Last month Daily RFT examined a Facebook campaign that seeks to bring an IKEA to the 295 acres in Fenton that -- until 2009 -- was home to a Chrysler plant. As we confirmed from IKEA, the former site of the automaker (above) is too big for one of its stores. So what might this prime real estate alon ... More >>
The region's continued dry stretch and the oppressive heat are forcing municipalities to cancel or delay Independence Day fireworks displays. The risk of fire is just too great, and so Arnold, Chesterfield, Columbia (IL), Ellisville, Eureka, Farmington, Kirkwood, Pacific, Potosi, Washington (MO), We ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
So, this summer Six Flags is operating its "Mr. Freeze" roller coaster in reverse. To generate publicity for the ride, the theme park invited media out last week to give it a spin. To make the junket seem less self-serving, Six Flags also invited some kids from Big Brothers, Big Sisters to try out t ... More >>
Image viaGut Check recommends actually drinking the Pocket Shots on a hot summer's day.It's unfortunate that Missouri summers are notoriously hot and humid, especially when there are so many concerts, sporting events and other outdoor activities to partake in. It's even more unfortunate that ... More >>
Huzzah! TV On the Radio is finally playing a St. Louis show, as part of the second annual LouFest.2720 Cherokee
*Lyrics Born, April 14
*Vibesquad, April 1
*Soja, May 18
*Above and Beyond, April 22
*Wolfgang Gartner, May 11
Former America's Next Top Model contestant Kim Stolz and her bestest friends have taken to our nation's highways to discuss the most important issue facing women today. Nope, it's not domestic violence or breast cancer or even equal pay for equal work. It's menstruation!
Well, maybe your period ris ... More >>
The buses were traveling from St. James (A) to Six Flags (B) when they crashed at Gray Summit (red).The survivors of an accident involving two school buses on Interstate 44 today began arriving at St. Louis hospitals around noon today.According to reports, two buses full of young teens from the S ... More >>
Lady Gaga's superglam besties Semi Precious Weapons will sex up Vintage Vinyl on July 17 before taking the stage with her at Scottrade Center.
*Hayes Carll, September 10
Blues City Deli
*John Nemeth Blues Band, July 15
*Killola, August 9
*Matt Costa, No ... More >>
Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba and his crew will bring the (emotional) pain to Six Flags on July 28.
*Papadosio, June 17
Beale on Broadway
*The Blasters, July 2
*Chuck Berry, July 21
*Bettie Serveert, October 22
In late January, the Daily RFT wrote that TripAdvisor -- in compiling its Top 10 Dirtiest Hotels in America list for 2010 -- placed the Days Inn Eureka Six Flags as No. 2. As one unhappy camper put it: "If Hell had a hotel, it would look something like this."
The news apparently did not ... More >>
This is one of nearly 50 posts placed on TripAdvisor, almost all of which have nothing but absolute scorn for the Days Inn Eureka Six Flags.
Here's a sampling of some other cranky consumer comments about the 150-room establishment that TripAdvisor has named the second-dirtiest hotel in the ... More >>
A week or so ago, Unreal heard about a couple who wed on the commuter train where they first met. Wed, as in, got married while the train ran its regular route. With guests in attendance. Now Unreal finds out that Six Flags out in Eureka is inviting people to tie the knot, or renew their vows, on (o ... More >>
Wow. So, in 1984 the Operations Department at the Missouri branch of Six Flags made this very elaborate (and rather professional) video for an employee talent show. I'm sure none of the performers ever thought it would last and see the light of day -- but 25 years later, here it is, in all of its '8 ... More >>