• Calendar

    December 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    The Cakes at Brand-New Russell's on Macklind Are Almost Too Pretty to Eat. Almost.

    Residents of south city might have been sad to see Murdoch Perk go, but a new restaurant and coffee shop opened in Murdoch Perk's old spot this week, and neighbors seem thrilled. Russell's on Macklind (5400 Murdoch Avenue; 314-553-9994) opened on Tuesday, March 19, to a steady flow of customers co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    The Sweet Divine to Move to Soulard in March

    The Sweet Divine (4521 South Kingshighway Boulevard; 636-942-2900) is about to get a little sweeter. The bakery, which opened in south city only last June, is already planning a move next month to bigger digs in Soulard. The cupcakery began as the dream of Jenna Seibert, who owns the store with her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Two New Barbecue Joints Ready to Open in South City

    In November of last year, we spotted Wilson's BBQ, a new barbecue joint preparing to open at 4904 Devonshire Avenue, just west of the intersection with South Kingshighway Boulevard in the Southampton neighborhood. The restaurant's neon Open sign was dark and its front windows were soaped when we sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    First Look: SOHA Bar & Grill

    In the nearly four years since the low-slung building that used to house Off the Vine has been closed, the space at Hampton and Columbia avenues sat dark and empty, acquiring cobwebs. Nearly three weeks after it has reopened, 2605 Hampton Avenue, now known as SOHA Bar & Grill, is still rather dark. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 6, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    The Ten Best Outdoor Dining Spots in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: May 13-15

    Image viaBring your pooch to Yappy Hour at the Bleeding Deacon this Sunday!​ Friday, May 13: Grand opening week @ I Scream Cakes During Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo celebration last Saturday, a new kid on the block opened its doors for the first time. I Scream Cakes debuted its custard sty ... More >>

  • Film

    May 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis: February 18 to 20

    ​Leaving the house = still awesome. Some recommended critic's picks are right over here. Other beaucoup weekend events (such as Motörhead) are previewed elsewhere. And below, ten more good bets for the weekend. All Weekend: Crankfest @ Cranky Yellow Info about this all-ages art and music ce ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    City Sues Over Avalon Theater, Oddball Owner Still MIA

    Greg Tsevis in front of the Avalon Theatre in July 2007Heather Ratcliffe reports in the Post-Dispatch today that the City has filed a lawsuit hoping to take control of the old Avalon Theatre on South Kingshighway.The building, condemned in 2006, was originally built in 1935 as an old-school "movie p ... More >>

  • News

    July 11, 2007

    Fade To Black

    The defiant owner of the old Avalon Cinema won’t give up his south St. Louis movie house without a fight.

  • News

    May 16, 2007

    Bad Blood

    Ever hear the one about the unions and the convention bureau?

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2004

    Do Over

    Guided by Voices returns to STL

  • News

    January 28, 2004


    Wait no more: Unreal's presidential-candidate endorsements are in; plus we lament the loss of "Poetry Beat," check in with the lads at Sanford-Brown and wonder if we can get a direct line to God

  • News

    July 18, 2001


    Week of July 18, 2001

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    The Transit Authority

    Bi-State is losing riders and money. Mike McGrath, who has driven a bus for more than a year, thinks he knows what's wrong.

  • News

    November 29, 2000

    Those People on the Bus

    Lafayette Square has a plan to keep the riffraff from mucking up the neighborhood

  • Culture

    July 19, 2000

    Richard II

    By William Shakespeare (St. Louis Shakespeare Company)

  • News

    June 23, 1999