The Place: Square One Brewery (1727 Park Avenue; 314-231-2537) The Hours: Happy hour is offered Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. The Deal: A selection of $4.95 appetizers. $1 off beers and mixed drinks.
St. Louis Craft Beer Week may be bigger, but as Taste's Kyle Mathis recently told us, St. Louis is up-and-coming in the world of craft cocktails. Enter the second St. Louis Craft Spirits and Cocktail Week, which celebrates the craft distilleries, cocktails and mixologists around town. Take the oppor ... More >>
St. Louis is kicking off fall with its annual Art Fair in Clayton with tons of food to complement the art. There's also the "alternative" art fair in Maplewood at Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Avenue; 314-241-2337). Don't forget LouFest's Nosh Pit, and the kickoff party for St. Louis Craft Sp ... More >>
View Lafayette Square in a larger map St. Louis' neighborhoods are gems in their own right: full of history, great people and, as far as Gut Check is concerned, fantastic food. Each week we'll take you into a specific neighborhood and point you in the direction of the best places to grab some bites ... More >>
Image ViaWhat do the countries of Scandinavia have in common? For one thing, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland are some of the happiest places on Earth. Every time a new study comes out attempting to quantify "life satisfaction," these countries hold court in the top ten, trading off the nu ... More >>
Katie MoultonLocal Harvest v2.0: Now with more room for fresh produce -- and shopping carts!Back in September Gut Check mentioned that Local Harvest Grocery in south St. Louis would move to a larger location at 3108 Morgan Ford -- just 450 feet from its current home. This Sunday, March 6, is ... More >>
Adam DavenportZombie Lindbergh â€‹Ink & Drink Comics started out as a social gathering for St. Louis comic creators to meet up and drink beer while talking about comics. However, the group's enthusiasm soon outgrew simple conversation -- and they decided to pool their talents and start making co ... More >>
Marvin Barnes as an ABA playerâ€‹Looking back on his time playing for the Spirits of St. Louis in the 1970s, Marvin Barnes says he was one of the top five basketball players on the planet. He may well have been: As a player in the American Basketball Association, he earned Rookie of the Year honors ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
Bob Costas recalls the “genius deal” that keeps alive the Spirits of St. Louis of the old American Basketball Association.
Last month Bill McClellan wrote a column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about troubles George Randall was having opening a wine and spirits store in McKinley Heights. After he'd invested nearly $100,000 transforming an old warehouse into a retail destination at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Int ... More >>
Week of December 10, 2003
That Bob Costas guy really gets around