• Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    OK Go, Tesla, Lotus and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again is 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 of artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Winery Is...

    One of our favorite things about St. Louis in the summer is going to wineries. And we know which one we'll be checking out next. This place got almost 50 percent of the vote, a margin we haven't seen in a while. Your pick for St. Louis' most underrated winery is... See also: Rack House West Winery ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    6 Aquatic Adventures to Help Beat the St. Louis Heat This Summer

    All week long we're rolling out content from our Summer Guide 2014. In it you'll find all the best ways to enjoy the season in and around St. Louis. Click here to read the rest of the guide or pick it up in print at the red Riverfront Times box nearest you. According to the Farmers' Almanac, it's g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Ten Worst St. Louis Crimes of 2013

    It was another deadly year in and around St. Louis despite overall crime in the city (and region) trending down slightly in 2013. Still, no amount of policing can prevent depraved individuals from committing callous and sadistic acts of violence. The ten cases below, listed from bad to worst, attest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    James Crocker: Evidence Shows Float Trip Shooter Was Attacked, Injured, Says Lawyer

    Evidence clearly shows that James Crocker, the suspect in the tragic float trip fatality last month, was attacked and injured prior to the deadly shooting. That's according to Crocker's attorneys who are looking to cast doubts on the prosecution's second-degree murder charge as the case moves forwar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    James Crocker, Float Trip Shooting Suspect, Was Attacked, Feared for His Life, Attorney Says

    James Crocker, the 59-year-old Steelville resident who fatally shot a man by his property on the Meramec River last month, was first attacked by a group on a float trip. That is according to his attorney Michael Bert, who says that his client suffered injuries at the hands of a large crowd of people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Photos: 12 Worst St. Louis Crimes, July 2013

    Crime rates typically climb in summertime and July in the St. Louis metro area was certainly a busy month. There have now been more than 60 homicides in the city this year with several high-profile tragic cases occurring over the last month -- including the fatal shooting of a nine-year-old boy insi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    James Crocker: Woman Who Called 911 After Float Trip Shooting Says He Was "Very Calm"

    On Saturday afternoon, Steelville resident Carol Smelser, 61, heard shots and screaming. With a home along the Meramec River where loud float trip groups frequently pass by, she didn't think much of it at first, she says. "I thought maybe it was fireworks, but it sounded really close," she tells D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Float Trip Murder: Widow in Mourning After Meramec Shooting, Says "He Was My Rock"

    On Saturday, Loretta Dart watched as a stranger on the Meramec River shot and killed her husband. As we reported yesterday, police say that 59-year-old Steelville resident James Crocker, a property owner along the river, was angry about a group on a float trip stopping near his home. Reportedly upse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Cops: Homeowner Mad at Urinating Man on Meramec Float Trip Shoots, Kills Paul Dart

    A float trip on the Meramec River this weekend took a tragic turn when a homeowner -- allegedly angry about a man urinating on his private property -- pulled out a gun and shot a man to death, cops say. The suspect, 59-year-old Steelville resident James Crocker, told cops, "It's my property, and I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Trout are in Season at the Clayton Farmers' Market

    On Saturdays the Brown Shoe parking lot (on Maryland Avenue just west of Straub's) in tony Clayton is transformed. Folding lawn chairs are assembled into an ad hoc seating area, crates of vegetables are hauled out of vans and pick-up trucks and white canopies begin popping up in rows. Must be a far ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    Bounty by the County

    The stateís winemakers and food producers arenít exactly key playersin the global economy. A Mizzou professor aims to change all that.

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Food to Float Your Boat

    Get gourmet on Missouri's rivers

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    Hot Time, Music in the City

    A feast of sweet summer sounds awaits you

  • Music

    June 27, 2001

    Rhonda Vincent

    Friday, June 29; Chevy Music Hall (Steelville, Mo.)

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    The Buck Stops Here

    Modern-day Daniel Boones are a deer's best friend -- and its worst nightmare