Alarm Will Sound paints electronica with all the colors of an orchestra. By arranging the works of composers like Steve Reich, Tyondai Braxton and John Orfe, the ensemble provides a live exploration of classical sound. Alarm Will Sound is a big band, twenty strong, with an emphasis on rhythmic drive ... More >>
Hadley Township, the once predominately African-American neighborhood of Richmond Heights, will likely be gone within 30 days. Demolition crews began razing the neighborhood last month. First they sawed down all the trees. Now they're at work tearing down the neighborhood's single-family homes to ma ... More >>
According to the foreman who walked photographer Dan Wampler through Powell Square yesterday, a huge chunk of the building is coming down sometime today. "I will get to say I was the last photographer to shoot the interior of the Powell Square Building," Wampler wrote in an email. "We were only ab ... More >>
One day last November, Jacob Schmidt schlepped a bag of trash into the alley behind his parents' house in Compton Heights. He looked at the dumpsters and thought, "These things really 'uglify' the city." So Schmidt, then a junior at Metro high school, asked city officials if he swirl some colo ... More >>
Response from the city appears at the end of this article.At long last Richmond Heights believes it has a plan for the long suffering Hadley Township, the mostly African-American neighborhood east of Hanley Road and south of Dale Avenue that city officials have allowed to rot for a decade under the ... More >>
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 >>
flickr.com/photos/coturnixBzzzzzzzzz Run for your lives!!! Becuase there are cicadas. HOLY EFFING SH$T WE GOTS CICADAS! Every thirteen years, they emerge to buzz out their 120-decibel love songs, and this year is gonna be off the chain, according to various news sources: The Associated Press said ... More >>
courtesy of Steve EwingSteve Ewing and his team at Taste of St. LouisSteve Ewing is a familiar face in the local music scene. He first made a name for himself as the frontman for the popular rock/funk/ska/reggae/you name it act the Urge, a post he held from the '80s until the band's breakup i ... More >>
A Jaguar in need of some paint.That's the first question that comes to mind when reading the tale of Terrence Halloway. The second question: Is it worth dying for? According to police, Halloway stole two cans of paint Sunday from the Brentwood Home Depot and fled the scene at a high rate of speed ... More >>
The Revolution will be televised and plenty addictive too.
Here comes the neighborhood!
A St. Louis company is making a killing off Halloween. Your screams are music to their ears.
Jennifer's is a thick slice of Midwestern paradise
Truck firms are so desperate for drivers that just about anybody can get behind the wheel
Meet the people who scrape up the most godawful messes in Missouri
Unreal gives prom-goers a hand, visits with cute 'n' cuddly intestinal parasites, and celebrates the confluence of BBQ and protective eyewear. Plus: A local blogger strikes out.
Amid the lofty renaissance, the hardcore of the urban core
Magic Johnson's proposed north St. Louis development is dead
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Entrepreneur Troy Williams offers a superlative breakfast joint as his latest venture
The waste may be gone, but the stigma lingers
A Teamster tries to smoke out lawbreakers at Schnucks
The women screwed by Rent-A-Center are threatening to take the company to the cleaners. But Ernie Talley and the rest of his Texas bubbas are trying to have the last laugh.
With the determination of a Missouri mule, Mayor Mike Swoboda drags a $40 million development into the heart of Kirkwood
"Great music, no red ink" is the new refrain of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Civic squabbling -- featuring RFT editor Safir Ahmed -- on KMOX; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
Developers like the Sansone Group are using a state law to rake in millions of tax dollars for retail projects in the burbs. Trouble is, the legislation was designed to help blighted inner cities.
The following TIF projects have been approved by St. Louis County municipalities, according to the St. Louis County Department of Planning.