It was difficult for Pete Manzo to close the sausage shop his father opened in 1955 last September. The numbers just weren't there, and St. Louis said goodbye to an institution. Then he went to Chicago and Tuscany. Manzo had another idea for his expertise: EAT St. Louis Food Tours. See also: Manzo ... More >>
Los Angeles talent agency ICM Partners is working on plans to hold dual Summer Rocks music festivals in downtown St. Louis' Gateway Mall, beginning the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends in 2015. Proponents of the festival say that St. Louis' geographically central location makes it a perfect trave ... More >>
This weekend, hit up Food Truck Friday and Local Social in the Central West End. Alternatively, consider going on an ice cream bicycle ride hosted by Trailnet or sign up for a class at Kitchen Conservatory. Plenty of food-related fun awaits right after the jump. See also: - Iron Barley's Tomato Fes ... More >>
Get out and eat this weekend! St. Louis Craft Beer week is in full swing, the Saint Louis Art Museum wraps up its free outdoor film series, Broadway Oyster Bar hosts its next food fest, Dishcrawl hits the Delmar Loop and more. Read on for some tasty recommendations. See also: - 10 Must-Drink Events ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, December 27. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
With an an endearingly bad video posted on YouTube, VisitMo -- our state's tourism bureau -- is suggesting that "Momo," the Missouri monster, actually exists. There's no question that a monster sighting did capture the imagination of Mississippi River towns from here clear up to Hannibal back in the ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, October 12. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
8 p.m. Friday, January 27. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Peter KinderLt. Governor Peter Kinder voted to give $2.5 million in taxpayer money to the non-profit company running the Tour of Missouri bicycle race -- even while he served as the company's chairman.And that's a conflict of interest, says the state auditor. In a newly released audit of the Miss ... More >>
Governor Jay Nixon was in St. Louis yesterday to announce that the region would soon receive more than $550,000 in federal grants to build and improve its trail system for bicyclists and pedestrians. The money comes via the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, which applied for, and was awar ... More >>
Doors at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 18. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue.
Admit it: You'd pay ungodly tax rates to vacation here.With a tax rate on hotel rooms of 15.67 percent, the suburb of Richmond Heights already has one of the higher hotel tax rates in the nation -- higher than such tourist meccas as San Francisco and New York City, the St. Louis Business Journal ... More >>
4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 18. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Towboats: So much to celebrate -- next year.This just in...The Great Rivers Towboat Festival scheduled for this weekend, June 19 and 20, in Grafton has been canceled due to high waters. The Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau reports that recent rains have raised the Mississippi Rive ... More >>
Budget woes coupled with political infighting appears to have derailed the fourth running of the Tour of Missouri.After months of pedaling uphill, it would appear that the Tour of Missouri, one of the most high-profile bicycle races in the U.S., has run out of steam and will have to cancel ... More >>
A bitter political rivalry may doom the fourth running of the Tour of MissouriThe Tour of Missouri, the Midwest's version of the Tour de France, is likely dead on arrival this year, a victim in large part of the political animosity that exists between Gov. Jay Nixon and Lt. Gov. Peter Kind ... More >>
7 p.m. Wednesday, February 24. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
7 p.m. Friday, July 31. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
The Associated Press is reporting today that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources withheld a May report showing unsafe levels of E. Coli bacteria in the Lake of the Ozarks.More than half of the 60 tests taken on May 26 showed E. Coli levels above the state standard, with at least two of thos ... More >>
9 p.m. Monday, March 30. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.
By DAVID MARTIN Dreaming of of a trip to Seville? Kansas City tourism officials have an offer for you, although travelers will need to squint and pretend that the beggar just asked for a down payment on a hamburguesa con queso.
Artists fling wide their doors this weekend
9 p.m. Saturday, December 9. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
Mr. Night and Ms. Day cruise down 66 and get distracted by roadside treasures
Up your Lou IQ with a guided tour of the city's best nabes
Stranded in Ghana
Uncle Tupelo: The Voice of Missouri
St. Louis University Art Museum
Bellews Creek Farm
Eighth and Pine
Bonne Terre Mines
A look at the ghosts of Alton -- and the people who believe in them
David Judd, UM-St. Louis prof and co-author of The Tourist City, wants St. Louis to be linked by more than just highways between sports palaces and shopping malls