• Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Schlafly Name Caught in Legal Battle

    When someone says "Schlafly" here at Gut Check headquarters, we of course think of one thing: beer. The brewery was founded in 1989 by Tom Schlafly and Don Kopman and has since grown to the biggest craft brewery in the state. The company filed for a federal trademark in 2011 -- no problem, right? Bu ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2012

    Eternal Summers

    8 p.m. Tuesday, December 4. Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Name Dispute Remains a Matter of Taste

    This no longer exists. Don't even mention it.​This week's review of twinOak Wood Fired Fare (1201 Strassner Drive, Brentwood; 314-644-2772) mentions the controversy surrounding the restaurant's original name, Taste Wood Fired Fare. In discussing the dispute between what is now twinOak and Gera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    This Town Ain't Big Enough For Two Best of St. Louises

    There can be only one.‚ÄčEvery fall, as you, our devoted readers, surely know, Riverfront Times puts out a massive Best of St. Louis issue that contains more than 400 listings for the best stuff in St. Louis.Earlier this summer, Max Bemberg, Ben DeMeyer and Alex Luft, a trio of St. Louisans, decided ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Do You Have a Facesquatting Problem?

    moar funny picturesThousands of Facebook users made a mad dash to reserve their unique Facebook URL's on Friday night. Did you get yours? Oh wait ... you mean you had better things to do late on a Friday night? This seemingly over-hyped event seemed to go off without a hitch. Facebook didn't crash a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Czech Mate for Anheuser-Busch

    There must be something in the water over at Lynch and 12th Streets. A-B, King of Beers, announced yesterday that it's making friends with the Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, a staunch and longtime foe. No, the two companies have not put to rest the dozens of pending trademark cases over the name ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2006

    Zoo™ Suit

    The Saint Louis Zoo's new baby cheetahs are cute; its lawsuits are not. Plus: Jerry Lewis Bey writes his memoir from prison, a single girl sounds off, and a local blogger finds herself in deep doo-doo.

  • News

    May 12, 2004

    Sentimental Journey

    Unreal cares enough to send the very best; plus, we get our five minutes of TV fame and continue the hard-hitting sandwich reportage