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  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Mangia Mobile Now Sicily Streat

    Ian FroebDon't call it Mangia Mobile.​There was a food truck. Then there was a lawsuit. Then there was an injunction. Now there is a new name.Mangia Mobile announced via Twitter this morning that it will now be known as Sicily Streat. The "streat" is [sic]. As in eat. It took us a second, but we h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Entenmann's Casey Anthony Tweet Leads to Sticky Situation

    As you likely have already heard, a Florida jury today acquitted Casey Anthony of charges of murdering her two-year-old daughter, Caylee. If you're like me, you were only dimly aware that the trial was nearing the end, let alone had been to sent to the jury -- until, that is, your Twitter feed blew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    #DescribeYourVaginaWithaMovieTitle: The Top Ten Tweets

    Earlier this week some smartypants started a hashtag free-association game on Twitter. The title? #DescribeYourVaginaWithaMovieTitle. Didn't take long for the responses to roll in. Here's the best we could find. We restricted eligibility to tweets from women. There's a whole 'nother hashtag out the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Machree: Meet your RFT Showcase Main Stage Headliners

    Courtesy of Mike Judy​ If hardcore, metal and post-rock had a child, their rebellious offspring might be Machree, a band whose music blurs many genre lines but never comes across disjointed. Machree has an EP coming out in July, but there's no need to wait: The band closes out our outdoor stag ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011

    Jimmy Eat World

    8 p.m. Saturday, May 28. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Taste of India Closed? [Updated]

    Google Maps​A reader contacted Gut Check via Twitter with word that Taste of India (3279 Hampton Avenue; 314-646-8488) might be closed. The restaurant wasn't open for its regular lunch hours when I visited today. The reader said it has been this way for "weeks."The restaurant's phone number remain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Arcade Fire: Certain Tickets On-Sale Now, Pre-Sale Tomorrow

    ​If you follow A to Z on Twitter (and why not? We turn two years old this week!), you saw that Twitter user @shields121 pointed out that Arcade Fire tickets are already on-sale via the band's website. These are only the general admission floor seats, mind you. However, I just checked and ticke ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    RFT Web Awards: Meet the Judges

    ​The finalists have been chosen, the party planners are toiling away and the suspense is mounting: Who will be winning one of RFT's first-ever Web Awards?We're not answering that just yet. (You'll have to stay tuned for the complete list of winners!) But we are ready to introduce our esteemed pane ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    RFT Web Awards: Meet the Judges

    ​The finalists have been chosen, the party planners are toiling away and the suspense is mounting: Who will be winning one of RFT's first-ever Web Awards?We're not answering that just yet. (You'll have to stay tuned for the complete list of winners!) But we are ready to introduce our esteemed pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    RFT Web Awards: Meet the Judges

    ​The finalists have been chosen, the party planners are toiling away and the suspense is mounting: Who will be winning one of RFT's first-ever Web Awards?We're not answering that just yet. (You'll have to stay tuned for the complete list of winners!) But we are ready to introduce our esteemed pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Going to the RFT Music Showcase? Use Twitter? Read On!

    ​Tomorrow is finally the day: The RFT Music Showcase is happening on Washington Avenue. Really, what else do you have going on? (Don't answer that.) Bands, booze, more bands, more booze -- it's all shaping up to be a lovely summer day in the Lou. Since so many music fans (including us!) are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    St. Louis Cardinals Twitter Accounts You Should Follow

    ​Keep up on the latest 140-character bursts of news, humor and statistics related to the St. Louis Cardinals on Twitter with this list of accounts you should follow, curated by the RFT staff. The tweeters below are all real people with opinions and we've excluded those Twitter accounts that simply ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey's Speech to Bishop DuBourg Graduates

    ​The co-creator of the Twitter was back in his hometown of St. Louis yesterday to deliver a commencement speech to the 2010 graduates of his alma matter, Bishop DuBourg High School. Jack Dorsey, peppered his speech with references to his childhood growing up in St. Louis. It was his fascination wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    C.J. Beatty: Cardinals Minor Leaguer Is ALL OVER TWITTER

    ​C.J. Beatty, an outfielder drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals last year (26th round; 789th overall), has been playing well with the Quad Cities team and was recently promoted to the club's full-season roster, AND HE'LL TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT ON TWITTER. Kidding aside, this minor-league prospe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    St. Louis Blogger "The Beautiful Kind" Fired for Writing About Sex

    Emily GoodSt. Louis sex blogger The Beautiful Kind had her cover blown on Twitter -- and lost her job.​Two months ago Riverfront Times featured local pseudonymous sex blogger The Beautiful Kind as part of our "Bloggers Bakers Dozen [scroll down]." "The Beautiful Kind might make you blush," R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Twitter Fight, Take Three: KFC Double Down Stands Up for Itself on Twitter

    TIan FroebDoublin' down on Twitter​he KFC Double Down, a "sandwich" of bacon and cheese between two fried chicken-breast fillets, has been the talk of the food media since its debut on Monday. Now the Double Down is talking back -- on Twitter.That's right, follow @kfcdoubledown to learn what the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Twitter Fight, Take Two: How Chipotle Uses Social Media

    A few weeks back, virtual sparks flew when local restaurateurs clashed with a group of social media-packin' diners on Twitter. But while social-media exchanges can cause anger and hurt feelings, the medium can be a catalyst for discussing problems in the industry and ultimately bringing down the wal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Twitter Food Fight! Customers and Restaurateurs Hash It Out!

    It always seems to take the Midwest a bit to catch up with the coasts. In San Francisco they had their first Yelp-related smackdown with criminal charges in November. Last week the New York Times published a story about chefs taking to Twitter to air grievances about suppliers, customers, employees, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Mangia Italiano Is Going Non-Smoking on March 1

    Per Vintage Vinyl's Twitter: As hinted at by Mangia Italiano's executive chef a few weeks ago, the venue/restaurant will be going non-smoking as of March 1. This announcement comes on the same day that Keegan Hamilton's in-depth piece on the smoking ban and how it will (or won't) affect St. Louis es ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Jack Dorsey Conspicuously Absent from Time Magazine's Recognition of "Twitter Guys"

    ​Time is out with its annual Person of the Year edition honoring the man (or woman) who most influenced the news over the past 365 days. This year's honoree is Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke who the magazine credits with mitigating the damages of the sour economy.Ranking in at No. 21 on a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on my Twitter feed this week:A few weeks ago I wondered when someone would name a dish after #stlblues T.J. Oshie. The Post sports bar in Maplewood has an Oshie Burger.1:14 PM Dec 15thOf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on my Twitter feed this week:Oh man. Forgot how much easier getting around to restaurants for reviews/blogs was with 64/40. THANK GOD.2:00 PM Dec 7thif the foie gras doesn't kill me, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on my Twitter feed this week:Sketchin' out Top Ten Dishes 2009 review. Lookin' back, a strange year. Some easy calls. Some tough. 4:38 PM Nov 30thNY Times finds first food thread, comple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on my Twitter feed this week:Delmar Loop Xmas decorations up. #didisleepthroughthanksgivingandnowitsdecember?11:31 AM Nov 16thI don't care how many restaurants serve them: Crab cakes are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed this week:I get strange stuff in the mail: http://pic.gd/56d5611:30 PM Nov 2ndWell, I can cross Vietnamese-style congealed pork blood off the list of things I haven't eaten.2:47 PM Nov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Have You Made Any Twitter Lists Yet?

    Twitter added a new list feature in the last week or so. Twitter lists (if you haven't explored them yet) allow you to group Twitter users into categories of your own creation.​For instance, I have created four lists:STL for local peoplePeople I know IRL for people I have actually met in personA l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed this week:Coworker: "That [picture] looks like vomit." Yep, it's Editing Throwback of the House Time!11:05 AM Oct 12thWhat we learned this weekend: Do not go to dinner in Soulard at same ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Mayor Slay Bets A Burrito (and More) That the Cards Will Beat the Dodgers

    ​Followers of our fair leader's Twitter feed have no doubt noticed the back and forth banter between Mayor Slay and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The two have a whole lot riding on the outcome of the National League Division Series.And by a "whole lot" we mean not really that much at all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed this week:Dude has had 5 glasses of port before entree!?!9:40 PM Sep 26thLibrarian finds bacon bookmark in returned book: http://bit.ly/88br3 9:27 AM Sep 29th

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed this week:@stlbites i should clarify> i agree: marc baltes rocked Dorm Room @33wine8:37 AM Aug 25th@stlbites you had leftovers? i did everything short of plant my face in the bowl.8 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Ten Social Media Pet Peeves

    If you've been on Twitter or Facebook or any popular social media site for any amount of time, you've probably discovered that there are some things that a lot of people do that you find very annoying -- that anyone should find very annoying. I queried my Twitter followers for the things that anno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Daily RFT Twitter Follow Friday; Six Celebrities from STL on Twitter

    Here are six nationally famous St. Louisians on Twitter. This list is very likely not complete by any means. Obvious omissions are sports celebrities who probably deserve their own list. The idea here is to stick with people who are known in the entertainment business. And there is one exception -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    First Official @rftmusic Tweet-up Set for Sunday, August 23

    When not blogging over here on A to Z, you can find me on the @rftmusic Twitter, posting tunes, retweeting links, pimping out this blog and chatting idly with all of you kind STL folks. And even though meeting people from the Internet is scary, I've decided to throw the First Annual @rftmusic Tweet- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    St. Louis Tweets from a Wednesday Night (We Read Twitter So You Don't Have To)

    Often when you read Twitter you know the 140 character messages are just the tip of the iceberg of a larger story. Sometimes you can guess what it is, other times it's impossible to decipher. Here are some tweets from St. Lousians last night. If you know or can guess the story behind them, drop it i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    RFT Staffers Contemplate Day Without Twitter

    ​If you haven't heard yet. Twitter is down. The social media site is being seized by a "denial of service attack" -- whatever in the hell that means. Meanwhile, the Twitter outage has prompted a few amusing emails here at Riverfront Times. I'll begin with the email from calendar editor Paul Friswo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Daily RFT picks for Twitter's Follow Friday Blogher Edition

    Blogher, an annual conference for women bloggers, is taking place in Chicago this week. So I chose to pick out some St. Louisans who are attending. Sometimes you can get a unique perspective on an event by reading the tweets of those who attend. I'm fairly sure that this is not a complete list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Daily RFT, STL Picks for Twitter Follow Friday

    Here are six random St. Louis Tweeps you should consider following:UnclePilot is a writer.Twitter bio: I write stuff. And have adventures. And sometimes drink a little too much.Sample Tweet: Maybe it's just me, but this certainly seems to have become The Year Of The Great Growing Up-ening for me and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    BBB Warns of Massive Douche-Baggery on Twitter

    As if Twitter Spam wasn't bad enough, the popularity of Twitter is now attracting yet another form of lowlife scum. The Better Business Bureau put out a warning on their website yesterday to watch out for schemes where someone promises you to get paid to Tweet. One of the websites that the BBB ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    What If You Threw the LARGEST TWEET UP IN ST. LOUIS and No One Showed Up?

    Photo by: Bill StreeterRev. Brian Dowel protests an unrelated event. A few weeks ago a local Twitter user, Rex Gradeless (Rex7) and non-local Twitterer Brandon Prebynski (Prebynski) of Indianapolis began promoting what they billed as the "St. Louis Largest Tweet-up Ever!" which was to happen la ... More >>

  • Music

    July 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    St. Louis Twitter Follow Friday; Four Locals You Should Follow

    Here are four St. Louisans, you may want to consider following on Twitter today:Toby WeissTwitter Info:Web: http://www.beltstl.comBio: http://tobyweiss.comSample Tweet:There's a disconnect between #stl citizens and their politicians: http://tinyurl.com/n4y9s5

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Bring a Tweep to Lunch ... What?

    Photo by: Todd R. JordanFeraro's Pizza Frites are the perfect Tweep food.I wanted to post a list of upcoming social media events this week but when I went searching around for events I only really found one; the weekly Bring a Tweep to lunch event hosted and organized by one Todd R. Jordan or Tojosa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Video: Conan O'Brien's Twitter Tracker

    I know I've blogged this before, but you should be following the RFT's three editorial Twitter accounts: RiverfrontTimes, rftmusic and gutcheckstl. Gotta admit, I find some great stuff in those accounts. For instance, Target Market (the band) tweeted a link to this video, from The Ton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Board Okays Demolition of San Luis Apartments; Twitterers Report the News

    Photo by: Steve Patterson UrbanReviewSTL.comBloggers and Twitterers in attendance at the Preservation Board Meeting (the ones with their heads down looking at their iPhones and Blackberrys)Last night while I was enduring a five-hour power outage in my neighborhood, the St. Louis Preservati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Keep Suggesting Burgers for the First Fight Club Sandwich!

    Yesterday's post on the inaugural Fight Club Sandwich, pitting your choice of two burgers from local restaurants in a battle to be decided by your struly, has received an awesome response so far. Keep suggesting burgers in the comments thread of that post or to Gut Check's Twitter feed (twitter.com/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    RFT Picks for Twitter Follow Friday: STL Tweeps

    There's no particular theme to this weeks picks, other than these are some local people who I enjoy following on Twitter.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Not To Be Outdone, St. Louis County Police Launch Twitter, Facebook Profiles

    Yesterday we told you how the Chesterfield Police Department recently launched a Twitter account. Now the St. Louis County Police Department has followed suit. Apparently new police chief Tim Fitch (promoted to the position just last week) is more of a techie than predecessor Jerry Lee. In a press r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    The Chesterfield PD: Patrolling Twitter, Protecting the World. (Not Really)

    The Chesterfield Police Department began Twittering yesterday. And based on the looks of the image on their Twitter page, they seem to have global aspirations. And is it me, or does that graphic on their logo look like a fist? But rather than speculate about what the symbol may mean, I decided to fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    RFT Picks for Twitter Follow Friday: The Creatives

    This is our version of Twitter's Follow Friday tradition where we pick a few local Twitter people we think you should be following. This week's theme is the creatives. Four of the picks are photographers while two others are creative business people who also use Twitter to promote their b ... More >>

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