Over-eaters brought a hearty appetite and their game faces to compete in the St. Louis area IHOP Pancake Bowl on Saturday, February 1, 2014. P.J. Brennan took home the title and $500 IHOP gift card prize by eating 26 pancakes in 20 minutes, or 1 and 1/3 pancake a minute. See if you can spot Brennan, we reveal his identity at the end of the slideshow.
Fundraisers dressed up in costumes and took the plunge into Lake St. Louis with proceeds benefitting Special Olympics Missouri on Saturday, February 1, 2014. Photo by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
2013 Polar Plunge into Creve Coeur Lake
The Hold Steady brought its high-energy show to a sold-out Off Broadway on the second night of its 2014 tour on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Opening the show was Tim Barry, former front man of Avail, with his acoustic guitar and rowdy songs. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
Despite the owner’s eccentric reputation, Bud’s barbecue is respectable, and sometimes downright delightful, standing up to the town’s most famous names. The menu offers two types of pork ribs: regular and Missouri-raised. Both are generously treated with a mildly spicy rub that forms a nice...
Beer geeks packed Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery & Bierhall (4465 Manchester Avenue) on Sunday, January 26, 2014 for the wolpertinger festival. The event featured samples from over 20 local brewers, food trucks, live music from the Funky Butt Brass Band and the first public tours of the new...
The fourth-annual Fire and Ice benefit was held at the Kerr Foundation Building (21 O'Fallon St.) to raise money for Gateway Art Support on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
The St. Louis Renaissance Faire organizers held their kick-off event of the year with the 2014 edition of the Midwinter's Ball on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the CWA Building in Maryland Heights. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
Boom Box brought its mix of electronic rock and blues to the dance floor of the Old Rock House on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Ramona opened the show. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
On January 18th, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas was packed with the adult entertainment industry's heavy hitters for the 2014 AVN Awards. The biggest awards went to Bonnie Rotten for female performer of the year and Manuel Ferrara for male performer of the year. Underworld took home...
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Sidney Street Cafe (2000 Sidney Street) welcomed ten chefs from near and far for a special dinner on Monday, January 20, 2014. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
Katie Lee’s menu draws inspiration from her time abroad in Florence, Italy, though one of the better appetizers came from closer to home. The homemade toasted ravioli was a decadent vegetarian take on the St. Louis classic. They had a crispy exterior, and the filling of artichoke hearts, feta...
Sleepy Kitty played its record release show for Projection Room on Friday, January 17, 2014 with openers armadillo, Bug Chaser and Bailiff at Off Broadway. Photographer Jason Stoff was there and he brings back these photos.