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  • Perennial's Abraxas Ale Returns
    The faithful began arriving in the pre-dawn hours to prepare for the release of Perennial Artisan Ales' Abraxas -- "it’s decadent and full, strong, a cascade of cocoa, roast and sweet vanilla finished with a layer of cinnamon and an Ancho chile kick." The crowd brought many samples of their...
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  • The RFT's 2013 Best of St. Louis Party
    We celebrated the Best of St. Louis in 2013 at Plush (3224 Locust St) with an evening of live music, comedy, a drag show, food, booze and so much more. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • The Pancake Artistry of Dan Drake
    About four years ago, Dan Drake started making crazy pancakes. He's worked at the Courtesy Diner (3155 South Kingshighway; 314-776-9059) for almost five years, but is achieving that peculiar thing known as Reddit fame because of some old photos a friend took of him during a slow shift. Drake is...
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  • The Dead Can Dance at the Firebird
    The Dead Can Dance, a burlesque fundraiser put on by the STL chapter of the Zombie Squad benefiting Call For Help, Inc., was held last night at the Firebird featuring plenty of lovely ladies (and even some members of the Zombie Squad) stripping down for a good cause. Photo by Jon Gitchoff for...
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  • 4 Hands Brewing's Food Truck Feast
    Despite the chilly November temperatures, food truck (and beer!) enthusiasts flocked to 4 Hands Brewery on Saturday, November 2, 2013 for a food truck feast. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: The Final Food Truck Friday of 2013 4 Hands Brewing Co. Shares Details of...
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  • The Asylum Halloween Party @ the Franklin Room
    R&B Productions presented its fourth-annual Halloween party, "The Asylum: A Halloween Event," at the Franklin Room (816 Allen Ave.) on Friday, November 1, 2013. Music was provided by DJ Random and DJ Lou Diesel and an open bar helped open up the dance floor. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the...
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  • Nothing is Original: Halloween for the Punx
    The "Nothing is Original: Halloween for the Punx" covers show went down last night, October 31, 2013 at Melt (2712 Cherokee Street), with a variety of bands covering other bands for the one-time show. Bug Chaser covered the MC-5, Kisser covered Pentagram, So Many Dynamos covered Gang of Four,...
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  • The 15 Best Vegetarian Dishes in St. Louis
    As loyal Gut Check readers already know, every week Tara "The Veggielante" Mahadevan picks one local restaurant and highlights its tastiest vegetarian menu offerings. This week, we asked her to do a round-up of her absolute favorites, the best of the best of meatless St. Louis dining. Here we...
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  • Seitan Worship at Tree House Vegetarian on South Grand
    Vegan chefs are masters of manipulating plant oils and other fat sources for richness, but can they ever equal the thick layer of deliciousness that lies beneath a crispy duck skin or the ribbon of marbling that runs through a rib eye? We entered Tree House on a quest to find the fat. Could...
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  • Star Wars Night at the Edward Jones Dome
    Before a Monday Night Football matchup at the Edward Jones Dome against the Seattle Seahawks, the St. Louis Rams teamed up with Lucasfilm Ltd. to host the first-ever Star Wars meet up in the Bud Light Party Zone. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. More Star Wars: Star Wars Night...
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  • Halloween in the Central West End
    The Central West End neighborhood held its 30th annual Halloween party Saturday night, October 26, 2013 so we swung by for the adults-only costume contest and party. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: Costumes of the Coolfire Halloween Party
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  • Cardinals Fans Show Off Their Halloween Spirit
    After a dramatic win in Game 2, the Cardinals brought the World Series back to Busch tied up 1-1. We caught up with some fans -- many fully in the spirit of Halloween -- before Game 3 and bring back these photos. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: Ten Ways to Act Like...
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