This week, the Riverfront Times ventures out to Gobble Stop Smokehouse, a four-month-old Creve Coeur barbecue joint remarkable for two reasons, only one of which is that name. Here chicken and turkey dominate the menu — and you won’t find so much as a morsel of pork. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
St. Louis' buxom-est frauleins donned their St. Pauli Girl duds once again for the 2012 edition of Soulard Oktoberfest, which featured strongest barmaid, beer-stein-holding, bratwurst-eating and Miss Oktoberfest competitions. And where there's frauleins, all the young dudes are sure to follow....
St. Louis' long-running scicence fiction and fantasy convention was held this weekend at the Gateway Center and DoubleTree by Hilton in Collinsville, Illinois.
- Read RFT's 2004 feature on Archon, "Geeks Gone Wild"
- 2010 Archon photos
- 2011 Archon photos
Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
Alabama Shakes played to a sold-out crowd on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at The Pageant. Fly Golden Eagle and Riley Downing opened the show. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
- Alabama Shakes at the Old Rock House, 12/18/11
- Dispatches from Bonnaroo: Alabama Shakes
KDHX executive director Beverly Hacker gave RFT a tour of the station's future home in Grand Center. Here's a look at the raw space that will one day be the Larry J. Weir Center for Independent Media. Photos by Tom Carlson.
Read Kiernan Maletsky's article on KDHX's 25th anniversary and new...
Featuring St. Louis superman, the 2011 World Series trophy, many bundled-up Cardinals fans and at least one Nationals fan. Photos by Steve Truesdell for Riverfront Times, shot around Busch Stadium on Monday, October 8, 2012 before Game 2 of the 2012 National League Division Series.
This week, Ian Froeb reviews Blood & Sand -- not the awesome Spartacus TV series but the equally awesome members-only restaurant.
Read Ian Froeb's Blood & Sand restaurant review.
Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie's Twins of Evil Tour stopped at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Friday, October 5, 2012. Photos by Jason Stoff for the Riverfront Times.
- The 53 Hardest-Rocking Ladies at the Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson Concert