February 01, 2013

50 Photos from January 2013

Live music, food porn, hard news ($1.5 million seized!), soft news (sexy plumbers?), real porn (the AVN awards in Vegas), raves on the beach, longform cover stories and more: Here is your month-in-photos from the RFT for January 2013 with photos from St. Louis and elsewhere.
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The third-annual No Pants MetroLink ride went down January 16. Afterwards, pantsless patrons met up at Pi (610 Washington Ave) in downtown St. Louis for a post-ride celebration. See more No Pants MetroLink ride photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
The third-annual No Pants MetroLink ride went down January 16. Afterwards, pantsless patrons met up at Pi (610 Washington Ave) in downtown St. Louis for a post-ride celebration. See more No Pants MetroLink ride photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
$1.5 Million. Seized on I-55 on January 30 near Collinsville from Carole Galvez, 62, who was driving a 2004 white Volvo convertible. Police think the money is drug-related. Prosecutors, naturally, are looking to have the money found in the vehicle forfeited. Read more: Madison County Traffic Arrest: This Is What $1.5 Million In Cash Looks Like.
$1.5 Million. Seized on I-55 on January 30 near Collinsville from Carole Galvez, 62, who was driving a 2004 white Volvo convertible. Police think the money is drug-related. Prosecutors, naturally, are looking to have the money found in the vehicle forfeited. Read more: Madison County Traffic Arrest: This Is What $1.5 Million In Cash Looks Like.
The second-annual Holy Ship!! cruise put a 3,000 EDM fans on a boat with some of the world's top dance music DJ's for a three-day trip that began in Ft. Lauderdale, continued to Nassau, the Bahamas, a private island and then back to Florida. Sounds like a good reason to escape the St. Louis winter to us. Best of the Holy Ship!! EDM Cruise. Photo by Ian Witlen.
The second-annual Holy Ship!! cruise put a 3,000 EDM fans on a boat with some of the world's top dance music DJ's for a three-day trip that began in Ft. Lauderdale, continued to Nassau, the Bahamas, a private island and then back to Florida. Sounds like a good reason to escape the St. Louis winter to us. Best of the Holy Ship!! EDM Cruise. Photo by Ian Witlen.
Daily RFT asked Minerva Lopez for a photo of her; she took this one and sent it with the subject line, "I'm going to get those thugs!" Read more: "Photos: Gooolll, Cherokee Street Soccer Store, Targeted By Rock-Throwing -- Twice."
Daily RFT asked Minerva Lopez for a photo of her; she took this one and sent it with the subject line, "I'm going to get those thugs!" Read more: "Photos: Gooolll, Cherokee Street Soccer Store, Targeted By Rock-Throwing -- Twice."
The AVN Awards, colloquially referred to as the "Oscars of Porn," again took place in -- where else? -- Las Vegas this month. See more 2013 AVN Awards photos. Photo by Nate "Igor" Smith.
The AVN Awards, colloquially referred to as the "Oscars of Porn," again took place in -- where else? -- Las Vegas this month. See more 2013 AVN Awards photos. Photo by Nate "Igor" Smith.
The St. Louis Auto Show again filled out the Edward Jones Dome (sort of) from January 24-27. See more St. Louis Auto Show photos. Photo by Jason Stoff.
The St. Louis Auto Show again filled out the Edward Jones Dome (sort of) from January 24-27. See more St. Louis Auto Show photos. Photo by Jason Stoff.
The Powell Square building on the north side came down this month. See Images of the Demolished Powell Square Building. Photo by Dan Wampler.
The Powell Square building on the north side came down this month. See Images of the Demolished Powell Square Building. Photo by Dan Wampler.
St. Louis top hip-hop talents were honored on January 19 during S.L.U.M. (St. Louis Underground Music) Fest. See more SLUM Fest photos. Photo by Theo Welling.
St. Louis top hip-hop talents were honored on January 19 during S.L.U.M. (St. Louis Underground Music) Fest. See more SLUM Fest photos. Photo by Theo Welling.
The second-annual Holy Ship!!  cruise (with Skrillex, of course) put a 3,000 EDM fans on a boat with some of the world's top dance music DJ's for a three-day trip that began in Ft. Lauderdale, continued to Nassau, the Bahamas, a private island and then back to Florida. Sounds like a good reason to escape the St. Louis winter to us. Best of the Holy Ship!! EDM Cruise. Photo by Ian Witlen.
The second-annual Holy Ship!! cruise (with Skrillex, of course) put a 3,000 EDM fans on a boat with some of the world's top dance music DJ's for a three-day trip that began in Ft. Lauderdale, continued to Nassau, the Bahamas, a private island and then back to Florida. Sounds like a good reason to escape the St. Louis winter to us. Best of the Holy Ship!! EDM Cruise. Photo by Ian Witlen.
After a months-long lockout, NHL players finally got back to work in January and the St. Louis Blues held their home-opener on January 19, crushing the Detroit Red Wings 6-0, making fans very happy.. See more St. Louis Blues fans. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
After a months-long lockout, NHL players finally got back to work in January and the St. Louis Blues held their home-opener on January 19, crushing the Detroit Red Wings 6-0, making fans very happy.. See more St. Louis Blues fans. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.