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Michael Brown's Family Had the Section of Road Where He Died Removed

After Wednesday's removal of the stuffed animal memorial to Michael Brown Jr., a plaque and a dove were embedded in...
Riverfront Times  |  05-22-2015  |  Daily RFT

Rap Group 3 Problems Could Be St. Louis' Next Breakout Act. Here Are Their Best Videos

3 Problems is a St. Louis-based rap group making some of the most beautiful and troubling hip-hop out right now...
Riverfront Times  |  05-22-2015  |  RFT Music

10 Amazing Things to Do This Week in St. Louis

Unseasonable cold got you down? Beginning today, St. Louis will start to heat up with all manner of excitement for...
Riverfront Times  |  05-22-2015  |  Daily RFT

Bedsheet Thief Tases Loss Prevention Officer at JC Penny's

Update: The bedsheet thief has been busted! See our update at the end of this post. Original post follows ......
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Daily RFT

Homespun: Con & Michael Franco, She EP

When we last heard from Con (a.k.a., north-side native Malcolm Chandler) this past September, he had just dropped Solstice Part...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  RFT Music

The Urge, Ginuwine, ZZ Ward, and More Coming to St. Louis

Here, again, is every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  RFT Music

Blood Runs Thin in Spike Lee's Latest

Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood of Jesus starts with an exuberant credit sequence that perhaps captures everything that works in...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Daily RFT

Surprisingly Polite Gunman Says "I'm Sorry, My Bad" After Shooting at Motorist

We all make mistakes. We cheat on math tests, text our exes "hey" at 3 a.m. and leave dog poop...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Daily RFT

Fourth Local Church Reports Theft of "Black Lives Matter" Sign

A fourth church in the St. Louis area is reporting that its "Black Lives Matter" sign has been stolen. Reverend...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Daily RFT

The Most Dangerous City in Missouri Is ... Branson?

It's not St. Louis. It's not Ferguson. In fact, it's not anywhere north of Delmar. Instead, the most dangerous city...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Daily RFT

KDHX Takes Talk Programming Off the Air; Shows to Be Podcast-Only

This Monday, May 25, will be the last time to hear KDHX's handful of talk radio programs on the air...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  RFT Music

Nourish by Hollyberry Includes Both Cafe and Market in Warson Woods

Since 1998, Holly Cunningham has made it her prerogative to get wholesome treats into the hands of a hungry clientele...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Gut Check

On the Occasion of His Birthday, the Michael Brown Jr. Memorial is Removed from Canfield

This afternoon, Michael Brown Sr. -- the father of 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. -- snapped on a pair of rubber...
Riverfront Times  |  05-20-2015  |  Daily RFT

The Burnt Ends at The Shaved Duck Are No. 1 in the Nation, New Book Says

Johnny Fugitt didn't take any shortcuts while researching his new book about barbecue. Over the course of a year, the...
Riverfront Times  |  05-20-2015  |  Gut Check

Review: If You're Into Over-the-Top Food, Busch Stadium Doesn't Disappoint

Busch Stadium 700 Clark Avenue; 314-345-9600. Weekdays, gates open 90 minutes before game time; on weekends, gates open two hours...
Riverfront Times  |  05-20-2015  |  Gut Check

Albert Maysles' Final Film Looks at Iris Apfel's Unique Art -- Life Itself

Iris Apfel appears more energetic, engaged and intensely curious at 93 than most of us can manage at 23, and...
Riverfront Times  |  05-20-2015  |  Daily RFT

Wizard World Comic Con Brings Music from the 8-Bit Universe to the Live Stage

Get ready, St. Louis -- a sea of zombies, superheroes and aliens is once again about to take over the...
Riverfront Times  |  05-20-2015  |  RFT Music

St. Louis Police Have Used StingRay Technology for Years -- They Just Won't Talk About It

There were some very bad vibes in downtown St. Louis on the night of October 28, 2013. The Cardinals had...
Riverfront Times  |  05-20-2015  |  Daily RFT

The Fantastic Voyage of Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis sounds off on female musicians, working with Ryan Adams and putting out The Voyager.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  05-21-2015  |  Profiles & Interviews

Pokey LaFarge Makes Something New From a Traditional Sound

Pokey LaFarge puts his mix of old-time country swing, ragtime and blues on display in a new album and world tour.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Charlie Deitch  |  05-28-2015  |  Music

OC to China: We Want Your Pregnant!

You Win Yankee Vacation Baby Today!
OC Weekly  |  Charles Lam  |  05-28-2015  |  International