When I first encounter Adam Bautz, front man for alt-rock band sexdad, he's hustling out of his band's practice space wearing a sleeveless orange tank top and baggy sweats. If he looks like a man who's spent too many hours holed up in a cramped room in front of a computer, it's because that's exactly what he has been doing mixing the band's new, still-untitled album, release date uncertain.
Trudy Busch Valentine wants to be the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri, but two left-leaning political organizers in St. Louis say it is exceedingly difficult to get her to appear live in front of voters. Valentine made a splash when she first entered the race in the last week of March, on the day before the candidate filing deadline.
The City of St. Louis Streets Department announced this week that alley recycling pickup will return on the last day of the month. The city says the change is possible because it invested in more truck mechanics and plans to use Refuse Division resources more effectively. “The Refuse Division services 80,000 households across the city, and we’ve been working tirelessly to resume alleyway recycling collection for St. Louisans,” said Streets Department Director Betherny Williams in a statement.
This story was originally published by the Missouri Independent. A report published Monday by a federal watchdog sheds new light on the scope of missing foster kids in Missouri, an issue that infuriated state lawmakers last year and led to accusations that Department of Social Services leadership was failing to take accountability.
Inside Schottzie's (11428 Concord Village Avenue, 314-842-1728) you'll find all the typical trappings of a bar and grill. Sports memorabilia plaster the walls, TVs in every corner relay the latest games and customers munch on fries and burgers in between sips of beer. But Schottzie's in south St. Louis County is more than your typical run-of-the-mill establishment.
OnlyFans has been growing exponentially since its inception almost six years ago. In fact, internal statistics report that the platform has been growing 70% each month since the beginning of 2020. There are loads of different kinds of accounts that can be made on the subscription website, from fitness programs to lifestyle advice to diet plans.
Founded in 2016 by Timothy Stokely, affectionately nicknamed the “king of homemade porn,” OnlyFans has become an insanely popular earning platform over the last six years, growing from 384,000 creators to 1.6 million just in 2020. The website has been the subject of controversy, mentioned in pop culture, and a significant source of income worldwide, paying out $5 billion to its creators every year. Now that’s some serious cheddar!
The medical cannabis market in Missouri has come a long way in the past two years. As of May 2022, there are 140 licensed medical cannabis dispensaries open for business across the state. To some, the application process for a medical marijuana (MMJ) card could appear complicated or time-consuming, but there’s no need to worry.
On May 11, Amber Strautkalns put out a call on Reddit. As a mom of three, Strautkalns sought an inclusive group of like-minded introverts she could enjoy the outdoors with. The only groups she could find were helmed by fitness junkies with washboard abs.
The current sheriff of Monroe County, Illinois, is drawing heat from some of his own constituents after announcing yesterday that he is raffling off two firearms to raise money for his election bid. Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing announced early yesterday morning on his Facebook page that, "We currently have a gun raffle going on to support my re-election as Monroe County Sheriff." The post went on to say that the two guns being raffled off were a Smith & Wesson 556 caliber AR pistol and a Glock 43 9 mm pistol.
Like many novices to this particular region of cuisine, I wasn't sure of the differences between Nepalese and Indian food. Even within the countries themselves, there are variations and specialties from region to region. With so much complexity and nuance, it can be intimidating, even a little overwhelming.
The week ahead features concerts from New Found Glory, mewithoutYou, Ja Rule and Mystikal, but wait: This isn’t 2004. There’s clearly a musical wormhole at work here, and honestly we’re OK with it as long as someone closes the portal before we all drown in waves of nostalgia.
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As our country reels from yet another preventable school shooting, we’re all left feeling hopeless and angry and wondering what we can do — as individuals — to stop this from happening again. The sad truth is that it feels like there are very few concrete actions that we citizens can take to stop mass shootings.
The rate of new concert announcements has returned to a pre-pandemic pace, so we will in turn resume this weekly public service of sharing with you a special selection of recently announced concerts. As time goes on, this list will get more and more comprehensive, but one thing will remain the same: We will scour the streets and the web to find the shows that absolutely must be on your radar. This week’s announcements bring standout punk and indie shows with a few festivals as well, including the exciting hip-hop FusiaFest going down on July 2 at Off Broadway with performances by many of St. Louis’ finest rappers such as Illphonics, Dre’Co, Domino Effect and more.
Euclid Media Group announces the appointment of award-winning journalist Sarah Fenske as executive editor, effective June 27. In her new position, Fenske will be supervising all editorial content for the Riverfront Times, Detroit Metro Times, Cleveland Scene, Cincinnati City Beat and Louisville Eccentric Observer. "I've never had more fun in journalism, or did more important work, than in my years at alt-weeklies, so I couldn't be more excited about coming back," Fenske says.
Fair St. Louis is returning in a fashion more akin to the way it was held in pre-pandemic times, with a slate of national acts set to perform across three days to celebrate the Fourth of July. The party will see performances from pop-rock acts X Ambassadors and Third Eye Blind alongside throwback jams from '90s House Party, featuring Color Me Badd, Montell Jordan, Coolio, Tone Loc and Young MC. The festivities will take place from July 2 to 4 at Kiener Plaza and Ballpark Village.
Everyone is ready to make this a summer to remember. There are rivers to be floated, stars to sleep under, coolers to pack and concerts and events to attend.
Meredith Shadwick isn't completely sure if the story of how Tropical Moose (150 East Argonne Drive, Kirkwood) got its name is true. Still, it's the legend everyone tells.
If you find yourself on the banks of the Huzzah donning a pair of frayed jorts (homemade, obviously) and hunched over the back end of a canoe trying to push off from the gravely landing, you've already reached peak St. Louis summer. However, as any seasoned sailor of the low seas knows, this quintessential experience can be made or broken based on the refreshments.