Month: July 2010

new york times and google: your new synthetic marijuana dealers?

As you may have heard, K2 — synthetic marijuana — is all the rage lately. The substance, sometimes marketed as incense, was recently banned in Missouri, and is well on its way to illegality in other states, including New York. The New York Times, naturally, got in on the story last week, letting former RFT-er Malcolm Gay on the […] Read more…

councilman joe brazil: st. charles is a bicycling death trap (not really)

​At a St. Charles County Council meeting last night, Councilman Joe Brazil came prepared with statistics in hand. In his push to ban bikes from certain rural two-lane roads in the county, Brazil cited some alarming numbers: 14 fatalities in the last 16 months, as well as “over a hundred serious vehicle accidents,” owing to the lack […] Read more…

pee like royalty at the fountain on locust

​The Fountain on Locust (3037 Locust Street; 314-535-7800) claims to be the most-photographed restaurant in St. Louis, owing to the Americana and handpainted Art Deco details strewn across its walls. Now, owing to recent honors as one of ten finalists in the America’s Best Restroom contest, FoL may also be home to the most-photographed loos […] Read more…

fight club sandwich: bottomless cup battle royale

​Diagnose this illness, according to these symptoms: 1.) Patient displays craving for caffeine. 2.) Patient shows a tendency of resisting consciousness in the early parts of the day. 3.) Patient has no need for your wussy lattes. Clearly, there is only one cure: a bottomless cup of coffee at a local java joint. Sounds like […] Read more…