When I first walked into The Fountain on Locust, two sites immediately stood out: a large spotlight with its beam being manually swung across the dimly lit restaurant and a woman in pasties grabbing her breasts as she walked around the tables of whistling patrons—just another night at Burlesque Bingo, a unique event that The Fountain hosts every first Thursday of the month.
The University of Colorado has decided to get classy. That’s the line, at least, of 350 students protesting a storied campus tradition for the Buffaloes. Organized through a Facebook event titled “Stay Classy CU,” the students protested the annual assembly of students and denizens of Boulder on Norlin Quad who light up on 4/20.
Winter is truly here. The sidewalks and stairs are starting to become icy at night. Fraternity rush will keep those meccas of partying closed until after bids.
Now that the weather is finally warming up and the trees are no longer bare, it’s time to kick off spring by checking out the best rooftop bars that the Lou has to offer.
Having just come back from our own senior spring breaks, we’ve heard a lot of talk around campus about everyone else’s. Whether yours was incredible or awful, it’s fresh in your mind and fresh in ours. We’ve compiled a list (by grade level) of what makes for a good spring vacation.
When you hear the words Mardi Gras and New Orleans in the same sentence, you can’t expect a low-key afternoon. This Tuesday isn’t like any other Tuesday—it’s “Fat Tuesday,” a day dedicated to excessive drinking, parades, beads, nudity and the colors purple, green and gold. Best of all, the celebrations have already started and are happening in our very own city.
While St. Louis might not be known for its nightlife, perhaps it will start to adopt some of Europe’s partying trends. We talked to some of our friends who are studying abroad this semester and compiled a list of a few popular overseas after-hours locations that may pave the way for more options right here in St. Louis.
Washington University students are often heard complaining about the lack of variety in their nightlife—the places are always the same, the people never change and there is never enough energy. Although we all love the Wash. U. vibe, there must be something else out there to provide a change of scenery, right? Of course there is—and we have the perfect way to do it.
Location: 710 N 15th Street (about a $20 cab ride) Pros: Located on the hip Wash. Ave, so if the wait is unbearable, there are tons of great bars in the area like Lucas Park or Lola. There are also a ton of restaurants close by if you want to indulge before your night out [...]
Ever thought of road tripping to Collinsville, Ill. for a night out? A lot of you are probably asking what—and where—Collinsville, Ill. is. Well, if you’re down to try something new, take the 40-minute trip and check out Wild Country, one of the best country nightclubs in the world.