Thousands gathered at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for 105.7 The Point's 29th Pointfest on Saturday, which featured performances by Bush, The Urge, Chevelle, Cake and many more.
Local legend The Urge made its return in grand style as it reunited for its first show since 2005 and delighted thousands in attendance at the 29th Pointfest held at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Maryland Heights. Announcing that the group is officially back and recording new material, Steve Ewing and company showcased a new track entitled "Say Yeah" and announced the band will be playing two nights at the Pageant in St. Louis on Nov. 11 and 12. The 29th Pointfest presented by 105.7 the Point also included performances by Bush, Cake, Chevelle, Middle Class Rut, Greek Fire.
Surprisingly good service, well prepared Asian food and several fresh food stations couldn't make up for the mediocrity of half the selections.
This week I conned two fellow non-smokers into joining me for Harrah’s Buffet. It’s impressive, but let me first say if you’re asthmatic, have a sinus infection, or are particularly fond of your lungs you might want to think twice. It’s no surprise I couldn’t smell any of my food. The sheer concentration of smoke was almost a physical assault, and I’m no wuss. If I’m in a crowded restaurant I’ll sometimes ask for the smoking section because these days that will take a good 15 minutes off a Saturday night wait. This was more like boarding an airplane in 1960 when everyone inside lit up nonstop and the air had nowhere else to go. My lungs still burn. Harrah’s wisely makes up for patron’s complete inability to smell their food with genuinely …