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2013 Stories by Alex Weir

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  • He'd Remember Your Birthday

    published December 26, 2013

    Remember turning 21? A milestone birthday for sure, and perhaps you spent it at a public house, drinking legally for a change. Or were you feted... More >>

  • Hawk Hunting

    published December 26, 2013

    What better way to say goodbye to 2013 than with a hockey game at Scottrade Center (1401 Clark Avenue; 314-622-5400 or More >>

  • Le Hockey

    published December 19, 2013

    How 'bout them Blues, huh? The bad old days when St. Louis, a staunch, ice-loving town from way back, preoccupied itself with inconsequential... More >>

  • Digital Evolution

    published December 19, 2013

    It's a crazy-fast world and only getting faster -- especially visually. But there's an unlocked door in the madhouse: ditch your... More >>

  • Pirates Are Played Out

    published December 19, 2013

    St. Louis Rams head honcho Jeff Fisher is an all right guy, the kind of adult authority figure you'd want your kid to have as a solid role... More >>

  • Driving in A Winter Wonderland

    published December 19, 2013

    Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park (9551 Litzsinger Road, Ladue; More >>

  • Songs of the Struggle

    published December 12, 2013

    1968, that epochal year of worldwide tumult, had its complementary soundtrack. The pure idealism of the preceding year's Summer of Love seemed... More >>

  • Santa Charles?

    published December 12, 2013

    Cabin fever can descend fast in wintertime -- specifically, as soon as you begin your Christmas shopping in earnest. After a few rounds in stores... More >>

  • Bud Lights

    published December 12, 2013

    Thousands upon thousands of brilliant lights draped across expanses of old red brick: For a festive visual on a grand scale, how can you top that?... More >>

  • From Russia, With Dove

    published December 5, 2013

    Our friend Purvis Knight loves The Nutcracker so much that to date he's seen 37 different performances of it around the world. The slightly... More >>

  • Unmarriable

    published December 5, 2013

    By dint of our armed forces being embroiled in two separate war zones during the past decade, we Americans have done a crash course on Middle... More >>

  • Help the Kitties

    published November 28, 2013

    Everybody's favorite kitty-centric animal welfare organization is back with its third annual Hissin' Hustle 5k Run and Catwalk. Yup, the... More >>

  • Light It Up, Grandpa

    published November 28, 2013

    Our bistate region is awash in interesting, historic communities to visit, all within an easy drive from nearly anywhere within St. Louis city or... More >>

  • Worth the Weight

    published November 21, 2013

    Weightlifting can do a variety of things for the person who sticks with it. Firstly and obviously, it will change your physique over time, but to... More >>

  • Take it Inside

    published November 21, 2013

    So by now we all should know the primo local tradition that is the Schlafly Farmers Market. Held weekly during the bountiful, warm months of... More >>

  • Nightlights for the Garden

    published November 21, 2013

    The Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw Boulevard; 314-577-5100 or www.mobot.org) needn't be thought of as... More >>

  • Ride the Blues' Streak

    published November 14, 2013

    How do you take the sting out of the Cardinals' recent loss to those annoying beard-riddled Bostonians? Try some hockey; it's the best salve, and... More >>

  • Help Build The 'House

    published November 14, 2013

    St. Louis is a highly literate community that loves its local independent bookstores, and many natives harbor a special fondness for, and loyalty... More >>

  • Come On, Man

    published November 7, 2013

    Disparate subcultures appear, change, disappear, reappear, renew and generally behave unpredictably, but one aspect that unites most of them is... More >>

  • Unconventional Artists

    published November 7, 2013

    Apes in the wild face a precarious present and quite literally no future unless we do something now to halt their steep decline. These highly... More >>

  • A Quiet Christmas Gift

    published November 7, 2013

    As we near the centennial commemoration of its onset, a revived public and academic interest in World War I is cresting. Publishers have hit... More >>

  • Fire It Up

    published October 31, 2013

    Life is complicated but autumn in St. Louis isn't. It's the one season in the year during which pretty much everything goes nearly perfectly: no... More >>

  • Soundtrack for A New World

    published October 31, 2013

    Water in all its facets -- flowing, pooling, astonishing us in violent plummets over mountain falls, rearing up to form colossal waves, or just... More >>

  • Mitch and Morrie

    published October 31, 2013

    Think back to a favorite instructor you had in school or college -- have you seen him or her at all even once in the years since you graduated?... More >>

  • Still A-Maizing

    published October 27, 2013

    Since it's fall again it must be time to get lost -- lost amid the corn stalks, that is. The Great Godfrey Maze in Glazebrook Park (1401... More >>

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