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2008 Stories by Amy George

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  • Look by Light

    published December 17, 2008

    If you're looking to mix a bit of local history into your holiday spirit, turn off the telly (Rudolph and the Grinch will be on again in a few... More >>

  • Unique Boutique

    published November 26, 2008

    The best thing about Thanksgiving is that it is immediately followed by the start of the holiday shopping season. And unless you are one of those... More >>

  • Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner?

    published November 19, 2008

    Most of us spend the weekend prior to Thanksgiving dreaming of steaming bowls of mashed potatoes, Aunt Sue's buttery homemade rolls and Grandma's... More >>

  • Don't Just Survive, Thrive

    published November 12, 2008

    Here we are, still a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, and yet we're already feeling behind schedule for holiday party-planning. Who's to... More >>

  • Project: Concert

    published October 8, 2008

    Whether you're an expert on classical music or are trying out Stravinsky for the first time, Chamber Project Saint Louis promises you a... More >>

  • Wake and Lake

    published October 1, 2008

    After inches of rain were dumped on us by the remnants of Hurricane Ike, many of us are just plain sick of water. If you've redecorated your... More >>

  • Here's the Scoop

    published September 24, 2008

    Shouldn't all fifth birthdays be commemorated with a delicious scoop of ice cream? At the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, the answer is... More >>

  • Get Your Grove On

    published September 17, 2008

    If you haven't checked out the Grove lately, today is the perfect day to discover what you've been missing. From noon to midnight, the third... More >>

  • Hotter Than Hell

    published September 10, 2008

    As a child, Wadji Mouawad witnessed atrocities and chaos in his native Lebanon. The strife-wracked country in his play Scorched has... More >>

  • Think Globally Here Locally

    published August 20, 2008

    As the end of summer approaches, all your fantastic plans for road trips and weekend getaways have fizzled out in the face of high gas prices and... More >>

  • Think Globally Here Locally

    published August 20, 2008

    As the end of summer approaches, all your fantastic plans for road trips and weekend getaways have fizzled out in the face of high gas prices and... More >>

  • Poof!

    published August 6, 2008

    For many of us, the highlights of summer include the new Batman movie, frequent visits to the ice-cream truck and riding your bike to work to save... More >>

  • Keepin' Time

    published July 23, 2008

    With all of the electronic devices that you've integrated into your everyday life, it's a good idea to unplug once in a while and remember that... More >>

  • Stu-Stu-Studios

    published July 16, 2008

    Most St. Louis barbecues feature meats slathered in Maull’s barbecue sauce and the sounds of a Cardinals game blaring from a nearby radio.... More >>

  • Beautiful Days in the Neighborhood

    published June 4, 2008

    Fourteen can be a difficult age: Kids become unruly, dogs develop arthritis, and cars show signs of rust. So it’s unusual to hear the words... More >>

  • Garden of Earthly Delights

    published May 28, 2008

    Forget mulching, weeding and digging your way to a gorgeous back yard this summer. No matter how much you sweat and toil, your little patch of... More >>

  • Doggone Good Time

    published May 14, 2008

    Will Rogers once said, "I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons." If primary-season fatigue has taken over your life, it's time to let... More >>

  • Cue Stevie Nicks!

    published May 14, 2008

    If you're off work today but can't stand the thought of another bite of baked beans or potato salad, head over to the Gypsy Caravan for a... More >>

  • Rising River

    published April 30, 2008

    After our wet 'n' wild spring, most of us are tired of hearing about flood waters, high crests and all the mud and muck left to clean up. Wouldn't... More >>

  • Which Red with Bread

    published April 23, 2008

    Sort of like that little blue box from Tiffany’s, a glimpse of Companion Bakehouse's signature blue bag holds the promise of untold delights... More >>

  • Shine On

    published April 2, 2008

    Whenever the words "free" and "stars" are paired together, it's time to pay attention. However on Friday, April 11, at the Saint Louis Science... More >>

  • Venus de St. Louis

    published March 5, 2008

    While Freud's theories on psychosexual development make for an interesting conversation over a bottle of pinot, many of his concepts are... More >>

  • The Promises of Palmer

    published February 27, 2008

    Most of us hear "poetry reading," and our mouths go dry: We lick our lips, lower our eyes, and mutter excuses of sick grandmothers, dogs to walk... More >>

  • They'll Stop the World

    published February 20, 2008

    Are you interested in enriching your cultural horizons but feeling that most places with the title of "museum" will bore you into an uncivilized... More >>

  • Harvest Time

    published February 6, 2008

    We all have our "special-occasion" restaurant, that deliciously tempting place where "What can I get for you tonight?" becomes a terrifying... More >>

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