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2008 Stories by Anna Teekell Hays

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  • Ski by Night

    published December 24, 2008

    …And you heard him exclaim as he rode out of sight, “Now that my sleigh’s empty, I’ll be skiing by midnight!” Hidden in... More >>

  • Raising a Racket

    published October 8, 2008

    Because the Cardinals' season didn't work out so well and the Rams' doesn't look much more promising, you might think the local sports scene is... More >>

  • The King Is Dead

    published August 13, 2008

    Saint Louis Cellars (2640 South Big Bend Boulevard, Maplewood; 314-880-9000 or More >>

  • Take a Bite out of Hunger

    published August 6, 2008

    To you, "operation food search" is your dilemma after work: too broke to dine out, yet too tired to cook. For hungry families Operation Food... More >>

  • Party Like a Botanist

    published July 23, 2008

    The day lilies at the Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw Boulevard; 314-577-9400 or are at... More >>

  • Is St. Louis the New Brussels?

    published July 16, 2008

    One of the most pleasant ways to spend one’s summer evening is eating moules frites (mussels and fries) on the terrace of a Belgian... More >>

  • Bodies of Work

    published June 25, 2008

    Sensitive Content, the new exhibition at the phd gallery (2300 Cherokee Street; 314-664-6644 or More >>

  • Bridging the Gap

    published June 18, 2008

    The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge just got another year older, but the former Route 66 Mississippi River bridge still rocks — and rolls, if... More >>

  • An Evening of Momedy

    published May 7, 2008

    So a black cowboy comic walks into a bar… no, really. His name is Longhorn, and he’s been walking into comedy clubs and bars... More >>

  • Read All About It

    published April 16, 2008

    Everything is cuter in miniature: kittens, puppies, hamburgers (sliders, anyone?). A new exhibit at Washington University's Olin Library (Forsyth... More >>

  • Dirty Politics, Worse Weather

    published April 2, 2008

    Given the weather in this city, it’s almost reasonable to assume that sorcery could be involved. Snow, floods, thunderstorms, and that’s... More >>

  • Of Parking and Produce

    published March 12, 2008

    Everybody loves a produce vendor, right? It's almost spring, and the idea of farmers' markets makes American mouths salivate for all that is... More >>

  • Froggone It!

    published March 5, 2008

    If you're a careful reader of this paper (and of this section in particular), you already know that 2008 is the Year of the Frog — not per... More >>

  • Pearls on Film

    published February 20, 2008

    The Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) calls 16 mm academic films "the hidden corner of North American cinema." So it's particularly... More >>

  • Hey, What's Your Wine?

    published February 6, 2008

    While slapping mosquitoes on the deck of an Augusta winery this summer, we promised each other we'd come back after the first frost. The... More >>

  • Tricks Are for Everyone

    published February 6, 2008

    Did you know that the International Brotherhood of Magicians is headquartered in St. Louis? Seriously. St. Louis is the headquarters of... More >>

  • Slip Slidin' Away

    published January 30, 2008

    In America there are several things we are culturally programmed to idealize in wintertime: sledding, the Super Bowl and outdoor ice-skating.... More >>

  • Go, Doggone It

    published January 16, 2008

    Sadie the shepherd dog here, delighted to be asked to contribute to Night & Day. It's not often we mutts are allowed to write in, but it's not... More >>

  • Raise a Glass

    published January 16, 2008

    "From Glasgow to the Hebrides, when Scottish bagpipes wail/And drummers drum for Robert Burns, 'tis time to drink Scotch Ale." The opening lines... More >>

  • Bulls on Parade

    published January 2, 2008

    Time to trade in the snow boots and ski hat for cowboy boots and a Stetson (you look better already), and then mosey on over to the Family Arena... More >>

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