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2007 Stories by Anna Teekell Hays

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  • Play Now, Pay Later?

    published December 19, 2007

    It seems like just days ago it was summer, and all of us were hard at work gathering breadcrumbs for the winter. Now it's cold and you —... More >>

  • Ghosts of Art Shows Almost Past

    published December 19, 2007

    Thanks to Charles Dickens, we tend to associate late December with ghosts, which makes this Saturday between noon and 4 p.m. a most appropriate... More >>

  • It’s New, It’s Now, It’s Yum

    published November 14, 2007

    There are many indicators that signal the beginning of the holiday season, but at a time when Christmas decorations are up in September, it seems... More >>

  • Breathe Easier

    published November 7, 2007

    What goes together better than dogs and fire hydrants? The folks at Four Muddy Paws, Stray Rescue of St. Louis and the St. Louis Animal Rights... More >>

  • Hay! Ride!

    published October 31, 2007

    Ah, the sweet smell of hay, the rumble of tractor tires, the taste of marshmallows roasted over a bonfire and the nighttime sounds of nearby... More >>

  • Class It Up

    published October 17, 2007

    Scenario 1: You watch PBS to flex your knowledge about Gothic cathedrals and you’re down with Jan van Eyck, but your art education ended at... More >>

  • Fang Territory

    published October 10, 2007

    Prior to heading out for the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ production of the ultimate screamer, Dracula, we recommend eating... More >>

  • The First Frontier

    published September 26, 2007

    Ever wonder how you got by before the proliferation of the cell phone? What about electricity and indoor plumbing? Believe it or not, Missourians... More >>

  • Taste the Difference?

    published September 19, 2007

    Everybody wants to be organic these days -- so much so that we’ll shell out an extra three bucks for a dozen eggs if they’re emblazoned... More >>

  • Fiber Optics

    published September 5, 2007

    Innovations in Textiles is not, in fact, the name of a new soy-based fabric business. Rather, it is a biennial, city-wide slate of art... More >>

  • Hog, Two Ways

    published August 29, 2007

    Any lover of motorcycles knows the value of a fine hog. The bigger, the better, right? That’s why the Rebel Rat Pack is raffling off a 2007... More >>

  • Oh, What a Night

    published June 20, 2007

    Once upon a time, my friend Shannon gave me a hand-painted wine glass. It was lovely but it didn’t match my plastic cups, so I could only use... More >>

  • Dublin, Sixteen Years Later

    published May 23, 2007

    Do not ask Glen Hansard about The Commitments. Ever since playing redheaded guitarist Outspan Foster in the 1991 cult classic, he finds it... More >>

  • Lillying the Gilded (Age)

    published May 16, 2007

    How to double your decadence in one easy weekend: Find yourself a fully refurbished historic mansion. In St. Louis your best option is something... More >>

  • Hustle and Glow

    published March 14, 2007

    Modern versions of '80s styles are appearing on the fashion runways, and things are heating up like a Hypercolor T-shirt in a middle-school gym.... More >>

  • Support Your Local Hooker!

    published February 28, 2007

    Where are you guaranteed to find a hooker right in the middle of a scrum? Hint: It's the same place you go to see wingers and flankers. Still not... More >>

  • Pour Some (Maple) Sugar on Me

    published February 14, 2007

    The "sugar shack" at Rockwoods Reservation (2751 Glencoe Road, Wildwood; 636-458-2236) is not, as its name suggests, a music bar in a teeny-bopper... More >>

  • Cirque du Cycle!

    published January 24, 2007

    At the St. Louis Regional Bicycle Federation's annual Bicycle Swap Meet & Classic Bike Show (314-707-5001 or More >>

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