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Monday, April 24, 2017

Queens' Storytime at Webster University Is Anything but a Drag

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 8:44 AM

"PENGUINS!" the crowd of children excitedly shouted upon seeing what book was to be read next. Helena Handbag smiled affectionately, adjusted her emoji-covered dress, bobbed one pink stiletto-covered foot and read And Tango Makes Three to her rapt audience at the Webster University library. "Roy and Silo taught Tango...

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Found by the Pound Promises Superior Second-Hand Clothing on South Grand

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 6:16 AM

A new shop on South Grand will open its doors for the first time this weekend, promising "rescued" clothing that's been carefully curated from a downright huge collection. Found by the Pound (3232 South Grand Boulevard) is the brainchild of Rick Wolf, who's been in the clothing business for 37...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, April 21 to 23

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 6:09 AM

A Shakespeare festival, a two-day Earth Day celebration, a bites & brews celebration in Alton — this weekend is positively packed with fun events in the St. Louis area. Here are our favorites. 1. See Twelfth Period, or Not Another Twelfth Night Have you ever seen a Shakespeare production...

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Through FORAI, Refugees and Immigrants Find Success Working with Their Hands

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 8:52 AM

In a room located on the top floor of New City Fellowship in Tower Grove South, refugee women and volunteers sit at a table working with their hands. The table contains the equipment needed to make jewelry. Hands bend wire as miniature hammers clang. What is happening here is...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

St. Louis Named a "City to Watch in 2017"

Posted By on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 11:03 AM

Move over, New York — it's St. Louis' turn in the spotlight. On Monday, Condé Nast Traveler announced its "6 U.S. Cities to Watch in 2017." While often overshadowed by New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, the magazine notes, these places are gaining attention for their affordability, spaces to...

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The World’s Largest Garage Sale is Back This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 12:39 PM

St. Louis bargain hunters, this is your weekend. This Sunday, the annual World's Largest Garage Sale comes to Fairmount Park (9301 Collinsville Road, Collinsville, 618-345-4300). Three hundred garage sales will comes together at one location to sell everything from furniture to homemade items to collectibles and more. Sponsored by Hubbard...

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You Could Live Near Busch Stadium for Far Less Than Most MLB Stadiums, Study Finds

Posted By on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 6:57 AM

Do you dream of buying a home near Busch Stadium, attending as many games as your Cardinal red-bleeding heart desires? When it comes to dollar signs, that dream may not be too far out of reach — especially when compared to other cities' stadiums and the price of homes nearby....

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15 Ways You Know It's Spring in St. Louis

Posted By on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 6:06 AM

It can be difficult to tell exactly when spring has arrived in St. Louis. After all, we routinely experience all four seasons in the course of a week — and spring seems to hug a very fine line somewhere between "freezing" and "more humid than hell." Lucky for you,...

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Gateway to the Great Outdoors Is Teaching St. Louis Kids About... the Great Outdoors

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 6:30 AM

Listen up, kids: it’s important to know your own backyard. And with plenty of places to camp, hike and canoe, there are few classrooms as good as ours in Missouri. For some students, however, hands-on outdoor experiences are out of reach, owing to financial barriers or an outright lack...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, April 14 to 19

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 6:23 AM

Whether your schedule is packed with Easter events or wide open while others pray, you might want to think about carving out some time in the next week. Plays, readings and classic films are all on offer for those looking for something to do. Here are this week's top...

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