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Friday, February 24, 2017

Your Kid's Artwork Could Win You a Carriage Ride in Tower Grove Park

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 6:57 AM

It may only be February, but Tower Grove Park has its sights set on April 1 — when the park's new Clydesdale, Moonshine, will begin giving carriage rides around the park. And if your kid has art skills, your family could be the first to experience a ride. The park...

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10 Things to Do This Weekend, from Mardi Gras to More Sober Options

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 6:32 AM

Soulard disappears this week in a rising tide of purple, green and gold (hey, bruises, money & beer! Now I get it), but there are more sober options for fun as well. You could always combine Mardi Gras with something else, if you don't go HAM on Saturday. No?...

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Remembering David Kinder, a Key Figure in St. Louis' Film Scene

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 6:58 AM

I don't remember the first time I met David Kinder, but it was probably sometime early in 1982. I had started writing film reviews for the Riverfront Times in the fall of '81 and was just starting to make connections to get onto mailing lists and into press screenings;...

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Your Complete Guide to 2017 Mardi Gras in St. Louis

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 6:47 AM

OK, so the main event isn't 'til next weekend, and Fat Tuesday isn't 'til a few days after that, but let's face it: Mardi Gras kicks off this weekend, and everyone in St. Louis knows it. Queue up for the Beggin' Pet Parade or thrill to the Wiener Dog...

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9 Fun Things to Do in St. Louis This Week

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 6:37 AM

Glorious weather this weekend should bring crowds out in droves for the pet parade through Soulard — and that's not the only fun thing on the calendar. You could get a taste of Soulard, see a musical, even gear up for the bicycle season thanks to an event at...

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Missouri Has an Animal Bite Problem

Posted By on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 7:33 AM

Unless you're a medical professional, you probably have no idea what injuries tend to be the most common in every state. But the researchers at healthcare information website Amino have figured it out — and it turns out we're suffering from a disproportionately high number of animal bites in Missouri...

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Friday, February 10, 2017

9 Great Things to Do in St. Louis This Week

Posted By on Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:55 AM

This week you can see a classic tearjerker, catch a bill of great slapstick from the Three Stooges, or even run around downtown St. Louis in your skivvies — truly, something for everyone! Here are this week's recommended picks. Want more ideas for Valentine's Day week? Check out our list...

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Cinema St. Louis Showcases the Best of the Fest at .ZACK

Posted By on Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Long gone are the days of one film festival a year for Cinema St. Louis. The organization has branched out with more small festivals that take place throughout the year. Its newest festival takes over one of the newest theaters in the city. Films @ SLIFF.ZACK began January 16...

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

3 Intriguing Art Shows Opening This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 7:00 AM

If you're into art, this is a good weekend to be in St. Louis: Three interesting shows open, including one at the noted Hoffman LaChance Contemporary gallery and two at museums. All are free, so there's no reason not to visit all three. Jason Rohlf: Ancient Astronauts Hoffman LaChance...

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Here's What Missouri Has Been Googling More Than Other States Since the Election

Posted By on Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 6:52 AM

Many things have changed since Donald Trump's election in November — even what we're searching for on Google. That's according to a study published by Estately on February 1 that investigated what each state has searched for more frequently than other states since the election. Using Google Trends, Estately examined search traffic...

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