Brian Villa

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    May 2, 2014

    The Best Places in St. Louis to Watch the Kentucky Derby

    Yes, the race only lasts for two minutes, but it is the most exciting two minutes in sports. Plus, we kind of love everything that goes with the Kentucky Derby -- the hats, the clothes and especially the mint juleps. We may not be at Churchill Downs, but we can still party. Here's where to do it. S ... More >>

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    October 25, 2011

    Food Trucks Donate to Occupy St. Louis Protesters

    Photo courtesy of Brian Villa​Recently Mother Jones writer Tom Philpott advised "foodies" to join the Occupy Wall Street movement, since the corporate food industry is a part of the Wall Street greed being protested. For two St. Louis small food businesses, they were already there. But when ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Union Workers to Join Occupy St. Louis for Major Demonstration Today

    Photo: Brian VillaToday's march promises to be several times larger than Occupy STL's first demonstration (above) on October 1.​Several hundred -- perhaps as many as a thousand -- union workers are expected to join members of the Occupy St. Louis movement this afternoon for a massive march through ... More >>

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    October 3, 2011

    PHOTOS: OccupySTL Brings Out Dozens to Protest Economic Disparity

    ​Downtown St. Louis saw dozens of protesters this weekend marching outside the Federal Reserve, Bank of America, Kiener Plaza and other landmarks.OccupySTL was a smaller version of Occupy Wall Street, a massive demonstration in New York City that resulted in some 700 arrests over the weekend. Prot ... More >>

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    March 7, 2011

    Mardi Gras Drunk Driving Arrests? Ha!

    Brian VillaDid this year's Mardi Gras revelers expose their boobs? Yes. Did they drive drunk? Apparently, no.​We know there was mayhem and madness down in Soulard this weekend. (Heck, we've got the pictures to prove it!) We also know that 83 people were arrested for alcohol-related deviltry, inclu ... More >>