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  • Common at Soldiers Memorial Park, 7/9/2010
    Fans piled into Soldiers Memorial Park to see Chicago rapper Common rock the mike, with DJ Needles and a host of local talent affiliated with the Force collective warming up the crowd. Continue reading Calvin Cox's review of Common's performance at Soldiers Memorial Park. Photos by Todd Owyoung.
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  • Milagro Modern Mexican Takes You to the Border and Beyond
    As soon as you enter Milagro, you will observe that this is not the typical Mexican restaurant. The look is cool and clean, with muted earth tones and stone accents. The d├ęcor evokes Mexico without hitting you over the head with it. In other words, as far as I could tell, there are no Day of...
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  • Vans Warped Tour at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 7/5/2010
    Happy to extend the holiday weekend into Monday, fans showed up in droves for the 2010 Vans Warped Tour at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. This year's lineup featured acts such as the Bouncing Souls, Dillinger Escape Plan, All-American Rejects, Alkaline Trio, The Casualties, Motion City...
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  • The B-52s at the Gateway Arch, 7/4/2010
    All in all, the crowd was receptive and had fun. There were lots of folks gettin' down, while whole familes took photos of said folks while laughing; in general, good times were had. People seemed to "get" the B-52s, with the exception of the confused gentleman who walked past me and said,...
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  • Clownvis All American BBQ at the Atomic Cowboy
    What's more American than BBQ, beer, a mechanical bull, and a hybrid Elvis-clown? Probably a lot of things, but these partygoers still celebrated the Fourth with some serious moxie. Featuring music from The Hooten Hallers and Kentucky Knife Fight as well as a dunk tank and a full-scale Clownvis...
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  • Grease, Gears and Grooves, 7/3/2010
    Hot rod and custom motorcycle enthusiasts converged on the streets outside of the Atomic Cowboy to enjoy a unique showcase of cars and bikes. Sponsored by Atomic Cowboy, Iron Age Tattoo and Full Throttle Midwest Magazine, the event also included live music, food, and a pin-up girl contest....
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  • Haiti: Four Months After the Earthquake
    Here on Haiti's northern coast, 150 miles from Port-au-Prince, life goes on in the country's second largest city, much as it did before last January's earthquake, and another working day has begun. Continue reading Aimee Levitt's story about a St. Louis pediatrician battling child malnutrition...
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  • St. Louis Pediatrician Battles Child Malnutrition in Haiti
    Inside Justinien's pediatrics ward, high barred windows keep out the harsh morning light, and thick concrete walls seal off the noise. Hot, humid air settles over rows of cribs where babies, some attached to IV drips, lie near watchful mothers. Continue reading Aimee Levitt's feature. Photos by...
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  • True Gritz: Does Mojo Have What It Takes?
    Owner and chef Eric Erhard has logged time at several area restaurants: Annie Gunn's, Harvest and Boogaloo. The influence of Boogaloo is apparent at Mojo. Here too there are Caribbean and Latin American influences, and here too the dishes are presented as small plates. Continue reading Ian...
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  • June 2010 in Photos (NSFW)
    Barbecue, outdoor theater, naked bike riders, the Pride parade and more -- June was the month to be outdoors in St. Louis, as many of us refused to be defeated by crushing humidity. Curated by Steve Hardy.
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  • 2010 PrideFest Parade
    The annual St. Louis Pride parade made its way down South Grand on Sunday, as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community -- and their straight allies -- not only partied, but raised awareness about their community's causes, and both social and political. Photographs and...
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  • Tool at Family Arena, 6/26/10
    Among its other virtues, Tool's sold-out concert at the Family Arena last night answered one of life's Big Questions: Can an art-metal band that thrives on obscurity still get 11,000 people to stand and shout without pause in one place for two straight hours? "Whatever is going on out there has...
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