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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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  • Soccer Fans and the Mayor at Amsterdam Tavern, 6/26/10
    Soccer bar Amsterdam Tavern on Morgan Ford was packed inside and out on Saturday for the US vs. Ghana World Cup game. Soccer fans began drinking early Saturday morning and continued through the game. The US lost 2-1 to Ghana in extra time. Photos by Egan O'Keefe.
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  • 'Beyond XY' (NSFW)
    With the new exhibit Beyond XY: Four Photographers Explore the Masculine Continuum, the phd Gallery (2300 Cherokee Street) takes a close, celebratory look at gender identity and "maleness." The show, which coincides with PrideFest 2010, opens with a free public reception from 7 to 10 p.m. on...
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  • Passion Pit at the Pageant, 6/23/10
    Someone sprinkled fairy dust on the Pageant last night. There's no other explanation for it, and not enough superlatives exist to describe the sold-out Passion Pit/Tokyo Police Club/Brahms show last night. I did see a girl with a wand -- maybe she was responsible for generating the most vim and...
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  • 2010 World Naked Bike Ride in St. Louis (NSFW)
    On June 19, hundreds of cyclists went as bare and they could and rode through South City as part of a rolling protest and to raise awareness on the world's dependency on oil. The ride began and ended on South Grand with the after-party at late-night bar Mangia Italiano, with music by the Nebula...
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  • South Grand's Al Waha is First Bedouin Restaurant in Midwest
    This is the first Bedouin restaurant in St. Louis. It claims to be the first Bedouin restaurant anywhere in the Midwest, which I'm inclined to believe, some (by no means exhaustive) Internet sleuthing having turned up only one other Bedouin restaurant in the entire United States, a place in...
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