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  • Flower-Powered Fashion at Missouri Botanical Garden
    Couture gowns made of flowers? No, it wasn't a Project Runway challenge. On August 8, 2014, the Missouri Botanical Garden hosted "Savage Botanicals," a high-fashion show with unique designs inspired by the legendary Alexander McQueen. Photos by Theo Welling for the Riverfront Times. See...
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  • Spacing Out to Cosmic Gate in Europe Night Club
    Revelers at Europe Night Club went on an intergalactic journey on August 8, 2014, when German duo Cosmic Gate spun trance and EDM tunes. SlantE, Frizzy and Benson&Benson spun the night's opening sets. Photos by Micah Usher for the Riverfront Times.
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  • The Best St. Louis Food and Drink Events of 2014 (So Far!)
    St. Louis, you've certainly proven that you're a hungry city. From crawfish to pizza, from beer to coffee, plenty of Gateway City events have catered to keeping tummies full of nourishment and glee. Check out photos from our favorite feasts and pours thus far in 2014.
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  • Pizzeria Mia Serves Italian American Favorites in the Central West End
    The restaurant occupies a storefront that used to be a travel agency on the corner of Maryland and Taylor avenues in the Central West End, and it doesn’t seem like much has changed in the way of décor since then. The yellow walls, painted with an antiqued effect, are dotted with conference-room...
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  • Lez Dance Beach Party at 2720 Cherokee
    Lez Dance threw a hell of a beach bash on August 1, 2014 -- and it may have been the only party in St. Louis that combined strobe-light sunbathing with masterful pole dancing. 2720 Cherokee attracted bikini babes, sailors and dancers of all types who were interested in one thing: fun in the...
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  • Behind the Scenes of 'Grease' at the Muny in Forest Park
    The ever-popular Grease kicked off its nine-day run at the Muny on July 31, 2014. The musical, which features The Office star Phyllis Smith as lead teacher Miss Lynch, focuses on what happens when a "good girl" and a "bad boy" fall in love in the 1950s. Grease runs nightly through August...
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  • The Best Music Scenes of 2014 (So Far!) in St. Louis
    It's been quite a year for music events in St. Louis. From punk at the Firebird to EDM at Old Rock House to rock at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater and many more genres and venues, Gateway City residents and visitors have seen it all. Check out our favorite music moments of 2014 so far, and let...
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  • Siam Serves Pan-Asian Cuisine in the Grove
    Indeed, the scene at Siam doesn’t exactly scream “restaurant” (unless that’s the safe word), but owners Steven Preston and Ron Bray are challenging diners to think differently. When the two acquired the former Novak’s space, they had a choice — either reopen as just another Grove gay bar or try...
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  • Rooftop Pool Party at the Four Seasons Hotel
    Hot temperatures call for cool waters, and the Four Seasons Hotel as happy to oblige. The downtown hotel hosted its regular rooftop pool party on July 27, 2014, on its beautiful Sky Terrace overlooking the Gateway Arch. Party-goers enjoyed tunes from DJ Nune (Lamar Harris, a frequent jazz...
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  • Geeklesque Burlesque Goes Nuclear for Nerds
    Backlot Boudoir Productions presented Geeklesque at Stratford Bar and Grill on July 26, 2014, to pay tribute to all the geeky greats. Many photos are not safe for work. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • The Nicest Naughty Bits at the 2014 World Naked Bike Ride (NSFW)
    "Bare as you dare" is the motto for the World Naked Bike Ride that took place in St. Louis on July 26, 2014. As part of a global phenomenon, hundreds of cyclists in the Gateway City biked "to raise awareness of cyclist rights and vulnerability on the road, promote positive body image and ...
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  • The Trashiest Fashions at Salvation Army's Garbage Bag Gala
    Trash turned into treasure during the Garbage Bag Gala on July 25, 2014, at Moulin. A benefit for Salvation Army's social services programs, the third-annual event showcased gowns, cocktail dresses and jackets created from typically discarded materials such as wrapping paper, tissue paper, duct...
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