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  • Pooches at the Ballpark 2014
    Baseball fandom went to the dogs when Purina presented the tenth-annual Pooches in the Ballpark on June 14, 2014 at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 4-1. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • John Doe at Off Broadway
    Legendary songwriter John Doe of the seminal L.A. punk band X came to Off Broadway on June 13, 2014, to showcase his country/blues/punk attitude. Opening the show and joining Doe on stage was Jesse Dayton, a respected songwriter and guitar player in his own right who revved up the crowd with...
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  • Freaky Friday the 13th Fun at 2720 Cherokee
    There were no hockey-masked killers, but plenty of entertaining madmen showed up at 2720 Cherokee Street on June 13, 2014. Things got delightfully weird as March Fourth Marching Band and Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow teamed up for a show of acrobatics, fire swallowing and crazy fun. Photos by...
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  • Flaming Lips Say "Fuck Yeah, St. Louis" at the Pageant
    Seemingly using up Party City's nationwide reserves of confetti and streamers, the Flaming Lips returned to the Pageant on June 10, 2014, with a sonically and visually rich sold-out show. Morgan Delt opened for the Flaming Lips, which greeted the crowd with balloons that spelled out "Fuck yeah,...
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  • The Pool Party People of "Rehydrate"
    The "Rehydrate" pool party kicked off summer in style with its monthly event at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa in St. Charles, Mo. DJ sets from Scotty Boy and Dean Mason led the fun on June 8, 2014. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • 2014 RFT Music Showcase in the Grove
    The 2014 RFT Music Showcase was full of firsts -- first time in the Grove neighborhood, first time that a record-setting 88+ bands performed, first time that a downpour and multiple tornado warnings threatened to halt the event. The sun and good tunes prevailed, though, and thousands of St....
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  • Three Flags Tavern: Best New Restaurant of 2014?
    When chef John O’Brien and his wife, Cathy, opened Three Flags Tavern, they intended to create a simple neighborhood spot. What they ended up with could possibly be the best new restaurant of 2014. You may not have heard O’Brien’s name before (though he came up in some of the city’s finest...
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  • The Monkees at the Fabulous Fox Theatre
    Original Monkees members Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Mike Nesmith performed June 5, 2014, at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Lead vocalist and heartthrob Davy Jones passed away in 2012, and this tour marked the first time St. Louis had seen the remaining three members perform together in decades....
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  • Cody ChesnuTT and More Open Twangfest 2014
    Twangfest 18 kicked off what its website calls its "best lineup ever" on June 4, 2014, at Plush -- and the event certainly delivered. The engaging Cody ChesnuTT headlined the evening with crowd-pleasing neo-soul and was supported by the funky DeRobert & the Half-Truths and St. Louis R&B angel...
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  • The Purple Martin Holds Great Promise in Fox Park
    Long-time residents Brooke Roseberry and Tony Lagouranis saw the need for a neighborhood gathering place and seized on the opportunity to buy the charming storefront on the corner of California and Shenandoah avenues. Judging from the packed house on both of my visits, they have hit the right...
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  • Pride St. Louis Kickoff Party at KDHX
    Pride St. Louis kicked off its month of Pridefest 2014 events with a free party at KDHX's new location in Grand Center. Guests enjoyed an evening of free food, drinks and so much more on May 31, 2014. St. Louis PrideFest will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, with the Pride Parade...
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  • 2014 Tour D'onut
    Cyclists traveled all over St. Louis to visit some of our fine donut establishments as part of the fourth-annual Tour D'onut on May 31, 2014. We met up with the group at Citygarden for Vincent Van Doughnut and followed it to Cielo and Pharaoh's Donuts. The tour then continued to John Donut,...
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