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  • The Pixies in St. Louis
    Black Francis and the Pixies brought their music to the Peabody Opera House on a frozen Thursday night to an enthusiastic multi generational audience. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times/
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  • The Precinct Disappoints Diners in Downtown St. Louis
    Owners Mark Winfield and Jim Edmonds relaunched 15 Steakhouse as a casual bar and grill to take advantage of the restaurant’s proximity to the new St. Louis Police Department headquarters. But the plan has already hit a few snags. The headquarters failed to relocate on schedule, and the...
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  • Beach Party at the MoBot Climatron
    Tower Grove Pride presented its third-annual Beach Party at the Missouri Botanical Garden's Climatron (4344 Shaw Blvd) where participants ditched their winter layers and enjoyed the balmy 85 degrees for the afternoon. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times
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  • Man Eats 26 Pancakes in 20 Minutes
    Over-eaters brought a hearty appetite and their game faces to compete in the St. Louis area IHOP Pancake Bowl on Saturday, February 1, 2014. P.J. Brennan took home the title and $500 IHOP gift card prize by eating 26 pancakes in 20 minutes, or 1 and 1/3 pancake a minute. See if you can spot...
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  • The 2014 Lake St. Louis Polar Plunge
    Fundraisers dressed up in costumes and took the plunge into Lake St. Louis with proceeds benefitting Special Olympics Missouri on Saturday, February 1, 2014. Photo by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: 2013 Polar Plunge into Creve Coeur Lake
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  • The Hold Steady at Off Broadway
    The Hold Steady brought its high-energy show to a sold-out Off Broadway on the second night of its 2014 tour on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Opening the show was Tim Barry, former front man of Avail, with his acoustic guitar and rowdy songs. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Bud’s Smokehouse & Grill Serves Up Delicious Barbecue in Richmond Heights
    Despite the owner’s eccentric reputation, Bud’s barbecue is respectable, and sometimes downright delightful, standing up to the town’s most famous names. The menu offers two types of pork ribs: regular and Missouri-raised. Both are generously treated with a mildly spicy rub that forms a nice...
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  • Wolpertinger Beer Festival at Urban Chestnut
    Beer geeks packed Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery & Bierhall (4465 Manchester Avenue) on Sunday, January 26, 2014 for the wolpertinger festival. The event featured samples from over 20 local brewers, food trucks, live music from the Funky Butt Brass Band and the first public tours of the new...
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  • Fire and Ice Benefit Lives Up to Its Name
    The fourth-annual Fire and Ice benefit was held at the Kerr Foundation Building (21 O'Fallon St.) to raise money for Gateway Art Support on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • People of the Midwinter's Ball
    The St. Louis Renaissance Faire organizers held their kick-off event of the year with the 2014 edition of the Midwinter's Ball on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the CWA Building in Maryland Heights. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Boom Box at Old Rock House
    Boom Box brought its mix of electronic rock and blues to the dance floor of the Old Rock House on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Ramona opened the show. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Porn Stars and Starlets Celebrate at the 2014 AVN Awards (NSFW)
    On January 18th, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas was packed with the adult entertainment industry's heavy hitters for the 2014 AVN Awards. The biggest awards went to Bonnie Rotten for female performer of the year and Manuel Ferrara for male performer of the year. Underworld took home...
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