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  • The Airborne Toxic Event at the Pageant
    The Airborne Toxic Event played on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at the Pageant with openers Kongos. Photos by Jason Stoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Fitz & The Tantrums at the Pageant
    L.A.'s Fitz & The Tantrums played the Pageant on Monday, February 10, 2014. The Unlikely Candidates opened the show. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Cucina Pazzo Picks Up Where Duff's Left Off in The Central West End
    Though it serves classic Italian fare, executive chef Justin Haifley (a 2013 nominee for Food & Wine magazine’s the People’s Best New Chef: Midwest) cannot resist using rustic American influences in his menu. Nowhere is that more evident than on the three different pork appetizers we tried. The...
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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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