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Friday, April 5, 2019

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, April 5 to 10

Posted By on Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 6:01 AM

Now we're talking, April. Baseball is back on the menu, Wizard World welcomes the famous and exotic and Terry Gilliam's long-gestating film about fantasy, reality and Don Quixote finally screens locally. Read on for more gems. 1. All Together Now Baseball again returns to St. Louis — one day...

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Here's What the New York Times Missed in Its 36 Hours in St. Louis

Posted By on Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 1:08 PM

So the New York Times came for a 36-hour visit, and we're positively blushing about all the great things its writer had to say about our city. St. Louis, writes Elaine Glusac, offers not only a "once-quiet, now-vibrant downtown" but also "new restaurants, microbreweries and a rich array of...

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Founded by Mizzou Grads, Roo Storage Is Coming to St. Louis to Disrupt the Storage Market

Posted By on Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 9:49 AM

The idea behind Roo Storage, the Columbia, Missouri-based startup launching now in St. Louis, came from Eric Laurent's frustration with attempting to secure short-term storage space. Like many college students, Laurent found himself with a gap between apartment leases — in his case, a two-week one. But he couldn't...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

There Is So Much Seaman All Over St. Charles

Posted By on Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 2:51 PM

We’re just going to give it to you straight: St. Charles is covered in Seaman. That’s right, Lewis & Clark’s dog is being commemorated across the Missouri city in honor of its sestercentennial, and what a celebration it is. Check out that big spray in the picture above, taken...

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CBD Has Now Come to the St. Louis Galleria

Posted By on Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:33 PM

Tasteful lighting? Check. A "sleek and upscale" look? Also check. CBD has come to the St. Louis Galleria, and it's clear the herbal product isn't just for south city hipsters anymore. Even the most pampered west county housewife could get into this shop. The new store, which has its...

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Lloyd Dobler — Er, John Cusack — Is Coming to St. Louis to Make You Swoon

Posted By on Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:03 PM

You know him as Lloyd Dobler in Say Anything, Martin Blank in Grosse Pointe Blank, Lane Meyer in Better Off Dead or (my personal favorite) Ivan Alexeev in Tapeheads. Now actor John Cusack is coming to the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center (1 University Boulevard; 866-516-4949) on June...

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Your Boyfriend Jason Momoa Will Now Be at Wizard World on Sunday, Not Saturday

Posted By on Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Some things are worth rearranging your weekend plans for, and a meeting with Jason Momoa is surely at the top of the list. The Aquaman actor was originally scheduled to sign autographs and do photo ops with fans at Wizard World on Saturday, but the comic/cosplay/gaming/pop culture convention says...

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Former Post-Dispatch Columnist Sylvester Brown Is Content at Last

Posted By on Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 9:25 AM

Sylvester Brown Jr. remembers the first day he walked into the brick, box-shaped building on North Tucker Avenue. It towered over the street, proudly proclaiming the words “St. Louis Post-Dispatch” in black lettering. Brown can still see the marble wall that greeted him as he opened the doors. He...

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Monday, April 1, 2019

She Interviewed 144 St. Louis Holocaust Survivors. Now Her Work Is Online

Posted By on Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 2:39 PM

In 1979, Vida “Sister” Prince saw an article in the paper showcasing the recently opened St. Louis Holocaust Center. After calling the director and offering to volunteer, Prince found that the center was looking for people to accompany Holocaust survivors as they shared their story in local schools. Although...

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Get Your Drunk Ass a Free Lyft Home From the Cardinals Home Opener

Posted By on Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 12:21 PM

UPDATE April 3, 2019: Since the date of the home opener has changed, the promo code has changed, too. Use the code "SHMBREDBIRDS19" on Friday between 7 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. for a $25 ride credit. If you already entered the old code, you need to go back into your...

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