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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Your Date Will Hold You Tight at This Valentine's Day-Themed Haunted House

Posted By on Thu, Feb 6, 2020 at 10:43 AM

If you forgot to book a restaurant for Valentine's Day and you're worried it's too late to have a special evening with that special someone, fear not. The Darkness (1525 South Eighth St; www.scarefest.com) is once again celebrating the holiday of love with My Bloody Valentine. The legendary haunted...

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

A Downtown Church Aims to Build Community with a New Coffeehouse

Posted By on Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 9:55 AM

It’s an art gallery within a coffeehouse within a church. We here at the Riverfront Times were confused too — so we decided to investigate. Anchor Room Coffeehouse (1610 Olive Street), located in the lower-level of Centenary United Methodist Church in downtown St. Louis, will open its doors on...

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Farewell to the St. Louis Summit, The Best Hill You’ve Never Climbed

Posted By on Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 10:21 AM

There are construction projects all over St. Louis right now. It seems that the city (and the Midtown area) are in the middle of a major makeover. And with new favorite destinations arriving, we have to say goodbye to some of our old, lesser-known favorite spots. Today is the...

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Superman's Burden: Filmmakers Saw Strain on Bruce Franks Jr.

Posted By on Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 8:56 AM

Ask Bruce Franks Jr. how to spell his name and he’ll tell you it's “S-U-P-E-R-M-A-N.” You might know Franks by one of his many superlatives: a battle rapper under the name of Ooops, a gun-violence prevention activist, a representative in the Missouri House. He’s also the subject of the...

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Friday, January 31, 2020

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis, January 31 to February 4

Posted By on Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 6:06 AM

You know, for February, this ain't gonna be a bad weekend. There are some plays, some motorcycles, a bit of roller derby and wrestling, and then a taste of Sleeping Beauty to tuck you in. 1. Live from JerseyJersey Boys, the musical about the rise of Frankie Valli and...

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Craft Alliance Relocating to Larger Digs on Delmar, Closing in Grand Center

Posted By on Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 10:24 AM

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design is planning a move this fall — but the nonprofit arts center isn't going far. Today the 56-year-old organization announced plans to relocate from its current Delmar digs in University City, which it has occupied since 1969. In the fall, Craft Alliance will reopen at...

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Massive LEGO Convention Returning to St. Louis After Selling Out Last Year

Posted By on Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 9:55 AM

Fans of colorful, interlocking plastic building blocks, rejoice: The "ultimate LEGO fan experience" is returning to St. Louis this summer. The organizers behind the BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention announced this week that the massive and wildly popular event dedicated to all things LEGO will once again be held at the...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Akilah Institute President Karen Sherman Visits St. Louis on Book Tour

Posted By on Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 12:21 PM

Karen Sherman spent decades fighting for women’s rights around the globe in places such as Iraq, Nigeria and Kosovo. In her new book, Brick by Brick: Building Hope and Opportunity for Women Survivors Everywhere, Sherman details her sudden decision to move her family from Bethesda, Maryland, to Rwanda as...

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Friday, January 24, 2020

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis, January 24 to 27

Posted By on Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 6:06 AM

The NHL All-Star Weekend may be getting all the press at the moment, what with it taking place in St. Louis and all, but there are some interesting non-hockey options as well. Take a look and support our local arts scene — they're here all year. 1. Art as...

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

The Midwest's Largest Garage Sale and Swap Meet Returns to St. Louis Next Month

Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 9:35 AM

If you’re serious about finding some serious deals, you must check out the thirteenth annual garage sale and swap meet hosted by the Eureka Missouri Chamber of Commerce on February 29, 2020. Held in the parking lot at the Six Flags in Eureka, this is the biggest garage sale...

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