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Monday, September 16, 2019

After Owner's Arrest, Holy Cat Mural Only Remnant of St. Louis Underground Gallery

Posted By on Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 3:08 PM

Behold, a blessed cat has risen on a corner in Bevo Mill. The untitled mural, which combines the Catholic imagery of the "sacred heart" with the timeless imagery of a fluffy catto, was created by Venice, California-based artist Jules Muck. The mural appears to have been created during Muck's...

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Mower Queen Proves There Are No Rules to Driving in St. Louis

Posted By on Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 1:17 PM

Just look at her. No hands on the wheel. Limbs soaking up the sun. Majestic silver mane blowing in the breeze. She is powerful. She is woman. She is the Mower Queen. This unicorn-haired rebel was spotted in Fenton yesterday driving a riding lawnmower down the street without a...

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, September 12 to 16

Posted By on Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 11:37 AM

Aw, it's a big week, kids. The St. Louis Symphony fires up the engines on Thursday night, and it goes full-pelt from there. Art shows, new plays, beer fests and Rob Zombie all play their parts in making this a weekend to remember. 1. Night Music The St. Louis...

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Ami Amore' Plans 'Transcendence' Art Show As Tribute to Murdered Fiancée

Posted By on Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 11:29 AM

An artist, a jewelry maker, a belly dancer. Amy Sprandel, known as Ami Amore’ to most of St. Louis, is all of these things, but most importantly, she’s driven. Driven by her latest project, a tribute to late fiancée, Anthony Sapone, who was murdered outside of their home six months ago. On the night of March 18, two individuals approached the couple...

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

"Vipers Fans Poop Standing Up" and Other XFL Facts From BattleHawks Fans

Posted By on Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 2:24 PM

It's only been a few weeks since it was announced that St. Louis would be the home of the mighty BattleHawks in the upcoming season of XFL football, and already the lore surrounding the league and its teams is as rich a tapestry as anything J.R.R. Tolkien ever put...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Snowflakes Plan to Protest Drag Queen Story Hour at St. Louis Public Library

Posted By on Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 11:36 AM

Some of the most popular events at libraries in recent years have been drag queen story hours. At these events, drag queens show up to read to kids. In addition to providing a highly useful service for their brain development, being around these performers teaches kids about inclusiveness, tolerance,...

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Monday, September 9, 2019

All St. Louis Dogs Need This Imo’s Pizza Box Stuffed Toy

Posted By on Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 1:13 PM

If your doggie friend is from the Lou and he’s proud, this plush Imo’s pizza box toy will have all of the other dogs at the park asking where he went to high school. The adorable toy, sold by Arch Apparel, is one of many new designs for puppers...

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Friday, September 6, 2019

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis, September 6 to 10

Posted By on Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 6:07 AM

There are only eleven days 'til the Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues play hockey once again. Granted, it's pre-season hockey, but it's better than nothing. While we wait we can get started on Margaret Atwood's new novel set in Gilead, there are new art shows and plays opening,...

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

This Statue at the St. Louis Zoo Will Blow You Away

Posted By on Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 1:36 PM

There are many wonderful things to see at the St. Louis Zoo, but some visitors say that seeing this statue is the climax of their visit to our famous (and free) zoological park. But a wholesome and family-friendly outing to see elephants and penguins can quickly turn into an...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, August 30 to September 2

Posted By on Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 12:29 PM

Four days of bike races, three hours of film, two different festivals and baseball all over — it's a holiday weekend, youse guys! Happy Labor Day to the real heroes, America's Unions. Take Monday off, you've earned it. 1. Love's Labours Something Insight Theatre Company ends its season with...

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