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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Left Bank Books Named the Best Bookstore in Missouri

Posted By on Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 12:32 PM

It's official: Central West End's Left Bank Books is the best bookstore in Missouri, according to Real Simple. The national lifestyle magazine recently enlisted the help of Yelp to research the best bookstores in every state. An algorithm sorted out the businesses by the number of reviews and their...

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Brand-New 'Rivergator Paddler's Guide' Provides a Map to the Lower Mississippi

Posted By on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 6:00 AM

From the city of St. Louis to the bayous of Baton Rouge, the Lower Mississippi River Water Trail spans hundreds of miles of water and thousands of picturesque sights. John Ruskey has been studying this watery trail for more than 30 years — and now he's making his knowledge...

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

The World Naked Bike Ride Is Coming Back to St. Louis This July

Posted By on Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 7:11 AM

Everyone's favorite nearly naked event of the summer is officially returning this July. The World Naked Bike Ride - St. Louis website has announced that the tenth annual World Naked Bike Ride is set for July 15. The event invites you to "bare as you dare" for a bike ride...

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Bonkers St. Louis Estate Sale Includes Mastodon Fossil, Parachutes and So Much More

Posted By on Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 6:43 AM

In the market for a mastodon fossil at a discounted price? You're in luck! An estate sale in the Central West End slated for this weekend will include one such archaeological curiosity — and that's just the beginning. Need a kiln? They have two. How about some parachute gear...

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Maya Angelou's Childhood Home Is Now for Sale

Posted By on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 8:13 AM

Three beds, three baths and the certain knowledge that genius slept here. That's what you get in a home just listed on the market yesterday in St. Louis' Gate District: 3130 Hickory. The two-story home housed poet Maya Angelou for the first three years of her life. Just two years...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week

Posted By on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 6:14 AM

Maybe you're taking a three-day weekend, painting your entire body green and getting to Dogtown at 8 a.m. to pre-party. Or maybe you just want something a little bit more interesting than Netflix and chill. Whatever your speed, this week has something for you. Here are the week's picks....

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

St. Louis Family Aims to Bring Kids with Rare STXBP1 Disorder Together at Disney

Posted By on Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 6:18 AM

When Kyle and Emily Jones learned in 2015 that their daughter Piper, now three and a half, had a genetic mutation called STXBP1 that affects one in 29.6 million people, their lives changed completely. Suddenly they were facing not only doctors, therapists and long phone calls with insurance companies, but...

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Monday, March 13, 2017

One-of-a-Kind Bike Racks Come with a Mission: Job Skills for Teens

Posted By on Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 6:33 AM

You may have noticed the brightly painted bike racks installed in front of a growing number of businesses in St. Louis — including Olio, the Soulard Market and the Moto Museum. But while each rack is unique, they have a common origin: They were created by young artists from...

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Friday, March 10, 2017

5 Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend — For Free

Posted By on Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 6:49 AM

OK, so it's not 70 degrees anymore, but what did you expect? It's still March, after all, and just because winter still has a little energy left doesn't mean you need to spend the weekend curled up under a blanket at home. Head over the Schlafly Tap Room for...

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