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St. Louis Concerts: Blueberry Hill: Celebrating American pop culture

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October 11, 2011


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Blueberry Hill is one of the seminal attractions of the Delmar Loop district in St. Louis, and the restaurant has become strongly intertwined with all things pop culture in America. A holographic image of Blueberry Hill’s owner Joe Edwards, with “Welcome” written across it, is a strong hint...

St. Louis Movies: Food, bowling and movies at The Moolah

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October 11, 2011


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Since its opening in 2005, the Moolah Theater and Lounge has been enchanting St. Louis moviegoers with its blend of Old World charm and unique, modern amenities. As one of the last single-screen movie theaters in the country, the Moolah offers a rare alternative to the impersonal multiplex. Located...

St. Louis Movies: Tivoli Theatre evokes historic refinement

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October 11, 2011


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With a three-story tall red neon sign looming over the Walk of Fame, it’s hard to miss the Tivoli Theatre, a centerpiece of the St. Louis Delmar Loop. The Tivoli takes a pass on major box office hits, instead deciding to focus on indie and foreign films that most large movie theaters would not offer. The...

St. Louis Eats: Pappy’s brings taste of Memphis to St. Louis

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October 11, 2011


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Only at Pappy’s Smokehouse will fanatics wait in a line that extends out the back door just to sink their teeth into some good old Memphis-style barbecue.  Named as the best barbecue joint in the United States by a recent Zagat survey, Pappy’s crème de la crème meats and their out-of-the-ordinary...

St. Louis Eats: Pi Pizzeria, presidentially-approved food and fare

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October 11, 2011


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The deep-dish, Chicago-style pizza served at Pi Pizzeria has captured the hearts and taste buds of critics and food magazines alike.  The restaurant gained popularity when President Obama visited St. Louis and ordered pizzas for his staff, prompting the opening of a new location in Washington, D.C....

St. Louis Eats: Ice cream and frozen yogurt provide year-round summer flavor

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October 11, 2011


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Nothing brings back the taste of summer like ice cream and frozen yogurt do. Fortunately, the St. Louis area caters to ice cream lovers on a year-round basis. Here are just a few of many options around town, including two within walking distance of campus. The Flying Cow 3331 Locust St. Price: 42 cents per ounce W...

St. Louis Guide: Forest Park

St. Louis Guide: Forest Park

Katerina Canyon

September 23, 2010


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Park demonstrates the nature of St. Louis At 1,371 acres, Forest Park is one of the largest urban parks in the country. It contains sand volleyball courts, golf courses, tennis courts and an ice-skating rink. Path systems for bicycling, roller-blading and running serpentine throughout the park. There ...

St. Louis Guide: Laclede’s Landing

St. Louis Guide: Laclede’s Landing

Kathryn Palmer

September 23, 2010


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Landing gives a glimpse of St. Louis history In 1763, Pierre Laclede, along with his 14-year-old lieutenant Auguste Chouteau and a crew of 30, set out from New Orleans to explore the Illinois Country and establish a fur-trading post. The next year, Laclede selected a site below the union of the...

St. Louis Guide: The Loop

St. Louis Guide: The Loop

Julia Christensen

September 23, 2010


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Loop hosts plethora of musical acts The Loop, located in University City, is one of St. Louis’s alternative havens. 10 blocks down Delmar, The Loop is home to St. Louis landmarks such as Blueberry Hill and The Pageant, and is located a quick MetroLink trip away from campus. The Loop, named afte...

St. Louis Guide: The Hill

St. Louis Guide: The Hill

Stephanie Mueller

September 23, 2010


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Little Italy offers a great taste of St. Louis The Hill, one of St. Louis’ most iconic neighborhoods, is most known for its deep heritage, notable location and phenomenal food. Bound by Kingshighway, Hampton and Fyler Avenue, The Hill is a mile and a half trip from the Central West End MetroLi...

St. Louis Guide: Central West End

St. Louis Guide: Central West End

Ashley Selas

September 23, 2010


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Central West End: Corners of the world meet The Central West End is a place where all of the corners of the world meet- right here in St. Louis. This area of St. Louis reached full development in the late 1800s, with the architecture frenzy of the 1904 World’s Fair ultimately leading to an ar...

St. Louis Guide: Soulard

St. Louis Guide: Soulard

Shelby Rozier

September 23, 2010


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Historically rich neighborhood known for celebrations Soulard, a small community just south of St. Louis City, is a historic French neighborhood named after Antoine Soulard. Soulard was given the land by the Spanish government in the 1790s as payment for his services as surveyor general of Upper Louisia...

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