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St. Louis Guide: Tower Grove

St. Louis Guide: Tower Grove

Julia Christensen

September 23, 2010


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The Grove provides breathtaking views Located south of Saint Louis University, the Tower Grove neighborhood offers a pleasant escape from city life. It is comprised of residential divisions, like Compton Heights and Shaw; shopping and eatery; and two large parks, Tower Grove and Compton Hill Res...

St. Louis Guide: South Grand

St. Louis Guide: South Grand

Kristen McGuire

September 23, 2010


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Neighborhood augments international flavor South Grand is often called the “International Community” of St. Louis. An ethnically diverse neighborhood, South Grand is not only close, but also safe and affordable. With an eclectic variety of boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops, you will ...

St. Louis Guide: Midtown

St. Louis Guide: Midtown

Kristin McGuire and Jonathan Ernst

September 23, 2010


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New business brings revitalization Midtown: the great Arts District of St. Louis. And what’s even better? We’re already here! Midtown, one of the 27 neighborhoods of St. Louis, lies between Olive and Delmar. It’s taken more than a century for the Midtown that Saint Louis University stude...

Getting around

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October 23, 2004


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MetroLink, Bi-State Development Agency 231-2345 Since its inception in 1993, MetroLink has become St. Louis' easiest mode of public transportation. The Grand MetroLink station, located south of Reinert Hall on the Grand Boulevard bridge, is just a short walk from both the Frost and Health Sciences Ce...

Bare Essentials

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October 23, 2004


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You've got your stuff moved in for the most part, and suddenly you realize that even though the car was jam-packed, you're still lacking a few things: toilet paper, a bank account and, most importantly, food. Back home this wouldn't be a problem; you'd jump in the car and head up the street to the ne...

Forest Park

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October 23, 2004


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Mark your calendars, because St. Louis' own Forest Park offers enough activities to fill your weekend afternoons all year round. With all kinds of exciting and free events, Forest Park is the poor college student's dream. The park is not just for strolling sweethearts, buggy-pushing parents and dog-walkers an...

Central West End

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October 23, 2004


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One hundred years ago it used to simply be the City West End but the little town on the Mississippi has since gone barreling for the new frontiers of Ladue and Chesterfield and left the Central West End, now one of the city's oldest and classiest areas, in its wake. Whether it's early morning breakfast...

The U. City Loop

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October 23, 2004


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Walking down Delmar Boulevard, you'll be stepping on the stars of St. Louis as you journey on St. Louis' Walk of Fame. Several famous St. Louis natives have been immortalized like Yogi Berra, T.S. Eliot, Sara Teasdale, Tennessee Williams and Pierre Laclede, St. Louis' founder and first citizen. Each of...

Downtown Clayton

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October 23, 2004


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In the 1870s, the city of St. Louis was anxious to dissociate itself from its more rustic county territories. The city and county were jilted in 1876, at the city's bidding, leaving the county with a handful of land, sparsely freckled with farms and without a centralized home. Ralph Clayton and Martin Ha...

Dogtown/Hi-Pointe

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October 23, 2004


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Dogtown was founded in 1875 as a small mining settlement of Irish, Welsh and German settlers, most of whom were clay miners. The name of the district first originated from the dogs that settlers kept for protection; these dogs nipped at the heels of the tradesmen's horses as they drove their wagons th...

Downtown

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October 23, 2004


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Barely three miles from campus, downtown St. Louis is the heart and soul of our city's cultural activities. On a given night, you could dine in one of the area's countless restaurants, enjoy a ballgame in America's best sports city and conclude the night's festivities in historic Laclede's La...

Late-Night Snacks

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October 23, 2004


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"When it hits your lips, it's so good!" While the preceding quote may reflect the cinematic wit and wisdom of Frank the Tank's Old School beer guzzling abilities, it also serves as a testament to the glory of the night owl lifestyle. Indeed, partying is hard work. Whether you're stumbling out of Hu...

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