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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...

Soulard

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October 23, 2004


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Glowing lamplight and the trickling of an archaic southern-fountain may best describe the character of Soulard--St. Louis' historic downtown district. On a cool night, the patio of John D. McGurk's Irish Pub (1200 Russell, 776-8309), provider of this picturesque scene, will surely be elbow --to-elbow wi...

The Hill

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October 23, 2004


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Each year, Saint Louis University offers students a unique spring break experience--a 12-day trip to Italy. However, for those individuals unable to afford the opportunity, a local authentic Italian neighborhood awaits you. Branded "the Hill" by St. Louisans, the easiest way to arrive at this Italian e...

Welcome to the St. Louis Guide 2004-2005

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October 23, 2004


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The SLU Bubble. Students at Saint Louis University usually find themselves, at one time or another, trapped inside it. St. Louis is a sprawling city, with eclectic neighborhoods and a variety of restaurants, shops, museums and parks. The University News invites you to peruse our suggestions for ways to...

Strictly St. Louis

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September 26, 2003


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Gus's. Ted Drewe's. Toasted ravioli. St. Louisans know these places too well. But our out-of-town friends may have never heard of the things that strictly say, "St. Louis." Whenever a St. Louisan has a guest from out of town, the one place that the native takes his or her friend is Ted Drewes. Ted...

Bars

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September 26, 2003


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The Broadway Oyster Bar 736 S. Broadway, 621-8811 The Broadway Oyster Bar is a terrific place to listen to great blues music. The bar is straight out of New Orleans: cajun cuisine is prominent on the menu and the bar provides some of the best local and touring blues acts. The Broadway Oyster Bar has Louis...

Nuts & Bolts

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September 26, 2003


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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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September 26, 2003


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The St. Louis Zoo is one the the largest zoological parks in the nation. Enjoy a beautiful day at the Zoo by strolling past the lazy polar bears, watching the baboons monkey around or feeding the sealions. You can watch the hippos and elephants swim and play in their habitat at the River's Edge exhibit or...

Central West End

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September 26, 2003


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Close, classy and always buzzing with activity, the Central West End is known for its coffee houses, eateries, shops and nightlife. Dressel's (419 N. Euclid, 361-1060) features Felinfoel Welsh ales and a dark atmosphere. The bar specializes in pub grub but it also has vegetarian dishes. There is live ja...

The University City Loop

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September 26, 2003


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Walking down either side of Delmar, you'll be standing on the stars of St. Louis, memorialized on St. Louis' Walk of Fame. Famous St. Louis natives like Yogi Berra, Chuck Berry, Miles Davis, John Goodman, T. S. Eliot and Tennessee Williams have all made an impression on the area on on Delmar's sidewalks. Taking your eyes...

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