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September 26, 2003


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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...

Movies Galore

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September 26, 2003


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Tivoli Theatre 6350 Delmar Blvd., 995-6270 Since its renovation in 1995, the beautiful Tivoli has quickly regained its place as St. Louis' premier movie house. Located in the heart of the always-happening University City Loop, the Tivoli premieres the less-publicized movies and foreign films as well ...

Venues

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September 26, 2003


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The Pageant, located in the University City Loop, hosts a diverse array of artists from top acts like Nelly to indie rockers like Ani DiFranco and Wilco. Boasting a modern atmosphere with an intimate feel, the Pageant is a newer venue in Saint Louis, but one that has become a favorite among vet concert-goers. Wi...

The art of indies

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September 26, 2003


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As hip as they may seem, they are still few and far between these days. They have been able to take their unique vision of the world, their own edgy take on the human condition and pummel through the seemingly insurmountable, revenue-driven beast that is the American movie industry. They are the small ba...

The Hill

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September 26, 2003


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If it's a good day to explore St. Louis, cruise south on Kingshighway Boulevard and take a right immediately after Interstate 44. After driving in a maze of left turns and driving down one-way streets with Italian names, you may stumble upon St. Louis' Italian enclave, called "The Hill" by St. Louis...

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...

South Grand

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September 26, 2003


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For some time now, the South Grand area has been billed as the next Loop or the next Central West End. Its potential continues to show itself as more and more unique shops and restaurants continue to appear in the storefronts. But the ever-changing face of South Grand is not a mere duplication of ot...

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