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Central West End

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October 9, 2002


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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 pseudo-intellectual decor. The bar specializes in pub grub but it also has vegetarian dishes. There is...

Downtown

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October 9, 2002


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The Arch isn't the only thing that the city has to offer. There are numerous activities to be pursued in the downtown area. Laclede's Landing is a favorite late-night spot. Bars are the major tenants of the 19th-century buildings north of the Arch grounds. Most of the bars have either live music or lo...

Forest Park

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October 9, 2002


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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 visit the elephants. You can also watch the hippos swim and play in their new habitat at the River's Edge exhibit. Did we me...

Midtown

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October 9, 2002


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Take advantage of the culture waiting just up the street in Grand Center. The musicians of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra gather at Powell Symphony Hall (718 N. Grand, 534-1700) to showcase their abilities. The Symphony plays the best classical music to large audiences in the spacious hall from Sept. ...

Now Showing

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October 9, 2002


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Tivoli Theatre 6350 Delmar, 862-1100 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 not only premieres the less publicized movies and foreign films, but also...

Get Around

Eric Winters

October 9, 2002


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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 Blvd. bridge is just a short walk from both the Frost and Health Sciences Center campu...

South Grand

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October 9, 2002


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For a while some people billed the South Grand area 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 other ne...

Concert Venues

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October 9, 2002


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The Pageant in the U. City Loop is St. Louis' nest and most popular venue, hosting rock, hip-hop and country acts. The room is large enough for bigger name performers like Wilco and Outkast but occasionally hosts more intimate shows. Mississippi Nights on the Landing has been a mainstay on the conce...

Eat Here

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October 9, 2002


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Pho Grand 3195 S. Grand 664-7435 Cheap food doesn't need to come in a bag with a side of fries. Pho Grand, specializing in Vietnamese fare, is located in the South Grand neighborhood, and offers dozens of entrees under six dollars. The service is speedy but the atmosphere is calming. Vegetarians will find...

Bars of St. Louis

Eric Winters

October 9, 2002


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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. And the Broadway Oyster Ba...

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