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Amanda E. Doyle

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Amanda E. Doyle is a St. Louis author and freelance writer. She lives, writes, and attends PTO meetings in South City.

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The holiday was created in 1915 to “teach rising generations of boys and girls the glories of Missouri.” Read more

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In August 2017, Amy and Ronnie Jones sold their Maplewood home and set out on a multi-country journey with their boys, Ayden and Bastian. Here are some of their favorite spots. Read more

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On September 7 and 8, the group will host performances, visual arts, a resource fair, artistic workshops, and community workshops. Read more

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Consider staking out a spot near the Buffalo River, the first to be designated a national river, one of just five in the nation. Read more

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On your way back to St. Louis, make a stop in Overland Park, Kansas, for another one-of-a-kind attraction: Museum at Prairiefire. Read more

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Eleven participating wineries make up Illinois’ first wine trail. Read more

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10 Scenic Adventures Read more

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For an up-close look at the rocks, flora, and fauna, try a Lost Canyon Tour with a horse-drawn carriage and naturalist guide. Read more

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Get outside with Big Muddy Adventures, tackle the obstacle course at Ultimate Ninjas St. Louis, step inside one of St. Louis County Library's new branches, and more. Read more

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These five scenic outdoor spots provide the perfect counterpoint to the city. Read more

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The Gateway City offers myriad kid-friendly attractions. But where to start? In no particular order, here are essential St. Louis experiences. Read more

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When you're traveling with the whole family, “after dark” may not have the same grown-up cachet it once did. But there’s still plenty of play to be had when evening hits Branson. Read more

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Moses Dickson, Charlton Tandy, and Lucile Bluford changed history forever, each in their own way. Read more

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As a parent, or as a teacher, there are frequent moments of reckoning that many of us never saw coming. Read more

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It's a bracing experience. And that's a very good thing. Read more

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Amanda Doyle on two books, two experiences of living in St. Louis, and bridging that divide. Read more

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