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February 2009

Hundreds of guests made an appearance at the Ameristar Casino in their trendiest 70s attire for the Boogie Ball, a fundraiser for the American Liver Foundation. The event featured a performance by t... more

On Saturday night, St. Louis celebrities donned their sequined gowns and tails and headed to the Four Seasons Hotel for a ballroom dancing competition. The elegant event raised money and awareness f... more

St. Louis' City Hall was decked in lights, beads and feathers as hundreds of St. Louisans joined Kim and Mayor Francis Slay to celebrate the magic of the Mardi Gras season. more

Whether you’re looking for one suit to get you through the year or want to add to your growing collection, these four looks are basics for every man’s wardrobe more

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Photograph by Whitney Curtis

Rex Sinquefield grew up in an orphanage in Normandy, Mo. Then he went out to California and pioneered a new investment strategy. Now he wants to use his millions to show the Show-Me State how to succeed more

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Photograph by Whitney Curtis

Exonerated more

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Photograph by Nick Schnelle

With cutting-edge digital equipment and a don’t-say-no Midwestern work ethic, Film Neshui makes an end run around the bureaucracy of the film biz more

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Photograph by Nick Schnelle

Upstream Theater’s flight of fancy <i>Aerwacol</i> brings wilderness to light more

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Photograph Courtesy of the University City Historical Society

Helen in Egypt more

History

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Illustration by Danny Elchert

Our City's Brief Embrace of "The Social Evil" more

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Photograph by Mark Gilliland

Jim Schmuke has held a front-row seat to Blues games for 20 years—though technically it’s a driver’s seat. As the Blues’ longtime Zamboni driver and an operations man before that, Schmuke has outlaste... more

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Illustration by Ryan Greis

Local Celebs Kiss and Tell more

Nine spots to make your move more

St. Louis' Sports-Trivia Heavyweights Face Off more

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Illustration by Ryan Greis

This Month's Parade Takes a New Route more

Low Power Your article, “Power ’08: The 52 St. Louisans Shaping Your City” (November 2008), was very interesting. However, I didn’t appreciate your obvious bias against conservatives. Advising your re... more

Though you're likely reading this in February, our staff was putting this issue to bed (always too calm a phrase for a process like this) during the month or so between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. more

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Photograph by Katherine Bish

Does a certain food truly get you in the mood? And even if it does, is it cause and effect … or just wishful thinking? more

Dining

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Photograph by Katherine Bish

Get hip, cats and kittens, to a brand-new scene. You rockabilly kids will think it’s peachy keen. It’s called Deluxe, only sets ya back a few bucks. Ain’t nothin’ real “fine” about this place to dine, but it sure is fast, cheap and a bit out of control—perfect for those who like to rock ’n’ roll. more

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Photograph by Katherine Bish

To open a restaurant anytime requires vision and commitment. To do so in a recession—especially after a highway closure—requires steely confidence. more