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Jen Roberts

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Jen Roberts is a writer based in St. Louis. She writes about social injustices, education, kid-friendly cultural events, and travel. Read about her travels at yellowscarfandasuitcase.com or follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

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Photo by David Lazaroff

The Brothers Lazaroff 7th Annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo on December 9 will feature psychedelic klezmer funk, a poetry reading by a local rabbi, and plenty of latkes. more

Dec 7, 2017 11:08 AM Culture

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via Airbnb/Elsie Tuttle

Currently, you can find more than 300 Airbnb listings in the city. more

Dec 3, 2017 8:00 AM Home

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Photo by Sarah Carmody

Six designers worked with chess players to create gameplay uniforms as part of Pinned! A Designer Chess Challenge. Their submissions will be part of a a new exhibit opening at the World Chess Hall of Fame on October 6. more

Oct 5, 2017 9:58 AM Style

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Photo by Mary Butkus, courtesy of Great Circle Academy

Great Circle Academy is the first of its kind in the Show-Me State. more

Sep 21, 2017 9:11 AM Health

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Courtesy of Festus High School

Festus High School students traveled across the pond with a mission: send an egg 800 feet in the air. more

Sep 13, 2017 9:25 AM Cool Kids

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Courtesy of the St. Louis Symphony

The popular movie concerts help attract newcomers to the symphony. more

Sep 6, 2017 11:19 AM Family

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Courtesy of Humans of St. Louis

Since 2014, Lindy Drew and Caroline Fish have been sharing the funny, dark, heartwarming stories of St. Louisans. more

Sep 5, 2017 8:06 AM Culture

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Courtesy of Stacy Broussard

Yoga teacher Stacy Broussard of Urban Breath discusses the benefits and misconceptions of prenatal yoga—plus how to get started at home. more

Aug 30, 2017 9:03 AM Family

Keep these steps in mind when choosing a high school. more

Aug 24, 2017 6:00 AM Education

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Photo courtesy of Barnes-Jewish Hospital

The hospital welcomed 14 newborns—almost double the number of babies born on a regular day. more

Aug 22, 2017 12:22 PM Family

Plus, one spot to purchase used supplies more

Aug 16, 2017 10:17 AM Family

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Courtesy of Brandyn Chambers

Created by animators with St. Louis roots, the show aims to bring people from different cultures and backgrounds together. more

Aug 9, 2017 9:35 AM Family 1 Comments

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Courtesy of Camp Fury STL

Camp Fury STL teaches high school–aged Girl Scouts about forensic science and emergency management. more

Aug 2, 2017 8:00 AM Family

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Photo by Jillian Flesh

“The neighbors don’t seem to mind,” says homeowner Brett Dorrance. “I’m sure they think we’re just a bunch of weird hippies.” more

Aug 2, 2017 8:00 AM Outdoor Living

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via iStock/JeniceRay

The simple yet effective community groups are popping up around the region. more

Jul 25, 2017 11:32 AM Family

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Courtesy of The Fit and Food Connection

The organization runs an organic garden, food assistance program, fitness classes, and more. more

Jul 18, 2017 7:14 PM Family

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Courtesy of Saint Louis Science Center

Opening this Saturday, the exhibit allows visitors to walk in the footsteps of the archeologist who discovered the boy king. more

May 24, 2017 8:58 AM Family

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Photo by Reed Radcliff

Where to find fun from June to September more

May 18, 2017 6:00 AM , , , Fairs and Festivals

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Photography courtesy of Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Stroll(er) through the Contemporary Art Museum or join a dads' meet-up at Grant's Farm. more

May 16, 2017 3:04 PM Family

Skate, bike, or roll through this indoor skate park in South City—whether you're 5 or 50. more

May 9, 2017 4:10 PM Family