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July 2016

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PHOTO BY KEVIN A. ROBERTS

A look at restaurants in one of St. Louis’ enduring hotspots. more

Dining

Local readers (especially those of us prone to pawing through old Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps and photo archives at the History Museum) will get a huge kick out of vicariously experiencing St. Louis in the streetcar era. more

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Whether you’re a casual drinker or a pro, no one wants a hangover. It’s impossible to completely cure this condition, but there are steps you can take to minimize its effects. more

Dining

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Illustration by Todd Detwiler

Disc golf is traditional golf’s casual, nature-loving cousin. There’s no dress code, no greens fees. Discs are far cheaper than clubs. And instead of cutting down trees for a manicured fairway, disc golf courses often run right through the forest. more

Sports

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Illustration by Matt Lehman

The well-known cafeteria was known for its pink walls and delicious take-home cakes. more

Dining

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Image by Tony Schanuel

Positive feelings about the loop trolley are hard to find. Here are some reasons to warm up to the idea. more

Think Again

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Photography by John Dixon

Tommy Halloran's trombone-playing little brother pays a visit from NOLA. more

Music

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PHOTO BY KEVIN A. ROBERTS

What's new and notable this month. more

Dining

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOEL KIMMEL

A sneak peek inside the issue more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Before she learned to read at age 65, Wagner felt “discombobulated, dismembered.” more

News

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PHOTO BY KEVIN A. ROBERTS

The versatile chef drops anchor on Cherokee Street with two new businesses—Chef's Table STL and Sure Lee's. more

Dining

Who doesn’t love grilled-to-perfection hot dogs or brats on a lazy summer day (besides vegans)? These first-rate sausage makers deliver freshly made bratwursts, hot dogs, and franks in all four seasons. more

Dining

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

On March 1, 1912, U.S. Army Captain Albert Berry jumped over Jefferson Barracks. more

News

An underground fire at the Bridgeton Landfill burns next to radioactive byproducts of the Manhattan Project in the adjacent West Lake Landfill. What will happen if the fire reaches the waste (which officials say is unlikely)? Nobody knows. more

News

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Summer Albarcha's blog on modest fashion has piqued the interest of Marie Claire, The Huffington Post, and the Associated Press. more

Culture

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Gabe Fleisher, 14, runs the Wake Up to Politics email newsletter. It's grown from a following of one, his mother, to more than a thousand readers. more

Politics

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

St. Louis’ crack translator says Google can’t replace her. more

News

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PHOTO BY KEVIN A. ROBERTS

The Preston offers little plates, big tastes, and a fabulously stylish dining experience. more

Dining

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PHOTO BY KEVIN A. ROBERTS

Crafted offers occasional surprises and reasonable prices. more

Dining

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

The designer known for “popping up” around town talks about fashion, engineering, and the calm within the storm. more

Culture