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Kylah Brown

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Whenever I visit Blueberry Hill, I get intoxicated by the nostalgia of bygone eras (and I wasn’t even born until 1979). I wonder if, when I’m 60, there will be restaurants with walls bedecked with ... Read more

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As a child, despite my most concerted efforts, I couldn’t get my friends and family to recognize my half-birthday. I’d give them weeks notice, draft a thoughtful gift wishlist, and suggest creative... Read more

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I am not a savvy shopper. I’ll spend $100 on a dozen crappy items instead of one or two quality pieces. Most of these purchases are promptly forgotten the instant I get home. Others I decide I hate... Read more

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When it comes to sweet happy-hour deals, it’s usually the smaller joints that have the best bang for the buck. At least that’s what I’d thought. As it turns out, some of the best deals can be found... Read more

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For those of you who haven’t already heard, St. Louis has become somewhat of a darling in the craft beer scene. Urban Chestnut was named one of the top new breweries in the world by Ratebeer.com ... Read more

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Some people think sommeliers are full of hot air with their “bouquet” this and “freshly cut grass” that. But Copia, along with Randall’s Wine and Spirits, is finally making two of the city’s top so... Read more

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Beatles fans, cancel your plans tonight. This evening, on Art Hill, a night dedicated to the British foursome kicks off with a cover band, followed by a showing of A Hard Day's Night. The enter... Read more

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Self-guided tours are usually a snooze-fest. But when you’re guiding yourself through streets filled with delicious wine, booze, food and merriment—well that’s a different story. And tonight’s beau... Read more

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One hundred five degrees plus booze equals bad news. When it's wretchedly hot out, one should abstain from consuming alcohol altogether. But, if that's not going to happen, there are measures you c... Read more

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I like to shamelessly chameleon myself to celebrations with which I have little-to-zero connection. On St. Patrick's Day, I am emerald-clad, reminding those around me that I am 1/48th Irish (possib... Read more

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I was at Randall's Wine and Spirits , getting my weekly rations, when I saw a notice for a whiskey class. I shuddered at the thought of sipping not one but 10 samples of the wretched liquid. But t... Read more

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I went in for my annual check-up the other day and received a startling diagnosis: According to one medical authority, I am a “binge drinker”. I resent the claim that consuming two glasses of wine ... Read more

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Turns out dogs like wine.  At least my dog does. She had a few enthusiastic licks of Cabernet before my fiancé intervened. While dogs and wine usually aren’t mentioned in the same sentence, they ar... Read more

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Grab a bottle of wine and a bottle of bug spray: Summer's best free evening event is finally here! The Whitaker Music Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw, 314-577-5100) kicks o... Read more

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Going out for al fresco drinks with friends is one of my favorite things to do. But often, when the bill comes, I realize I’ve spent $50 to drink over-priced wine and talk to my two best friends, w... Read more

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We have another glorious week ahead of us weather-wise, but as any St. Louisan knows, we will be feeling the wrath of heat and humidity soon enough. Since Mother Nature continues to show us her mag... Read more

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Although it's expected to rain tomorrow, it doesn't mean you should miss Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street. In fact, it's all the more reason you should dust off the warped sombrero in the back of y... Read more

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There are many different reasons to frequent a night spot: the drinks, the decor, the eye candy. But, Hammerstone's (2028 S. 9th, 314-773-5565), I go there for the food… food I don't dare eat sob... Read more

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Those who have been to The Map Room share the same dilemma: There’s a temptation to shout from the rooftops how special this place is…and then there’s the selfish—and perhaps more rational—desire t... Read more

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I’ve been to McGurk ’s a dozen times. I’m obsessed with the patio: It is what I imagine The Secret Garden would look like if they served beer and corned beef. It’s no wonder this place is one o... Read more

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