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October 2015

This October, see Janet Jackson perform on her Unbreakable World Tour, stop by the Missouri Botanical Garden for the Best of Missouri Market & More, or listen to Stevie Wonder sing his classic record Songs in the Key of Life. Read more

Culture

An American bistro opens in Maplewood. Read more

First Bite

When the New Horizons space probe reached Pluto in July, it marked the culmination of a nearly decade-long trip. But for Bill McKinnon, a Washington University professor and a co-investigator on the mission, the fun is just beginning. Read more

News

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Photography courtesy of Saint Louis University

On a Sunday night last fall, hundreds of protesters marched from the Shaw neighborhood up Grand to Saint Louis University. The crowd moved across the quad and gathered around the iconic clock tower. Read more

News

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Illustration by Joel Kimmel

Considering St. Louis consumes the most barbecue sauce per capita of any U.S. city, it’s no surprise that barbecue has remained one of our region’s hottest dining trends in recent years. What’s more surprising is that during the past year... Read more

News

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Illustration by Todd Detwiler

Without assistance from aliens, constructing a corn maze seems difficult. One imagines a farmer driving his harvester through the field, making hairpin turns to create an intricate pattern, with directions provided by GPS. Read more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Inadvertent trailblazer Joye Forrest is the first black Miss Teen Missouri United States. She studies dance at the California Institute of the Arts and was awarded the school’s Sharon Disney Lund Scholarship, named for Walt’s daughter. Read more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A year ago, in Minneapolis, Derek Tower took home $15,000 for winning the world championship of Big Buck Hunter, the popular arcade game. Read more

Sports

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Photography courtesy of Creepyworld

Halloween Productions takes giving people nightmares very seriously. The company runs several local haunts, the most frightening of which is Creepyworld, billed as America’s Biggest Haunted Screampark. Read more

News

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Illustration by Vidhya Nagarajan

It’s time to get over our civic insecurity. Read more

Think Again

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The Greek community feeds the city’s belly and soul. Read more

News

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Photography by Francis Scheidegger, courtesy of the State Historical Society of Missouri

In 1952, when only curators curated, imperfect was OK. It didn’t matter that these bats were all ears and no wings. Or that the witch rode a pitchfork... Read more

History

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

How The Grove got its groove back Read more

News

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Eccentric and audacious, this colorful wallpaper from Christian Lacroix can add character to any room. Read more

Culture

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

The “Project Runway” alum discusses design, art, and the joys of being a nerd. Read more

Style

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Shereen Fischer is helping others through her passion for the arts, fashion—and the city. Read more

Culture

Fortunately for you, this season’s fashions depart from the strictures of pin-thin skinny pants. Enter three looser silhouettes: high-waisted flares, cropped flares, and wider-leg pants. Read more

Style

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Photo by Wesley Law

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An around-the-world tour of St. Louis’ sister cities Read more

Travel

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Grilled Cobia at Balaban's Bistro Read more

Dining