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September 2015

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Photo courtesy of Republic Records

This September, don't miss LouFest in Forest Park, Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden, and more. Read more

Culture

At first, Josef Glik sold his merchandise from a horse-drawn wagon. After his son Morris was born, the family moved to St. Louis, and he became a clerk in a bricks-and-mortar clothing store... Read more

News

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Photography courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Seventy years ago, St. Louis Post-Dispatch editor Joseph Pulitzer reported from Europe that the holocaust was far worse than the American public had been told. He came back to Missouri to launch an information project... Read more

News

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Logan Mohler, Logan and Jordan Slone. Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Clockwork’s pop-heavy sound is crafted to appeal to contemporaries—as well as the band’s parents and grandparents. Read more

Music

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

What's new and notable this month Read more

Dining

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Bill Cardwell’s restaurant near Lake Saint Louis is worth seeking out. Read more

Restaurant Reviews

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Photography by Emil Boehl, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

“Froebel” is not a verb. Froebel was a guy: Friedrich Wilhelm, pedagogue, botanist, land surveyor. He invented Fröbelgaben, wooden toy shapes meant for use in another of his creations, kindergarten... Read more

History

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Beyond running his eponymous art gallery, Philip Slein is a self-described “broad-base collector” of clocks, stereos, antique weaponry… Read more

Culture

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

When Josh Galliano left The Libertine to join Companion, it wasn’t all about the dough. Read more

Dining

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Illustration by Joel Kimmel

Several weeks before we went to press, Forbes released its annual list of America’s richest families. Among them were some familiar names, including the Busches (estimated to be worth $13.5 billion) and Pulitzers (valued at $1.6 billion)... Read more

News

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Want to find out what's going on in St. Louis' independent literary scene? SPEx is the place to be. Read more

Literature

How two St. Louis moms wrote a TV show on cocktail napkins and hit it big Read more

News

A trip to Islay and a bargain whiskey Read more

Dining

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The Drip Cake at La Patisserie Chouquette Read more

Dining

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Photography courtesy of Schlafly

Your guide to navigating St. Louis’ myriad beer festivals Read more

Dining

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Chef René Cruz opens an Asian-inspired spot in South City. Read more

Dining

The Royals and Cardinals are each in first place, and Gov. Jay Nixon announced that baseballs signed by players from both teams would be buried in a new time capsule. But he also put in a lump of coal, so the bar for inclusion wasn’t set very high. Read more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A decade of losing on the field and the possibility of losing the team entirely have taken some fun out of football. Read more

Sports

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Photography courtesy of St. Louis Scottish Games and Cultural Festival

Single? Consider meeting a mate at the annual St. Louis Scottish Games and Cultural Festival, set for September 25 and 26. Imagine the possibilities. Read more

News

Jeff Smith fell from grace, then recovered gracefully. His new book, Mr. Smith Goes to Prison, offers his take on “America’s prison crisis.” Read more

Politics