Hello Spring!

Spring plays hard to get in the Midwest. She flirts and bats her eyes with early crocus blossoms that pop up through snow and prematurely excite us. But she is not to be so easily had. Collectively, we are so “over” the monotonous solitude of winter, tucked into mattresses of garments, head down, aching for color, for scent and touch. […]

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Wednesday Night Jazz Jam @Nesby’s – Sunset Hills

  You’ve made it intact through hump day at work. Looking for a little jazz to mellow out the week? Sounds like a plan. Even better, a legit jam session, expertly smoked meat, and all within the confines of St. Louis County. Welcome to @Nesby’s Bar & Grill. This family-owned restaurant in the heart of Sunset Hills is where you’ll find many […]

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Honky-Tonkin’ at Stovall’s Grove – Wildwood

One of the great musical treasures of far West County is a honky-tonk named Stovall’s Grove Rockhorse Saloon. When you walk in the front door, you immediately feel like you have walked onto a movie set. The decor is mid-century country, complete with wagon wheel chandeliers, tables covered in blue gingham, a pool table and an adequately sized dance floor speckled with […]

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Chuck Berry Lives On In The U. City Loop

Rock ‘n roll pioneer and icon Chuck Berry may be gone, but his memory lives on in the University City Loop. The statue of Berry at the entrance to Ackert Walkway on Delmar Blvd. continues to generate stuffed animals, beads, leis and other odds and ends left by the singer’s fans. Across the street at Vintage Vinyl, the marqee notes […]

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Community Theatre Veterans George And Bea Lamb Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

One of St. Louis County’s most beloved community theatre performers was recognized for his work on April 1. George Lamb and his wife Bea were honored with the Theatre Mask Awards Lifetime Achievement Award. Art For Life, the community theatre support organization, presented the Lambs with the honor during their annual awards luncheon. George Lamb arrived at the event fresh […]

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Want To Improve Your Photo Skills? Try A Meetup

Twice a year, Mother Nature puts on a colorful show in eastern Missouri: fall and early spring. The month of April offers a perfect opportunity to get out and see blooming flowers and trees. In fact, the Missouri Department of Conservation suggests this month is prime time for the state’s colorful woodland trees, beginning with dogwoods. While you’re out looking […]

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CSAs Offer Fresh Produce From Local Farmers

Nothing quite compares with farm fresh vegetables. When you eat produce picked a day or two earlier, it just tastes better than the generic grocery store goods. Of course, it is also is a one small way of reducing your carbon footprint and benefiting the environment. And, according to the University of Vermont, the shorter the time between the farm […]

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