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Making Swing Dancing To Live Music Accessible For All

I’m part of a non-profit organization called Lindy Hop St. Louis that hosts swing dance lessons, social dances, and an annual event called the Nevermore Jazz Ball and St. Louis Swing Dance Festival. As part of our education and outreach mission, we’re hosting a Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl this November. Through this jazz crawl, we’re partnering with...

Stray Dog Theater to Host Fundraiser Cabaret

Stray Dog Theater [2348 Tennessee Ave.] will host a fundraiser cabaret to benefit the art, education, and outreach of the company on Saturday, September 22 at 7pm. The show will begin at 8pm. This cabaret will showcase Stray Dog Theater’s talented stable of players, and select items will be available for auction. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres...

Join South Grand’s Bio Blitz

Here’s your chance to learn about everything from butterflies to birds, crickets to katydids! Join teams of scientists and skilled naturalists during the first BioBlitz in Tower Grove Park hosted by the St. Louis Academy of Science. Expeditions leave every hour from the base camp – from noon until 8:00 pm on Friday, September 21,...

Backlot Films Finale: Sherlock Holmes

This summer’s final Backlot Film will be held on Friday, September 21 featuring Sherlock Holmes (2009). This movie definitely raises pulses and eyebrows with wonderful action, adventure, and witty humor. Directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Robert Downey Jr., this movie is a wonderful adaptation to the character made famous in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s...

Coming Soon: The South Grand Creepy Crawl

It’s not fall without the South Grand Creepy Crawl, South Grand’s not-really-spooky-but-awesomely-delightful-time of crazy costumes, drink specials, and amazing nightlife. The following South Grand bars invite you to sample their specialty beverage on Friday, October 26 between the ours of 9pm an 1am. Sekisui Mojo Tapas Restaurant and Bar Absolutli Goosed Urban Cafe Natasha Mangia...

Mangia Updates Menu

Fans of Mangia Italiano [3145 S. Grand] probably have a story or ten to tell about Mangia Italiano escapades. Whether an amazing meal on the patio, an amusing conversation during lunch at their substantial buffet, or wild adventures during a late-night show, experiences at Mangia continue to prove that this establishment is an amazing anchor...

Rocket Century Opens Its Doors

Apartment-dwellers and homeowners alike will be glad to see a new kid on the block. Rocket Century [3189 S. Grand] recently opened its doors to offer buyers unique mid-century (20th) furniture, artwork, and decorative items; a niche left vacant on South Grand after the relocation of TFA (The Future Antiques). This new business will hopefully...

Changes to Trash/Recycling Pickup Schedule for Labor Day Holiday

The City of St. Louis Refuse Division would like to remind residents with roll carts that the trash collection schedule will be adjusted to accommodate the Labor Day observance on Monday, September 3, 2012. Residents who normally have their roll carts collected on Mondays and Thursdays will have their roll carts collected on Tuesday, September...

Falafel Eating Competition

Café Natasha Hosts 2nd Annual Falafel Eating Competition and Hummus Bar Anniversary Event Tuesday August 28th!   Saint Louis, MO, August 16, 2012 – Tuesday August 28th, St. Louis’s premier Persian restaurant will be celebrating the second anniversary of the “Unlimited Hummus Bar Happy Hour,” with an all-night food festival and Falafel Eating Competition! Café Natasha’s...

Road Closures For Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon On October 21

Please save the date for the TASK Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Marathon & 1/2 Marathon presented by the Quinn Family Charitable Fund on Sunday, October 21. There have been minor changes to the half marathon course, and major changes to the marathon course since last year. Both courses will start and finish downtown near...

Available AC Units – Refer or Inquiry While Quantities Last

QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED SO APPLY, REFER OR INQUIRE WHILE QUANTITIES LAST!!! WHO QUALIFIES? An eligible household that is income qualified (through the State’s EA System) must have a member who is 65 or older OR A household member that has a letter from a qualified physician or nurse practitioner stating that a life-threatening condition exists...

Hugo Playing On South Grand – August 17th

South Grand Back Lot Films Proudly Presents: Hugo on August 17, 2012 at sundown. Hugo, is a  whimsical story about a witty,  orphaned boy, a mystery, and the people he meets along the way comes to our neighborhoods at South Grand’s Back Lot Films, a film series focusing on the movie adaptations of popular children’s books....