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 Photos from the 21 Under 21 award ceremony and party 

Church and State:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Putting Together the City's Tech Puzzle
Technology czar Chris Dornfeld has been given the unenviable task of making countless city information systems — with ridiculously outdated software — play nice together >>

By Thomas Crone
The Football Café
For one glorious month, the World Cup was broadcast in a corner coffeehouse in U. City. We were there. >>

By Joy White
St. Louis in the Rearview
The Gateway City was just a short stop for Joy White, a lark, a place to regroup. So how come now she's homesick for a place that was never home? >>

By Frederick D. Medler
The View from Stockton House
A 24-year resident of Grand Center shares the development lessons he's learned from watching the transformation of his neighborhood >>

From the Source:
By Galen "Garbage" Gondolfi
Talkin' Trash with Galen Garbage
The gimmick? Cleaning up the city streets. The goal? Increased city homeownership. >>

It's All Happening:
By Thomas Crone and Amanda E. Doyle
It's July, No Lie
And we've got all the concerts, art sales, book signings and catsup celebrations you'll want to be seen at >>

Young Minds:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Clean Sweep
The Team Sweep Model Citizens program gives city kids a place to be positive >>

The Ordinary Eye:
By Gena M. Brady
And to Think That It Happened on Arsenal Street
Hearing the stories of a painful mental health legacy in the abandoned corners of the old State Hospital >>

By Keith Covington, AIA
Stars in Alignment over Nashville
Music City, USA, is singing a new tune that champions human-centered development over placeless sprawl >>

Sights and Sounds:
By Marijean Jaggers
Delmar: a Dividing Line or a Literary Coming-Together?
Delmar Magazine, the literary sort-of annual, keeps its feet in St. Louis but its sights set high >>

Media Shoegaze:
By Traci Angel
Who Counts?
Did St. Louis police, along with our local daily newspaper editors, downplay the murders of a suspected serial killer until the very end? >>

A Day's Work:
By Kent Shaw
In Search of Rosie, Train #108
What's the mysterious Metrolink driver who wishes you a "luscious day" really thinking? >>

From the Editor:
By Brian H. Marston
Statistically Significant
The 2000 census highlights some ugly truths about the distribution of money, melanin and matriculates across the St. Louis region >>


Church and State | Games | Expatriates | Communities | From the Source
It's All Happening | Young Minds | The Ordinary Eye | Elsewhere
Sights and Sounds | Media Shoegaze | A Day's Work | From the Editor

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