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Bonus story! In the first installment of a monthly series of essays, designers David Laslie and Frederick Medler of the Urban Design Forum offer some answers to the question, "What is architecture?"

Church and State:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Man with a Plan
Rollin Stanley, the city's director of Planning and Urban Design, arrived from Toronto with an urban vision he hopes St. Louis developers will buy >>

By Thomas Crone
The St. Louis Sport
The pro teams notwithstanding, there's nothing like a little college soccer action to satisfy your sports fix >>

By Mac McCowan
Eastern Exposure
St. Louis snapshots from the memory of a China-based photographer >>

By Angie Dietz
Discovering St. Louis Communities
An upcoming series at the Missouri Historical Society offers St. Louisans the chance to see our own city with new eyes >>

From the Source:
By Chris King
Bon Voyage, Pops Farrar
A personal remembrance of the patriarch of the musical Farrar family, who loved wine, women, song and Belleville >>

It's All Happening:
By Thomas Crone and Amanda E. Doyle
Oh, October!
It's fall, and a young man's and woman's thoughts turn to a full social calendar >>

Young Minds:
By Maryanne Dersch
Instant Family
Just add kid? It's not quite that simple, especially when the child is adopted and the family is trans-racial >>

The Ordinary Eye:
By Andrea Avery
Don't throw away that grocery list you found tucked in your library book! It might have a new life in FOUND Magazine... >>

By Spike Gillespie
Austin City (of No) Limits
It's a great place to be young or foreign or a starving artist or a politico...or Spike >>

Sights and Sounds:
By Thomas Crone and Amanda E. Doyle
Cities from Sin to Suffragette
The seamy side of Vegas, the splendid side of improv radio, a log cabin for your next drinky, and one of the last good things about >>

Media Shoegaze:
By Joe Millitzer
Mix Tapes
Trial and error on the road to a decent, locally produced music t.v. show for the Lou >>

A Day's Work:
By Thomas Crone
Photos by Bob Reuter

Taxing Work
Attorney Charles Lowenhaupt has watched the changes in Downtown from an enduring perch — his family's tax firm >>

From the Editor:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Radio Regression
How I defied demographics to become the newest fan of St. Louis' Hit Music station >>


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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