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The View from Stockton House:
By David Laslie and Frederick Medler
Leon Strauss' Vision of Modern Urban Living
The principles embodied in Strauss' work are a redevelopment Bible for the city of St. Louis >>

Church and State:
By digger
Remembrances of the Campaign
It's not easy being Green, but sometimes it gets you on C-SPAN with the chance to speak your mind >>

By Steven Fitzpatrick Smith
B-3, B-3...I-18
Bingo night at the South Broadway Athletic Club offers up a little slice of St. Louis life, with a side of ice-cold Busch >>

By Jerry Harp
A St. Louis Education
He was lured to our town by the ghost of T.S. Eliot, and found here a host of living literary legends >>

By Amanda E. Doyle
Breaking Dumpstered Bread Together
In an unassuming pocket of Old North St. Louis, the overlapping worlds of Karen House and Dorothy Day Cohousing Community are creating radical community >>

From the Source:
By Christian Saller
Up on the Gravois
Buy your ticket and hop on the bus for the traveling show with a cast of familiar strangers >>

It's All Happening:
By Thomas Crone and Amanda E. Doyle
Stuff To Do Beyond 2002
No time to tarry here, for we're on a journey to all kinds of entertaining events >>

Young Minds:
By Stefene Russell
The Coolest Middle School Bandleader in the World
Forget the nerdy t.v. image: Robert Garrett wins over Fanning Middle School's budding virtuosos with his beret and love of B2K >>

The Ordinary Eye:
By Andrea Avery
Step In and Say "Cheese"
Instant gratification in four frames — that's the magic of the photo booth >>

By Debbie Irwin
Still on the Hill
When is St. Louis not St. Louis? When you're living in the outer reaches of the metro area, wondering how you got there. >>

Sights and Sounds:
By Thomas Crone
The Circle of Life
New traditions were born — "White Christmas," anyone?; old favorites had a last gasp — Shenandoah Bar & Grill, we hardly knew ye; and Bert Dax, KFNS and Radio Rio soldier on >>

Media Shoegaze:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Farewell to the Mainstream Revolutionary
St. Louis had no better friend than the late Greg Freeman >>

A Day's Work:
By J. Victor Moore
Making It Up as We Go Along
What it takes to keep 'em laughing at downtown's CITY Improv >>

From the Editor:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Haiku for the Lou
In the post-holiday lull, try these verses on for some January reflections >>


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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