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Church and State:
By Ryan Wright
Taking God for Coffee
Midrash evenings bring together people from all kinds of life experiences to share their commentary on culture...right there at the Bottleworks, Coffee Cartel and wherever else people gather >>

By Amanda E. Doyle
Pool Party at the City's Place!
Bring sunscreen and a tough skin if you're headed to one of the free city pools...but leave the flotation devices at home >>

By Warren Rosenblum
When "Crisis" Looks Civilized
Once-barbaric Berlin now provides an evolved societal vantage point St. Louis might do well to emulate >>

By Amanda E. Doyle
Where the Door Stays Open
The 3D Resource Book Center aims to include us all >>

From the Source:
By Lisa Selligman
Peace, Not Pieces, for Forest Park
Why a proposal to sell off part of the park violates the essence of its existence >>

Young Minds:
By Francine Brungardt
No Place Like Shining Rivers
With hands, and hearts, and heads, kids at this Waldorf School in Webster Groves learn to experience the whole world >>

The Ordinary Eye:
By Maddie Earnest
Word Up
Get out those walking shoes, it's time for a summer stroll or pedal to ONSL >>

By Paul Eisenstein
Nonprofit Nirvana by the Bay
It's no wonder do-gooder types flock to San Francisco: here their work is honored, compensated well and infused with entrepreneurial energy >>

Sights and Sounds:
By Amanda E. Doyle and John Ginsburg
How We Spend Our Summer Vacations
Chicken wrangling, belly dancing, beer swilling and more! >>

Media Shoegaze:
By Jennifer C. Greenfield and Meredith H. Karazin
Looking Through the Lens of Change: The Otro Mar Project
Mix social activism and digital filmmaking and you've got a powerful combination >>

A Day's Work:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Eleven Questions with...Frank Viverito
Talkin' sports — and Sporty Spice — with the head of the St. Louis Sports Commission >>

From the Editor:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Cop Talk
On the reinforcement of mutual stereotypes >>


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