Happy hour at Fresh & Co offers guidance in response to abortion legislation
Jun11

Happy hour at Fresh & Co offers guidance in response to abortion legislation

THE GROVE – Concerned St. Louisans packed into Fresh & Co. Studio on Thursday evening to learn the how-tos of volunteering in order to fight recent abortion legislation in Missouri. This “how to” happy hour and fundraiser at the studio, 4366 Manchester Avenue, featured several speakers and advocates from Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri and It Starts Today-Missouri. Donations for the Gateway Women’s...

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Lo-Fi music videos premiere at KDHX
Jun09

Lo-Fi music videos premiere at KDHX

GRAND CENTER – Lo-Fi Cherokee hosted its 2019 Premiere Party on Saturday at The Stage at KDHX, 3524 Washington Avenue. This premiere party served as the follow-up to the annual Lo-Fi Cherokee event in April, when nineteen bands and musical acts traveled up and down Cherokee Street with a video crew and eager audience to film individual music videos for each band in different businesses and venues in the neighborhood. The event,...

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Local playwright opens second run of play close to her heart
Jun08

Local playwright opens second run of play close to her heart

GRAND CENTER – This Thursday, because why not? theatre company will open its production of “Fat” by local playwright Shannon Geier at Satori, 3003 Locust Street. Directed by Elaine M. Laws, the play follows Amy Prestley, a woman with a good marriage, great friends and a fulfilling career. But Amy is also a woman of a larger size, and it affects herself and everyone around her. The play takes “a realistic look at the societal...

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Former gas station to offer new ‘fuel’ as restaurant
Jun08

Former gas station to offer new ‘fuel’ as restaurant

BENTON PARK – Once, motorists pulled in to a neighborhood gas station at 1956 Utah Street and said, “Fill ‘er up.” Soon they’ll drive in again and say, “Fill ‘er up.” But this time, they’ll fill their tummies, not their tanks, at a new restaurant called the Utah Station. Where mechanics once changed the oil of ’57 Chevys, neighbors from near or far will gorge on grass-fed burgers, vegan fare and pizzas. The old...

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19 music videos to premiere at Lo-Fi Cherokee Premiere Party
Jun07

19 music videos to premiere at Lo-Fi Cherokee Premiere Party

GRAND CENTER – This Saturday, Lo-Fi Cherokee will host its 2019 Premiere Party at The Stage at KDHX, 3524 Washington Avenue. Nineteen music videos will premiere at KDHX. All of the videos were shot at the annual Lo-Fi Cherokee event in April. Started in 2012, Lo-Fi invites 14 to 18 bands for an annual traveling event that takes place up and down Cherokee Street. Combining local businesses, music and social media, the Lo-Fi crew,...

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Missouri abortion law causing anxiety, confusion, Granite City clinic says
Jun06

Missouri abortion law causing anxiety, confusion, Granite City clinic says

GRANITE CITY, ILL. – Missouri’s recent abortion legislation has already begun to affect the Hope Clinic in Granite City, the clinic’s deputy director, Alison Dreith, says. Situated just across the river from St. Louis, the Hope Clinic is an independent clinic that provides abortions to people at between 6 and 24 weeks of pregnancy, in addition to other reproductive health services such as contraception, ultrasounds and...

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