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Friday, August 4, 2017

Water features: In St. Louis, we like our fountains of all shapes and sizes by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Fountains don’t seem too special when you break them down into their components: water, piping, some chunks of metal or concrete.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Food, dancing, fashion and more at Fiesta in Florissant by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Fiesta in Florissant packs a lot of Hispanic-themed entertainment into two days: live music, children’s activities, a fashion show, a car display — even a “Miss Chiquita Bonita” …

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Friday, April 21, 2017

St. Louis Earth Day Festival expands to two days of food, fun and education by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

How do you fit dance troupes, yoga sessions, gardening classes, pet adoption, fashion shows and a costumed “species” parade into just one day?

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Friday, March 10, 2017

5 area St. Patrick's Day parades celebrate Irish heritage by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

When it was gearing up for the World’s Fair at the turn of the 20th century, St. Louis dropped its formal St. Patrick’s Day celebration. For almost seven decades, there was a dearth of g…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Wrestling returns to St. Louis with National Wrasslin' League launch by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

When it comes to longed-for professional sports leagues, soccer is top of mind for many St. Louisans. So is the open wound that is football. Basketball even gets batted around occasionally.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Celebrate the Vote Festival will re-create suffragists' 1916 St. Louis demonstration by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Last summer, Rebecca Now came across an image on the internet — a black-and-white photograph from 1916 — that she couldn’t get out of her head.

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Missouri History Museum explores the 'St. Louis question' by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Where did you go to high school? A new exhibition, curated by teen apprentices, explores the history of education in St. Louis.

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