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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lost at sea for 1,000 years, recently discovered Egyptian artifacts headed for St. Louis by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The North American premiere of 'Sunken Cities' will be the most significant exhibition of ancient Egyptian art undertaken in St. Louis in more than 50 years.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Statue of Liberty concessionaire gets Gateway Arch contract by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The contract goes into effect Jan. 1, and the park will announce a grand opening at a later date, according to the news release.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Union Station aquarium construction begins Nov. 2, owners say by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Set to open in 2019, the 120,000-square-foot project will emphasize local marine species from the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, as well as more exotic attractions with sharks and species …

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Art Museum reviews thousands of works for removal from collection by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The initiative, underway since 2014, is part of an effort to improve, diversify and keep better storage of the museum's collection of more than 33,000 pieces.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Gateway Arch museum opening delayed again, set for summer 2018 by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Construction on the Arch grounds began in August 2013. Work on the museum and visitor center began in April 2015.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Made-over Kiener Plaza reopens Friday with playground, fountains and concert area by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The revamp includes more open space, a grassy concert area west of the Old Courthouse, a large playground and multiple fountains.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Statue of St. Louis vandalized with graffiti by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The vandals struck a week after a $50,000 cleaning and restoration of the statue in Forest Park.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Union Station aquarium will be smaller and take longer than originally planned by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis-based PGAV Destinations has been chosen to design the aquarium.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

St. Louis Art Museum mulls database for increasing audience, diversity by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

They hope to attract more millennials, families with young children, and ethnic minorities.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

St. Louis, the 13th century French king, gets a bath by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The mounted French king and namesake of the city is in the midst of a cleaning that takes place about once every 20 years.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Missouri History Museum attendance over 400K third straight year by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Four of the top five most attended exhibits in museum history all opened in 2014 or later.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Gateway Arch grounds north entrance opens to public by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The new park entrance includes a natural amphitheater, shaded lawns, a bike and pedestrian path, and an interpretive garden featuring flora that would have been seen by the explorers Lewis a…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Hippos need a pool relined; insects needs a roof, yet the St. Louis Zoo needs to trim its maintenance budget by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Zoo administrators need to cut a wish list of more than $8.5 million in maintenance projects down to $2 million for 2017, according to a draft of budget requests from department di…

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Faith and family is soldered in St. Louis stained glass by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

For five generations the Frei family has produced stained glass for churches locally and around the world.

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