Bingo! Amendment would finally allow bingo ads
Nov01

Bingo! Amendment would finally allow bingo ads

Missouri Constitutional Amendment 4 considers removing a ban on advertising for bingo games. The current rules were deemed unenforceable by a federal judge. Fair Ballot Language reads, “A ‘yes’ vote will amend the Missouri Constitution to remove language limiting bingo game advertising that a court ruled was unconstitutional and not enforceable.”  This amendment would also reduce the amount of active membership time required for any...

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Kehinde Wiley at the STL Art Museum
Nov01

Kehinde Wiley at the STL Art Museum

Kehinde Wiley is one of just a few modern painters who register in American popular culture from New York to St. Louis and beyond. His new show is on display at the St. Louis Art Museum through Feb. 10. Earlier this year, Wiley was selected by President Obama to paint his official presidential portrait, making him the first African American artist to receive the honor. Wiley was born in Los Angeles, but considers himself New...

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Parisians, Hello JiZoo Play Old North
Oct25

Parisians, Hello JiZoo Play Old North

French lyrics and quality beats mingled on a windy, sunny Saturday across from Crown Candy Oct. 20. The crew at UrbArts coordinated with Métro-Unviers-Cité, The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Chicago, and the Centre Francophone at Webster University to present the community performance as part of City/Cité St. Louis: A Transatlantic Exchange on History, Culture, Politics and Democracy in the Changing City; a three-day...

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Fighting for a Show
Oct11

Fighting for a Show

WELLS-GOODFELLOW – The Greater Ville resident Maurice Davis is training young boxers in a building at 3303 Goodfellow Blvd. near Barrett Brothers Park. He is seeking funding to help his 501c3 grow into a more attractive option for area youth interested in the sport. The challenges faced by 50-year-old former fighter Davis and the Gladiator Boxing Team are substantial, beginning with the lack of a home venue for hosting fights....

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Container Home Stacks Up Next to Crown Candy
Oct04

Container Home Stacks Up Next to Crown Candy

OLD NORTH– According to owner Travis Sheridan, his container home building project is the first single-family development to go up in the neighborhood for more than 25 years.  “The lot we chose has been vacant since 1981,” said Sheridan.  Sheridan and his wife Gina have been living across the street from the building site for close to five years. She is a branch manager for the St. Louis County Library System and Travis is...

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