250 cakes of St. Louis 3

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No. 21 — Location, Old North St Louis; Artist,  Jack Bowe This week the total number of cakes posted to comes to 25 — so I’ve reached the 10 % cake club. Since I only have five ready for tonight, instead of … Continued

Faring Purth

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Faring Purth recently painted a 4,000 sq ft mural named ‘Prime’ on the side of a Family Dollar off Cherokee Street. I hadn’t heard of it before the River Front Times wrote about the piece — I love her style and … Continued

Beggin’ for Mercy

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Oh, I generally despise cute things on dogs. If you are going to do it though it’s best if your dog is in on the joke. I believe Larry despises cute things on dogs too. He received a Beggin’ Strip … Continued

DIY Skate Park

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The more poking around on the internet I’ve done the more significant this skate park seems to me. From what I’ve seen on the web this entire park was built through donations, fundraisers and volunteer work. And, as I currently … Continued

Kingshighway Skate Park

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I had high hopes for cake hunting on Sunday. My plan was to leave the house by 7:00 AM and then conquer all of the cakes of North St. Louis before noon. Sunday morning was bitter cold though so I got … Continued

250 cakes of St. Louis 2

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No. 11 — Location, Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis; Artist, Lynsi Sciaroni  I had an interesting day. I spent a good portion of it cycling around North St. Louis and feeling embarrassed that I was uncomfortable doing so. It … Continued

Hansel and Gretel

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It’s a difficult thing to write and watch a movie at the same time. Even a movie as terrible as Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, which earned an abysmal 15 % on Rotten Tomatoes. When aggregate-review scores reach that low it’s … Continued

Hiatus

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I may be on a hiatus the next couple of days. We have visitors coming tomorrow night and we generally put people up in the office. Restricted computer access, restricted blog. I’ll be back Saturday if not before. 

Bridge over Troubled…

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I just read a statistic that a stretch Kingshighway near Forest Park in St. Louis handles a traffic volume of roughly 50,000 cars a day. That is, it is a rather busy street on par with Michigan Avenue in Chicago or the Strip … Continued