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Courtesy of AJ's Eat and Drink

An offspring of Bevier’s The Pear Tree (which burned in 2012), AJ’s continues that restaurant’s traditions with the Pear Tree signature salad served with the locally manufactured Pear Tree House Dressing and croutons. more

Apr 17, 2017 1:25 PM Flavor

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Harry Katz

This quick and easy recipe for St. Louis style toasted ravioli is perfect for your next party or potluck. more

Apr 13, 2017 1:01 PM Recipes

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Courtesy of Missouri Wildflowers Garden

Missouri's nurseries have been supplying seeds, sprouts, and expertise to gardeners across the state since the 1800s. more

Apr 12, 2017 1:11 PM Life

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Courtesy of Three Room Press

The writing is lively and rewards the thoughtful, deliberate reader. Approach this book with an open mind, a genuine sense of curiosity, and perhaps a compass, and you will be rewarded. more

Apr 11, 2017 1:40 PM Life

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Eddie O'Neil

Sketching birds for seven decades, artist David Plank has become an expert on Missouri birds. more

Apr 6, 2017 1:20 PM Art

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Courtesy of Heartland Canines For Veterans

This Joplin Group Gets Service Dogs For Veterans With PTSD

Heartland Canines for Veterans is a Joplin-based not-for-profit organization that provides service dogs to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other disabilities at no cost to the veteran. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:47 PM MO!

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A Memory in The House of Seven Gables

Columnist John Robinson finds the resolve to push on through a ponderous victorian novel by reflecting on where the book itself came from. more

Apr 14, 2017 1:53 PM King of the Road by John Robinson

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Courtesy of the National World War I Museum and Memorial

100 years ago in April, Missourians and other Americans left home to fight in the First World War. Here are their stories. more

Apr 4, 2017 1:31 PM Life

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Courtesy of Paul Harvey Jr.

Paul Harvey Jr. fills us in on some of the backstory behind Paul Harvey's marriage and the radio icon's Missouri ties. more

Mar 31, 2017 1:35 PM The Back Story

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Courtesy of Society of Distinguished Ghosts

A Missouri writer captures the tale of Ella Kate, the "Missouri Giantess," and her struggle for self acceptance. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:46 PM The Back Story

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Courtesy of Alex's Pizza

For more than 50 years, Alex’s Pizza Palace has been serving Rolla locals as well as Missouri S&T students. Founded in 1964 by Alex Kallas and his wife, Froso, Alex’s Pizza Palace is known for handmade pizza dough and fresh sauces. more

Mar 28, 2017 12:19 PM Flavor

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Sarah Hackman

On Christmas Eve, 1895, a shooting occurred in a North St. Louis saloon that was destined to find a prominent—and permanent—place in American oral tradition. more

Mar 27, 2017 12:42 PM Life

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Courtesy of Devon Allman

When he gets a break, the son of legendary Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band, Devon Allman heads home to St. Charles to recharge and catch up with his sixteen-year-old son. more

Mar 21, 2017 8:57 PM Life

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Courtesy of Bailey & Watkins

Tucked away, behind a quiet, unassuming coffee shop in downtown Odessa is a studio where the owners believe that the leather bag you carry should reflect your individual personality, style, and history. more

Mar 20, 2017 2:42 PM Made in MO

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Courtesy of Siphiwe Baleka

Fitness coach Siphiwe Baleka created a fitness program for a unique group of Americans who don't get many chances to exercise: long haul truck drivers. more

Mar 15, 2017 1:11 PM Life

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Kath Teoli

"I stood in the valentine aisle at the store searching the Husband category. I picked up one card after the other, only to put them back after reading the words. Who writes these anyway?" more

Mar 14, 2017 2:18 PM Home

Where will you be when the lights go out? more

Feb 3, 2017 12:52 PM Life

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Mardi Gras krewes—private social clubs that sponsor carnival parades and balls—toss more than ten thousand strands of beads on foot and from more than one hundred elaborate floats to parade-goers of all ages along the route.

St. Louis boasts its own rich history with the annual Soulard Mardi Gras, celebrating nearly four decades of letting the good times roll in the historic Soulard neighborhood of south St. Louis. more

Mar 3, 2017 11:44 AM Life

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Harry Katz

A Teachable Decade

Columnist Ron Marr reflects on the fluctuating nature of life, and how best to adapt as it moves along. more

Feb 16, 2017 1:11 PM Musings by Ron Marr

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Robin Seaton Jefferson

Legends abound about the true origins of gooey butter cake, with one common denominator—like toasted ravioli, it is purported to be a mistake of glorious proportions. more

Feb 14, 2017 2:48 PM Flavor

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Eddie O'Neill

According to Ron Hopson, the key to a good pie is the crust. Ron should know. He and his wife, Mickey, have been baking them at A Slice of Pie for more than thirty years. more

Feb 10, 2017 2:47 PM Flavor

These photos represent a cross-section of some special moments in time and tell a story that words alone cannot tell. Some do not have precise dates or locations, but they are pure Missouri. They help us understand who we are, why we are. more

Feb 2, 2017 4:26 PM Life

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