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classes are offered, and the shop also features

of course—it specializes in artisan spirits—but

a different cocktail recipe each month,

t h a t ’s j u s t t h e s t a r t . F r o m b a r w a r e t o b o o k s

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to hands-on classes, Intoxicology offers a o n e - s t o p s h o p f o r e v e r y t h i n g b a r- re l a t e d .

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a n d w h a t ’s f u n b u t o p t i o n a l ? I n t o x i c o l o g y ’s

the basic recipes for using them—ensuring

experts will be happy to help you sort it out.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

May’s Place T his popular vintage shop, for merly in South City, brings its signature clothing, accessories and vibe to a ne w location. 4 1 8 0 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.659.8745

Crimson Serpents Outpost Below the 1940s-era neon Melroys sign, find handmade leather goods and clothing, such as high-end selvedge denim brands from Japan and America. 4 2 5 4 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.499.7122

City Boutique From casual clothes to clubwear in re gular and plus sizes, City Boutique and its sister shop, Cur veJunkie, have something for ever y woman. 4 3 0 0 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.657.0125 NO. 3

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hello juice and smoothie By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

The eye-catching simplicity of this new café

strawyberry and ginger) or Lavender (with

mirrors the straightforward philosophy that

b l u e b e r r y, l a v e n d e r a n d b a n a n a ) . I n a d d i t i o n

owners Jordan and Kayla Bauer bring to the

to teas and herbal coffee, the café offers

foods and drinks on its menu. Ingredients are

elixirs containing ingredients with potential

whole and natural, their flavors and textures

h e a l t h b e n e f i t s , l i k e t u r m e r i c , c a c a o , g i n g e r,

coming through cleanly whether they’re

pine pollen and Chaga. Both the hot and cold

being consumed via a plate, bowl or glass.

variations are richly flavored and comforting.

As the name suggests, beverages are a focus

The food menu centers on bowls filled with

and the fresh-pressed juices are among the

fruit, coconut milk and granola and on toast

b e s t i n t h e c i t y. T h e r e ’s a l s o a r e q u i s i t e

from Knead Bakehouse topped with fruit and

g r e e n s m o o t h i e ( w i t h s t r a w b e r r y, b a n a n a ,

nuts. Depending on how you prefer to think

green spirulina and spinach), but if you

of it, the chicken bone broth can be either a

p r e f e r a n o t h e r c o l o r, t r y t h e O r a n g e D r e a m

drink or a base for veggies and seasoning,

(with mango, orange, flax and pineapple),

making for a simple yet satisfying soup.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Rise Coffee Raising awareness—of drinks, food and community—is central to this coffeehouse with a two-stor y, shotgunstyle layout that invites conversation and connection. 4 1 7 6 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.405.8171

Confluence Kombucha and gastroLAB Fans of this fer mented drink come for the kombucha and stay for the ve gan and ve getarian dishes, ser ved Friday to Monday. 4 5 0 7 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.833.3059

Vincent Van Doughnut T his shop and its Clayton counterpart are famous for yeast-raised, square doughnuts in an ar ray of creative flavors. 1 0 7 2 T O W E R G R O V E AV E . 314.339.5440 NO. 3

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Urban Chestnut BREWING COMPANY By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser T h e f i v e - y e a r- o l d b r e w e r y a n d B i e r h a l l i n T h e G r o v e i s t h e l a r g e s t o f U C B C ’s f o u r l o c a t i o n s . ( T h e n a g a i n , one of those is in the German state of Bavaria, s o f u l l d i s c l o s u r e , w e h a v e n o t b e e n t o a l l f o u r. ) Unlike the Midtown location, with its intimate taproom, graveled courtyard and cozy outbuildings, or The U.R.B. (Urban Research Brewery), where pizza and canned beer set the tone, this Bierhall i s d e s i g n e d t o f e e l i n d u s t r i a l a n d e x p a n s i v e . I t ’s w h e r e U C B C b r e w s ( a n d p a c k a g e s ) m o s t o f i t s b e e r. The unconventional space takes a traditional concept—the German beer hall—and updates i t w i t h a n u r b a n A m e r i c a n v i b e . I t ’s t h e s a m e approach UCBC takes to its beers. Coined “beer d i v e r g e n c y, ” i t s p h i l o s o p h y f r e e s b o t h t h e b r e w e r and the consumer to approach its beers whichever way most appeals to them, through time-honored traditions or new and innovative experiments. Even the food menu bridges the two worlds, with modern dishes, such as grain bowls and smashburgers, next to Old World favorites, such as currywurst, bratwurst, pretzels, schnitzel and r o t i s s e r i e c h i c k e n . To l e a r n m o r e a b o u t U C B C ’s approach, take a self-guided tour or reserve a spot on one of its Saturday guided tours. 4465 MANCHESTER AVE.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Sauce on the Side Gour met calzones—10-inch pizza pockets

filled

with

mozzarella,

ricotta and more—take center stage at this local company’s third location. 4 2 6 1 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.932.7800

Grace Meat + Three Fried chicken, fried green tomatoes, fried bologna sandwiches and moonshine (if you’re so inclined) are served with down-home hospitality at this refined Souther n restaurant. 4 2 7 0 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.533.2700

Firecracker Pizza & Beer With 66 beer taps, this could be a bar … if those uniquely rectangular pizzas weren’t so explosively tasty. 4 1 3 0 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.534.2666 NO. 3

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The READY ROOM By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

On any given night, this concert venue could be h o s t i n g 7 5 0 m u s i c l o v e r s f o r a l i v e s h o w. O r a wedding. Or a couple of really bad movies, a barber c o n t e s t o r c o m e d y a c t s . I t ’s t h e k i n d o f e n t e r p r i s e t h a t t a k e s i t s m a i n b u s i n e s s s e r i o u s l y b u t d o e s n ’t let that get in the way of having a good time. When it launched five years ago, The Ready Room was lauded for its state-of-the-art sound system—and the high-quality acoustics are s t i l l a b i g d r a w. I t h a s a l s o k e p t u p w i t h t h e times, navigating the broader tastes of young music fans and offering unique experiences intermingled

with

traditional

concerts.

Performers run the gamut from local tribute bands and original hip-hop artists to nationally recognized figures, such as Damien Escobar (May 7), a violinist whose meteoric rise, crash and subsequent rebirth has been the subject of countless news articles, and Jen Kirkman (May 14), a writer and comedian touring with h e r o w n s o l o s h o w . T h e r e ’s b u r l e s q u e ( M a y 1 6 ) , country (May 18) and electronic industrial rock (June 4). Given the superior quality of the shows T h e R e a d y R o o m b o o k s , i t ’s a p e r f e c t p l a c e to experiment with new sounds and genres.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

The Gramophone T his “sandwich pub” has creative combinations between bread, such as the Fight Club, Taco Del and Big Willie’s Meatball, plus craft beer selections and live music. 4 2 4 3 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.531.5700

J ust John Club T his dance destination is one of the city’s established gay bars, with several rooms and a large patio perfect for summer nights. 4 1 1 2 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.371.1333

Atomic Cowboy A longtime favorite for Tex-Mex, this restaurant is also a music destination thanks to Atomic Cowboy Pavilion & T he Bootle g. 4 1 4 0 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.775.0775 NO. 3

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handlebar By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

While some nightspots cater to sports fans

as international dance parties, drag shows

or spirits enthusiasts, HandleBar is the kind

and sing-alongs. In keeping with its bicycle

of place where people come simply to be

theme, it also serves as a jumping-off point

among other people. The bicycle-themed

f o r e x c u r s i o n s , l i k e a r e c e n t b r e w e r y t o u r.

bar has the feel of a neighborhood hangout f o r t h e w h o l e c i t y. T h e r e ’s e n t e r t a i n m e n t

The matryoshka doll on the bike rack out front

most nights—including swing dancing,

hints at a second, more subtle theme, thanks

trivia, comedy and DJs—but even when the

t o f o u n d e r Ta t y a n a Te l n i k o v a ’s h e r i t a g e . S o i f

mics are quiet, people drop in for a drink

you see Russian specials on the chalkboard

alone or in small groups. The beer menu is

m e n u s , g i v e t h e m a t r y. A n d i f y o u d o n ’ t ,

satisfyingly long (20 on tap, plus a couple

g o f o r t h e f l a t b r e a d - s t y l e p i z z a s . To p p i n g s

dozen more in cans and bottles) and the

range from classic mozzarella, bacon and

liquor specials are plentiful.

veggies to nut-based vegan “cheese,” pesto and jackfruit. During happy hour (4-6 p.m.

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H a n d l e B a r ’s a c c e p t i n g a t m o s p h e r e l e a d s

daily), pizzas are half price and draft beers

to a diverse assortment of events, such

are $1 off.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Layla Middle Eastern (hummus, falafel and shawar ma) meets American (gour met burgers, milkshakes and bourbon) at this delightfully different eatery. 4 3 1 7 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.553.9252

Sameem Afghan Restaurant T he cuisine of Afghanistan may feel surprisingly familiar, and it quickly becomes

comfort

food

at

Sameem

thanks to the home-like setting. 4 3 4 1 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.534.9500

Everest CafĂŠ and Bar For 15 years, Everest has drawn loyal fans with Nepalese, Korean and Indian dishes, especially for its lunch buffet. 4 1 4 5 M A N C H E S T E R AV E . 314.531.4800 NO. 3

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Rockwell Beer Co. By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Attilio D’Agostino

I t ’s b e e n o p e n l e s s t h a n a y e a r, b u t R o c k w e l l

t e c h n i q u e s , h o w e v e r, a r e c o m p l e t e l y s e r i o u s .

has already attracted a diverse following

The Rockwell team prizes experimentation,

among St. Louis beer lovers. The entrance to

but within the bounds of proven methods

the 90-seat tasting room—under repurposed

that will yield exactly what they’re looking

shipping containers amid the industrial

f o r i n t e r m s o f f l a v o r, a c i d i t y, c o l o r a n d o t h e r

buildings on the east end of The Grove—sets

characteristics.

the tone: This will be a different sampling experience.

Likewise, the kitchen—called Brasswell— sets a high standard. St. Louis chef Gerard

The first impression is confirmed by the

Craft, who won a James Beard award in

names of the beers on tap. They’re playful

2015, partnered with the culinary team to

and intriguingly descriptive, from the

ensure that the burgers, brats, potatoes

Simple Needs blonde ale to the Moonbase

and beignets would be first-rate. Notably

p o r t e r. A n d w h a t w r i t e r w o u l d n ’ t l o v e a n

f o r b e e r- l o v i n g p a r e n t s , t h e t a s t i n g r o o m i s

English-style mild ale named Oxford Llama

k i d - f r i e n d l y, a n d t h e m e n u i n c l u d e s a s e c t i o n

after one of our most-debated punctuation

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COMING SOON:

Takashima Records Spurred by the success of Parlor, a coin-operated arcade bar, its owners are branching out; their music-themed cocktail lounge, Takashima Records, opens in the Chroma apartment building this summer. 4 0 4 1 C H O U T E A U AV E .

The Dogwood in The Grove T his sophisticated ne w event space from T he Social Affair has a loungelike aesthetic and cuisine with a touch of Souther n flavor. 4 3 0 8 M A N C H E S T E R AV E .

TEMPUS Later this summer, award-winning chef Ben Grupe launches Tempus, his first solo restaurant, promising nontraditional yet approachable dishes with bold flavors. 4 3 7 0 M A N C H E S T E R AV E .

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The Grove S MAL L B U S I N E S S G U I D E

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parlor

A ft e r t h ree ye ars i n St. Lo uis’ Lindenw ood P ar k neighbor hood,

O n e o f t h e m o s t r e c e n t a d d i t i o n s t o T h e G r o v e ’s t h o r o u g h l y

fa mi l y - o wne d vi ntag e b o u t i que May’s P lace is now open in T he

impressive group of nightlife destinations, this social club

G ro v e ! Thi s l o c al haven f o r s ust ainable fashion feat ures one- of- a-

and arcade lounge has quickly become a local favorite thanks

ki n d “ s wo o n-wo rt hy ward ro b e st aples,” accord ing t o a Vogue.com

to its full, immersive experience. Featuring great-tasting

g u i d e t o S t. Lo u i s ’ m u s t-vi s it dest inat ions. T he possibil it ies are

cocktails and an irresistible combination of vintage arcade

e n d l e s s a t May’s Pl ac e, wh e re y ou’l l st umble upon gem aft er gem,

games and chill vibes, Parlor artfully toes the line between

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as you enjoy the sights and sounds of Let Them Eat Art.

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t o B a s t i l l e D a y. T h e r e w i l l b e p l e n t y o f s h o p p i n g a l o n g t h e

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Laume ier sculpture park

T h i s s u m m e r, C A M p r e s e n t s t h e f i r s t m a j o r m u s e u m s u r v e y o f

As p a r t of i t s commi t ment t o s up p or t i ng a nd s how ca s i ng l oca l

P a u l M p a g i S e p u y a , f e a t u r i n g i n t i m a t e p o r t r a i t s o f t h e a r t i s t ’s

a r t i s t s , L a umei er Scul p t ure Pa r k w i l l p res ent “ C a r l os Za mor a :

friends, lovers, partners and collaborators, on view May 17-

cAR T. ” The p roj ect w i l l commi s s i on t he C ub a n- b or n, St . L oui s -

Aug. 18. Sepuya subverts traditional portraiture by way of

b a s ed i l l us t r a t or a nd d es i g ner t o ret rofi t t he Pa r k’s g ol f ca r t s ,

collage, layering, fragmentation, mirror imagery and the

w hi ch p l a y a p i vot a l rol e i n how L a umei er s t a ff cr i s s cros s t he

p e r s p e c t i v e o f t h e b l a c k , q u e e r g a z e . A l s o o n v i e w, L a w r e n c e

ca mp us ,

Abu Hamdan combines overlapping media to explore the

Za mor a w i l l crea t e t hree uni q ue a r t w or ks b y envel op i ng t he ca r t s

politics of listening in “Earwitness Theatre.” Informed by

i n p r i nt ed vi nyl w r a p s , s cul p t ur a l fr a mew or ks a nd or na ment a t i on

his acoustic study of the Syrian prison of Saydnaya, where

i ns p i red b y s ources s uch a s C ub a n ca r cul t ure, nur s er y r hymes ,

detainees are blindfolded and left in darkness, the exhibition

hi s t or y a nd p ol i t i cs . V i s i t t he L a umei er w eb s i t e t o l ea r n more

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A p o e t , a p i l o t , a p r e s i d e n t a n d a p a i n t e r. R e d i s c o v e r a

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Mexican masterpiece. “Flores Mexicanas: A Lindbergh Love

t h re e - d a y o u td o o r f e s t i val held at beaut iful Ev eret t Moody P ar k in

Story” opens June 1 at the Missouri History Museum. For

t h e h e a r t o f Fai rvi e w H ei g h t s, Il l inois. Feat ur ing w or ks from 100

the first time in 80 years, see the breathtaking masterpiece,

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t a s t y fo o d , an i nterac t i ve Children’s C reat ion St at ion and Gal ler y

of Mexican Modernism,” Alfredo Ramos Martinez, was a

a n d l i v e art d em o n s trat i o n s by member s of local ar t isan guilds,

wedding present to Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh

t h e fe s t i val i s f un f o r t he w hole family. Just 12 miles east of

from the president of Mexico. They were the most famous

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couple in the world. Examine their love story—how it changed

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Unknown; Untitled (sailboat), 1889; gelatin silver print; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of John R. and Teenuh M. Foster 316:2018

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

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Th e e xci t i ng 2019 s eas o n (May 25- June 30) includes t hree beloved

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cl a s s i cs — ”Th e Marri ag e o f Figaro” by Mozar t , “Rigolet t o” by

pictures a simple and routine aspect of life, but this has not

Ve rd i a n d “The Co ro n at i o n of P oppea” by Mont ev erd i—and a

always been the case. “Poetics of the Everyday: Amateur

t h r i l l i n g w o rl d p rem i e re, “F i re Shut Up in My Bones,” composed

P h o t o g r a p h y, 1 8 9 0 – 1 9 7 0 , ” t h e n e w e x h i b i t i o n a t t h e S a i n t

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stages St. Louis

WashU’s Graduate School of Art

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V i s u a l A r t T h e s i s E x h i b i t i o n M a y 1 0 - J u l y 1 2 a t T h e L u m i n a r y.

from Oz”—the story of the brilliant composer and performer

Works in various media explore themes such as the politics of

Peter Allen and his two great loves, Judy Garland and Liza

r a c e , t h e r o l e o f g e n d e r, t h e p o e t i c s o f t h e e v e r y d a y a n d u t o p i a n /

Minnelli. Plus, enjoy the annual Emerson Family Theatre

dystopian futures. Featured artists include Sarah Adcock, Greg

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