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This Weekend At MX Movies

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This Weekend at MX Movies   MX Movies, the three-screen dine-in movie theater across the street from The Laurel Apartments, was recently named St. Louis’s Best Movie Theater by the Riverfront Times. It was also named to St. Louis Magazine‘s A-List in July. Residents of The Laurel receive a free medium popcorn at the concession stand with their ticket purchase when showing their Resident Perks card. MX Movies features a full bar and full menu along with your expected concession favorites. The theater uses the eTab...

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“First Pitch Tickets” back for 2014 St. Louis Cardinals Season

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One of the most popular ticket programs run by the St. Louis Cardinals is back for the 2014 season. The “First Pitch Tickets” program, sponsored by KMOX, allows fans to purchase a set of two tickets for $11.20. Here’s how the program works: Go to the Busch Stadium Box Office on 8th Street at 9 AM the morning of any home regular season game. Be one of the first 275 people in line and purchase a set of two vouchers for $11.20 Go to Gate 1 on Broadway 10 minutes before the game’s schedule start time.  Present your voucher...

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Ballpark Village Now Open

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The long-awaited first phase of Ballpark Village opened on Thursday March 27.  The 120,000-square foot facility features venues like restaurants Cardinals Nation and The Budweiser Brew House as well as entertainment venues like PBR St. Louis and Howl at the Moon. Fox Sports Midwest Live! stands at the center of the complex and features a impossibly big video board that reportedly is worth 1 million. The opening festivities included the ceremonial ribbon cutting and a formal VIP reception followed by a free public concert by Third Eye Blind....

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St. Louis Bucket List: Take A Brewery Tour

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While the craft beer scene has exploded in St. Louis recently, there is still only one place widely considered to be “The Brewery”. The Anheuser-Busch Brewery is located just south of downtown in the Soulard neighborhood. The company has offered free tours of the complex since 1887, with several of those original buildings still standing and in use. If you are a fan of beer, history or St. Louis, it should be on your to-do list in St. Louis. The tour meets in the Tour Center at the corner of 12th and Lynch streets in Soulard....

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St. Louis Bucket List: Get First Pitch Tickets To A Cardinals Game

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In the April 2013 issue of St. Louis Magazine, they covered  “101 Things St. Louisans Must Do”. Even those in our office who have lived in the area their whole lives found things on the the list that still needed to be checked off. Things were also brought up that were agreed upon as “must-dos” but weren’t exactly on the list. Maybe something similar was on the list, but there was enough of a difference to warrant a separate line item. In appreciation of this list the good folks over at SLM produced, we introduce...

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Flawdogs Adoption Adoption Fair May 19

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On May 19, 2013 The Laurel Apartments will host a pet adoption fair in association with Flawdogs Adoption. The fair will be held in the lobby of The Laurel from 11a-3p. The building is located at 616 N. 7th Street in downtown St. Louis. Flawdogs Adoption will have approximately 20 dogs available for adoption at the event. The dogs will mostly be small breeds and purebred. All dogs available for adoption will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated and wormed and freshly bathed. Adoption fees will run from $100-$250 per pet.  Flawdogs Adoption is a...

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Resident Perks Program

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Our Staff’s MX Favorites

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Since the beginning of the year, the options for dining in the Mercantile Exchange District have exploded like a good fist bump. We offer you some of our staff’s favorite MX delicacies. Snarf’s Salad (Snarf’s) Ryan in our office isn’t your typical salad guy. If he’s going to eat a salad, he will go to Culinaria and make one on the salad bar. You’ve seen the type: He starts with a light base of lettuce and piles on the un-healthiest of the toppings available. Luckily, Snarf’s has this salad on its...

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See An Apartment In Six Seconds

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You’ve all heard the expression “Life’s too short for _____” In taking that to the extreme, we decided to take Vine for a spin. According to the company website, Vine “is a mobile service that lets you create and share short looping videos”. How short? Six Seconds. When we first heard of the service, we thought “what in the world is six seconds of video good for?” If you have checked the stats on any videos that you have posted to the internet, you will see that most people aren’t watching...

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Watch the Fat Tuesday Parade in the MX

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On Tuesday, February 12, the 2013 Mardi Gras season will come to a close with the Lumiere Place ‘Light Up The Night’ Fat Tuesday Parade. The parade will start at 7pm at the corner of Washington and Broadway. It will then proceed west on Washington Avenue to 14th street. In year’s past, the parade route went from the Broadway and Washington corner south down Broadway to Bush Stadium. In part with the opening of businesses in the Mercantile Exchange district, the route of the parade has been changed to run through the heart of...

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