See “Focus” At MX Movies This Weekend

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Focus, starring Will Smith & Margot Robbie opens this weekend at MX Movies in downtown St. Louis. The 3-screen theater is across the street from The Laurel

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St. Louis Blues Honor Fathers with Father’s Trip 2015

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The St. Louis Blues recently brought the fathers of 17 players in for Father’s Trip 2015. The fathers watched a Blues game at Scottrade Center then followed the team on a two-game road trip. The fathers were able to bond of course with their sons on the trip and with each other in a suite during games. The fathers were invited to accompany their sons in the team meetings on the trip as well. The Blues opened the trip by beating the Nashville Predators at Scottrade Center 5-4 in a shootout. The team also beat the Carolina Hurricanes (3-2) and...

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Life At The Laurel by Tree9 Films

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Our staff recently worked with the wonderful folks at Tree9 Films to produce this video showing Life at The Laurel. The video showcases the apartment homes and the common areas of The Laurel as well as experiences residents of the community such as eating at Pi Pizzeria across the street and seeing a movie at the wonderful MX Movies. Laurel Lifestyle Film from Tree9 Films on Vimeo.   Tree9 Films is a St. Louis video production company that has worked with companies like Yahoo! and UPS as well organizations like Big Muddy Dance Company....

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Fifty Shades of Grey and Kingsman Open At MX Movies

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MX Movies, the three-screen movie theater across the street from The Laurel, welcomes two big movies this weekend. The worldwide phenomenon that is Fifty Shades of Grey and Kingsman: The Secret Service both begin their respective runs with showings tonight. Here is a bit more on each of the films courtesy of RealLifeSTL. Fifty Shades of Grey   Is there anything more really to say about Fifty Shades of Grey, the film adaptation of the best-selling book that stars Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele and Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey? An...

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Mardi Gras Grand Parade Day

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The Bud Light Mardi Gras Grand Parade will take place in St. Louis on February 14th. Here are some tips on heading down to Soulard for the festivities

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2015 Taste of Soulard and Beggin’ Pet Parade

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This weekend features tons of Mardi Gras fun in Soulard with the taste of Soulard, Run For Your Beads 5k, Wiener Dog Derby and Beggin’ Pet Parade

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Jupiter Ascending at MX Movies

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Jupiter Ascending opens this weekend at MX Movies across the street from The Laurel Apartments in downtown St. Louis, Missouri

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Dog Rescued From Ledge By Stray Rescue St. Louis

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Stray Rescue of St. Louis recently posted video of their staff rescuing Jerrell the dog from an abandoned home. In the blog post accompanying the video, founder of Stray Rescue, explained the condition of the house that Jerrell was living in. “As we made our way in, we saw filthy sheets and many syringes, so we know a drug addict is squatting there. After walking by the sickening make-shift heroin area, we found the stairs and it made sense now how a dog could be trapped up there. The stairwell was missing stairs and there were very...

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Blues Beat LA Kings Behind Tarasenko’s Hat Trick

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The St. Louis Blues beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 last night behind three goals from Vladimir Tarasenko. The Blues are now 21-8-2 on the season and sit one point behind the Chicago Blackhawks in the Central Division. Tarasenko’s goals were his 18,19 and 20th on the season, which ties him for second in the league in goals scored. The goals also make him the first Blue since Brett Hull in the 1996-97 season to record two hat tricks in a season. The Blues play their next three games on the road before returning to Scottrade Center on...

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150 Years of Anheuser-Busch In Two Minutes

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The Anheuser-Busch Brewery sits prominently in the Soulard neighborhood just south of downtown St. Louis. We’ve highlighted the free tours offered of the brewery before in this space. Here’s a brief history of the company, now called Anheuser-Busch InBev, condensed into a two minute video by Fast Company.   Interested to read more about the history of Anheuser-Busch? Here is some suggested reading: Under the Influence: The Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty Written in the early 1990s by two reporters from the...

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