When Star Clipper closed this March, some people cried, others Tweeted their frustration. In its 26 years in business, the store had become a beloved cultural center, event space and small press distributor for lovers of comics, graphic novels and collectibles. Steve Unverferth and Tony Favello responded in a different way. They took on the store’s name, bought its shelves and hired its staff.
St. Louis Symphony Live
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As the weather turns warm, free outdoor concerts light up all over St. Louis. This summer concert season has a few changes to its lineup. Clayton has added “May Musical Mondays” to its previous events; St. Peters has replaced its “Summer Concert Series” with a much larger “Lakeside Series” at a Lakeside Park.
A new multi-national chess competition aims to draw attention to the sport. “Hopefully we are witnessing now the creation of the network that will greatly donate to the promotion of the game of chess,” said chess legend Garry Kasparov at the announcement.