Amy Wall

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Monday, 10 June 2013 14:18

Myths and Misnomers about Romania

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Hello again from Timisoara, Romania! I've been here for a little over a week now, so I feel like it's time for me debunk some myths and misnomers that were being thrown around the OnStL office before I left.
Sunday, 09 June 2013 06:19

Checking in from Timisoara

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I am in Timisoara checking in to see how St. Louis stacks up to this city in Romania. I've been asked a lot of questions about what Timisoara has and how it compares to St. Louis. Here are a couple answers.
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 13:35

Reporting from Romania, Day Two

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Thanks to everyone who left comments on Facebook with St. Louis staples for me to compare with their Timisoarean couterparts. I still have lots to answer, but there is one I wanted to address right away: Joy Christensen, of OnStL, All Star Radio, and Fountain on Locust fame, asked, "St.…
Monday, 03 June 2013 07:26

Reporting Live from Timisoara, Day One

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St. Louis has the Midtown Taste and Art Fair, Timisoara has the Timisoreana 10 Day Beer Festival. We stumbled across this festival yesterday on the last day of celebrations. Beer was plentiful, as were grilled sausages and booths selling locally made foods like honey and cheese. A "hard rock" band,…
Friday, 02 November 2012 09:24

Picks for the Weekend of Nov. 1

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If you’re like me, you’re ready for the first post-Halloween weekend of this year where costumes are no longer mandatory but candy is still plentiful. Even though most of the spooky attractions close today, there is still plenty going on in our lovely city this weekend. Here are just a…
I moved to St. Louis in 2008, newly eighteen and ready to be in a city larger than Omaha, Nebraska. Not that Omaha is tiny, but St. Louis always seemed so much larger. I was disappointed to find that no cosmopolitan paradise awaited me here, rather a city that in…
Monday, 10 September 2012 08:39

LouFest 2012: Singing in the Rain

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St. Louis hasn’t often been pegged as a hot spot for national music acts, but as this year’s incarnation of the aptly named LouFest- a two-day music festival in Forest Park’s Central Field- showed, that may well change very soon. This was just the third year of the annual event…
Friday, 24 August 2012 06:19

My First Post

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Out of my Nebraskan roots, and the years I spent dwelling in St. Louis’s midtown, a love for mid-sized midwestern communities has grown. I was born and bred to adore the creative ways a non-coastal city fills the cultural vacuum formed by its land-locked-ness to the brim with homegrown music,…