The New “Climb So Ill” Climbing Gym in St. Louis

Posted: May 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm   /   Local, Sports

“If you want it badly enough, you will climb it”.  That seems to be the prevalent motto for a unique new kind of gym here in Saint Louis.  Not so new across the country, but new to STL is the latest fitness rage…climbing gyms.  One of two active climbing gyms here in the city, Climb So Ill makes lots of promises.  It promises to be the gym for both the hard-core climber and the recreational one.  It promises to be fun AND educational.  And it promises a whole new fitness experience.  One step inside this beautiful new facility will show you that it does not have to look or feel like you are outside to get the same intense climb workout that you would get actually being outside.  And bright lighting, artistic wall design, as well as functionality are all brought together as a mastermind of the beauty of climbing, brought to life inside a surprising location.

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Cavalia Races into Saint Louis

Posted: March 25, 2012 at 10:07 am   /   Featured, Live Theater Reviews, Local, Reviews, St. Louis Events

If you are like most St. Louisans’; you have probably been asking yourself one of two questions “What are these billboards for Cavalia?” or “What is that big white tent next to Busch Stadium?” To answer in short, “Cavalia: A Magical Encounter between Human and Horse” is a show that brings us closer to the […]

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Cirque Du Soleil’s “Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour” Review

Posted: February 8, 2012 at 6:02 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Featured, Live Theater, Local, Music, Reviews

The stage is set, the curtain is dropped, and you wait in breathless anticipation of Cirque’s latest creation, live at the Scottrade Center.  The Immortal World Tour, featuring Michael Jackson’s entire catalog of hits, is the most daring and emotional show yet.  I spent the better part of the show feeling like Michael was there […]

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Video Game Review: Sega’s Captain America: Super Soldier

Posted: July 19, 2011 at 12:40 am   /   Featured, Local, Reviews, Videogames

This video game, with noble intentions, will leave excited movie goers looking for something more until the namesake’s film is released.  And that wouldn’t be so bad given the idea behind Captain America, except the game is based within the world of the film and lacks the content of the series.  This includes seeing character […]

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Disney’s Epic Mickey (Videogame Review)

Posted: November 30, 2010 at 12:52 am   /   Featured, Local, Videogames

The video game revolution kicked off in 1972 by Magnavox® with the Odyssey and later garnered its massive public appeal with the release of Atari and the classic game “Pong”.  Disney finally catches up 38 years later with Epic Mickey.  Epic Mickey takes players on a journey through what can be described as a twisted […]

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Donkey Kong Country Returns (Videogame Review)

Posted: November 22, 2010 at 10:36 pm   /   Local, Videogames

The phrase “everything that was old is new again” comes to mind when I think of the Wii console. And so it is with its massive catalog of old school games in all their 8, 16, and 32 bit glory. After the success of Super Mario Bros: Wii, the game designers at Retro Studios took […]

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Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (Videogame Review)

Posted: November 16, 2010 at 1:03 pm   /   Local, Videogames

After lots of hype and much Waiting, Ubisoft finally releases what promises to be the best Assassin’s Creed yet. “Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood” delivers what many had hoped wouldn’t be a disappointment. The second game in the franchise fixed what many saw as holes in the first game; but it left many thirsting for more. Brotherhood […]

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