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The bubble tea drink can be found at various locations around St. Louis, but here are some of the top-tier boba spots. 

Kirkwood boba review

Maya Kim and Rachel Finan April 1, 2022

Looking through your Instagram feed, you may have noticed the colorful drinks with black pearls lining the bottom: boba. The Taiwanese delicacy is made of tapioca starch and is paired with a sweet milk-tea...

Jamie Vann, KHS mom, is the founder and president of Spirit of Discovery Park (SoDP), the second fully accessible amusement park in the world that will be located in St. Louis.

A park for every body

Ava Duggin, web managing editor February 15, 2022

Jamie Vann was at Target in one of the food isles when she ran into her friend. Vann found out that she had just visited Morgan’s Wonderland, the only “Ultra-Accessible” theme park for every age...

There were 188 homicide victims in St. Louis during 2015, the highest yearly toll the city had seen in two decades, according to St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department records. Since then, St. Louis homicide rates have yet to dip below that of 2015, reaching the highest rate of 87.2 per 100,000 people in 2020, or 263 homicides in total.

In-depth: The gateway to gun violence

Nathan Sweeney, features + in-depth editor February 11, 2022

A school resource officer escorts her toward her mother’s car, where her family sits in silence. A few minutes ago, she was in band class. Now, she watches her mother’s tear-soaked eyes and somber...

A little girl watches as a hippopotamus passes by.

Photo gallery: St. Louis Zoo

Katie Bowers and Cassidy Sprang May 11, 2021

As the days grow warmer visiting the St. Louis Zoo is a great attraction for many to attend. Being outdoors gives a COVID-19 safety relief to many participants as the Zoo continues to reopen. "I was...

Goodwill is a nonprofit organization with over 3,000 stores across North America providing affordable clothing and household items.

Photo Gallery: Thrift stores around STL

Sophia Beckmann, photographer March 12, 2021

Thrifting has become a favorite pastime of younger generations recently. As people find their sense of style, thrifting allows people to find clothing that makes them feel good about themselves and express...

Make a difference each time you go shopping by choosing a local, Black-owned business.

Black-owned businesses of St. Louis

Molly Higgins, print editor August 24, 2020

Paige Alyssa, singer-songwriter and producer, was born and raised in St. Louis.

Amplifying art

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor August 24, 2020

“Miles Davis and Tina Turner [are from St. Louis]. Nelly is from [St. Louis]. All these people have had major moments in music in their respective genres. St. Louis really [has] so many great musicians...

Think cultural appropriation in St. Louis doesnt exist? Think again.

Show me

Malcia Greene, associate editor March 25, 2020

Missouri: The Show-Me State. One of these days it’s bound to start living up to its nickname, right? All I want is for someone to show me. Show me that we’re done taking what’s not ours from minorities....

St. Louis mandated a stay at home order starting Monday, and KHS will allow families to pick up essential items on March 22.

St. Louis stay at home order Monday, KHS item pickup

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer March 21, 2020

Residents of St. Louis City and County will be under a mandatory stay at home order effective Monday, March 23, announced Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page Saturday, March 21. Basic needs...

With a combined 25 years of NBA experience (and counting) between the three of them, Bradley Beal, Jayson Tatum and Larry Hughes have lived most of their professional lives under the scope of national attention. Art by Merry Schlarman.

From The Lou to the League

Hayden Davidson, sports writer February 5, 2020

  TKC had exclusive interviews with three of the best basketball talents to ever come out of St. Louis. Here are their journeys from local high schools to the national spotlight.   Bradley...

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