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August 2014

SLM August 2014 Cover

St. Louis Magazine’s August issue is out now, and this month’s cover story features the region’s best doctors! Meet more than 1,300 of the area’s finest physicians, as chosen by their peers. Plus, discover the latest developments and read inspiring stories from St. Louis’ medical scene. Also inside: a guide to 101 neighborhood restaurants, a conversation with actress Ellie Kemper, and much more. Pick up your copy of St. Louis Magazine today!

Click here for the August 2014 Table of Contents.

Back in the Saddle

Herschel Talley’s wrangled cattle out west, served two tours of duty in Vietnam, and worked as a corrections officer. At age 65, the Curryville resident still cares for a stable of horses. He’s no superman, he says, but he’s pretty tough... more »

Sep 3, 2014 4:04 PM Health

From the Editor: A Healthy Mix

We know what you’re thinking. We hear it every year—the same three comments. First, my favorite: “I look forward to this issue all year!”... more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:01 AM News

Photography courtesy of the Hub Network.

For Todd Newton, It's Game On

Toddy Newton's pride and joy is the Hub Network’s Family Game Night, on which he begins his fifth season as host this month. “Game shows are the truest form of reality TV,” Newton says. more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:01 AM News

Photography courtesy of aisle411

aisle411 Pairs With Google to Help You Shop

Nathan Pettyjohn was wandering through a hardware store, searching for a surge protector, frustration building. The store’s computers knew the location of every item—why not share that info with consumers? more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:01 AM News

Table of Contents (August 2014)

Links to articles from the August 2014 issue more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:01 AM

Photography by Dilip Vishwanat

Deciphering Mike Shannon

It’s not every sports announcer who has such a gift for the comical bon mot, he’s honored with a website that randomly generates his classic quotations. Mike Shannon clearly has a way with words, though sometimes words have their way with him. more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM Sports

Hear Them Roar

Lion Forge Comics combines past with future in digital comic books. more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM News

What It's Like to Be a Mounted Police Officer

The next morning in the paddock, they leaped and kicked and rolled in clover. “When they came back, you could see the difference in Jake,” says his partner, Officer Larry Casey. “He was at peace.” more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM News

Kevin A. Roberts

Vintage Vibe

A page from an old book more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM Style

Runway Report: Fall 2014

Stocking up on looks for this fall shouldn’t be difficult, with a wide range of available trends and styles—but in a wonderful, hodgepodge kind of way. more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM Style

Stylish Destinations: Nashville

Just a 4 ½–hour drive from St. Louis, the city of Nashville, Tenn., is the perfect getaway for an extended weekend. more »

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM Style

Kevin A. Roberts

Fashionable Personality: Billy Bitting

Property-Tax Consultant more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Style

Kevin A. Roberts

Shopping Spots: New Market Hardware Co.

New Market Hardware Co. sells practical solutions to life’s problems. more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Home

Now Open: Great Estates and Ken Miesner's Flowers

A stylish consignment shop and a relocated St. Louis classic more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Home

Tom Young

Upstairs, Downstairs

The coolest basement in South City more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Interior Design

Sharing Space

On a muggy spring morning, TechArtista Collaborative Working Environment is buzzing with activity... more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:58 AM News

Courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Of Cabbages and Kings

One of St. Louis’ most Irish neighborhoods, the Kerry Patch was all but gone 100 years ago—but its memory refuses to fade. more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:58 AM History

From Here to Political Eternity

Over the past 50 years, the number of St. Louis County executives has equaled the number of popes. That would be five... more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:57 AM , Think Again 3 Comments

matt marcinkowski

Pitch Perfect

Dr. Michael Milne, founder of Motion Orthopaedics and part of the Mercy Sports Medicine team, treats the Cardinals’ aces when injuries throw them a curve. more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:57 AM Health 1 Comments

The Grass is Greener

Illinois residents prepare for legal medical marijuana—the profits, the pain relief, the possibility of crime and mayhem—and Missourians squint across the river, trying to decide. more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:57 AM Health

Mapping Medicine

A look at the latest in technology and facilities at area hospitals. more »

Jul 24, 2014 8:56 AM Health