St. Louis Magazine’s April issue is out now, and it’s all about what’s new in the Lou. Find out about hot retail spots, blockbuster developments, people on the move, and more. Also inside: a guide to the blues music scene, as the National Blues Museum opens its doors; 320 top dentists, as chosen by their peers; and a look at an influential South African architect. Finally, don’t miss the newest edition of St. Louis Family magazine, featuring the region’s best parks and playgrounds. Pick up your copies today!
What's New in the Lou
People and places to watch in metro St. Louis
City of Blues
As the National Blues Museum opens, we take a look at the legendary music scene.
Who is this South African architect who sees our problems so much more clearly than we see them ourselves?
320 pros to know
FROM THE EDITOR
From the Editor
A look inside St. Louis Magazine's April issue
How St. Louis Will Help Determine the Future of the Monarch Butterfly
Efforts are under way to save the beautiful insects.
Heat Index: Cardinals, Guns, Crime
Here's what trending up and down this month in St. Louis.
The Home of the Future, Brought to You by St. Louis
Local startups Chrona Sleep, PEQ, and Puck will make your house smarter.
Do the Cardinals Win Because This Man Runs?
A conversation with the Rally Runner
The Legend of Matt the Cat
How finding a lost feline inspired a social media movement
A Look at the Legendary Locals of St. Charles
New book profiles the big personalities that called the little hills home.
Q&A: Hikaru Nakamura
A conversation with the chess prodigy
Think Again: Guns Gone Wild
Lawmakers brandish their absurdity—again.
How a Women's Support Group Morphed Into a Small Business
At The Kitchen Table, the overhead is low, the talent is in-house, and the social capital is infinite.
Snapshot: Rabbit, Rabbit
A look back at St. Louis in the early '60s
Ask Helene: How Can I Be Both Stylish and Active?
One of spring’s top trends is urban streetwear with an athletic flair.
Cameron Silver Returns to St. Louis for an Artful Cause
On April 4, he returns for “Four Seasons of Fashion,” a Vivaldi-inspired fashion show and gala for the St. Louis Symphony.
A Conversation with Anjali Kamra
The Rungolee designer on India, travel tips, and more.
The Dish: The Wacha Burger at Sugarfire Smoke House
This pitcher-inspired sandwich is worthy of its name.
Restaurant Review: 801 Fish
The region’s biggest (and most expensive) seafood restaurant
Neighborhood Restaurant Recs
A look at the best restaurants in West County
Gerard Craft Does Fast Food
No matter how you mix and match the options, Porano Pasta is sure to impress.
A Taste of Brazil Comes to South Grand in St. Louis
Jorge and Rachel Carvalho’s latest endeavor feels at home in the South City neighborhood.
Three Big Reds For St. Louis Wine Enthusiasts to Consider
For red-wine lovers, the palate changes over time.
A Fond Look Back at Fedora Café
The one-time Union Station dining destination was known for its innovative Modern American cuisine.
Where to Find Locally Grown Spring Greens
A selection of the top farms and farmer's markets for those going green
Renowned Chef Don Yamauchi on Cooking, Culinary Awards, and Casinos
The award-winning chef recently joined St. Charles’ Ameristar.
First Bite: The Preston
The new restaurant inside The Chase scores on all levels.
5 Hottest Dining Spots
What's new and notable this month
The Many Musical Voices of Kellie Everett
The multitalented musician plays about a half-dozen instruments live—and belongs to just as many bands.
Spring/Summer Arts Guide 2016
A roundup of summer concerts, outdoor theater, and fairs and festivals.
Read These Now: Books for April 2016
Our top literary picks for the month
The Top 10 Things to Do in St. Louis in April
The Cards' opening day game, SHAKE-38, Earth Day, and more.