St. Louis Magazine’s July issue is out now, and the cover story features our annual A-List Awards. Read about more than 150 winners in dining, nightlife, shopping, culture, and more. Also inside: a look at top dining spots in the Central West End, summer style, and Ray Hartmann on the Loop Trolley. Finally, don’t miss the newest edition of St. Louis At Home magazine, featuring an in-depth guide on kitchens and bathrooms. Pick up your copies today!
A tip of the hat to our 166 winners
The Cure: One Gay Man's Recovery From Conversion Therapy
Conversion therapy never had much success changing teenagers’ sexual orientation. The real change is the revelation—and condemnation—of the therapy itself.
FROM THE EDITOR
From the Editor
A look inside St. Louis Magazine's July issue
Debating the Future of the Rams' Former Home
Investing in pro football didn’t pay off for St. Louis. Counting on conventions isn’t looking so good, either.
Open Letter: It's Time to Solve Our Smoldering Landfill Problem
The Bridgeton Landfill has an underground fire. The West Lake Landfill has nuclear waste. Let's make sure they never mix.
The New Documentary "Game of Throws" Explores the Burgeoning Sport of Disc Golf
Disc golf is traditional golf’s casual, nature-loving cousin. Here's how to play.
Inside Info: Political Newskid Gabe Fleisher
The 14-year-old runs the popular Wake Up to Politics email newsletter.
A Conversation With Delrish Moss, Ferguson's New Police Chief
Moss took over the troubled department in May and is tasked with implementing a consent decree with the Department of Justice.
Roughneck Beard Company Helps Men Tame Their Mangy Manes
Musician Brad Jackson created his own line of beard oils, batters, and balms.
A Conversation With AAA Translation's Susanne Evens
St. Louis’ crack translator says Google can’t replace her.
Why the Loop Trolley Project is Smarter Than You Think
Positive feelings about the loop trolley are hard to find. Here are some reasons to warm up to the idea.
With Literacy, Jus Marianne Wagner Discovers a New Sense of Freedom
Before she learned to read at age 65, Wagner felt “discombobulated, dismembered.”
Snapshot: Big River
A look at life in St. Louis during the 1830s
Ask Helene: How Do I Find Flattering Swimwear?
Lori Coulter’s made-to-measure swimwear is a great option.
Behind-the-Scenes with KayOss Founder Amy Johnson
The designer known for “popping up” around town talks about fashion, engineering, and the calm within the storm.
This 20-Year-Old Fashion Maven Draws Inspiration From Her Syrian Roots
Summer Albarcha's modest fashion blog has piqued the interest of Marie Claire, The Huffington Post, and more.
The Dish: Rack of Missouri Lamb at Scape
A bistro selection with Midwestern roots
The Former Eau Bistro Gets a Splash of Dash
The Preston offers little plates, big tastes, and a fabulously stylish dining experience.
Neighborhood Restaurant Recs: Central West End
A look at restaurants in one of St. Louis’ enduring hotspots.
A Tower Grove East Restaurant Spawned by Reality TV
Crafted offers occasional surprises and reasonable prices.
Where to Find the Best Local Brats, Dogs, and Sausages
These first-rate sausage makers deliver freshly made bratwursts, hot dogs, and franks in all four seasons.
It's OK to Joke About Chris Lee's New Gig
The versatile chef opens two new businesses.
A Fond Look Back at Miss Hulling's
The well-known cafeteria was known for its pink walls and delicious take-home split cakes.
How to Deal With the Morning After
It’s impossible to completely cure this condition, but there are steps you can take to minimize its effects.
Ins, Outs, and Almosts
Including a few betcha-didn’t-know tidbits
A Peek Inside St. Louis Kolache's Pillowy Pastries
Kolaches are quickly becoming trendy nationwide.
5 Hottest Dining Spots
What's new and notable this month
Big Horns, Big Easy: Charlie Halloran's St. Louis Homecoming
Tommy Halloran's trombone-playing little brother pays a visit from NOLA.
The Infinite Canvas: Dmitri Jackson’s Blackwax Boulevard
Jackson's webcomic follows the misadventures of a record store clerk.
Read This Now: Book Recs for July 2016
Readers will get a kick out of vicariously experiencing St. Louis' streetcar era.
The Top 10 Things to Do in St. Louis This July
Fair St. Louis, Let Them Eat Art, and more