St. Louis Magazine’s May issue is out now, and it’s all about summer fun. Plan your social calendar with our guide to festivals, concerts, rooftop patios, water parks, hidden trails, and more. Also inside: in the booth with legendary Cardinals broadcaster Mike Shannon, our annual Excellence in Nursing Awards, and an in-depth look at gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens. Finally, don’t miss the newest edition of St. Louis At Home magazine, featuring essentials for outdoor living and a peek inside the home of Joe Buck and Michelle Beisner-Buck. Pick up your copies today!
Summer Fun Guide
How to embrace the warm weather in St. Louis
Open Mike: In the Booth With Moon Man Mike Shannon
The legendary broadcaster reflects on nearly 60 years with the Cardinals.
Can Eric Greitens Become Missouri's Next Governor?
After building a superhero’s résumé, Eric Greitens is ready to save Missouri—and maybe then the nation. But as a politician, will he fly?
Excellence in Nursing 2016 Winners
Honoring healthcare's unsung heroes
FROM THE EDITOR
From the Editor
A look inside St. Louis Magazine's May issue
Former Wells Fargo CEO Spends Retirement Trying to Reduce Recidivism
Danny Ludeman is going all-in on the Concordance Initiative.
New App Pikazo Turns Your Photos Into Works of Art
The app takes a photo and mashes it up with another image, remixing them into an original work.
High-flying with Blue Angel Pilot Matt Suyderhoud
Lieutenant Suyderhoud flies in formation, dazzling crowds with aerial acrobatics.
How to Become a Magician
The St. Louis masters of illusion at Assembly 8 teach us a trick.
Five Busch Stadium Giveaways That Cardinals Fans Won't Want to Miss
Garden gnomes, bobbleheads, dress socks, replica jerseys and rings, fedoras...
Q&A: Dr. William Danforth
A conversation with the influential scientist
Think Again: The 2016 Bigotry Protection Act
Making homophobia a sacred right in Missouri
Where Adult Coloring Meets Microbrews
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company provides a fun, unexpected form of stress relief.
Snapshot: A Historic Look at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
As Memorial Day approaches, we reflect on the tradition and remember loved ones.
An Artistic Take on the Humble Teapot
Woven glass offers a new take on tea time.
A Conversation with Costume Designer Amanda Seymour
Seymour's creating the costumes for OTSL’s production of Ariadne on Naxos.
The Minds Behind Mother Model Management
After launching the careers of Karlie Kloss and Ashton Kutcher, Jeff and Mary Clarke keep spotting stars.
Charles Smith's Wry and Masculine Sense of Humor (and Style)
The industrialist’s office is a stunningly beautiful space, designed by fiancée Annie Brahler of Eurotrash.
The Dish: Chocolate Melt at The Preston
This dessert is all about the presentation.
Sheesh Restaurant Introduces Turkish Cuisine to South Grand
The new restaurant is a welcome addition to a neighborhood that has become a sort of culinary U.N.
Neighborhood Restaurant Recs
A look at the best restaurants in Maplewood, Richmond Heights, and Brentwood
The Namesakes of Notable St. Louis Dishes
There are fascinating stories behind some of the region's most popular restaurant items.
Mango—St. Louis’ only Peruvian Restaurant—is Sweeter Than Ever
The 12-year-old restaurant makes a smart move into a new downtown space.
How to Drink Wine
Three keys to a perfect glass of wine
A Fond Look Back at Grecian Gardens
The restaurant may be closed, but its Mediterranean influence lives on.
Great Herbs for the Kitchen Garden
Notable new varieties for your gardening and cooking pleasure
Ben Poremba's Attention to Detail
The restaurateur on Parigi, James Beard Awards, and what's in store at Botanical Heights
First Bite: The Slider House in Rock Hill
A small-burger concept catches on in a big way.
5 Hottest Dining Spots
What's new and notable this month
In the Studio with Carlos Jove, Host of KDHX's Latin Hemispheres
The DJ shakes up St. Louis’ notions of Latin music.
Looking Forward to St. Louis’ Inaugural Tennessee Williams Festival
The much-anticipated event will take place this May.
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Curtis Sittenfeld, Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice
The Top 10 Things to Do in St. Louis in May
Art festivals, the music of Michael Jackson at the Symphony, a microbrew fest, and more