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April 2017

St. Louis Magazine’s April issue is out now, and the cover story features an in-depth look at great places to live. Learn about lively communities, major developments, new restaurants, and more. Also inside: a guide to the spring and summer arts scene; the top dentists in St. Louis, as chosen by their peers; and much more. And don’t miss the newest edition of St. Louis Family magazine, with dozens of ideas for enjoying the best summer ever. Pick up your copies today!

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The county seat’s remained a dining destination since the days of Port Saint Louis, Bernard’s, and the Coal Hole. more

Dining

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Recent immigrants introduce St. Louis to a homey, authentic version of Vietnamese cooking. more

Restaurant Reviews

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Shortly after the Chungs moved to Tower Grove South, a man was shot near their home during a carjacking. Instead of fear, the couple responded with a deeper sense of community to their new neighborhood. more

News

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Illustration by MrCityPrinting.com/Tony Frankenberg

Where you can find low taxes, national accolades, and helpful homeowner resources more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Community development director Rachelle L'Ecuyer describes the inner-ring suburb as "The Little Engine That Could." more

News

We asked Jennifer McBride of the St. Louis County Library and Jen Hatton of the St. Louis Public Library for their lists of most-anticipated books for summer 2017. more

Literature

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Courtesy of St. Louis Tionól

Every spring, Mike Mullins and a skeleton crew of organizers pull together a full-throttle three-day fest. more

Music

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The restaurant is Poremba's latest addition to the burgeoning Botanical Heights neighborhood. more

Restaurant Reviews

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

This month, Thomas Mundell will be among the veterans traveling to the Institute of Cannabis Research Conference in Colorado to advocate for medical marijuana. more

Health

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The NGA is just one part of a larger plan. more

News

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Courtesy of Bloom

Bloom’s lush, layered vocals evoke the blissed-out haze between transcendent sex and deep, soul-healing sleep. more

Music

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Photography by Wesley Law

A look at Kiener Plaza's dramatic makeover, new trails, and how St. Louis stacks up in terms of green space more

News

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Photo by Mark Groth

The St. Louis blogger discusses The Grove, Carondelet, Botanical Heights, Cherokee, and Southampton. more

News

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Courtesy of Art on the Square

Visit St. Charles for the Festival of the Little Hills, celebrate Bastille Day in Maplewood at Let Them Eat Art, and more more

Fairs and Festivals

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

From pizza to Michelin stars and back again, he's done it all. more

Dining

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Courtesy of St. Louis Earth Day

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street, Earth Day Festival in Forest Park, and more more

Fairs and Festivals

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A research lab manager, McFarland White has developed something of a cult following for teaching Casa Bagus’ weekly “Dropout Yoga,” a loosely structured class set to nontraditional yoga music. more

Culture

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Among Noonan’s favorite items at the moment: artistic lapel pins and patches, which can customize clothing. more

Style

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

Convention dates the birth of St. Louis Magazine to 1963, but St. Louis Sage remembers an earlier version. more

St. Louis Sage

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Photography courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

A look back at life in St. Louis during the 1880s more

History