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.

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

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.

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

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

Links to articles from the August 2014 issue more

Jul 24, 2014 9:01 AM


Photography by Dilip Vishwanat

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

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

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM News

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

A page from an old book more

Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM Culture

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 Culture

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 Culture

Billy Bitting

Kevin A. Roberts

Property-Tax Consultant more

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Culture


Kevin A. Roberts

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

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Home

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

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Home


Tom Young

The coolest basement in South City more

Jul 24, 2014 8:59 AM Interior Design

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

Jul 24, 2014 8:58 AM News

St. Patrick's Day in Kerry Patch

Courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

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

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

Take Care 2014

Illustration by Eric Cash

Old school medicine meets new technology. more

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

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

Jul 24, 2014 8:56 AM Health