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.

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


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... Read more


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!”... Read more



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. Read more



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? Read more


Links to articles from the August 2014 issue Read more


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. Read more


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


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.” Read more



Kevin A. Roberts

A page from an old book Read more


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. Read more


Just a 4 ½–hour drive from St. Louis, the city of Nashville, Tenn., is the perfect getaway for an extended weekend. Read more


Billy Bitting

Kevin A. Roberts

Property-Tax Consultant Read more



Kevin A. Roberts

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


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



Tom Young

The coolest basement in South City Read more

Interior Design

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


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. Read more


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. Read more


Take Care 2014

Illustration by Eric Cash

Old school medicine meets new technology. Read 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... Read more

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