December 2016

St. Louis Magazine December 2016 Issue Cover

St. Louis Magazine’s December issue is out now, and the cover story features your guide to St. Louis’ craft brews and booze scene. Discover more than 50 breweries—including the region’s latest additions—plus a dozen distilleries. Also inside: gift ideas for every budget, a look at Candy Cane Lane, and more. And don’t miss our annual Dining Guide, featuring more than 500 area restaurants. Pick up your copies today!


Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

How the daughter of a schizophrenic, crack-addicted stripper turned out funny, hopeful, and smart. more

Nov 17, 2016 12:07 PM News


Illustrations by Elias Stein

Match the names of these personalities to their legacies. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:55 AM History


Photo courtesy of Kevin A. Roberts

Former auto mechanic Dan Mayberry has seen life from both sides of the tracks. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:52 AM News

Maxwell Planck will discuss storytelling in virtual reality at TEDx Gateway Arch in December. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:50 AM News


Photo by David Orr courtesy of Getty Images

Between reports of a cancerous chemical, high levels of lead, and a boil advisory earlier this year, you might be wondering: What's up with St. Louis' water? more

Nov 17, 2016 8:48 AM News


Photo courtesy of James Jewell

James Jewel creates weird Twitter tales from New York Times quotes—and the internet loves it. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:46 AM News


Illustration by Britt Spencer

Learn the story behind the light displays that attract up to 2,500 people during holiday nights. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:37 AM St. Louis Sage



The restaurant housed in a former Howard Johnson’s operated as a sort of clubhouse before it closed in 2004. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:30 AM Dining

For those who like to sip in style, good glassware is available without breaking the bank. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:26 AM Dining


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Reflections on more than 50 years in the business and what's in a name more

Nov 17, 2016 8:25 AM Dining


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Add sparkle to any holiday dinner with these stunning sweets. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:24 AM Dining


Photography by Greg Rannells

What’s new and notable this month more

Nov 17, 2016 8:21 AM Dining


Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

The restaurant's appearance mirrors how its food fits into the local restaurant scene: bold, inviting, and a whole lot of fun. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:21 AM Restaurant Reviews


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A look at restaurants in the metro region’s western corridor. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:17 AM Neighborhood Restaurant Recs


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Why another pizza restaurant isn't a bad idea. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:17 AM Dining


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Authentic Indian cuisine, minus the formality, comes to Chesterfield. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:12 AM Restaurant Reviews


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The perfect addition to any holiday party more

Nov 17, 2016 8:06 AM Dining



Hepatitis C patients filed a lawsuit against Missouri in hopes of gaining access to costly, life-saving drugs. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:04 AM Think Again


Photography courtesy of the State Historical Society of Missouri

A look back at life in St. Louis in December 1939 more

Nov 17, 2016 7:59 AM History


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Artist Mallory Nezam’s art of embodiment. more

Nov 17, 2016 7:58 AM Culture