February 2013

The 27th Annual Missouri Winefest at Westport Plaza's Indoor Pavilion included sampling from local wineries, food, live music and more. Read more

Patrons competed to take home one-of-a-kind, original works by bidding in an auction and enjoying a dazzling party. Read more

Guests were immersed in the Haitian culture with music performed by an authentic RaRa band, Haitian dancers and drummers as well as traditional Haitian food and art. Read more

Mardi Gras Masquerade is the annual black tie event that helped raise much-needed funds to support charity care at Mercy Hospital. Read more

The Honorable Mayor and Mrs. Francis G. Slay held court at St. Louis City Hall for the 11th annual Mayor’s Ball, a Mardi Gras Masquerade. Read more

Guests enjoyed exquisite wine, extraordinary imports and microbrews, an array of hors d’oeuvres, and an enticing silent auction. Read more

Watch KTRS-AM talk-show host John Carney visit LoRusso's Cucina to find out more about his favorite mouthwatering dish, The Wild Mushroom Trio, from Chef Rich LoRusso. Read more


Photography by Kate McDonald

When Jeannette Cooperman interviewed Sue McCollum, the CEO of wholesale liquor distributor Major Brands, the conversation predictably meandered to cocktails, specifically the St. Louis-themed creat... Read more


Tillie's Corner, before the collapse, documented by the application for National Register of Historic Places

Though the National Register Listing is no longer possible, these excerpts from the application point to the historical importance of Tillie's Corner, and why, even though the buildings no longer s... Read more


Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Buy the biggest designer names without breaking the bank. Read more



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Owner, Dimvaloo, opening in March Read more



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Maven owner Kate Bethel’s love of her boutique’s neighborhood shows through in her new men’s line. Read more



Illustration by Jeffrey Alan Love

In the first terrorism case here since 9/11, a St. Louis taxi driver hooks up with Al-Qaida. Read more


Photography by Bob Diaz for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, from the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri–St. Louis

Rufus Wainright’s aunt, Anna McGarrigle, once sang a song called “St. Valentine’s Day 1978.” In it, a woman is hanging out at home in pink pearls and red sneakers; she hears a pounding at the door.... Read more



Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Tablet computers are now triple-digit hot, downsized cocktails are becoming the rage, and mini cupcakes are thankfully replacing their $7 counterparts, but tapas/small plates—despite predictions to... Read more


Photography by Alise O’Brien

As their children grew up and grandchildren arrived, the Budke house went au naturel. Read more

Interior Design

The bitter truth about bitters Read more



Nashville Ballet Carmina Burana, duet, photograph by Marianne Leach

Though it might make for a better story, it is a myth that Carmina Burana is a bunch of bawdy songs written by monks. They were actually medieval clerical students who, predictably enough, liked ... Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Art moderne Read more


Photography by Whitney Curtis

Prosecutor to the People Read more