January 2013

St. Louis Magazine hosted a boutique bridal event at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. Brides-to-be enjoyed champagne, mimosas, desserts and a runway fashion show by Simply Elegant Bridal while grooms-to-be hung out in the Draftmark Man Cave with beer from Draftmark, recliners by Rothman Furniture, and flatscreen TVs by Walbrandt Technologies. Read more

Guests headed to the Pistons & Pearls: 2013 Saint Louis Auto Show Charity Gala at the America’s Center and enjoyed a night on the town at the premier automotive show to support local charities. Read more

Guests celebrated downtown St. Louis at the newly renovated St. Louis Public Library. The Downtown Winter Ball & Gala showcases Downtown’s unique venues, celebrates its renaissance as a vibrant urban center, and raises charitable proceeds committed to supporting the continued revitalization of Downtown St. Louis. Read more

St. Louis' own donned sequined gowns and tuxedos for a star-studded dance competition at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis to benefit The Independence Center. Read more

Neiman Marcus hosted the 2013 DADA Ball & Bash kick-off event with sips, bites and a preview of designer fashions for Spring 2013. Read more


Art Hill photography by Ed Meyer, St. Louis Star-Times, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum, St. Louis

The people of Snag, in the Yukon, weren’t happy. Scientists recorded a low there of –63 degrees Celsius. New York got 26 inches of snow in 16 hours. But in St. Louis, it was normal snow, normal col... Read more



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Talking to the trio behind The Hinge, the CWE's new apartment gallery Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The "primal, garagey, punk" sound of Bruiser Queen Read more

How to distinguish between good and bad ones Read more



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Barbecue in St. Louis is hot, hot, hot. Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Old-school Italian—and all its civility—goes West County. Read more

Restaurant Reviews


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

7036 Clayton 314-932-7818 Dinner daily After a recent transformation, one might say The Cheshire—located at the highest point in the city (a whopping 614 feet above sea ... Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Advocate Read more

Grass-roots groups brainstorm unexpected ideas to keep young professionals in town—and to rebrand the region. Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Ellen Bretz and her daughter, Robin, always wanted to shop the wholesale markets to buy for a store of their own. Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

7700 Forsyth Clayton 314-721-8427 The planning phase for Centene Plaza was more like a planning eon. For years, the project languished in legal and political battles, as the proposed site ... Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts, Hair and makeup by Emily Miller

Destination Downtown Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Colorful bow ties to make a snazzy statement for the dapper gentleman Read more


This year, Clayton turns 100. Authors Mary Delach Leonard and Melinda Leonard have marked the occasion with a new coffee-table book, Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story, featuring an impressive array... Read more


Illustration by Vidhya Nagarajan

When the weather turns nippy, animals start migrating south, and in this area, bald eagles cluster around the major rivers. It’s awesome (in the most literal sense) to behold the magnificent raptor... Read more