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January 2015

January 2015 Cover

St. Louis Magazine’s January issue is out now, with an all-new design! This month’s cover story highlights “The Year in Preview,” a look at 50 people, places, and trends to watch in 2015. Also inside: a profile of the second most famous Pitt, insider tips for skiing Colorado, and our annual Unveiled bridal guide. Pick up your copy today!

Dec 19, 2014 9:08 AM

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Illustration by Joel Kimmel

You’ll notice a running theme in this issue: looking ahead. Rather than rehash 2014 with some commemorative wrap-up of its triumphs and tribulations, we decided to give you a preview of the year to come... more

Dec 19, 2014 9:07 AM News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Learn about Scotch or 3-D printing, do yoga or Zumba, make a pot or a pair of moccasins. “It’s almost like an Onion article,” Swoboda says. “It just speaks to the cool community that we have.” more

Dec 19, 2014 9:07 AM News

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Illustration by Ryan Snook

Thanks to the Missouri legislature, heat-packing first-grade teachers can now serve as official “school protection officers.” It’ll be the most hardcore show-and-tell ever. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:07 AM News

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Illustration by Todd Detwiler

You’ve probably seen curling at the Winter Olympics: People slide heavy stones across ice, as teammates sweep the way toward a target. It’s like bowling mixed with bocce, only on ice. To learn the basics, we took a Learn to Curl class. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:07 AM Sports

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Photography by Stephanie Seaton

Cary Gray crosses continents on one wheel, pedaling to parts unknown. He holds an unofficial world record for the longest unicycle trip, which he extends every day. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:07 AM News

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Illustration by Joel Kimmel

Like many things in St. Louis, the tradition of sledding Art Hill goes back to the 1904 World’s Fair. The slope was cleared in preparation for the grand exhibition, and fair workers slid down on folding chairs after a particularly bad storm. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:06 AM News

You may have attended the car, boat, and RV shows held each winter at America’s Center. If you were a biker feeling left out, you can go to the inaugural STL Motorcycle Show, set for January 3 and 4. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:06 AM News

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Photography by Jay Fram

Dec 19, 2014 9:06 AM News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

"So you’re Luigi?” I ask, flipping open my notebook. “No, no. Listen to me. My real name is Loreto. Everybody call me Lui. Then they say, ‘OK, be Luigi.’ So I put Luigi on my sign.” He takes a plaque off the wall and thrusts it at me. “Just read... more

Dec 19, 2014 9:06 AM News

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Photography courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Blitzartig sounds like the name of a death-metal band. It’s German for “like lightning.” It’s likely what turned into the word “blizzard.” We happily associate that term with soft-serve ice cream, but in 1909... more

Dec 19, 2014 9:06 AM News

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Illustration by Vidhya Nagarajan

As Missouri lobbyists gather in Jefferson City in January to plan the agenda for the 2015 legislative session, it would be nice if they would share some good news with their followers in the General Assembly... more

Dec 19, 2014 9:06 AM Think Again 1 Comments

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Kevin A. Roberts

The newest gear to help jump-start your New Year’s resolutions more

Dec 19, 2014 9:05 AM Culture

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Kevin A. Roberts

Evntiv’s founder knows how to throw a party. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:05 AM Culture

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Kevin A. Roberts

In the 17th century, tea was cherished—and cher. So people locked away the loose leaves in tin- or lead-lined tea caddies. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:05 AM Culture

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Q: What essentials should I pack for a winter getaway to the beach? more

Dec 19, 2014 9:05 AM Culture

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Illustration by Matt Lehman

It’s not unusual to see countless year-in-review packages around this time, as many media outlets recap the past 12 months. Instead, we decided to take a look forward. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:05 AM , , , , , News

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Wesley Law

Real weddings, fashion, love stories, and more more

Dec 19, 2014 9:04 AM Weddings

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Von DeVore Photography

Ayanna Althoff and James Snipes were married in an intimate ceremony at City Cottage on Chouteau. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:04 AM Weddings

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Megan Thiele-Lorenz

Madeleine Fentress and Nicholas Teh professed “I do” on a serene winter day at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in University City, where Madeleine’s parents had also been married. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:04 AM Weddings