July 2009

The Sky Terrace at the Four Seasons was the red carpet scene for Mike Shannon's 70th birthday party celebration. Photos by Diane Anderson Read more

On the eve of the All Star Game, Ryan Howard hosted a private event at Lumen to celebrate the launch of The Howard Family Foundation. Photos by Diane Anderson Read more

Many talented artists and entertainers filled the streets of historic Maplewood for this "anything goes" event! Photos by Diane Anderson Read more

Life Skills hosted its 24th annual golf tournament and dinner auction at Meadowbrook Country Club. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

The Moonrise Hotel courtyard was converted into a miniature tennis court where VIPs could mingle with pros from the St. Louis Aces. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

McKnight Crossing Condos hosted a poolside fashion and trunk show, featuring fashions from Lori Coulter and Valerie Mills. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more


Photographs by Mark Gilliland

Chic ways to celebrate fashion freedom Read more


Psychedelic/Philatelic Read more



Photograph courtesy of the Contempory Art Museum St. Louis

Every summer, the Contemporary’s City-Wide Open Studios tour offers the chance to peek into artists’ secret workspaces. Read more


Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-PPMSCA-18405

St. Louis hasn't hosted an All-Star Game since 1966. That thought will seem even odder after viewing "Baseball's Gateway to the West." Read more

Learning the ABC’s of summer whites Read more



Photograph by Katherine Bish

The Loop mainstay is still just short of "ultimate" status Read more


Photograph by Katherine Bish

Creativity sets Sidney Street’s “other” café apart from the crowd. (Maybe that’s why it’s so impossibly crowded.) Read more

Restaurant Reviews


Photograph by Katherine Bish

Turns out Richmond Heights’ newest restaurant opened in late April. Read more


Photograph by Wesley Law

Everybody's Favorite Columnist Read more


Renderings courtesy of Chouteau Crossing, St. Louis Community College, and Dave Mungenast Lexus of St. Louis

Eco-friendly projects in the works Read more


Illustration by Jesse Kuhn

Five lessons to be learned from Wash. U.'s efforts Read more

For most St. Louisans, the rivers that course through the land are simply a backdrop on the way to work. Read more


Illustration by Jesse Kuhn

Farmer's markets that keep it local Read more


Photograph courtesy of the Community Supported Garden at La Vista

All you need to know about community-supported agriculture Read more