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June 2010

Police stun guns are either a wonderful weapon or a terrible toy. more

Think Again

Guests were among the first to get a sneak peek of the all-new restaurant before the doors open to the public on June 25. more

The Missouri Botanical Garden held A Midsummer Night's Dinner Dance, an enchanted evening at the Garden enjoying fresh, summery dishes, great drinks, and dancing under the stars. more

Guests had the opportunity to pick a party among the many fabulous, fun parties being offered throughout the year in a dazzling array of venues and wide range of prices at the Saint Louis Symphony Volunteer Association's Pick a Party! Party hosted by the Interior Design Center of St. Louis. All of the proceeds benefited the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. more

KMOX, KEZK, and Y98 presented UNCORKED Wine and Music Festival downtown at Soldiers Memorial. The event featured live music, over 50 wine samples, and delicious food from local restaurants. more

Nurses for Newborns' annual music event, Boogie for Babies, was held at the Moto Museum this year. Guests came creatively dressed in poodle skirts, prom dresses, and letterman jackets to share in the theme "where we went to high school." more

In celebration of the July/August issue, St. Louis AT HOME magazine hosted an event at Graniterra's design studio and showroom. more

Forest Park Forever's Women's Committee 20th Anniversary Leffingwell Awards Luncheon sponsored by The Regional Business Council was held in the World's Fair Pavilion in Forest Park to honor 20 pairs of "Hat Luncheon" Co-Chairs for their outstanding commitment to the restoration and maintenance of Forest Park in St. Louis. Attendees sported hats ranging from the elegant to the outrageous, making this one of St. Louis' most unique events. more

More than 70,000 people participated in the 12th Annual Susan G. Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure downtown to help in the local fight to end breast cancer forever. more

The Butterfly House celebrated life Costa Rican-style with festive decor, entertainment, cocktails, dining, and dessert at the 2010 Wing Ding signature gala. Proceeds from the evening supported Butterfly House education programs, special exhibits, and conservation initiatives. more

The Saint Louis Zoo celebrated 100 years and 223,499,759 visitors at its big bash "A Zoo Ado 2010 presented by Wells Fargo Advisors: Party like it's 1910!" more

Guests celebrated the arrival of the first "Wings in the City" butterfly at The Muny in Forest Park to raise money for the Wings in the City program. All proceeds help support patients and their families through Wings BJC Pediatric Palliative Care Program. more

Your guide to summertime in St. Louis more

WEB EXCLUSIVES THIS MONTH Podcast: EIC Stephen Schenkenberg talks with Stefene Russell about Shark-Fu, the force of nature behind the blog Angry Black Bitch [Listen at right or subscribe via iTune... more

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Photograph By Ana Opalic

"Museum of Broken Relationships" charts failed love affairs with donated objects from around the globe–from love letters to garden gnomes. more

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Photograph by Whitney Curtis

A local Episcopal priest shares her experience on What Not to Wear. more

Culture

The BJC Institute of Health's Interdisciplinary approach takes the next step in biomedical research. more

The Underground Chef surfaces. more

Everyone gets hepped up, on the subject of béarnaise sauce, about the exquisitely difficult application of graduated heat that’s necessary to make a good one. Crank the flame too high: the egg yolk... more

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Photograph Courtesy of Fanning 66 Outpost

Some Missouri attractions dare to go big. more