June 2015

St. Louis Magazine’s June issue is out now, and the cover story is all about the great outdoors. Read about 50 ways to get in touch with nature, from hiking to biking, climbing to camping. Also inside: five drive-worthy new spots, a conversation with World Wide Technology's Jim Kavanaugh, and much more. Pick up your copy today!


Get Outside: 50 ways to try something new in the great outdoors


Summer Escapes: New attractions within a few hours' drive

The Last Lemp: Is Andrew Paulsen a flesh-and-blood descendant of St. Louis' famous family—or a pretender to the throne?

Life Through a Lens: The Big Picture Project gives back through photography.


Exploring A City By Bike


Inside Garfield Place Apartments: An apartment building for the newly formerly homeless.

Under the Big Top | Circus Flora Show: Circus Flora returns for another season.

One Way Out | St. Louis Room Escape: Trapped in a room with strangers

Inside Info: Roller Girl Kayla Seiber: "Everyone likes watching people fall down."

David Holmes hosts new program “American Canvas”: Dave Holmes shows us things we didn’t know we wanted to see.

Airport Contraband: Security!


Q&A: A conversation with World Wide Technology's Jim Kavanaugh

Think Again | As the Earth Day Turns: The political environment has seen quite a climate change over the decades.

Notebook | Cold Stone and Fire at City Museum: A work in progress, "From the Ashes" is keeping Bob Cassilly's spirit alive.

Snapshot: The Merry Groomsmen


All Tied Up: Colorful ties (and complementary cufflinks) that make a statement.

Ask Helene: Helene's picks for the perfect bag, pool or beach-side.

A New Tide: Pret-à-Surf will soon debut at Lusso in Clayton.

Keep Your Cool: These summertime essentials will help you stay stylish.


The Dish | Giant Rice Paper Wrap at Lona's LiL Eats: Our favorite item at Lona’s LiL Eats in Fox Park.

Review | The Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co.: Kevin Nashan brings a taste of the coast to Benton Park.

First Bite | Tazé Mediterranean Street Food: A taste of the Mediterranean comes to Wash. Ave.

A La Carte | Fancy Fries: Elevating the humble spud

Eat at Joe's | Social Gastropub: Edwardsville gastropub offers many worthy menu options

The Five Hottest Dining Spots in St. Louis This June: What's new and notable across the metro area

What's News | Schnucks in Des Peres: A restaurantlike experience next to the produce aisle

Hot Seat | Lucky Buddha's René Cruz: Chef René Cruz cooks things that make him smile

Nightcap | Drink Pink: It's time to reconsider rosé.

Memory Lane | Jack Carl's 2¢ Plain: It wasn’t a kosher delicatessen, but it thrived.


On Beyond Genre | Animal Children: Drummer Kaleb Kirby's latest project is a jazz project—just not a "jazz-jazz" project.

"Bar Rescue, St. Louis": It’d be rude to say that any current clubs could use improvements, but we can tap back into time for some contenders, can’t we?

Angels and 8-Tracks: Jabari Asim’s new novel is a sad, funny, joyous romp through North City in the early ’70s.

New Books for June | Read These Now: A "comic opera," a speculative history of an epic American war, and an ecopoetic trek down the Mississippi River.


Who’s the Sauciest?: Do St. Louisans really consume the most barbecue sauce in the nation?

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