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June 2019

St. Louis Magazine June 2019 Issue Cover

St. Louis Magazine’s June issue is out now, and it’s all about summer fun. Whether you’re looking to unwind or get moving, options abound. Also inside: Meet two Midwesterners working to save Saudi Arabia’s horses, take a peek at the proposed soccer stadium, and read our guide to getting fit in St. Louis—and then join us for the Be Well STL Boot Camp, June 29 at Westminster Christian Academy.

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOEL KIMMEL

With mentions by Forbes, Food & Wine, Vogue, and New York Times, St. Louis seems to be having a moment. Read more

Culture

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

"The moral arc of the universe only bends toward justice because we lean on it," says Davis, the founding director of the new Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy of Faster Fitness

“You’ve got this support group to help motivate you and keep you coming back,” says Steven Baum, owner of Iron Tribe Fitness. “It’s the social aspect that keeps them coming." Read more

Fitness

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

“I feel less like I am doing this just to be fit and more that this is a part of my routine. It’s that hour of the day that I can just put my cell phone down and really devote time to me.” Read more

Fitness

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

One report notes that 65 percent of failing expat assignments were the result of the spouse or partner’s dissatisfaction with the new location. Co-founders Susan Gobbo and Danielle do Olival are hoping to change the narrative. Read more

Culture

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

During a media night in January, restauranteurs Dave and Kara Bailey literally unveiled Pop in the middle of dinner service in the former L’Acadiane restaurant space. Read more

Restaurant Reviews

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

Besides all the buzz about the newfangled food at 1904 World’s Fair, there was also talk at the time of the new science of fingerprint identification. Read more

St. Louis Sage

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Running's monotonous. Add a few more sports, a teammate, gorgeous woods and river, and the chance of getting lost in the wilderness. Read more

Fitness

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Courtesy of The Muny

The St. Louis cast traveled to New York City for boot fittings to ensure that all of the dancers could perform the choreography safely. Read more

Theater

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

What really sets it apart, though, are the bone marrow aioli and “debris” dipping sauce, a lusty jus intensified by bits of beef and ham left behind at the meat slicer. Read more

Dining

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Photo by Henry Adebonojo

Based on a 2014 memoir by New York Times columnist and commentator Charles M. Blow, 'Fire' is being given its world premiere this month by Opera Theatre of St. Louis and Jazz St. Louis. Read more

Music

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Photo by Mac Mizuki, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Bob Dylan and the St. Louis Symphony both played the first festival. Read more

History

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Courtesy of MetroLink

Taulby Roach, president and CEO of the Bi-State Development Agency, explains two differences you might see right away. Read more

News

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Dugan also offers some helpful cooking tips. Read more

Recipes

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

“I felt like I was losing opportunities by not painting,” Hitchcock says. “Other people realized my potential, but I don’t think I realized it myself.” Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Asian and American cuisine converge at Fox Fire, Café Coeur serves up cross-cultural items and cuisine-specific dishes, Bulrush innovates foraged foods, and more Read more

Dining

Indulge in chocolate pudding, cupcakes, cookies, and more. Read more

Dining

The first location was created to fill a vacancy next to the couple's Imo's Pizza location. The new restaurant took off. Read more

Dining

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

After taking up the art form as a hobby in 2013, Gula now creates custom and ready-made products, travels across the country teaching embroidery workshops, and runs a YouTube channel on the topic. Read more

Style

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

The calf-length skirts are all the rage this season. Read more

Style