March 2008

The chic crowd at the VIP opening of SLeeK was treated to a sneak peek at Chef Hubert Keller's newest restaurant, an upscale steakhouse and ultra lounge inside Lumiere Place. The stylish evening was... Read more

Genovese Jewelers in Creve Coeur hosted a Girls Night Out event to benefit FIRST (Friends of Legal Immigrants and Refugees in St. Louis). Over 150 women enjoyed margaritas and hors d'oeuvres while t... Read more

Saks Fifth Avenue St. Louis was pleased to host an in-store fashion show featuring fashions from the Spring Lafayette 148 New York. Collection designer, Edward Wilkerson was on hand to send the mode... Read more


Photograph by Matthew O'Shea

Marian Middle School is not yet a decade old—but it's already transforming the lives of its students and enriching the city's dispirited education scene Read more


Photographs by Matthew O’Shea

Portraits in learning at four area high schools Read more


Photographs by Dilip Vishwanat

Five alternative philosophies for engaging young minds—and a St. Louis school where each philosophy comes to life Read more

Middle school was one thing. Private high school's something else Read more

A guide to finding the specific private school, among many, that is just right for your child Read more


What does it take to go back in time? A lot of dough or a good sewing machine Read more

This month's Master the Met gives "I'll take the stairs" a whole new meaning Read more

Dear NCAA: We'd like you to consider including these three head-to-head wrestling matchups in this month's wrestling championships at Scottrade... Read more

The victims run the gamut of human emotion and impulse. The criminals are almost by definition people you’d never suspect. And the agency that stops them? The quietest, mildest-mannered, stubbornest one of all Read more

If the robots end up taking over, you can probably blame this North County teen Read more

Here's the long and the short of it: St. Louis doesn't like dachshunds—at least not as much as the rest of the country does. Read more

Any anything-but-cheesy celebration of the best pizza in St. Louis Read more

For Rawle Jefferds and a handful of oyster aficionados, shucking and slurping is serious business Read more


Photograph by Frank Di Piazza

His wife's the "popular" one, but Rabbi James Stone Goodman makes the music. And any rabbi whose main sources are Motown, vaudeville, the oud and Kabbalah is worth a listen Read more

Will a monstrous vocab finally score him a win? Read more

Dem trombones... Read more


Or maybe the better question for a middle-aged, balding white guy is "Do you hide from inevitability or grab it by the short hairs?" Read more