March 2011


Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

St. Louis Public Schools hired eight superintendents in five years. Is Kelvin Adams, now in his third year, the best hope for the "beleaguered district"? Read more

One administrator's take on technology's limitations. Read more


Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

In a Tudor house in South County, 88 students prepare for greatness. Read more


Illustration by Dan Page

Technology leads to a "sea change" at St. Louis schools. Read more


Photographs by Jennifer Silverberg

A snapshot—actually, several—of outstanding people and programs at St. Louis schools, stories of inspiration and innovation. Read more


Photographs by Patti Gabriel

Earthquakes, epidemics, appalling poverty—how much more can one country take? St. Louis physician Bill Guyol doesn’t want to find out. Read more


Photograph courtesy of Delta Dental

A downtown theater with a mouth-shaped stage keeps things fresh after 34 years. Read more


Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

River City's Batman Read more

An expert's take Read more


Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Effortlessly chic Read more

Restaurant Reviews

In creating these charts, SLM strove to be as inclusive as possible, inviting more than 220 schools in St. Louis city; Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis counties; and Madison, Monroe, and St. Cl... Read more

Notes for the Reader: 1) This chart includes schools with more than 100 students enrolled in ninth through 12th grades this year. 2) Some schools in this chart also have middle- and elementary-grade ... Read more

Notes for the reader: 1) This chart includes private schools that had at least 50 students enrolled in preschool through eighth grade. 2) We did not include the many parish elementary schools in the ... Read more

St. Louis Community College Foundation held Falling in Love in Five Courses, a fundraising gala, at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. Read more

Food Outreach hosted a kick-off party to its largest annual fundraiser A Tasteful Affair. Read more

Jazz St. Louis celebrated the future of jazz at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, a live auction and performances by the Funky Butt Brass Band and the Jazz St. Louis All-Stars, saxophonist Ronald Carter and the East St. Louis High School Jazz Band. Read more

Gadgets and accessories for the tech-minded Read more



Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Michael Del Pietro bucks Italian tradition by offering small plates. Read more


Photographs by Kevin A. Roberts

He flies his plane, plays the piano, blows glass, and works on the next big thing. Read more

St. Louis Magazine and Neiman Marcus celebrated the world’s top designers and their creations at The Fashion Rules! Party. Guests saw runway shows featuring spring looks for men and women straight from the catwalk and enjoyed cocktails from Shakers Vodka, Peroni, and Miller Lite and tasty bites from Balaban's Wine & Tapas Bar, Brio Tuscan Grille, Mosaic Bistro Market and Zodiac Room. Read more