March 2014


St. Louis Magazine’s March issue is all about education. Find out what students and administrators are thinking—and don’t miss our exclusive guide to more than 200 schools, kindergarten through college. Also inside: your guide to the arts, a stunning spring-fashion portfolio, and a candid conversation with former police chief Tim Fitch. Pick up your copies today!

Click here to download "The  SLM  Schools Chart" from the March 2014 issue.   Note: The annual tuition for Kirkwood Children's House Montessori School was listed incorrectly in the March ... more


Photography by Alise O’brien

April Jensen encapsulates her modern—yet fun—style in her new office. more

Interior Design

Why area legislators should fight to raise tobacco taxes more

Think Again


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

You’re one of the fried-chicken cognoscenti, a capital-F Fried Chicken Fanatic, a Browned Bird Buff. So when you hear of a restaurant rumored to have exceptional fried chicken, you’re there. And... more

Restaurant Reviews


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Chip Tynan knows plants. more

Outdoor Living

Darby’s Estate Sale Many of us prefer staying home with a good book, rather than heading out to scour weekly estate sales. That’s exactly what Maggie Mathey, the self-described “benevolent desp... more


Photography by Matthew McFarland

Not only did students at Wydown Middle School get a new theater that any professional actor would love, it’s also housed in a new 120,000-square-foot school—and they got a say on the finishes. “The... more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The first week of every month, the Culbertsons show off their latest treasures. more


Illustrations by Donough O’Malley

The job market is improving, But grads still see plenty to overcome. more

First Bite: Small Batch from St. Louis Magazine on Vimeo . A 100 percent vegetarian menu? Sure, we’re fine with that. Small-batch whiskeys? Even more so. But a restaurant that pairs the ... more

First Bite

Professors share how to succeed—and annoy them—in the classroom. more

St. Louis high-schoolers on tests, Twitter, and teen angst more


Illustrations by Donough O’Malley

Tips for keeping your kids off the latest drugs more


Illustrations by Donough O’Malley

Overcoming adversity is part of the learning process. more


Illustrations by Donough O’Malley

Finding alternatives to holding kids back— or sending them on unprepared more


Photography Courtesy of Wesley Law

A much-loved Webster Groves boutique gets new owners and a new look. more


Fashion takes its cues from nature this spring. more



Illustration by Steve Yeates

When Dennis Phillips made it to the final table of the World Series of Poker ( in ’08, we knew he was one of ours by his signature Cardinals cap. The poker pro has advice for novices plann... more


Photography courtesy of Heartland Consumer Products

On a Roll more


Kevin A. Roberts

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts Click HERE to read more about Quintessential Antique & Furniture Company. more