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March 2016

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Photo by Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP

After some bitter debates, we've narrowed down the top events to attend and places to see in the city. more

Best

Test your St. Louis knowledge by taking our 51-question quiz. Then tally your score to see how you rank. more

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Illustration by Pete Sucheski

Italia-America Bocce Club president Tony Sanna offers his best tips. Lesson No. 1: Slow your roll. more

Sports

A selection of the city's top beers from ten of the city's top breweries more

Dining

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CARMEN TROESSER

Former St. Louis residents recount their favorite memories. more

Best

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

The River Kittens’ sound is rooted, indubitably, in the vocal talents of its three frontwomen: Martha Mehring, Mattie Schell, and Allie Vogler. more

Music

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Illustration by Todd Detwiler

The idea of a sled dog club in our temperate city sounds implausible—and yet the Gateway Sled Dog Club has been racing for 28 years. more

Sports

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

A conversation with the Taxicab Commission’s outspoken former head more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Before the Loop Trolley’s up and running, we take a look at some of the inner-ring suburb’s restaurants. more

Dining

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The classic bowling alley in Maplewood celebrates its centennial. more

News

Smoked, cured, fresh-cooked, or glazed, whole and half hams often grace holiday tables each spring. Here are four local ham providers. more

Dining

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Illustration by Ryan Snook

How effective are online college classes? more

Education

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Authenticity abounds on a nondescript corner in University City. more

Restaurant Reviews

Our picks for March: Danielle Dutton's "Margaret the First," and James Edward Deeds, "The Electric Pencil: Drawings From State Hospital No. 3." more

Literature

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

This past winter’s flood was tragically massive, reaching record levels on the Meramec River in Pacific, Eureka, Valley Park, and Arnold and on the Bourbeuse River at Union. Many of the measurements exceeded previous marks by several feet. more

News

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

The designer draws inspiration from flowers, furniture design, and her family's Vietnamese restaurant. more

Style

This spring, choose a powerful palette to strike a bold look. more

Culture

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

What's new and notable this month more

Dining

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Illustration by Joel Kimmel

A look inside the issue more

News

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Courtesy of Saint Louis Art Museum

This remarkable show includes 15th-century Egyptian floor coverings, hand-knotted Anatolian “Lotto” carpets, Ottoman Holbein carpets from the 15th and 16th centuries, and 19th-century Persian “pleasure tents.” more

Visual Arts