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March 2018

St. Louis Magazine’s March issue is out now, and the cover story highlights great spring escapes. Discover where you can hike, ski, swim, golf, and more. Also inside: our annual education guide, with key stats on more than 200 area schools, a conversation with St. Louis’ new police chief, and much more. And don’t miss the newest edition of St. Louis At Home, featuring the 2018 Architect & Designer Awards. 

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The 7-ounce center-cut 1881 Omaha Hereford tenderloin is described as “the best of the best.” more

Dining

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Courtesy of Flatiron Books

Kendzior has an analyst’s brain and an empath’s heart. Both shine through in this collection. more

Literature

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Photo by Taylor Reed

Where to hike, eat, and stay more

Travel

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Photography courtesy of Premier Exhibitions

Whether your interest is art, basketball, SNL, or Elvis, there’s something for you nearby. more

Travel

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The first gun buyback program held in St. Louis in nearly a decade offered $100 for handguns, $150 for shotguns and rifles, and $200 for assault-style rifles. It's just one of the methods St. Louis city police are using to curb gun violence. more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

What’s new and notable this month more

Dining

Whether it's exploring the great outdoors or tinkering with technology, area schools are finding ways to engage young students in science. more

Education

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Photography courtesy of Big Cedar Lodge

Wonders of Wildlife is just one of the recent additions worth the drive. more

Travel

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Illustration by Alex Williamson

How area educators are working to bridge the divide more

Education

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Shortly after John Hayden was named the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s new chief, staff writer Jeannette Cooperman sat down for a candid hour-long interview with him. more

News

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Photo by Matthew Murphy

Art in Bloom, Lorde at Chaifetz Arena, "The Color Purple," at the Fox, and more. more

Culture

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Photo by Christoph Gerigk, copyright Frank Goddio/Hilti Foundation

"Sunken Cities," is a blockbuster show that's scientific, smart, and magical. more

Visual Arts

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PHOTO BY MATT MARCINKOWSKI

St. Louis' own purveyors of “swamp boogie and funk—sloppy-as-hell, greasy bayou funk.” more

Music

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The new steakhouse is part of a chain, with more than 50 locations across the country, but the environs and personal attention are so polished, one scarcely notices. more

Restaurant Reviews

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

This spring, purple reigns. more

Style

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

The restaurant opened in the former Sweetie Pie's in the Mangrove space last fall. more

Restaurant Reviews

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY KEVIN A. ROBERTS

Whether you just bought your first place or recently finished a basement bar, here's what any host expecting guests should have on hand. more

Dining

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Photography by A. Rino, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

The famous poet wrote about bridges, trains, and telegraph lines in tribute to his favorite brother, Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Whitman. more

History

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOEL KIMMEL

With such a barrage of important issues filling the headlines and airwaves, it can be overwhelming even to step outside the house. But that’s all the more reason we need a refuge. more

Health

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

Police grumbled to reporters about their inability to nab “the only woman bookmaker in the city." more

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