October 2009

Guests gathered for the 2nd annual fundraising Gala for Covenant House Missouri. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

St. Louis Magazine hosted a soiree at the Moonrise Hotel to launch the November issue featuring the 16 Top Singles in St. Louis.Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

St. Luke's Hospital hosted an evening celebrating good health, friendship and fun. Photographs by Diane Anderson Read more

The Grand Center Gala honored Edward Jones as the 2009 Gala Honoree and guests enjoyed the performance of the Tony Award-winning musical Phantom of the Opera. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

Lucas Park Grille in downtown St. Louis celebrated its fifth anniversary. Read more

Hundreds of people and their four-legged friends gathered in Forest Park for a 5k walk to raise money for the Young Women's Breast Cancer Program at the Alvin J. Siteman Center. Read more

The Women's Lawyers Association hosted a fashion show at the downtown Macy's to raise awareness of Domestic Violence. Read more

Angels' Arms hosted its third annual wine, beer and spirit tasting at Lukas Liquors in Ellisville. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

More than 20,000 participants gathered in Forest Park to raise money and awareness for Autism Speaks. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

The Young Friends of the Art Museum presented the Saint Louis Wine Festival official preview party at the Grand Basin in Forest Park. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

Logos School hosted its 22nd annual auction and dinner at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

Miller Lite and football fans celebrated football Sunday prior to kick off. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

Local St. Louis celebrities and their pooches came out to celebrate Animal Alliance's Dogs and Duds Fashion Show at the Kemp Auto Museum. Photographs by Diane Anderson. Read more

They’re about 1 percent of the top 2 percent (but who’s counting?). And they join Mensa to talk to each other. Read more

100 sights and surprises in Missouri’s eight bordering states Read more


Photograph by Katherine Bish

There's tequila, and then there's "rested" tequila Read more



Photograph by Katherine Bish

White Hot in Waterloo: A desolate winery gets rekindled by étouffée and <em>cochon de lait</em> Read more

Restaurant Reviews


Photograph courtesy of the St. Charles County Historical Society

Kodak introduced the Brownie Camera in 1900; it sold for $1. It was brown—basically a cardboard box outfitted with a meniscus lens—but the name derives from Palmer Cox's cartoon characters, based on... Read more



Photograph courtesy of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

The Pulitzer's retrospective of Gordon Matta- Clark's "anarchitecture" is timely, inspiring, and an opportunity for St. Louis to start a larger conversation about its identity as a city Read more


Photograph by Katherine Bish

Open a restaurant during a recession? Here are 15 reasons to say yes. Read more