Samantha Stevenson

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Stevenson is St. Louis Magazine's associate editor. She's a graduate of Ball State University.

Contact Samantha Stevenson by email at or on Twitter @samiamstevenson. For more from St. Louis Magazine, subscribe or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The three institutions will invest "$180,000 to develop girls’ and women’s hockey programs in the St. Louis area." Read more


You can vote in the USA Today '10Best' poll until February 17. Read more


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Photography by Jess and Jenn Photography

These are the under-the-radar locales waiting to be discovered. Read more


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Photography by Erin Stubblefield Weddings

From personalized décor to photo-ops, these are the new ways couples are perfecting their big days Read more


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Photography by Emily Broadbent Photography

"The wedding day should be one of the most amazing days of your life." Read more


The August Wilson play, which takes the stage this Wednesday at Edison Theatre, is set in 1960s Pittsburgh. But, director Ed Smith says, in 2020 "nothing has changed." Read more


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Joel Marion Photography

"Even though I made a lot of changes, if there was something I could repurpose or use as is, I wanted to do that," owner Kathy O'Leary says. Read more


The book is carried by conversations between the unnamed narrator and other women discussing their lives, relationships, sexuality, anger, and, most notably, desires. Read more



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The shop is a collaboration between three local brands: Route, LoKey Designs, and Oh Hey Aim. Read more

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Photography by MDC Staff, courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

No seriously, they're going to tie a cement block to your tree and throw it in a lake. Read more



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For many districts, it's a first—and parents have some thoughts. Read more



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From December 19–23, enjoy bright, boozy, or hot cocktails created by Pat Gioia from The Block and Katiana Tactikos, formerly of Taste. Read more


Local authors Amanda Doyle, Jae Johans, and Sandra Kreitner have penned tales great for teaching young students about St. Louis’ most iconic attraction. Read more


The St. Louis native and the cast, including, Elaine Welteroth, Christian Siriano, and Brandon Maxwell, visited The Last Hotel on December 5 to celebrate the season premiere of the Bravo show. Read more


St. Louis isn’t the only Missouri city getting an aquarium. A visit to these new aquariums could make the perfect day trip. Read more



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Outside the aquarium, Union Station now feels like its own little theme park. Read more



Photography courtesy of Big Cedar Lodge

Heading out of town? Consider staying in. Read more

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Photo by David Lazaroff

Observe the holidays at these festivals and concerts, whether you're sticking around St. Louis or visiting Chicago. Read more

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