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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 sstevenson@stlmag.com or on Twitter @samiamstevenson. For more from St. Louis Magazine, subscribe or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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

Style

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Tim McDonagh

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

Features

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

Features

Visit a quaint small town like Hermann or take a drive to East Peoria for the Winter Wonderland. Read more

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Photography courtesy of Big Cedar Lodge

Heading out of town? Consider staying in. Read more

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Whether you’re looking for romance, adventure, or family fun, we have you covered. 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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Cocoa and Cumin’s Vanika Spencer and Sapna Bhakta curate experiences that go deeper than the music. Read more

Music

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Courtesy of Fashion Anarchy

The competition comes to an end this Saturday at The Last Hotel. Read more

Style

"The significance of having it [in St. Louis] is to insert transgender people into the American narrative—that transgender people live in the middle of the country," says Washington University’s Amy Cislo. Read more

News

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Photography by Carly Jane Hoogendyk

The comedy group performs Friday. Read more

Culture

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Plus, two spots to enjoy the fare of St. Louis’ Little Italy. Read more

Design

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Courtesy of Mister Guy

The clothing brand is now Mister Guy and MG Women. Read more

Style

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Courtesy of Abbey Eilermann

"If you need a gift, and you want it to be cute and personal, you can find it here," owner Abbey Eilermann says. Read more

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Photography courtesy of BJC

"Barnes-Jewish West County is the most advanced hospital, from a technology perspective, that BJC Healthcare has built," Yoany Finetti says. "I think we will be a good blueprint for others to follow." Read more

News

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The innovation district has helped the city “develop a lot of the pieces of an ecosystem that are found in other regional tech hubs,” says CEO Dennis Lower, who says there’s still room to grow. Read more

Economy & Innovation

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts, fabric courtesy of Design & Detail and KDR Designer Showrooms

Toile, batik, suzani, and more inspire many contemporary designs Read more

Design

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

“It wasn’t easy—it was a lot of hard work,” co-owner Mary Hennesy says, “but it was worth the wait.” Read more

Design

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Photography by Carmen Troesser

Opened in 2004 by Greg Whittaker, the development is an example of New Urbanism that feels more like a movie set than a neighborhood in the suburbs of St. Louis. Read more

Property

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Illustration by Ryan Snook

We asked around and found a few ways to make friends in the area. Read more

Culture