September 2008

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Style is subjective and, in many ways, indefinable. But you know it when you see it. Whether it is subtle or edgy, there is an element of grace attached to style—it can be seen in the way a person glides into a room and the lingering impression he or she leaves. Read more



Photograph by Katherine Bish

In the restaurant industry, it always helps to have a hook. In the case of The Stable, it’s a treble hook—restaurant, microbrewery and distillery. Read more


Photograph by Katherine Bish

Kirkwood’s first cantina hits the piñata dead on Read more

Restaurant Reviews


Photograph by Katherine Bish

Call Mattingly Brewing Company a big-tent pub and bistro. Read more



Photograph by Whitney Curtis

Talk about wide-open spaces, freedom and opportunity is so familiar, it lulls native-born Americans to sleep. But for many of the immigrants and refugees who’ve come to St. Louis, that sense of possibility changes everything, cutting through habit, family and custom until they truly can’t go home again Read more


Photograph by Richard A. Nichols

Years ago, clay bricks, Ford autos, cotton garments and fighter jets kept St. Louis alive. Now we’re gambling on nanoparticles Read more


Photograph by Frank Di Piazza

Since his arrival in St. Louis more than a decade ago, Kevin McGowan has become a leading redeveloper and major player in the downtown renaissance. A look at how he did it—and where he’s looking next Read more


Photograph by Katherine Bish

Your block-by-block guide to 90 of St. Louis' chicest, trendiest, best-stocked boutiques Read more

SEPTEMBER 2008 ISSUE IN EVERY ISSUE Editor's Note Feedback The Current Ground Control Chuck Gast Preps Bellerive for its Close-Up By Byron Kerman New Day Dawning Stephanie Simmons Brings Her Spirit... Read more

Stretch yourself this season Read more


Photograph by Whitney Curtis

Ed Throop's trying to build the first LEED-certified building to be operated by St. Louis city. And the project's primary beneficiaries don't even pay taxes Read more


Illustration by Danny Elchert

Have a child heading to a new homeroom? One of St. Louis' long-time learning leaders shares his 10-part lesson plan for parents who want to help their young students succeed Read more



Photograph by Whitney Curtis

Author, former KMOV news anchor and "poor man's philanthropist" Read more