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September 2018

St. Louis Magazine’s September issue is out now, and the cover story features dining destinations within a day’s drive! Discover new hot spots in Kansas City, Chicago, Indianapolis, Nashville, and our own backyard. Also inside: your guide to the autumn arts scene, this fall’s new looks, and more. And don’t miss the newest edition of Design STL, featuring 10 of the most beautiful homes in St. Louis.

Dick Weiss, a longtime St. Louis Post-Dispatch editor, is pulling together multigenerational stories of local families. more

News

Find information on hundreds of St. Louis private grade school and high schools. more

Education

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Restaurateur Munsok So on Kimchi Guys, VUE, and Laclede's Landing more

Dining

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOEL KIMMEL

A recent weekend trip to Bentonville served as a memorable reminder of the dining destinations that await within a day's drive. more

Dining

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Photography by Richard Moore; courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

A member of the Mercury Wheel Club, John DeSmet Hurck raced bikes at the old fair grounds before they became Fairground Park. more

History

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Steve Debenport

The world has changed, and so has grade school. Now, kids start to learn coding, mindfulness, and engineering principles in kindergarten. more

Education

Tips and tales about finding the perfect fit more

Education

Coffee House Press releases Riker's debut novel this October. more

Literature

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

George Wood-Smith's architectural wonder once stood on the river bluffs near Bee Tree Park. more

St. Louis Sage

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Photograph courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

How St. Louis shaped education across the nation more

History

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Yolanda’s grandma introduces her to a circle of women who have different stories that help her become a better person. The hats—“crowns”—they wear tell the stories and struggles of their lives. more

Theater

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Longtime entrepreneurs John Barr and Kelley Hall-Barr branch into the restaurant biz. more

First Bite

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

Williams is a stalwart of the local jazz scene who's known as a stellar performer, teacher, and recording artist. more

Music

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Photography by Anna Kane

"We want to be an option for families who feel like more project-based learning, more student choice, more independence is what their child needs,” says Kairos Academies co-founder Gavin Schiffres. more

Education

The Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Race, LouFest, "Basquiat Before Basquiat," and more more

Culture

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ILLUSTRATION BY MATT LEHMAN

Owner Frank Mormino served sandwiches so thick, they were the subject of a wire service story a few years after Europa 390 opened. more

Dining

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

This fall, he releases "The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler." more

Literature

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How private schools across the region are continuing to evolve more

Education

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

What’s new and notable this month more

Dining