Stephen Schenkenberg

This issue marks a first of its kind for St. Louis Magazine: We’ve given away our cover feature. Irresponsible? Let me explain... In early summer, our editors, who spend most of their time reporting ... more

Aug 20, 2010 11:02 AM


Photograph by Greg Martin

Checking in with Jonathan Franzen on the eve of what will likely be his next literary smash more

Aug 20, 2010 11:02 AM

25 of my favorite features from the last three-plus years more

Aug 12, 2010 3:54 PM News


Photograph by Virginia Lee Hunter

One of the central features in St. Louis Magazine 's August issue is "Tough Kids Turning," a 7,000-word exploration of a new school on the city's near North Side. (The article's currently available... more

Aug 9, 2010 2:22 PM News

Readers of SLM 's June 2009 issue may remember Ray Hartmann's melodiously titled Think Again column, " In Our Mind We've Gone To Carolina ," in which he wrote, "Missouri’s loyalty to tobacco seems to... more

Aug 9, 2010 10:52 AM News

Earlier today, we posed a question to the 4,000-plus Facebookers following our page : What's the last great meal you had in St. Louis? Here's what we heard: Ribs @ Felix's in Dogtown. Enjoyed the T... more

Aug 6, 2010 3:33 PM Dining

The team here is very excited to welcome you to the new —rebuilt completely with a new look, a new structure, and many new features. The best way to experience the new site is to poke arou... more

Jul 30, 2010 9:47 AM News

In April 2009, I wrote an editor’s note in this space called “Reintroducing SLM .” Our staff was spent, but psyched to be relaunching a rebuilt and refreshed St. Louis Magazine —a new logo, a revis... more

Jul 26, 2010 7:26 PM


Photograph by Matthew O'Shea

This is the seventh year of St. Louis Magazine’s A-List—in which our editors pick the city’s greatest car wash, the best new bar, the most fun old haunt. Though the feature only comes to you every Jul... more

Jun 25, 2010 2:10 PM

every day this week for the extended results. Here's the schedule: Monday: Food and Service Tuesday: Body and Shopping Wednesday: Kids and Amusements Thursday: Culture and Media Friday: Sports and N... more

Jun 21, 2010 10:35 AM News

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Jun 3, 2010 1:49 PM News

Now is a time of huge development for . We're working hard on our late-summer relaunch, which will include a smart new design, even more online-only stories, additional multimedia, a... more

Jun 2, 2010 4:11 PM News

Our June issue is here! While you've been anticipating summer's arrival (especially after that harsh winter), SLM has been working hard to help make it your best ever. In our cover feature, "13 Weeken... more

Jun 1, 2010 2:25 PM News


Photograph by Matthew O'Shea

Last month on this page I introduced, among other stories, Kyle Beachy’s “ A Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land ,” an expat’s essay about baseball and schadenfreude. The piece elicited 2,000 words of feedback... more

May 28, 2010 9:56 AM

. That's big. And deserving of a big congrats. We remember him when.... -- Stephen Schenkenberg (Illustration by Joe Ciardiello for TIME) more

May 3, 2010 2:45 PM News


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There are those St. Louisans—thousands? millions?—who fall in love with Forest Park. Then there are those—myself included—who fall in love in Forest Park. My wife and I met in 2002 in the Saint Lou... more

Apr 29, 2010 8:23 PM

I was psyched to  attend the John McEnroe vs. Jim Courier exhibition match on Saturday Night, put on by the St. Louis Aces and the Family Arena in St. Charles. (On this early Monday morning, I can'... more

Apr 26, 2010 7:36 AM News

  Regardless of how late I am to learn about " Motel Manor: Suburban Homelessness in St. Charles County " (and only that due to Twitter ), I wanted to take the opportunity to share it here -- and t... more

Apr 20, 2010 10:39 AM News

. Happy dining and drinking.... -- Stephen Schenkenberg more

Apr 14, 2010 12:56 PM Dining

a few weeks ago that our May issue would include an 8,000-word feature on the Jeff Smith saga, written by SLM staff writer Jeannette Cooperman. (It's print only.) Above, the opening spread. Below, th... more

Apr 5, 2010 4:43 PM News