The Pesce family moved to Creve Coeur in 2004. Carl Pesce, an attorney at Thompson Coburn, and his wife Melissa, a retired attorney, have three daughters: 12-year-old Lauren, a sixth grader at Ladue Middle School; 9-year-old Emily, a fourth-grade student at Spoede Elementary School; and 6-ye…

While searching for a home, Caroline Springer and Chris Nitzsche were looking for green space—and then some. Caroline says the family wanted “easy access to the things that are important to our family: parks, trails, wildlife, and other outdoor, human-powered recreational opportunities, as w…

Recent trends in health care have made it harder for some people to navigate the system and get the care they need. To make things easier and provide continuity of care, several types of services are filling the void. Dr. Daniel Gaitan, a personalized care physician, says the ‘concierge phys…

Every estate garden has a need for great space fillers—lawns, big beds of ground covers, masses of shrubs—but every garden needs little gems, too. Fall is the best time to slip in some of those magical little plants that add dimension to even the smallest of garden spaces. The seasonal catal…