There are virtually endless ways for youngsters to have a memorable summer break in St. Louis. Mark your calendar for these family-friendly festivities, and get ready for some fun in the sun!
Virginia Haigler, Matt from Grant�s Farm, Eddie the Cockatoo, Ann Rittenbaum
When school’s out for summer, these local students have big plans for their vacation. Join in the fun as they tell LN the sports, camps, trips and more they'll be enjoying in their free time.
It’s a grim prognosis. Wolfram syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that strikes the young, presents as severe juvenile diabetes, and gradually causes loss of sight and hearing, often leading to death before the patient’s 30th birthday. Today, there is no cure.
Living in St. Louis, it is easy to become blasé about many of the significant historical events that are part of our extremely rich heritage. While the world today has been made smaller—and in many ways, less remarkable—due to technology, hearken back to a time when citizens had to really earn and work to be considered remarkable or big.
No matter how much you think you know about St. Louis, there are likely hundreds of fascinating places to go and things to do that have escaped your notice. Local author Amanda Doyle offers an insider’s guide to the city’s high-profile attractions and plenty of below-the-radar treasures in her new book, 100 Things to Do in St. Louis Before You Die. Doyle spoke with Ladue News and shared some of her personal favorite backyard adventures.
The Saint Louis Art Museum’s new restaurant, Panorama, is the latest ‘work of art’ to be unveiled at the museum’s new East Building. The restaurant features a farm-to-fork menu and is led by executive chef Edward Farrow, who is known for forming partnerships with local growers. He most recently served as chef at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, where he was twice named a ‘Local Hero’ by Edible Phoenix. Panorama is operated by Bon Appetit Management Company.
Stan makes himself at home at Grant's Farm
When it comes to summer fun, St. Louis makes it easy to be a kid—or stay young at heart. Follow this family-friendly guide to the city’s best summer attractions for kids—and their parents.
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St. Louis’ most popular play places are ready to give area families a fun-filled summer. Check out this guide to plan your summer calendar.
How do you make it to the top? “Find what you’re passionate about,” says Moneta Group’s Nancy Georgen. “You can be good at something, but if that’s not what you want to do, it doesn’t matter how good you are. You’re not going to get the satisfaction and you’re not doing the best you can.” We talked to three ladies who learned this by heart early on, and as a result they’ve reached their dreams.
For 148 years, Epworth Children & Family Services has focused on helping kids build brighter futures. Through a variety of programs, the agency provides a support network for older youth in need. “Epworth becomes an extended family for these kids and helps them get down the right paths in life,” says board chair Amy Berg.
History will note that the Busch beer barons were always at home in St. Louis, and now the next generation, William K. Busch, is trying to make some history of his own. His William K. Busch Brewing Company rolled out its signature brands last fall with Kräftig Lager (pronounced Krehf-tig) and Kräftig Light. From everything I’ve heard—and tasted, I might add—Kräftig (the German word for ‘powerful’) is on its way to being a huge success.