Innovative research at Washington University' Genome Institute has gotten a big boost with a $25 million endowment from longtime philanthropists Elizabeth and James McDonnell.
Two local women just returned from Washington, where they joined more than 100 other volunteers from across the country to decorate the White House for the holidays.
A St. Louis holiday tradition is making its 'entrée' onto The Touhill stage this month: Saint Louis Ballet's production of The Nutcracker is set for 10 performances, from Dec. 18 to 23.
Local author and former Famous-Barr employee Edna Campos Gravenhorst recently released Famous-Barr: St. Louis Shopping at Its Finest, a book that covers the ins and outs—and impact—of the store, whose history spanned almost an entire century.
The Chamber Music Society of St. Louis has announced its star-studded 2015 benefit, Salut D’Amour—Celebrating with David and Miran Halen. The Tuesday, March 10, concert will be held in the acoustically perfect Sheldon Concert Hall.
This 4-bedroom, 4 full- and 1-half bathroom home in the Ladue School District is listed for $750,000.
Ashley Hollensbe and Scott Pilkington have known each other for so long—and have so many mutual friends—that “nobody got introduced the entire night,” of the wedding, Scott says.
First Lady Michelle Obama presented the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award to Teens Make History, a local program that encourages students to develop professional skills, build self-confidence and explore history.
When Teddy Karl and his team first saw the great room, they were favorably impressed by its generous size, open feel, and floor-to-ceiling windows that let in an abundance of natural light. The room also had a wood floor original to the house, as well as a fireplace with pickled-wood mantel that they chose to keep intact. The subtle pink undertones “struck me as very Palm Beach, circa 1960s or even early '70s,” Karl says. “I’m sure in its heyday, the room was very sharp.”
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We Climb Because They Climbed—that’s the tagline for the recent Clayton 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, which invites participants to climb 110 flights of stairs (the same number as in the World Trade Center Buildings) to raise money for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. This year’s climb raised more than $55,000, honoring the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. Firefighters and paramedics completed the trek in full gear, wearing a picture of a firefighter who died in the attack. Monarch firefighter Nick Smith was this year’s top individual fundraiser. Pictured: Monarch firefighters team
Next year marks 60 years for the Women of Achievement Award, the longest-running program in St. Louis whose sole mission is to honor and recognize volunteer service and leadership by local women. Nominations are now being accepted.
Lisa Marie Watson & Michael Theodore de los Reyes
This week we introduce the remaining designer teams for the 2014 Ladue News Show House. See their work on display at 34 Briarcliff in Ladue Oct. 11 – 19.
Incarnate Word Academy
It's official: Garden Glow will once again light up the Missouri Botanical Garden this winter. The winter light exhibit will take place Nov. 22 through Jan. 3, with more than half a million lights adorning the Garden's most iconic locations.
It has been a landmark few years at Westminster Christian Academy, where enrollment currently is at its highest: 1,017 students throughout its co-ed middle and high schools. “We’re grateful to see continued growth in enrollment,” says Tom Stoner, who is in his second year as head of the school. “That’s one of many healthy signs for this school that’s very encouraging.”
Meghan Christina Blase and Charles Brian Flynn
The epitome of timeless elegance, equestrian-inspired fashion is a look that will never go out of style.
The head of the class...For the second year in a row, Ladue Horton Watkins High School is the top-rated high school in Missouri, according to a nationwide annual ranking.
Students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School celebrate their high marks.