There’s no question LN readers are in-the-know, so who better to ask about the things that make St. Louis stand out and stand proud? Here, we present the very best, as selected by our readers, in the 2014 Ladue News Platinum List!
The experience is so often the same: That glass of wine somehow slips out of your hand. As if in slow motion, you can see the to-be-stain leaping toward the lightest, priciest fabric within the bi-state area. What do you do now?
You voted, we listened! Ladue News readers know what they like; and with this year's Platinum List, you've made your voices heard. This list compiles the best of St. Louis.
Best Local Weekend Getaway
Most Trusted Dry Cleaners: Marquard�s Cleaners
Opening a business is never easy. Then, the money, sweat equity and the stress of trying to establish a profitable endeavor is enough to discourage anyone from keeping their doors open. That’s why we are celebrating the history and secrets to success of several local companies who have reached milestone anniversaries in 2011.
Former Marquard�s Cleaners owner Harvey Rimell and his brother, Al, next to dry cleaning machines in the early 1950s
BEST PLACE TO GET A MASSAGE
St. Louis magician MICHAEL BARRON has some exciting things up his sleeve: He’s cleared the preliminary round of America’s Got Talent, and will perform live in front of celebrity judges HOWIE MANDEL, SHARON OSBOURNE and PIERS MORGAN. Taping began in Minne apolis last week, and if Barron makes it, he’ll advance to Las Vegas and then Hollywood. Barron, who started performing at 5 years old, is the International Brother hood of Magicians’ World Championship Winner, and has appeared on national and international television. Proud parents are BILL and DEBRA WILLIAMS, founders and co-owners of Lindstrom & McKenney.