More than 15 years ago, while serving in the Air Force, Chris Burnette decided he needed a hobby. Would fishing, woodworking or learning how to play the guitar work? Not for Burnette. “I was curious about how to make moonshine,” he remembers with a laugh. “So I called my grandma."
This 6-bedroom, 7 full- and 2 half-bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $1.849 million.
Chef ERIC BRENNER recently added his name to the list of local chefs who’ve found success on the small screen. Earlier this month, Brenner took the top prize of $18,000 on the Food Network show, Guy’s Grocery Games, hosted by GUY FIERI. Brenner currently is working to open Lascelles Tap & Grill in Granite City, where he’ll serve as executive chef and GM. Most recently, he was the exec chef and GM of Alumni St. Louis downtown.
As highlighted in a recent issue of Missouri Medicine, researchers in the Saint Louis University Center for Vaccine Development are working on a variety of vaccines to treat everything from influenza to ebola.
In the past, mammograms always were very stressful for Jamie Jones of O’Fallon. Now 46, the mother of three girls is classified as having ‘dense’ breast tissue, and as a result, every year, she would get a call afterward that there might be a problem, and she needed to come in for more tests.
Elizabeth Anne Gerhart & Michael Gregg Benner
Holiday carols, Broadway show tunes and classical music can be heard these days at The Gatesworth. And it’s not emanating from a radio or television—it’s The Gatesworth Singers.
The following luxury homes and condos sold the first two weeks in December:
Innovative research at Washington University' Genome Institute has gotten a big boost with a $25 million endowment from longtime philanthropists Elizabeth and James McDonnell.
When December becomes icy and dark, the garden may go to sleep for the winter, but my kitchen window showcases the flurry of activity around our row of bird feeders.
stl250 co-chairs Tom and Carol Voss at the stl250 Biggest Birthday Bash at the Missouri History Museum
Francesca Curcuru, Former Gov. Bob Holden
Tony Thompson, Kwame Foundation executive director Yolonda Lankford, former Missouri Rep. Betty Thompson and author Sylvester Chisom at the male youth summit
From lighting menorahs and enjoying latkes to singing traditional songs and blessings, local families share with us how they celebrate Hanukkah.
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.
This 4-bedroom, 3 full- and 1 half-bathroom home in Town & Country is listed for $969,800.
Breathe in. And out. Focus on the breath entering and leaving your body...again… This is all it takes to begin a basic meditation practice. When your mind wanders, gently bring it back to your breath.
Just because there’s a chill in the air doesn’t mean you can’t still get out and support local purveyors. The Schlafly Farmers Market at The Bottleworks in Maplewood is moving indoors for the winter months for all of your local shopping needs. Shop from 8:30 a.m. until noon on the following Saturdays: Dec. 20; Jan. 24; Feb. 28; and March 28. More info is available at schlaflyfarmersmarket.com.
Situated almost in the shadow of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Frazer's Restaurant & Lounge has been a southside staple for 20-some years. After a lengthy absence, we recently headed back and found that this old favorite continues to impress.
The following luxury homes and condos went on the market the first two weeks in December:
Local artist Theresa Disney recently opened The Funhouse Gallery, which will display her work. The first exhibit, The Art of the Circus, features Disney’s circus-themed work, including painted furniture, paintings and 3-D sculptures. Guests at the recent grand opening enjoyed circus-themed drinks and food, as well as a performance by Clownvis Presley.
There are a multitude of ways to find yourself walking in a winter wonderland this time of year. Make the season bright with these family-friendly activities.
Jamie Jones with a Missouri Baptist radiologist