St. Louis is the new hotbed for startups. Recently recognized as the No. 1 startup city in America by Popular Mechanics, the Gateway City is brimming with support for entrepreneurs in a host of industries, from manufacturing, energy and technology to healthcare.
The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis has announced its 2015 Media Persons of the Year. The honorees for the June 11 gala are...
During the stl250 celebrations, we looked back on the founding and evolution of the St. Louis region to date. Here, we survey local civic leaders for their thoughts on where St. Louis is headed in the next 250 years...and beyond.
You may want to catch up on the early Oscar favorites--or you may need a break from them with a good car chase or pie fight. In any event, there are lots of options just out on DVD.
At age 30, Jack Holmes says his blood was “a toxic mixture of fatty sludge.” His doctor recommended he work with a weight-loss coach—specifically, Charles D’Angelo. Since starting in April of last year, Holmes has shed 165 pounds; he is now merely 15 pounds shy of his goal weight.
SSM Health has welcomed RONALD HAMEL, LAWRENCE LeGRAND and STEPHANIE McCUTCHEON to its board of directors. DAVID COSBY was named board chair.
Congrats are in order for the folks at Pappy's Smokehouse. The Midtown BBQ joint has won the award for 'Tastiest BBQ in North America 2015,' from the website Chowzter.
With all the attention paid to breast cancer prevention and treatment, women are acutely aware of their risk and most know at least someone who has had the disease. Many men may think this is one modern plague that doesn’t affect them muh from an individual health standpoint. However, breast cancer is diagnosed in about 2,350 men each year, according to the American Cancer Association.
Learning how to build a robot, creating a movie using claymation, or visiting a real-life organ transplant firm. Do these sound like your idea of an epic summer adventure? They’re just a few of the options available to youngsters at SummerQuest day camp, which is open to kids entering kindergarten through eighth grade.
Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, the International Photography Hall of Fame (IPHF) is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of photography, as well as relevant educational aspects of the art form.
Some of St. Louis’ most cherished companies are celebrating a milestone anniversary this year. Join LN as we honor these tried-and-true local establishments. Cheers!
Story: What do Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel, director Steven Spielberg, Hall of Fame baseball star Sandy Koufax, actors Kevin Bacon and John Malkovich have in common with Yeshiva University, the Royal Bank of Canada, Bank Austria and the United Jewish Endowment Fund? Tragically, all were victims of financier and convicted felon Bernard Madoff’s infamous Ponzi scheme that bilked his investors out of a staggering $65 billion.
Her spark was fading—that’s what Kathy Boyd-Fenger says brought her to Logos School.
She was 9 years old when she sang her first solo, God Gave Me a Song. “And today, I relish in that, because He truly did give me a song.”
This 6-bedroom, 6 full- and 2 half-bathroom home in St. Albans is listed for $8.5 million.
She already had the stove, so Shelley Donaho jokes, “I bought the house to go with the stove.” Before becoming the keeper of one of St. Louis’ architectural gems, Donaho had visited the house before—she had even met the previous owner. Designed by Ernst Janssen, the 12,000-square foot historical marvel was originally built in one year’s time for $49,500; these days, if using the same quality of materials, that isn’t even enough money to repair the exterior railing.
WildSmoke, the smokehouse and bar that opened in Creve Coeur last January, has closed its doors. But the hiatus is a temporary one: The owners and executive team—the same group of folks behind EdgeWild Restaurant & Winery in Chesterfield—are planning to open a new concept in the WildSmoke location later this spring after some renovations and revamping. The new place will be called EdgeWild Bar & Grill, and it’ll be a spin-off of the restaurant, featuring a large central bar and focus on traditional bar food, appetizers, sandwiches and regional fare. Chef AARON BAGGETT, executive chef of EdgeWild Restaurant & Winery, will oversee the kitchens of both restaurants.
If you’re reading this column, or or have read previous ones, you probably have an interest in public speaking and presentation skills. Good! And if you’re already speaking where you work, or before associations and chambers, great! Your goal in 2015 is to deliver more and better presentations.
Chef and restaurateur Ben Poremba has made quite a name for himself in the local culinary scene in recent years. His places—Elaia & Olia, La Patisserie Choquette and Old Standard Fried Chicken—have brought a wide range of good food and drink to St. Louis. Poremba’s efforts have garnered him plenty of attention locally and beyond, including being named a semi-finalist for the James Beard Best Chef: Midwest award in 2014, and as one of 10 chefs who vied for Food & Wine magazine’s People’s Best New Chef: Midwest title that year, as well.
Frontenac Bank has hired KIMBERLY WEISHAUPT as senior VP of business development, and NEAL ALSTER as the Investment Professionals’ financial adviser.
Majestic unicorn fritter. Chicken and waffle. Peanut butter and marshmallow cake. Jason Bockman and Corey Smale, the masterminds behind Strange Donuts, are as unique as their culinary creations.
In your 20s, saving for retirement likely is far from top of mind. Even as you get married, have kids and move up in your career, it still may seem part of the distant future. But local financial professionals recommend making investing a priority—at every stage of life.
Autographed St. Louis Cardinals photographs line the walls of Richard Mark’s office—an impressive collection any Redbirds fan would envy. But if you look a little closer, you’ll see what’s especially unique about the custom-framed shots: They all include an Ameren billboard in the background, a special nod to the local executive's career.
Twenty years ago, four friends formed a fiduciary wealth management firm out of a lone Clayton office. Today, that firm’s focus on doing right by its clients has helped it grow to seven locations around the nation and $24.7 billion in assets under management.