We all have a cause we believe in. Many of us stand by it strongly enough that we devote our time, talent and resources into advancing it. Be it the arts, animal welfare, social justice issues, health-care parity or the environment, there are a number of upstanding charities and nonprofits throughout St. Louis that is focused on bettering our community through their mission.
The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis has announced its 2015 Media Persons of the Year. The honorees for the June 11 gala are...
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.
Buttons, doilies, toys, garment fragments and more all come together to create surreal, one-of-a-kind artwork by Missouri native Nick Cave. Sixteen total pieces by him currently are on display at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
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!
When you prepare for your retirement, the focus is making sure you’ll be taken care of. But, are you ready to take care of someone else—such as an aging loved one—during that time?
St. Louis increasingly is being recognized as a Mecca for enterprising and innovative business owners. Major news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and MSNBC have all hailed the Gateway City as the destination for startups.
Dr. Samuel Achilefu received the 2014 St. Louis Award for his contributions to medical research and optical imaging technology, specifically for his invention of cancer-detecting glasses that were successfully used in surgery.
One of our greatest pleasures at Ladue News is bringing you the stories of truly dynamic people who are changing St. Louis for the better. Congratulations to this year’s class of honorees—we hope their stories serve as inspiration!
All week long, we've been having some fun with our 2015 Most Dynamic People honorees. We've been posting 'teasers' on our social media feeds to build on the anticipation leading up to next week's announcement of the 10 St. Louisans who've caught our attention in the past year. You'll also find a couple of these 'hints' sprinkled throughout the pages of this current edition.
Two renowned dancers are coming to St. Louis. Antonio and Kirven Douthit-Boyd are retiring as principal dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to become co-artistic directors of dance at COCA.
The Contemporary Art Museum will look a lot greener this summer, thanks to a 'living' installation that will transform the courtyard into an immersive green space. New York-based landscape architecture firm Nomad Studio is helming the project.
So much beer news! In honor of their 23rd anniversary, the folks at Schlafly have unveiled a new brew, Imperial Topaz IPA. The beer was introduced at a pair of recent anniversary parties at The Schlafly Tap Room and The Schlafly Bottleworks.
The Missouri Wine and Grape Board has recognized Chef LOU ROOK III, exec chef at Annie Gunn’s in Chesterfield, as the 2014 Friend of the Industry for his support and dedication to the state’s wine industry. Rook was presented with the award at the 45th Annual Missouri Governor's Conference on Agriculture last month. Congrats, chef!
You could say Richard Tao is a man who wears many hats, but that simply isn’t his accessory of choice. Tao has held principal architectural positions, worked as a department store president, taught college-level jazz, and performed as a professional musician overseas. Now, he’s on to his next adventure: neckties.
2015 is upon us. As we compile a list of the resolutions we plan to stick to rigidly for one week, waffle over for a month, and abandon in a complete 180-swing by March, let's reflect...
College applications are in, exams are over, and a new, maybe not-so-pleasant attitude has taken hold. As first semester ends, senioritis often begins. And in the next few months, the symptoms may increase to include hitting the snooze button six or seven times every morning, wearing the same set of sweats to school every day, and an overpowering need to rebel against the system.
Now that awards season is underway, many quality under-the-radar movies are getting their due. Below are a few gems that got little mainstream attention, but are garnering plenty of critical acclaim. The following films are rated based on the four-star system:
More than 1.2 million—that’s how many Americans are estimated to have HIV, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Monthly treatment for HIV can be as much as $5,000. For those who feel that they have to choose between paying for housing and medicine, Doorways is here to help.
I'd like to begin the New Year with a big thank you to you, our readers. Whether you're one of the early birds who show up at our doors on Friday morning to pick up a hot-off-the-press copy, or you grab-and-go for yours at the supermarket, or perhaps, you're the patient kind and wait for paper in the mail, we truly appreciate your interest in our community publication, week in, week out.
Cor Jesu Academy students raised more than $3,000 to benefit El Palenque, a Ferguson restaurant that has struggled financially in the aftermath of unrest in the community. El Palenque recently catered a special lunch at the school; and hundreds of students, faculty and staff took part in support of the restaurant. Pictured: School president Sr. Barbara Thomas presents a check to restaurant owner Maria Flores.
LN entertainment editor Debbie Baldwin ranks the must-see and must-miss films of the year.