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.
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.
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.
To keep the mind—and body—active, area retirement communities offer creative courses for seniors. From cooking to painting, these classes make learning a new skill exciting and unique.
New York's Times Square, which sees more than 360,000 pedestrians every day, is the most visited place in the world. With the proper mindset, a well thought-out plan and a hotel reservation, this crazy destination should be on everyone’s bucket list.
If you've ever stood on the steps under the Arch, admired the flowers at City Hall, or driven by the remodeled homes in North County neighborhoods, you have witnessed the work of the Veiled Prophet Foundation.
JERRY CRYLEN has joined Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty company, as senior director of development.
This 4-bedroom, 3 full- and 1 half-bathroom home in Town & Country is listed for $969,800.
Spotlighting a different veteran each month, First Bank and Greater St. Louis Honor Flight kicked off its ‘Tribute to the Greatest Generation’ program by recognizing World War II veteran Robert Bareford during a recently St. Louis Blues game. Fans enjoyed a video honoring Sgt. Bareford, and cheered as, in uniform and with four generations of family members, he waved to the crowd on the jumbotron. Each time the Blues score first during a game this season, First Bank will donate $104 to Greater St. Louis Honor Flight.
With so many deserving organizations, it can be hard to decipher where and what to give this holiday season. For your consideration, LN has compiled a list of just a handful of the area’s most worthy causes, and what’s topping their wish lists.
Donut fans, take note: Popular food truck Vincent Van Doughnut is in the process of opening a brick-and-mortar location in Clayton at 12 North Meramec Ave. in the former Pomme space. Look for an opening sometime in the next month or so. We'll keep you posted.
With its wood floor, deli case, sandwich counter and plentiful selection of candies, Hanneke's Westwood Market and Catering was established in 1914. According to Glendale Historical Society, it is the oldest business in Glendale.
STACEY ABELES has been hired as director of special events for the March of Dimes Missouri Chapter. She previously worked at Gateway to Hope and The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management.
“My husband calls me Mrs. Winchester, since I keep adding on to the house and find ways to create new spaces,” says the homeowner of this renovated and expanded 1934 Ladue home.
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.
This 5-bedroom, 6 full- and 1 half-bathroom home in the Ladue School District is listed for $2.15 million.
Everyone has a ‘dream house.’ What’s inside differs from person of person—a professional kitchen, cozy reading nooks, palatial pool or entertaining space to make the Joneses jealous. But real estate agents also are in on the fantasy. Here, area agents share their dream listings that are on the market now.
One in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. And less than 10 percent of breast cancer is hereditary—rather, it is sporadic cancer or related to an individual risk, notes St. Luke’s breast surgeon Dr. Patricia Limpert. “Unfortunately, the public has a skewed opinion about whether they are at high-risk for breast cancer. Because you don’t have a family history of breast cancer does not mean you have no risk.”
What is your dream for the perfect place to spend your retirement? Maybe it’s a newly remodeled home on 20-plus acres, including a lake and plenty of rustic walking trails. Perhaps it’s close to family, and offers convenient access to a slew of artistic, culinary and intellectual activities, as well as provides a full continuum of medical care.
There are those in this world who dream to no avail, and then there are those whose dreams become reality—even if only for a while.
Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University, digs into strategies for moving Ferguson down a path for growth.
Scale, design, age and special details: It takes a particular combination of each of these elements to make a truly exceptional real estate listing—something St. Louis, and the Central Corridor in particular, is flush with. Read on to see the most impressive listings from some of the area’s top agents.
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For most homeowners, a pool is a once-in-a-lifetime purchase, notes Bret Wood, residential pool designer at Westport Pools. That's why a cookie-cutter design just won't cut it, he says. "I don't recall ever designing or building the same pool twice. Pools are as unique as their owners and the site."
A St. Louis first will be unveiled next month in the GRAND CENTER ARTS DISTRICT: The Public Media Commons is being described as a 'playground for the mind and the senses.' The 9,000-square-foot open-air media environment is designed to bring people together for experiences that encourage creative thinking and serve the community as an incubator of arts and ideas. The Commons, bordered by the Nine Network, St. Louis Public Radio and the Sheldon Concert Hall, will feature large-screen video walls--two stories high--on two sides and the latest audio/visual technology. The site is a collaboration between the NINE NETWORK, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST. LOUIS and ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO. An opening-night celebration will be held Sept. 13 at 7 p.m., and will include interactive experiences, entertainment, food trucks and more.