Story: Frances “Baby” Houseman is spending three weeks following her high school graduation in 1963 with her sister and parents at a resort in the Catskill Mountains. It’s her physician father’s first vacation in quite a while, and it’s Baby’s time to relax as well before heading off to college at Mount Holyoke, where she plans to get an education in economics before joining the Peace Corps and helping change the world.
There was no three-peat at the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship for St. Louis native Ellen Port.
Next year marks 60 years for the Women of Achievement Award, the longest-running program in St. Louis whose sole mission is to honor and recognize volunteer service and leadership by local women. Nominations are now being accepted.
Lisa Marie Watson & Michael Theodore de los Reyes
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.
We're lucky here in St. Louis to have no shortage of good new restaurants. Many of these get a decent amount of press, especially when there are well-known folks involved. The Purple Martin is somewhat of an exception to this.
DAVID BEAVERS has been named director of Logan University’s Viscero-Somatic Center.
Patty Hubecky, Maureen McCarthy, Sheridan Fox
Merle and Greg Fox, Laura and Pat Murphy
Merle Fox, Debbie Marshall, Virginia Haigler, Virginia Howell, Carolyn Gollub, Kim Cella
Bob Fox, Charli Cooksey, Michael Whitley
Friends of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis recently celebrated the Whitney M. Young Society at a fundraiser at the Top of the Met. The Society, which honors outstanding donors and volunteers, is named after the National Urban League president who served during the Civil Rights Movement. Todd Schnuck and Lou and Jackie Brock co-chaired the event. Pictured: Robert Griffin, Richard Miles, Michael McMillan, Todd Schnuck, Lou Brock, Vanessa Foster-Cooksey, Frankie Muse Freeman, Emily Pitt and Jacqueline Brock
Meghan Christina Blase and Charles Brian Flynn
SEE: The Phantom of the Opera at the Fox
Jackie Joyner Kersee, Bob Fox, Maureen Moore
Father Rich Buhler, Dennis Fox
Story: For 36 years Willy Loman has led the life of a salesman, covering all of New England for the New York company and its products that he represents. To hear Willy tell it, he cuts a wide swath through the northeastern United States, where people welcome him with open arms and deep pockets.
Thrill your guests this autumn with the rare chance to dine amidst breathtaking ornate architecture on the Fox Theatre stage.
The following luxury homes sold the last week in August and the first week in September:
Honoring Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers, hundreds of St. Louisans participated in The Longest Day, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. For 16 hours, teams participated in a range of activities, including running, cooking, knitting, singing and playing card games, fueling the care, support and research efforts of the organization.
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Prince Louis de Bourbon, Duc d'Anjou and Princess Marguerite, Marilyn Fox
Beth Stroble, Marilyn Fox