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.
Story: Fritz Kobus, a wealthy 19th century landowner, argues with his friend, a rabbi named David, about the institution of marriage. Although he provides a dowry for a young couple, Fritz disdains marriage and wagers with David one of his vineyards that he will never become married himself.
Story: Addison Peddigrew, a man of color, differs from most of his race in rural Kentucky in 1843 in that he is free. Kind of. He’s among roughly 2 percent of the black population in Kentucky at that time who were not considered slaves in the ‘border state’ that had both pro-slavery and anti-slavery constituents. Directly north, however, was the free state of Ohio, to which runaways desired to escape.
Welcome to our annual Most Dynamic St. Louisans edition! We are thrilled about this year's group of honorees, each of whom, in one form or another, have contributed to the vibrancy of the city we love.
The tidal wave of award shows continues to rush toward us. Now that we know who's been nominated for Oscars, I have to say, there were a few surprises. It was a year of quirky, odd, indie films, and the nominations reflect that. And it's been more than a decade since one film dominated the event, and this year seems to be on trend.
Sheri Sherman’s life as a community volunteer began innocently enough, some 30 years ago, when she was asked to be on the board of the Ethical Society preschool, which her children attended. “I had no experience, and someone said, You can be the vice-president, because the vice-president doesn’t really do much and you can develop,” Sherman recalls. “Soon after I started, the board president resigned, and the executive director quit at the same time, so I was thrown in deep water right away.”
Story: In this updated version of the classic fairy tale, Ella (Cinderella) toils away as a domestic for her haughty stepmother and two stepsisters following the death of her father. She dreams of a better life, which she fantasizes about with her friends, a woman named Crazy Marie who lives near the forest, and Jean-Michel, a young man who fights for the rights of the oppressed people of the kingdom.
Demispheres filled with Honey Caramel, Cinnamon Honey Ganache, Salt Caramel and Winter Mint Ganache. Honey Foam, Box Turtles and Dark Chocolate Almonds with Cocoa Powder. These are only some of the sweet rewards resulting in the very worthy journey of chocolatier Rick Jordan, who set up shop in Chesterfield in July 2011.
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.
On Trend: Active New Year
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...
Though Paisley Boutique still is relatively new to St. Louis, it already has gained a loyal following for its comfy basics, trendy tops and unique accessories and gifts.
The new season of PBS' Genealogy Roadshow premieres this month, and will feature the St. Louis Public Library and St. Louis Union Station as the backdrop for two locally based episodes.
From unrest in Ferguson and the acquisition of a St. Louis-based company, to the economic impact of the Cardinals’ post-season run and the launch of two major business incubators, 2014 was a big news year for the St. Louis region.
Jill Steenhuis, Anne and John Loughlin
Bill Travis, Tom Switzer
Anne Reed, Ann Burroughs
Becky Hatfield, Liz Von Rohr, Kathy Driscoll
John and Debbie Killmer
Russ and Sandy Wertz, Christy Pershall, David Cronin, Janine Harris
Sally O'Hallaron, Herschel Sellers, Joelle Travis, Carolyn Sellers
Steve and Anne Stoltz, Frank Young, Patricia Schoon Young