Monthly Archives: April 2018


Happenings: Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Edition

By |April 27th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

  LA TRAVIATA Guiseppe Verdi Fancy. Free. May 19, 25, 30; June 2 (m), 7, 10, 20 (m), 23 * Violetta has one important rule: never fall in love. As a Parisian courtesan, her life is full of parties, admirers, [...]

A Chat with Constance White

By |April 25th, 2018|FASHION|

 Photos courtesy of Rizzoli  Cover photo by Itaysha Jordan Award-winning journalist and brand consultant, Constance C.R. White’s new book, “How To Slay: Inspiration From The Queens and Kings of Black Style,” offers a lavishly illustrated overview of African-American [...]

Conversations with the Chef: The Crossing’s Jim Fiala


Jim Fiala, owner and chef of The Crossing in Clayton By Suzanne Corbett Executive chef and restaurateur Jim Fiala is driven—driven to make people happy. “I’m in the business to make people happy. I’m to serve my guests [...]

St. Louisan Karlie Kloss Named Brand Ambassador for Estee Lauder

By |April 20th, 2018|FASHION|

Estée Lauder this week announced that it has signed Karlie Kloss, model, entrepreneur and philanthropist, as its newest Global Spokesmodel and Brand Ambassador. The St. Louis native joins the current roster of Estée Lauder spokesmodels Carolyn Murphy, Fei Fei Sun, Gabriella Wilde, Hilary Rhoda, Joan [...]

Toast Circus Flora’s New Season (and New Home) at Planter’s House

By |April 20th, 2018|COMMUNITY, CUISINE|

The Circus Story Cocktail  photo courtesy Circus Flora Planter’s House proprietor and master of mixology Ted Kilgore loves the circus almost as much as he loves cocktails. It's a love match that inspired him to created the Planter’s House [...]

Our Favorite Spring Bags from Italian Brand Braccialini

By |April 18th, 2018|FASHION, Uncategorized|

  Braccialini Penelope   This season, the collectible Italian-made Braccialini bag takes us to the lush, colorful warmth of the tropics. Artful embroidery, with a little sense of fun and beautiful exotic birds makes this the perfect bag [...]

Cuisine: Nibbles & Nosh April 2018

By |April 16th, 2018|CUISINE|

By Candice Coleman Spring has sprung, and all kinds of eclectic eateries are popping up all over our St. Louis landscape—and for some, the apple didn’t fall far from the tree! The Benevolent King dining room It’s good [...]

The Melting Pot: Chernobyl Survivor Anna Vasilenok

By |April 16th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

photo by Bryan Schraier By Trish Muyco-Tobin In the fall of 2015, Anna Vasilenok stood before hundreds of people inside a packed church not far from St. Louis Lambert International Airport, where a crowd had gathered to hear [...]

Bridal Bliss: Danielle & David Willey

By |April 12th, 2018|BRIDAL BLISS, FAMILY & HOME|

Danielle Getsee & David Willey photo by Photo Elegance DATE: October 28, 2017 VENUE: St. Francis Borgia Jesuit Hall in Washington, Missouri ABOUT THE COUPLE: She’s a physician assistant with vascular surgery at Mercy Hospital St. Louis. He’s [...]

Nonprofit Spotlight: St. Louis ARC Empowers People with Disabilities

By |April 11th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

It comes as no surprise that St. Louis ARC’s biggest fundraiser of the year is inspired by superheroes, as the organization and its supporters are champions for individuals with disabilities and their families. St. Louis ARC was established in the [...]

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