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WINTER PLANTS For the benefit of readers already weary of this season’s frigid, drab vistas, LN regular Connie Mitchell seeks evergreen tips from local landscape professionals on how to make winter scenes look warm and (dare we say it?) positively spruce.

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1566 Treherne | Chesterfield $430,000

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3438 Tiverton Drive | St. Charles $355,000

14764 Greenloch | Chesterfield $467,500 (Represented the Buyer)

30 Crown Manor | Chesterfield $711,000 (Represented the Seller and Buyer)

15310 Braefield | Chesterfield $280,000 (Represented the Buyer)

1604 Featherstone | Town and Country $560,000 (Represented the Buyer)

122 Highgrove | Chesterfield $495,000 (Represented the Buyer)

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EDITOR ‌ALTHOUGH THIS WINTER HAS BEEN MILD COMPARED TO YEARS past, the cold temperatures still have me yearning for hibernation – and by hibernation I mean curled up by the fireplace, good book in hand, my “fur babies” close by and a hearty homemade meal awaiting to be enjoyed. If you, too, are in this “hibernation haze,” we’ve got a few stories sure to meet your needs. In this week’s Abode section, LN contributing writer Nancy Robinson features three beautiful fireplace screen protectors on p. 36. Not only are these pieces useful while relaxing by the fire, but also they’ll transform your fireplace into a focal point in your abode. In this month’s Healthy Appetite column on p. 56, LN contributing writer Sherrie Castellano shares a recipe for a grain bowl with root vegetables, beans and parsley oil. This healthy and flavorful meal will help you stick to your clean eating goals, and it’s also a quick yet hearty lunch or dinner perfect for lazy winter days. Last, but certainly not least, check out this month’s Happily Ever After story on p. 58, written by staff writer and digital editor Robyn Dexter. Dexter shares the story of Tristan and Isolde – two kittens recently rescued by the Humane Society of Missouri. This story will not only warm your heart but also possibly convince you to open your door to a rescue pet – or “fur baby” – as well. All the best,

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Built in 2003 with nearly 8,000 square feet of living space, this gracious home features 6+ bedrooms, 6 full and 5 half baths, first floor master suite with sitting room and palatial walk-in closet, generously sized formal living room and dining room, gourmet kitchen with hearth room, lower level complete with kitchen, large utility/mud room, walled-courtyard, pool and three car garage. $2,395,000 For an appointments call:

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Thank you for a wonderful 2016! If you are planning to move in 2017 I would love to help. A selection of 2016 Sold Properties:

28 Arundel Place | Clayton

9250 Old Bonhommme Rd | Olivette

27 Dartford Ave | Clayton Represented the Buyer

2918 Wisconsin | St. Louis

4444 Lindell Blvd #6 | St. Louis

2828 Laclede Station Road | Maplewood

202 N. Brentwood #3A | Clayton

313 MacDonald | Webster Groves Represented the Buyer

2512 Salem | Brentwood Represented the Buyer

740 Trinity Ave | University City Represented the Buyer

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The #1 Team at Janet McAfee Real Estate Lisa Coulter & Linda Benoist

A Selection of 2016 Sold Listings

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3 Indian Hill in Ladue 6 Bedrooms l 6 Full & 3 Half Baths

37 Picardy Lane in Ladue 3 Bedrooms l 3.5 Baths

9 Ladue Lane in Ladue 5 Bedrooms l 5 Full & 2 Half Baths

11 Hacienda Drive in Ladue 5 Bedrooms l 2.5 Baths

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240 Selma in Webster Groves 5 Bedrooms l 3.5 Baths

824 Greenwich Green in Town & Country 4 Bedrooms l 4.5 Baths

53 Chaminade Drive in Creve Coeur 4 Bedrooms l 4.5 Baths

540 North & South, Unit 106 in University City 2 Bedrooms l 2 Baths

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28 Twin Springs Lane in Ladue Magnificent 14 years new all brick custom home with exquisite architectural elements, fresh modern colors and updates throughout. Starting with the front to back grand foyer with curved staircase that shares the living room with French doors and fireplace. Formal dining room with fireplace and boxed beamed ceiling flows into the fabulous butler’s pantry and newly refined gourmet kitchen which transitions in to the double height hearth room with large bay and French doors to the large rear terrace. His/hers studies, laundry

room and two powder rooms complete the main floor. Upstairs the master suite with fireplace and sitting room adjoins the dressing room and luxury bath with steam shower. 3 en suite bedrooms, sitting room, bonus room and laundry room complete the second. Finished walk-out lower level with exercise, rec room, family room with fireplace, full bath and possible extra bedroom. 4-car oversized garage, pool, generator, storage garage and park-like 3 acre lot.

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nEW LiSTinG | 2224 divot Crystal Lake Park $649,000

nEW LiSTinG | 14370 Spyglass Court Chesterfield $525,000

nEW LiSTinG | 28 Twin Springs Lane Ladue $2,900,000

9044 Clayton Road Ladue Schools $1,299,000 open 1/15, 1-3 pm

New LIstINgs 28 Twin SpringS Lane, Ladue. Magnificent 14 years new all brick custom home with exquisite architectural elements, fresh modern colors and updates throughout. $2,900,000 150 CarondoLeT pLaza, UniT 1701, Clayton. Exceptional views from the spacious 17th floor. Sophisticated decor, open floor plan, and balconies make this the perfect residence. $2,200,000 2224 divoT, Crystal Lake Park. Spectacular 4 bed and 5 bath ranch home in Ladue Schools! Built on a double lot. Over 4,200 square feet of finished living space. $649,000 14370 SpygLaSS CoUrT, Chesterfield. Perfect balance of sophisticated style and move-in ready convenience! Stunning 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath condo has been thoughtfully updated. $525,000 10104 Conway road, Ladue. Great opportunity to update this charming 2-story with 2,553 square feet of living space. Center hall plan with charming sunroom addition. $395,000 440 BenTon drive, UniT J, St. Peters. Open and spacious upper level unit boasting a large and bright family room with vaulted ceiling opening to the elegant modern kitchen. $105,000

LuxuryCollection 171 norTh BemiSTon avenUe, Clayton.

$4,500,000

11 Upper whiTmoor drive, Weldon Springs. $3,800,000

23 Topton Way, Unit 3A Clayton $793,000

nEW LiSTinG | 150 Carondolet Plaza, Unit 1701 Clayton $2,200,000

20 FordyCe Lane, Ladue.

$2,100,000

16052 aUTUmn oaKS CirCLe, Ellisville.

$459,900

30 BeLLerive CoUnTry CLUB, town & Country.

$1,795,000

14795 greenLoCh CoUrT, Chesterfield.

$439,500

10183 winding ridge, Ladue.

$1,775,000

32 weSTmoreLand pLaCe, CWE.

327 oaKLey Lane, Kirkwood.

$369,900

$1,649,000

555 deer vaLLey CoUrT, St. Albans.

$1,599,000

8 whippoorwiLL CoUrT, defiance.

$365,000

4917 KaringTon pLaCe CoUrT, Mehlville.

$355,000

5105 LindeLL BoULevard, CWE.

$1,495,000

37 porTLand pLaCe, CWE.

$1,450,000

3709 arpenT STreeT, St. Charles.

$299,500

1211 harmony LaKe drive, Cottleville.

$254,900

8724 roSaLie avenUe, Brentwood.

$239,900

12033 roByn parK drive, Westwood.

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and lifestyle changes. very 80 seconds, a woman dies from cardiovascular disease. “We recommend avoiding saturated fats in excess,” she says. “Having a diet that’s a It’s the No. 1 killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of good mix of polyunsaturated fats, proteins and carbohydrates in moderation is good.” cancer combined. Singh also recommends keeping an eye on your salt intake, along with avoiding Statistics like these are what drive the mission of the American Heart processed food and sugary soft drinks. Association and its local chapter. The American Heart Association’s mission is to build “It’s important to understand your symptoms and know healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. your numbers,” she says. “If you have risk factors, family Its members work to combat these statistics because history or smoke, getting yourself to a health care 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with provider is especially important. Many women education and lifestyle changes. develop fatigue and shortness of breath but think As a part of the national Go Red for Women nothing of it. Pay attention to what your body is movement, the St. Louis chapter will host its Feb. 3 From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | the ritz-Carlton, St. louiS telling you.” annual Go Red for Women Luncheon on Feb. 3 at Enjoy a silent auction and health screenings at this On a personal level, Singh says the American The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. One of the focuses luncheon, which teaches you how to be heart-healthy and Heart Association is near and dear to her heart. of the Go Red campaign this year is to “Know how to help others to do so as well. “Since I’m a cardiologist, this is my life’s work,” Your Numbers.” How to get involved: Call 314-692-5661 or email she says. “There are so many things we can do in terms Board member Dr. Toniya Singh says there El Rogers at el.rogers@heart.org of improving people’s knowledge about the things they are five numbers all women should know to take to learn more. can do to prevent heart attacks or strokes.” control of their heart health. These numbers are total Education is the biggest aspect of this, she says. cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar “We need to educate people about risk factors, provide communities with and body mass index (BMI). Knowing these numbers, she says, can help things like more parks and walking paths, and prevent children from getting into women and their health care providers determine their risk for developing smoking and sugary drinks,” she says. “I believe strongly in the mission of the American Heart cardiovascular disease. Association because it makes a difference in people’s lives and the quality of their lives.” Some red flags to look for in heart health are a BMI more than 25, blood pressure higher than 120/80, blood sugar higher than 100 and cholesterol higher than 200. Luckily, Singh says, 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education American Heart Association, 460 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, 314-692-5635, heart.org

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Fleur de Lis CHARITY BALL

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‌The 58th annual Fleur de lis Charity Ball took place Thu., Dec. 29, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch. Mrs. Timothy O. George was ball chairman this year. Mrs. John P. Boldt is president of the Fleur de Lis organization. As is its tradition, the 2016 Fleur de Lis Charity Ball, at which 32 young women were presented to the Most Rev. Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, benefited SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. To date, Fleur de Lis has contributed a total of $2.877 million to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. Last year, the hospital provided more than $6 million in free care to children from St. Louis and the surrounding bistate area.

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Fleur de Lis CHARITY BALL

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We are changing the stray numbers in this city. We’re down 21 percent in three years. So we’re trying to eliminate euthanizing and make sure all the pets have loving homes, as does my dog and my friends’ dogs. So that’s really where I feel it – if we can get them off the streets and make sure all the pets that are out there are wanted, not discarded. TONI RATTEREE, HOSTESS

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It has a meaning for me so far as the life experience. When you think about the different attributes that a person has to face and the adversity that someone has to face throughout life, meaning a job, being able to communicate with somebody, just different things that come into play, holding a conversation with somebody, being courteous to somebody, there’s a lot of things that I’ve picked up in the Boys & Girls Club that I’ve been able to relate to other people and help them out, also when it comes to mentoring.

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Young Friends of Kids with Cancer’s fourth annual VOODOO IN THE LOU MASQUERADE BALL at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. (friendsofkids.com)

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Grow Let It By Connie Mitchell

Wake up a slumbering Winter landscape With small evergreens, decorative planters, and artificial and deciduous foliage.

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At local jewelers, the process of re-creating Heffern loves the design and quality an h heirloom engagement ring typically starts with a complimentary Elleard Heffern craftsmanship of vintage and estate jewelry, cons nsultation. “We’ve been assisting wedding couples in St. Louis for Fine jewelers and it is a big part of Elleard Heffern’s moore than 100 years, so we offer a wealth of experience when it business. “It is always a thrill to bring an comes to redesigning engagement rings using family diamonds old piece back to life,” Heffern says. “We are orr ggemstones,” explains Kit Heffern, president and thirdhappy to see an increased appreciation for ggeneration owner of Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers in this type of jewelry.” Genovese also is a fan of C Clayton, who also is a certified gemologist appraiser and the trend because the jeweler says his store’s statea graduate gemologist. “We ask a series of questions to of-the-art manufacturing technology is perfect for the help determine exactly what the client is hoping for, intricate designs of vintage rings. listen carefully and look at examples either from our own Once a custom engagement ring is re-created, each local collection or from the client’s Pinterest page or magazine jeweler offers an appraisal of the new vintage piece that encompasses clippings – whatever it takes to get the the past and the present. “In the end,” Katz says, “we want to create for details right.” them a new keepsake they will treasure.” Next, a drawing of the ring is sketched so the client has a good idea of what the ring will look like before leaving the store. Then, Albarré Jewelry, 9711 Clayton Road, Ladue, Elleard Heffern Fine jewelers a computer image of the piece 314-997-1707, albarre.com often is created and viewed by the Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers, 101 S. customer for approval. After that, Hanley Road, Clayton, 314-863-8820, the digital image is typically sent to heffern.com a 3-D printer and made into a 3-D wax Genovese Jewelers, 12460 Olive Genovese jewelers model, which can be viewed and approved Blvd., Creve Coeur, 314-878-6203, in person by the client. Finally, the ring is genovesejewelers.com created with the precious metal of choice – gold, rose Simons Jewelers, 8141 Maryland gold or platinum – and the heirloom diamond or stone is mounted. Ave., Clayton, 314-725-8888, Today’s couples most often opt to use an heirloom sparkling simonsjewelers.com

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HEALTHY APPETITE

Hearty Grain Bowls with Root Vegetables, Beans and Parsley Oil Story, recipe and photography by Sherrie Castellano

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new year marks a time for rebirth and renewal. In January, inevitably, we seek to refresh our lives with the usual resolutions about healthy eating and more exercise. In that light, one of the most-asked questions I fielded as a former health coach was “How do I eat healthy without spending a ton of time in the kitchen?” My answer: grain bowls. Grain bowls make an awesome way to pack your plate full of nutrient-dense foods. They’re versatile and vibrant, and because flavor combinations are so easy to mix and match, you could eat one each day for lunch and never tire of them. The best part of grain bowls is that they don’t require you to follow a strict recipe – you really only need to cook grains, roast vegetables and whip up a vibrant sauce or dressing. This hearty bowl incorporates sorghum, one of my favorite gluten-free grains. If you’ve never worked with sorghum before, it cooks like rice. You can find sorghum at most grocery stores and in bulk sections at specialty food stores; brown rice or farro also work beautifully in this recipe. Roasted root vegetables and marinated beans, for a touch of plant-based protein, form the toppings, and parsley oil is drizzled on top for a boost of flavor. I prefer to keep mine entirely vegan, which lends itself to a clean and detoxifying meal for this time of year.

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Divide cooked sorghum into two

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Tristan, Isolde Ball Family and the

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without a cat or dog. Their cat of 17 years had passed away in August, and coming home to a house without pets felt empty. Over the past 30 years, the Town and Country couple had adopted cats and dogs from rescue organizations, especially the Humane Society of Missouri. So, when they found themselves seeking a four-legged companion or two, the Humane Society was the first place they looked. When their children were home for Thanksgiving, the four of them went to look for a new pet. That’s when a 4-month-old kitten named Tristan caught their hearts. “He was just so cute, running around and playing,” Joan Ball says. “He was and is so sociable.” After they fell in love with Tristan, the Balls wanted him to have a friend, so they adopted Isolde the same day. “She’s just this tiny, sweet little thing,” Joan Ball says. At the time LN talked to Joan Ball, the family only had the kittens for about a week. “We’re getting used to having kittens again,” she says. “I forgot how much they get into everything.” She worried about having a house full of people for the holidays with such tiny new family members, but she says Tristan and Isolde were “so good.” “They wandered around and ended up in everyone’s laps. It was very cute,” she says.

Initially, the Balls tried to ban the kittens from a part of the house with a child gate. That plan failed almost immediately. “It took about three minutes for them to figure out how to climb up over it,” Joan Ball says. “Now they have free reign of the house.” Overall, Ball says the kittens just make her smile. They leap and play and curl up in her lap. She says she loves watching them chase after jingly ball toys. Both kitties love watching the birds in the bird feeders outside, especially the cardinals. “I have a fur collar now named Tristan,” she notes with a laugh. “He purrs at 6 a.m. to wake me up. They’re settling in just fine.” The Christmas decorations were a big hit with the kittens, and Joan Ball says she would regularly find the kittens in the boxes. She notes that they also love hiding in houseplants. “Hopefully they won’t eat my chives!” she jokes.

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The St. Louis chapter of a nationwide nonprofit extant for five-plus decades helps small businesses to assess … well … everything. By Bryan A. Hollerbach

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ven before the so-called Great Recession trounced the economy, grave uncertainty and even fear could cloud opening and operating small businesses, but SCORE strives to bring blue skies to such businesses. Gary Deeken chairs the St. Louis chapter of SCORE and expounds quite readily on it. Initially, Deeken explains the meaning of the nonprofit’s name, which only looks like an acronym. “SCORE is our brand name,” he says. “The organization was originally founded as the Service Corps of Retired Executives, but since many of our volunteer mentors are actively employed today in executive consulting, business leadership and other professional roles, this name is no longer relevant.” He also sketches the history of the nonprofit’s presence here. “The St. Louis SCORE chapter, one of the oldest in the United States, was started in 1964,” says Deeken. “SCORE was originally established under the Small Business Administration, but exists today as a separate stand-alone entity, serving today as a resource partner to the SBA.” The SBA itself had launched only 11 years earlier, in 1953, “largely as a response to the pressures of the Great Depression and World War II,” according to its website. Mention of that global conflict recurs on the website of another relevant organization, the National Bureau of Economic Research – which the Bureau of Labor Statistics calls “the official arbiter of U.S. recessions” and which dates the national economic crisis mentioned previously from December 2007 to June 2009, making

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it “the longest of any recession since World War II.” Even though that crisis lasted a mere 18 months and ended the better part of a decade ago, it still gives the willies to many businesspeople, which makes SCORE’s available expertise all the more valuable. Serving the local chapter, Deeken relates, are one part-time administrative staffer and 71 volunteer members. “The volunteers must have executive-level management experience and typically have worked in small, medium and large organizations that operate in the St. Louis area,” he says. “Our volunteer mentors have come from some of the major corporations in St. Louis, such as Monsanto, Boeing, Anheuser-Busch and AT&T, to name a few, or they have been business owners and CEOs in small to medium-size businesses in our area. We also have volunteer members who have specific expertise in such disciplines as accounting, legal, technology, marketing and social media.” Nationally, SCORE – which is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, and lays claim to more than 300 chapters and 11,000 volunteer members – perforce sets strictures for the St. Louis chapter, which Deeken describes. “As a chapter of SCORE national, we operate under the rules, processes and established procedures spelled out in the SCORE Operating Manual,” he says. “All SCORE volunteers must complete code-of-ethics training and adhere to the organization’s ethical standards that include guidelines on confidentiality and professional conduct. Volunteers may not financially benefit as a result of their SCORE membership. “SCORE national provides its chapters access to a data management system that helps to train the volunteers, schedule meetings, provide performance feedback and maintain client and meeting records, just to name a few of the many functions it will do. “The SCORE national budget represents a very small line item in the federal budget, and some of those funds make their way to the individual chapters, helping to cover some operating expenses. We are budgeted to receive approximately $11,500 for [fiscal year 2017], which will only cover a portion of the costs associated with employing our part-time clerical staff person. The remainder of the funds required to operate the St. Louis chapter are provided by corporate sponsorships, grants and donations, member donations and workshop income. “We also receive in-kind support from the SBA, PNC Bank, St. Charles Economic Development Corp., Commerce Bank, E3 Consulting and Fontbonne University, who provide us with office and/or classroom space, at no cost, to meet with our clients and present workshops.” Deeken likewise relates telling metrics about the local chapter’s service. “SCORE volunteers help people who may have a business or product concept and want to discuss its viability, people who are in the process of starting a business and others who seek to grow their existing business,” he says. “[In fiscal 2016,] the St. Louis chapter helped 3,779 people who came from one of those groups. The year before, that number was 3,474. [In fiscal 2015,] we saw 44 percent of our clients more than once, and 40 percent of our clients were already in business.” That said, he balks at summarizing the average

SCORE assignment in St. Louis. “There is no average SCORE assignment,” says Deeken. “Every client is unique and special to us. There is, however, one standard axiom that we apply to each encounter through a process that all volunteers are annually trained to apply. It’s referred to by the acronym SLATE. “It stands for S – stop and suspend judgment; L – listen and learn; A – assess and analyze; T – test idea and teach with tools; E – expectation-setting and encouraging the dream. “SCORE national surveys clients after the first and fourth encounter to determine their level of satisfaction with their mentor and the process. Each member and chapter is measured on how they perform on these surveys.” Ethical considerations also prevent Deeken from sharing, even anecdotally, specifics about assignments to illustrate how SCORE’s making a difference for St. Louis companies. He does, however, tighten the focus somewhat. “Some of our mentoring sessions with clients in the startup or concept mode may involve helping them to develop a business plan and understanding all the factors involved in dealing with banks, the SBA, their industry and potential customers,” says Deeken. “Mentoring our clients who own their existing businesses typically entails issues such as profitability, sales and marketing, personnel management, strategic planning and succession planning, just to name a few.” He otherwise helpfully cites St. Louis-chapter success stories previously published elsewhere with client permission, hyperlinked on the chapter’s website. Certain of those success stories involved a SCORE subset called Business Scan, “provided to companies that are large enough and have a sufficient structure to benefit from the experience,” says Deeken. “The Business Scan process uses teams of Scanqualified SCORE mentors who are assigned to each Scan based on the needs of the client. Each Scan team reviews everything about their client companies, including financials, sales and marketing, operations, human resources, competition, and in many cases interviews members of the management team and key employees. “The purpose is to learn as much about the client’s business, market and industry as possible. The Scan team then prepares and presents a report that contains their findings and provides recommendations for how the client can improve and grow their business. “Oftentimes, one of the Scan team members will then maintain an ongoing mentoring relationship with the business owner, to help implement the recommendations.” Regarding long-term benefits enjoyed by companies seeking SCORE’s aid, Deeken alludes to heightened adaptability. “Whether it is with a startup client or an existing business owner, the challenges they face change and evolve,” he says. “Most have found it helpful to have a mentoring resource that may have faced similar challenges, to discuss their options and to get independent opinions on possible solutions.” To aid clients, he continues, SCORE relies on a corps of mentors, in whom it seeks specific qualities. “First and foremost, we look for people whose motivation is genuinely centered around helping their SCORE clients,” says Deeken. “Given the qualification requirements, we know that our members have the

necessary skills and experience, but they must also be willing to follow the processes and procedures established by SCORE, be able to communicate effectively and professionally, and be patient with people who may be facing a daunting challenge. “It takes a lot of courage to accept the risk involved with starting a business, expanding into new markets or dealing with certain personnel issues. It is necessary that we have empathy for our clients and understand both the business and emotional effects of starting or owning a business.” He also sketches how SCORE pairs mentors here with given small businesses. “One of the advantages of being a client of a large chapter is that we have mentors who have faced or have experience with many challenges faced by most businesses,” Deeken relates. “Though some mentors may be chosen by the clients according to their business profile and qualifications, others may connect because of availability or location. However the initial client/ mentor relationship is established, there is always the option of co-mentoring with another SCORE member who has expertise in a particular discipline.” Finally, given that SCORE operates a free service, Deeken addresses what rewards St. Louis SCORE staff members enjoy from serving local small businesses. “SCORE’s mission is to ‘foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education,’” he says. “The St. Louis community has been very

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supportive in providing opportunities to our members as they grew in their business careers, and our members want to give back by providing the same opportunities to present and/or future business owners. “Additionally, though some may have retired from their respective careers, our member volunteers still have expertise and experience that are valuable and useful, and still seek the challenge to experience the personal rewards associated with being successful and purposeful. “We spent our whole lives working and striving to succeed in our careers. Being a SCORE mentor offers mentors an opportunity to maintain our skills and abilities, and share those with our clients based on a time commitment we chose, without the pressures involved with owning or running a business. “After all,” Deeken impishly concludes, “you can only play so much golf.” SCORE, 1222 Spruce St., Suite 10.103, St. Louis, 314-539-6602, stlouis.score.org LadueNews.com | january 13, 2017

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FOCUS ON THE FACE AND FIGURE: Feature Story Washington University Physicians Facial Plastic sUrgery

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n January each year, the phrase “new year, new me,” is on many people’s minds. Helping people look their best in the new year are Dr. Gregory Branham and Dr. John Chi of Washington University Facial Plastic Surgery Center. At their office in Creve Coeur, the duo offers a variety of services focused on the head, neck and face. These include rhinoplasty, scar revision, brow lifts and eyelid surgery, along with nonsurgical procedures like Botox®, laser resurfacing, facial peels and lip augmentation.

“We offer both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for aesthetic and reconstructive services,” Chi says. “We’re here to help you get your skin in shape.” Branham says winter is the best time of the year to take advantage of their services, since people’s schedules generally aren’t as busy and there’s not the worry of sun exposure. “It’s a great time for treatments that might have downtime associated with them,” he says. “Our laser resurfacing service—which smooths lines and wrinkles and evens discoloration from acne scars and sun-damaged

skin—requires only two to three days of downtime.” At Washington University Facial Plastic Surgery Center, the patient comes first. “It’s important to have a specific conversation with us about what you want to achieve and how much time you’re able to give to the process,” Branham says. “We offer services for all skin types and aging patterns and will guide you in the right direction.” To learn more about Washington University Facial Plastic Surgery Center, call 314-996-3880 or visit facialplasticsurgery.wustl.edu.

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Nonsurgical help for weight loss More than two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, even though we know the health benefits of maintaining a healthy weight. Benefits of healthy weight can include improvement in blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugars, and decreased risk for chronic diseases related to obesity. Losing weight can be a challenge. Washington University gastroenterologists offer new nonsurgical treatment options for patients struggling with weight loss through diet and exercise alone: Æ Balloon therapy Æ Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty Æ Aspiration therapy Each nonsurgical treatment option is part of a program, including personalized lifestyle coaching from a behavioral counselor and nutritional guidance from a registered dietitian. Patients will learn weight loss skills as well as strategies for long-term weight maintenance by adopting a healthier lifestyle. Physical therapy evaluations are also available for patients with barriers to movement. To find out if you are a candidate for treatment and to register for a free information session, visit: barnesjewishwestcounty.org/nonsurgical-weight-loss Information sessions and treatment offered at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital.

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outh City recently welcomed a new restaurant that features Indian and Nepalese dishes, with a lunch buffet that’s bound to become popular. The restaurant in question, Himalayan Yeti, opened its doors in the stand-alone space previously occupied by 3J Sandwich and Noodle. The concept comes from family members Dipak and Prem Prasai, who worked on the culinary side of hotel management in their native Nepal before spending time as cooks for Carnival Cruise Line. After relocating to St. Louis five years ago following a stint in San Francisco, Dipak gained additional experience at Rasoi in the Central West End. At Himalayan Yeti, he takes the helm in the kitchen, while Prem manages the front of the house.

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“We’re making this food so people can get a taste of Nepal,” Prem says. “You can’t find it in other restaurants. At Himalayan Yeti, guests will find familiar Indian dishes alongside Himalayan specialties.” According to Prem, the primary flavor profiles and spices of northern Indian and Nepalese cuisine – among them key components like coriander, cumin and turmeric – are quite similar, but the cooking techniques vary, with freshly ground spices added at different intervals throughout the process, resulting in subtly different dishes. At Himalayan Yeti, guests can personalize any dish from the menu to their liking in either style with mild, medium or hot spices. During the day, dining’s casual, with the full bill of fare as well as the buffet available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $9.99 plus tax.

By Mabel Suen Staples on the buffet include chicken tikka masala, vegetable korma and saag paneer. Other dishes rotate daily and include everything from goat curry and vegetable pakora to biryani and noodles. In the evening, the room transforms into a finedining setting with full service. The restaurant seats around 60 guests, with spaces for 30 more available on the patio in warmer seasons. Choose from unique options such as the house signature appetizer: Himalayan momo, or a dumpling filled with ground chicken, minced onions, cilantro, garlic and spices, all served steamed or fried. From a list of tandoor-cooked offerings, choose from barbecued chicken, lamb, seafood and more. Various soups, salad and breads also are available, followed by entrées divided by central components:

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All My Sons

seafood, chicken, lamb and vegetables. From the specials menu, choose from savory Nepalese dishes such as charcoal-roasted marinated meats and Himalayan thali, or platters, served with rice, dal, vegetable curry, saag, mula achar, gundruk achar, karela and papadum with your choice of chicken or goat. With such a wide selection, Himalayan Yeti makes the perfect stop before seeing All My Sons from The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. A full bar now in the works will feature standard bottled beers in addition to Himalayan wines, Indian beers such as Taj Mahal and Kingfisher, and more.

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Himalayan Yeti, 3515 S. Kingshighway, St. Louis, 314-354-8338, himalayanyetistlouis.com

‌Story:  Joe Keller has made a good life for himself. He lives with his wife, Kate, and son Chris in a nice home in the town where he owns and operates a factory. Just a few years earlier, the factory made airplane parts used by the American military for combat during World War II. Tragically, Joe and Kate’s oldest son, Larry, was reported missing in action during the war, when the plane he was flying disappeared. Although grateful that Chris returned from the war, Kate remains hopeful that Larry also will one day do the same – just as occasional stories in the newspaper indicate other combat veterans have done. This is a point of consternation for Chris, who’s fallen in love with Larry’s fiancée, Ann, who previously left town. He’s invited Ann back to propose to her, a plan involving many problems, including his mother’s insistence that Ann wait for Larry’s return. Ann and her family left town after her father, Steve, and Joe were tried for supplying defective parts, which led to the deaths of 21 pilots during WWII. Joe was exonerated, claiming he didn’t know about the bad parts, while Steve was convicted and sent to prison. Now Ann is scheduled to visit the Keller family at the same time that her attorney brother, George, has discovered shocking information from their father about Joe’s true involvement in the company’s decision to forward defective materials. Exactly what kind of homecoming will this be for Ann and the Kellers? Highlights:  The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis continues its 50th-anniversary season with a richly satisfying production by one of America’s greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller. Miller’s beautifully written tragedy put him on the nation’s literary map in 1947, following the black-and-white wartime years with a litany of gray-hued questions that held up an oftenunflattering mirror to America’s victorious face. Other Info:  The Rep often begins the calendar year with a drama after the confections of the holidays. In his program notes, artistic director Steven Woolf writes, “In our anniversary season, it was important to include a play by one of the most influential American playwrights of any generation.” Miller’s words remain relevant in the 21st century, posing tough questions about morality and ethics that present no easy answers. His drama was inspired by a newspaper article about a real aeronautical plant whose executives knowingly provided defective parts to the military that led to the deaths of American soldiers. The driving force of profits in capitalism, as well as the need for business owners to succeed and thrive whenever possible, catalyzed Miller’s unflinching look at the repercussions of such a philosophy. His words, though, go beyond the political and into the hearts and minds of everyday people, who often

By Mark Bretz

struggle to differentiate between right and wrong, actions and consequences. The current presentation by The Rep solidly conveys Miller’s probing thoughts under Seth Gordon’s careful and studied direction. While action in the play’s acts is confined to the patio and backyard of the Keller home, Gordon’s players utilize entrances from the sides and back to “stretch out” the play’s dimensions. Pacing is impeccable, as Gordon keeps a steady focus on the players and their rapt dialogue. Patrick Ball’s searing performance as Chris leads Gordon’s meticulously assembled cast. Ball embodies all of the frustrations and doubts of the younger generation in this Greek tragedy where the sins of the fathers have unknowable and relentless consequences. His portrayal moves capably between Chris’ euphoria in his love for Ann to his anguish about his family’s past. John Woodson expertly portrays the familiar Miller protagonist, the hardworking family man Joe, whose hidden villainy is revealed slowly and with well-presented complexity in Woodson’s wide-ranging performance. Margaret Daly ups the ante in her role as the long-suffering Kate, capped with a terribly poignant moan in the play’s climactic scene. Mairin Lee offers a rich interpretation of Ann, showing her full love for Chris as well as her determination to leave a sordid family past behind her. Zac Hoogendyk makes a powerful appearance as Ann’s angry brother George, who softens just a little in Kate’s sugary reunion with him before a few careless words turn everything upside down. All My Sons resonates as strongly today as it did when it propelled Miller to fame, fortune and controversy 70 years ago. It makes you think and wonder how you yourself fit into an imperfect world.

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Company:  The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Venue: Browning Mainstage, Loretto-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Road Dates:  Through Jan. 29 (except Jan. 16 and 23) Tickets: $18-$81.50; contact 314-968-4925 or repstl.org Rating:  A 5 on a scale of 1-to-5 LadueNews.com | January 13, 2017   71


Ready Readers

Firing Kids’ Imaginations

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ith many cold weeks ahead, canny parents and caregivers should anticipate indoor time with children proclaiming boredom. Rather than turning to a TV or a tablet, make magic come alive with your child. Author/illustrator Nicola O’Byrne’s Use Your Imagination weaves bits of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale into a contemporary story to excite the imaginations of readers both young and old. Instead of impersonating a granny, though, the wolf pretends to be a librarian, promising to end the bunny’s boredom by helping him write a story. The wolf instructs the budding author, “There’s only one way to begin a story … Once Upon a Time!” The carnivorous canine subsequently tries to steer the developing story to an ending that will leave him feeling full, but finds things don’t always go as he’d like – the rabbit’s imagination leads to an out-of-this world banishment for the lupine librarian. O’Byrne’s illustrations pleasantly abound with white space atypical of picture books. Also, she shows main characters in soft, muted tones, but other creatures and settings in bright, bold hues. Finally, the text itself almost acts as a character, with different fonts creatively

used to match the story’s tone. The Three Billy Goats Gruff – credited to the publisher (Parragon Books) and illustrated by Gavin Scott – constitutes another favorite fairy tale. The story opens with the eponymous goat brothers munching grass on a hill, then setting their sights on a meadow across a bridge that is guarded by a terrible, green troll, whom the goats must outsmart. Scott’s illustrations should appeal to all ages. Each goat has its own unique appearance and personality, allowing storytellers to use different voices when reading aloud. Also, though the text describes a

By Sheila Oliveri frightfully gruesome creature, Scott’s troll looks more silly than scary, so even the youngest listeners oughtn’t be spooked. The refrain “Trip, trap, trip, trap” as the brothers cross the bridge should invite children to take part in telling the tale, and likewise, the troll’s booming “Who’s that tripping over my bridge?” should encourage them to envision themselves as the warty, hairy, stinky troll. The story resolves according to tradition, with a happy ending for the Billy Goats Gruff – and the troll’s fate left to the imagination. A live-action contemporary re-imagination of The Three Billy Goats Gruff will come during Ready Readers Winter Story Fest on Feb. 12 at Clayton High School. The original play forms part of Ready Readers’ 20thanniversary celebration.

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At Ready Readers, we know that “Kids Who Read Succeed!” Reading aloud daily provides a strong foundation for early literacy. If you enjoy reading and sharing the magic of books, please consider becoming a volunteer for Ready Readers and reading aloud to a classroom of preschool children in an underserved area of St. Louis. Visit readyreaders.org for more information.

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Around Town

By Kaitlynn Martin

‌Sat., Jan. 14, to Fri., Jan. 20

Throughout the month, the St. Louis Public Library will celebrate the LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. at branches around the area. Events include creating a paper doll peace chain, MLK Jr. trivia, music and poetry events. slpl.org.

Sat., Jan. 14

Celebrate the winter season at the 12th annual LOOP ICE CARNIVAL. A Zip Flyte Zipline, ice sculptures, ice slides, a temporary tattoo scavenger hunt, live ice carving demonstrations and more await at the event. 10 a.m. to midnight. visittheloop.com.

Mon., Jan. 16

Cinema St. Louis presents FILMS@SLIFF.ZACK, a free screening series that will be held on select Mondays during the year. The screening kicks off with the Nine Network documentary Gentlemen of Vision. The film follows a local step team in the world of competitive stepping. 7:30 p.m. cinemastlouis.org.

Tue., Jan. 17

KAMAYAN NIGHT FILIPINO POP-UP DINNER at Hiro Asian Kitchen will celebrate kamayan, the special Filipino way of eating with your hands. Chef Malou will prepare a variety of dishes, with no utensils allowed when you dig in. Tickets start at $55. 7 p.m. hiroasiankitchen.com.

Thu., Jan. 19

Left Bank Books presents University of Central Missouri professor and author PHONG NGUYEN as he discusses his novel, The Adventures of Joe Harper. The event is free, but proof of a book purchase from Left Bank is required to enter the signing line. 7 p.m. 314-367-6731 or left-bank.com.

Wed., Jan. 18

Starting today and running through Feb. 5 is The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ production of CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne, directed by Steven Woolf. The performances will be held in the Emerson Studio Theatre of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts. Showtimes vary and tickets start at $52. 314-968-4925 or repstl.org.

Fri., Jan. 20

Hwy 61 Roadhouse will host a performance by MATT & MIKE while starting its Mardi Gras celebration early. There will be beer specials and giveaways at the Memphis- and New Orleansthemed dining venue. No cover. 7 to 10 p.m. hwy61roadhouse.com.

Tue., Jan. 17

The St. Louis County Library Foundation and the Novel Neighbor will present middle-grade nonfiction author STEVE SHEINKIN. Sheinkin will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team. The event will take place at the Grant’s View Branch of the library. 314-994-3300 or slcl.org.

Fri., Jan. 20, to Sun., Feb. 5

Tue., Jan. 17

Left Bank Books welcomes EMILY FRIDLUND, author of History of Wolves. Learn why Fridlund’s debut novel has become a staff favorite. A Washington University alumna, she’s being praised as an “urgent new voice in American fiction.” 7 p.m. left-bank.com.

The SOHA Studio and Gallery will host an exhibition by MARY NICHOLS entitled “The World As I Know It.” Recent work that relates to the artist’s concerns about the human condition will be on display. This exhibition is Nichols’ response to events happening around the world. Opening night 6 to 10 p.m. sohostudioandgallery.com.

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DrINK

Your tO

Health Story and recipes by Matt Sorrell | Photos by Sarah Conroy

Stick to your New Year’s resolutions without forgoing happy hour with these five low-calorie cocktails. Mango Bellini This twist on the brunch favorite substitutes mango purée for peach and adds a bit of bitters for bite. (I use a mango concentrate called El Sembrador, available at Jay International on South Grand Boulevard.) Serves | 1 | 2 1 6

oz mango purée dash Jerry Thomas’ Decanter bitters oz chilled brut sparkling wine

| Preparation | Pour mango purée in a flute. Add bitters and top with sparkling wine. Stir gently to incorporate. Serve.


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ow that the holidays have come and gone and 2017 has dawned, many of us are buckling down and working on making our New Year’s resolutions reality. One of the most common promises we make to ourselves at this time of year is to eat and drink better. So this month, I’m presenting a few techniques for whipping up some healthier tipples, as cocktails are usually heavy on calories and light on nutrition. Very generally speaking, “hard” spirits have a calorie count of 60 to 70 calories per ounce. (Of course, this number will vary and can be higher depending on the spirit and the proof.) In contrast, wines tend to be 25 to 30 calories an ounce, so try using a vino as the base in your next cocktail. Keeping things as simple as possible – and always using real ingredients instead of commercial mixes – also will help keep the calorie count down. Many classic cocktails contain just a few ingredients – booze, sugar, citrus, bitters – and, as such, are comparatively low in calories. For example, a Sazerac has just 2 ounces of whiskey (about 120 to 150 calories) and half an ounce of simple syrup (25 calories or so). But of course, the best way to keep the calories at bay is to imbibe in moderation.

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Sherry Cobbler The following drink has been around at least since the golden age of cocktails, the mid-1800s. This version is adapted from a recipe from eminent cocktail historian David Wondrich. Serves | 1 | 4 ½ 5

oz Oloroso sherry tsp granulated sugar orange slices, divided ice crushed ice (to serve)

Bloody Mary Another brunch go-to, bloody marys are naturally lower in calories as long as tipplers forgo crazy bacon garnishes. Also, avoid premade bloody mary mixes that typically jack up sodium content. I personally like to substitute gin for vodka, which is called a Red Snapper. Serves | 1 | 2 4 2 ¼

| Preparation | In a mixing glass, shake sherry, sugar and 3 orange slices with ice. Pour unstrained into a large rocks glass over crushed ice. Top with 2 orange slices, and serve.

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oz vodka dashes Tabasco dashes Worcestershire sauce oz lemon juice pinch salt ice garnishes of choice (celery stalk, olives, pickles) dashes celery bitters (for garnish, optional)

| Preparation | Between 2 large mixing tins, roll all ingredients with ice until chilled. Pour into a Collins glass over ice. Garnish with whatever strikes your fancy; serve.

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Berry Smoothie Cocktail Fresh fruit, coconut milk and sparkling wine equal a refreshing and easy cocktail.

Sazerac This New Orleans classic keeps things supersimple, with warm flavors that lessen winter’s chill.

Serves | 2 |

Serves | 1 |

½ ½ 1 1 4

cup frozen raspberries cup frozen blueberries cup coconut milk oz honey oz chilled sparkling rosé wine

| Preparation | In a blender, combine berries, coconut milk and honey; blend until smooth. Pour into a large rocks glass. Top with sparkling rosé wine. Serve.

¼ 2 ½ 3 to 4

oz absinthe (for rinsing glass) oz bourbon or rye whiskey oz dark simple syrup dashes Peychaud’s bitters ice lemon twist

| Preparation | Rinse a rocks glass with absinthe, then discard. In a mixing glass, add remaining ingredients except lemon twist; then add ice and stir. Strain into absintherinsed rocks glass. Express lemon twist over drink, and then discard peel. Serve.


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By Amanda Dahl

‌THE ART OF ENTERTAINING

8796 Big Bend Blvd., 314-963-9899, theaofe.com Warm up this month with favorite homemade soups, available frozen or fresh for pickup, including white bean chicken chili, artichoke bisque, chicken noodle, beef stew, broccoli cheese and veggie.

GUIDO’S “ON THE HILL”

5046 Shaw Ave., 314-771-4900, g uidosstl.com Discover the best Mediterranean cuisine, with made-to-order dishes from Guido’s, such as homemade lasagna, tapas calientes or rich caramelized flan. The pizzeria delivers a “taste of Spain in the middle of Italy.”

BARRISTER’S

7923 Forsyth Blvd., 314-726-5007, b arristersinclayton.com With the largest selection of craft beer in Clayton and 30-plus bloody mary options for brunch, you won’t want to miss out. Barrister’s – not your typical pub fare, not your typical sports bar!

EVANGELINE’S BISTRO AND MUSIC HOUSE 512 N. Euclid Ave., 314-367-3644, e vangelinesstl.com

Discover the taste of New Orleans in the Central West End at Evangeline’s. From traditional red beans and rice to gumbo and jambalaya, you’ll find every temptation to enjoy. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

HAVELI INDIAN RESTAURANT

9720 Page Ave., 314-423-7300, havelistl.com Indulge in authentic Indian cuisine, with temptations made of curries from fresh, natural ingredients. With lunch and dinner buffets

FRAZER’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

available daily, come see the hospitality traditions

1811 Pestalozzi St., 314-773-8646, frazersgoodeats.com

of India for yourself.

Inspired by tastes found around the globe, Frazer’s offers authentic cuisine in its sleek lounge and comfortable dining room, with brunch available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday.

GIOVANNI’S KITCHEN

HERBIE’S

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dinner, plus weekend brunches. Now open, come in to the place where you’re already a regular!

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IL BEL LAGO

11631 Olive Blvd., 314-994-1080, b ellagostl.com Il Bel Lago consistently delivers excellent cuisine in a casual elegant atmosphere. From personal dinners to private dining rooms, this dining experience will instantly make you a fan.

TRUFFLES & BUTCHERY

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REVEL KITCHEN

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Butchery, Truffles’ meat market, in addition to a full butcher service, offers fantastic takeout, fresh seafood and sandwiches, daily gluten-free breads, prepared meals, select wines and local brews,

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upcomingevents

By Amanda Dahl

‌EXPRESSIONS’ ANNIVERSARY SALE EXPRESSIONS FURNITURE

7817 Clayton Road, 314-567-6200, e xpressionsfurniturestl.com It’s a new year, and Expressions Furniture is celebrating 29 years as St. Louis’ most original furniture store! Take advantage of Expressions’ Anniversary Sale with 25 to 35 percent off custom upholstery.

“FALLING IN LOVE … IN FIVE COURSES” GALA ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, 314-539-5472, s tlcc.edu/falling-in-love

KINDERMUSIK DEMO DAY COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL AT WEBSTER UNIVERSITY 535 Garden Ave., 314-968-5939,  ebster.edu/kindermusik w This year, inspire your baby’s or child’s love of music! Sing, dance, play – all alongside your little one at a free Kindermusik class through the Community

This extraordinary dinner, hosted by celebrity chef Hugh Acheson, occurs on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. All proceeds benefit St. Louis Community College.

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A LADUE NEWS SPECIAL PROMOTION

Music School at Webster University.


In accordance with the federal Fair Housing Act, we do not accept for publication any real estate listing that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, family status, or national origin. If you believe a published listing states such a preference, limitation, or discrimination, please notify this publication at fairhousing@lee.net.

ACCOUNTING/TAXES QQQQQQQQQQ Personal Income Taxes Business Accounting and Taxes Free Pick-up/Delivery. 30 Years Experience. J-C Accounting 314-305-1993

CLEANING SERVICES Dazey Housecleaning Established in 1997 Call Linda 314-898-3524

ELECTRICAL Licensed Bonded Insured

Commercial Residential Industrial

314-773-4955 or 314-966-3388 www.fielderelectricalservices.com Fielder is highly skilled in knob & tube wiring and aluminum wiring upgrades. We are specialists in older and existing structures.

is a reliable cleaning team, very detailed oriented to ensure your home is CRYSTAL CLEAN. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 314-266-8215

Affordable Cleaning for Any Budget Weekly, Bi-weekly, Monthly

Move-in and Move Out Satisfaction Guaranteed

Family Owned & Operated

Call 314-426-3838

$10 OFF New Customer OLIVIA'S CLEANERS Openings Available -Residential & Construction. Last Minute, One Time, Move In/Out, & Rentals. Weekly, Bi-weekly, Monthly. Katherine 314-556-9506 ïïïInsured & Bondedïïï DETAIL CLEANING, HOARDERS & ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICES NO TASK IS TOO DAUNTING!

CONTACT US TODAY FOR AN APPOINTMENT

CHAMBERMAIDS, LLC 314-724-1522 Excellent Cleaning at Affordable Rates Satisfaction Guaranteed Q Now Hiring Call To Inquire Q

SENIORS HOME CARE 3 hr. to 24/7 in-home assistance. Experience the difference the moment we answer the phone. CALL ANYTIME 314.962.2666

HELP WANTED Home Cleaning Professional 10+ Years Experience Insured & Bonded Call Neide 314-974-2281

If it can be wired, we can wire it.

ppppppppppppppp DETAILED CLEANING BY POLISH WOMAN Plus: laundry, ironing and organizing closets. Weekly or Bi-weekly. Call 314-757-1881

EDUCATION ACADEMIC TUTORING Specializing in ld/adhd and independent college guidance. Certified educator with 25+ years experience. Call 314-814-0855, or email nancy.tutor1@gmail.com

Commercial Tenant finishes, churches, sporting complexes, restaurants, senior care facility, and parking lot lighting, etc.

Industrial Fielder has the skills, knowledge and equipment to handle industrial work including new industrial construction, warehouse lighting, large machinery, and data wiring.

Need An Electrician?

$20.00 off GUTTERS New Installation, Cleaning & Repair Drainage Solutions, Screen Installation & Window Cleaning Professional, Reliable & Insured Q No Mess Left Behind Q FREE Estimates

Contact Tony 314-413-2888 thegutterguy-stl@hotmail.com

ESTATE SALES

Any electrical job of $75.00 or more

HANDYMAN SERVICES JON'S AFFORDABLE HOME REPAIR Electrical, Carpentry, Floors, Windows, Plumbing, Painting, Tile and Lots More! Quality Guaranteed! Reasonable, Insured, Ref's NO JOB TOO SMALL! 314-205-1555 www.jonshomerepair.com

Over 40 years old! Tired? Overweight? Unhappy? ***IN YOUR HOME*** Nutrition-Body-Fitness Plans-Evaluations-Programs Nubofit.com 314-809-3411

The VAULT Luxury Resale Nationally Recognized Resale For Over 30 Years Now Seeking Jewelry, Handbags & Clothing

FIREWOOD GUTTERS Isn't It Good Delivered Wood? Seasoned hickory and oak, 4 x 8, $120. Quantity discounts. Oak mulch available, #38 cu.yd. spread. Free Estimates. 573-517-1775

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THE LIST GOES ON!

FREE ESTIMATES

(314) 359-0476

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HARDWOODZ Specializing in Installation, Sanding and Refinishing of Hardwood Floors. Call for FREE Estimate Dave 314-267-1348

AccuCare needs Caregivers! AccuCare, RN-owned and managed home health care provider, has immediate openings for caregivers. Contact Jane Olsen at jolsen@accucare.com or 314-472-3393

HEALTH FITNESS

HEALTHCARE SERVICES

FLOORING/TILE SCRUBBY DUTCH CLEANING Family Owned and Operated Since 1983 Bonded • Insured • Supervised $10 OFF 1st Time Customers Free Estimates by Phone 314-849-4666 or 636-926-0555 www.scrubbydutch.com

Quality Care for Less! Semi-retired RN willing to work as caregiver. Experience w/ Cancer, Stroke, Dementia, Hospice & Parkinson. Companionship, Shopping, Doctors visits. Janice 314-651-1345 SINCE 1987

Residential

Crystal Clean

CLEANING SERVICES

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HEALTHCARE SERVICES

ELECTRICAL

24/7 Companion Care for Seniors. Personal Care, Meal Prep, Light Housekeeping, and Peace of Mind.

HANDYMAN SERVICES

314-569-9890

MIKE'S QUALITY HOME SERVICE & REPAIR Flooring • Carpentry • Plumbing Electrical • Kitchens & Baths Garage Doors Installed & Repaired 20yrs Experience • Ref's

HOME CARE Experience w/Stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's & Hospice Patients.

12hr Shifts•Days/Nights•Live-in

Mike 314-265-4568

Car, Insurance, Personal Care, Exceptional Worker, Trustworthy, Doctor Ref's, 30yrs Avail. NOW!

Fully Insured Work Guaranteed

Call Mary or Sharon 314-276-8891 Leave Message

PRECISION REMODELING Room Additions, Decks, Bathrooms, Kitchens and so much more. Interior & Exterior. Free Estimates! Fully Insured. Call Bob (314) 799-4633 or Jim (314) 799-4630 REPAIR IT BEFORE YOU REPLACE IT Carpet Repaired, Restretched, Installed, New Carpet Sales, Large Selection in 2 Showrooms. Over 30 Years Experience. For a Quote Call Nick 314-845-8049 REMODEL & REPAIR Rotted Wood, Painting, Tile, Drywall, Floors, Electrical, Carpentry, Plumbing. Insured. Free Est. 40yrs Exp. Don Phillips 314-973-8511

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LAWN & GARDEN

Landscape Design, Installation & Maintenance NOW ADDING NEW CUSTOMERS FOR 2017 Complete Estate Management Maintenance: ï Mowing ï Mulching ï Plantings ï Bed Work ï Drainage Solutions ï Seed and Sod ï Annual Turf Care Packages Outdoor Living: ï Patios ï Fire Features ï Retaining Walls ï Water Features ï Native Landscapes ï Drainage Call Today for Estimate

314-827-5664 www.TRCoutdoor.com

LAWN & GARDEN

PET SERVICES

TREES

The Purr'fect Pet Sitter Insured & Bonded Daily Visits, Day Care & Pet Taxi Service *NAPPS* member Call Rachel 636-675-4114 or Grass Cutting • Fertilize Grass Complete Maintenance Snow Removal Brick and Stone Work Irrigation Call George 314-567-6066

Complete Tree Service for Residential & Commercial

Yucko's

Tree Pruning & Removal, Plant Healthcare Program, Deadwooding, Stump Grinding, Deep Root Fertilization, Cabling & Storm Cleanup

314-770-1500 OUTDOOR CREATIVE DESIGN & LANDSCAPE, LLC For all of your landscape and hardscape needs. "Where dreams become design and design becomes reality" 314-325-5111 OutdoorCreativeDesign.com FALL CLEAN UP Mulching and Shrub Trimming Lowest Prices In Town Mizzou Crew Landscaping Call or Text Jeff 314-520-5222 FASTandFREE.us/Trim.html

ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICES

Cary Semsar ISA Board Certified Master ArboristOH-5130B

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT

Free Estimate, Fully Insured

Call 314-426-2911 meyertreecare.com

Ladue #3 Bennington 3 Bdrm, 2 Bath, Full Bsmt and 2 Car Garage. AS IS - $2200/mo

Complete Lawn Maintenance for Residential & Commercial Leaf Cleanup and Vacuuming, Fertilizing, Planting, Sodding, Seeding, Mowing, Mulching, Edging, Spraying, Weeding, Pruning, Trimming, Bed Maintenance, Dethatching, Brush Removal, Retaining Walls, Paver Patios and Drainage Work. Licensed Landscape Architect/Designer For a Free Estimate Call 314-426-8833 www.mplandscapingstl.com

Time for Some

Hard Work Yard Work HOLIDAY LIGHTING FALL CLEANUP Brush Clearing • Bed Preparation Tilling • Mulching Planting • Tree/Shrub Fertilization, Trimming And Removal Lawn Fertilization, Sodding Gutter Cleaning • Power Washing Stone Walls, Patios, And Borders Drainage Solutions The Hard Work Yard Work Co. LLC For Free Estimates call Keith at 314-422-0241 or e-mail at

hwyardwork@aol.com Since 2001

PAINTING ASTON - PARKER PAINTING Interior/Exterior Painting Wallpaper Removal Insured, 35 Years Experience Free Estimates Call 314-766-2952 or 314-766-2962 alstonparker@hotmail.com

KATHY ARNOLD Painting and Remodeling 40yrs of a Women's Touch Int./Ext Painting & Carpentry Free Estimates & Color Consult. Look us up on Facebook. Call Kathy 314-324-6255 Kathy@Kathy-Arnold.com

INTERIOR PAINTING & REMODELING, Finish carpentry, drywall, tile and floor work. 25 yrs experience. Call Kent for free estimates 314-3982898 kenthallowell@yahoo.com

JC PAINTS Interior & Exterior Painting Reliable, Clean, Reasonable & Insured. Call John for a Free Estimate Today! 314-703-2794 jcpaints@sbcglobal.net

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$50 off $500+ 314-486-3303 masseytuckpointing.com

Mirelli Tuckpointing LLC Solid Tuckpointing and Spotpointing w/Color Match. Chimney, Stone, Caulking, Brick Repair & Waterproofing. Q Q Free Estimates Q Q 314-645-1387

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TUCKPOINTING Tree Service Professionals Trimming, Deadwooding, Reduction, Removals, Stump Grinding, Year Round Servicebaum & Fully Insured Call Michael Baumann for a Free Estimate & Property Inspection

Chimney Repair, Glass Blocks, Brick Block, Stone & Stucco. Waterproofing. Insured. 40 Yrs Experience. Free Estimates. 314-910-3132 636-797-2947

636.375.2812 You'll be glad you called!

314.599.1963 TOO MUCH CLUTTER? Need Help Organizing/Downsizing? Let me assist you with sorting, organizing & planning estate sales. Pricing by project or hour. Call Donna Collins 636.256.1923

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ACCOUNTING/TAXES SENIOR SERVICES HVAC Polo's Lawn & Landscape, Inc. Retaining Walls, Paver Patios, Leaf and Snow Removal, Backyard Cleanup, Trees & Sod. Staining Decks by brush. Free Estimates. 314-280-2779

MASSEY TUCKPOINTING & MASONRY

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SERVICES $ CASH 4 OLD STUFF $ ——Light Hauling—— We Cleanup, Haul Away and/or purchase: Garage, Estate and Moving Sales! Also, Warehouse, Business & Storage Locker Leftovers! FAY FURNITURE 618-271-8200 AM

SIMPLE MOVES We Specialize In Small Moves. We charge by the hour or the piece, house to house or room to room. Bonded & Insured. Packing Available.

314-963-3416 simplemovesstl.com

MCGREEVY PIANO "Get in Tune for the Holidays" Bill McGreevy, Piano Technician Guild Associate Member 314-335-9177 wrmcgreevy@gmail.com

I BRIAN'S HAULING J "U Name It & We Haul It" 7 Days a Week - Same Day Appliances, Brush, Clean Outs, Demo, Basement & Garage, Etc. Call Brian @ 314-740-1659

GILLS TREE SERVICE • Stone Retaining Walls • Stump Grinding • Fully Insured

(636) 274-1378 Get'er Done Tree Service A+ with BBB and Angie's List Tree Trimming, Removal, Deadwooding and Stump Grinding. Certified Arborist. Fully Insured, Free Estimates. Serving the area since 2004. 314-971-6993

WANTED VINTAGE COLLECTIBLES Movie & Music Memorabilia ï Old Advertising ï Vintage Clothing Sports Memorabilia ï Old Toys St.L History ï Bulk Collections 314-518-5769 benfine9@gmail.com

SERIOUS COLLECTOR & HISTORIAN Will Pay Top $ for WWII Military Relic's. Swords, Daggers, Metals, Badges, Hats, Helmets, Flags & Guns. 314-249-5369


Ground has been broken. Building has begun. 30% Pre-Sold

Don’t miss your opportunity to make this urban oasis home.

Contact Robin Halterman at 314.922.3339 to make your appointment today.

LIVE WELL. LIVELACLEDE.COM

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