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7808 ROBIN MEADOW CT, AFFTON ‐ $314,000

2503 MELVIN AVE, BRENTWOOD ‐ $225,000

6635 FYLER AVENUE, ST LOUIS ‐ $189,900

5735 SUNCREST WAY CIRCLE, SOUTH COUNTY ‐ $178,000

12579 MERRICK DRIVE, UNINC ST LOUIS COUNTY‐ $174,900

8310 ROSALIE AVENUE, BRENTWOOD ‐ $168,800

3504 CAMBRIDGE AVENUE, MAPLEWOOD ‐ $148,000

8225 MACKENZIE, UNINC ST LOUIS COUNTY ‐ $144,000

33 CHAPEL HILL ESTATES, TOWN & COUNTRY ‐ $1,965,000

WONDERFUL 7YR OLD HOME. 5BR/4+BA. 7057 SQ FT ON MN FLR AND 3000+ SQ FT IN LOWER LEVEL. GOURMET KIT W/TOP‐LINE APPLCS & GRANITE. 4 FP, 4 CAR GARAGE. 1.3 ACRE. THEATRE/EXERCISE/KITCH/REC RM/BA ALL IN LOWER LEVEL.

2 GRAND MERIDIEN COURT, WILDWOOD ‐ $1,999,995

19141 DEEP WOODS DRIVE, WILDWOOD ‐ $487,900

1652 RIDGE BEND DRIVE, WILDWOOD ‐ $389,900

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2 Grand Meridien Ct Wildwood $1,999,995 33 Chapel Hill Est Town & Country= $1,965,000 19141 Deep Woods Dr Wildwood $487,900 1652 Ridge Bend Dr Wildwood $389,900 114 S Elm Webster Groves $364,700 7808 Robin Meadow Ct Affton $314,000 2503 Melvin Ave Brentwood $225,000 3504 Cambridge Ave Maplewood $148,000 8225 Mackenzie Unincorporated $144,000

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35 Huntleigh Woods Huntleigh 6 Countryside Lane Frontenac 1622 Forest Aire Frontenac 1304 Litzsinger Woods Ladue 8 Geyer Wood Frontenac 900 Greenwich Green Ln Town & Country 1 Dunleith Drive Ladue 3717 Utah St. Louis City = 15 Benton Place Lafayette Square 22 Clayton Downs Frontenac 11303 Clayton Road Frontenac

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$2,375,000 $2,100,000 $1,795,000 $1,199,000 $899,900 $735,000 $679,000 $485,000 $424,900 $420,000 $349,000

2468 Helen Avenue Brentwood 843 University Place University City 2016 Saint Clair Ave Brentwood = 3454 Pestalozzi St Louis 7534 Delmar Boulevard University City = 114 Ladera Washington 712 Windy Ridge Washington 5111 McCausland Ave St Louis Hills 6635 Fyler St Louis 5705 Mardel St Louis City 1133 Bellerive St Louis City 5735 Suncrest Way Circle South County 7228 Dartmouth University City 12579 Merrick Drive Uninc St Louis Co 8310 Rosalie Brentwood 5457 Robert Ave Saint Louis = 1819 Russell Boulevard St Louis 5236 Pernod Ave St Louis City 829 Bayhill Blvd Union 1024 Arrowhead Union 3234 Walter Avenue Maplewood 6542 Nashville St Louis City 8611 Forest Avenue Charlack 7433 Brightwood Dr St Louis County 9991 Highway YY New Haven

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$339,000 $319,900 $318,000 $279,900 $265,000 $217,000 $199,900 $189,900 $189,900 $185,000 $179,000 $170,000 $170,000 $169,900 $167,500 $164,900 $145,000 $143,000 $135,000 $135,000 $123,400 $119,900 $119,900 $109,900 $79,000 $1,019,000

4545 Lindell Blvd #34 St Louis City $769,000 8025 Maryland Avenue Clayton $689,000 2221 Croydon Walk Ladue Schools $559,000 8025 Maryland Ave #6H Clayton $525,000 1030 E Linden Richmond Hts $325,000 7520 Buckingham Drive #3E Clayton = $310,000 6246 Northwood Ave #2E St Louis City $289,900 4121 Westminster Place St Louis $233,900 750 S Hanley Rd #370 Clayton $210,000 3815 McCausland Ave #17 St Louis n $199,900 8140 Whitburn Dr, #202 Clayton $189,900 230 N Boyle Unit #3N Central West End $174,500 7521 Buckingham Unit 2E Clayton $154,900 7521 Buckingham 3E Clayton $149,900 5381 Pershing Ave #102 St Louis $149,900 2310 Rutger Unit #E Lafayette Square $135,000 9011 N Swan Circle Brentwood $129,900 514 Coeur De Royale (#105) Creve Coeur t $127,500 2274 Rule Ave Creve Coeur $89,900 5696 Kingsbury #103 St Louis City $89,900

C OUNTRY P ROPERTIES 9231 Highway 100 718 Champeix Lane 90 Fern Creek Lane 1990 Park Drive Pleasant Hill School Rd

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More New Listings 4322 Maryland Avenue (CWE). This two-bedroom condo is nestled on a quiet culde-sac in a popular community with pool. Historic and architectural exterior and European chic interior with designer finishes and high-end products provide the best of both worlds. Hearth room with fireplace, chef’s kitchen, great closets. Near eclectic restaurants, boutiques, parks, and theaters. $169,900. 15 Midpark (Ladue). Here’s a fantastic opportunity to build your dream home in a picture-perfect neighborhood close to upscale shops, fine dining and schools. Act quickly! This lot won’t be on the market for long! $229,000.

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2612 Del Norte Avenue (Richmond Heights). This custom home on a premium lot is less than 10 years new and stands out among older homes in an established area. The floor plan is unrivaled in its bedroom and living space options with both a first and second floor master, enormous family room, and designer kitchen/hearth room with fireplace and butler’s pantry. Towering and scalloped ceilings, beautiful hardwoods, and professionally landscaped yard and deck complete the package. $399,900.

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429 Iron Lantern (Ballwin). Fresh, crisp three-bedroom ranch offers the best in one floor living with an open kitchen/family room with easy-care birch flooring, separate dining room, and step-down living room with fireplace. Neutral décor, custom window treatments, updated baths, great closet space in all bedrooms, and a bonus room with enclosed laundry area and floor-to-ceiling closet storage make it difficult to resist! $215,000.

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14487 Marmont Drive (Chesterfield). A gorgeous 1.3-acre lot holds this spacious Colonial with over 2,600 square feet that includes a first-floor master suite and four more bedrooms, updated kitchen, and finished lower level. Great neighborhood in Parkway Central. $299,900. OPEN SUNDAY 1 - 3.

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1. 2718 Covington Place � Town & Country

$319,000

NEW LISTING! The master suite in this home, designed and renovated throughout by an architect, is simply beautiful. Gorgeous hardwood floors weave their way throughout, and granite and stainless steel add flair to the chef’s kitchen.

3. 129 E. Clinton, 2B � Kirkwood

$559,000

NEW LISTING! If you are considering a condo, The Terraces of Kirkwood Condos are as good as it gets! Only four condos per floor and 12 per building! This unit is the largest of the plans and includes spacious rooms, two bedrooms, and quality finishes. Secure, underground, heated parking. OPEN SUNDAY 1 - 3.

4. 709 Havenwood Circle � Warson Woods

$749,900

NEW LISTING! Talk about spacious! This four-bedroom listing offers a generous floor plan that allows plenty of room in which to grow. Fresh décor with nine-foot ceilings and many updates. Vaulted master suite, professionally finished lower level with bath, and nicely landscaped level lot add to the fantastic value. OPEN SUNDAY 1 - 3.

5. 8120 Stratford Drive � Clayton

$569,900

NEW LISTING! Perched on one of Clayton Garden’s finest lots with enormous patio, professional landscaping, and fenced yard, this home offers large, welcoming rooms that replicate something out of Southern Living Magazine with high-end kitchen, updated baths. and remarkable period moldings and ironwork. Immaculate and move-in ready!

6. 150 Carondelet Plaza, #704 � Clayton

$799,000

A life of luxury awaits in this arresting, two-bedroom condo in The Plaza. Dramatic, open living/dining room offers multiple possibilities for configuration…and the large master bedroom with luxurious bathroom has lovely views of the pool and gardens below. Two terraces!

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$5,300,000

1800 South Hanley Road, 6C (Clayton). $1,295,000

$1,549,000

155 Carondelet Plaza, #307 (Clayton).

$1,090,000

3 Lakeside Green (Ladue).

$1,445,000

150 Carondelet Plaza, #901 (Clayton).

$899,000

52 Westmoreland Place (St. Louis).

$1,275,000

330 Carlyle Lake Drive (Creve Coeur).

$750,000

3 Countryside Lane (Frontenac).

$950,000

204 Gay Avenue (Clayton).

$725,000

621 East Monroe Avenue (Kirkwood).

$925,000

14744 Whitebrook Dr. (Chesterfield).

$379,900

$899,000

615 Clara, #11 (St. Louis).

$155,000

$799,900

10348 Tiffany Village Circle Dr. (Mehlville). $137,000

4 Litzsinger Lane (Ladue).

NEW LISTING! Included in an executive enclave of custom homes, this beautiful residence presents lush spaces laden with fine finishes that denote elegance. Newer kitchen/hearth room directly accesses a pool and cabana surrounded by beautiful flowers that flourish nearly year-round. OPEN SUNDAY 2 - 4.

2. 7234 Lindell Boulevard � University City

1751 N. Woodlawn Avenue (Ladue). 7 Ladue Manor (Ladue).

900 Town & Country Est. ((T & C).

$1,695,000

Condos & Villas

14051 Montrachet Lane (Town & Country). $799,900

1713 South 8th Street, B (St. Louis).

$134,000

7106 Westmoreland (University City).

450 W. Adams,. #19 (Kirkwood).

$133,000

$749,900

9125 Pine Avenue (Brentwood).

$699,000

1509 Hedgeford Drive, #5 (Chesterfield).

$129,000

4648 Maryland Avenue (St. Louis).

$669,000

1715 Canary Cove (Brentwood).

$127,500 $119,500

10 Wickersham Lane (Ladue).

7 Glenhaven (Glendale). 316 McCullough Avenue (Kirkwood).

$655,000

1521 Hedgeford Dr., #2 (Chesterfield).

$625,000

1112 Arbor Creek, 3C (Kirkwood).

$99,900

$624,999

123 W. Woodbine, #I (Kirkwood).

$88,900

$559,900

1420 Highland Valley Circle (Wildwood).

$549,500

6322 Pershing Avenue (University City).

$425,000

45 Trent Drive (Ladue).

$369,000

13 Chipper Road (Frontenac).

4522 Maryland Avenue (St. Louis).

7667 Carswold Drive (Clayton).

645 Lockwood Court (Webster Groves).

$1,095,000 $549,900

$365,000

74 Berkshire (Richmond Heights).

$349,900

68 Berry Oaks (Glendale).

$329,900

1691 Prestonpark (St. Louis County).

$229,900

410 Oaktree Crossing Court (Ballwin).

$229,900

629 North Bompart (Webster Groves).

$229,900

5458 Lindenwood Avenue (St. Louis).

$189,000

6218 Hancock Avenue (St. Louis).

$184,900

963 Box Elder (Kirkwood).

$175,000

5081 Rhodes Avenue (St. Louis).

$167,000

6424 Pernod Avenue (St. Louis).

$163,333

10814 Lawnbrook (St. Louis County).

$131,900

1153 Glenside (University City).

Lots and Acreage

$89,900

The spaces in 621 E. Monroe in Kirkwood include lovely architectural details from a by-gone era with expansive entryway, tall ceilings, pocket doors, and the original butler’s pantry. Listed at $925,000.


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ANY SUPPORTERS OF ST. Louis music and theater were on hand at The Ritz-Carlton for Applause!- the 2012 STAGES St. Louis Gala. The 11th annual gala celebrated the record-setting 26th season at STAGES, which broke box-office records and garnered critical acclaim. Proceeds support the organization’s education and artistic programs. The event co-chairs were Lisa Nichols and Lynne Turley. Also in attendance was executive producer Jack Lane.

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8 Long Meadows Lane, Town & Country Offered at $2,220,000. Open 1/20, 1-4 PM.

709 Middle Polo Drive, Clayton New Price. $1,265,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

12 Aberdeen Place, Saint Louis Offered at $829,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

3 Berkley Lane, Ladue Offered at $649,900. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

1101 Templeton Place, Town & Country New Listing. $889,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

527 North and South, University City New Listing. $645,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM

15 Woodcliffe Road, Ladue Offered at $675,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

2580 Viola Gill Lane, Wildwood Offered at $354,900.

156 Bellington Lane, Creve Coeur Offered at $549,000.

9120 Fox Estates Drive, Sunset Hills Offered at $449,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

2168 Dartmouth Gate Court, Wildwood Offered at $379,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

2 South McKnight Road, Ladue Offered at $575,000.

25 Glen Abbey, Frontenac Offered at $479,000. Open 1/20, 1-3 PM.

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15583 Rose Gate Lane, Chesterfield Offered at $324,900.

57 Waverton Drive, Ladue Offered at $319,000.

7564 Wydown Boulevard, #2A, Clayton Offered at $309,000.

709 MIDDLE POLO DRIVE, Clayton. $1,265,000.

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12 ABERDEEN PLACE, St. Louis. $829,000.

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15 WOODCLIFFE ROAD, Ladue. $675,000.

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3 BERKLEY LANE, Ladue. $649,900.

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25 GLEN ABBEY DRIVE, Frontenac. $479,000.

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9120 FOX ESTATES DRIVE, Sunset Hills. $449,000. 1-3 PM 2168 DARTMOUTH GATE CT., Wildwood. $379,000. 1-3 PM

7564 Wydown Boulevard, #1A, Clayton Offered at $289,000.

NEW LISTINGS

711 East Swon Avenue, Webster Groves Offered at $232,500.

14316 Conway Meadows, #205, Chesterfield New Listing. Offered at $215,000.

10 WASHINGTON TERRACE, CWE.

$1,275,000

548 FORBY ESTATES DRIVE, Eureka.

$349,000

709 MIDDLE POLO DRIVE, Clayton.

$1,265,000

109 STERLING CROSSING, Dardenne Prairie.

$329,900

162 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE. Clayton. Prime Old Town

6 PORTLAND PLACE, CWE.

$1,249,000

15583 ROSE GATE LANE, Chesterfield.

$324,900

location. Sophisticated and a floor plan adapted to today’s lifestyle.

12 DROMARA ROAD, Ladue.

$1,090,000

57 WAVERTON DRIVE, Ladue.

$319,000

Three magnificent levels. Garden. Elevator.

124 WORTHINGTON OAKS, Creve Coeur.

$1,049,000

711 EAST SWON AVENUE, Webster Groves.

$232,500

3510 ILLINOIS AVENUE, St. Louis.

$189,000

2803 MISSOURI AVENUE, St. Louis.

$167,000

$2,460,000

1101 TEMPLETON PLACE, Town & Country. Over 4,000

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suite and gourmet kitchen.$889,000.

6127 LINDELL BOULEVARD, CWE.

$999,999

28 BRIARCLIFF, Ladue.

$989,000

2652 BRUNO AVENUE, Overland.

$129,000

1382 MOBILE COURT, St. Louis.

$108,000

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527 NORTH AND SOUTH, University City. Modern yet classic, this

10588 FRONTENAC WOODS LANE, Frontenac.

$929,900

beautifully renovated 3+BR/3.5BA townhome with 3,400+ sqft. is

17 FAIR OAKS, Ladue.

$899,000

12 ABERDEEN PLACE, St. Louis.

$829,000

THE CRESCENT, #301, Clayton.

$899,900

3 WICKERSHAM, Ladue.

$799,900

THE CRESCENT, #505, Clayton.

$799,000

14316 CONWAY MEADOWS CT., #205, Chesterfield. Wonderful

1000 WEIDMAN ROAD, Town & Country.

$795,000

622 FOREST COURT, #1D, Clayton.

$639,000

2nd floor garden unit with an open floor plan. 2+BR/2BA,

9 BLACK CREEK LANE, Ladue.

$765,000

13346 FAIRFIELD CIRCLE, Chesterfield.

$399,000

updated kitchen and spacious master suite.

15 BERKSHIRE DRIVE, Richmond Heights.

$749,000

7564 WYDOWN BLVD., UNIT 2A, Clayton.

$309,000

within walking distance to Clayton. $645,000.

Open 1/20, 1-3 PM

$215,000

13597 ROYAL GLEN DRIVE, Town & Country.

$695,000

7564 WYDOWN BLVD., UNIT 1A, Clayton.

$289,000

14443 BANTRY LANE, #28, Chesterfield. 2BR/BA. Secured

15 WOODCLIFFE ROAD, Ladue.

$675,000

7515 BUCKINGHAM DRIVE, #3N, Clayton.

$200,000

building with assigned parking, deck and pool. Gas fireplace

3 BERKLEY LANE, Ladue.

$649,900

710 SOUTH HANLEY ROAD, #12A, Clayton.

$199,000

with recent renovations.

17655 VINTAGE OAK DRIVE, Wildwood.

$639,900

16569 CARRIAGE VIEW COURT, Wildwood.

$169,900

136 LADUE OAKS DRIVE, Creve Coeur.

$589,000

5527 WATERMAN BOULEVARD, 1E, CWE.

$159,900

2 SOUTH MCKNIGHT ROAD, Ladue.

$575,000

710 SOUTH HANLEY ROAD, #7B, Clayton.

$150,000

$99,900

LuxuryCollection

1119 NORTH DRIVE, Warson Woods.

$559,000

1506 SWALLOW DRIVE, Brentwood.

$130,000

1042 WINGS ROAD, Saint Albans.

$4,250,000

6 CLAYTON TERRACE, Frontenac.

$550,000

816 SOUTH HANLEY ROAD, #1C, Clayton.

$129,500

15 LADUE LANE, Ladue.

$2,500,000

156 BELLINGTON LANE, Creve Coeur.

$549,000

9154 EAGER ROAD, Brentwood.

$119,900

8 LONG MEADOWS LANE, Town & Country.

$2,220,000

8128 KINGSBURY BLVD., Clayton.

$498,000

XXXXX ORVILLE ROAD, Wildwood.

$1,850,000

25 GLEN ABBEY DRIVE, Frontenac.

$479,000

1000-1004 WEIDMAN ROAD, Town & Country.

$1,795,000

2158 EAST DRIVE, Crystal Lake Park.

$474,000

1 LITTLE LANE, Ladue.

$1,700,000

161 MEADOWS OF WILDWOOD, Wildwood.

$465,900

100 WINDRUSH FARM, Cook Station.

$4,889,000

$454,900

17715 RESORT ROAD, Crocker.

$1,990,000

$450,000

512 PHEASANT RUN CIRCLE, Saint Albans.

$750,000 $695,000

15 DROMARA ROAD, Ladue.

$1,695,000

33 PORTLAND PLACE, CWE.

$1,675,000

517 MASON AVENUE, Webster Groves. 10 GLEN ABBEY DRIVE, Frontenac.

7515 Buckingham Drive, #3N, Clayton Offered at $200,000.

710 South Hanley Road, #7B, Clayton Offered at $150,000.

9154 Eager Road, Brentwood Offered at $119,900.

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22 WESTMORELAND PLACE, CWE.

$1,650,000

9120 FOX ESTATES DRIVE, Sunset Hills.

$449,000

11411 CONWAY ROAD, Westwood.

25 DROMARA ROAD, Ladue.

$1,595,000

882 CABERNET LANE, St. Albans.

$437,800

1 LITTLE LANE, Ladue.

$595,000

16 PORTLAND PLACE, CWE.

$1,595,000

140 GREYCLIFF MANOR DR., StL County.

$414,900

1133 WINGS ROAD, St. Albans.

$395,000

7352 WESTMORELAND, University City.

$1,495,000

2168 DARTMOUTH GATE COURT, Wildwood.

$379,000

1138 WINGS ROAD, St. Albans.

$395,000

50 PORTLAND DRIVE, Frontenac.

$1,425,000

1435 BALD EAGLE ROAD, Wildwood.

$370,000

MOLL ROAD, Augusta.

$149,000

729 HIGHWAY H, Troy.

$1,395,000

2453 INDIAN TREE RUN, Wildwood.

$364,900

958 TIRRILL FARMS ROAD, Ladue.

$1,395,000

2580 VIOLA GILL LANE, Wildwood.

$354,900

14443 Bantry Lane, #28, Chesterfield New Listing. Offered at $99,900.

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EAGAN’S AT THE HIGHLANDS Golf Course in Forest Park was enlivened with stories as friends and family recently honored Tom Nolan, who is retiring after eight years of service to ACCESS Academies. Dubbed a ‘lively’ Irish wake, it celebrated Nolan’s dedication to the education of disadvantaged children. Nolan, who has served as executive director since the Academies’ founding, will continue to volunteer at ACCESS. Co-chairing the celebration were Betsy Liberatore and Joan Vatterott.

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Tom, Rose, Tom and Maureen Nolan

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ITH FOOD STATIONS FROM MORE than 30 area restaurants, as well as tastings of wine, craft beers and spirits, this year’s annual Fall Food Frenzy made for one delicious event. Held at Monarch in Maplewood, the restaurants involved are members of the St. Louis Originals, which promotes dining in local independent area restaurants. Proceeds from the event benefited the ALS Association and its fight to cure Lou Gehrig’s Disease. More photos on page 64

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You’ve given plenty of thought to the baby’s room. Now we’d like you to think about yours.

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Moms have chosen Mercy for years. And here’s the latest reason – our new Labor and Birth Suites opening late January 2013.

Rich, Anthony and Terri LoRusso

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HE EVENING WAS FILLED WITH fun and excitement as guests mingled among spirit stations, delicious food, desserts and vignettes of interactive entertainment. Great Circle’s mission for reshaping vulnerable lives was evident throughout, with the event tying the evening’s activities to the programs and services provided to kids every day. And back by popular demand was the Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings. The main performance featured Ken Page, who has worked in almost all areas of the entertainment industry. Co-chairs for the evening were John and Cindy Munich, and Barb and Mike Hurst.

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Marie McGeehan, Gerry and Lynn Hurst

More photos on page 64 Cindy and John Munich

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PARTIES WITH PURPOSE

Union Avenue Opera

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O CELEBRATE AFTER ITS BENEFIT CONCERT, UNION Avenue Opera held a reception at the Tavern of Fine Arts. Although a small company, the Opera is growing in acclaim. Held at the Union Avenue Christian Church, the Opera offers professional opportunities for gifted, emerging artists. More photos on page 64

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*SSM St. Mary’s Health Center and SSM St. Joseph Hospital West were recognized for treatment of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. SSM St. Mary’s Health Center (including SSM Cardinal Glennon) was recognized for children’s asthma.

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CHARITIES & NONPROFITS

Were You There When...

The OASIS Founder’s Series Celebration committee kicked off the 30th anniversary of OASIS and the start of its Founder’s Series at an event hosted by The Gatesworth. OASIS Founder Marylen Mann was on hand to talk about the many programs planned to celebrate the organization’s 30-year history. Pictured: Front row, Bret Heinrich, Marylen Mann, Marcia Kerz; second row, Christie Norrick, Maria Sullivan; third row, Allison Woodworth, Janice Branham, Shelby Schroeder, Sherri Holtzhausen; back row, The Clayton Alumni Association and Education Foundation recently selected its 2012 grant recipients, awarding eight grants totaling $11,500 to Clayton teachers for projects that create lasting changes in the learning experiences of students. The Foundation ‘Prize Patrol’ made surprise visits to award the grants to teachers.

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Front row, Bret Heinrich, Marylen Mann, Marcia Kerz; second row, Christie Norrick, Maria Sullivan; third row, Allison Woodworth, Janice Branham, Shelby Schroeder, Sherri Holtzhausen; back row, Jeanne Foster

The Nine Network of Public Media, Grand Center Inc. and the University of Missouri-St. Louis broke ground on the Public Media Commons, a new and unique destination space located between the Nine Network and St. Louis Public Radio in Grand Center. Pictured: University of Missouri-St. Louis chancellor Thomas George; Ken and Nancy Kranzberg; Grand Center Inc. president and CEO Vincent Schoemehl Jr.; Nine Network president and CEO Jack Galmiche; and executive VP of Emerson Patrick Sly.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2012 Saint Louis Zoo Awards. Each year, the Zoo recognizes outstanding community leaders at the Marlin Perkins Society Celebration. Jeff Briggler, herpetologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation, won the Conservation Award. The Individual Award went to Dr. and Mrs. David Perkins. U.S. Bank (represented by Joe Imbs) received the Corporate Award. The Fox Family Foundation received the Foundation Award. Pictured: Jeff Fox, who accepted the Foundation Award on behalf of the Fox Family Foundation; Dr. and Mrs. Perkins; Joe Imbs; and Jeff Briggler.

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Surprise! That was the word of the day at Clay Elementary School in North St. Louis, the site of KIDSMART’s 11th birthday party. The organization, which equips underserved students and their classrooms with basic school items, surprised 200 students last week with backpacks filled with supplies, balloons, cupcakes, and appearances by Rampage the Ram and Louie of the St. Louis Blues.

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Score! Whitfield senior STEPHANIE ANDERSON has done it: The basketball standout for the Warriors reached the 1,500 career point milestone in the team’s 53-38 win over Notre Dame earlier this month. Stephanie, who finished the game with 23 points, now holds the Whitfield girls basketball career scoring record.


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Local author IRENE HANNON is getting some national buzz for her latest book, Vanished. It was recently named by Amazon.com as one of the ‘Best Books of the Month’ and a ‘Top Ten Romance’ for January. The suspense novel is set in St. Louis and includes a prominent scene at the Starbucks in Town & Country. Hannon, a former Anheuser-Busch executive, lives in Des Peres with her husband, business consultant TOM GOTTLIEB, who serves as deacon at Church of the Annunziata in Ladue.

Be a fairy godmother to an area teen by participating in the METRO ST. LOUIS CINDERELLA PROJECT, a prom dress donation drive to benefit students in need. The Project is teaming up with CBL Malls to collect gently worn prom and special occasion gowns for girls who are unable to purchase their own. Donations of all sizes are welcome, and will be accepted at several locations, including Chesterfield Mall and West County Center, through Feb. 28.

This is the final weekend to see what’s being hailed as the top ‘Old Master Show of the Year’ at the SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM. Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master closes on Sunday, Jan. 20. The exhibition, which was recently recognized by The Art Newspaper, will soon travel to London’s National Gallery. St. Louis was the sole North American venue for showcasing a range of the artist’s best works from European collections.

Ribbit! The SAINT LOUIS ZOO is looking for a few good ‘frog watchers’ to help stop amphibian decline. ‘Citizen-scientists’ are needed to monitor frogs and toads from their neighborhood for a few minutes a week. All it takes is an interest in amphibians, and the availability to attend a two-hour training session at the zoo. Saturday training sessions are scheduled as follows: Jan. 26, Feb. 23 and March 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 646-4551 or visit stlzoo.org/ frogwatch to sign up.

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Catherine Hanaway LESS IS MORE IT’S ABOUT WHAT MY LIFE IS GOING TO BE LIKE FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE...IT’S KIND OF ALL ON THE LINE.

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ATHERINE HANAWAY HAS been throwing her weight around for a long time. After all, she was the first woman ever to serve as Missouri’s Speaker of the House; she won the Republican nomination for Secretary of State; and was named by President George W. Bush as the U.S. Attorney for Eastern Missouri. Today, she’s a top attorney in John Ashcroft’s law firm, the Ashcroft Group. There is one big difference for Hanaway these days: She has a lot less weight to throw around, literally. Since September 2011, Hanaway has lost more than 100 pounds. The change is so dramatic that some people who know her—including me— find it hard to recognize her. Not long ago, I was in the gym at The Lodge Des Peres, when I saw a person walking on the treadmill with a very determined gate. I thought to myself, That looks like Catherine Hanaway’s walk, but it can’t be, she’s too thin. I moved around the room, trying to get a better look. When I walked up to her and made eye contact, she said to me, unprompted, “Yes Paul—a hundred pounds.” Hanaway says she gets that kind of reaction a lot lately. Her goal is to lose another 30 pounds, which would get her close to her ideal weight. She tells me this is the first time she’s ever discussed

her weight in public. “It is hard for me, but I honestly think it’s part of holding me accountable and that’s why I’m willing to do it.” As a powerful presence in politics, law enforcement and in legal circles, Hanaway always seemed to have a stern appearance. But she admits there were times when she was stung by some very biting comments about her weight. “When you’re in pu-blic life, you get a lot of anonymous letters,” she confides. “I got one when I was speaker that said basically, You are grossly obese, disgusting and an embarrassment to anyone who calls themselves a Republican. Obviously, it was hurtful.” Hanaway tells me she’s battled her weight for most of her life, but now it’s a fight she feels she has to win. “Before it was about aesthetics; this time around, it’s about what my life is going to be like for the rest of my life. In terms of my health, my interaction with my kids, and my ability to succeed professionally—it’s kind of all on the line.” Hanaway made the decision to lose weight after a political strategist tried to convince her she would be a good candidate to run for governor. When she told the operative, “I’m too fat,” the strategist told her about weight loss coach Charles D’Angelo. She says D’Angelo helped her reach her goal and taught her how to overcome her poor eating habits. “I definitely was in this compulsive cycle with food,” she explains. “I would start the day by saying I’m going to be good; but I would

look forward to the next thing I was going to eat, eat something terrible, and then feel guilty about it. That compulsive cycle isn’t there anymore.” She also walks on a treadmill 55 minutes a day at least five 5 days a week. She admits staying on track is hard to do, but the setbacks help keep her focused. “It’s been a little rocky lately, but it’s a good, cold slap in the face that this is a very tough journey.” The weight loss has allowed her to do things that she wouldn’t have thought possible a couple of years ago. She went on a 120-mile bike trip with her daughter, and then kayaked through the Channel Islands National Park. But just as important, she says, are the little things. “Just walking up the hill to take my son to the bus stop, which previously would have been a monumental challenge, is now just part of the daily routine.” Despite her weight, it’s hard to think that her struggle has held Hanaway back (see list of accomplishments above), but she feels it did have an impact on her career. “It’s that sense of internal self-doubt and what you might have done differently if you felt better about yourself.” These days, she says she generally feels better, has more stamina and greater focus. So now that the holidays are over and you are trying to get yourself to the gym, maybe this story will give you some inspiration. As for Catherine Hanaway, she still has a lot of weight to throw around—but figuratively, of course.

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HEN FAMILIES ASK FRED WIESEHAN why Mari de Villa is the best place for their loved one, he has a ready answer: “I tell them it’s as easy as one-two-three,” he explains. “No. 1 is the level of care and the respect that our guests receive. No. 2 is the fact that the ownership lives here—my wife Mary Kay and I have been here for 29 years, and Mari de Villa has been here for 52 years. We’re very hands-on and we know our guests and families. And third is the affordability—with all the amenities and services we provide, we work hard to keep our rates very competitive in the St. Louis market.” One of the top priorities at Mari de Villa is creating a home-like atmosphere, Wiesehan says. “We want it to be their home. After all, it’s our home, too.” The independent living villas, known as the Villa Estates, offer a fully equipped kitchen, living room, dining room, sun room and often a lower level with private elevator. “When someone

speaks for a villa, we remodel that unit to their specifications. We can open a certain wall, add bookcases or hardwood flooring, whatever they would like.” The many amenities offered are another part of what makes the community special, Wiesehan notes. “Not only do we have many functions at the Villa Estates clubhouse—which is best thought of as a country club-type atmosphere, with a living room, lounge, indoor pools and beauty shop—we also have a custom bus that takes our guests to area attractions.” Recent trips have included the Missouri Botanical Garden, Missouri History Museum, the Blue Owl restaurant in Kimmswick, and visits to see the holiday lights at Tilles Park and The Rockettes. “A number of our guests like to go to the Fox or the Symphony but they’re not too keen on driving at night, so our driver will take them in the bus or limousine,” he says. Drivers also are available for doctor’s appointments, trips to

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the airport and other needs. When guests stay in, they have access to activities such as water aerobics, wellness classes and seated tai chi. And because so many guests see Mari de Villa as home, almost all independent living guests who come to need additional care choose the community’s assisted living and skilled nursing, as well, Wiesehan notes. “They have gotten to know us and the staff, and our staff has gotten to know them—what their lives are like, and what their likes and dislikes are. It’s the next logical step and one that many people take,” he adds, noting that the East and West buildings, which consist of both

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his is a topic I am constantly asked to revisit. I believe there are a lot of fathers of the brides who don’t even think about ‘the speech’ until the last minute. So, I’ll go over the basics, and you can take it from here.

The Welcome. The bride’s father usually is the first to stand up after the guests are seated, and says something like Good evening family and friends. (His wife’s name) and I would like to welcome you to a very special night, and express how happy we are to share it with you. Then, if appropriate, introduce the officiant, and ask the rabbi, priest or minister to give the blessing before dinner. If no officiant or blessing is preferred, he may invite everyone to enjoy their meal and dance to the band. Dad then sits down with the guests and enjoys the meal. The Speech. Now, at any point during dinner, the bride’s father may stand up and give ‘the speech’— but it’s usually as dessert is being served. His speech starts by talking a bit about his daughter By John Sullivan

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and her groom, his pride in their accomplishments, and their (his and his wife’s) joy that the groom will now be a part of the family. He proposes a toast to the bride and groom, by saying something similar to this: Family, friends, please lift your glasses as we toast this new couple and wish them all of life’s happiness and none of its troubles. After Dad sits down, the best man stands up introduces himself, and asks for toasts to the bridesmaids and groomsmen, the parents of both the bride and groom, and if appropriate, the venue and its staff. When the best man starts to talk about the groom, he can get humorous, but never risqué—and of course, nothing coarse or vulgar. A cute, but close-to-the-edge toast I heard recently went like this: Yes, Mike and I have been through a lot and have shared a lot of adventures. And speaking of shared, we also have shared the same parole officer, drug and alcohol counselor, psychiatrist and our mother’s recipe for peanut butter Rice Krispie treats. Please join me as we toast my dear friend and his wife, and wish them the best of everything because they’re the best there is. At this point, the best man will introduce the

groom by saying, I think the groom (by his first name) may have a few things to say… The groom then will want to toast both pairs of parents separately, the groomsmen and the bridesmaids. Then, he will address his bride, using his own words, and ask for a toast for the woman he’s chosen to spend the rest of his life with. Now comes the tricky part, as the groom has to say something to indicate the end of toasts and speeches. One way to do it is by inviting the guests to stand around and him and his bride as they have their first dance as man and wife. The music should then start, and the newlyweds should proceed to the dance floor. This action makes sure that no alcohol-induced toasts are given, and that nothing less than stellar is said—no fraternity brothers relating ribald stories about drunken or embarrassing escapades, or long, windy mush fests by bridesmaids. There are books on this subject, and there is a tremendous group called Toastmasters you may look up online, but I think usually words spoken from the heart have the most impact and ring with the truest expressions of love.


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VERYONE I TALK TO—OR EVERY SITE I VISIT ONLINE— predicts one word when it comes to wedding dresses for spring 2013: lace. The slightly flared, almost sheath-like lace dress is in almost every collection. Alençon, Chantilly, gros point—there are as many types of lace as there are brides who wear it. Lace is going to be the biggest trend in wedding gowns for 2013. The look is modern, yet timeless. Lace hardly is a surprise to wedding dresses, yet somehow, all the 2013 collections make this iconic fabric look new again. Lace can be used as an appliqué, a trim, an overlay or to make the entire gown. One nice thing is that most of today’s brides can wear their mother’s wedding veils, as lace was big in the ‘70s and ‘80s (when most every veil was lace). Marchesa is almost exclusively using lace with a see-through shoulder and sleeve look—oh yes, sleeves are back in a big way: cap sleeves, elbow length, ¾ and full sleeve. Another look—a bit more radical than lace—is color. You don’t have to wear a white dress anymore. And I’m not talking ivory or blush, but full, strong color. The trick is to find a color that’s flattering to your skin tone. BY JOHN SULLIVAN

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Now, for the surprise: a sexy back. Usually, the back is just an afterthought. This year, the back is making a bold statement with head-turning styles that will make your dress sexy, but never vulgar. In St. Louis, we have the full gamut of wedding gown vendors, but brides are doing more and more online searching and buying than ever before (20 percent of brides report buying their dresses online). The numbers also show that orders for 2013 wedding gowns include 15 percent that are in color. Another trend—that seems like a waste of money to me—is that 20 percent of all brides plan to wear a second dress to the reception, usually a sassy, shorter look. Designers who are big this year are a bit of a surprise: Ines Di Santo’s collection was well-received on the runways, as was that of Austin Scarlett, the outrageously flamboyant designer from a few seasons back on Project Runway. Scarlett’s collection was picked up by Neiman Marcus in Dallas and is breaking sales records, especially for his full ball-gown looks. “Brides show off their bums in skinny jeans every day. This is their chance to feel like a princess,” Austin said in an interview after his show that had Anna Wintour of Vogue giving a standing ovation to every single gown he sent down the runway. There’s always Carolina Herrera’s quiet quality, combining luxury with taste; and it seems Monique Lhuillier has eclipsed Vera Wang, taking over as the queen of wedding dresses…But look out, Monique, because Austin Scarlett is hot on your tail.

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Katie Marie Corey and Daniel Robert DiLeo atie Marie Corey and Daniel Robert DiLeo were married June 22, 2012 in a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Gary Braun at the Catholic Student Center at Washington University in St. Louis. A reception followed at Kemoll’s & Top of the Met, where guests enjoyed dinner and dancing. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Corey of Sioux City, Iowa. Megan Corey, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Laura DiLeo, sister of the groom; Amber Scaletta; Cathy Deneault; Caroline Boeke; and Michelle Towster. Katie received her bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her master’s degree in education from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She is pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony DiLeo of Warson Woods. Louie Rudin, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Dan Misleh, John Megaro, Michael Kennedy, Ben Scrivens and Ryan Dugan. Dan is a graduate of Cornell University. He currently is pursuing a master’s degree in theological studies from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. The couple honeymooned on the southern Caribbean island of St. Lucia. They now reside in Boston, Mass.

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r. and Mrs. Kent Perrin of Glendale are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann Elizabeth Perrin, to Dr. Jeffrey Michael Dueker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dueker of St. Louis. The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Visitation Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Boston College in 2005, and her Master’s of Public Health in health law, bioethics and human rights from Boston University in 2007. Ann currently is a fourth-year medical student at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Saint Louis University High School. He completed his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and master’s in epidemiology from the School of Public Health at Saint Louis University, and is a 2012 graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Jeff currently is a resident in internal medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. Jeff and Ann met in medical school, where they both served as co-leaders of the Health Care Ethics interest group. Their paths kept crossing until Jeff asked Ann on a date in the medical school library. The couple plans a May 25 wedding at the Shrine of St. Joseph, with a reception to follow at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis.

Marisa Kathleen Hill and David Jon Warren arisa Kathleen Hill and David Jon Warren were married May 12, 2012 in a ceremony officiated by Fr. Richard Heman at Ste. Genevieve du Bois Catholic Church. A reception followed at the Missouri History Museum. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hill of Frontenac. Christa Hill, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Silby Lee Hill, Elizabeth Mayer and Sarah Warren. Flower girl was Katie Ortiz. She currently holds the position of Midwest director of advertising for the Conde Nast publication DETAILS Magazine. The groom is the son of Ms. Sharon Warren of Ballwin. Spencer Jackson, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Mark Forbes, Tom Swiss and Sid Ghatak. The couple’s love for wildlife, wine and great white shark-diving led them on an adventurous honeymoon in Cape Town, South Africa; Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, and on safari in the Okavango Delta of Botswana. The newlyweds reside in Chicago.

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nthony and Faith Russo of St. Louis are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Rene Russo, to Dr. Jason Reid Wellen, son of Dr. Marvin and Joan Wellen of Hallandale, Fla. The bride-to-be is a 1994 graduate of Bishop DuBourg High School. She received her BSN from Florida International University and master’s degree with CRNA certification from Thomas Jefferson University. Amy is currently a certified registered nurse anesthetist at Washington University School of Medicine. The future groom received his bachelor’s degree from Emory University in 1992, his M.D. from St. George’s University in 2002, and his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2012. Jason is currently an abdominal transplant surgeon at Washington University School of Medicine. Amy and Jason met while both were working in the operating room at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Amy was providing anesthesia to the patient as Jason performed an organ transplant. The couple is planning a February 9, 2013, wedding at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis with a reception to follow. Amy and Jason currently reside in St. Louis.

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Introducing the newlyweds

Cristina Grace Wetterau and Andrew John Orchulli

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ix years ago, St. Louis native Cristina Wetterau moved to New York City with Stella, her Yorkshire terrier–a girl and her companion, determined to take on the big city. It was there that she was introduced to NYC native Andrew Orchulli on a blind date that started with drinks and kept its momentum through an evening of talking and dancing until 4 a.m. Cristina was charmed by Andrew, knowing he was the right person for her from the start. Andrew kept finding ways not only to make Cristina feel extra special, but Stella, as well, bringing her special treats from New York’s Bouchon Bakery. Andrew proposed on one knee just before Christmas, during a walk in Central Park. The couple was married on Oct. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of New York City. The bride partnered with designer John Anthony, whose client list includes Jackie O. and other Hollywood celebrities and royals, to create her custom wedding gown. (She also co-designed the bridesmaids’ dresses.) Cristina wore pearl and diamond earrings from Mikimoto, a wedding day gift from her father. The couple’s favorite memory of the day was seeing each other for the first time as Cristina made her way down the aisle. “She seemed to glow with happiness,” Andrew recalls. “I’ll never forget how stunning she looked in her dress.” A formal reception followed at the Mandarin Oriental. Stella the dog was part of the festivities – guests enjoyed party favors of sticky buns from Bouchon Bakery with a custom-made caricature of Stella on the box. The newlyweds honeymooned in Japan, China and Bali. They reside in New York City, where Cristina is starting her own fashion accessories company and Andrew is an associate for real estate development and investment firm Related Companies. Cristina Wetterau is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Conrad Wetterau of Weston, Mass., formerly of St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Helen Wetterau and the late Ted C. Wetterau of St. Louis, and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Piccione of St. Louis. Andrew Orchulli is the son of Jack Orchulli of Darien, Conn. and Barbara Orchulli of Greenwich, Conn. He is the grandson of Mrs. Rose Mains of Eaton, Pa.

The Details Date: October 13, 2012 Ceremony: First Presbyterian Church of New York City Reception: Mandarin Oriental New York Photographer: Brian Dorsey Studios Flowers: Fête Cake: Sylvia Weinstock Band: Marianne Bennett Gown: John Anthony Couture Bridesmaid dresses: Michael Miu Wedding planner: Fête event planning Officiate: John Walton, senior pastor at First Presbyterian Church of New York City The Bridal Party Bridesmaids Lindsay Lullman Helen Barbieri Arielle Ring Bonnie Turtur Elizabeth Bakman Marguerite Shields Natalia Cheskidova Susan Wallach Jennifer Harrington Amy Puliafito Groomsmen Winthrop Wells Carter Hempleman Mark LaMonica Jonathan Swanson Ari Benjamin Lonne Jaffe Ted Wetterau George Wetterau Robert Gould Matthew LaMonica Ushers Walker Harbison Taylor Harbison Justin Hess Taylor Hess

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Promoting Health, Wellness and Fitness


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N ANY GIVEN DAY AT THE GATESWORTH, YOU CAN STOP BY the Fitness Center and find residents partaking in exercise classes, using equipment or swimming laps in the pool. In the Starbird Theater, a group may be discussing current events, enjoying classical music or listening to a professor from one of the local universities. In another area of the senior living community, a social worker may be meeting with residents

“SENIORS ARE LIVING LONGER, AND IT’S SO IMPORTANT TO STAY HEALTHY AND LEARN NEW THINGS EVERY DAY.” as part of a support group; while in the dining room, a book club gathers over lunch. Anywhere you turn, The Gatesworth offers opportunities to support a resident’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. “Our goal is to provide programs and amenities that help them live a more active, happy life,” says executive director Martha Kessel. “Seniors are living longer, and it’s so important to stay healthy and learn new things every day.”

Gatesworth resident Ellen Jones works out in the Fitness Center

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retirementlifestyle Ladue News Special Section Continued from page 31 Promoting seniors’ wellness begins with physical health. The Fitness Center at The Gatesworth is open 24 hours a day, with state-of-the-art Keiser fitness equipment specially designed for older adults and personal trainers on-hand to provide assistance. Residents can use an indoor pool to swim laps or participate in water classes. In addition, fitness classes are popular offerings, with daily programs that range from low-level stretching, balance and movement, to more advanced exercises, says assistant executive director Carrie Montrey, who also oversees the Fitness Center. “We have residents who have been health-motivated their entire lives and we help them continue those routines. Or there are residents who have had an injury or a fall and they need to maintain flexibility and agility or improve balance. Fitness is so important for all of us—including seniors—to stay healthy and active.” One of those active seniors is Gatesworth resident Ellen Jones. At age 94, she visits the Fitness Center five days a week to participate in the morning exercise classes. While her walking is slowing down, she appreciates that the fitness programs help her to stay mobile. Within her busy schedule, Jones also finds time to enjoy the other programs that the community offers on a daily basis. “I’m very interested in the physical fitness, but it’s also nice to sit at other times and listen to wonderful lectures with outstanding people,” she explains. “The reason I go is because they are so varied and there’s something to please everyone.” Those daily lectures are part of The Gatesworth’s efforts to engage residents on a mental and social level. Some programs discuss historical or informative topics, while other sessions address interests like opera or antique furniture collections. Book clubs and book reviews are held once a month and authors sometimes are brought in for special talks. Residents can attend lunch presentations by directors of local institutions like the Saint Louis Art Museum or Saint Louis Zoo, or gather for bridge and mahjong clubs. Trips outside The Gatesworth take seniors on tours of the newly restored Central Library or to

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Ste. Genevieve for the day. The variety keeps residents mentally stimulated and connected with each other, with fliers, a television channel and even a Facebook page showcasing the many options. The senior living community also acknowledges the significance of emotional support. A grief support group meets with those facing the loss of a loved one, while a Parkinson’s support group gathers once a month, led by social worker Maureen Neusel, who also takes residents to meetings with Parkinson’s doctors or visits them during stays in the hospital. “She really shows people that someone cares and is looking out for them,” Kessel says. Neusel is not alone in her concern for the residents. The staff of The Gatesworth goes out of their way to help out in any way they can, from helping to thread sewing needles to reading recipes out loud for residents who still enjoy cooking, Kessel notes. And those efforts do not go unnoticed. “In all areas, the staff is so interested in each one of us as an individual,” Jones says. “It’s wonderful.” The Gatesworth is focused on helping its seniors continue to live productive, independent lives by making a plethora of activities and programs that address the key elements of wellness easily and readily available to residents like Jones. “It’s so nice because there are so many things right here, just steps away from my apartment. Everything is right within our fingertips.”

ON THE COVER The Gatesworth promotes the physical, mental and emotional health of its residents through extensive programs and activities that cater to seniors’ well-being. Pictured on the cover: Gatesworth resident Vivian Zwick participates in a water exercise class at the senior living community. For more information, call 993-0111 or visit thegatesworth.com.


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N OUR NOISY SOCIETY, ABOUT 36 MILLION ADULTS HAVE SOME degree of hearing loss. A third of Americans (ages 65 to 74) and almost half of those 75 and older develop hearing loss, according to the National Institutes of Health. Although there are many types and causes of hearing loss, presbycusis is the gradual hearing loss we associate with the aging process. “Presbycusis is defined as the change that occurs in the inner ear with increasing age that leads to loss of cells in the hearing mechanism,” explains Dr. Milta Little, a SLUCare physician specializing in geriatric medicine. Age-related hearing loss does seem to run in families, but noise exposure is a major contributor. “There are lots of hearing losses that have a genetic base that may show up in middle age or later on,” says Dr. Robert Mareing, a clinical audiologist with Washington University Physicians. “Early noise exposure may be compounded on some general changes that occur—usually in the higher pitches—as a result of aging.” Because higher frequencies tend to be lost first, female voices and certain sounds in speech become more difficult to hear. This makes an inability to clearly understand conversation one of the first signs of age-related hearing loss. The need to increase volume on television and radio, and to ask people to repeat themselves—especially if there is background noise—are telltale signs. Instead of suffering through the frustration of hearing loss, experts urge people to see their primary-care physician and ask about hearing assessment. “The cause of hearing loss can be determined through a good medical history, a physical exam and a hearing test by a hearing specialist, an audiologist,” Little says. “The audiologist uses special tests to help distinguish problems in the nerve cells as opposed to the canal or ear bones. An audiologist also will be able to determine which hearing aid will work best for an individual person.” Mareing conducts hearing evaluations that include testing with earphones

to determine which tones are heard at a variety of frequencies along with ‘word testing.’ “We see how loud we have to make speech for people to begin hearing it,” he says. “Another part of the word testing measures how clearly people can hear speech at comfortable levels.” Little notes that a thorough exam also checks for reversible causes of hearing loss, such as excessive ear-wax buildup. “Some medications also can lead to hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears), which may be reversible if the medicines are stopped,” she says. “In rare cases, brain tumors or excessive fluid in the ear may first present as hearing loss and hearing may be restored with proper treatment.” In many cases, presbycusis can be successfully treated with hearing aids, which are now available in a variety of sizes and with advanced features, such as bluetooth technology. “The low-tech strategies to improve communication during conversation are still recommended, as well,” Little says. “These strategies include sitting face-to-face, lowering one’s voice and talking slowly.” Of course, prevention by protecting oneself from excessively loud sounds is the best strategy for younger people. Proper hearing protection for those who work in noisy environments or are exposed to sounds such as lawn mowers, fireworks or loud music can help prevent hearing loss later in life. “Untreated hearing loss can lead to social isolation, depression, anxiety and breakdown in relationships,” Little notes. “It’s very important to talk with your doctor if you or a loved one has noticed any difficulty in hearing. The earlier hearing loss is treated, the better.”

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NE OF LIFE’S GOOD FORTUNES IS THAT RETIREMENT OFFERS plenty of free time—time that many people use to see the far corners of the world. But Norma Johnson, a resident at Friendship Village—Chesterfield who’s been a travel agent for 35 years, says you don’t have to wait that long! “You can’t take it with you, so spend it and enjoy it while you can,” she says. “If you can take your kids or grandkids, that’s even better.” A specialist in Australia with Altair Travel, Johnson says the country’s best attribute is its incredible diversity. “You name it and they have it in Australia: There’s all the wildlife, the Great Barrier Reef, beautiful mountains and rivers, and beautiful museums.” The biggest problem she encounters is that people never have enough time to see everything. “It’s the same size as the U.S., so if you go from Perth all the way to the other coast, like Melbourne, it takes some time.” And the people there are among the nicest she’s encountered. “I’ve never encountered anyone who hasn’t been enthusiastic: They want to hear and learn about where you live.” When she’s not visiting the southern hemisphere, Johnson’s other favorite trip is an annual trek to Jamaica, where she and her husband have been going for about 25 years, exclusively for rest and relaxation. She also recommends European river cruises for family trips. “You really do get to see the interior of the country as opposed to just the big cities. It’s a good experience for kids because they learn so much and you still have free time

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in a city every day to go explore on your own or with a tour guide.” Johnson’s favorite moment occurred in a mom-and-pop restaurant in Switzerland, where her bus stopped one day. The owner’s son was about 10 or 12 and was fascinated by the tourists, she says. Joking, she asked him if he’d like to go back to America with them. “His eyes got real big, and then when we were getting back on the bus he came out and hopped on the bus and said, I want to go with you to America! Everybody on the bus started laughing because they didn’t know how I was going to handle it. Fortunately, his father came out and said, I don’t think you can go, because you don’t have a passport—he saved me! So when we got home, I sent the boy some T-shirts.” Gatesworth residents Candy Lee and Red Mills are equally welltraveled—in fact, when LN caught up with them, they were packing for the Caribbean. “It’s nice to get out in the winter; we’re going to have projected highs in the mid-80s and lows in the mid-70s,” Lee says. The pair met at The Gatesworth one day while Lee was walking her Yorkshire terrier. “It turned out her husband had been at college with me and we had a lot of things in common,” Mills says. A widow, Lee had traveled some with her husband; whereas Mills got his travel bug from a 1955 to ’57 stint in the Army, where he was stationed in Paris. “I have three ambitions: to be a world traveler, a good photographer and a good chef,” he says. On their favorite trip they’ve taken together, to Tahiti and French Polynesia, they brought home some fresh Tahitian vanilla beans, which Mills has since worked into crème brûlée and other treats. On the advice of their guide, they’ve kept the unused portion soaking in a mason jar of rum, which should help it keep forever, he says. Apart from the food, what they loved about the island was the spectacular views. “They’re always changing and always beautiful,” Lee says. “It’s hard to take in that much natural beauty.” They also enjoyed snorkeling there, for the clear water, beautiful reefs and the opportunity to pet rays and small sharks. So what’s the couple’s dream trip? “We want to drive the car across the country, and visit national parks,” Lee says. “We want to see the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. Red has a car he calls the Princess, it’s a Volvo XC 60, and she practically drives herself. You never know where we might go next!”

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HELPING OLDER ADULTS TRANSITION FROM DRIVERS TO passengers can be a sensitive topic. “The loss of independence is what they fear most,” notes Mark Blum of BrightStar Care. So local home health care providers recommend being proactive— having the conversation about no longer driving before it becomes an issue. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, seniors are safer drivers compared to teenagers. However, older drivers are more likely to be killed or critically injured when involved in an accident. Blum says seniors, especially those who are experiencing the early stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, may not be able to recognize they no longer can drive safely. “Family members should look for signs of unsafe driving, such as forgetting how to locate familiar places, making mistakes or becoming angry or confused while driving,” he notes. Scott Seabaugh, of Home assist, says the most difficult part of dealing with the issue can be starting the discussion. “We encourage our families to establish an open dialogue with their parents, citing statistics that show only 25 percent of older adults find the conversation uncomfortable,” Seabaugh notes. He recommends first using these phrases and questions: • People just don’t drive as safely out there as they did before... • When did your parents stop driving? • What effect does your medication have on your driving? Blum says to also get the physician involved. “Sometimes (a senior) won’t listen to a spouse, sibling or adult child, but when it comes from a doctor that they are no longer safe on the road, they typically respond.” Prior to the conversation, Blum adds that it is important to have solutions in place from other resources, in order to shift the elder driver’s concerns away from feelings related to their loss of independence. Home care agencies can assist with the conversation, as well as offer transportation using the person’s own car or a company vehicle. “We take them to go shopping or to the hair salon—not just to and from doctor’s appointments. It helps their morale,” Blum explains. Experts say it can take multiple conversations to find the best solution for each individual. “Often the discussions reveal problems that can be solved easily, perhaps by taking a refresher driving course,” Seabaugh says. “And physical problems can be overcome. If a driver can no longer see over the steering wheel, a pillow can boost them; if they’re too inflexible to look over their shoulder when changing lanes, physical therapy might help. If they feel uncomfortable with the speed of freeway traffic, they can limit their driving to surface streets.” But experts agree, older drivers should not be left to decide for themselves when it is time to stop driving. “It’s never OK to ignore a problem because ‘mom only drives to the store’ or to ‘wait until there’s an accident,’ ”Seabaugh notes. “It can be a fatal (mistake).” BY BRITTANY NAY


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McKnight Place Extended Care 2 McKnight Place, 993-2221, mpextendedcare.com McKnight Place Extended Care offers a complete range of rehabilitation services in our newly renovated, fully equipped therapy gym. Licensed therapists provide physical, occupational and speech therapies to residents living on The Gatesworth campus. We also offer short-term rehabilitation stays for those requiring assistance after an illness or surgery.

The Gatesworth 1 McKnight Place, 993-0111, thegatesworth.com Our apartment and service packages are customized to fit our residents, not the other way around. We offer affordable and newly renovated one- and two-bedroom apartment residences. All of our programs and services are unbundled so you can choose the options that best suit your needs, allowing you to experience senior living your way!

Mari de Villa and Villa Estates 13900 Clayton Road, 636-227-5347, maridevilla.com As an upscale, yet affordable, senior residence, we offer the finest in continuous care from independent living through assisted and skilled nursing services. Our private condos, suites and rooms provide guests with a comfortable lifestyle in a warmhearted family atmosphere. Owners Fred and Mary Kay Wiesehan live on-site to ensure quality care 24 hours a day.

Seniors Home Care 962-2666, seniorshomecare.com We offer a variety of medication management levels. Services range from visits by a registered nurse to set up doses for one-to-two week periods to day-to-day reminders by regular caregivers, as well as meal preparation for medications that require food intake and administration. These types of services are important to those who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairments.

St. Luke’s Home Health Services 205-6612 Our home health services team works closely with each patient’s physician and family to develop a comprehensive plan to provide care for the patient in the comfort of their home, including a full range of nursing, therapy, social work and aide services.


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Girl Talk Loving the Person in the Mirror Saturday, January 26 • 1 to 4 p.m. A FREE event for moms and daughters ages 11 and older Featured Guest: Author Cyndi Willenbrock with Marshall of Marshall the Miracle Dog will share an inspiring story of hope, which includes an anti-bullying message. Other sessions include: “Powerful Girls in the Know” and “Loving the Person in the Mirror: tips for your changing body and skin health.” Plus, enjoy yoga fun and healthy snacks. St. Luke’s Hospital - Institute for Health Education 222 S. Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield To register: visit stlukes-stl.com or call 314-542-4848. The event is FREE, but registration is required and space is limited.

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he Saint Louis Art Museum’s new David Chipperfield-designed East Building is slated for its public opening this summer. Our LN fashion team was allowed exclusive access just before large-scale installation work began in earnest in the building. It’s true what they say, fashion truly is art: The space served as the perfect backdrop for this season’s vibrant colors and bold prints. Florals, tapestries and abstract prints provided the ‘art’ for the stark walls that will soon showcase many more of the Museum’s treasured collections.

By Katie Yeadon Photos by Wesley Law Hair by Caitlin Lambert Makeup by Johnny Parker MODELED BY SARAH HOLDER & ALEX FORTADO, MOTHER MODEL MANAGEMENT

Shot on location at the Saint Louis Art Museum’s new East Building, which opens to the public during a two-day grand opening festival June 29 to 30. The building – designed by internationally renowned British architect Sir David Chipperfield, with technical assistance from St. Louisbased HOK – will expand public space at the museum by approximately 30 percent. For more information, visit slam.org.

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Hunter Dixon dress, $342, Esther

Elizabeth & James blazer, $495, Esther

Kate Spade necklace, $128, Nordstrom

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Paperdolls Boutique 110 E. Jefferson Ave., 965-3655; 14418 Clayton Road, 636-527-3655; facebook.com/paperdolls.boutique A spring break must-have, this iconic colorblock shift features toggle and chain detail at the neckline. Available in two color combinations.

Melanie’s 10277 Clayton Road, 993-0664, melanies-stlouis.com Scarves available in many colors and prints can be personalized with initials, monograms or names, and make a great gift for family, a friend or yourself!

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Pantone’s 2013 color of the year

Emerald: Color of the Year Drum roll, please. Pantone, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, has unveiled the 2013 color of the year: emerald. “As it has throughout history, multifaceted emerald continues to sparkle and fascinate,” explains Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Symbolically, emerald brings a sense of clarity, renewal and rejuvenation, which is so important in today’s complex world. This powerful and universally appealing tone translates easily to both fashion and home interiors.” We couldn’t agree more.

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Rothschild’s Antiques

The old Rothschild’s Antiques on Euclid Avenue

ST. LOUIS LOST YET ANOTHER HIGHLY REGARDED ANTIQUE store when Pete Rothschild closed the doors to Rothschild’s Antiques on Euclid Avenue in late 2012 after 43 years at that location. (Arlene Brilliant, owner of Brilliant Antiques, closed her 35-year-old business in 2012). The good news is that Rothschild’s will reopen at a newly renovated location this spring on Olive Boulevard, just east of Bowood Farms in the Central West End. “It’s going to be fabulous when it opens in March,” says Rothschild’s right-hand man, David Richardson, who also is an accomplished interior designer. “We have a couple of furniture manufacturers lined up to come in; and we will have a restoration service, a frame shop, and a custom pillow factory that uses ethnic and vintage textiles. We’re also going to do monogramming.” Richardson adds that the 16,000-square-foot property also will hold a few antique shops equipped with larger spaces.

Jules Pass: A Ladue Must-See

The author at Castilla de Dracula in Todos Santos, Mexico, January 2012.

Cultural Nomads “IT’S LIKE A FLOATING GROUP. PEOPLE who all belong to one place, but are not of any place—people who want to do it their way.” —Julia Chaplin Wanderlust meets the height of sophistication as New York Times journalist Julia Chaplin explores the chic but unconventional enclaves of young cultural nomads in her new book, Gypset Travel (Assouline), which can be found on booksellers’ shelves. From the Aeolian Islands in Italy to Lamu, Kenya; Morjim, India; and Jose Ignacio, Uruguay, Gypset Travel delves into the glamorous bohemian lifestyle of artists, designers and bon vivants, who fuse the carefree ethos of a nomad with the sophistication of the jet set. Chaplin tells the story through a combination of intimate photography and first-person anecdotes. Gypset Travel is a follow-up to her bestselling Gypset Style, which provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of style-makers like Jade Jagger, Damien Hirst and Alice Temperly, as well as the gypsetters’ counterculture forebears.

JULES PASS HAS BEEN BUYING AND SELLing top-quality antiquities for more than three decades. He’s regarded as one of the top dealers in the St. Louis area and is even known on the other side of the pond. We caught up with him recently to learn more about his antiques business and discovered a few interesting sidelights. Why did you get into the antiques business? I’ve always had an interest in history, and I think this is what influenced my interest in objects and furniture. Long before I opened my gallery, I would search out pieces for friends and got a great deal of pleasure from the hunt. About 35 years ago, I made my first buying trip to England and France. I think this year marked my 150th trip abroad. Along the way, I’ve been fortunate enough to have met several collectors who have allowed me to help them build important collections of furniture and porcelain. What’s the most interesting object you’ve sold? An arm chair from the House of Parliament in London. Sir Spencer Percival, the prime minister, was shot at the entrance of Parliament in 1812 and then died in his highly carved mahogany chair. This was in a St. Louis collection for many years but was sold and now resides in a Connecticut collection.

Jules Pass, holding a prisoner-of-war work bone model of a three-masted ship of the line, early 19th century.

Is there something that passed through your hands that you wish you had kept? One of the most interesting pieces of porcelain I’ve bought was an early 18th-century Chinese Monteith bowl used to chill wine glasses. It was an amazing piece for its age and size. I would like to have kept it, but since it was in the six-figure price range, thought it best to pass it up. What’s the best thing about the business? The interesting people you meet when buying and selling. I’ve made many wonderful friends in both categories, in the U.S. and Europe.

Friends gather at Sahar Farmanfarmaian’s temple/atelier.

And the worst thing? Once in a while, you don’t buy something that turns out to be very special. You can misjudge an item, which is more important than you originally judged it to be.

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LN LANDSCAPE non-gardening friends. With good core strength built from raking leaves and turning compost and strong backs from careful lifting, toting and spading, managing a garden beats working out in a gym any day. Fresh air, sunshine and the beauty of the landscape surrounding us can put us in a good mental space, as well. Add to that the great nutritional value of the fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs our gardens produce, and the end result is healthier living that can translate into longer lifespans. People who have been active gardeners throughout their lives, I believe, are happier. That may not be a statistically accurate measure, since I tend to hang around with the ‘green thumb’ set, nor is it backed up with any hard data. It is just a note from personal observation. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that just two and a half hours of moderate physical activity a week can reduce the pain and stiffness of arthritis and raise overall energy levels. Sure, the weeding gets harder as we age, but the engagement with nature helps to keep us young. I’ve just spent time over the holidays with my mom (now in her mid-80s), and the thing she was most eager to do was to walk in her garden and show me both Camellia sasanqua and Camellia japonica in bloom at the same time! And not a moment was lost in fetching a spade when I admired a small, colorful, misplaced Nandina

A SPECIAL NOTE ON SUNSHINE SAFETY With my ancestry traced to Scotland, England and Ireland, I am not blessed with a single speck of excess melanin. Sunscreen is a daily ritual for me, no matter what time of year it is. As a contact lens wearer, I prefer tear-free options so that when I sweat, it doesn’t burn my eyes. The tops of your ears are especially vulnerable to UV rays, as are the backs of your neck and hands. Don’t forget your forearms when they are exposed during warmer weather. The most important thing you need for skin cancer prevention is a good dermatologist. Learn the warning signs for melanoma— the ABCDEs (Asymmetry, Borders, Color, Diameter, Evolving). Some of the symptoms of precancerous growths are much more subtle. I was actually looking through a supply catalog at work, shopping for tools, when I came across the page of hats with a column of pictures showing the various types of skin cancers with their symptoms. A sudden realization shook me: the spots on my forehead that I had mistaken for eczema were really precancerous growths. A visit to the dermatologist confirmed that the pink, scaly, itchy spots were actinic keratosis and needed to be removed promptly. After a little zap with liquid nitrogen, they were gone and I’ve been getting checked twice a year ever since. About half of all squamous cell carcinomas, the second most common type of skin cancer, begin as actinic keratosis. If left untreated, some squamous cell carcinomas will metastasize and may become life-threatening. The most frequent type of skin cancer—basal cell carcinoma—rarely metastasizes, but if left untreated can cause disfigurement and damage to surrounding tissues. If you have any questions at all, you should seek the advice of a professional. Anyone who works or plays in the sun often—gardener, jogger, golfer or skier—should be checked out on a regular basis. Better safe than sorry. —Julie Hess

seedling: It was in my suitcase in a flash, dug by my mother’s nimble hands. A Very Short Course on Home Garden Safety The longevity of a home gardener may be better

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Here’s a small sampling of homes sold by The Gellman Team in 2012. No one sells more homes in more areas than The Gellman Team.

2301 NORTH BALLAS RD TOWN & COUNTRY 63131

44 BROADVIEW DRIVE CLAYTON 63105

624 SOUTH MERAMEC AVENUE CLAYTON 63105

1836 KEHRSWOOD DRIVE CHESTERFIELD 63005

7424 CROMWELL DRIVE CLAYTON 63105

13433 MASON GROVE LANE TOWN & COUNTRY 63131

6 WINFIELD POINTE LANE CREVE COEUR 63141

6475 WYDOWN BOULEVARD CLAYTON 63105

1586 FOXHAM DRIVE CHESTERFIELD 63017

345 LARIMORE VALLEY DRIVE CHESTERFIELD 63005

349 CONWAY HILL ROAD TOWN & COUNTRY 63141

2009 KEHRSBORO DRIVE CHESTERFIELD 63005

6465 SAN BONITA AVENUE CLAYTON 63105

316 SOUTH MAPLE AVENUE WEBSTER GROVES 63119

1938 HIGHLAND FOREST COURT CHESTERFIELD 63017

12715 ALSWELL LANE SUNSET HILLS 63128

418 WILLOW WEALD PATH CHESTERFIELD 63005

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MARK 314-578-1123

15 LADUE COURT CREVE COEUR 63141

7217 CHAMBERLAIN AVENUE UNIVERSITY CITY 63130

15522 HITCHCOCK ROAD CHESTERFIELD 63017

2742 WYNNCREST MANOR DRIVE WILDWOOD 63005

730 MEADOW CLIFF DRIVE ST CHARLES 63303

8144 STRATFORD DRIVE CLAYTON 63105

15 HOLIDAY LANE FRONTENAC 63131

625 NORTH MOSLEY ROAD CREVE COEUR 63141

18 BROADVIEW FARM ROAD CREVE COEUR 63141

5 ARMSTRONG DRIVE GLENDALE 63122

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A three-plus story home in Ladue with 15 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 7 full baths and 2 half baths is listed for $3.95 million.

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NEW ON THE MARKET B/B 63104 1410 Dolman Street (pictured)

THE FOLLOWING LUXURY HOMES AND CONDOS WENT ON THE MARKET THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF JANUARY:

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4 / 4 $645,000

63005 2606 Wynncrest Falls Drive

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63105 7448 Cromwell Drive

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16355 Champion Drive (pictured)

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8120 Stratford Drive

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TBB Brighton at Fox Hill Farms

4 / 4 $764,900

TBB Charleston at Fox Hill Farms

3 / 4 $796,900

TBB Cheshire at Fox Hill Farms

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TBB Richmond at Fox Hill Farms

4 / 4 $798,900 4 / 5 $859,900

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5 / 4 $829,000 4 / 3 $439,900

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Family Sedans

AMILIES THESE DAYS COME IN many shapes and sizes. Similarly, cars for families come in a variety of shapes, sizes, trim levels and prices. If your family doesn’t require the space of a minivan or SUV, a sedan can be a great way to get the family around in style and comfort at a price commensurate with your desired level of performance and luxury. A perennial favorite sedan is the Honda Accord—and with good reason. Completely re-designed for 2013, the new Accord is beautifully styled with proven components that should be extremely reliable. The first change you notice is the styling, which features a rising crease line on the doors and an aggressive front end accentuated by hood lines that flow from the grill to the windshield. The profile is typical modern sedan, creating an overall attractive, distinctive design. All the modern amenities can be found in the Accord, including tilt and telescoping steering wheel, heated seats (on leather-trimmed models), dual automatic climate control, a sunroof, available navigation, lane-departure warning, a fancy audio system with a touch-screen interface and push-button starting. A unique new feature is a right-side blind spot camera, which displays what’s in your blind spot on the center console video screen when the right turn signal is activated. This, combined with the standard back-up camera, gives the Accord unparalleled visibility around the car, which is a huge safety benefit. The trunk is large and can be expanded by folding down the rear seat. Interior room is plentiful, especially back-seat room, which is surprisingly spacious; and back-seat passengers get their own air vents. Power is sent to the front wheels from a

The Bentley Mulsanne BY ROBERT PASTER

4-cylinder, 2.4-liter, 185-horsepower engine through either a 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT) automatic. I’m usually not a big fan of CVTs because they typically sap power and performance, but this one’s pretty good. A 278-horsepower, 3.5-liter, V-6 engine also is available. Acceleration is more than adequate with the 4-cylinder engine, though the CVT does seem to sap some of its power. The trade-off is very impressive gas mileage of 27 city, 36 highway. The V-6 would have tons of power, but appreciably worse gas mileage. Braking is good and the suspension is nice and athletic, in typical Honda fashion, which translates to a comfortable but sporty ride and excellent handling for a family sedan. The Accord simply is an all-around great car. Nice to drive, plenty of amenities, lots of room, good mileage and reliability. Honda has come pretty close to perfecting the family sedan. Honda of Frontenac’s Martin Kingsbury says the new Accord is an outstanding car. “The 4-cylinder engine has lots of power and the CVT transmission is very smooth. It has lots of great stuff, like the back-up camera, blind spot camera and lane departure warning system.” Prices for the Accord start at about $22,000 and rise to $34,000 for a loaded V-6 Touring model. If price is no object, you might be interested in the new Bentley Mulsanne as your family sedan. The brochure describes the Mulsanne as “The pinnacle of British motoring,” and it’s absolutely right. The only other word to describe it is exquisite. It makes me think that being rich wouldn’t be so bad. Even Queen Elizabeth II has a Bentley as her primary car. To start with, the styling is just drop-dead gorgeous. With classic large headlights and sensuous body lines throughout, the Mulsanne truly is a rolling piece of sculpture. It’s at once very modern yet very traditional. Don’t drive one if you want to remain inconspicuous. It turns

heads like a bikini in church. The interior has an Old World, classic feel, with its acres of supple leather and gorgeous wood trim. At the same time, it is updated and modern, with all the latest electric and electronic amenities known to modern car builders, including quad automatic climate control, heated and cooled seats with massage, fold-out wood ‘picnic’ tables for rear-seat passengers to write checks on, a trunk that opens and closes at the touch of a button, HD radio and reclining rear seats. My favorite feature was a removable remote control for the back-seat passengers to control the audio and navigation system on the front dash. Saves you the trouble of asking the chauffeur to change the radio station. Trunk room is adequate, but rear-seat room is tremendous: NBA players could stretch their legs on the thick wool carpets. The Mulsanne is powered by a silky smooth 6.75-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8 good for 505 horsepower and a whopping 752 pound feet of torque. Power is delivered to the rear wheels through an 8-speed automatic with wheelmounted paddle shifters. Gear changes are so smooth, they’re almost seamless. It has so much power that by the time you’re done thinking you’d like more power, it’s already there with the slightest push of your right foot. It will pass anything on the road except a gas station. Gas mileage is 11 city, 18 highway. Braking is first class and the ride incredibly smooth, thanks to an air suspension with continuously variable damping. Handling is surprisingly good for a big, heavy luxury car. It really rides and drives like a dream. A back-up camera is a welcome assistant when reversing, and parking sensors help you park in tight spaces, such as a garage space. On a recent tour of the Bentley factory in Crewe, England, I got to witness first-hand the exquisite craftsmanship that goes into building a Mulsanne. It takes a chap eight hours to stitch the leather onto a steering wheel. They use seven layers of wood just to make the door cover for the iPod connector. Each engine is balanced until it’s absolutely perfect. There simply are no compromises. Ephraim Schmitt, Bentley brand manager at Bentley St. Louis, proclaims the Mulsanne the ultimate in luxury, while maintaining a sporty feel. “You can have a lot of fun driving it, and with Bentley’s bespoke customization, you can build it to your exact specifications—it’s a piece of art you can create.” Of course, the best never comes cheap; and at $290,000 base and $325,000 well-equipped, the Mulsanne can’t really be justified as a practical purchase, but for the person of means who can afford it, the Bentley Mulsanne is a treat to drive every time you get in it.

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Oscar: The Season of the Snub Debbie Baldwin

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TANGENTIAL THINKER

DEMI MOORE After more than a year of separation, her much younger husband, Ashton Kutcher, finally filed for divorce. In an attempt to clear her head and escape the prying paparazzi, Demi flew to a Mexican resort for bikini bootcamp. We’re told what started as a week of healthy eating and exercise quickly turned into sex-fueled free-for-all with several 20-something cabana boys. It’s a true testament to what a classic beauty she is, because those boys were zygotes when her movies came out.

TAYLOR SWIFT The unlucky-in-love pop star has once again called it quits on a romance. She and One Direction singer Harry Styles parted ways last week, in yet another of what seems like an endless stream of failed relationships. To recap: Once again, Taylor has had her fragile heart broken by a rich, handsome, talented, charismatic guy, and she is alone in the world. The silver lining? She has material for new songs. It’s getting to be a pattern with her: break-up, platinum album, break-up, platinum album…hmmm.

KELLY CLARKSON The American Idol sweetheart has a new project in the works. She is producing and performing a gangsta-rap video. Clarkson is joined in the I’m a Thug Fo’ Life video by Les Mis veteran Hugh Jackman and Call Me Maybe pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen. The scene with the minivan ride to the tennis lesson at the country club should be particularly intense.

NO PANTS SUBWAY RIDE It’s becoming an annual tradition in New York City: Strap-hangers are celebrating…um, their artistic freedom by commuting without pants. This year, the event took place Jan. 13, and passengers embraced the pant-less train ride with gusto. Now, if they can just figure out a way to get them to wear pants the other 364 days, they’d really have something.

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T’S THAT TIME OF YEAR WHEN A-LIST actors wait patiently by the phone and pretend that awards mean nothing (and that approval from colleagues and fans is recognition enough), but hoping against hope that their agent calls to tell them they got an Oscar nomination. The nominations were announced last week, and I must say there were a few surprises…and not the good kind. There were nine films nominated, none of which were surprising, although as much as I liked Silver Linings Playbook, I wouldn’t put it in a league with the other nominees. There were no ghastly omissions. I mean, the Academy can nominate as many as 10 films, so if there was one even on the bubble, they could have included it. Now when you have nine Oscar-caliber films and only five Best Director nominations to hand out, things tend to get sticky. T h e f ive d i re c tors nominated were Michael Haneke (Amour), Ang Lee (Life of Pi), David O. Russell (Silver Linings P l a y b o o k ) , S teve n Spielberg (Lincoln) and Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild). That means the four directors of Oscar-nominated films snubbed were Ben Affleck (Argo), Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained), Tom Hooper (Les Miserables) and Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty). I’m confused. Were they playing ‘opposite day’ on the playground at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that day? Did they conduct the nomination process in the bizarre world? Did the coach put the B squad in to give them some playing time? All I know is my list of nominees would have looked very different—four out of five different. On to best actor. We have Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)...uh, OK; Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln), the no-brainer of the group; Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables); Joaquin Phoenix (The Master) and Denzel Washington (Flight). Now Denzel already has his big upset Oscar from when he beat out Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind) with his B+ performance in Training Day, so unless Daniel Day-Lewis punches the desk clerk at the

THE NOMINATIONS WERE ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK, AND I MUST SAY THERE WERE A FEW SURPRISES… AND NOT THE GOOD KIND.

Mercer Hotel between now and the ceremony, this one is pretty much a lock. I don’t know why people aren’t considering Jamie Foxx’s omission a snub; I guarantee you he is. The real snubs came in the Supporting Actor category, where neither Leonardo DiCaprio nor Samuel L. Jackson joined their Django co-star star Christoph Waltz on the list of nominees. The latest Bond film was snubbed in every category, but most insiders thought the biggest insult was overlooking Javier Bardem as the sadistic Silva. Now the Best Actress category is less controversial, as the five nominees—including the youngest ever, 9-year old Quvenzhane Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild—are all more than deserving. The two women who arguably deserve to be on the list are Marion Cotillard for Rust and Bone and Helen Mirren for her performance in Hitchcock. The Oscars air Feb. 24 on ABC—no doubt more snubs to come.


REVIEWS MOVIE REVIEW

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The Piano Lesson Gangster Squad

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AM GOING TO SAY SOMETHING I DON’T THINK I HAVE ever said about a movie before: This movie needed to be 20 minutes longer. It runs slipshod over backgrounds, love stories and character development; so the second we are off and running, the audience has little emotional investment in the story. That being said, this is an exceptionally well-acted and—for the most part—entertaining film. It’s 1949 and the infamous gangster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) has taken over Los Angeles. He is poised to assume control of all aspects of organized crime in the city. The only thing standing in his way is police chief Parker (Nick Nolte), an honest man desperate to stop Cohen. He recruits Sergeant John O’Mara (Josh Brolin) to assemble a group of vigilante policemen to stop the reign of terror using any means necessary—hence the Gangster Squad. Meanwhile, O’Mara’s No. 2 man, Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling), has fallen head over heels for Mickey’s girl, Grace (Emma Stone). This movie has one big and very obvious problem: It doesn’t know what it wants to be. It’s 70-percent L.A. Confidential and 30-percent Dick Tracy. Any time the movie starts to settle into a dark stylized thriller, one character or another drops some hackneyed line or cracks an awkward joke, shattering the moment. Though it’s an interesting film, when you consider what it could have been, it’s a disappointment.

STORY Boy Willie Charles has lived his entire life as a sharecropper in Mississippi on the same land where his grandfather was a slave of a white man named Sutter. When Sutter’s last remaining descendant puts the land up for sale, Boy Willie is determined to buy it. The time is 1937, and Boy Willie journeys north to Pittsburgh to convince his sister, Berniece, to sell their family’s heirloom piano so that he can buy the land with his share. Berniece has no intention of departing with the beloved object. To her, it represents her family’s history, carved out of wood by their craftsman grandfather. It’s something the young widow can cherish as much as her dream of her daughter, Maretha, becoming a teacher. Is it destined to remain there as a connection to the past or will it be transformed into a ticket to the future?

HIGHLIGHTS This rendition of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning tale is given expert guidance by director Lorna Litteway, who maintains a compelling pace for this three-hour saga, allowing Wilson’s masterful dialogue to move his masterpiece forward.

PLAY: The Piano Lesson GROUP: The Black Rep VENUE: Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square DATES: Thursdays through Sundays through Feb. 2 TICKETS: $20$47; 534-3810, metrotix.com or theblackrep.org RATING: A 4.5 on a scale of 1-to-5.

Ron Conner is a force of nature as Boy Willie, erupting periodically throughout the two acts of Wilson’s fascinating story. He commands the stage with his fervor and determination. It’s an astonishing performance. Equally impressive are Robert Mitchell as Uncle Doaker and Chauncy Thomas as Boy Willie’s friend, Lymon. Doaker is the bedrock of stability in the Charles family. Mitchell smoothly depicts Doaker’s neutrality, as well as his innate sense of justice. Sharisa Whatley confidently shows the determination and resolute certainty of Berniece, a woman who doesn’t buy into the need to have a man in order to identify her own self-worth.

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Even with a few glitches (some of the performances in lesser roles are less polished), this telling of The Piano Lesson is time well-spent for any student of drama.

RATING: 8 out of 10

HIS MOVIE COMES WITH A TORNADO OF controversy surrounding it. People have accused the film of being propaganda created and released in a calculated effort to aid in Barack Obama’s re-election. On the other side of the aisle, critics are claiming the film is ‘pro-torture,’ supporting the most extreme methods of interrogation. Is it? I don’t know. What I do know is that this thriller about the decade-long manhunt for Osama Bin Laden is one of the most intense, gripping films I have seen in a while. Maya (Jessica Chastain) begins her career in intelligence in 2003, joining the global manhunt for the 9/11 mastermind. She quickly becomes acquainted with the wide variety of methods for extracting information; and she soon begins to suspect a mysterious courier may be the key to finding Bin Laden. Something tells me that if both the political left and right accuse you of pushing an agenda, you’re probably not. I will say that for a movie to keep you nailed to your seat for more than two and a half hours is no small feat. Chastain already has a Golden Globe on her mantel, and may very likely have an Oscar joining it next month.

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DINING OUT

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Ever since Monarch shuttered last Spring, former executive chef JOSH GALLIANO has been keeping busy with a variety of culinary projects around town. The foodie community has been waiting to see where he would land, and now the wait is over: Galliano and restaurateurs NICK and AUDRA LUEDDE are teaming up to open The Libertine. The new restaurant reportedly is scheduled to debut in the former Chez Leon space in Clayton later this year. We’re told Galliano’s menu will be divided into the three categories simply defined as ‘Vegetables’, ‘Meat’ and ‘Seafood,’ and there also will be plenty of craft cocktails, beers and wines available. The Libertine will serve dinner initially, with lunch service slated to begin later in the year. Looking for something unique to do on Valentine’s Day? Here are a couple of hands-on options: The Ritz-Carlton is hosting a Valentine’s Day Cooking Class on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Held in the hotel’s kitchens, the event is a day of hands-on instruction and preparation of cuisine specifically designed for V-Day. After the class, participants and the Ritz-Carlton chefs will enjoy them for lunch. The cost of the class, which also includes breakfast, is $89 per person. Space is limited. An accommodations package with the cooking class also is available. For reservations, or more information, call 719-1433.

On Thursday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m., join Absolutli Goosed’s owner/mixologist ROBIN SCHUBERT for an intimate evening of spirit and cocktail exploration as she hosts a Valentine’s Day Couples Mixology Class at the bar. Couples also will enjoy a light food pairing. The cost is $35 per couple, and reservations can be made by calling 771-9300. Tucanos Brazilian Grill is scheduled to make its Midwestern debut next month with a new location at 1520 S. Fifth St. in St. Charles. Tucanos features the traditional Brazilian grilling style, referred to as ‘churrasco,’ with specially seasoned or marinated meats and vegetables, grilled and then served hot off skewers. More information can be found at tucanos.com. BY MATT SORRELL

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In the past year or two, several places have popped up around town featuring gourmet takes on that most American of delicacies, the hamburger. One of the most anticipated was Five Star Burgers, which opened in Clayton last fall. The latest project from Steve Gontram, former chef/ owner of Harvest, Five Star attempts to marry culinary creativity, quality ingredients and green practices, with delicious and affordable results. No t h i n g go e s w i t h burgers like beer, and Five Star had plenty of local craft beers to choose from, like pints of Civil Life American Brown Ale ($5) and Perennial Southside Blonde ($5). We recommend the Five Star Happy Hour from 4 to 6 p.m. daily, when these and the rest of the draft beer offerings are half-price. Although we were in the mood for hops during our visit, the menu also had a surprising selection of classic cocktails from that we intend to sample next time around. The Roast Tomato Soup ($4) topped with crispy cheese curds, was a creamy, savory way to warm up on a cold winter’s eve, and a good way to whet the appetite for the main attractions. The menu had plenty of salads and specialty sandwiches, but for our first time out, burgers were the order of the day. What better place to start than the eponymous 5 Star Burger ($8)? This burger was a straight-ahead classic, a patty of natural Angus beef from Creekstone Farms, rare, and garnished in old-school fashion with lettuce, tomato, onion and a pickle. We added a slice of American cheese for an additional buck for the ultimate classic burger interpretation. Add to that a side of Natural-Cut Idaho Russet Fries ($1) and it was as close to burger heaven as we’ve been in quite some time. From there, things got spicy with the Dad’s Green Chile Cheeseburger ($9). Another juicy patty, this one was pumped up with chilies, pepper jack cheese and green chili mayonnaise. The result was a nice, slow burn that didn’t overwhelm the meaty goodness, and it paired nicely with an order of tangy Fried Pickles ($2).

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Where so many burger places go wrong is in the post-grill phase. They take a perfectly cooked patty and then obliterate that fine beef with layers of unnecessary toppings that serve to just muddy the flavor waters. Not so at Five Star, and this is where Gontram’s fine-dining background pays off nicely. The burgers are put together carefully, to create a taste sensation that was more than the sum of its parts. The menu had plenty of shakes, floats and cones to satisfy the pickiest sweet tooth. The Salted Caramel Shake ($6), made with local favorite Serendipity ice cream and topped with whipped cream and roasted marshmallows, was our dessert of choice, quite possibly the ultimate frozen dairy treat. In addition to great food, Five Star Burgers also has a commitment to green practices, using only fully recyclable, recycled, biodegradable and/or compostable paper products. Have a great burger, and feel good about it. 8125 Maryland Ave., 720-4350, 5starburgersstl.com.


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Urban Bounty “WE USE FRESH, CREATIVE INGREDIENTS THAT ARE LITERALLY GROWN RIGHT THERE, WHERE THEY ARE BEING PREPARED AND SERVED.”

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T’S A TRUE GARDEN OASIS WITH A BRICKand-mortar backdrop at 4605 Olive St., the urban home of Bowood Farms. And amidst the lush vegetation of a nursery and gift shop and two abundant gardens, diners can enjoy seasonal fare at Café Osage, the breakfast-and-lunch

restaurant component of Bowood Farms. “We have three spaces in all for dining, but in the summertime, people can sit outside under umbrellas in an enclosed courtyard with high brick walls, surrounded by plants,” explains John McPheeters, owner of Bowood Farms. “Our patio is actually

inside what used to be an old warehouse building—we took the roof off and created a relaxed atmosphere for warmer weather.” Chef David Kirkland offers a menu incorporating seasonal produce grown across the street in a quarter-of-an-acre garden, herbs grown on a green roof above the café and crops raised at the original Bowood Farms in Clarksville, Mo. “Our menu changes to reflect the season, even if it’s just a component of a regular menu item,” McPheeters says. “We use fresh, creative ingredients that are literally grown right there, where they are being prepared and served.” He points out that although their produce is not certified organic, they use an organic soil mix and do not use herbicides, pesticides or growth hormones on any of the edible plants that they grow. The history of Bowood Farms dates back to 1930, when the grandparents (Charles and Ida Bascome) of McPheeters’ wife, Connie, purchased the land in Clarksville. “The name comes from one or two things,” he notes. “It’s either from the Osage orange trees that line the borders of the property, which were used by the Osage Indians to make bows. Or, there is a Bowood House in England that we know of—it probably was a combination” About 35 years ago, the McPheeters purchased the farm from Connie’s parents, Joe and Betty Bascome. “I had been involved in farming for most of my life,” McPheeters recalls. “So in 1989, we opened a wholesale nursery, where we grew ornamental plants for retailers and landscapers in Missouri and Illinois.” Then in 2005, McPheeters started thinking about having a presence in St. Louis, which evolved into a retail nursery in the Central West End. “We had lived in the area in the late ’70s and ’80s, so we knew the neighborhood well,” he says. “We found some interesting old buildings that we thought were well-suited for what we wanted to do and brought them back from total disrepair.” And according to McPheeters, the café, which opened two years later, was always in the plan—and is a natural combination. “It’s something that’s very common in Europe and is just starting to become more common in the U.S.,” he explains. “There’s sort of a cross-pollination between the nursery business and growing herbs and food with the restaurant business.” Looking to brighten your winter days? In January, Bowood Farms is offering a special poinsettia buy-back program to encourage customers to think about other plants that can be grown indoors. Instead of throwing away your poinsettia, bring it into their shop for a 10-percent discount off any houseplant. “We have offered this for a number of years,” McPheeters says. “Some people try to keep poinsettias throughout the year—and a few people are successful at it. But the poinsettia is not an easy plant to grow year-round, so we thought it would be fun for people to bring theirs in. We will compost the plants for them to serve another purpose, and in the meantime, get people excited about growing something else during the winter months.” (Yes, it’s about 60 days until the first day of spring…)

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MISPERCEPTION Works that trick the eye are featured in this multimedia exhibit at Art Saint Louis. A free opening reception will be held 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19. 241-4810 or artsaintlouis.org.

THE LOOP ICE CARNIVAL Experience a winter celebration in the Delmar Loop. The event will include live ice carving demonstrations, ice slides, s’mores roasts and live music and performance groups. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 727-8000 or visittheloop.com.

THROUGH 2/3

1/19 BLOC PARTY U.K. dance rock group Bloc Party will play The Pageant. 8 p.m. $25-$30. 726-6161 or thepageant.com.

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4000 MILES The Repertory Theatre presents the moving drama, 4000 Miles, which follows the journey of reconnection between a grandmother and her 20-year-old grandson. Various times. $47-$60. 968-4925 or repstl.org.

THROUGH 2/2 THE PIANO LESSON The Black Rep opens its season with The Piano Lesson, its inaugural production that garnered national attention 20 years ago, at Grandel Theatre in Grand Center. Various times. $20-$36. 534-3810 or theblackrep.org.

THROUGH 1/20 FEDERICO BARROCI— RENAISSANCE MASTER Saint Louis Art Museum presents the nation’s first exhibit devoted to Federico Barroci’s paintings and drawings. 721-0072 or slam.org.

FEASTING WITH THE CAMPBELLS Indulge in an eight-course Victorian dinner, based on 19th century recipes from the Campbell collection, at 1904 Steakhouse in River City Casino. The event benefits the Campbell House Museum’s Gilded Table Cookbook and food programs. 7 p.m. dinner; 6 p.m. VIP reception. $175, dinner; $50, VIP reception. 421-0325 or campbellhousemuseum.org.

1/25-3/13 MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE This COCA exhibition, presented in partnership with Barnes-Jewish Hospital Arts and Healthcare Program, highlights the healing artwork of a mother and daughter, Connie and Sara Swinson, who each overcame serious illness. The exhibit opening will be from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 25. Free. 725-6555 or cocastl.org.

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Steve Nelson, saxophonist Mark Turner and drummer Nate Smith, will play Jazz at the Bistro. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. $15-$37. 534-1111 or jazzstl.org.

2/1-2 SIBELIUS 5 Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu will lead the St. Louis Symphony in a performance of Sibelius 5, an uplifting symphony from his homeland, at Powell Hall. 8 p.m. $30-$108. 534-1700 or stlsymphony.org.

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2/8-10 ROMEO AND JULIET Saint Louis Ballet will perform Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy at Touhill Performing Arts Center. Various times. $27-$47. 636-537-1998 or stlouisballet.org.

2/8 & 2/10 THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE Winter Opera Saint Louis will perform The Ballad of Baby Doe, based on a real-life romance in the 19th century wild west, at Touhill Performing Arts Center. Various times. $36-$51. 865-0038 or winteroperastl.org.

2/9 PAULA POUNDSTONE Hear the improvisational comedy of Paula Poundstone at The Sheldon Concert Hall. 7:30 p.m. $33-$35. 534-1111 or thesheldon.org.

KIDS CORNER 1/24-27 SESAME STREET LIVE!—PLAY ZONE Have fun on Sesame Street in the Play Zone before the Sesame Street Live! Can’t Stop Singing kid’s show at Peabody Opera House. Various times. $9-$60. 800745-3000 or peabodyoperahouse.com. 2/1-3 GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents the award-winning classic children’s play, Guess How Much I Love You, at COCA. Various times. $14-$18. 725-6555 or cocastl.org. 2/9-10 DISNEY’S PHINEAS AND FERB See Disney’s Phineas and Ferb cartoon characters perform live at Chafeitz Arena. Various times. $18-$50. thechafeitzarena.com.

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THROUGH 1/27 DISCOVER THE REAL GEORGE WASHINGTON: NEW VIEWS FROM MOUNT VERNON Missouri History Museum’s new exhibit examining the life of George Washington features 100 original objects—from the first president’s dentures to Revolutionary War armaments. $4-$10. 746-4599 or mohistory.org.

DAVE HOLLAND QUINTET This acoustic modern jazz group featuring, trombonist Robin Eubanks, vibraphonist

CELEBRATE THE GOSPEL CONCERT In celebration of Black History Month, First Baptist Church of Chesterfield choir will perform traditional and modern renditions of gospel music at Missouri Botanical Garden. 3 p.m. $4-$8. 577-5100 or mobot.org.

CHECK THIS OUT CLAYTON RESTAURANT WEEK During the fourth annual Clayton Restaurant Week, 17 fine dining establishments, including Araka, Bar Napoli, Barcelona Tapas, The Crossing, Crushed Red, J. Buck’s, Mad Tomato, Oceano Bistro, Remy’s and Tani’s Sushi Bistro, will offer three-course dinner and drink specials. $25; adding a $5 donation to your bill will benefit Operation Food Search. Jan. 21-27. claytonrestaurantweek.com.

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Mari de Villa CONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 assisted living and skilled care, are both licensed as a skilled facility. That means all of the areas are staffed by nurses 24 hours a day, all of the guest rooms are equipped with call lights and all guests receive timely rounds. The inclusive rates mean there are no additional charges for meals, a daily snack cart, housekeeping, laundry, transportation with staff escorts, cable television, daily activities and social hours, incontinence products and 24-hour nursing care. For families that are considering a move, seeing is believing, Wiesehan notes. “If families would just tour Mari de Villa and see what is offered, they will be very well pleased.”

LN Landscape CONTINUED FROM PAGE 51 Occupational exposures also include daily UV dosing, regular contact with rusty implements and soils filled with decay organisms. All gardeners enjoy the benefits of good humus for soil conditioning, but take a moment to think about how it gets made. The same fungi and bacteria that break down organic matter can affect our tissues, as well. Always treat even minor wounds that happen when gardening as serious. And if you think that Julie’s note on sun protection is too grave, think again. We have both lost loved ones to malignant melanoma and hope, through a little education, to spare others that grief. We take our winter safety classes seriously and hope you will, too.

Maryville UNiverSiTy ST. lOUiS SPeaKerS SerieS Campus appearance free and open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis.

P.W. Singer Leading Expert on 21st Century Warfare

Protect Yourself • Keep your tetanus vaccination current. • Use the best gardening gloves you can afford. • If you grow roses, get rose gauntlets. • Reduce exposure to nail fungus by rubbing soap under your fingernails before digging in soil bare-handed. • Always wear a hat. • Use sun protection from clothing or sunscreen with high SPF year-round. • Prevent Lyme disease, St. Louis Encephalitis and West Nile Virus by using DEET for tick and mosquito prevention. Learn to Identify Hazards • Call 1-800-DIG-RITE for utility location marking three days before you dig anything deeper than one spade depth to avoid damaging utility lines. • Learn to recognize poison ivy by sight and wash well with grease-removing dish soap if exposed. • Familiarize yourself with copperheads, cottonmouths and rattlers with pocket field guides. • Check your trees frequently for dead branches that may pose a risk. Safe Chemical Handling • Store all pesticides in locking cabinets. • Never pour chemicals into unlabeled bottles. • Don’t reuse a pesticide container for any other purpose. • Always follow label directions for application and disposal. • With pesticides, more is not better. • Keep a well-charged fire extinguisher at hand when fueling equipment.

Special Campus appearance Tuesday, January 22, 1:00 p.m. Maryville University auditorium

Tool Safety • Clean tools after every use and oil regularly to prevent corrosion or rust. • Put tools away or safely position them when not in use to avoid tripping hazards. • Dull tools, like dull knives, are more dangerous than sharp ones. • Learn how to properly sharpen blades on hand and power tools. • Never use a tool that is too heavy for you to control. • If you have arthritis, buy new ergonomic tools with cushioned handles.

In his work, Singer explores how science fiction, with its emphasis on robotics and other technologies, plays out on modern-day battlefields and the implications of these developments on war, politics, ethics and law in our time.

Know Your Limits • Ask your doctor if you should have any limitations for garden activities. • Work up gradually to tasks in the spring to avoid sore muscles. • Vary your activities to limit fatigue and work all muscle groups to build broad exercise benefits. • Learn what your lifting capacity is and do not exceed it. • Wear a back brace when lifting heavy items or for any strenuous activity. • Keep your fluid intake up in the summer to prevent dehydration. • Follow the shade and work in the coolest location of the moment. • If you need to work from a ladder more than two steps high, have a buddy near, in case of a fall. • Ask for help when you need it.

Brief remarks followed by Q&A with audience

Call 314.529.9338 or email alumni@maryville.edu for more information. Find us on Facebook: facebook.com/maryvilleuniversity

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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 ACCOUNTS OUT OF BALANCE? QuickBooks help for small businesses. 18 yrs banking experience, 13 years QuickBooks experience. No job too small. Jane 314-680-2929 CPA FIRM FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED BUSINESSES Affordable Accounting, Tax, Payroll & Guidance Solutions. Call Tom at 314-448-4264 www.tomdunncpa.com

ANNOUNCEMENTS CARDINAL SEASON TICKETS Ball Park Founders Seats Diamond Box Seats, Section 159 Row L, Seats 5-8, $15,500. Tickets Additional. 314-780-1220

AUTOMOTIVE AUTOMOBILE & MOTORCYCLE STORAGE The Finest in Climate Controlled Storage Close to Clayton and Ladue 314-993-1330 or Kevin@stlouiscarmuseum.com

ST. LOUIS CAR MUSEUM & SALES Now offering Upholstery Services for Your Classic, Antique, Custom and Special Interest Autos Contact Kevin 314.993.1330 Or Kevin@stlouiscarmuseum.com

FREE Pickup & Cash Paid For Your Junk Cars. No Title ï No Problem Call 314-922-7570

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CLEANING SERVICES CLEAN AS A WHISTLE Affordable Cleaning for Any Budget Weekly, Bi-weekly, Monthly, Move-in & Move Out $10 OFF New Customers Insured & Bonded Member of BBB Satisfaction Guaranteed Family Owned & Operated Call 314-426-3838 Accepting Credit Cards OLIVIA'S CLEANERS Residential, Construction & Commercial. Last Minute, One Time, Move In/Out, & Rentals. Weekly, Bi-weekly, Monthly, Weekends & Evenings. Katherine 314-556-9506 Insured & Bonded DETAIL CLEANING & ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICES NO TASK IS TOO DAUNTING! IMMACULATE HOUSECLEANING Quality Detail Cleaning, Personalized to Fit Your Needs. 15 Years Experience. Bonded & Insured. Call Jody 314-409-1214 HOUSECLEANING Established customers with references. Over 11 years of continued service with clients in Town & Country, Ladue, and Wildwood. Call Linda 636-529-1224 CLEANING SERVICES Honest and Trustworthy Bosnian Woman Wants To Clean Homes Weekly, Bi-weekly & Monthly If Interested Please Call 314-556-5094 DOMESTIC ENGINEER Thorough Housecleaning From Chandeliers To Baseboards and EVERYTHING in Between. 30 Yrs Exp & Ref. Donna Lamanna 314-469-6789 HOUSE CLEANING Individual Woman Seeking Homes. Wkly, Bi-wkly, Mthly & Deep Cleaning. Trustworthy, Exp., Ref's. Handyman Services Available. 314-498-1852 SAFE-LUX Cleaning Professionals Locally owned/operated for over 20 years. Safe for your family & your home. Free Consultation 314-640-5599 safe-lux.com TWO LADIES & A BUCKET Two Are Better Than One! Deep & Thorough Cleaning Service Please Contact Susie Duncan at: 314-229-1736 www.twoandabucket.com

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

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CLEANING SERVICES CLEANING BY VALERIE Offering Excellent Service. Reasonable Rates with Flexible Hours. 25 Years Experience. Insured & Ref's. 314-610-7244

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HANDYMAN SERVICES

ST. LOUIS AUSTRALIAN LABRADOODLES Curran & Becky Coulter - Breeders 314.378.9634•314.803.8691 stlouisdoodles@gmail.com stlouisaustralianlabradoodles.com

KIRKWOOD HANDYMAN, Member BBB Insured. Carpentry, Plumbing, Elect., Gutter Cleaning, Drywall, Painting. Call Greg Filley 314-966-3711 No job is too small!

COMPUTER SERVICES FOR THE HOME QUIT DREAMING AND BUILD YOUR PERSONAL SANCTUARY TODAY!

Service at your home: Transfer data to new PCs Fix problems with current PCs Day, evening, weekends available Since 1980

Call Mike at 636-675-7641 www.STLpcguy.com

CONSERVATORIES • SOLARIUMS SUNROOMS • GREENHOUSES sunshinerooms.com

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GUTTERS ROOFING EDUCATION EXPERIENCED TUTOR: One On One ACT/SAT: Reading and English Writing, grammar, critical thinking Over 30 years exp; flattering ref's Call: Patricia @ 636-394-2751 Email: campbellp483@gmail.com Individualized ACT PREP SAT/SSAT/GED Prep; Math Tutoring Programs designed for you Call or Email for a FREE Consultation JUST LEARN 314-394-2288 egill@JustLearnNow.com

ELECTRICAL LICENSED JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN 30 yrs. exp. Excellent references and trustworthy. I can take care of all of your electrical needs. $40.00 per hour. 25.00 service call. Larry 314-609-1015 I live in Ladue

ESTATE SALES ANOTHER PREMIER SALE BY GREAT ESTATES: A one of a kind sale featuring unique collection of international artwork and fine collectibles from Europe, South & Central America. Furniture includes china cabinet, chests, bookshelves, antique beds, accent tables, wrought iron. Lamps, sconces, silver, Dhurri rugs, linens, books & MORE!

Contact Tony 314-413-2888 Cleaning, Repairs, Drainage Solutions, Screen Installation & Window Cleaning Professional, Reliable & Insured No Mess Left Behind ï Free Est. thegutterguy-stl@hotmail.com CLAYTON HEIGHT'S GUTTER & HOME EXTERIORS Cleaning & Gutter Repair Copper & Aluminum Guttering Soffit & Fascia Covering Insured & Small Jobs O.K. Paul Steinbrook Tel: 314-971-2074

HEALTH FITNESS

in 2013!! ï Pilates sessions (private or duet) ï Personalized workouts ï Highly effective ï Low impact exercises Get in shape without the fitness club scene Contact: Shawn Grow, certified Stott Pilates® instructor Call 314-699-6024 or email: shawn@grow-fit.com

HEALTH/WELLNESS HEALTH CARE CONSULTANT RN with 20+ years experience in geriatric nursing/home health accepting clients for health care consultations. Not every family has a member in the medical profession so allow me to assist in your health care planning and decisions. Professional and personal references available upon request. 314-570-5088

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 MIKE'S HOME SERVICES Heating-New, Repair, Maintenance. DecksïPowerwashingïRoof, Gutter Cleaning & RepairïPainting PlumbingïElectricalïSewer/Drain Basement Waterproofing. Hauling. Hardwood, Tile & Carpet. Ref's Available. Mike 314-265-4568 Fully InsuredïAll Work Guaranteed

RN RESPITE CARE Dementia/Hospice RN with 20+ years of experience specializing in geriatrics/hospice available to care for your loved one. Registered with Family Care and Safety Registry. Varied hours. Professional/personal references available upon request. 314-570-5088

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33 yrs. exp. Clean, kind, honest and educated. I do all home repairs plus remodeling, texturing, painting, trim, doors and windows, decks and custom closets. References. Bryan 636 395 8036

FLOOR IT Hardwood Flooring Custom Installation and Refinishing Guaranteed professional results Since 1985 Michael Gwidt 314-502-8135

HANDYMAN SERVICES Over 20 Yrs Exp. Plumbing, Tile Work, Painting, Carpentry, Drywall Repair and More. Small Jobs Welcome. Cleaning Services Also Available. 314-616-5847

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Insurance Sales Agent

PRIVATE DUTY CNA

AAA has immediate opportunities for entrepreneurial-minded individuals to join our exclusive team of Insurance Sales Agents. Our door is open to talented sales professionals in the Brentwood/Clayton area with the ambition to build a successful business and take charge of their own financial destiny.

Seeking position for a min of 8-24 hour 7-days wk. Live-in Possible. Specialize: Alzheimer's, Dementia, Movement Disorders, Lou Gehrig's, Diabetic, etc. 10+ yrs exp. Errands, Dr. appt., Cook, Clean, etc. Prices negotiable. Own transportation. Travel & References.

It will take initiative, selfdetermination, a strong work ethic, career dedication and a winning attitude. If this sounds like you, and you can visualize yourself earning a six-figure plus income, find out more at: www.aaa.com/careers and search for job #3330.

Call 314-403-9818

HOME CARE Experience With Stroke, Alzheimer's, Diabetes, Parkinson's and Hospice Patients. 12 HR Shifts, Days or Nights. Car/Chauffer, Good Cook, Exceptional Workers, Trustworthy, Doctor Ref's., 27 Yrs. Exp. We are Available NOW! Mary or Felicia 314-862-5242 Leave message

Apply via the url above or submit your resume via email to: rnorwood@ aaamissouri.com

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ALL SAINTS PLUMBING Leaky or Broken Pipes, Stacks Removed & Replaced. Licensed, Bonded, Insured, 35 Years Exp. All Jobs At All Times 314-843-7430

EMG REMODELING 314-922-4937

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

HELP WANTED Design Consultant

Got a flair for color?

Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling IKEA Furniture Designer services Flooring: tile/hardwood/laminate We combine quality comfort and fashion in one Licensed & Insured

Get ready for a bright career. If your friends all marvel at your sense of color and decorating, it’s time to turn those talents into a promising career. At Calico Corners, you’ll be given the resources and the opportunity to build your skills by working with our customers to create the rooms they’ve always dreamed of. We seek enthusiastic, creative, personable people with a flair for decorating and a knack for sales.

HOME REMODEL & REPAIR Rotted Wood Repair, Tile, Flooring, Drywall, Electrical, Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting. Insured. Free Est. 36 Yrs. Exp. Don Phillips 314-973-8511

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

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ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICES GET BETTER ORGANIZED We offer functional solutions, tailored to your needs, so you can live Orderly Ever After. Home, office, moving & much more. Confidential, non-judgmental. 618-466-7638 julie.tracy@sbcglobal.net

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PRE-SPRING LANDSCAPING Landscape Design Winter Clean-up • Brush Clearing Bed Preparation • Tilling Weeding & Mulching • Planting Tree/Shrub Fertilization, Trimming and Removal • Lawn Fertilization, Weed Control, Sodding and Seeding • Gutter Cleaning Stone Walls, Patios, and Borders • Drainage Solutions

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REPAIR IT BEFORE YOU REPLACE IT Carpet Repaired, Restretched, Installed, New Carpet Sales, Large Selection in 2 Showrooms. Over 21 Years Experience. For Quote Call Nick 314-845-8049 SEMI RETIRED TRIM CARPENTER Quality Work in Bookcases, Doors, Crown Moldings, Wainscoting, Kitchens and More. Dale 314-541-6708 ï Insured ï Free Estimates ï

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PRECISION REMODELING Since 1990 - Interior & Exterior We Are Here For All Your Home Improvement Needs & Repairs. Free Estimates! Fully Insured. Call Bob (314) 799-4633 or Jim (314) 799-4630

BRIDAL CONSULTANT Maiden Voyage Bridal is NOW Hiring PT Bridal Sales Consultant. Sales Experience Helpful. If interested apply in person. 120 Henry Ave. Manchester, MO 636.394.5858

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

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KEN SINGLETON TUCKPOINTING brickwork, stonework, plaster, drywall, painting, carpentry, siding, gutters, roofing, chimney leaks; stopped guaranteed. Call Ken 636-674-5013

MASTER ARTISANS INC. Quality Prep & Painting Wall Glazing, Marbleizing, Graining, Murals & More. www.masterartisansinc.com Jeff Baumgartner 636.225.5244 M & M CUSTOM PAINTING Interior & Exterior Painting, Staining, Powerwashing, Wallpaper Removal. Insured and Free Estimates Dependable. Owner & Operator Matt 314-401-9211 PAINTING, REMODELING, Carpentry, Wood Rot Repair, Tile Work, Flooring, Decks and Arbors. 17 years exp. Free estimates. Call Kent at 314-398-2898 kenthallowell@yahoo.com

INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE Carpets & Modern Furniture 7505 Delmar Blvd @ Hanley

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SERVICES DISORGANIZED? STRESSED? MOVING? FILES IN SHAMBLES? Margery Miller & Assoc. Organizational Consultants 636-230-6683 We help put order in your life. óóóóóóóóóóóóóóó THE MOVING MANAGER ....managing the details door to door. A personalized service to organize & oversee your residential or business move. Margery Miller & Assoc. 636-230-6683 $ 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 WHAT'S FOR DINNER? Dinner is Served, Personal Chef Service will Plan Menus, Grocery Shop and Prepare Meals in Your Home for You to Enjoy at Your Convenience. Alison Brinker, Registered Dietitian 314-845-2709

PET SERVICES THE WELL BEHAVED PET.... For all your home training needs. New Puppy, Puppy Mill, Rescue Dogs or Behavioral Problems. OH, DON'T FORGET THE CAT!!!! Call me, I can help. Laura @ 636-456-9993

Yucko's Your Poop Scoop 'n Service Free Estimates - No Contracts

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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 www.simplemovesstl.com ALLEN'S HAULING SERVICE 15, 20 and 30 Yard Trash Containers. Hauling Service. No Job Too Big Or Small. Any Type of Trash Removal. 314-621-0481 or 581-7274

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

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