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EDITOR’S NOTE EVEN WITH A HANDFUL OF ST. LOUIS LANDMARKS STILL STANDING 110 years later, it’s still hard to imagine the grandeur of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, better known to us as the 1904 World’s Fair. Beginning in the spring of that year, more than 20 million people from all corners of the globe would show up at our doorstep, ready to experience the world at their fingertips through our city. What was it like, you ask? One only needs to stroll in and around Forest Park for an inkling: Cass Gilbert’s Palace of Fine Arts now stands as the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Smithsonian Flight Cage exhibit now serves as the bird cage at the Saint Louis Zoo, and the fair’s administrative headquarters is the current Brookings Hall at Washington University. In addition, we’ll get a taste of the flavors that were popularized more than a century ago. And we’ll also reconnect with some cultural groups who were part of the melting pot that came to St. Louis in 1904 and continue to thrive here today.

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21 Upper Ladue Road, Ladue Offered at $3,600,000.

7352 Westmoreland Drive, University City Offered at $1,495,000.

32 Woodoaks Trail, Ladue Offered at $1,249,000.

9821 Log Cabin Court, Ladue Offered at $1,149,000.

2019 South Mason Road, Town & Country New Listing. Offered at $1,300,000.

28 Fair Oaks, Ladue New Listing. $849,000. Open 4/27, 1-4 PM.

50 Brighton Way, #3S, Clayton New Listing. Offered at $1,189,000.

301 Chasselle Avenue, Creve Coeur Offered at $614,500.

531 North Central Avenue, University City New Listing. $599,000. Open 4/27, 1-3 PM.

1616 Dearborn, Warson Woods Offered at $465,000.

9 Portland Court, CWE Offered at $445,900.

305 North Bemiston, Clayton New Listing. Offered at $885,000.

4114 Highway DD, Salem Offered at $425,000.

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2019 SOUTH MASON ROAD, Town & Country. Elegant 4,081 square feet in a 5 acre setting with a two stall stable backing to Queeny Park. Screened porch and large deck. $1,300,000 50 BRigHTON WAy, #3S, Clayton. Fabulous 1.5 story penthouse with over 4,100 square feet of living space. 3BR/3.5BA. Open floor plan, wood floors and 2-car parking! $1,189,000 3 ANDRE DRivE, Des Peres. Story book charm with amenities that speak to today’s luxury buyer. 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, acre lot, terrace and pool. $1,090,000 10944 CONWAy ROAD, Frontenac. Charming farmhouse newly renovated for easy living! First floor master overlooks gorgeous yard with pool. 3-car garage as well! $975,000 305 NORTH BEMiSTON, Old Town Clayton. Charming updated condo with inviting 2-story entry, cozy den with custom cabinetry, upstairs master suite and oversized 3-car garage. $885,000 2378 HigHWAy JJ, Elsberry. Spectacular, beautifully built custom timber home on 23 acres includes a 4 acre well cared for vineyard! Open floor plan and deck with views. $875,000 28 FAiR OAkS, Ladue. 3BR/3.5BA Higginbotham built home with beautiful moldings and built-ins. Large first floor master with his and her baths. $849,000. Open 4/27, 1-4 PM 9960 HOlliSTON COURT, Ladue. What a surprise! Must see to believe this spacious, open home bathed in sunlight with great living and entertaining areas. $725,000. Open 4/27, 1-3 PM 531 NORTH CENTRAl, University City. Perfection in an exceptional location. Expansive home has been beautifully enlarged and updated. $599,000. Open 4/27, 1-3 PM 5 WESTRiDgE COURT, University City. Spacious and lightfilled 3BR/2BA cottage has a wonderful open floor plan and is situated on a cul-de-sac. $369,000. Open 4/27, 1-3 PM 3140 RUSSEll, St. Louis. Incredible 3BR/2.5BA historic house, said to be over 190 years old, and located in the beautiful Compton Heights neighborhood. Two-car garage. $349,900 725 SOUTH SkiNkER #7S, St. Louis. A sensational 7th floor condo overlooking Forest Park, and on the edge of Clayton. High ceilings, beautiful views and lots of windows. $265,000 710 Big BEND WOODS DRivE, Ballwin. Stunning renovated ranch with 4BR/2.5BA, updated kitchen with all new appliances, updated bathrooms, new landscaping & driveway. $239,900 9012 BRiDgEPORT AvENUE, Brentwood. Beautifully renovated home in great location with 2BRs, living room w/FP and fantastic patio and private yard. $228,000. Open 4/27, 1-3 PM 2700 MCkNigHT CROSSiNg COURT, Rock Hill. A perfect pied a terre! Chic, carefree condo living in fabulous location! Open floor plan, 9’ ceilings and designer kitchen. $149,900

LuxuryCollection 9847 liTzSiNgER ROAD, Ladue. $6,650,000 12 HUNTlEigH WOODS DRivE, Hunteigh. $5,650,000 21 UPPER lADUE, Ladue. $3,600,000 5105 liNDEll BOUlEvARD, CWE. $1,795,000 395 HigHWAy v, Troy. $1,672,000 8 vAllEy viEW PlACE, Ladue. $1,625,000 11209 HERMiTAgE Hill PlACE, Frontenac. $1,499,000 7352 WESTMORElAND DRivE, University City. $1,495,000 8 OAklEigH lANE, Ladue. $1,450,000 5 CHATFiElD PlACE ROAD, Creve Coeur. $1,250,000 40 AUBURNDAlE DRivE, Creve Coeur. $1,249,000 32 WOODOAkS TRAil, Ladue. $1,249,000 729 HigHWAy H, Troy. $1,195,000 10 COUNTRy liFE ACRES, Town & Country. $1,175,000 9821 lOg CABiN COURT, Ladue. $1,149,000 14 BRiARCliFF, Ladue. $1,100,000 9828 OlD WARSON ROAD, Ladue. $1,075,000 5 HUNTlEigH DOWNS, Frontenac. $998,000 17360 ORvillE ROAD, Wildwood. $995,000 155 CARONDElET PlAzA, #301, Clayton. $949,900 12801 BEllERivE SPRiNgS DRivE, Creve Coeur. $895,000 1178 HAMPTON PARk, Richmond Heights. $850,000 11 BAlCON ESTATES, Creve Coeur. $849,900 72 ClERMONT lANE, Ladue. $839,000 26 SOUTH SPOEDE ROAD, Creve Couer. $750,000

RESIdEnTIAL HOMES 1 ExMOOR DRivE, Ladue. $749,900 11 ROlliNg ROCk, Ladue. $749,000 2 MiDPARk lANE, Ladue. $749,000 316 CABiN gROvE lANE, Creve Coeur. $739,000 45 ClERMONT lANE, Ladue. $649,500 1088 MckNigHT ORCHARD, Richmond Heights. $625,000 563 DEER vAllEy COURT, St. Albans. $618,000 301 CHASSEllE AvENUE, Creve Coeur. $614,500 2332 DivOT DRivE, Crystal Lake Park. $595,000 2 TAMARACk DRivE, Ladue. $595,000 17720 gREySTONE TERRACE DRivE, Wildwood. $579,900 21 MiDPARk lANE, Ladue. $549,000 4 gODWiN lANE, Ladue. $549,000 791 BORDEAUx CiRClE, St. Albans. $506,000 9054 FAiR OAkS CRESCENT CT., Richmond Heights. $499,999 9801 WilD DEER ROAD, Ladue. $499,000 746 ORiENTAl lily, O’Fallon. $489,900 1616 DEARBORN, Warson Woods. $465,000 7135 MARylAND AvENUE, University City. $464,000 1195 WAgNER PlACE, Rock Hill. $410,000 4141 WEST PiNE, CWE. $410,000 11003 WEllSlEy CT., Ladue Schools. $389,000 35 lOg Hill lANE, Ballwin. $379,900 4153 WEST PiNE, CWE. $359,000 14361 lADUE ROAD, Chesterfield. $329,000 8730 TEASDAlE AvENUE, University City. $275,000 6177 WASHiNgTON BlvD., St. Louis. $249,900

900 South Hanley, #12E, Clayton Offered at $190,000. 503 glENMEADOW DRivE, Ballwin. 6209 MARDEl AvENUE, St. Louis. 1033 REDDiNgTON TiMBERS, St. Charles. 732 JUANiTA AvENUE, Glendale. 1594 MilBRiDgE DRivE, Chesterfield. 151 BRiDgEWATER CHASE lANE, Villa Ridge. 875 HARDCASTlE DRivE, O’Fallon. 123 CUivRE RivER DRivE, Troy. 804 WAlER DRivE, Lake St. Louis. 213 CORDES STREET, O’Fallon.

45 ClERMONT lANE, Ladue. $665,000.

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563 DEER vAllEy COURT, St. Albans. $618,000.

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2332 DivOT DRivE, Crystal Lake Park. $595,000.

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2 TAMARACk DRivE, Ladue. $595,000.

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21 MiDPARk lANE, Ladue. $549,000.

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1195 WAgNER PlACE, Rock Hill. $410,000.

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11003 WEllSlEy CT., Ladue Schools. $389,000.

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131 gAy AvENUE, Clayton. $299,900.

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6177 WASHiNgTON BlvD., St. Louis. $249,900.

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COndOMInIUM/VILLA HOMES 322 CARlylE lAkE DRivE, Creve Coeur. $590,000 232 NORTH kiNgSHigHWAy #1501, CWE. $550,000 320 NORTH UNiON BOUlEvARD, #3, CWE. $490,000 9 PORTlAND COURT, CWE. $445,900 625 SOUTH SkiNkER, #1202, St. Louis. $399,900 410 NORTH NEWSTEAD, #11W, CWE. $369,000 410 NORTH NEWSTEAD, #4W, CWE. $357,000 131 gAy AvENUE, Clayton. $287,500 8011 PRESiDiO COURT, #2A, University City. $255,000 200 SOUTH BRENTWOOD BlvD., #15C Clayton. $249,500 250 SOUTH BRENTWOOD BlvD., #1F, Clayton. $249,500 7515 BUCkiNgHAM DRivE, #3S, Clayton. $215,000 900 SOUTH HANlEy ROAD, #12E, Clayton. $190,000 6115 WASHiNgTON BOUlEvARD, #302, St. Louis. $187,000 4386 WEST PiNE BOUlEvARD, #1W, CWE. $150,000 6115 WASHiNgTON BOUlEvARD, #301, St. Louis. $148,500 921 SOUTH HANlEy ROAD, #E, Clayton. $139,000 2033 FAlliNg BROOk DR., Maryland Heights. $109,900 1322 HigHlAND OAkS DRivE, #B, Ballwin. $95,900

151 Bridgewater Chase Lane, Villa Ridge Offered at $184,900.

2700 McKnight Crossing Court, Rock Hill Offered at $149,900.

LOTS/ACREAGE/FARMS 1760 Acres on HigHWAy H, Glenwood. $5,800,000 302 WARDENBURg FARMS DR., Wildwood. $600,000 303 WARDENBURg FARMS DR., Wildwood. $600,000 317 WARDNEBURg FARMS DR., WIldwood. $600,000 1 liTTlE lANE, Ladue. $595,000 916 BlUFF ROAD, Pevely. $429,000 4114 HigHWAy DD, Salem. $425,000 72 ACRE HORSE FARM, Bunker. $419,900 73 ACRE AQUATiC FARM, Bunker. $299,900 lot 3-8,11,12 BRETON WOODS CT., Wildwood. $225,000-$235,000 gOvERNOR PlACE #2 lOT 46, St. Charles. $129,000 lAkE CHARlES HillS lOT 88, O’Fallon. $14,000

2532 Frances Avenue, Pattonville Schools new Listing. Offered at $144,900.

NEW CONSTRUCTION 8 lONg MEADOWS lANE, Town & Country. 1 liTTlE lANE, Ladue. 809 TARA ESTATES COURT TBB, Chesterfield.

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Offered at: $875,000 | Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Feet: 4,309

Offered at: $379,900 | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Feet: 2.451

2378 Highway JJ in Elsberry

35 Log Hill Lane in Ballwin

1.5-story custom, private retreat offers dramatic architecture. Wide plank pine flooring, windows everywhere, intricate vaults, 24 foot great room, exposed Douglas Fir beams, tongue and groove pine ceiling, 10 foot pour in walkout lower level, 400 amp electrical, and 3 HVAC zones. Main floor master bedroom, beautiful deck spanning the entire rear of home and professionally landscaped exterior. Upgraded appliances in the spacious kitchen and so much more. The list of features continues! House sits on 10 acres and an adjoining 11.5 acres [included in price] include a 4 acre working/producing vineyard. Dreams do come true!

Pristine condition. This gracious 2 story has natural light soaring in every room. Inside this home you will find; beautiful wood flooring; updated kitchen (2010) including granite tops, custom backsplash, and newer stainless appliances; custom locker/storage area in main floor utility room; newer carpet (2010) and a finished lower level. Find floor-to-ceiling Anderson wood windows, architectural roof (2010), new HVAC (2007), freshly painted interior, updated lighting, crown molding and higher baseboards on main level. Built-in shelves flank the woodburning fireplace and tile floors in the baths. Inviting covered front porch. List goes on!

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LISTING AGENT: Susan Hurley 314.308.6636

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UNDER CONTRACT | Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Feet: 1,510

Offered at: $618,000 | Bedrooms: 5 | Bathrooms: 5.5 | Square Feet: 4,144

7118 Stanford Avenue in University City

563 Deer Valley Court in St. Albans

CHARMING! The inviting front porch adds to the curb appeal of this wonderful home. The first floor features a living room with wood burning fireplace and built-in bookcases, a lovely dining room with built-ins and French doors to the patio, a cozy sunroom and a large updated eat-in kitchen. Upstairs you will find three gracious bedrooms with ample closet space, a hall bath and a fabulous updated master bath with double sinks and separate whirlpool tub and shower. The fenced in back yard and patio combined with the popular neighborhood make this a must see!

Exceptional value can be found in this spacious, light and bright all brick home. The den/ library features built-in floor to ceiling bookcases, a bay window and vaulted ceiling. The light-filled formal dining room includes hardwood floors, tray ceiling with crown molding and wainscoting. The great room has a stone gas fireplace, wet bar and large windows overlooking the backyard. The kitchen is a cook’s dream! The breakfast area is open to the hearth room and includes another gas fireplace with stone surround and sliding door leading to the upper patio and yard. Main floor master. This home is a must see!

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Visit Facebook.com/LadueNews to enter. Submissions will be accepted through May 5. Voting begins on Facebook April 25 and ends at 5 p.m. on May 6. The contest is open to children between 2 and 4 years old.* Each photo submitted must be taken no more than 60 days prior to date of submission. Ideal photo size is at least 1 MB. *Specific age requirements:The contest is open to children between the ages of 2 and 4. Contestants must be at least 2 years old by April 25, 2014, and have not turned 5 years old before May 30, 2014.The winner will be determined at random among the top five vote-getters. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

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The votes have been tallied, and we now have the names of the nine finalists for the 2014 Ladue News CHARITY AWARDS. They are: ALMOST HOME, DOORWAYS, EASTER SEALS MIDWEST, LIFELONG VISION FOUNDATION, READY READERS, RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES, RX OUTREACH, THE MISSION CONTINUES and UNLIMITED PLAY. From this list, the names of the three Charity Awards winners will be announced in June. Stay tuned to LN in the coming weeks to learn more about the work and impact of these deserving nonprofits. Members of THE PRESS CLUB OF METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS board of directors served as an advisory panel in determining awards finalists and winners.

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The grandeur of Portland Place will be front and center at the upcoming 2014 CENTRAL WEST END ASSOCIATION HOUSE & GARDEN TOUR. Six historic mansions along one of St. Louis’ most exclusive streets will be featured on the tour, the first time in 10 years that these homes have been available for public viewing. Designed in 1888 by noted St. Louis private place surveyor Julius Pitzman, Portland Place is one of the few remaining World’s Fair-era private streets. The 44th annual tour takes place Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, June 1, from noon to 4 p.m. An Opening Night Preview Party kicks off the event on Friday, May 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. House Tour tickets ($22 in advance, $25 at the door) are available for purchase at all Pulaski Bank locations, Coffee Cartel and Left Bank Books, or by calling the Central West End Association at 367-2220 or visiting TheCWE.org. Call the Central West End Association for Preview Party tickets. Ladue News is a proud media sponsor of the 44th Annual Central West End House Tour.


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The talk of last year’s Tony Awards is coming to THE FABULOUS FOX. Kinky Boots, winner of six Tonys, including Best Musical, is making its St. Louis debut for the Fox Theatre’s upcoming 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series. Also making its debut and opening the season on Oct. 21 is Dirty Dancing (based on the hit movie). The rest of the lineup includes Motown the Musical, A Christmas Story, Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella and The Phantom of the Opera. Series specials for the season are Annie, A Christmas Carol, Million Dollar Quartet, Stomp and The Rat Pack is Back! For season ticket information, call 535-1700.

More St. Louis love: Stories of the visionaries, protesters and fearless-but-enthusiastic tradesmen involved in the building of the GATEWAY ARCH are chronicled in a new book. The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, the Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch tells the story of architect Eero Saarinen, as well as the movers and shakers who had a hand in the monument’s conception and construction. The book is the latest from local author and journalist JIM MERKEL.

Smile! LN is looking for beautiful smiles from kids (and grownups) who have BRACES. Send us a recent photo of you or someone you love sporting his/her best orthodontic smile by Wednesday, May 7, to be included in an upcoming edition of Ladue News. Email your photo with ‘Braces’ in the subject line to Julia Christensen at jchristensen@laduenews.com.

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At a recent health fair someone asked the question - “how do I prevent lower back pain?”

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only comes around once, and we wanted to celebrate it by making a contribution to the communities in which we do business.” The culmination of that celebration will take place at a tribute gala on May 15 at The Chase Park Plaza. Featuring a performance by The Pointer Sisters, among other surprises, proceeds from the night will benefit Operation Food Search (OFS). “We’ve had a long relationship with Operation Food Search, which works in partnership with hundreds of local food relief agencies throughout the region,” Schnuck notes. About one in every three meals provided by OFS each year comes from contributions by Schnucks Markets, says OFS executive director Sunny Schaefer. Last year alone, Schnucks provided a staggering 11 million pounds of food, or the equivalent of 6.25 million meals, she adds. “Never before in our 33-year history have so many people turned to OFS and our partner agencies because they were hungry,” Schaefer says. In

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CHNUCKS IS NOW A HOUSEHOLD name in St. Louis—in the most intimate sense of the word—stocking area pantries with the sustenance of their everyday life. But it started out as just a single confectionery store, founded by Anna Schnuck in 1939. “It was the end of the Depression, and our family was struggling,” says Anna’s grandson, current company chairman Scott Schnuck. “It was her way to make a contribution to the family and make ends meet. It was something she knew she could do—she was a great cook, and liked to be with people.” Now in its third generation as a family-run grocer, Schnucks currently has 101 stores in five states, and is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. “There aren’t many private companies who get through three generations, and there aren’t many regional family-owned grocery chains left anymore,” Schnuck says. “Our 75th anniversary


THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1904 WORLD’S FAIR

Meet Us atThe Fair

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N APRIL 30, 1904, AN EXPANSIVE, sparkling city of 1,500 new structures across more than 1,200 acres on and beyond Forest Park greeted a crowd of 200,000 visitors from around the globe to open the World’s Fair. On this 110th anniversary of the historic event, relive the epic grandeur as LN takes a look back at its cultural impact—and a look forward at how it still affects St. Louis today and into the future.

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Turn of theCentury Fare at the Fair

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Author Pam Vaccaro

Chef Rex Hale

“We want to bring the World’s Fair back—make it alive again.” Pam Vaccaro, author

Les Dames d’Scoffier. One notable stop will be at the legendary Sarah Tyson Rorer restaurant space, which was located at the East Pavilion on Art Hill. Recognized as “the nation’s instructress of dietetics and cookery,” Rorer wrote 54 cookbooks, a domestic science column for the Ladies Home Journal, and sold her World’s Fair Souvenir Cook Book in St. Louis. Her café and cooking classes became highlights of the fair, Vaccaro says. “She was more popular than Julia Child,” Heidrich notes. The tour will return to The Restaurant at The Cheshire for the World’s Fair Dinner. Based off of authentic high-end restaurant menus from the 1904 World’s Fair, the savory, multi-course meal will begin with sliced tomatoes and clear mock green turtle soup, followed by main courses of fillet of sea bass meuniere, with cucumber salad and new potatoes, and a relish tray of celery, olives, and radishes. Next, an impressive dish of saddle of spring lamb jardinière will be served,

along with asparagus Hollandaise, golden plover with hearts of l e t t u c e , a n d Ro m a n p u n c h . Decadent desserts and coffee will cap off the elaborate meal. Last year, when Vaccaro, who also is a native St. Louisan and professional speaker, and Heidrich began to collaborate on the idea of a World’s Fair culinary tour, they knew just the chef for the job: Hale, an acclaimed culinary master and history buff. The chef says he was immediately intrigued by the thought of re-creating recipes from 100 years ago. “The World’s Fair and its food are such a big deal—and never talked about,” he notes. When Hale recalls researching the fair’s restaurants and recipes, he lights up like a kid in a candy store. He explains that he used Rorer’s recipes, as well as the menu from the Tyrolean Alps Restaurant at the fair, as the inspiration for much of the re-creation supper. In her book, Vaccaro outlines the upscale German restaurant experience of the Tyrolean Alps, conceived by August Busch and the LPE Co., underwritten by German St. Louis stockholders and fleshed out by restaurant and catering industry experts, Tony Faust of St. Louis and August Luchow of New York. Reportedly modeled

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rom the ice cream cone to hot dogs, hamburgers and even iced tea, the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis has long been lauded for many firsts of the food industry. While those claims mostly are myths, as local author Pam Vaccaro explains in her book, Beyond the Ice Cream Cone: The Whole Scoop on Food at the 1904 World’s Fair, St. Louis certainly served as an international stage for the jumping-off point of these food items’ popularity during that memorable early 20th century spring and summer. With ice cream cone, club sandwich or hot dog in hand, all classes of more than 20 million people from throughout the world could be seen strolling amid the 1,300-acre fair—which stretched from modern-day Forest Park through the Washington University campus to Big Bend Boulevard. “Food is the common denominator among all people—at the fair and still today,” Vaccaro says. And the World’s Fair was an exceptionally vast stage—as large as 13 Disney World Magic Kingdoms—where chefs showcased foods from their part of the globe at about 130 eateries. For the Fair’s 110th anniversary, June 14, 2014, will mark a unique homage to that historic food and culture with a World’s Fair Supper at The Restaurant at The Cheshire, prepared by executive chef Rex Hale and staff, along with a tour of Forest Park’s Art Hill. “This is a one-of-a-kind event. We want to bring the World’s Fair back—make it alive again,” notes Vaccaro, co-organizer of the tour. “And Chef Hale is cooking food that has never been done before.” This time around, the rare event will be a private tour for the local chapter of Les Dames d’Scoffier, a philanthropic group of leaders in the culinary field. But organizers say similar events may be put on for the public in the future. The inaugural tour will kick off at The Market at The Cheshire, where guests will enjoy flavored coffee—prune and banana—popular during the World’s Fair, while Vaccaro gives a presentation focused on the event’s storied history. Next, the group will travel by bus to Forest Park’s Art Hill to visit about six stations where restaurant buildings and booths at the World’s Fair once stood. Attendees will be served fair food, such as ice consommé and popcorn. “Just to stand on that ground and have Pam tell you about it is pretty thrilling,” notes Beth Heidrich, programs chair for


Saddle of spring lamb jardinière

Roman punch

after a Bavarian royal palace, the elegant eatery where the upscale dined—even President Theodore Roosevelt—featured a 100-piece orchestra playing live classical music, European masterpieces hanging on the walls, and electric lighting suspended over a dining hall, as well as an outdoor veranda, with combined seating of more than 5,000.

While choosing fare for the dinner, Hale says the prevalence of fish dishes, relish trays and punch on exposition menus meant they had to be highlighted in the meal. “Chef Hale has put his own twist on everything,” Vaccaro says. And these are the types of recipes that everyone can do at home, Hale adds. Vaccaro, Hale and Heidrich all agree that food

Recipes Ingredients

• 1 bunch of asparagus (about 1 lb.) • 10 T unsalted butter (1 stick, plus 2 T) • 3 egg yolks • 1 T lemon juice • 1/2 t salt • Pinch of cayenne Preparation: Prep the asparagus: Break off the tough ends with your fingers. Bend the asparagus spears near the end and they will break naturally where

the spear is no longer tough. For an elegant presentation of the spears, use a vegetable peeler to peel off a very thin layer of the outer skin of the lower 2 to 3 inches of the asparagus spears. Prepare a large, shallow pan (with a cover) with a half-inch of water and a steamer rack. Prepare the Hollandaise sauce: Melt the butter in a small pot. Put the egg yolks, lemon juice, salt and cayenne into a blender. Blend the eggs for 20 to 30 seconds at medium speed until lighter in color. Turn blender down to lowest setting and slowly drizzle in the hot, melted butter while the blender is going. Continue to blend for a few seconds after all of the butter is incorporated. Taste the sauce;

Sea Bass Meuniere (two servings)

Preparation for fish:

Ingredients

Place flour in pie dish. Rinse fish; pat with paper towels. Sprinkle both sides of fish with coarse salt and freshly ground pepper. Dredge fish on both sides with flour; shake off excess. Place on platter.

Fish: • 1/2 c all-purpose flour • 2 sea bass fillets (4 ounces) • Coarse kosher salt • Freshly ground black pepper • 2 T vegetable oil or canola oil • 2 T (1/4 stick) unsalted butter

Sauce: • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces • 2 T chopped fresh Italian parsley

brings people together, particularly when you’re talking about the 1904 exposition’s fare. So while our city may not have been the birthplace for many of the beloved culinary creations that became popularized at the fair, they still are certainly something to celebrate.

Courtesy of executive chef Rex Hale of The Restaurant at The Cheshire

Asparagus Hollandaise (four servings)

• 1 T fresh lemon juice

Relish

add more salt or lemon juice, if needed. Keep warm while you are steaming the asparagus. Bring the water in your steaming pan to a boil. Place the asparagus on the steaming rack. Cover. Steam for 3 to 5 minutes, until tender, but still a little crisp. The timing depends on the thickness of the asparagus spears. Plate the asparagus. Pour Hollandaise sauce over them.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until oil is hot and shimmers. Add butter; quickly swirl skillet to coat. When foam subsides, add fish and cook until golden on bottom, 3 to 4 minutes. Carefully turn over fish and cook until opaque in center and golden on bottom, 3 to 4 minutes. Divide fish between two warmed plates. Pour off drippings from skillet; wipe with paper towels. Preparation for sauce: Place skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter; cook until golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and lemon juice (sauce may sputter). Spoon sauce over fish. {LadueNews.com}  April 25, 2014

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The 1904 World’s Fair

Back in Time

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For a taste of the 1904 World’s Fair beyond the food, the Missouri History Museum continues to offer the in-depth exhibit, The 1904 World’s Fair: Looking Back at Looking Forward.

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• Amazing Architecture: Dubbed ‘the Ivory City,’ more than 1,500 buildings were erected on what was once a woodland park. “The Saint Louis Art Museum is a building that still exists from the fair, as well as parts of Washington University,” Smith says. • Impressive Inventions: While the ice cream cone, hot dog and iced tea were popularized—and not invented—at the fair, there were many important introductions. “People were learning how to use X-rays and the fingerprint system; and puffed rice and Dr. Pepper were introduced here,” Smith notes. “People could experience these new tastes and ideas, and it was a way to introduce something to a larger population.” • Fashion Forward: Clothing defined people’s roles at the fair, Smith explains. “There were three groups: Most people were dressed to the hilt—men in woolen suits and women had layers of skirts.” Another group wore native clothing, and workers at the fair were outfitted in various uniforms, from the Jefferson Guard—the event’s police force—to band members and cooks.

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HE SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM HAS BEEN ADDING SOPHISTICATION, GRANDEUR AND BEAUTY TO THE landscape of Forest Park since the 1904 World’s Fair. In honor of its current Impressionist France exhibit, the museum’s gift shop has a pléthore—or for those not yet engulfed in the Parisian experience, plethora—of Frenchinspired accessories and oddities. Whether you’re in the mood to celebrate the city’s heritage or simply honor this Beaux Arts architectural gem of the Fair, these accessories and gifts are nothing short of très chic.

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H E N S T. L O U I S hosted the 1904 Olympics and World’s Fair just more than a century ago, people from all corners of the earth descended on the city. St. Louis had long been welcoming French, Spanish, African and German immigrants; and in the seven-month period of the World’s Fair, more than 20 million people visited what was being called the “Future Great City of the World.”

Today, St. Louis remains a melting pot of diverse cultures. In recent years, the city has seen surges in immigrants from Bosnia, Africa, Asia and Latin America. As St. Louis celebrates its historic anniversary, many organizations are recognizing the rich multicultural heritage that the city has to offer. Local Germans and Germanophiles in St. Louis have a strong connection to the country through St. Louis-Stuttgart Sister Cities (SLSSC). President Susanne Evens says former St. Louis City mayor Raymond Tucker helped form the relationship in 1960, as St. Louis’ first sister city. “After World War II, he realized we needed to have ties to

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traveled to Germany and loved it, or simply want to learn more about the country. For St. Louisans from across the pond, The British Connection provides a little taste of home. British women, women with British roots going back three generations, or any woman married to a British man, are welcome to join the organization. Originally a branch of the Transatlantic Brides and Parents Organization, the group broke

free of the national organization in 1994. Tara Dix, former president and current member of the club, says many of the members are GI brides who came to America after WWII, though more and more members are young women who moved to the United States because of their husbands’ jobs. Dix says new transplants sometimes depend on other members of the group for help navigating American culture.

“Some of the foods have different names here,” Dix says. “So if you’re looking for a certain item for a recipe and you can’t find it…they answered silly questions for me [like that].” Members of the organization attend as few or as many events as they like. The club officially meets once a month, in addition to lunches, evening Continued on page 33

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discussions, happy hours and morning coffees. Husbands are invited to some events, like the May banquet, which, in recent years, has been a potluck garden party. “Everybody brings food, usually traditional English desserts like trifle, which you know will be enjoyed by fellow members,” Dix laughs. “The first time I made trifle here for my American friends, people were suspicious. If you make a trifle and take it to The British Connection, you know the ladies will like it.” Connie M itchell joined the group after meeting Dix. Mitchell’s husband is British, and she says it was nice for him to meet other British husbands through the group. Mitchell has since moved away from St. Louis, but still keeps in touch with the members she met through the club. “The ladies were so welcoming and sweet,” she says. “When I got pregnant with my second son, the British Connection ladies had a baby shower for me. Since my mother-in-law obviously was not in the area, it was like having a whole bunch of English Tara Dix, former nannies for my baby.” president and current While clubs like The British member of the British Connection help expats find comfort far from home, other organizations, Connection Club like the Alliance Francaise, offer a chance for St. Louisans to explore languages and cultures from across the world. Executive director Isabelle Heidbreder says the nonprofit organization is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year as a school. Students of all ages and abilities are welcome—right now, Heidbreder says, students range in age from 3 years old to their late 80s. Most of the teachers are French natives, and teach French culture in addition to the language. Members can check out items from the Alliance’s library, participate in monthly reading circles and cinema club meetings or attend social functions, like poetry readings and wine tastings. Though most St. Louisans are aware that Frenchman Pierre Laclede founded the city, many don’t realize the cultural similarities that still exist today, Heidbreder says. St. Louis City Hall was copied from the city hall in Paris, and street names like Chouteau and Carondelet also are French. But the similarities don’t stop there. “I went to a party when I first moved to St. Louis,” Heidbreder says. “An older gentleman approached me and said, You’ve arrived in the Paris of the Midwest. I quickly left and thought, These are strange people, but now I’ve been here for 16 years and couldn’t agree more. The cultural offerings in St. Louis are incredible.”

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sprinkles and sugar art. We have chandeliers, but there’s not a white-glove feel to it.” Open to kids and adults alike, Sweetology offers undecorated treats through a partnership with The Cup. “You can come for a party or you can walk in off the street, and you’ll be able to purchase already-decorated stuff if you like, or you can come by yourself on a whim to make cupcakes for your child’s birthday, or a cake for your mom’s birthday,” Newmark says. Not so sure if your decorating skills will be up to snuff? “You will not be left on your own,” Newmark says. “Our ‘sweetologists’ can guide you and answer questions. If you want to make a fondant bow but you don’t know how, I can show you in three seconds. People will be there in support.” She adds, “We did several focus groups, and we found that basically 100 percent of the participants who weren’t bakers or decorators, and didn’t consider themselves cooks, ended up with a product they felt really excited about. It’s not

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rocket science—we can teach you little tricks, and then the imagination takes off! Everybody who comes in can produce something beautiful or fun. It’s like finding your heart’s intention in creating a piece of art. Perfect is not the goal—I don’t even know what perfect is. It’s about putting your heart into something that you can celebrate with.” The shop also is open for birthday celebrations, private and corporate events, and classes and camps for those who really want to hone their Continued on page 81

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Why We Love Our Moms

RANDY MCDONNELL and his mother, PRIS

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“I love my mother so very much because she is truly the ultimate in being non-judgmental, loving, enthusiastic, outgoing, positive, generous, appreciative, considerate and friendly. I wish I had a nickel for every time someone has told me how much they love my mother. She always sees the positive in everything and everybody. She makes everyone feel like they are the most important person on the planet. I don’t know how she could be any better or more lovable.”

“Facebook, email and text messages are no match for the beautiful, handwritten letters my mother sends me. I have boxes full of notes and cards from my mother. In her own special way, she has told me she is proud of me, and how thankful she is that I returned to my hometown of St. Louis. My mother goes to great lengths to select the perfect card and stamp; and after all these years, I’m still amused by her use of a dateline – i.e. ‘St. Louis, Jan. 5, 2014.’ Her written word is incomparable, as is she.”

“My mom always placed the wants and needs of my sister and me above her own desires. While we were growing up, she gave up her career as a nurse in order to take care of us at home. Her love and support shaped who I am today. I still draw upon advice and wisdom that she shared while growing up, and pray that I will be as good of parent to my own son as my mom is to me.”

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“My mother is a very giving person. She’s always thinking about other people and not herself—whether it’s with charities or with her family, that’s her pretty much in a nutshell.”

“Our mom is always smiling. She lights up a room, and has a special gift for making everyone feel right at home. And she gives great big hugs! Growing up, she taught us the importance of commitment—and she leads by example as a champion of community and charitable organizations. She’s a loving, devoted wife. She taught us the importance of giving all we have to what we do, to be our best selves. Now, we all continue that commitment, making life count, just like Mom.”

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Mother’s Day Look-Alike Contest

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ROM MATCHING PEEPERS TO spitting-image smiles, readers sent in all kinds of doppelganger photos for our annual Mother’s Day Look-Alike Contest. Our first-place winner won a full-service package from Dominic Michael Salon—including a manicure, pedicure, haircut, blow dry and makeup application—and second and third places took home a Dominic Michael blow-out or finish. Wish congratulations to our winners, and take a peek at our runners-up on the following pages. Happy Mother’s Day, ladies! Coming in at third place is Kristen and Julia McDaniels of Brentwood. Kristen is a dental

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hygienist at Webster Groves Dental, and Julia is a student at McGrath Elementary. Our second-place duo is Sue and Emily Berdy. Sue, of Creve Coeur, is an allergist in private practice; her daughter is working on her master’s degree in health care administration at Georgetown University. The 2014 champions are Melissa Lenz and her 3-year-old daughter, Brinley. Melissa, a financial adviser for Edward Jones Investments, says that Brinley loves—among other things—dressing up as a princess, shopping and getting her nails done. As Melissa is a spa-fan as well, there is no doubt that the Dominic Michael Salon grand prize will be fully enjoyed!

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Donna Pfeiffer and her granddaughter, Lexie Hancock, and daughter, Holly Brown

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THIRD PLACE: Julia McDaniels and her mother, Kristen McDaniels, of Brentwood


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probably see three or four moms breastfeeding during lunch.” But nutrition and healthy dining are only part of the equation, as The Nest also houses play spaces, child care services, classes and more. “We don’t have any televisions,” McHugh says. “For us, it’s about getting back to connecting, not staring at a screen.” Starting on May 5, The Nest is holding its ‘7 Days of Mother’s Day’ celebration, which includes events like ‘Mom’s Night Out,’ ‘Mother & Son Dinner & Dancing,’ ‘Momma & Kiddo Wellness Day’ and more. theneststl.com

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Missouri History Museum’s Parent & Me Program Three times per year, the Missouri History Museum houses its Parent & Me program, designed for children ages 2 through 5. “We usually highlight our special exhibits, so this month, the four-week series was titled Happy Birthday, St. Louis,” says Lindsay Newton, youth and family programs manager. “Each week at the program, we have a gallery, as well as a classroom, set up with activities created for our themes… [The kids] float through the stations at their own pace.” Activities include things such as breaking open geodes, playing dressup, working on craft projects and face-painting. This program costs $20 per family for the fourweek course, and is free to friends-level museum members. Sessions run in February, April and October. mohistory.org Infant Massage Better digestion, improved sleep, less crying— these are just a few of the benefits of infant massage, according to local instructor Suzanne Tucker. Tucker, a physical therapist and certified educator of infant massage, teaches the ins and outs of infant massage to parents in both

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Because of the age of the children, this class is primarily focused in hand-building, says Barnett. Private lessons are available for those interested in a parent-child course using the wheel. craftalliance.org Contemporary Art Museum’s Stroller Tours and Play Dates Multiple times per year, the doors of the Contemporary Art Museum open early for strollerpushing mothers and their young children. “It’s a way for them to come into the museum without feeling embarrassed if the kid is crying or something like that; no one needs to feel nervous about breaking the typical silence of a museum,” explains director of education Tuan Nguyen. The morning Stroller Tour program is designed for infants to 2-year-olds. Immediately after is the Play Date program, which is for toddler-aged children. Nguyen explains Play Date combines an art activity with an additional program, such as music, science, yoga or story-telling. He explains that this free program gives “more of a hands-on understanding of the artwork on view.” The next Stroller Tour and Play Date events will be held on June 4. camstl.org

Craft Alliance’s Kids’ Clay with Parents/Grandparents This program is a way of reconnecting families, according to studios manager Dan Barnett. “You’re doing something directly with them and having the experience of making something.” The five-week clay course meets once a week for two hours on Saturday morning. Both the adult and child work on projects, making it an educational experience for all involved. A session is underway now, and another will begin on June 7. “You can put together a mug, you can do a decorative tile— literally, if you’re wanting to have something that’s functional or completely sculptural, you can do it in this class.”

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AUL AND LAURA MILLER ARE entrepreneurs who have figured out that the key to a certain kind of success is ‘total failure’—not that they’ve gone through business failures; on the contrary, they have been extremely successful in all their endeavors. But at 20 Minutes to Fitness, failure is the goal—muscle failure, that is. The Millers opened the first 20 Minutes to Fitness location more than 11 years ago, after hearing about a ‘slow-cadence’ exercise program that was getting some attention in New York. They did their research, came up with the name, bought the machinery, found some space in Clayton and opened shop. ‘Slow cadence’ means you push or pull as much weight as possible and do very slow repetitions on specially designed equipment until your muscle is exhausted, or ‘fails.’ As the name implies, you do the program for just 20 minutes once a week; and if you do it correctly, it works: People build muscle mass. When the Millers opened for business in 2002, some friends and acquaintances thought the concept was too edgy for St. Louis. After all, most people who are serious about fitness keep in shape the traditional way: sweating it out at the gym a few times a week. Laura says to make the business a success, all they hoped for was that a microscopic percentage of exercisers in the area would give it a try. “It’s been way beyond our expectations,” she says. “We thought if we ever had a chance to get 200 clients per week, that was all we needed. But today, we train 700 people a week.” The Millers now have locations in Clayton and Chesterfield, and also hold financial stakes in two locations in Sarasota, Fla. Women make up about 60 percent of their clientele. “The more muscle mass you have, the better your blood pressure. You also have a decreased susceptibility for Type 2 diabetes and improved bone density,” Laura notes. “Cardiovascular conditioning improves, as well as aerobic capacity and metabolism, and it could even help in prevention of dementia.” 20 Minutes to Fitness is just part of the Millers’ success story. The couple met at Drake University in Des Moines and married just after they graduated—that was 43 years ago. They moved to St. Louis when Paul landed the job as head of marketing at Rawlings Sporting Goods. Laura spent those early years raising two children, but then went to nursing school and became an RN. She opened what became the largest electrolysis hair removal

“IT’S BEEN WAY BEYOND OUR EXPECTATIONS ... WE THOUGHT IF WE EVER HAD A CHANCE TO GET 200 CLIENTS PER WEEK, THAT WAS ALL WE NEEDED. BUT TODAY, WE TRAIN 700 PEOPLE A WEEK.” LAURA MILLER, co-owner, 20 Minutes to Fitness

business in the area. Later, she took another career path and became well known as an interior designer. Some of her work was featured in national publications, including a cover story and spread in House Beautiful magazine. After Paul’s stint at Rawlings, he became an investment advisor with Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney, and now heads The Omega Group at the UBS Wealth Management office in Clayton. He’s on the boards of the Boys & Girls Clubs and FOCUS

St. Louis. But he also takes care of at least part of the fitness business. “I have to keep my concentration on my investment clients, so Laura runs everything—except the finances, the marketing and advertising—and I’m smart enough to keep out of the rest of it,” he says. “I pay the bills but she collects the money—she’s the most important person in here.” Paul says he always had the entrepreneurial spirit and Laura is convinced he helped develop that in her, as well. They have 23 employees, several of them have been with the company since it opened— and Laura believes that paying 100 percent of health and dental benefits for full-time employees is one of the reasons they’ve kept quality people on board. What spare time (if any) they have is spent on taking care of their 123-year-old Portland Place manse in the Central West End. The home is an historic St. Louis gem, built in 1891 by famed architect Theodore Link, who also designed Union Station. “We’re taking care of it for the next generation,” Paul says. And he and wife Laura are also taking care of their fitness business, where, for their clients, failure is not only an option—it’s a goal.

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OR MANY, SPEAKING BEFORE AN AUDIENCE IS A challenge. That difficult task can be made tougher by those seated in front of the presenter. They are sometimes inattentive, or talk among themselves or do worse. Attendees can make the most confident and experienced presenter deliver less than their best. The speaker doesn’t like this, and the audience does not benefit as they should. It is a two-way street. There are specific things the presenter must do to make the event a success, and things the audience should do. The goal of this article is to develop better audiences that will help a speaker do their best. People coming to see and hear a speaker have expectations. They are spending time and money to learn something. It may be the 100th time the presenter has given their talk, but it is the first time for this audience. The speaker should have prepared and practiced for the occasion: They must know their subject well and customize it, as much as possible, to the audience. It should be delivered in a manner that educates and entertains the audience, while explaining it in words they understand. The audience can make or break a presentation. A good, enthusiastic group gives the speaker responses and energy that lead to a better presentation. To help the speaker and the audience, I’ve compiled a set of Audience Rules. 1. Be certain to arrive well before the scheduled event. You want the program to start when advertised and should be in your seat prior to it beginning. Arriving after an event has started and finding a seat is disruptive to attendees and the speaker. 2. Meeting the speaker before the presentation will help the speaker perform better and increase your takeaway. Be friendly and say, I’m looking forward to your presentation! That short sentence will give the speaker added incentive and energy for their upcoming talk. It also benefits those attending the event. Having the presenter shake your hand and thank you for coming to their talk, makes people feel the speaker genuinely cares about the audience. The attention on the presentation will be more focused Continued on page 50

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Continued from page 49 than if they had merely arrived and taken their seat. 3. Sit so your whole body faces the speaker. This isn’t a problem if chairs are already arranged in a classroom style. Sometimes, though, the presentation is after a meal where people are seated at round tables. It is best for the people to turn their chairs to face the presenter. Don’t sit with your arms crossed. This closes you off to new ideas and the speaker’s message. It also sends a negative nonverbal message to the presenter. 4. Be an active listener. Lean towards the speaker and listen intently. Make eye contact with the presenter. This lets them know you’re paying attention. If the speaker asks a question such as, Does that make sense? Motion your head up and down if it does, side to side if it doesn’t. If feedback indicates the audience is confused, a good speaker will restate their point in a different manner. They want you to understand their message. 5. Questions. If you want to ask the speaker a question, wait until the proper time. When asking a question, be polite in your language even if you disagree with something the speaker said. The presenter should show you the same courtesy. If you have more than one question, give others a chance to ask theirs before attempting to ask another.

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IF OTHERS ARE TALKING, TEXTING, ETC., TAKE A LEADERSHIP ROLE AND POLITELY ASK THEM TO STOP, PERHAPS BY GIVING THEM THE HUSH! SIGNAL.

6. Don’t talk to others, text, eat, drink, or do anything that could be distracting to the audience or speaker. If others are talking, texting, etc., take a leadership role and politely ask them to stop, perhaps by giving them the Hush! signal. If their impolite activity bothers you, it is bothering others. 7. When the presentation ends, applaud! Do this even if you disagreed with some of their points. Most likely, they put much time, thought, and effort into their speech. That should be respected and acknowledged.

8. Personally thank the speaker. Most people immediately head for the exit doors when a presentation concludes. Don’t! Take time to approach the speaker and say, Thank You! If there were specific things you gained from the presentation, mention them when shaking their hand and thanking them. Following up with an email or personal note, again, naming something you definitely learned, will always be appreciated! This is pretty basic Golden Rule stuff. Put yourself in the speaker’s position and imagine you’ve worked long and hard in preparation for talking to this group. How would you want to be treated by the audience? Answer that question and do it! Following these guidelines will ensure you—and other attendees— will receive the best presentation the speaker can deliver! Fred Miller is the author of NO SWEAT Public Speaking! For more information, email him at Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com or visit NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.


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BY RICHARD GAVATIN

OUR OLD CELL PHONE LOOKS like it was made in the ’90s and everybody you know has a new smart phone with all the bells and whistles. And now you want one, too? Gone are the days when you could buy a phone that only does one thing: make and receive phone calls. Nowadays, you can run an entire business on the phone—and some people do. First, a few basics. An ‘app’ is a buzz word you can no longer avoid. Short for ‘application,’ it is something you can use to do something—and that is almost anything. Of course, you can check your email, check weather, sports scores, the stock market, as well as Skype, post, tweet, and take and send photos. But what about those more unusual apps that you may or may not have thought you could use your cell phone for? Need a flashlight? There is an app for that! I use it all the time and it is terrific—and free. But before you select your apps (many are free,

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others cost between $0.99 to $5.99), you need to choose a phone. And even before that, you need to select an operating system. An operating system (or OS, as the tech nerds say) is what runs your phone; and just like your computer, there are Windows, Apple and others. The popular iPhone, for instance, is an Apple product and runs on Apple’s OS. There are Windows phones that run Microsoft Windows and appear familiar to the many who use Windows on their computer. What’s different with phones is a third—and very popular OS—called Android. Android is Google’s OS. It was initially created by a company called Android that was bought by Google in 2005. About two years ago, this became the most-used mobile OS in the world. It is considered to be more stable and less prone to errors than the other two. The intention is to use touch and mimic real-world movements like swiping, tapping and pinching objects on the screen. The popularity of the Android devices is partly due to the ease of use and the reliability. Once you’ve selected an OS, then you may want to look at screen sizes: The large ones are greater than 4.7 inches, and include Samsung Galaxy, LG and Nokia Lumia. The medium screens range between 4 and 4.7 inches; examples are iPhone 5 and Motorola Moto X. Finally, the small screens are less than 4 inches and includes the likes of Blackberry. Although screen size is important, maybe even more so is the brightness, the color and the viewing angles. Don’t just look at the resolution specs, look at the actual phone. I would not recommend buying a smart phone online: It has to feel right, look right and be part of you. You have to see it, hold it and use it in person. So ask the sales clerk to show you various phones with different brightness and resolutions. The Galaxy Note 3, Moto X and the iPhone 5 have been top-rated in this respect. If the camera functionality is important to you, you should know that the cameras that are built in to the phones are of varying quality. The iPhone that I have doesn’t take good photos; and no, it’s not the photographer. For a high-quality camera, you need to look at HTC or Nokia. Next to ask about is the battery. It doesn’t matter what or how many fancy features your phone has if you are out ‘juice.’ Battery-makers list performance in terms of talk time, standby time, or how many hours you can expect a device to perform tasks such as playing video and music. Make sure that the person selling you the phone explains the performance of the battery of that particular phone. T-Mobile’s LG G2 has the best battery life of all that were tested in January this year by an independent reviewer. Then, there is the question of provider: the company that will bill you monthly. There is AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and more. Ask yourself, Why am I buying a smart phone? Is it for the phone functionality and that alone? If that is the case, why not just get an inexpensive phone that allows you thousands of minutes per month— or better still, unlimited talk? Is it the Internet browser and download capability (the amount of data you can download—and how fast) or is it texting? Many plans come with ‘unlimited talk and text’—and that may be for you. Is the phone and Internet coverage important? For instance, if you travel to parts of the country (or the world) where you can reasonably expect limited coverage, then limited coverage plans may fit you. If you always remain in a large city like St. Louis, then the coverage your plan offers better cover St. Louis and the entire metropolitan area. Make sure that you ask those questions. How much money are you willing to spend? Are you personally paying for this or will your company pick up the tab? Smart-phone plans vary from $50 per month to up to 10 times that amount, depending on phone, options, minutes, data, coverage and other factors. These are monthly plans. You also need to purchase the actual phone; and of course, the cost varies, from $99 up to more than $700. That’s a one-time fee, but don’t forget to ask about warranties.

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Quality is key at Pace Farias Collections. The shop, located in Plaza Frontenac, carries finely made women’s attire and accessories; men’s accessories; and custom-made shoes, with items coming from Italy, Greece, France and Mexico. “All of the pieces we exhibit are designed by artists, or designers who work in fashion,” says owner Suzanne Pace. “Everything is [made] Luxury Living in the old, couture tradition: designed, hand-stitched or hand-selected.”

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Item customization is available, Pace notes. The store features a mixed aesthetic, with a focus on vibrant colors, textures and patterns on quality materials. Pictured on the cover: Pearls from the Pacific and a monarch Ikal handbag, available exclusively at Pace Farias Collections. For more information, call 983-0781 or visit pacefariascollections.com.

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OR THOSE LUCKY ENOUGH NOT TO NEED the practicality of a four-door sedan or an SUV, a sporty coupe can provide good looks, personal luxury and sporty performance. Case in point: The new 2014 BMW 2-series is a great-looking, very sporty coupe that could make your daily commute the best part of your day. Replacing the 1-series in BMW’s lineup, the new 2-series carries on the compact, rear-wheel drive sport coupe market that the 1-series introduced to America in 2008. It’s also beautifully styled, fixing the one flaw of the 1-series, which was slightly odd looks, due primarily to an oddshaped C pillar. Smaller and lighter than the venerable 3-series and 4-series, the 2-series shares the same engines. So, same engines plus less weight equals better performance. The trade-off is the lack of a functional back seat. Though there is seating for two in back, anyone beyond middle school is not going to want to spend a lot of time back there.

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with redundant controls on the steering wheel. It has an I-drive system; but fortunately, you don’t seem to have to use the remote rotary knob too much to do basic functions. Amenities such as dual-automatic climate control, a sunroof, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, rain-sensing wipers and dynamic cruise control make this a comfortable and enjoyable place to be, though some interior plastics remind you that this is not a premium luxury vehicle. The 228i has a 2.0-liter, turbocharged, 4-cylinder engine that pumps out 240 horsepower via an 8-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission that pushes the coupe to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, yet still gets 23 mpg city, 36 highway. An auto start-stop feature kills the engine when you come to a stop, but there’s a bit of a shudder when it re-awakens. Fortunately, this feature can be defeated. Acceleration is very good, but not overwhelming, as it probably is with the available 6-cylinder turbo 235 model. Handling is excellent, thanks to a nice, firm, athletic suspension and tight communicative steering. Brakes are good, as well. This is a real driver’s car and it’s a blast to toss around. According to Autohaus BMW salesman Gerd Petermann, because the 228 starts at a lower price point than other BMWs, it’s more accessible to younger buyers. Plus, “the 4-cylinder turbo engine has the same horsepower as the outgoing 6 and more torque, all with better fuel economy.”

THE RIDE IS GEARED MORE TOWARD COMFORT THAN PERFORMANCE, BUT THAT’S WHAT YOU WANT IN A LUXURY COUPE. Prices for the 228i start about $33,000; the 6-cylinder 235, is about $44,000. Another attractive sporty coupe, with a very different character, is the Mercedes E-Class coupe. The E-Class coupe is more of a personal luxury grand tourer with a sporty nature. Like most Mercedes coupes, the E-Class is a beautiful automobile with an unmistakable Mercedes grill, sharply raked front and rear windows, pillarless side windows and character lines that really set it apart. The interior is classic Mercedes luxury: Soft, rich leather swathes the heated (and optionally cooled) front seats, and most of the rest of the interior. Beautiful wood accents add warmth to the interior and an analogue clock in the middle of the dash adds an extra touch of class. Even before you get started, an electric arm extends to hand you your seat belt. A large screen operated by a remote knob between the seats dominates the top of the dash (hard buttons for the audio), and dual-automatic climate control make using primary functions relatively easy. The sunroof

spans the entire roof of the car, and the front half can be moved backwards for some open-air motoring. There’s also lots of technology, such as a backup camera that not only shows you what’s behind you (and lines to show you where you’re headed), but also what’s on the side and in front of you so you can make sure you’re not too close to anything beside you. It can even park itself and warn you if it thinks you’re about to hit something. The two rear seats are not the most comfortable place for a full-sized adult for long periods, but they do fold down to expand storage for the generous trunk. The E350 sports a 3.5-liter V-6 engine good for 302 horsepower, which provides plenty of power and is channeled to the rear or all wheels via a 7-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters on the steering wheel. The E550 offers a 4.6 liter V-8 with 402 horses. With the V-6, mileage is 20 city, 28 highway. Both cars also are available in a convertible. The steering is a bit overboosted, but handling is decent. The ride is geared more toward comfort than performance, but that’s what you want in a luxury coupe. Overall it has a substantial, well-crafted feel to it. Tom Schellhase, sales manager at Plaza Mercedes, says, “The E-Class coupe has very distinctive styling combined with a sporty nature and lots of luxury.” The E-Class coupe with the 6-cylinder engine and all-wheel-drive starts at about $56,000.

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Covers are: AMINI’S 17377 Chesterfield Airport Road, 636-537-9200, aminis.com Find fabulous, fully upholstered outdoor furniture at Amini’s. Save on O.W. Lee and other luxurious brands to outfit your patio in style.

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BAKER POOL CONSTRUCTION 527 Spirit of St. Louis Blvd., 636-519-POOL, bakerpoolconstruction.com Baker Pool Construction can turn your backyard into an oasis. This Wildwood swimming pool has a stone masonry raised pool wall, and features a sheer descent waterfall, medallions and firepots.

BEAM VACUUM SYSTEMS 567-1515, 800-264-2326, beamvac.com A BEAM central vacuum will change your life! It’s stronger, quieter, faster and, best of all, dust-free, reducing allergy symptoms up to 60 percent. A BEAM can easily be installed in existing homes.

THE BRENTMOOR 8600 Delmar Blvd., 995-3811, brentmoor.com There’s always something happening at the Brentmoor. Residents enjoy a carefree lifestyle complete with gourmet food, entertainment, transportation and housekeeping. Upcoming events include Meet Me in St. Louie, 2 p.m. May 13. RSVP at 994-2142.

BROADVIEW SCREEN COMPANY 12951 Gravois Road Ste. 130, 842-8888, broadviewscreen.com Phantom Executive Retractable Screens are custom-fit to patios, verandas, porches and telescoping walls. Executive Screens by Phantom block out insects, excessive heat and glare, and are a great natural screening solution.

CHESTERFIELD VALLEY NURSERY 16825 N. Outer 40 Road, 636-532-9307 Transform your patio into a naturally luxurious outdoor living space. The plan shown here includes a kitchen area with a bar top of polished stone, comfortable seating and a fire pit.

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NEW HOMES TO BE BUILT

3 briar oak & 1 briar oak, ladue New custom homes to be built by Dublen on 1.4-acre secluded wooded sites in a fabulous four home neighborhood in the Heart of Ladue...from $1,650,000

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107 GraybridGe road, ladue Custom Home to be built on .69-acre site w/ 4,000 SF, 4 BD, 3.5 baths, 1.5-story plan...$1,349,000

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Renovated 4 BD, 3 bath two story with 3,500 SF and FIN LL in Clayton Park neighborhood— compares to new construction...$624,900 UNdER CONTRACT

11036 ridGecorde lane, creve coeur Updated 5 BD, 3.5 bath in Ladue Schools. 1st floor master suite, 3500 SF including FIN LL and Home Protection Plan...$549,900 UNdER CONTRACT

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9626 laJolla drive, olivette 7749 kinGsbury boulevard, #21, clayton 3 BD, 2 bath ranch just renovated in Indian Meadows in Ladue Schools with 1662 SF on level wooded lot!...$219,500 SOLd SOLd

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571 Graeser Road, Creve Coeur: New home to be built by Dublen in Ladue Schools, 1.5-story .............. $1,200,000 9112 Madge Avenue, Brentwood: Teardown, new home to be built, two story, 4 BD, 2.5 baths .....................$499,000 9110 Madge Avenue, Brentwood: Teardown, new home to be built, two story, 4 BD, 2.5 baths .....................$489,000 107 Graybridge Road, Ladue: .69-acre teardown site in the Heart of Ladue .............................................$400,000 621 Cornell Avenue, Webster Groves: New home site great for builder or owner/user to custom build .. $59,000

UNDER CONTRACT

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1 Fordyce Lane

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BY BLAISE HART-SCHMIDT

OCATED IN A PREMIER FAMILYfriendly neighborhood, this whitewashed brick home has been thoughtfully restored and renovated into the manse of your dreams. Stunning architectural details include deep plaster moldings, handcrafted millwork, arched doorways, 9-foot ceilings and built-in bookcases. Guests will be clamoring to stay in the recent wing addition, which includes a private suite with beautiful design and excellent craftsmanship. The gourmet kitchen boasts a center island, custom cabinetry, top-of-theline appliances, a wet bar with an icemaker and mini-fridge, and separate butler’s pantry with a wine cooler. Sure to be the heart of the home, the family room, reminiscent of an English hunting lodge, features stately beams, an impressive stone fireplace and antique oak bookcases made in the United Kingdom. A few of the plentiful amenities in this home include intercom and security systems, a circle drive, electric fence, second-floor laundry and multiple fireplaces. Terraced patios, a greenhouse and a pool with a fountain make up the rest of the 2.75 acres, surrounded by wooded grounds for total privacy.

Kathy Crane, 725-5100, 304-6106, lauramccarthy.com Laura McCarthy is a residential real estate company with expertise in the neighborhoods along St. Louis’ central corridor. Founded in 1944, Laura McCarthy is consistently ranked among St. Louis’ top real estate companies in sales volume. Many of its 100-plus agents specialize in the luxury real estate market, but all are familiar with St. Louis’ neighborhoods from the Central West End to those on the Highway 64/40 corridor to Chesterfield and the St. Charles area.

1. Open a ‘barcode scanner’ application on your smartphone 2. Point your phone’s camera at the code and scan 3. The code will bring you to a mobile site where you’ll find out more about this distinctive property

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HOME PHOTOS BY STEVEN B. SMITH, PORTRAIT BY LEE ROSS

This 7-bedroom, 6-full and 3-half bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $2.295 million.


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1132 Sara Mathews Lane

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BY BLAISE HART-SCHMIDT

UST IN TIME FOR SUMMER, THIS spectacular home is ideal for throwing afternoon barbecues, hosting visiting guests or just lazing pool-side. The custom ranch, built on 3-plus acres in Wildwood, has more than 5,000 square feet to accommodate the biggest of parties. Prep steaks and potato salad in the kitchen, which features an oversized, custom center island, granite countertops, double ovens, a gas cook top and custom cabinetry. The great room boasts a fireplace and rich wood floors; and off the kitchen, a study with built-ins and a partner’s desk is the perfect space for telecommuters. In the hearth room, a wall of custom windows floods a second fireplace and built-in bookcases with light. Two main-floor bedrooms, including the master suite, both include full bathrooms. The walk-out lower level opens to the patio, in-ground pool and stunning landscaping, so guests can wander in and out to visit the wet bar. The lower level also has a media room, rec room, game room and 2 spacious bedroom suites to house overnight visitors. In addition to the 4-car garage, a bonus 2-level garage offers extra space to house your hot rods or storage.

This 4-bedroom, 4-full and 1-half bath home in the Rockwood School District is listed for $1.099 million.

Kristi and J.T. Monschein, 636-537-8288, motherandson.com

1. Open a ‘barcode scanner’ application on your smartphone 2. Point your phone’s camera at the code and scan 3. The code will bring you to a mobile site where you’ll find out more about this distinctive property

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A Ladue News Special Section

NEW ON THE MARKET

THE FOLLOWING LUXURY HOMES WENT ON THE MARKET THE SECOND AND THIRD WEEK OF APRIL:

B/B PRICE

63108 36 PORTLAND PLACE 5/5 $1,385,000 (PICTURED) 63105 11 Crestwood Drive 4 / 5 $1,475,000

63131 121 Ballas Court

B/B PRICE 4 / 5 $1,275,000

4 Country Estates Place 4 / 5 $1,350,000 547 Oak Valley Drive

5 / 6

11209 Hermitage Hill

4 / 4 $1,499,000

9 Huntleigh Manor

5 / 5 $1,500,000

$1,425,000

151 N. Bemiston Ave

4 / 6 $1,695,000

63124 9821 Log Cabin Court

4/6

$1,149,000

500 Oak Valley Drive

5 / 7 $1,599,000

4 Tall Timbers

4 / 6 $1,299,000

1120 Highland Pointe

5 / 5 $1,689,000

9 Pillsbury Place

5 / 5 $1,498,900

10145 Winding Ridge

4 / 6 $1,649,000

12970 Woodlark Lane (pictured)

5 / 7

6 Claychester Drive (pictured)

5 / 8 $2,999,999

63141 409 Conway Pine Ct.

5 / 5 $1,479,000

1 Fordyce Lane (pictured) 2 Ladue Acres (pictured)

36 PORTLAND PLACE

7 / 9 $2,295,000 1 FORDYCE LANE

5 / 7 $2,395,000

12970 WOODLARK LANE

$2,195,000

6 CLAYCHESTER DRIVE

63005 16933 Todd Evan Trail #8 5 / 7 $1,068,677 (pictured)

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40 BURROUGHS LANE Ladue Kim Carney Coldwell Banker Premier Group 422-7449, kim.carney@coldwellbanker.com, thecarneyteam.com

155 CARONDELET PLAZA UNIT 301 Clayton Jody Newport Fancher Janet McAfee Real Estate 780-5700, janetmcafee.com/jodyfancher

Run, don’t walk, to see this home! The 4-year-old, 2-story home in the heart of Ladue is open and spacious, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and top-of-the-line designer finishes. $999,000

With a gracious terrace extension, this spectacular, one-level condominium offers an open floor plan that’s perfect for everyday living and entertaining. It features exquisite finishes, a high-end kitchen and use of the fabulous Crescent amenities and services. $949,900

8032 CLAYTON LANE COURT Clayton Barbara Wulfing Janet McAfee Real Estate 277-3285, janetmcafee.com

11209 HERMITAGE HILL PLACE Frontenac Julie Lane Janet McAfee Real Estate 303-6504, janetmcafee.com

Within walking distance to downtown Clayton, this freestanding townhouse villa has been renovated by the current owners and offers a very open floor plan. Highlights include an expansive kitchen and breakfast room overlooking a hearth room and a luxurious master suite with a fireplace. $945,000

Sophisticated and smart, this home has been completely renovated and rebuilt to reflect today’s lifestyle. The 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home has high-end finishes throughout, a lower-level theater room and separate apartment above the oversized 4-car garage. It also includes a pool, outdoor kitchen and outdoor shower. $1.499 million

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9 HUNTLEIGH MANOR LANE Huntleigh J. Warner and Sam Hall The Warner Hall Group, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty 725-0009, warnerhallgroup.com An estate that would feel equally at home in La Jolla or Kennebunkport, this majestic property offers a hearth room/kitchen of almost 1,000 square feet, a first-floor master suite with private access to the pool, 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, and sits on more than 2 acres overlooking an equestrian estate.

2 LADUE ACRES Ladue Joan Schnoebelen and Megan Rowe Laura McCarthy Real Estate 406-0005, 378-4077, 569-1177, lauramccarthy.com

1516 LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN DRIVE Wildwood Mark Gellman and Neil Gellman The Gellman Team, Coldwell Banker Premier 336-1991, thegellmanteam.com, 1516lookoutmountain.com

Timeless design and fresh inspiration intermingle to welcome your arrival in this classic Ladue estate with 5 bedrooms and 5-plus bathrooms. Features include a state-of-theart kitchen, sunlit family room opening to patios, Edith Mason gardens, and a private pool and pool house. $2.395 million

This exquisite, 4-bedroom, 6-bathroom, European-inspired 1.5-story estate is located on 4-plus picturesque acres in Lookout Mountain. It features 6,000 square feet, including a gourmet kitchen and breakfast room that opens to a vaulted hearth room, a 2-story great room and luxurious master suite.

5 S. MCKNIGHT ROAD Ladue Linda Benoist and Lisa Coulter Janet McAfee Real Estate 983-2119, 983-2224, janetmcafee.com On a beautifully landscaped lot, this stately brick Colonial features a gracious living room and dining room, both with box bay windows, a sunny family room that opens to front and back patios, and an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a breakfast room. $785,000

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529 MIDVALE AVENUE University City Juli-Ann Felsher and Carol Butler Prudential Alliance Realtors 303-3232, 630-3165, 997-7600, prudentialalliance.com

547 OAK VALLEY DRIVE Frontenac Jiggs Dunn Prudential Alliance Realtors 872-6799, 503-7999, jiggsdunn.com

2637 ROSELAND TERRACE Maplewood Lynn Andel Laura McCarthy Real Estate 569-1177, 609-0139, lauramccarthy.com

510 TREGARON PLACE Frontenac Sabrina Robb Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty 881-3902, robbpartners.com

The updates in this 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home in University Hills are exquisite: The living and dining rooms have walnut-inlaid floors, and the master bedroom features a walk-in closet. Other highlights include a gourmet kitchen, breakfast room, mudroom, secondfloor laundry, fenced backyard and lower-level family room.

Majestically situated on 1-plus acres, this classic Colonial has been expanded and renovated and features more than 8,500 square feet. The open floor plan includes a gourmet kitchen that overlooks the family room, and a hearth room with a fireplace and a custom wall of French doors. $1.425 million

Built circa 1881, this elegant Victorian estate has been lovingly restored to its original splendor, featuring 10-foot ceilings, a grand staircase and pocket doors. A block from Maplewood’s finest shops, it is zoned residential and commercial, presenting a terrific opportunity for a savvy buyer. $469,000

This updated, 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom ranch has an open floor plan, office, finished lower level and master suite with ample closets. The family/living room features a vaulted ceiling and overlooks the beautifully landscaped, flat 1-acre lot, while the open kitchen boasts a center island and storage. $750,000

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11218 TUREEN DRIVE Creve Coeur Steve Mathes Coldwell Banker Gundaker 503-6533, stevemathes.com Located in the Ladue School District and complete with home protection plans, this renovated 4-bedroom, 2-story gem on a wooded lot has an outstanding location and value!

15 WILLOW HILL ROAD Ladue Joan Schnoebelen and Megan Rowe Laura McCarthy Real Estate 406-0005, 378-4077, 569-1177, lauramccarthy.com

9910 Wild Deer Road Ladue Sharon Dougherty Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty 725-0009, dielmannsothebysrealty.com

21 Windsor Terrace Lane Creve Coeur Keith R. Manzer Keith R. Manzer & Associates, Laura McCarthy Real Estate 609-3155, 725-5100, lauramccarthy.com

This ‘like-new’ gem offers the ideal blending of Old Ladue charm and modern conveniences. Entertaining is effortless with the updated kitchen, and the expansive master suite offers breathtaking sunset views. The lower level offers a finished great room and access to the pool. $999,000

This gracious home on a private street offers a chef’s dream kitchen, first-floor family room, inviting patio and luxurious master suite, plus 3 cheerful bedrooms, 3 full and 2-half bathrooms and a lower level recreation room with a wet bar.

Nestled on an intimate cul-de-sac in the Ladue School District, this stately Rehnquist-designed home features a grand entry foyer with marble floors, a sweeping staircase and adjoining paneled library with custom built-ins for comfortable elegance. A luxurious master suite includes a mini-bar and spa-like bath. $1.699 million

7420 WYDOWN BLVD. Clayton Ellen Reid Reid Case Group 863-7515, reidcasegroup.com Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own this stunning home, with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2,500 square feet. Highlights include a brand-new kitchen with granite countertops, all-new, top-ofthe-line appliances and a SubZero refrigerator, and beautiful hardwood flooring throughout. Open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 4. $799,900

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baldwin’s

best bets (what we’re buzzing about this week) BY DEBBIE BALDWIN

MELT 2712 Cherokee Street in Benton Park; 771-6358 - Breakfast, brunch, desserts and ice cream - Designer waffles - Open breakfast through late night, Wednesday through Saturday; also for Sunday brunch

THE MARKET AT THE CHESHIRE 7036 Clayton Ave. in Richmond Heights; 932-7840 - Gourmet market, neighborhood café and up-and-coming meeting spot inside The Cheshire - Great selection of carryout food, as well as unique gifts - Open daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

FIRST FRIDAYS Grand Center Arts District in Midtown, grandcenter.org - Museums and galleries in Grand Center are free, and most are open until 9 p.m. - Find eight venues within the walking district - Local bars and restaurants en route

SWEETOLOGY 9214 Clayton Road in Ladue; sweetology.com - Create and decorate cupcakes and cookies in-studio - Or, relax with a coffee or cocktail in the lounge - Perfect for parties or fundraising events - Closed on Mondays

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Summer Movie Preview: Volume 1 May 2 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 There are lots and lots of rumors floating around behind the scenes of this sequel. Andrew Garfield returns as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as his love, Gwen. Spidey faces a new villain, Electro (Jamie Foxx). It looks good, but if the current Captain America is any indication, it seems people are super-heroed out. Walk of Shame An aspiring news anchor (Elizabeth Banks) wakes in an unfamiliar bed after a wild night of partying and receives a phone call telling her that if she can get to the TV studio in time, a coveted job is hers. Antics ensue.

Debbie Baldwin

TANGENTIAL THINKER

May 9 Neighbors If you remember the 1981 Dan Aykroyd/John Belushi film, no need to worry about comparisons. We’ll call this version ‘inspired by’ the original. Here, Seth Rogan and Rose Byrne play new parents living a quiet life when a fraternity, helmed by Zac Efron, moves in next door. I hate to jump the gun here, but it actually looks funny. May 16 Godzilla Hmm...I’m not sure what this one’s about. Million Dollar Arm Jon Hamm is helming this family-friendly Disney project about a down-on-his-luck sports agent who goes to India in search of cricket players to pitch in major league baseball. This has Mighty Ducks money written all over it.


REVIEWS SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW: VOLUME 1 May 23 X-Men: Days of Future Past Why, God? Why?

THEATER REVIEW

Falling BY MARK BRETZ

Blended Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler star in this wholesome comedy about blended families. Great news: My time machine works. It’s 1992.

THE STORY Tami Martin’s plate of responsibilities is full. She’s a whirlwind of activity as she cooks, cleans and caters to the whims of her family, including teenage daughter Lisa, son Josh and husband Bill. Josh is a young adult with an autism spectrum disorder at the more severe end of the condition. He’s always been a handful to care for; but now, as a fully grown adult, his sporadic and unpredictably aggressive behavior has Tami and Bill practicing “extreme parenting,” and Lisa unhappily resigned to living on the edge. When Bill’s overly religious mother, Sue, pays a visit from out of town, she does her unwitting best to set a match to the emotional kindling in the Martin household.

HIGHLIGHTS Deanna Jent, artistic director of Mustard Seed Theatre and the mother of an autistic son, garnered the Kevin Kline Award for Best New Play in 2011 for this heart-rending look at a family in the throes of coping with severe autism. Jent’s one-act, 80-minute piece went on to be performed Off-Broadway, in Los Angeles and in Michigan, and is scheduled to be presented in Brazil in 2015.

May 30 Maleficent To call this film hotly anticipated has to be the understatement of the summer. On top of being annoyingly gorgeous, hard-working and charitable, Angelina Jolie also manages her career beautifully. Here, she plays the much-maligned title character in the Sleeping Beauty saga. A Million Ways to Die in the West Considering this movie stars some of my favorite actors (Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron), it looks surprisingly bad. The comedy follows MacFarlane’s character, a timid sheep farmer who chickens out of a gunfight. I do not have a good feeling about this one.

FALLING PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN LAMB

June 6 The Edge of Tomorrow Take Source Code and Looper. Mash them up. Remove Jake Gyllenhaal and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Add Tom Cruise and a $100-million budget...and voila! You have the biggest boxoffice bomb of 2014. Also, the title sounds like a ’60s soap opera.

That’s primarily because Jent is as good a writer as she is a director, and she’s a very, very good director. She’s taken the reins of this revival (Lori Adams helmed the original) and enticed all but one of the original performers to reprise their roles superbly in another tense and terrifying look at the Martins’ fragile world.

RATING: 4.5 on a scale of 1-to-5. VENUE: Fontbonne Fine Arts Theatre, Big Bend and Wydown blvds. DATES: April 25-27, May 1-4 TICKETS: $20-$30; mustard seedtheatre. com More reviews available at laduenews. com

The lone newcomer to the cast is Daniel Lanier as Josh, and he beautifully conveys the various symptoms of autism, such as avoiding eye contact, flailing his arms, rocking his body and repeating words or phrases. It’s fascinating to watch Michelle Hand as Tami, Greg Johnston as Bill, Katie Donnelly as Lisa and Carmen Russell as Sue drain their emotions once again in their original parts. They work seamlessly with Jent’s realistic dialogue and interact naturally in normally embarrassing situations, such as Bill seeing his mother aghast at observing Josh play with himself, or Donnelly exploding over Josh’s predictable reaction to the barking of a dog she’s found and wants to keep. There’s a palpable normality to these reactions that make them all the more poignant. Falling is a harrowing night of theater that will cause you to stop and contemplate your own family in a different light.

The Fault in Our Stars Shailene Woodley continues her meteoric rise; this time, playing a teen surviving cancer. June 13 22 Jump Street At least Channing Tatum had the good sense to sign on for this hotly unanticipated sequel, and avoid Vin Diesel’s mistake. June 27 Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Please let the title refer to this franchise.

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Div er sions by Mark Bretz

Q&A with Ed Asner

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945, is one of the titans in American politics. Roosevelt, the blueblood, Democratic governor of New York, defeated Republican incumbent Herbert Hoover in 1932, as the nation struggled to survive in the Great Depression. Roosevelt, who famously said that he made decisions when he was “51 percent certain,” overhauled America’s economy with his New Deal policies and WPA (Works Project Administration) agency. The WPA employed millions of out-ofwork people on massive infrastructure construction projects, as well as programs for the arts and social sciences. He orchestrated America’s entrance into World War II following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and was the only president to serve more than two elected terms. With a daunting list of achievements, it seemingly would take an actor with his own formidable resume to portray Roosevelt in a one-man play. Such an actor is Ed Asner, a Kansas City, Mo., native who is the only male actor to win Emmy Awards for the same Mary Tyler Moore character (Lou Grant) in a comedy and drama TV series. Asner, who at age 84 is an indefatigable performer, has won seven Emmy Awards, more than any other male actor. He’s bringing his oneman show, FDR, to St. Louis for a benefit performance for the New Jewish Theatre on Sunday, April 27, at Washington University’s Edison Theatre. For tickets, call 442-3283. Recently, Ladue News had the opportunity to interview Asner, a lifelong Democrat and progressive who served as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1981 to 1985. You’ve been doing FDR since 2010. How often do you take it on tour? Every spring. (As a one-man show) it’s much more difficult to do, but then you have no one else to blame! Where did the idea for the show originate? With Philip Langner, who was head of Theatre at Sea for the Theatre Guild. (Note: The Theatre Guild was founded in New York City in 1918. The Guild produced a total of 228 plays on Broadway through 1996, including Dore Schary’s Sunrise at Campobello, about Franklin Roosevelt, in 1958. An offshoot of the Theatre Guild called Theatre at Sea began in 1975.) Are your politics similar to FDR’s? Yes. I worship FDR and (was delighted when) Philip Langner approached me (to portray him). Since 2010, I’ve done somewhere between 300

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and 400 performances as FDR (including one at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre in 2011). Your home state of Missouri also is the birthplace of another American president, Harry S. Truman, who himself has been the subject of a one-man show. Do you see similarities in the personalities and politics of Roosevelt and Truman? Very much so. Their backgrounds, though, are markedly different. You have an extremely impressive list of accomplishments, but perhaps most impressive of all is ‘working actor.’ Do you have two or three personal favorites of all the roles you’ve played through the years? Lou Grant, naturally, as well as Rich Man, Poor Man (the ground-breaking ABC-TV miniseries), Family Man, Elf (as Santa Claus) and Up! (an animated film that was nominated for Best Picture in 2009). Tell us about your experiences doing the voice work for Up! Other than tripping and laying my head open for six staples, I had a marvelous time! There was a terrible tragedy recently in your native Kansas City (a white supremacist gunman killed three people outside two Jewish facilities), an apparent hate crime. Why is such disturbing behavior so difficult to eradicate even in the 21st century? It is a sick-making world, and we can’t come up to the level of treatment necessary.

Progress seems to take one step forward and two steps back. You’ve been very active throughout your life with progressive causes. Do you think that America has changed significantly in your lifetime, or has progress been tortuously slow? Progress seems to take one step forward and two steps back. What do you enjoy most about portraying FDR? His problem-solving, his ability to see the future and his impact—which could be the greatest of any president!


DIV ER SIONS ST. LOUIS DANCE FESTIVAL SHOWCASE

Time to Dance, St. Louis! BY BRITTANY NAY

Ballet, jazz and hip-hop to clogging, flamenco and modern dance will take centerstage during the 15th annual St. Louis Dance Festival Showcase from May 2 to 4 at the Edison Theatre at Washington University.

Viva Flamenco

To mark the event’s 15th anniversary, a special finale will close each show. Choreographed by acclaimed Joffrey Ballet master Gerard Charles, all 30 dance companies together will take the stage for a unique performance to the tune of a classical piece by Mozart. Nartana Prem’s father and president of Dances of India, Dr. Bhartur Prem—known as Dr. Prem to many—brought the idea of the dance festival to fruition 15 years ago. While Dr. Prem felt that nationally touring dance companies were great for St. Louis audiences, he also saw a need for an event to showcase the wide variety of talented groups here in St. Louis. To fill this void, he worked with former Dance St. Louis executive director, the late Adam Pinsker, to launch the showcase that allows audiences the rare treat of experiencing a diverse range of dance, music and culture, all on one stage throughout one weekend. The dance festival has been embraced by the community, growing in number of dance companies, as well as audience attendance, through the years, Dr. Prem says. Attendees can see groups they enjoy, as well as discover new styles, he adds. “For the price, you just don’t see this type of show. It continues to get a very positive audience reaction.”

ST. LOUIS 2014 DANCE FESTIVAL SHOWCASE WHEN: 7:30 p.m. May 2-3, 3 p.m. May 4 WHERE: Edison Theatre at Washington University

Dances of India

In celebration of the diversity of dance across the St. Louis community, 30 local companies will come together for three days of top-notch performances. Acclaimed veteran groups, including Saint Louis Ballet, MADCO and Dances of India, to debuting rising stars, such as Bollywood Shuffle, Tohazan-ryu Japanese Dance and Prestige Ballroom, will each showcase its unique style of dance. Dances of India, the first classical

Indian dance group founded in Missouri in 1976 by artistic director Asha Prem, will present a performance filled with intricate, storytelling movements to the sounds of traditional Indian song; conversely, Bollywood Shuffle will perform looser movements to modern music, explains Nartana Prem of Dances of India. Creativity and collaborations are sparked as the dance groups perform among one another, she adds.

FEATURING: Saint Louis Ballet, Alexandra Ballet, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, MADCO, Metro Dance Company, Viva Flamenco, Arts in Motion, The Slaughter Project, Missouri River Cloggers, Final Veil and more COST: $20 advanced daily tickets, $25 at the door, $45 weekend ticket package INFO: 534-1111 or metrotix.com

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THE WINE LIFE

Sauvignon Blanc: What I’m Drinking Now BY STANLEY BROWNE, CSW

Let’s take a sip… Color: Light straw and reflective in the light Aroma: Slightly grassy, with grapefruit, honeysuckle, peach pit Taste: All of the above, with notes of tropical nectarine and lemongrass with bright acidity This wine is fermented in stainless tanks (90 percent aged in stainless and 10 percent in neutral oak, which gives the wine some mouthfeel texture without oak flavor). This wine has a nice balance of grapefruit and tropical fruits, making it the perfect spring/summer sipper. Where do they grow sauvignon blanc? France: We’ve all heard of Bordeaux. White Bordeaux sauvignon blanc is the main grape with sémillon and muscadelle as the other blending grapes to round out and soften the citrus grassy

notes. A lot of good, inexpensive white Bordeaux comes from Entre-deux-Mers, which means ‘between two seas,’ the Garonne and Dordogne rivers (the left and right banks of Bordeaux). The Loire Valley farther north also is home to sauvignon blancs, known to be racy, with citrus and gooseberry notes and high acidity. The appellations of Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé and Touraine are the most well-known. There, the chalky soils add richness and perfumed notes for balance. New Zealand: This grape helped put this wine-growing country on the map. Cloudy Bay Vineyards gained worldwide accolades for its sauvignon blanc. High citrus/grapefruit flavors are associated with New Zealand. This is an early-ripening grape, which, when picked late, will lead to muted flavors and a lack of acidity. These winemakers saw the benefits of picking early for the intensity of flavors and acidity; and a later picking for the more tropical fruit notes to shine through. This practice is now used by others around the world. New Zealand also led the way with Stelvin (screw caps) closures to keep their wine bright and fresh with no chance of ‘corked wine.’ North America: North and south, from Washington State to Southern California, make sauvignon blanc, which has gained in popularity in the USA in the last 20 years. Prior to this, the varietal was not made well by most, producing aggressive, grassy and unbalanced wines. It was Robert Mondavi who barrel-aged the wines to round out those aggressive flavors, and also coined the name, fumé blanc, after Pouilly-Fumé in Loire. These days, we have all different styles, from citrus-driven to more tropical fruit-driven wines. This is all based on the soils and the climate of where we grow sauvignon blanc. South America: Chile is making some good sauvignon blanc in a style that includes citrus, grassy notes and some peppers. It generally is less acidic than New Zealand and more similar to French sauvignon blanc. The cooler Valparaiso region is a notable region: In 1990, ampelographers (experts on vines and leaves) were called in to Chile to distinguish true sauvignon blanc plantings from other mistaken varietals. Other Areas: South Africa’s Stellenbosch region makes some nice, racy sauvignon blanc. And we can’t forget Italy’s northeast region, Collio, which produces good sauvignons often

blended with other white varietals for some great wines. The wonderful world of sauvignon blanc is calling your palate, as well. Pair it with goat cheese, seafood, pesto sauces, etc… or, simply sip while relaxing on the patio with good friends. Tasting Tip: Expose yourself to as many fruits as possible to help determine flavors in wine. Try a pomelo, a gooseberry or something else new to expand your repertoire. Then see yourself picking out those fruits when tasting. Wine Recommendation: It’s a good idea to try many different styles from Loire, Bordeaux, New Zealand, California. I picked Honig because of the balance of citrus and tropical fruits.

Certified Sommelier Stanley Browne is the owner of Robust Wine Bar in Webster Groves, Downtown at the MX and in Edwardsville.

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PRING HAS FINALLY SPRUNG. Well, at least my palate thinks so, because these days, I’m craving crisp and refreshing citrus notes in my wine. I often tell people that grapes, like apples, are a multi-dimensional fruit and come in a range of varietals. The sauvignon blanc grape is similar to the tart Granny Smith apple. The grape gets its name from the French word sauvage (wild) and blanc (white). The grape traces its origins to France in Bordeaux and the Loire Valley. It is a greenskinned grape; and depending on the climate, can range from very grassy to tropical. Interestingly, in the 18th century, the vine paired with cabernet franc to parent the cabernet sauvignon grape. The wine I grabbed from our cooler is 2012 Honig Napa Valley. My wife, Arlene, and I recently visited Honig Winery in Napa, so this naturally caught my eye. Michael Honig is an old friend from my days at A. Bommarito Wines, and we frequently visit when he is in St. Louis. Honig is a fairly small winery in Rutherford, and has been family-owned since 1964. ‘Honig’ means honey bee in German; hence, the honey bee insignia on its bottles. Their vineyards have been sustainably farmed for many years, which means that while not certified organic, they follow similar practices with all-natural handling of the vineyards, but are allowed to spray pesticides—if necessary—to save the crop.


Wine Excellence!

“Napa Cellars Mount Veeder Chardonnay, barrel-aged for nine months in all French oak barrels, is creamy with buttered apples and baked pears on the palate and a crisp finish. Perfect paired with scallops! The Mer Soleil Silver Unoaked Chardonnay has lemon and stone fruit on the nose with lemon and citrus on the palate. The higher acidity lets the flavors shine through. Excellent with poached salmon and Hollandaise sauce.” Matt Wider

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DINING OUT

spicybits BY MATT SORRELL

Time certainly does fly—it’s already been a year since the folks at Piccione Pastry opened up in the Delmar Loop. The authentic Italian pastry shop marked its first anniversary this week; and to celebrate, they’re offering a slew of discounts through this Sunday, April 27. They include mini birthday cake cannolis, mini-scoops of gelato and Italian sodas for $1 each; and breakfast focaccia and coffee, lunch combos and 1-pound boxes of Italian cookies for $4.22 each. There also will be a drawing where one lucky winner will receive a ‘Bakers Dozen Birthday Party.’ Simply take a photo in front of the pastry shop’s in-store banner and go to the Piccione Pastry Facebook page to enter. The winner will receive a party for 13 people. St. Louis continues to get national recognition for its culinary scene. The latest accolades come courtesy of The Munchies: People’s Choice Food Awards. Guerrilla Street Food won Best Food Truck, and Pappy’s Smokehouse took Best BBQ in the online contest. Nominees were chosen by a panel of culinary celeb-types, led by TV foodie personality ANDREW ZIMMERN. As if that weren’t enough, the GSF truck also made the Forbes list of the 25 Fantastic Food Trucks. Congrats to all—you makes us proud!

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Bring On the Veggies! BY SIDNEY LEWIS

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NE RECENT DINING TREND AROUND town that’s most welcome is the spate of new restaurants offering vegetarian and vegan fare that’s creative: Tree House is one such eatery, which opened last year in the South Grand neighborhood. Tree House has an interior that’s light and airy, thanks to the tall ceilings and minimal décor; not to mention the plethora of windows, which provide some fine South Grand people-watching opportunities. There’s a solid list of of original cocktails at Tree House, and during our visit we tried out a couple: the Tree House Almond Milk Punch ($7) and The Roots ($8). Of the two, the milk punch stood out. It was a subtly sweet concoction consisting of white rum, almond milk, cardamom and passion fruit. We chose The Roots as it’s based on aquavit, one of our favorite spirits that’s often overlooked on local drink menus. However, the pepperiness of the aquavit, along with the smooth sweetness of the Big O ginger liqueur that’s part of the mix, was completely overwhelmed by the beet syrup and the vegetal bitterness of the Italian amaro Cynar also used in the drink. The Tree House food menu runs the gamut of influences, from Asian to Latin to American and then some. The takes on south-of-the-border cuisine were the most successful. Both the Chile Relleno ($8) and the Chorizo Tamale ($11) were delicious plant-based versions of these favorites. The tamale came with a complex black-bean mole that

nicely complemented the tender corn fritter and the tart pickled cabbage slaw alongside. The chile relleno is based around a perfectly cooked poblano chile, coated in Panko bread crumbs and topped with plenty of melty chihuahua cheese and some salsa sofrito, a sweet and spicy pepper sauce. Less successful were the Asian- and Americanbased creations we tasted. The Raw Noodle Bowl ($11), was chock-full of mung bean noodles and raw veggies and came with a choice of three sauces: coconut red curry, Kafir lime peanut or sweet chili vinaigrette. We opted for the coconut red curry, but found it lacking in spice and overall flavor. The Tree House Sliders ($6) were filled with mushrooms— always a good thing—but the delicious fungi were sandwiched between tiny pieces of toast, which fell apart as soon as we attempted to eat them. Plain ol’ bread would’ve been a better choice. Service was hit-or-miss during our visit. While the dining room was only partially filled, it took an inordinately long time for our orders to be taken and for drinks to make it to the table, though our server was pleasant and apologetic for the wait on both counts. With a little tightening up, Tree House definitely has the potential to be a player in the vibrant and varied culinary scene on South Grand and the city at large.

3177 South Grand Blvd., 696-2100, treehousestl.com

PHOTOS BY SARAH CROWDER

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis will be hosting a Spring Coffee Dinner on Saturday, May 17. The event will feature Kaldi’s Coffees in all menu courses created by the culinary team of The Ritz, led by executive chef MELISSA LEE. There also will be a special appearance by Kaldi’s own FRANK MCGINTY, along with paired coffee cocktails and Urban Chestnut Beers. The dinner begins at 6 p.m, with tickets priced at $150 per guest. The dinner is the first in an ongoing new series of seasonal dining events to be presented by the hotel. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Space is limited, and early reservations are recommended (call 719-1433 or email kelly.kiesel@ritzcarlton.com)


SCHNUCKS MARKETS continued from page 24 that they are able to receive healthy food during the weekend. Another program, Cooking Matters, teaches families how to shop for and cook healthy meals on a budget. “What’s more important than helping families cook healthy meals so their children get good, nutritious food at home?” Schaefer asks. Schnuck echoes that sentiment, saying, “We really do believe that the business we’re in is one of the most noble professions: We provide a core need for people, and that is nourishment and survival and food. I get a lot of satisfaction out of being able to provide that service to people, and I know our whole family does.” Customers can provide their own contribution to OFS through donation bins located in area Schnucks locations. “It’s a way customers can participate, and also a way for us to leverage the volume and traffic in our stores to support area food banks,” Schnuck says. The store also has asked its business partners to make a onetime contribution to OFS in its honor, with major donations already coming in. “I think we’ll have some exciting news to share as we get closer to the event—about the amount we’ve been able to raise as a result of this,” he says. The success of the event could not be possible without the success of these sponsors, including premier sponsor Anheuser-Busch, he adds. “Sunny and I have been amazed and grateful for the response from our industry partners.” And all of the food and funds raised will help feed some 150,000 people each month in St. Louis and 30 surrounding counties. “We are grateful to the Schnuck family for the trust they have placed in us over the years, and being the beneficiary of this anniversary celebration is a huge thrill,” Schaefer says. “I hope everyone in their store family knows how much they have impacted the lives of our hungry neighbors.”

SWEETOLOGY continued from page 36 and camps for those who really want to hone their skills. And to relax and enjoy the sweet success of your creation, Sweetology’s ‘drinkery’ serves coffee and wine pairings, along with drinkable chocolate. Newmark and Bingaman also believe strongly in giving back to the community, so they’ve partnered with Friends of Wings to donate cupcakes each month to those served by the nonprofit. In addition, every month, there will be a Cupcake of the Month that is designed for a different nonprofit and whose proceeds will support that group, Newmark says. And from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, Sweetology is partnering with Saks Fifth Avenue for Catwalk Cocktails & Cupcakes, a mother-daughter fashion show to benefit Friends of Wings. “This is about fun and entertainment, and creating something special for someone,” Newmark concludes. “Remember, there’s no such thing as perfect, and everybody’s welcome!”

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GREATER ST. LOUIS BOOK FAIR Millions of books featuring art, music, cooking and more will be available at the 65th annual Greater St. Louis Book Fair at West County Center in Des Peres. Various times. Free. 993-1995 or stlouisbookfair.org.

A GATHERING PLACE KITCHEN TOUR Junior League of St. Louis presents its fourth annual A Gathering Place Kitchen Tour, highlighting the work of some of St. Louis’ top designers in multiple kitchens along the city’s central corridor. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $35$40. 822-2344 or jlsl.org.

DR. BLANCHE TOUHILL St. Louis Public Library presents Dr. Blanche Touhill, who will sign and discuss her book, A Photographic History of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, in the Central Library’s Carnegie Room. 6:30 p.m. 206-6779 or slpl.org.

4/25 JOHN MCEUEN AND JOHN CARTER CASH The Sheldon Concert Hall presents John McEuen and John Carter Cash and Family performing Will the Circle Be Unbroken: A Tribute to the Carter Family. 8 p.m. $35-$40. 534-111 or thesheldon.org.

4/26-8/17 AMERICAN SPIRITS: THE RISE AND FALL OF PROHIBITION EXHIBIT Experience the Prohibition era through more than 100 rare artifacts, from flapper dresses and a 1929 Buick Marquette to original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st Amendments, at the Missouri History Museum. $10, adults; free for kids 18 and younger. 746-4599 or mohistory.org.

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ARTURO SANDOVAL Cubanborn trumpeter, pianist and composer Arturo Sandoval will play at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. 8 p.m. $20-$40. 516-4949 or touhill.org.

KRISTOPHER JANSMA Bold young American author Kristopher Jansma will discuss his book, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards, at Left Bank Books in the Central West End. 7 p.m. 367-6731 or left-bank.com.

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4/25-26 DEMENTIA SEMINARS Garden View Care Centers will host two seminars featuring nationally touring dementia expert and educator Jolene Brackey, author of Moments of Joy, at The Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center in Chesterfield on April 25 and at The Columns Banquet Center in St. Charles on April 26. Various times. 636-449-7575 or gvcc.com. ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER Dance St. Louis presents an electrifying and elegant performance by iconic dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, at the Fox Theatre. 8 p.m. $35-$70. dancestlouis.org.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Starring American Idol alums Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, the family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph will come to the Fox Theatre. Various times. $25-$75. 534-1111 or fabulousfox.com.

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JOE LOVANO US FIVE Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano and his modern jazz group will play at Jazz at the Bistro. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. $15$38. 289-4030 or jazzstl.org.

5/1-4 CARMINA BURANA Experience St. Louis Symphony’s spellbinding rendition of Carmina Burana at Powell Hall. Various times. $30-$109. 534-1700 or stlsymphony.org.

5/9-11 ART FAIR AT LAUMEIER The nationally acclaimed Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park returns with fine arts and crafts, glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, sculpture and more. Special events include Art of the Vine with wine tastings on May 9; Art of Ale featuring beer tastings on May 10; and a Mother’s Day Brunch on May 11. Various times and costs. laumeiersculpturepark.org.

GOING GREEN 4/27 ST. LOUIS EARTH DAY FESTIVAL Ranked as the second-largest Earth Day celebration in the nation, the 25th anniversary festival will feature healthy food booths, live music and environmental education activities on The Muny grounds in Forest Park. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. stlouisearthday.org. EARTH DAY Contribute to the healthy future of the planet and its wildlife by learning about sustainable activities as Missouri Botanical Garden commemorates Earth Day. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $4-$8. 577-5100 or mobot.org. EARTH DAY: PARTY FOR THE PLANET Celebrate Earth Day with games, entertainment and animal enrichment at the Saint Louis Zoo. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 781-0900 or stlzoo.org.

5/10 LADUE DOGWOOD PARADE & FESTIVAL The 15th annual Ladue Dogwood Parade and Festival will feature a parade from Ladue Horton Watkins High School to Ladue Middle School, followed by the Taste of Ladue festival with more than a dozen food booths, inflatables, live music and more at the middle school. 10:30 a.m. parade; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. festival. cityofladue-mo.gov.

CHECK THIS OUT THROUGH 9/28 STINGRAYS AT CARIBBEAN COVE Saint Louis Zoo guests can once again feed and pet southern stingrays, and view bonnethead, brown-banded, and white-spotted bamboo sharks as they glide through a saltwater pool. $4. 781-0900 or stlzoo.org.

CREDITS: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT PHOTO BY DANIEL SWALEC, EARTH DAY FESTIVAL PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ST. LOUIS EARTH DAY FESTIVAL, STINGRAYS PHOTO BY DAVE CRUZ

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DIV ER SIONS Across 1. Arabic V.I.P. 5. Place 8. Constructed 13. Earned 14. ‘Eh’ 15. Boredom 16. Bermuda, e.g. 17. Lying, maybe 18. Beautify 19. Tom Cruise, 1986 22. Con 23. The Catcher in the ___ 24. Hug, say 27. Sigma ___ 29. Campus military org. 33. Mushroom caps 34. Blind followers 36. ___ Cried (1962 hit) 37. Tom Hanks, 2002 40. ___-Wan Kenobi 41. Clear, as a disk 42. Colgate rival 43. Change states, in a way 45. Aardvark’s morsel 46. Gets game 47. Pillbox, e.g.

49. Bust, so to speak 50. Will Smith, 1996 58. Ecological community 59. ___ Lang Syne 60. Departed 61. ___ alia 62. Fix, in a way 63. Acknowledge 64. Down at the heels 65. Attention getter 66. Composes

Down 1. Give off, as light 2. TV series starring Alan Alda 3. Doing nothing 4. Bounced...and bounced, as sound 5. Address abbr. 6. ___-friendly 7. ___ list 8. Elated 9. Nemesis, in a way 10. Knowing, as a secret 11. Artificial bait 12. Baby 14. ‘Rabbit food’ 20. Limestone

CROSSWORD PUZZLE 21. Not baked 24. Certain memory chip, for short 25. Weeper of myth 26. Swing wildly 27. Treasury 28. ‘Catch!’ 30. Basket material 31. ___ Calloways (Disney film) 32. ___-off coupon 34. Attention ___ 35. Eat outdoors 38. Be bombastic 39. Economists’ worry 44. Like this puzzle 46. Ms. Bullock, to pals 48. Silly trick 49. Pass on 50. Water bird 51. Opening time, maybe 52. Spoil, with ‘on’ 53. The Turtle poet 54. Copy 55. Peaceful bird? 56. Soon, to a bard 57. Evergreens

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40 Years Experience Fully Insured • References J. KEVIN O'BRIEN, PRESIDENT

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Tree Service Professionals Trimming, Deadwooding, Reduction, Removals, Stump Grinding, Year Round Service & Fully Insured Call Michael Baumann for a Free Estimate & Property Inspection at 636.375.2812 You'll be glad you called!

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