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THE TRIO Nancy Robinson, LN’s resident expert on home furnishings, uses the adjectives pretty and punk – conjuring a sudden vision of Sid Vicious after a facial – to describe this chandelier from Eclipse, one of three items showcased this issue.
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44 Style Feature:
FASHION FUNDAMENTALS With staff photographer Sarah Conroy, Katie Yeadon, LN’s fave fashionista, visits the Saint Louis Fashion Fund to spotlight apparel from the fund’s six current fashion lab residents and one of the lab’s grads in this resplendent spring feature.
Longtime music maven Steve Pick, with Amanda E. Doyle, has written perhaps the ultimate coffee-table book on the local music scene, St. Louis Sound, whose recent publication LN copy editor and staff writer Bryan A. Hollerbach celebrates here.
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The Trio Landscape Feature: Bring Conservation Home
STYLE 40 42 44
One Look, Two Ways Destination Style Feature: Fashion Fundamentals
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Persons of Interest Hyken’s Homework Crossword Puzzle Feature: The Makers Program
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29 THE BOULEVARD · CLAYTON · 314·725·5100
4. 7801 Davis Drive • Clayton
1. 4411 Westminster Place • St. Louis
2. 51 Barkley Place • St. Charles
3. 765 Gabriel Court • Kirkwood
5. 2509 High School Drive • Brentwood
6. 8921 Moydalgan Road • Ladue
7. 356 Oak Stand Path • Chesterfield
1. 4411 Westminster Pl. • St. Louis • OPEN SUNDAY 2-4!
1892 Romanesque Revival home, in the Fullerton’s Westminster Place, was designed by Grable & Weber for Edward H. Semple. These architects were later commissioned to construct the music room (Special Space) in 1899, shown above. $929,000
2. 51 Barkley Place • St. Charles
Impeccably built with an attention to detail not often replicated, this home features a level lot complete with pool and putting green as well as beautiful gardens and outdoor fireplace. $599,900
5. 2509 High School Drive • Brentwood
Incredible opportunity to live in the highly coveted Brentwood area on tree-lined street. Prepare to fall in love with this 5-bedroom, 4.5 bath open floor plan built by Kingbridge. $749,000
6. 8921 Moydalgan Road • Ladue • NEW PRICE!
This stunning property has numerous living spaces, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, incredible finishes, treasured design, over 5900 square feet and sprawling floor-plan. $1,499,000
3. 765 Gabriel Court • Kirkwood
7. 356 Oak Stand Path • Chesterfield
4. 7801 Davis Drive • Clayton
8. 8025 Watkins Drive • Clayton
Wonderfully updated move-in ready four-bedroom, three bath ranch home on a quiet street. Open living space with a great floor plan and delightful park-like lot. $525,000 This beautiful English Tudor has been renovated to perfection. Original architectural details include arched doorways, beautiful hardwood floors,17, and pretty moldings. $979,000 6 May 2019 | LadueNews.com
Stunning 6-year-old, 3200 SF ranch. Open floor plan offers sitting room off the master suite, planning center, sun room, media room, main floor laundry and so much more! $695,000 First floor boasts lovely center hall entry, formal living room with fireplace and custom bookshelves, stunning formal dining room with built-in corner cabinets and window seat. $1,024,900
8. 8025 Watkins Drive • Clayton
MORE NEW LISTINGS 800 S. Hanley Rd #8D (Clayton) $2,350,000 Dreaming of penthouse views in Clayton? Unique opportunity to own an incredible penthouse unit in the highly sought-after The Residence building. Features views all the way to the arch from a large terrace. 7397 Pershing Ave #A (U. City) $895,000 OPEN SUNDAY 1-3! Open floor plan, 10-foot ceilings, French doors open to the charming private gardens and patio, chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, plus custom office space. 721 Fairfield Lake Drive (Town & Country) $479,000 Gracious entry foyer opens to living and dining rooms. First floor has large office with bay window and pocket doors, plus floor to ceiling bookshelves. Beautiful master suite opens to lush landscape. 7536 Wydown Blvd #A (Clayton) $429,000 Gracious entry foyer welcomes you, light-filled formal living room with gas fireplace, built-ins, glass French doors and wood floors, formal dining room, newer, wood plank floors, updated kitchen with 42” cabinets and tons of natural light.
Sunday Open Houses u12-2 1-3 2-4 $1,000,000 PLUS
5 Chateau Oaks (Ladue) 32 Clermont Lane (Ladue) 15 Ladue Lane (Ladue) 18211 Wild Horse Crk(Chesterfield) 1238 Shepard Oaks Ct (Wildwood) 8921 Moydalgan Road (Ladue) 7200 Westmoreland Dr (U. City) 11 Lake Forest (Richmond Hghts) 13304 Cross Land Drive (T & C) 1 Overbrook Drive (Ladue) 9757 Old Warson Road (Ladue)
$2,750,000 $2,050,000 $1,995,000 $1,950,000 $1,599,000 $1,499,000 $1,395,000 $1,225,000 $1,199,000 $1,190,000 $1,149,000
$750,000 - $1,000,000 7801 Davis Drive (Clayton) 8023 Crescent Drive (Clayton) 4411 Westminster Place (St. Louis) 185 Fick Farm Road (Chesterfield) 11820 Conway Road (Westwood)
$979,000 $960,000 $929,000 $799,000 $789,900
$500,000 - $750,000 1086 Chelsea Avenue (Glendale) 356 Oak Stand Path (Chesterfield) 8101 Stanford Ave (U. City) 51 Barkley Place (St. Charles) 11 Warson Terrace (Ladue) 765 Gabriel Court (Kirkwood)
UNDER $300,000 $749,900 $695,000 $636,000 $599,900 $549,000 $525,000
$300,000 - $500,000 1864 Chamfers Farm (Chesterfield) 1324 Conway Oaks Drive (Chesterfield) 9207 Shortridge Avenue (Rock Hill) 7401 Teasdale Avenue (U. City) 1506 N. Woodlawn (Warson Woods) 42 W. Jackson Rd (Webster Groves) 8125 Cornell Court (U. City) 1953 Prospector Ridge (Wildwood)u 7445 Teasdale Avenue (U. City) 415 Caprice Gardens Ct (Ballwin) 12125 Bridle Trail Lane (Sunset Hills) 955 Glenmoor Avenue (Glendale) 1167 Boland Pl (Richmond Heights)
$499,500 $479,000 $479,000 $449,900 $449,500 $429,900 $424,999 $419,900 $399,900 $389,900 $384,500 $339,900 $330,000
935 Chelsea Avenue (Glendale) 2512 Salem Road (Brentwood) 9396 Golden Gate Road (Rock Hill)
$299,000 $245,000 $189,000
LOTS AND ACREAGE 45 Trent Drive (Ladue) 12827 Clayton Road (T & C) 14815 Conway Road (Chesterfield)
$975,000 $475,000 $145,000
CONDOS AND VILLAS 800 S. Hanley Rd #8D (Clayton) 7749 Maryland Avenue (Clayton) 150 Carondelet Plz #803 (Clayton) 155 Carondelet Plz #607 (Clayton) 7397 Pershing Ave #A (U. City) 410 N. Newstead #11E (St. Louis) 721 Fairfield Square Drive (T & C) 113 Wake Forest (O’Fallon) 7536 Wydown Blvd #A (Clayton) 4540 Lindell Blvd. #404 (St. Louis) 1109 Webster Oaks Lane (Webster)u 422 Lake Avenue #5 (St. Louis)
$2,350,000 $1,785,000 $1,449,900 $1,379,000 $895,000 $525,000 $479,000 $450,000 $429,000 $425,000 $309,900 $237,500
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15 Ladue Lane • Ladue • $1,995,000 6 Bedrooms | 4 Full 4 Half Baths Listed by Katie and Sue McLaughlin Call 314.283-8444 for more information
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rivate, stately, and spacious describe this one of a kind Ladue home! The secluded 2-acre lot has meticulous gardens, patios, pool and cabana. As you enter this 8,000+ sqft home you have views into a beautiful, light filled sitting room often referred to as the "chapel". There are high ceilings throughout the main floor along with professional lighting designed specifically to highlight artwork. The main floor also offers a large den, living room and dining room with hardwood floors and bay windows. The inviting kitchen has custom cabinets, granite, high-end appliances, opens to the hearth room, breakfast room and main floor laundry. A main floor master suite has an enormous closet and his/her baths. There’s also a second main floor bedroom. Upstairs are four more bedrooms and 2 full baths. Custom lower level is truly special with the live-edge dry bar, wine cellar, rec room and bunk room. Don't miss the wet bar and large cedar closet. There are four gas fireplaces and newer HVAC systems.
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EDITOR THIS SPRING, YOU MAY HAVE BEEN TEMPTED TO ORDER PACKETS of seeds from all over the world to see what you can persuade to grow in your Midwestern garden. Although experimenting with foreign greenery and flowers can be enticing, it’s also important to foster plants that are native to this region. In this week’s LN, the St. Louis Audubon Society encourages area residents to look into its Bring Conservation Home program, which provides at-home advice for those who want to cultivate native plants in their landscaping. Learn how you can encourage butterflies to flock to your backyard in Connie Mitchell’s Abode feature, starting on p. 30. While we’re on the topic of locally grown, check out this week’s fashion feature in our Style section. This month, thanks to writer Katie Yeadon and staff photographer Sarah Conroy, we’re showcasing pieces from the Saint Louis Fashion Fund’s current fashion lab residents, with one of its graduates. From a timeless handbag from Korédé to a Paulie Gibson trench coat, these designers are making names for themselves and St. Louis as a fashion-forward city. Learn more starting on p. 44. All the best,
Editor’s Corner St. Louis-based author Irene
Residents, families, staff members and local dignitaries
Hannon has been included
gathered at Parc Provence on May 5 to celebrate the assisted
on Booklist’s 20 Best Romantic
living and skilled nursery community’s 15th anniversary. Three
Suspense Novels for her book
separate celebrations were held in the three neighborhoods
Against All Odds. Hannon began
that sit on Parc Provence’s 16-acre campus. Each featured live
publishing with Revell, a division
music, hors d’oeuvres, Champagne and cocktails. Creve Coeur
of Baker Publishing Group, in
Mayor Barry Glantz presented a proclamation celebrating
2009 with that thriller. Ten
15 years of Parc Provence in the City of Creve Coeur.
years later, she has written 21 books, with more than 1 million copies sold. Hannon, who writes
We’re Sorry: In the May 10 edition, a
both romantic suspense and
cuff shown in our Make a Statement
contemporary romance novels,
department reportedly cost $25
has been honored with three
from Shine Boutique. The cuff
coveted RITA Awards from the
actually comes from Paisley
Romance Writers of America and
Boutique and retails for
belongs to the organization’s elite
$125. We sincerely
Hall of Fame.
apologize for the error.
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hen you survey your home, ideas for improvement race through your head. You are ready for an update, but where to begin? Dana King understands. Next Project Studio – a local design-build remodeling firm now know by the name of its owner and lead designer, Dana King – promises the highest standard of service for innovative design when it comes to your home projects. The recent name change reflects King’s commitment in providing a personal touch to every project and emphasizes her willingness to stand behind the company’s promises to execute, in a timely manner, a design that reflects each client. “We specialize in busy people who wonder how to get their projects off the ground,” King notes. “Clients value communication, so we use a mobile app to share project updates that keep them informed and linked to our whole team. Homeowners can vacation and stay up-to-date.” Dana King became the contractor King wanted to see in her own home: “I felt St. Louis needed to have a one-stop shop that keeps the designer involved from concept to completion. Too often, designers are marginalized in the build process to the detriment of the project.” Her diverse knowledge base stems from interior design, where she developed a sensitivity to site lines, or how a room looks when viewed from another space. Consider what you see as you sit in your living room and peer into the kitchen. Do you see dirty dishes and a bulky refrigerator? Or does the design discreetly obscure awkward spaces and life’s messes, instead celebrating the home’s distinctive style? “We are tapped into St. Louis talent,” King claims. “Starting with our team, our designers not only do great design but have a deep background in construction. Renna Barnes was a residential contractor, who had owned her own firm, and Meg Blaies is an architectural designer. Experience and
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training make them sensitive to what is possible to produce, which our production team can then execute well. And our carpenters not only swing a hammer – they really care about the outcome of each project and have an eye for aesthetics.” The design-build team hand-picks architects and craftspeople that are a match for the clients’ objectives. As King details, “Our most valuable deliverable is our ability to pull the right team together to fit the needs of the project.” “We welcome challenges,” she adds. “Everyone feels they have awkward spaces. Some homeowners even contemplate moving because of such spaces. This gives us an opportunity to create a unique design that looks and feels intentional, so that people can fall in love with their home.” This ambition is why Dana King has been awarded Angie’s List Super Service award, in addition to local and national recognition on Houzz, and how the company has stayed in the top 5 percent of recommended service providers in remodeling for the past eight years on the online home services directory. As members of trade associations, including the local chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and Home Builders Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri, Dana King has access to valuable resources and tools, which ensure the company adheres to best practices in the industry. “Our designers are trained in universal design, restorative design and SMART home technology, which inspires solutions that make living in your home better,” King explains. “What goes along with this holistic approach is our belief that form follows life.” The woman-owned company stays true to its core value of “finding a way,” details King, adding: “We are relentlessly positive about the potential of every home. Remodeling is an art and a science. We [make] designs that help people to live better and to love their homes. Everyone is deserving of that.” Call King and her company to discover what they can do to revitalize your dwelling and make it a place you will never want to leave.
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ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF ST. LOUIS
FRIENDS OF THE MISSOURI GOVERNOR’S MANSION
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Assistance League of St. Louis
AUTHORS BRUNCH Photos and story by Jon Saucier
ssistance League of St. Louis recently hosted its 2019 authors brunch, themed (with a nod to the Fab Four) “A Magical Mystery Tea,” in the Edward Jones atrium. Guests enjoyed delicious food, drawings for beautiful baskets and the opportunity to listen to the keynote speaker, murder mystery writer Charles Finch, who also was available for autographs and photos with attendees. Proceeds from the event went to help the organization to implement ongoing philanthropic programs to children and adults in the metro area.
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Proceeds from this event support the many programs of Assistance League of St. Louis, which last year touched the lives of 44,000 children and adults in the St. Louis community. Each program has a special focus, from providing new school uniforms to shoes and socks and from personal care items for crisis shelter clients to teddy bears for comfort. Funds raised by this all-volunteer organization of 500 are returned to the St. Louis community. ROXIE RANDOLPH, PRESIDENT
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Friends of the Missouri Governor’s Mansion
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round 40 well-dressed ladies recently gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis in Clayton to enjoy a royal tea benefiting Friends of the Missouri Governor’s Mansion. The timing of the tea seemed fitting; soon, the mansion, which welcomes nearly 60,000 visitors a year, will close for a much-needed renovation, to hopefully reopen in time for the winter holidays. The friends organization provides volunteer docents to lead tours of the three-story, 13-bedroom residence built in 1871.
I think the meaning for me [of the organization] is the fact that we can take the contents of the mansion, what we focus on, that preservation, and the amount of history that is contained in either a painting, a piece of furniture – it could be anywhere from the artwork to the chandeliers, to even the flooring of a rug – has so much history of who has been in those walls. … To see and … to find a little bit of time to just take back and find out you know those little stories that hopefully people can pass on for generations, and we hope to do that.
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he 23rd annual Somewhere Over the Rainbow Gala benefiting Rainbow Village recently raised more than $300,000. Guests at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac browsed the many silent and live auction items before enjoying dinner and a program featuring the bestowal of the Pillar of the Community Award to The Productive Living Board for St. Louis County Citizens with Developmental Disabilities and the Rainbow Village Humanitarian Award to Nancy Parker Tice. The safe, affordable and well-maintained neighborhood homes that Rainbow Village provides individuals with developmental disabilities enhance both their lives and their neighborhoods.
We’re helping adults with developmental disabilities, and I have a brother with developmental disabilities, so the mission of the organization really resonates with me. I know what it’s like to have a sibling or a child living at home that would like to be in a safe and affordable environment, in a home of their own in a neighborhood, versus living at home with parents that at one point won’t be able to take care of them or in an institution or something even worse. So it’s really tangible. You can see what we do, and it’s great.
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As a parent, all you want for your child is a happy and successful life. Carr ying extra weight as a child, though, can lead to lifelong physical and mental health problems. Here’s your chance to change that fate. At SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, you can set your child on a healthier path through its new, adolescents-only bariatric program. Funded through SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation, this multidisciplinary team teaches families how to live healthy lives and determines if a child can benefit from a surgical weight-loss procedure. Turn the page to discover what kind of dynamic change this can make in your youngster’s life.
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staple of the medical landscape in St. Louis, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation helps to launch pioneering programs for patients at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. The nonprofit organization recently played a pivotal role in introducing the first adolescents-only bariatric surgery program in Missouri. Serving ages 13 to 21, this trailblazing initiative utilizes a multidisciplinary team to address an issue that afflicts many youths into their adulthood: obesity. Tackling weight management from an early age can positively affect related health problems, such as diabetes and sometimes even depression. “Many patients have tried plenty to lose weight,” says Dr. Jose Greenspon, one of the two pediatric SLUCare surgeons in the bariatric program. “They had no success and don’t understand why. The operation almost resets their metabolism. In a week, some patients are off medications that they have been taking for years, and cholesterol [typically] goes down quickly.” Program participants undergo an extensive review to determine their best weightloss maneuver. Most often, SLUCare surgeons perform a sleeve gastrectomy to reduce the stomach to 15 percent of its original size. The surgery is considered less invasive and offers a faster recovery time than the familiar gastric bypass, although the latter procedure is recommended in rare cases. “Being a pediatric facility, we naturally take care of the patient and their family,” nurse practitioner Cierra Crowley stresses. “It’s not just patients who are going through this – it’s the whole family.” SSM Health Cardinal Glennon differs from other hospitals by offering a bariatric program that focuses only on the adolescent population to better serve this unique
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age group. “Adolescents face a different social stigma,” Greenspon explains. “Many lag in emotional maturity. Before we consider a candidate for surgery, we make sure everything at home is optimal for them to succeed after [the procedure].” The program’s multidisciplinary team comprises the SLUCare surgeons alongside other medical professionals, including psychologists, dietitians and nurse practitioners. Together, they educate patients and their families on best diet practices and ways to incorporate fitness into their daily routines – all before going under the surgical knife. “We are helping families to change their lives for the better,” Crowley says. “Watching them grow and gain confidence as they take control of their lives is just amazing.” Without the impressive fundraising efforts after Before of SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Before & after of program participant Foundation, this new advancement in pediatric Kiarra (Kiki) lloyd care might not exist. Contribute to the nonprofit organization, and you, too, can make a difference in the health of the St. Louis region. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation, 3800 Park Ave., St. Louis, 314-577-5605, glennon.org
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So much more than your average 5K, this run includes a 1-mile route and supports the world-class pediatric health care that SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital provides. From experienced runners to novices and entire families, the Sun Run is for everybody!
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friend recently asked me for plant recommendations for her garden because her husband insists on having orange flowers. Although the vibrant floras make him happy, my friend has tired of French marigolds and wants to add new orange hues to her garden – and wow, does she have some beautiful choices! Orange tones and shades, of course, fall between red and yellow on the spectrum and may work well when combined with those primaries in a garden. Some of my old favorites – like daylilies, true lilies, butterfly weed, calendulas, cosmos, nasturtiums and gerbera daisies – fall in this color group. For some newer varieties of old friends, though, try gazania ‘Daybreak Orange,’ geranium ‘Orange Appeal,’ orange poppies ‘Prince of Orange,’ snapdragon ‘Orange Pixie’ and Thunbergia ‘Superstar Orange’ vine. Among new varieties for 2019, brighten a shady corner with a bold mass of the new Coleus ‘Sedona Sunset’ – an easy, solid, bronze-orange leaf annual. Also, this spring the Superbells series added a new variety of million bells, Calibrachoa, called ‘Tangerine Punch.’ More such introductions include Celosia ‘Fresh
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Look Orange’; Heuchera ‘Peachberry Ice’; Kniphofia ‘Orange Blaze,’ ‘Backdraft’ and ‘Hot and Cold’; New Guinea Impatiens ‘Sweet Orange’; and Zinnia ‘Queeny Lime Orange.’ Other than deciding on a shade of orange, gardeners should consider where to plant new additions. For example, orange begonias are all great in shady pots and baskets. The vibrant (and shocking) Begonia boliviensis, which danced onto the horticultural scene about 10 years ago, now has some beautiful hybrids like ‘Encanto,’ ‘Bonfire’ and ‘Bossa Nova.’ Other popular orange begonias include ‘Glowing Embers,’ ‘Florencio Orange’ and ‘Chocolate Orange,’ with bronzy, dark foliage. More hanging basket plants include Fuchsia x ‘Coralle,’ with vivid orange-red, narrow, pendulous flowers, and Lantana Luscious ‘Citrus Blend,’ in vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red. All of these tender perennials may be carried over the winter in a bright, cool window. Gardeners seeking pollinator magnets need go no further than the perennial orange Agastaches, hummingbird hyssop, including ‘Mango Tango’ and ‘Kudos Mandarin.’ Such floral lovelies, of course, provide nectar for bees, moths, butterflies and hummingbirds. No shortage of edgy orange exists in Echinacea!
These coneflowers come in flamboyant cultivars like ‘Tiki Torch,’ ‘Flamethrower,’ the slightly kinky ‘Orange Passion,’ ‘Tangerine Dream,’ brilliant red-orange ‘Kismet,’ widepetaled ‘Flamenco Orange’ and, suffused with fuchsia, ‘Orange You Awesome.’ Blooming best in full sun, coneflowers also can tolerate a little shade; small birds love them for their tasty seeds. For my own garden this year, I picked up some new petchoas.. “What?” even informed readers may ask. Well, the PETunia and calibraCHOA were crossed for a colorful series of hybrids with the best qualities of both parents. From petunias, they received a strong root system with large flowers; from Calibrachoa, durability, heat tolerance and brilliant colors. They work well for baskets, for bedding and as pot plants. The lovely orange selection is called ‘Terra Cotta,’ a warm, yummy orange that would look at home in any garden.
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Native By Connie Mitchell
The St. Louis Audubon Society helps homeowners bring conservation to their backyards. p su to o h P
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omeowners often work hard to make their yards and gardens a sanctuary where they can enjoy the great outdoors. With the help of the St. Louis Audubon Society, it’s possible to enjoy that beautiful yard and garden while maintaining – and even enhancing – native plant and animal habitats. The organization’s Bring Conservation Home (BCH) program provides at-home advice for those who want to incorporate native plants into their landscape and restore natural habitats for birds, butterflies and animals while being good stewards of the land. “Native plants are pretty, very versatile and no more challenging than traditional gardening,” says St. Louis Audubon Society program director Mitch Leachman. “More importantly, native-plant gardening is inspirational because it creates spaces where nature thrives. Birds, bees, butterflies and a host of other wonders of creation visit those spaces, feed there, reproduce there and await discovery on a daily basis.” Since 2012, more than 1,000 homeowners and eight smallbusiness owners in the metro area have participated. More than 200 earned special certification and yard-sign recognition for their conservation efforts, and more than 500 acres of wildlife habitat may be under development. In addition to learning about and planting native plants, participants work to conserve water and protect water quality, reduce pesticide use and remove nonnative invasive plants. Audubon Society members and residents of 10 partner communities pay a $25 fee. Others pay $50, which includes an Audubon Society membership. Program funding also comes from grants, sponsorships, general revenue and a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Conservation. The first step is to complete an online request form on the organization’s website, and the Audubon Society staff then schedules a two-hour consultation. Many of the 20-plus volunteer habitat advisors are Master Gardeners or Master Naturalists through the University of Missouri Extension, or members of Wild Ones, a regional garden club for native plant enthusiasts, Leachman says. Habitat advisors also undergo BCH program training. Advisors tour the property with the owner and discuss current conditions, as well as goals for improvement, he says, adding: “[The Missouri Prairie Foundation’s native-plant education program,] Grow Native!’s top 10 native plant lists are very helpful and cover a wide array of circumstances and landowner goals. Of course, the challenge is not in having a list of plants but in knowing which plants on that list will work in your particular situation. And that’s the primary value of our service – helping landowners figure out which plants are best for their spaces and their goals.” Sometimes nonnative invasive plant species are targeted for removal. Bush honeysuckle is the most common of these garden interlopers. English ivy, burning bush and Bradford pear trees are others commonly planted for their ornamental value but aren’t native to the Midwest. Leachman notes, however, that homeowners who are attached to these species are not forced to remove them. “We simply provide information about why a plant is on our nonnative invasive plant list,” he says. “We’re not pushy. We try to provide inspiration to improve landscapes to better support birds and other wildlife. We hope to be educational.” In addition to focusing on plants, advisors provide information about other conservation tactics, such as creating rain gardens. “Most landscapes have the potential for using native plants in channels or basins that direct or temporarily hold rainwater,” Leachman says. “This retains the water onsite while it’s taken up by the plants, evaporates and infiltrates into the soil through the channels created by the plant roots. This is much better for the community, while providing another opportunity for an inspirational landscape feature.” Nicholas Ayling of Ladue received BCH certification after seeking help in taming his acre of land, which es a p includes portion of Deer Creek. “When I bought the house in 2010, there were a lot of trees just covered d in iv ivy and honeysuckle,” he says. Now, roughly four years after his initial consultation, Ayling ling h has cleared the honeysuckle and removed some of the trees. In their place, he’s growing doggwood trees, spicebush and winterberry. Native wildflowers also bloom, attracting butterflies. “I’ve definitely seen more birds and wildlife,” he says. “And the journey of planting and then seeing things grow, and learning about the interactions between plants and birds and animals, has been so interesting. Getting your hands dirty – especially if you’re doing office work all day – is a great release. I feel much more observant and in touch with nature now.” That’s exactly the kind of epiphany Leachman wants participants to enjoy. “The longer we do this, the more we understand the value in helping people see alternative approaches tto their landscapes,” he says. “It’s better than Netflix, virtual reality or the water park – and all by b your own hands and the hands of your friends or family. It doesn’t get any better than that!” t!” os ot Ph
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LADUE | $3,900,000 | 10 Edgewood Road Magnificent Ladue estate on 4.28 acres Represented by: John Ryan | T. 314.993.8000
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TOWN AND COUNTRY | $3,400,000 13702 Clayton Road 7,000 sq ft, one of a kind estate
LADUE | $2,999,000 3 Pebble Creek Road Live and entertain in up-to-date style
CLAYTON | $2,450,000 155 North Central Avenue Exquisite, 3-level home in Old Town Clayton
Represented by: John Ryan T. 314.993.8000
Represented by: Margie Kerckhoff T. 636.394.9300
Represented by: Sandra Wallick T. 314.993.8000
Represented by: Patti Zang T. 636.441.1360
TOWN AND COUNTRY | $1,950,000 13348 Conway Stunning, 5,400 sq ft home on 1 acre
LADUE | $1,800,000 2102 South Warson Road Contemporary 1.5-story in Ladue
LADUE | $1,525,000 1 Wendover Stunning 5,400 sq ft, 1.5-story
LADUE | $979,000 15 Babler Lane Ladue ranch on 1.6 acres, pool
Represented by: Tina Schaefer T. 636.394.9300
Represented by: Etty Masoumy T. 636.394.9300
Represented by: Rob Sankey T. 636.394.9300
Represented by: Steven Mathes T. 314.993.8000
KIRKWOOD | $915,000 1490 Wilton Lane This could be your private retreat
GLENDALE | $829,000 1312 Beverly Avenue Beautifully renovated Glendale home
CREVE COEUR | $789,500 12371 Mulberry Tree Court Meticulous attention to detail
UNIVERSITY CITY | $775,000 6924 Columbia Avenue Newer construction in historic area
Represented by: Carole Bernsen T. 314.965.3030
Represented by: Kirsten Brown T. 636.394.9300
Represented by: Lynn Bodenheimer T. 314.821.5885
Represented by: Patrick Kelly, Jr. T. 314.993.8000
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*Source: The top ten St. Louis area companies as reported in the St. Louis Business Journals’ 2018 Book of Lists’ ranking of the Largest Residential Real Estate Companies. The property information herein is derived from various sources that may include, but not be limited to, county records and the Multiple Listing Service, and it may include approximations. Although the information is believed to be accurate, it is not warranted and you should not rely upon it without personal verification. Real estate agents affiliated with Coldwell Banker Gundaker are independent contractor agents and are not employees of the Company. ©2019 Coldwell Banker Gundaker. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker LadueNews.com | May 17, 2019 Gundaker fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Owned by a subsidiary of NRT LLC. Coldwell Banker, the Coldwell Banker logo, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury logo are registered service marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.
PROPERTY By Amanda Dahl
42 HUNTLEIGH WOODS DRIVE
This 5-bedroom, 6 full-bathroom and 3 half-bathroom home in Huntleigh is listed for $6.85 million.
Wayne Norwood & Ben Patton
314-629-3931, finesthomesstl.com, janetmcafee.com From its humble beginning in the founder’s basement, the Janet McAfee Real Estate network is now four decades strong and a recognized local leader. Today, the firm enjoys a corporate office in Ladue, more than 100 active professional agents and a significant presence in the St. Louis central corridor. Through exclusive relocation and marketing affiliations, the syndication of listings to leading real estate portals and distinguished luxury partners, Janet McAfee Real Estate offers global reach.
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HOME PHOTOS BY MATT PONSTINGL OF PEAKS VIEW LLC
pon waking in the secluded master wing of this glamorous residence, you may momentarily forget you are at home in Huntleigh, instead believing you are on an indulgent vacation and cozied up in a five-star hotel. If breakfast in bed does not arrive, don’t fret. A proper soak in the luxe master bath or coffee enjoyed on the private balcony will put your mind at ease. The balcony affords you a view of the beauteous backyard, where immaculate landscaping frames a heated saltwater pool and a seemingly endless patio with an outdoor fireplace. The grounds even contain an eight-car heated garage and an independent carriage house. Explore the residence further, and you easily envision a fantastic fête in the lower level, housing a fashionably modern bar and billiards room, among other enjoyments, such as the theater. The manse further delights with state-of-the-art technology and artful design, including exotic woods, etched glass and curved walls.
6 The Prado - Ladue, Missouri • Offered at $1,350,000
221 Northlind dr. Defiance, mo
Now $ 900,000
Absolutely beautiful 5252+sq.ft Ladue home with 6 bedrooms and 4+ baths. Extensive renovations and updates in 2014 are found throughout this home, while still maintaining many of the original, fine architectural details. Stunning kitchen was totally renovated and designed by Edwin Pepper Interiors. All 4 full baths are totally renovated with an addition of a new powder room as well. Master Bedroom features wonderful new luxury bath and also a large, walk-in closet. Also new in 2014 is the wonderful salt-water pool…Perfect for family fun and entertaining! Other special features: lovely refinished hardwood floors throughout; 3-car garage; new roof 2014; convenient 2nd floor laundry, and a Rec Room in the lower level. This home is located in an outstanding neighborhood and convenient to shopping, restaurants, and highways.
Perfect home for those who want to have a luxury home and acreage with space for extended family or spage to work from home! enjoy fabulous sunsets on this private, almost 4 acre lot in upscale avondale meadows, just off hwys 40/64 and DD! Approximately 9,000 finished sq ft. 1 8 a v o n d a l e m e a d o w s c t . with 4,000 +/- on main level in the main residence and 1,500 +/- on main level in the $1,075,000 family/guest residence.
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New custom home under construction by Dublen Homes on a .74-acre site with 4 BD, 3.5 baths, approximately 5,300 SF and loaded with upgrades....$1,995,000
New custom ranch home by Berkley in sought-after subdivision on 1.08-acre site with 4 BD, 3.5 baths with approximately 4,000 SF....$1,450,000
New 1.5-story , 5BD, 4.5 bath home coming with approximately 5,000 SF of living space including finished LL.
1.5-story design nearing completion with 5 BD, 4.5 baths, and approximately 4,714 SF by Helmut Weber Construction. Still time to choose finishes!...$999,000
4 BD, 3.5 bath split ranch on a 1.6-acre lot with 5,100 SF on two levels. Pool. Move-in, add on, or teardown and build new! Home Protection Plan....$979,000
Spacious newer 4BD, 4.5 bath, 1.5-story gem featuring 5,974 SF of living space on 3 levels and a 3-car garage! Home Protection Plan....$949,500
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Newer Heather Hill 1.5-story with 4BD, 3.5 baths, 4,062 SF on a wooded .45-acre site, move-in condition!. Home Protection Plan.
Outstanding five bedroom gem on a level wooded .89-acre lot with approximately 5,000 SF of living space on three levels. Home Protection Plan....$800,000
5 BD, 4.5 bath renovation with approx. 4,216 SF of living space on 3 levels. Home Protection Plan
Another new home to be built by Helmut Weber Construction. 2-story, 5 BD, 4.5 baths with approx. 4,300 SF of living space including finished LL....$775,000
Renovated 1.5-story charmer with updated kitchen & baths. 3,800 SF on 3 levels. Pool. A vacation retreat in a close-in location. Home Protection Plan. ...$725,000
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New custom 4 BD, 3.5 Bath, 2-story home with approximately 3,300 SF to be built by Dublen on a .49-acre lot.
Two-story, 5BD, 3.5 bath home with 3,900 SF of living space on three levels. To be built by Helmut Weber.
By Berkley and Son Development. A ranch with 4 BD, 3 baths, and approximately 3,400 SF on two levels in cul-de-sac neighborhood!...$699,000
Complete Renovation--1.5-story, main floor master suite, gourmet kitchen, finished LL, on a .73-acre wooded lot. Home Protection Plan....$695,000
2-story with 4 BD, 3.5 baths with 2,650 SF on a cul-de-sac lot or buy just the lot for $215,000
1.5-story gem in Williamsburg Green with 5 BD & 4.5 baths, with approx. 3,825 SFt of living space on 3 levels! Home Protection Plan....$450,000
Newer 4 BD, 3 bath ranch villa, 3,136 SF including finished LL and Home Protection Plan.
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LizzyDooley OF LAURA McCARTHY REAL ESTATE
By Amanda Dahl
he middle child of six, Lizzy Dooley was intent on T becoming a sports announcer. The future, however, had something else in mind for the ambitious little lady. “Real estate found me!” she asserts. Thirteen years ago, armed with a degree in education, Dooley met with a family friend whom she much admired. “I grew up always having a great deal of respect for Kathy Beilein, the president of Laura McCarthy Real Estate,” she shares. “I loved the energy and the pace of real estate.” Many within her family held successful careers in real estate, so leaping into the industry felt like a natural switch. “I absolutely love this career,” Dooley gushes. “Every day is something new – new people, new properties. The Lizzy Dooley Real Estate Group promises to always raise the bar with higher, recordsetting prices and quick home sells for our clients, all
done through superior marketing.” In just 13 years of business, she has become a St. Louis powerhouse as a real estate agent by creating a brand that comprises four agents and creates a fullservice, “white glove” experience for buyers and sellers. Dooley herself has become a resident expert on all things real estate, with her knack for networking and ability to uncover incredible off-market properties. Ranked No. 1 at Laura McCarthy in 2018, Dooley and her team boast more than $34 million in closed sales, with 46 transactions. She remains highly oriented toward customer service through a remarkable dedication to her clients. Now, she invites you to experience The Lizzy Dooley Real Estate Group difference. “To me, you are not just another real estate transaction,” Dooley says. “You are a client for life.”
FEATURED LISTING: 800 S. HANLEY ROAD This 4-bedroom, 4 full-bathroom and 2 halfbathroom home in Clayton is listed for $2.35 million. This impressive penthouse, overlooking downtown Clayton, is yours for the taking. With beaucoup amenities, courtesy of The Residence building in which it is situated, the unit showcases spectacular views of the Arch from its expansive terrace. Extras include commercial-grade skylights, en suite bedrooms, a workout room and open-concept living spaces.
Contact Lizzy Dooley at 314-680-1426 (direct), 314-725-5100 (office) or online at lauramccarthy.com.
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ONE LOOK, TWO WAYS
FEATURE: FASHION FUNDAMENTALS
May Oui! LadueNews.com | MAY 17, 2019
One Look, Two Ways Dylan Dress
By Katie Yeadon
Sporty stripes create an easy, effortless look at this time of year, so whether you’re running errands or relaxing by a beach, you can’t go wrong with this classic, chic choice! (Dylan dress, $94, Paisley Boutique, shoppaisley.com)
Beach Earrings, $24, Paperdolls (paperdolls.boutique)
Gold hoop earrings, $600, Vie (viestlouis.com)
Cuff, $25, Shine Boutique (shineboutiquestlouis.com)
Bag, $72, Paperdolls
Coconuts sandals, $30, Paperdolls Sneakers, $80, Nordstrom
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PHOTOS BY SARAH CONROY
Street Level backpack, $49, Nordstrom (shop.nordstrom.com)
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JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING By Katie Yeadon The laid-back vibe of Jackson Hole makes it the perfect summer mountain vacation. Top-notch food and entertainment augment sprawling vistas, craggy peaks and a quaint town square â€“ so pack your most stylish western dude-ranch duds for a magical Wyoming escape! Veronica Beard floral silk top, $350, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)
Bandana wrap, $178, Vie (viestlouis.com)
Frame skirt, $225, Neiman Marcus
Paige jeans, $249, Neiman Marcus Skirt, $199, Vie
Parker dress, $318, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com)
Old Gringo boots, $420, Giddyup Jane
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Necklace, $325, Vie
PHOTOS BY SARAH CONROY
Driftwood jacket, $188, Giddyup Jane (giddyupjane.com)
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Fashion Fundamentals By Katie Yeadon | Photos by Sarah Conroy
As the calendar surges toward summer and area rivers surge everywhere else, LN investigates the local resurgent fashion industry. The Saint Louis Fashion Fund, founded in 2014, supports emerging designers and promotes fashion education and outreach in the area. Here, Ladue News proudly showcases pieces from the fund’s six current fashion lab residents, as well as one of its graduates.
Shape Up Project Runway veteran Michael Drummond creates dramatic and deconstructed designs in comfortable shapes. This skirt and top, paired with Lux and Nyx’s soon-to-be iconic fan bag, provides an irresistible ’80s vibe. Michael Drummond top and skirt, $120 and $310 (michaeldrummond.net) Sachin & Babi earrings, $155, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com) Lux and Nyx fan bag, $225 (luxandnyx.com)
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In the Bag In 2018, Ronke Faleti created a line of timeless carrying bags called Korédé to match the versatility of the modern working woman. With a bag for every occasion, good luck choosing just one. Korédé tote, $195; snakeskin clutch, $125; other bags, $108 (shopkorede.com) Faithfull The Brand dress, $189, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)
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Carried Away Everett Johnson, an East St. Loui s native, ranks among the area ’s most renowne d stylists. His one-of-a-kind, cu stomizable bags offer high quality and inva riable design – and make any look positively pop! Audra polka-do t camp shirt, $7 95 (shop.audraoffi cial.com) Liza B. Helga ba g, $1,850 (saintlouisfashi onfund.org)
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Haute Headwear Dianne Isbell is a nationally recognized milliner and the founder of HATS by DI-Anne. This rose fascinator is a showstopper and – believe it or not – light as a feather! HATS by DI-Anne rose fascinator, $185 (hatsbydianne.com) Chiara Boni dress, $750, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)
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Comfy, Cozy Couture A graduate of the Saint Louis Fashion Fund, Audra’s luxury ready-to-wear brand is produced exclusively in New York City. Her commitment to quality and craft is especially evident in her spring line. Audra pajama jacket, $995; pegged trouser, $960 (shop.audraofficial.com)
Thank You! Ladue News wishes to thank: Model Hanna Sides with West Model Management Hair stylist and makeup artist Brady Nance
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FEATURE: THE MAKERS PROGRAM
PHOTO BY NICK CLARK
Smarts LadueNews.com | MAY 17, 2019
s The Muny prepares to raise the curtain on its second century, there’s a new face emerging as one of the key players who will take it through its 101st season and beyond. His name is Kwofe Coleman. Over the past few summers, Coleman has stood next to Muny chief Denny Reagan in his customary spot near stage left, greeting patrons before each show. It was pretty obvious he was becoming Reagan’s right-hand man, but now it’s official: This will be Coleman’s first season as the theater’s new managing director. Just like Reagan, Coleman started at the bottom of the ranks and worked his way up. At 16, he got his first job as an usher and spent his summers handing out playbills and pushing wheelchairs. Even in the early days, Coleman showed potential. “He always understood the culture and the tradition and what The Muny meant to St. Louisans,” Reagan says. “He has all the tools.” In speaking with Coleman, it’s clear that he is someone special. His story began as that of a first-generation American, with parents who immigrated to the U.S. from the African nation of Ghana in the mid-1970s. In search of a new life in America, the couple settled here and started a family in the north St. Louis County suburb of Bellefontaine Neighbors. They had two girls and then a boy. Determined to provide their children with the best education possible, Coleman’s father worked side jobs to supplement his salary (he had received a degree in architecture in Ghana), while his mother worked as a seamstress. The girls went to Cor Jesu Academy; their brother, to St. Louis University High. “My feeling of gratitude for my parents is immeasurable,” Coleman says. “I realize what a difficult choice it was to leave Africa and come here and then send all three of their kids to private schools.” Coleman says his parents made a deal with them – if the kids succeeded in school, their parents would do everything they could to give the kids opportunities. Both sides lived up to the bargain. Coleman’s older sister enrolled at Harvard University when she was just 16, his other sister went to Duke University, and they both finished medical school and are doctors today. Coleman himself earned a degree in English from prestigious Emory University in Atlanta. It’s an understatement to call the Coleman children brilliant. Coleman intended to become a lawyer, but something happened on the way to law school: He found his calling back at The Muny. Reagan offered him an opportunity in theater management, and Coleman took it. “He was Mr. Reagan, he was the boss,” Coleman says. “When you’re a kid, you think the person at the top is supposed to be unapproachable, but he made every single person feel like they were an equal part of the institution. Those are the same things I’ve tried to embody as a leader here.” Although Reagan tells me he has no immediate plans to retire, he says he wouldn’t be surprised if someday Coleman is the person who succeeds him. Coleman, overwhelmed by even the thought of the possibility, is honored to be the son of African immigrants, now in a position to help mold the future of one of our area’s most beloved traditions. “The fact is not lost on me that I’m in a position of leadership as an AfricanAmerican man, and that’s somewhere between rare and never,” Coleman says. “I have a platform, so in that sense, I do feel a certain responsibility to move an entire community forward, regardless of race – and to say to others who look like me: ‘You can achieve anything you want. There is no limitation to your success!’”
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The fact is not lost on me that I’m in a position of leadership as an African-American man, and that’s somewhere between rare and never. – KWOFE COLEMAN The Muny is in the middle of a $100 million fundraising campaign – half of which is being spent on a massive renovation project. Coleman takes me backstage for a quick peek at the construction. The site is filled with hard-hat workers, from almost every trade in town, while a giant crane is setting parts of the new stage in place. It seems impossible, but Coleman confidently says it will be ready in time for opening night, and he promises the changes over the next two seasons will be spectacular. In June, when Guys and Dolls opens and the new stage comes to life, Coleman will be standing in the wings, bearing witness, along with thousands of other area residents, to another generation of “Muny magic” and the start of the next 100 years.
Paul Brown is a longtime journalist on radio, on television and in print as a reporter, an anchor, a talk show host and a columnist. He’s also a media and public relations consultant with Paul Brown Media.
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t is a festive time of year for teens. Prom season is coming to an end, graduation celebrations are around the corner, and summer is almost here (at least “unofficially”). With seasonal excitement in the air, don’t be surprised if your son or daughter asks to host a party. As a parent, the thought of having a house party creates a tremendous amount of anxiety: I worry about underage drinking, gate-crashers and house-wreckers. As a professional, however, I understand that teen gatherings are an important part of adolescent social life and a developmentally appropriate way to improve communication skills and bond with friends. Having a party should be a family decision. If you are allowing your high schooler to invite a large number of his or her friends into your home, be prepared to embrace the process and, most important, to communicate expectations. Start by having a conversation. A well-planned party can ensure enjoyment (and safety) is had by all. Establish the guest list, and limit the number of partygoers to about 10 kids per adult. Always have more supervision than you need, and let your teen know that you will ask other parents to be present should the guest list grow beyond a manageable number. This discussion should also include party guidelines and behavioral expectations. Clearly defined boundaries set the tone for a problem-free evening; establish rules related to alcohol and tobacco, and also explain how you will handle difficult situations, such as calling parents if someone behaves badly. Identify offlimit areas and which restrooms are acceptable for kids to use. Next, let your teenager know that you are emailing the parents of each of his or her guests, to confirm their child’s invite and to further ensure the evening will be a happy event for all. When my son was invited to a party recently, I received a thoughtful note from the hosting mother, who outlined expectations in a respectful way, comforting myself and my wife that our son and his friends would be safe. In this email, the considerate parent asked kids to Uber safely, to show one another mutual respect, and to say hello on entering and goodbye on leaving. When I phoned to express my appreciation, the mother commented that kids are more likely to respect your home if they know who you are. She’s right! And the party was a success. Last, I encourage all families to host an alcohol-free event. Some adults believe that allowing liquor in their home is a way to keep our children out of harm’s way – impaired teens are never safe from potential trouble! And as the adult hosts, mom and dad are legally liable should anything go wrong (including what happens after the party). Planning a party with your child can actually be fun as you share ideas and create the menu. Be present at the big event, but don’t hover over your child’s guests. Keep lines of communication open, keep all partygoers safe and relax – the festivities will fly by, and be sure to enjoy this exhilarating season of change and excitement with your teen!
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Entrepreneurship By Brittany Nay | Photos courtesy of The Makers Program, Ari-ganics photo by Nick Clark
The Makers Program empowers black and Latino artisans to build their own businesses.
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he Makers Program is shaping local black and Latino creators into entrepreneurs. From the mind of Mahnal jewelry designer and founder Shayba Muhammad, The Makers Program arms metro area black and Latino creatives with the practical tools and professional guidance to sustain their own scalable, product-based businesses. Muhammad officially launched The Makers Program with the help of the Arts and Education (A&E) Council of St. Louis and the PNC Foundation, when they named her one of their 2018 stARTup Creative Competition winners who received $10,000 and workspace at A&E’s Centene Center for the Arts. For years, Muhammad had a dream to share her love of art while uplifting black and Latino artisans in a way that would benefit the local economy. “Winning the competition was the catalyst that brought that dream to reality,” she says. To kick off its first 12-week session earlier this year, The Makers Program accepted applications from black and Latino creators – women and men – and selected its inaugural spring 2019 cohort of five artists. Leading organizations and local industry professionals advised the artisans during three-hour workshops covering fundamental business topics including branding, marketing, legal, wholesale and pricing, display, manufacturing, finances, raising capital and networking. “The goal is to keep it small so the artists can get as much individual, personalized feedback as they possibly can and extract information as it makes sense for their individual business,” says Muhammad, who studied design at the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago and worked as a visual merchandiser focusing on jewelry before launching her own modern brass jewelry brand, Mahnal, in 2016. The spring 2019 cohort included Arica Davis of Ari-ganics homemade organic body scrubs and hand-poured eco-luxe candles, Amy Slaughter of Aims Moon Paperie luxury stationery, Brittanie Anderson of Maison Kitoko luxury accessories, Katherine Brown of Ikot Iban Ankara (African print) scarves and headbands, and Ummekulsoom Shekhani of Two Baby Bears & Co. patent-pending baby swaddles. “[Anderson] said [The Makers Program] was like getting an MBA in an accelerated program because of all the information she learned,” Muhammad says. “The consensus among the makers is that they really feel like they learned so much – because you don’t know what you don’t know for running a business, and The Makers Program is a stepby-step process of the rudimentary skills they need to build a sustainable business.” Davis, who was inspired by her own experience with eczema to create Ari-ganics and provide a collection of organic body scrubs for troublesome skin, had the
ingenuity to create a niche product but needed an expansion of industry information to grow in the future. She says The Makers Program expanded her knowledge of business tax, accounting, bookkeeping and brand identity, as well as taught her how to wholesale and price products for retail partnerships and register a limited liability company. “I’ve also learned how to cultivate organic business connections that are built to last,” she says. The program’s first session culminated April 7 at A&E’s Centene Center for the Arts with a Makers Mart, a pop-up shop where the artisans introduced their businesses and sold their products to the community. About 100 attendees supported the event, which also included a ceremony where each artist was presented with The Makers Program certificate of completion. “All of the makers made sales,” Muhammad says. “It showed it’s possible to have a creative business in St. Louis – the market is here, and people are interested.” The Makers Mart was the perfect platform for the incubator artists to show the community what they learned, Davis says. “I used the Makers Mart as a soft launch for my [new line of] eco-luxe candles, and they sold out!” she says. “It was the most incredible thing. I was also able to connect with my customers on a more intimate level and listen to their individual struggles with skin care.” Next for The Makers Program, its fall 2019 cohort will expand to a 16-week session for eight black and Latino creatives starting in August and ending with a Makers Mart pop-up shop. Applications are being accepted until July 14 through its website, themakersmart.com. Any black or Latino artist with a product-based business is welcome to apply, Muhammad says. “We also are looking for more professionals who are interested in offering their expertise in leading the workshops,” she adds. Muhammad says the program has taken on a life of its own: The first cohort of creatives celebrated many successes, from rebranding businesses to launching new ventures. “My goal was that this would impact the [artists] in a real way and give them skills they can apply and benefit from – it’s a transformative process,” she says. Entrepreneurship is experiencing a renaissance across the metro area – one that’s more inclusive than in the past, Muhammad says. “With social media, the growth of e-commerce and being able to connect online, we are seeing a resurfacing of entrepreneurship,” she says. “Our goal is for everyone to have the ability to access that through programs like The Makers Program.” The Makers Program, 3547 Olive St., Suite 214, St. Louis, 872-588-0562, themakersmart.com LadueNews.com | May 17, 2019 57 LadueNews.com | may 17, 2019
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old scents and brilliant colors abound in the Pakistani and Indian cuisine served at Masala in St. Louis’ Skinker DeBaliviere neighborhood. This homestyle Southern Asian restaurant comes from husband-and-wife duo Zahid and Shaheena Khan of Spice-n-Grill, which opened in 2011. With Masala, the Khans can cook the types of dishes that were refined at the takeout-focused Spice-n-Grill in a more spacious setting. The bigger digs allow a larger menu, as well as a regular lunch buffet, so guests can easily get a truer taste of the couple’s varied offerings. “Our food is totally homemade-style,” says Zahid Khan, a native of Karachi, the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. “A lot of our customers love our Pakistani cooking.”
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By Mabel Suen Masala, which debuted in February, fills the space previously occupied by Thai Cafe. The remodeled interior sports a predominantly pink theme, from the paint on the walls to the napkins on the tables, and seats roughly 65 patrons. One side of the dining room centers on the lunchtime buffet, with a spread featuring 10 to 12 different items, including rotating options day by day. Popular items from the Spice-n-Grill menu available at the new eatery include murgh (chicken) tikka masala with boneless chicken breast cubes, creamy tomato sauce and spices; goat peshawri with goat cooked in tomatoes, onions and herbs; and one of the Khans’ foremost specialties, nihari – a stew of chicken, lamb shanks or beef shanks cooked with yogurt, spices and special gravy.
True to the restaurant’s name, each dish features its own set of spices with flavoring ingredients like red chilis, red chili powder and red chili flakes, as well as coriander, cumin, salt, pepper, turmeric and the Indian spice blend garam masala. The menu begins with appetizers, salads and condiments including kheema samosas, or white flour patties stuffed with spiced, minced lamb, and hot, spicy mixed pickles accompanied by mango chutney. Tandoorcooked dishes include a variety of kebabs – among them tender marinated lamb cubes broiled over charcoal – while the rice specialties seem endless, with delicious options such as vegetable biryani. Recent additions to the Khans’ repertoire of entrées include fish tikka masala with tilapia and a lamb karahi with fresh tomatoes and herbs. In addition to breads
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such as paratha (layered whole wheat bread) and tandoor-cooked naan, Masala offers a new, unique option, sheermal, a layered soft bread made with special white flour; its hint of sweetness pairs well with many of the slow-cooked items from the menu. Guests should come hungry for the seemingly endless combinations of delicious entrées, appetizers and breads – and they shouldn’t forget to order a dessert or thick lassi drink before heading to see Death Tax from the Mustard Seed Theatre. About those desserts and drinks. The former include ras malai, or homemade cheesecake in sweet condensed milk flavored with rose water and pistachio, while the latter include mango lassi or salty lassi with cumin seeds and fennel seeds. “I’m very happy for this location,” Khan says. “This is a very nice environment with fantastic neighbors. I hope we are very successful here.”
Masala, 6170 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, 314-899-9909, stlmasala.com
Story: Maxine is resting, not so comfortably, in a nursing home. She’s openly hostile to the staff, including Tina, the nurse who has the thankless task of monitoring Maxine’s vital signs and otherwise tending to her needs as an elderly, exasperating and cantankerous patient. Not only does Maxine test the tolerance of the staff, but also she’s wealthy. Maxine will relate having amassed a considerable fortune, but now fears her own daughter wants her dead and buried before New Year’s Day 2011, when a new federal “death tax” takes effect. That tax will take quite a chunk of the inheritance for Maxine’s daughter, a woman for whom she professes little fondness or use. Maxine even accuses Tina of conspiring with her daughter to kill her patient before the end of the year, thus saving the daughter much money. Tina vehemently denies this, but when Maxine makes a “counteroffer” to her, the nurse finds it too good to resist. After all, Tina, as a single mother trying to get her son back from her ex-husband in Haiti, lacks the resources to do much without outside financial assistance. Tina’s co-worker, Todd, seems all too willing to help her as much as possible, but Tina has brushed aside his financial aid, as well as his romantic overtures after an initial fling. Besides, Maxine’s offer seems ridiculously lucrative, and Tina won’t be swayed by Todd’s fear of reprisal for criminal activities. Tina’s not above manipulating Todd, though, to get what she wants. In that respect, she shares something in common with the invalid termagant she now has determined to keep alive. Can Tina nurse Maxine through the coming weeks until the new law takes effect? Does it even remotely interest Maxine to patch up her tumultuous relationship with her only child? Does Tina have any feelings for Todd – or does the nurse simply wish to use him to further her own means? This “death tax” makes for stormy situations. Highlights: Mustard Seed Theatre, under the smart direction of Bess Moynihan, concludes its 201819 season with the compelling local premiere of this probing, one-act character study by Lucas Hnath. Other Info: Hnath’s drama, which premiered at the Humana New Play Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2012, abounds with dark comic moments divided among five scenes introduced by Tina from the side of the tidy set designed by Jamie Perkins. A white wall serves as backdrop to Maxine’s bed in some scenes, while others play out in Todd’s tiny office at stage right. That office features a forlorn little desk only big enough for Todd’s laptop and a tiny military figurine (provided by prop director Morgan Fisher) that amusingly accentuates Todd’s obsessivecompulsive behavior.
By Mark Bretz
Zoe Sullivan’s sound design begins and ends with a quiet composition by Bach on Maxine’s bedside table, with modern music in between. Jane Sullivan’s costumes fit the drab surroundings but are highlighted with Tina’s surprise Christmas gift for Todd, while Michael Sullivan’s mostly harsh lighting matches the gritty realities being played out onstage. Jeanitta Perkins captures the cadence of Tina’s native Haitian accent, as well as her dedication to her profession. She’s also adept at showing Tina’s unswerving commitment to bring her son to America for a better life. Finally, Perkins serves capably in the last scene as a rather empty-headed social worker. Reginald Pierre shows considerable range in two roles, first as the lonely, easygoing and romantically thwarted Todd, second as Maxine’s grandson. That grandson appears in the story’s final scene, one that comes with an abrupt departure from the plot to that point and offers a portrayal that personifies the consequences of Maxine’s venality. Kim Furlow relentlessly portrays Maxine, a nasty woman with few redeeming points even as she stares straight into the face of death. Maxine attracts little sympathy, as Furlow expertly shows why. Strong work as well comes from Kristen Strom as Maxine’s long-suffering daughter. Essentially, she appears onstage for just one starkly affecting scene, but in those moments, Strom carefully portrays a decent woman who has lived a hellish life at the whims of a malevolent mother. It’s no accident the daughter remains nameless in Hnath’s script. Death Tax ranks as a character study strong enough to overcome a startling turn by Hnath in the final scene, especially in Mustard Seed’s presentation, so smartly executed by Moynihan and her convincing cast.
Company: Mustard Seed Theatre Venue: Fontbonne University Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown Blvd. Dates: Through May 19 Tickets: $15 to $35; contact 314-543-1111 or mustardseedtheatre.com Rating: A 4 on a scale of 1-to-5 LadueNews.com | May 17, 2019 61
By Robyn Dexter
Wed., May 22
University City Public Library welcomes DR. RAFIA ZAFAR for a reading and discussion of her new book, Recipes for Respect: African American Meals and Meaning, at the library. During the program, Zafar shares highlights from her research into the long history of African American contributions to our country’s culinary traditions, as well as the literary and entrepreneurial strategies for civil rights and respectability woven into the written records of dining, cooking and serving. Whether revealed in cookbooks or fiction, memoirs or hotel-keeping manuals, agricultural extension bulletins or library collections, foodways knowledge sustained black strategies for self-reliance and dignity, the preservation of historical memory, and civil rights and social mobility. 7 p.m. Free. ucitylibrary.org.
Mon., May 20
The Sunset Hills Historical Society invites the public to the third part of the “home stand” series of programming that features local speakers on the history of the St. Louis Cardinals, held at Sunset Hills City Hall. This session features author GARY KODNER and his most recent book, St. Louis Cardinals Uniforms and Logos: An Illustrated History, a high-quality hardback 120-page coffeetable book that journeys through the evolution of the Redbirds’ uniforms and logos since 1882. Kodner’s presentation includes a visual and graphic history of the Cards in all its wonderful twists and turns, and his book should make a great reference for Cardinals fans or anyone who enjoys the subject of baseball uniforms. Free. 7 p.m. sunset-hills.com.
Fri., May 24, to Mon., May 27 Wed., May 22
Solid Lines Productions announces its fourth annual fundraiser, THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID, at Sophie’s Artist Lounge and Cocktail Club in the .ZACK in St. Louis. The evening of comedy and camaraderie includes a silent auction, complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. The highly anticipated annual event features a variety of local artists and includes hilarious stand-up, short skirts, burlesque, drag and singing comedy. 7:30 p.m. $50. eventbrite.com.
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Sun., May 26
The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus presents its sixth and final concert of the 63rd season, HOPE, at Congregation Shaare Emeth in Creve Coeur. Appropriate to the concert venue, the emotions of lovers are explored in madrigals by Italian Renaissance Jewish composer Salamone Rossi. More recent French Jewish composer Darius Milhaud contributes his “Cantata for Peace,” lamenting the warmongering of God’s people and hopes for a better tomorrow. An appeal to man’s innate nobility is issued in “Edel Sei Der Mensch,” a rare a cappella work from Ludwig van Beethoven. A short reception follows the concert. Audience members can meet Mårten Jansson and Charles Anthony Silvestri and can toast the culmination of the chorus’ latest season. $30, $10 students. chamberchorus.org.
The Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Town and Country hosts its annual ST. LOUIS COUNTY GREEKFEST at the church. As one of the holiday weekend’s highlights, the festival features live Greek music and dancing, a marketplace shopping experience and, of course, fantastic Greek food specialties. Tours of the most beautifully decorated church sanctuary in the metro area are also part of the experience. Free. stlouisgreekfest.com.
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In a gorgeous overview of the sonic landscape here, a local music maven all but beseechs readers to (shall we say) “come together.”
oth figuratively and literally, Steve Pick has long loomed on the metro area’s music scene, standing 6 feet, 8 inches tall, which equates to a stack of 640 old-school LPs (long-playing record albums, for the benefit of digital natives), slightly more than 213 CD jewel boxes – or roughly 95 copies of St. Louis Sound: An Illustrated Timeline. That last constitutes the title of the signally blissful 182-page coffee-table book Pick, with Amanda E. Doyle, just released through St. Louis’ Reedy Press and impeccably designed by longtime local publishing pro Dave Brickey – himself a musician, aptly enough, who appears in a photo on Page 115. Crafting the tome, which retails for just $39.95, took 2½ years from inception to publication, Pick estimates, “but less than one year, with stops and starts, was spent on writing. Much time was spent looking for photos we could use. The delays also gave us time to add some entries, which made for a better book.” As an area music maven, Pick brings to the table – and turntable – credentials largely unmatched. Both vocationally and avocationally, music defines not merely what interests him but what infuses his existence.
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Nowadays, for instance, Pick serves music devotees’ wants and needs at Webster Groves’ storied Euclid Records, having previously worked in a similar capacity elsewhere. From 7 to 10 a.m. each Friday, for the past 18 years, he also has hosted the Americana/rock-centered program Sound Salvation on local radio oasis KDHX (88.1 FM). Otherwise, as an auditory auditor, Pick co-founded the legendary music fanzine Jet Lag almost four decades ago, and over time, he has written about sonic subjects, with considerable insight and often at some length, for the St. Louis PostDispatch and other publications. It thus should come as no surprise that St. Louis Sound will likely delight virtually anyone interested in music of all genres in the metro area. After a warm foreword by Blueberry Hill impresario Joe Edwards, the volume, in accord with its subtitle, operates as a glorious timeline, opening rather impishly with an entry involving the autochthonic Mississippian culture circa A.D. 1000 and closing with a 2017 entry on the Belleville-based bluegrass quintet Old Salt Union. Between those two entries, St. Louis Sound showcases in words and pictures alike a breathtaking parade of performers and venues, specific performances and
industry retailers, in a stupendous display of jukebox eros. Pick seeks not only to praise the auditory bounty of an area that has made its mark on the musical map in manifold ways but also to preach, in a politely secular way, about the glories it has gifted through the decades with genres ranging from ragtime to rap. By way of example, St. Louis Sound hails such continuing landmarks as the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, The Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries and The Muny, in entries dated on the timeline, respectively, 1880, 1912 and 1917, down through the National Blues Museum (2016). St. Louis Sound also spotlights giants such as Scott Joplin (1904), Miles Davis (1944) and, of course, Chuck Berry (1955). Here, too, appears coverage of both the Beatles’ waterlogged performance at “old” Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis, a mere five days before the Fab Four stopped touring, (1966) and über-fan “Beatle Bob” Matonis (1981). Edwards’ own Fats Domino-ed University City landmark enjoys a star turn (1972), as does radio rock ’n’ roll powerhouse KSHE (94.7 FM). Along the way, St. Louis Sound covers everything from triumph – say, Fontella Bass, with her anthem for the ages, “Rescue Me” (1965) – to tragedy – the freakish 2013 death of the polymathic Bob Reuter (1978). Basically, the volume chimes like a particularly exquisite guitar progression from the Love Experts (1988) and drops as powerfully as a previously unreleased Country Grammar track from Nelly (2000). When asked to cite a “wish I’d been there” performance by a musical act prior to the time he
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himself started actively and passionately contemplating and covering the local music scene, Pick pauses thoughtfully. “I think I’m gonna say Chuck Berry’s first gig with Johnnie Johnson, just to see what that was like – what with the future coming into existence and all,” he says. Pick responds with equal thoughtfulness when asked which local single performer or band he wishes he could have seen and heard in person: “I have many answers, but I’m gonna say Jimmy Blanton playing with the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1940. That must have been an astounding thing to experience, the instant revolution of rhythm in jazz.” Given Pick’s integral insights into the metro area’s musical yesterday and today – to appropriate the title of one of the Beatles’ 1966 albums – it seems only natural to inquire about his prognostications for the area’s musical tomorrow. “Extrapolating from current trends, I’m gonna say the future is bright for local music being great,” he says. “There are currently more extremely talented musicians working in this area than there have been at any time in my memory, and more are appearing every day. “Whether that translates into financial success for musicians – well, that’s some crystal-ball gazing I can’t work, except to say that it’s the exception to find musicians making a decent living, and it always has been.” Be that as it may, in all likelihood, whoever those musicians may be and wherever they may play, an extremely tall gentleman, at some point, will be towering somewhere nearby, pensively nodding to the beat – and perhaps mentally scoring a second edition or a sequel to St. Louis Sound. Reedy Press, 6651 Chippewa St., Ste. N, St. Louis, 314-644-3400, reedypress.com LadueNews.com | May 17, 2019 65 LadueNews.com | may 17, 2019
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