Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

James Carter is a giant in the jazz world, recognized as one of the top saxophonists of his generation. His powerful solos are rooted in tradition but take listeners on excursions that combine many other musical influences —including funk, fusion, rock and soul ­­­— that were part of his experience growing up in Detroit. James Carter will perform at The Sheldon with his Organ Trio, featuring Hammond B-3 organist Gerald Gibbs and drummer Leonard King. This unique music and art event inspired by the exhibition Paint for Peace: Outside/In – The Ferguson Murals, artwork created on the sides of storefronts in the days and weeks following the 2014 protests in Ferguson.

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The Perfect Contemporary Mix


Located at 11448 Conway Rd, Westwood

According to the listing agent, Elaine Medve of Dielmann Sotheby’s International, this spectacular ranch is tucked away from the road and is surrounded by trees which offers the utmost privacy. The home features an open floor plan, step down great room, tall ceilings and gorgeous wood floors (Can anyone guess what kind?).

The home has a classic gray exterior, a new roof  and 2 totally new – gorgeous – bathrooms. This home is designed for today’s lifestyle and the open flow of space offers a potential buyer many options. The dramatic great room has a 16 ft stone wall AND fireplace, a 20 ft cathedral ceiling, as well as an entire wall of glass overlooking the private terrace.

The Master bed with its new bath opens to an intimate outdoor sitting area, perfect for relaxing on a fall night. An abundance of windows and skylights offers great natural interior light. Located in Ladue Schools.

3 Bedrooms   –   3.5 Bathrooms   –   3077 sq.ft.   –   1+ Acres

Offered at $879,000

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St. Louis Strong Community Roundtable: Thursday, October 6, 6-8PM


What is Saint Louis Strong?

Saint Louis Strong is an aspiring 501(c)(4) social welfare nonprofit group advocating for unification of St. Louis City into St. Louis County. Through inclusive and nonpartisan means St. Louis Strong seeks to build an diverse grassroots movement to mount support for its efforts. While other nonprofits do examine this issue, their 501(c)(3) status limits them from political activity. We seek to partner with these informative groups and collaborate with various stakeholders in the region. At the end of the buck stops with each resident. Let’s make sure we’re building strong future for St. Louis by working together today.

From the Facebook event.

After Better Together’s series of reports, the Ferguson Commission report, the Police Executive Research report, and the Department of Justice report, it is time for citizens to take the facts into their own hands. Join us at our third roundtable as we review how fragmentation affects you the individual. Together we’ll brainstorm on how to use our region’s resources more effectively.

Our goal is to amplify the voice of the average resident and to connect neighbors under a shared desire for meaningful and effective policy change.

Comment below what your thoughts are!


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In nature, a murmuration is a flock of starlings that produces intricate patterns during flight. The Murmuration Festival is a 3-day event that explores the intersection of art, music, science, and tech. We invite innovators, scientists, artists, and entrepreneurs to engage the public and share their work. Cutting-edge music performances are featured throughout the day and into the night.

SEPTEMBER 23 – 25, 2016


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Get Tickets here.

This is not something you can miss, just looking at the list of sponsors (Boeing, Monsanto, Express Scripts, USBANK, RFT, STL Public Radio, Centene and MANY more… I can only imagine how good it will be!



Oktoberfest STL 2016

Oktoberfest St. Louis will run Friday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 25th at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company’s Midtown Brewery & Biergarten (3229 Washington Ave)! The annual festival will span three full days this year with festivities kicking off at noon on Friday.

Friday 9/23: 12 p.m. – 11p.m.
Saturday 9/24: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 9/25: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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The Grace House, Designed by Frederick Dunn Hits the Market

Photographs of a church converted into a residence in Clarksville, Missouri for Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty agent Ted Wight

The Grace House located at 101 S 3rd Street, MO 63336

This is an extraordinarily rare opportunity to buy an important building designed by noted architects Charles Nagel & Frederick Dunn who designed many fine homes & churches in the St. Louis area.

This property was the quaint Grace Church that looked over the town of Clarksville. It was established in 1869, but the current structure was built in 1940. The red brick building is in Georgian style, with dentil molding, a barrel roof, dual staircases leading to the front door & 5-foot porthole windows.

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Penthouse on the 24th floor of the Park East building for $2.5M



Featured in St. Louis Home & Lifestyles, this custom designed penthouse is urban sophistication at its best! 1600+ sq. ft. of rooftop terraces provide 360* views of the arch, Forest Park, downtown & beyond. The west terrace features the only PRIVATE pool & hot tub in a St. Louis high rise. The architectural design and interior finishes are beyond compare with attention to detail at every turn! Floor to ceiling windows throughout capture the panoramic views of the city. The nearly 4000 sq. ft. of interior living space showcases superbly crafted features from box beamed ceiling spanning the living and dining room to the master suite and its sumptuous master bath occupying the West wing, a theatre room with starlight ceiling & wet bar, an amazing custom kitchen and family room with curved glass wall are but a few features making this home your haven in the sky! An enclosed private 2 car+ garage w/openers within the buildings garage is an added security to the car enthusiast.

3 beds   –   4 baths   –   3,850 sqft


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4909 Laclede Ave #2401, St Louis 63108-1443

Listed by Linda Hackett, Berkshire Hathaway, 314-323-0920

The Dam – Slow Food Fast


Hello! Welcome to The Dam.

The Dam is located in the Tower Grove neighborhood just blocks from Tower Grove Park. They supports local, seasonal produce and ingredients. They only use sustainable products and believe in doing their part to preserve the environment (Automatic 5 stars?).

They believe that community involvement and collaboration with the local neighborhood associations is integral to their restaurant. Interestingly, they share their space with Amsterdam Tavern, which gives visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy local beers along with food from The Dam! Enjoy dining at the counter, the new beer garden/patio or at Amsterdam Tavern.

Over the weekend after a fun game of human foosball (come back alter in the week for a post on this). I had the treat of going to The Dam for a yummy burger and a beer at the Amsterdam Tavern, what a treat!