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Last night my son and I checked out Publico located at 6679 Delmar in The Loop.
"A true Taberna, Público features Hand crafted cocktails, a custom wood burning hearth and an exploration of Latin American flavors. Central and South American traditional style of cuisine with a strong Spanish and Island influence. All coming from a wood fire hearth."
Publico is brought to you by the same people as A Good Pie and Half and Half...two established winners!
My son and I both give this restaurant two thumbs up.....delicious....check it out!
A TRIBUTE TO TREBOR TICHENOR One of the Great Modern Masters of Ragtime At the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park Sunday, June 7, 2015 -- 2:00-5:00 p.m. Ragtime Concert -- 3:00 p.m.
The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park will celebrate Mr. Wright's 148th birthday with A Tribute to Trebor Tichenor, One of the Great Modern Masters of Ragtime.
A St. Louis native, Trebor Tichenor (1940-2014) was an internationally renowned performer, composer and authority on ragtime music. For more than fifty years, he performed with the St. Louis Ragtimers and as a piano soloist.
A ragtime concert at 3:00 p.m. will honor Trebor and feature musicians and family members Virginia Tichenor, Andy Tichenor and Marty Eggers, as well as the St. Louis Ragtimers. In conjunction with the event, a special exhibit of photographs, ragtime piano rolls and memorabilia from the collections of Trebor Tichenor and the St. Louis Ragtimers will be on display in the house.
The event will also honor Joanne Kohn, Chairman Emeritus, for her eighteen years of outstanding leadership of the organization. Joanne led the campaign to raise funds to save and restore the house, and supervised its restoration to a level of excellence that brought national and international attention to the house.
Guests will enjoy touring the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park, one of the region's architectural treasures. The accompanying outdoor celebration will include delicious party fare topped off with gelato and birthday cake in honor of Mr. Wright's birthday.
The party is a benefit to raise funds for projects and programs of the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park.
Individual tickets are $125. To make a reservation, please call 314-822-8359 or e-mail email@example.com.
Last week I made it over to Clementine's Creamery in Lafayette Square after a nice, lite dinner at Pho Grand. I was disappointed that they did not have Key Lime ice cream in stock, though had a scoop of Manchego with Truffles and Honey...and a scoop of Strawberry with Balsamic and White Pepper. They have a two scoop minimum...I had to! Naughty or Nice refers to boozy or non-boozy flavors. The space is well stylized. Check it out!
Before catching the latest Avengers movie at Creve Coeur 12, my son and I checked out Kimcheese. Asian Fusion food....Korean Mexican??? All I know is that it was yummy and worth checking out! They have a location where the old Oberweis store was near Creve Coeur 12 at 10441 Olive Rd and another further West at 13435 Olive.
Overlooking the Missouri River is this stately 1854 historic home that is 5,000 sq feet with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths & 3 powder rooms. Recently refurbished this important property is the perfect combination of old and new. A 2-story addition includes: a gourmet country kitchen with appliances that would satisfy the most discriminating chef. The kitchen opens to a family room with a 5-foot tall wood-burning fireplace made of hand-pressed brick. Upstairs the Master Suite has a luxurious bath & walk-in closets. The finished lower level has a recreation room & a wine cellar with a stone barrel-vaulted ceiling. The home boasts with wide plank hardwood floors, high ceilings with cove moldings, the millwork is oversized & beaded. The historic front of the house has been lovingly preserved & features a sweeping staircase, 3 gas fireplaces, 1 wood-burning fireplace & lovely built-in shelving. The grounds include a gorgeous landscaping, center run cedar stalled barn, a Mennonite cedar barn, a brick smokehouse, garden shed & 3 car garage. There are 46 acres: 30+ of it for agricultural production, a pasture, a creek & a lake site. Suitable for horses or cattle. This property is an extremely rare opportunity for the demanding buyer who wants history, privacy and gorgeous views.
This is perhaps one of the most important homes situated on a Mississippi River ridge in all of Missouri. The home sits on a point with unobstructed views of the entire stretch of river. The home was built in 1939 and is an Art Deco gem built a top an old quarry with 4.8 acres. The 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home has been lovingly maintained and possesses rich architectural elements. The Living Room has two large pictures windows that frame the river views with a streamlined Deco fireplace. The formal Dining Room is special & opens to an enclosed porch. 1 bedroom on the main level with 3 upstairs. The kitchen is updated with a butler’s pantry, large laundry room & breakfast room. Finished lower level with more large windows to see the river. 2 car attached garage. Gated entry. Old tennis court. 75 minutes to St. Louis. Walk to charming downtown Louisiana with restaurants & shops. A marina sits across the river in Illinois.
This marvelous contemporary home sits on an incredible lot just a few short blocks from Downtown Kirkwood. With over 2,800sq. ft, the space is best described as warm and inviting, with an open floor plan and a variety of rooms arranged over 5 total levels. The kitchen offers clean lines, striking slate flooring and an appropriately contemporary feel. The dining area bay window overlooks nearly one half acre of natural beauty, with manicured green space, an impeccable swimming pool and a glorious shade garden. Three fireplaces share one brick chimney, neatly usable from the den, living room, and master bedroom. The master suite includes a spa-like bathroom, high end tile work and a separate laundry room. Oriented to take full advantage of the southern exposure, both passive and active solar systems are used to maximize energy efficiency and comfort inside and out. To experience this wonderfully unique property is akin to spending every day in the quiet setting of a private retreat.
Stunning, 4 bed/5.5 bath custom architect designed home in a gorgeous setting. Thoughtful details are everywhere. An open concept main level features a double story great room, dining room and gourmet kitchen finished with Italian cabinetry, center island, granite counters, and stainless steel appliances plus main floor bedroom and bath…perfect for guests. Don’t miss the huge elevated deck! A study with private half bath is near the entry. Upstairs, are two en suites including a massive master with a private deck, double walk in closets with built ins and a Santa Fe Spa inspired bath with walk in shower and whirlpool tub. The lower level features 12’ ceilings, another bedroom en suite plus tons of indoor and outdoor entertaining space, including a custom bar and outdoor kitchen. All this plus a 3 car garage! This is inspired living in the heart of Kirkwood. $1,150,000
Listed by: Raj Tailor, Portica Real Estate - 314-952-5472
This mid-century, Isadore Shank contemporary, will grab your attention at every turn. A true hidden gem, the current owner has paid great attention to detail, resulting in stylish spaces for today's living. A cavernous great room has an impressive window surround and a stunning ceiling with roughed on cedar beams, a most inviting space for lavish or casual entertaining. Exceptional craftsmanship is exhibited throughout, including the lower level that offers a wet bar and access to the landscaped grounds with a large, wraparound patio. With this amazing home, you must see it in person to truly take in all its wondrous offerings. Just under an acre in the heart of Ladue.
Listed by Jill Malley and Karen Seigel, Laura McCarthy- Clayton, 314-725-5100
It is no secret that top ranking schools are a huge deal. People flee their starter homes when they have children to get them into the best school districts they can. USNEWS ranked the top 10 Missouri schools with 7 out of the top 10 being in our very own St. Louis! Check out the list below, or read the full article HERE.
This condo has everything that you desire: location, size, updates & more. Located on the 5th floor of the historic ABC Building. You will enjoy amazing views above the tree line of Forest Park right across the street- ideal to watch the sunset & the hot air balloon race! Walk to BJC, restaurants, Whole Foods, MetroLink & more. This is a corner unit with 28 windows that let’s light in on the entire South side of the unit. The condo is large with 2,618 sq. feet of living space including a Living Room with built-in bookshelves & formal Dining Room. The kitchen has been gut rehabbed with granite counters, custom cabinets, new appliances, center island & wine cooler. The master bedroom suite has a large dressing room/ closet that is 11’ x 12’ with a laundry & a new bathroom with a rain shower, designer tile, marble double vanity & work out area. The 2nd bathroom has also been gut rehabbed with a Jacuzzi tub, custom tile & marble-topped dual vanity. Hardwood floors throughout. 2 assigned parking spots. Large storage locker. Updated electric. No planned assessments.
The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park will celebrate Mr. Wright’s 148th birthday with a benefit party, A Tribute to Trebor Tichenor, one of the great modern masters of ragtime, on Sunday, June 7, from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on the grounds of Ebsworth Park.
A St. Louis native, Trebor Tichenor (1940-2014) was an internationally renowned performer, composer, and authority on ragtime music. For more than fifty years, he performed with the St. Louis Ragtimers and as a piano soloist. A ragtime concert at 3:00 p.m. will honor Trebor and feature musicians and family members, Virginia Tichenor, Andy Tichenor, and Marty Eggers, as well as the St. Louis Ragtimers. In conjunction with the event, a special exhibit of photographs, ragtime piano rolls, and memorabilia from the collections of Trebor Tichenor and the St. Louis Ragtimers will be on display in the house.
The event also honors Joanne Kohn, Chairman Emeritus, for her eighteen years of outstanding leadership of the organization. Joanne led the campaign to raise funds to save and restore the house and supervised its restoration to a level of excellence that brought national and international attention to the house.
Guests will also enjoy touring the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park, one of the region’s architectural treasures. The accompanying outdoor celebration will include delicious party fare topped off with birthday cake in honor of Mr. Wright’s birthday.
Benefit Chairmen are Clare Davis and David Obedin. David Mesker and Dorothy Haase are Honorary Chairmen.
The party is a benefit to raise funds for projects and programs of the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park, a non-profit organization that preserves the house as a museum for the public and educates the public about architecture and design. Completed in 1955 for Russell and Ruth Kraus, the house is notable for its architectural integrity and original Wright-designed furnishings. It is located at 120 North Ballas Road in Kirkwood, Missouri.
I love the nice reviews that some of my recent clients have given me on Zillow. Read them all HERE
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"We bought land upon which to build in Jan 2014, and sold our house in Webster Groves with him last month. He's wonderful, the last I heard the no. 2 high-volume salesperson in St. Louis. His most conspicuous differences from typical realtors are his responsiveness, expertise, efficiency and vast local knowledge. We recommend him unreservedly."
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Impressive home with a large foyer and spectacular view of the St. Louis Art Museum. The living room has built in book shelves and the formal dining room, with its French doors, displays a fantastic view of Forest Park. The kitchen flows through the family room and is equipped with a stainless steel appliances, plenty of counter space and top quality cabinetry. The bedrooms are bright and airy with an appealing master bedroom, master bath and walk-in closet. The spacious backyard will appeal to those who like to entertain or just want to retreat in solitude. Hours of leisure time can be spent enjoying the large pool, basketball court and garden areas. The guest house is fully equipped with a kitchen, fireplace, garage and deck.
Do you live in Illinois? Looking for a cool Mid-Century Modern by designer Ralph Fournier? Here is your opportunity! The redwood interior walls are original and untouched. Bonus…it is on an amazing lot! Only $154,900
Unfortunately everybody's favorite burger dive is soon to be closed. The wood-frame structure from 1890 housing the Village Bar is expected to be demolished, making way for a new development. Don't forget to grab one of their legendary burgers one more time before it is too late!!