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Beyoncé is coming to St. Louis this summer

13 hours 56 minutes ago
Grammy-winning singer Beyonce is bringing her "Renaissance World Tour" to St. Louis this summer.  Beyoncé revealed tour dates Wednesday, including an Aug. 21 stop at the Dome at America's Center in St. Louis. Ticket sale timelines vary by city. Verified Fan Registration is now open for the St. Louis date on beyonce.livenation.com through Feb. 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET.  Registration does not guarantee tickets, according to the preregistration site. A lottery-style process will determine which registered…
Kelsi Anderson

St. Louis grocer sets opening for new store

15 hours 21 minutes ago
A local grocery chain is adding its fifth location next week, on the ground floor of a recently completed $90 million mixed-use development, creating what the company called a “shop in your pajamas experience” for residents.
Diana Barr

Saint Louis Public Schools picks a new superintendent

18 hours 15 minutes ago
Saint Louis Public Schools said Wednesday it is hiring Keisha Scarlett as its new superintendent, starting July 1. A spokesman for the district said she's agreed to a three-year contract, worth $268,000 per year. SLPS said Scarlett has worked at Seattle Public Schools for 24 years, including as assistant superintendent of academics since 2021. Until Scarlett starts her new post, Interim Superintendent Nicole Williams will continue to serve in that role. The district said that Scarlett was one…
Jacob Kirn

Want to repair St. Louis’ reputation? Think big and long term

1 day 5 hours ago
Among the challenges identified by readers of the St. Louis Business Journal in its AdvanceSTL series, our region’s poor national reputation, largely fueled by our high violent crime rates, was voted No. 1. It’s been mentioned whether the problem of crime or the perception is worse. Regardless, our reputation as a crime-ridden region did not develop just recently. The St. Louis region has had a high crime rate for decades. We need to recognize that short-term remedies and long-term solutions…
Chris Krehmeyer

Look out for Gen Z: Estate planning ideas for the younger generation of beneficiaries

1 day 5 hours ago
Estate plans are frequently designed to create a legacy that extends beyond a single generation. For this reason, if you are creating an estate plan, you may wish to consider the characteristics of the younger generations – particularly Gen Z – to ensure your estate planning goals are met. Who is Gen Z? Gen Z comprises individuals born between 1997 and 2012. They are developing into a well-educated and racially diverse generation. This generation is pragmatic, financially sophisticated, debt…
Jennifer Davis and Chloe Cummings

Providing positive pathways and opportunities to St. Louis youth

1 day 5 hours ago
As local businesses, government officials and social service agencies come together to help change the conditions leading to crime in the St. Louis region, a focus must remain on providing positive pathways and opportunities to area youth. With its downtown headquarters and Near Southside Coalition of nonprofit agencies, Nestlé Purina has been a champion for positive change in the city of St. Louis for nearly 130 years. The company demonstrates a strong commitment to fostering future generations…
Nestlé Purina

Chef and TV personality Nyesha Arrington headlines St. Louis Community College’s fundraiser to support students

1 day 5 hours ago
Reality cooking show host and judge Nyesha Arrington will be the featured guest chef at the St. Louis Community College Foundation’s 15th annual Falling in Love in Five Courses. This unique event will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, which is located at 999 N. Second St. in downtown St. Louis. Arrington will collaborate with Executive Pastry Chef Casey Shiller, St. Louis Community College-Forest Park two-time winner of the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars,” along…
St. Louis Community College

Pumped up: St. Louis-based Babyation revolutionized the breast pump

1 day 5 hours ago
Samantha Rudolph knew one day she wanted to be a mom. However, when she read an article in The New York Times in 2014 titled, “Shouldn’t the Breast Pump Be as Elegant as an iPhone and as Quiet as a Prius by Now?” she saw her future flash before her eyes — and she didn’t like what she saw. “I turned to my husband, Jared Miller, woke him up and climbed up on my soapbox,” says Rudolph. “Jared is a very good engineer, and he opened up one eye and said, ‘Oh, breast pumps…
Alecia Humphreys