Paddling the Big Rivers

Paddling the Big Rivers

In a way, it’s like that restaurant where there are never any patrons. At first, you wonder what’s wrong with the place. Then, you just stop thinking about it, even when you pass by every single day. This is an apt description of the way people think about (or don’t)...
Road Trip: Lake of the Ozarks

Road Trip: Lake of the Ozarks

Spending weekends at the Lake of the Ozarks is a Missouri tradition, a rite of passage. The state’s largest lake destination is well known for its floating parties and resort attractions, but there’s a lot more to experience within the 1,150 miles of shoreline than...
The Perks of Prepped Meals

The Perks of Prepped Meals

For the first time, Americans are spending more money eating out than at grocery stores. According to a Census report, Americans spent $7.1 billion more in restaurants last year than on groceries. This is not a healthy trend. It’s much easier to eat well when you cook...
Hit the Dirt: Trail Running 101

Hit the Dirt: Trail Running 101

Trail running releases both the inner child and earth mother in Jen Schaller. By 4:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday, she hits the trails near her store, RunWell, in Edwardsville, Ill. She opts for the trail once a weekend, too, and “would be out there every day if I...
‘The Great American Eclipse’ in Missouri

‘The Great American Eclipse’ in Missouri

You’re going to want to get outside on Monday, August 21. That’s when, between 1:06 and 1:23 p.m. depending on your exact location, the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 38 years will be visible in Missouri. The Show-Me State will be one of the best...
Polo, City Style

Polo, City Style

Ask anyone on the street what they think of polo, and they’ll likely reference the sophisticated sport played first among Persian royalty and officers over 2,000 years ago. It’s swank, it’s exclusive and it’s not something most of us watch on the big screen at...