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Making a Mark

In creating custom wood pieces through Mwanzi Co., Jermain Todd is taking the St. Louis maker movement around the globe.

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Jermain Todd produces custom wood pieces at Mwanzi.

Call of the Wild

For Kari Musgrave, honing her veterinary skills at the world-class Saint Louis Zoo is a dream come true.

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Shifting Gears

Mike Weiss believes that St. Louis could become one of the hottest cycling destinations in the country -- and the…

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Mike Weiss of Big Shark

Fresh From the Vine

Tony White’s locally grown tomatoes are the not-so-secret ingredients in many St. Louis chefs’ acclaimed dishes.

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Rising Stars

Women business owners in St. Louis are drawing more funding and attention than ever before while giving other women a…

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Career Center

New industries in St. Louis are helping to fuel Missouri’s rise in employment opportunities.

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The Business of Basketball

Khalia Collier has transformed the St. Louis Surge into both a competitive team and an economic driver.

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Shared Solutions

Through Odd Couples Housing, John Levis is tackling local lodging issues by pairing senior and millennial roommates.

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“We think this idea has legs to expand to other communities,” founder John Levis says of Odd Couples Housing.

Sweet Dreams

La Patisserie Chouquette co-owner and executive pastry chef Simone Faure has become the maven of macarons in St. Louis.

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Masters of Light

Just as their great-great grandfather did, Aaron Frei and his siblings are coloring St. Louis with hand-crafted stained glass.

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Emil Frei

Cool Rider

Sump Motorcycle owner and mechanic Mike Henneberry just might love your bike even more than you do.

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Innovation Destination

OPO Startups founder Randy Schilling boosts Main Street St. Charles by connecting local tech, retail and service communities.

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Midwest Millennials

Post-grads are learning that St. Louis’s low cost of living means more money for business and leisure.

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Education for All

Through EdHub STL, Sherita Love helps educators shake up their classrooms and eliminate barriers for students.

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Planting Seeds

Angi Taylor found meaningful work in St. Louis’s growing agriculture industry.

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Niche of Time

John Clark and Masterclock keep the world in sync.

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Masterclock CEO John Clark examines a time-keeping device.

Game On

With dozens of studios, courses and events, St. Louis is becoming the nation’s next video game development hot spot.

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Open Invitation

The tech community in St. Louis is reaching out to diverse groups, and the nation is taking notice.

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Speaking the Language

St. Louis is positioning job seekers for global opportunities.

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Barrelling Along

Creating barrel-aged beard oils helped Jeremy Allen Stanton rediscover his fire.

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