My Favorite Things: Kacie Starr Triplett
St. Louis City 6th Ward Alderwoman Kacie Starr Triplett shares what keeps her inspired, in shape and the things she truly treasures.
Mag Subscription Essence, Time, Newsweek
Where I Live Lafayette Square
What I Drive 2004 Silver Sebring Convertible
Pet None, but I’ve helped add two dog parks to my ward.
Essential Gadget Blackberry
TV Show/Sitcom My guilty pleasure is
“The Real Housewives” series on Bravo.
Radio FOXY 95.5 FM
Hairstylist/Salon J. Arthurs Salon in Lafayette Square
Workout of Choice Running. I just trained for a half marathon.
Gym Fitness Factory
Signature Scent Donna Karan Cashmere Mist in the summer and
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue in the winter
Manicure Nails Salon on South Grand
Favorite Accessory My hair
Tailor Cynthia Lyn DeMoss, Studio L. She did the dress I’m wearing.
STL Boutique NV Boutique, Downtown
Sneakers I don’t wear them.
Shoes Nine West
Fashion Style Classic and sophisticated with a cosmopolitan flair
Sanctuary Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Vacation Maui, Hawaii
Favorite Movie HBO documentary The Nine Lives of Marion Barry
Currently Reading Game Change by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin
Favorite Author April Sinclair
2010 Goal Selfless contribution; I’m mentoring an 8th grader.
Music Gospel songs
Prized Possession A portrait of my grandfather being sworn in as the first African-American St. Louis city comptroller
Fave City Block Natural Bridge and Kingshighway
Political Hero Bill Clay and Pearlie Evans, my political fairy godmother
Local Dish Pork fried rice from Hong Kong Express
Breakfast Chris’ Pancake House
Neighborhood Hangout Lucas Park Grille
Drink of Choice On the weekend, a dirty martini
Grocery Store Culinaria-A Schnucks Market
Kacie Starr Triplett poses at Gelateria Tavolini.
Photo credit: Photo by Carmen Troessner