Youth Sports Photos and More

The best part of being a sports photographer is preserving special moments in people's lives, reflects Jason Schoenig, owner of regional Dirt and Turf Photography.

Dinner + a Movie = Date Night

"Dinner + a Movie = Date Night" is heading out under the stars in August.

Chesterfield Family Dentistry

"Most people develop dental phobias when they're young, and those fears follow them throughout their lives. So we try to make those first set of visits as welcoming and relaxing as we can."

Kids and Pets

For many of us, August is a bittersweet turning point in the calendar year. Summer freedom is drawing to a close, and the school bells will be ringing any day now. While the lazy days of sipping cool beverages poolside may be numbered, this month brings a sense of renewal. New routines, new clothes and … Continued

Chesterfield Bleeds Blue!

The perfect spot for a free St. Louis Blues watch party during the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs was Chesterfield Amphitheater, nicknamed The ChAmp. The location opened at 6 p.m. with food trucks, giveaways, beer and avid hockey fans. Let's Go Blues: The NHL Champions! Photography provided by the City of Chesterfield

Spirit Air Show to Come to Chesterfield Sept. 7-8

The annual Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo (interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics event) will be hosted in Chesterfield Sept. 7-8. Presented by Boeing, this forum highlights great resources the local community has in support of the St. Louis aerospace heritage. Email Info@Spirit-Airshow.com or purchase tickets online at Spirit-AirShow.com. Photography by Spirit Air … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Tribute to One of Chesterfield’s First City Leaders One of Chesterfield’s founding city council members, Barry Flachsbart, passed away at age 81. He remained fiercely dedicated to the city—he’d actually been at a council session the week of his death. Barry headed Citizens for Chesterfield, which led to the city becoming incorporated. He was elected … Continued

A Horse Lover’s Paradise

A gorgeous, 7-acre, park-like equestrian property is now available to purchase. A driveway lined with splendid southern magnolia trees awaits. The house is a French-style country estate home surrounded by mature trees and level pastures, located directly across from Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park. It includes six bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms within its 5,490 square feet. This unique, all-brick home and property…

Blues Fan Bleeds Blue Money

One local hockey fan has a good luck 7-month-old pup, Gracie. She's certainly proven her worth with the against-the-odds prosperous fortune she's brought him!

Best of the Best Play and Fitness Equipment

Dream Play Recreation products fulfill children's actual dreams—and give parents peace of mind with safety.

Local Executive Helps Underprivileged Children

Donn Sorensen wants to make sure that children born into poverty have the same chances in life as do their more affluent classmates.

Staycationing this Summer

With vacation season ramping up, Chesterfield Lifestyle magazine suggests saving yourself some travel time and making a plan to visit some of the spectacular vacation destinations located right here in St. Louis—all within a 30-minute drive from Chesterfield!

Add Zen to Outdoor Life

Ready to zip some Zen into your summer? Water features can be added to even the smallest of spaces—all that's needed is a fountain, vessel or bowl. An immediate, tabletop water feature can even be created by filling an eye-catching ceramic container with water and adding aquatic plants, such as floating lilies and papyrus. 

Getting on the Greens

Where can you find your hole-in-one this summer? Perhaps at one of these stunning golf courses nearby!

STL Summer Souveniers

Rightfully called, "A baseball town with a drinking problem," St. Louis is built on Cardinal baseball and Budweiser beer. Add in our amazing Blues hockey team, famous frozen custard and some of the best food around—St. Louis is not only a great place to live, but an awesome city to visit! Here are some items to help show your love for this amazing city.

Two5:7North Videos

Husband and wife duo, Grant and Ashleigh Murphy, know the best videos are those with heart.

Summertime

Summertime is a magical season. The kids are out of school, the sunshine seems never-ending and there’s no shortage of adventures that await. For many, summer evokes fond memories of childhood—sleepaway camp, family vacations, swinging as high as you can on the swing set and swimming until your fingers shriveled like prunes. We also celebrate our … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Chesterfield Gains New Flooring Experts Lumber Liquidators #1417 opened at 17724 Chesterfield Airport Road. This new location is the company’s fourth store in the St. Louis region. The store’s team offers flooring and installation services to DIY homeowners. They also support flooring professional installers. The store manager is Tory Moore. The store sells pre-finished and unfinished … Continued

Celebrating Fourth of July at the Pool?

Did you know the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center at 16365 Lydia Hill Drive will be open late for the city's Fourth of July firework celebration? Visitors can swim until 9:25 p.m. that night, which is when the fireworks show will begin. Photos courtesy of Chesterfield Parks, Recreation and Arts Department

Backstoppalooza Car Show Zooms into Success

Backstoppalooza is a project run by the Chesterfield Police Department officers to raise money for Backstoppers and family members of fallen first responders. This year's event was held May 18 at the St. Louis Premium Outlet in Chesterfield with vehicles, police cars, fire trucks, helicopters and K-9 demonstrations. Photos by Alright Photography

Road Trip Closer to Home

For those times when a road trip is calling but a whole lot of time isn't available, consider heading to the nearby Missouri communities of Defiance and Cottleville for a trifecta of exceptional experiences. They're only about a 25-minute drive from Chesterfield.

Dinner + a Movie = Date Night

With summer in full swing, it’s time to take a little time off during the week so that you can enjoy a special day with your significant other. Venture to Wentzville for some of the best barbecue this side of Kansas City and head to a fabulous theater that seems to be sitting “on top of the world” just a few moments away to catch…

Summer Splishing and Splashing

Both kids and adults enjoy water parks for a variety of reasons!

A QuickHIT of Fitness

QuickHIT Fitness Lab reps launched a new fitness attitude last December to help people get in life-changing shape, 20 minutes at a time. 

Flying for Good

One local traveler lives by the mantra: “Life isn't a dress rehearsal, and every minute that passes is gone forever.” So, he grabs every second he can to soar in the clouds for both commercial and charitable reasons.

M.D. Stands for Magical Doctor

An inquisitive infertility specialist at St. Luke’s Hospital started innovative fertility preservation work four decades ago—and people around the world are glad he did. Some even fondly call him "The Egg Man."

Dinner + a Movie = Date Night

Let’s visit a place with an ambiance and cuisine that the man in your life is going to love—so much so that you might even convince him to take you on a little shopping spree too while you’re there!

Jim Mills Tribute

One of Jim Mills' passions in life was cars, topped only by his family.

OK, Gentlemen

You’ve waited patiently for your turn. Last month, we brought you our Ladies issue—it is ladies first, after all—and this month, we present our “Gents” issue, celebrating all things masculine.   Of course, there’s Father’s Day on June 16—and there are so many more reasons why it’s great to be a guy this month. With … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Chesterfield Wine & Jazz Festival Set for June 15 Called the Midwest’s finest outdoor jazz festival, the Chesterfield Wine & Jazz Festival at Chesterfield Amphitheater showcases the best in contemporary, straight-ahead and fusion jazz. Grammy Award-winning drummer and bandleader Dave Weckl returns home to St. Louis at this event with his all-star band, including keyboardist Jay … Continued

Chesterfield Lifestyle Advertisers Go on Air

Publishers Kelley Lamm Montgomery and Gordon Montgomery also host a live radio program on Saturday mornings on 590 AM The Fan called She Said He Said. Listeners are entertained, enlightened and educated with special guests, conversation, opposing views, expert advice and humor. Some of the guests come from companies familiar to Chesterfield Lifestyle readers.  

Lamm-Montgomery Wedding

Congratulations to Kelley Lamm and Gordon Montgomery, co-publishers of Chesterfield Lifestyle, who also chose each other as life's co-partners during their April wedding. They send their utmost thanks to Asher Benrubi for officiating, Elegant Events by MJ, Vito's in the Valley and Good News Brewing Company. PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALI RAFIQ FOR EMILY ROSE STUDIOS  

Trendy Cuts for Men

The Styles You Want + How to Get Them The Fade + Hard Part HAIR TYPE Straight + Short WHAT IT IS There are many different types of fades, but ultimately a fade haircut is one that tapers in length the further down you go on the back and sides, meaning it isn’t trimmed to just one … Continued

Run. Walk. BREATHE 2019

The 10th annual Run. Walk. BREATHE. fundraiser, as hosted by the Lung Cancer Connection at Chesterfield Amphitheater, included Fredbird, music, a photo booth, clowns and snacks. Every contributed dollar supports St. Louis' lung cancer community and educates the public about the fight against lung cancer. The nonprofit was established in 2009. LungCancerConnection.org PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF LUNG CANCER CONNECTION TEAMS.

Men Put Skin in the Game

Men are tapping into noninvasive health and cosmetic treatments in record numbers. Beth Donaldson, founder and CEO of skinBe Med Spa in Chesterfield, stands completely ready with her team to assist astute guys through her state-of-the-art dripBar health supplementations.

Stephen Sparrow is On a Mission

When transplanted Englishman and entrepreneur Stephen Sparrow took a trip to the Himalayas and learned there were less than 7,000 snow leopards left in existence, his innate sense of philanthropism began to stir.

Fresh Rx: Nourishing Healthy Starts

Operation Food Search recently launched a new pilot program to provide mothers-to-be with weekly food deliveries to nourish both the mothers and their unborn babies. Each day, teams for this St. Louis-based nonprofit focus on ending hunger in the metropolitan area. 

Weavings Grief Retreat

Mother's Day can be a deeply painful observation for those who mourn the passing of their children. Resulting emotions can cause gripping, enduring sorrow that lasts a lifetime. However, healing touches of empathy are coming this fall through a special event from people and professionals who want to help those moms observe their "forever motherhood." 

Dinner + a Movie = Date Night

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, why not treat Mom to a getaway she won’t soon forget?

Mother’s Day Delectable Dessert

When asked for recommendations regarding what special Mother's Day dessert they most like to prepare, Stonecrest Senior Living's Culinary Director Jason Goza and Pastry/Sous Chef Matt Wright shared one of their decadently delicious recipes for a special type of chocolate cake. Thanks to Jason and Matt's generosity, we, too, can delight in it this month—complete with ganache!

Embrace Your Beauty

American actress, comedian, screenwriter and singer Rosalind Russell proclaimed that "taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic." That concept was more than verified through a group of 10 women nominated to adorn this month's cover of Chesterfield Lifestyle for the edition annually devoted to ladies. In fact, Rosalind's claim was actually amplified through the energy, ideas, zest and wisdom shared among…

May 2019 Around Town

Chesterfield’s Planapalooza Sets City Vision Residents and local business owners recently completed an intense “Planapalooza” participatory, public input process to prepare a Comprehensive Plan that will enhance Chesterfield’s future. All events were held in a seven-day presentation/hands-on workshop between March 27 and April 3. The process entailed focus group discussions, presentations, an art contest and a Planapalooza … Continued

I’ve Got the Month of May!

Every year when May makes its welcomed return to our calendars, we can’t help but sing the line from The Temptations’ “My Girl” that goes, “When it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May.”    This month brings with it an abundance of joy—bright blue skies, a rainbow of flowers and, of course, the … Continued

‘Envision Chesterfield’ Process Underway

Chesterfield's existing Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 2009 to detail the city's long-term vision, goals and next steps. Such plans guide development in organized, efficient and sustainable manners, and an update process is underway. Part of residents' feedback was captured through an art contest of photos or sketches, with these submissions displayed at City Hall. PHOTOS BY JULIE BROWN PATTON

Local Narnia Production Plays to Full House

Take 3 Christian Theater recently delivered its version of the Broadway production of Narnia at Chesterfield YMCA. The theater group was formed in 2013 to share the hope and joy of gospel messages through quality, family-friendly musical productions. PHOTOS COURTESY OF TAKE 3 CHRISTIAN THEATER 

Timeless Beauty

With just a few products and a few minutes, these quick makeup routines add a little something extra when you don’t have time to spare Makeup brush 101 Your guide to must-have makeup brushes   01 | ANGLED CONTOUR Use this to apply blush, bronzer or highlighter. The angled cut flawlessly defines and highlights your features. … Continued

Designing with Soul

When Kristine Keller discovered she was born to be a designer, she also knew her instincts would lead her down a different path from other design professionals.

A Mother’s Love

On March 1, 2018, two weeks and one day after the Feb. 14 shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed, more than 1,000 people filled the Hixson Middle School auditorium and cafeteria in Webster Groves, Missouri, making it the largest Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America meeting in the country.

Adventure Tribe Retreats

When worry-free, playful retreats to replenish the soul are just what the doctor ordered, contact Samantha and Savanna, two best friends who decided to combine their skills to launch a health-oriented business that hosts adventurous, yoga and wellness retreats regionally and around the globe. 

Eco-Friendly Venue

For those desiring a vivacious venue destination tucked into a serene backdrop of natural rock cliffs—along with a house that can accommodate up to 20 overnight guests—Sunset Bluffs Estate can be that satisfying, authentic setting.