February 2020 Around Town

Chesterfield Artist Wins Spot In 2019 MetroScapes Program Chesterfield resident Patricia Brewer is one of 10 winners in the fifth year of MetroScapes for the Arts in Transit, Inc. program. Her artwork and pieces from the other winners will be showcased on the Metro Transit system for a year. Patricia created Red Window. She says her inspiration … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

OsteoStrong Chesterfield Opens OsteoStrong Chesterfield officially opened at 1077 South Woods Mill Road and Clayton Road, next door to Rich and Charlie’s. Owners Erin and Steve Greiner say OsteoStrong represents a skeletal strengthening system that increases bone density, balance and stability by pushing multiples of one’s body weight to trigger osteogenesis. Call 636.220.8080 to schedule a complimentary … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Wings of Hope Partners With Samaritan Aviation Serving New Guinea Chesterfield-based Wings of Hope, the humanitarian, non-profit aviation charity based at Spirit of St. Louis Airport, now is partnering with Samaritan Aviation to serve the basic medical needs of the people of Papua, New Guinea. Samaritan Aviation uses floatplanes to run medevac missions. The SA team answers emergency … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Ready to Trot Before Turkey? The official 20th Annual Chesterfield Turkey Trot is a great way to exercise before indulging in big meals. The 5K run for all ages begins at 8:30 a.m. with a 3.1-mile loop course of Chesterfield Parkway and around Chesterfield Mall.  Long-sleeve T-shirts are guaranteed to all registrants who sign up … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Chesterfield’s Own Ninja Chesterfield Police Department’s own Officer Johanna Flushing was set to appear on American Ninja Warrior on NBC in July. The Ninja Warrior competition she participated in was taped in Cincinnati, Ohio. She made it to the Ring Swing, but her run didn’t make the final episode. Regardless, she’s a local ninja hero. Local Girl … 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

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

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

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

April 2019 Around Town

Former Chesterfield Mayor Joins Operation Food Search Board John Nations, a former Chesterfield mayor for three terms, was named to the board of directors for Operation Food Search, a nonprofit hunger relief organization for the St. Louis region. “Mr. Nations brings a wide array of strengths and diverse talent to our board,” says OFS Executive Director Kristen Wild.   Founded in … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

New Book: ABCs Regarding Local Miniature Horses The Tack Trunk at 133 Chesterfield Towne Center carries the new book ABCs of R&R Ranch, which is a photography-driven accounting of the miniature horse/donkey ranch established off Wildhorse Creek Road over the past couple of years. Book proceeds go toward the rescued little equines. R&R Ranch owners are pursuing some of the … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Two More Parkway Nurses Earn National Credentials Parkway School District’s Kimberly Morelli (West Middle School) and Karen Malik (Green Trails Elementary) earned the Nationally Certified School Nurse credential, which validates their specialized knowledge and expertise as school nurses. Parkway now tops the largest number of nationally certified school nurses found in Missouri, with a total of 22. … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Chesterfield Updates City’s ADA Compliances An updated plan to meet requirements of the federal Americans With Disabilities Act was approved by Chesterfield city councilmembers. Updates include a detailed self-evaluation and prioritization program for pedestrian facilities and sidewalks. Chesterfield’s original ADA document, which was approved in 2012, reflected generic details to match federal compliance elements.  Curb ramps and … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Want Your ‘Sauce on the Side?’ Welcome to one of Chesterfield’s newest restaurants, Sauce on the Side, at 1637 Clarkson Road. The menu includes handcrafted calzones, salads with house-made dressings, wrapped desserts, beers and wines. Owners Mark Robinson and Lance Caden previously set up restaurants in Clayton, St. Louis City and the Grove. Delivery range … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

New Chesterfield Museum Captures History and Art People have been living in Chesterfield for at least 12,500 years. Supporters of the Heritage Foundation of Chesterfield want to ensure new residents get to revisit Chesterfield’s fascinating history. They’re establishing a Chesterfield history museum at 291 Chesterfield Mall, along with the Wiegand Foundation and Chesterfield Historic and Landmark … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Complimentary Stem Cell Seminars Held in Chesterfield As guest speaker of the Ozzie Smith IMAC Regeneration Center, stem cell expert Dr. Ian White conducted several stem cell seminars at Spiro’s restaurant in Chesterfield about how stem cells can treat pain and eliminate the need for surgery or prescription medications. Dr. White received his doctorate degree from … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Chesterfield Advocate Joins Board of Crisis Nursery Chesterfield resident Michele Bailey is a new board of director for the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery, a group who provides a 24-hour, 365 days/year safe haven for children, birth through age 12, whose families are facing crises.  Michele, a sales manager for KMOV-TV, says she’s looking forward to … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

New Hotel Is ‘Big on Little Things’ for Guests Chesterfield recently gained a new hotel at 11 Arnage Boulevard: Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. Louis—Chesterfield. The hotel offers 91 guest rooms, free high-speed wireless Internet access, complimentary breakfast bar daily, 24/7 business center and a meeting space, along with an indoor pool and fitness room featuring the latest … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

St. Luke’s Hospital Completes Purchase of Des Peres Hospital Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis County was renamed St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital on May 1, 2018, with the Chesterfield-based St. Luke’s finalized purchase from Tenet Healthcare Corporation. The acquisition included the Des Peres Medical Office Building and Tenet-owned physician practices in St. Louis. The … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

GIVING MORE KIDS HAPPIER SMILES Chesterfield dentist Gene Cohen was one of several St. Louis area dentists who provided 357 kids with $283,445 worth of free dental care during a recent Give Kids A Smile event at Saint Louis University. The nonprofit organization has provided a total of $9.1 million in complimentary dental care regionally … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

BESPOKE APPAREL ADDS WOMEN’S LINE A collection launch party for the new women’s line of Bespoke Apparel was held by at the Hearth Room Cafe, 265 Lamp & Lantern Village. The Worth New York spring collection was debuted, with special pricing on any custom clothing during the event. PARKWAY SHINES LIGHTS AGAIN Five Parkway Schools employees … Continued

April 2018 Around Town

Did you know professional pointe shoe fittings for ballet dancers are available through appointments at The Dance Bag, 64 Four Seasons Center in Chesterfield? 

March 2018 Around Town

After evaluating a sample of 86 Missouri cities regarding the four key dimensions of family life and fun; education, health and safety; affordability; and socio-economics, WalletHub’s analysts recently ranked Chesterfield as the fifth best city in the state for raising families.

February 2018 Around Town

Chesterfield residents Susan and Bob Snyder transformed into a wonderful "Mr. and Mrs. Santa Paws" for two full days to encourage and pose with working canines who participate in the touch therapy, service dogs and courthouse facility programs of St. Louis-headquartered Support Dogs Inc. The Snyders modeled with a variety of dog breeds, ranging from 3-pound Yorkies to 174-pound mastiffs. Additional…

January 2018 Around Town

Chesterfield residents Bernice Thompson, 81, Hellen Carpenter, 81, and Dr. Will Carpenter, 85, were honored at the 15th annual Ageless Remarkable St. Louisans Gala sponsored by St. Andrews Resources for Seniors System.

December 2017 Around Town

Staffers at Coldwell Banker Gundaker Town & Country office hosted a mouse race event this fall to benefit the Ronald McDonald Houses. The races were held at the St. Nicholas Family Life Center. The event included a silent auction and mouse roulette. Through charity, Ronald McDonald Houses provide a home environment and resources to families who are in St. Louis…

November 2017 Around Town

Chesterfield resident Susanne Evens, founder and CEO of AAA Translation was selected as a 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneur award recipient at the St. Louis Mosaic Project’s annual award ceremony that celebrates St. Louis community leaders. She established her Chesterfield-based foreign language translation and global consulting firm in 1994, which now offers services in 150-plus languages.

October 2017 Around Town

Chesterfield police officers have designated a "safe exchange zone" in the city hall parking lot, which offers a meeting place for any legal exchange of goods or transactions. This zone is great to use for internet-initiated buy/trade/sell exchanges. Police officers say the area is well-lit and monitored by surveillance cameras. They add the zone often is used for amicable exchanges…

September 2017 Around Town

Midwest Regional Bank recently opened a Chesterfield location at 17290 N. Outer 40 Road. Like MWR Bank’s other branches, this location has commercial and retail bankers and offers customers complimentary coffee and fresh-baked cookies in its Wi-Fi cafe. Midwest Regional Bank has operated since 1894 and has assets of $500 million-plus.

August 2017 Around Town

Dine and donate to a wonderful cause on August 24 during Saint Louis Crisis Nursery’s “Celebrity Waiters Night 2017.” At West County Center, three restaurants, BRAVO!, J. Gilbert’s, & McCormick & Schmick’s, are taking reservations for the annual campaign. All proceeds received in special red envelopes that night from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. will benefit the organization’s mission of…

July 2017 Around Town

The city of Chesterfield recently received the highest ranking for the 2017 Best Cities for Seniors to Retire within the United States. The designation is based on analyses of 1,662 U.S. cities and towns by consumer data company GoodCall.

May 2017 Around Town

St. Louis-based Gershman Mortgage has moved their headquarters from Clayton to 16253 Swingley Ridge Road, Suite 400 in Chesterfield. The phone numbers 314.889.0600 and 1.800.GERSHMAN (437.7462) are the same.

January 2017 Around Town

Lydia Seibert, chairman of the local oversight board that administers the Friendship Village retirement communities, promoted Ryan McHugh to administrator of the FVC assisted living and skilled nursing units. McHugh comes to FVC from Friendship Village Sunset Hills Fountain View where he managed the assistant living and memory care community from 2015 until this promotion. He presents a substantive history…

December 2016 Around Town

Local business entrepreneur Mr. Ganim is proud to announce the opening of his studio at 1638 Clarkson Road in the Chesterfield Oaks Center. For additional information or to schedule appointment, go to AmazingLashStudios.com or call 636.735.3557.

November 2016 Around Town

Mercy continues to bring care closer to home for its patients with the opening of a new clinic location in Chesterfield Valley, 17701 Edison Rd., a newly renovated 6,500-square-foot space with a Mercy Clinic Family Medicine practice, an urgent care and corporate health services.

October 2016 Around Town

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced runner, the Fun Run Club of Greater St. Louis Turkey Trot Training Program will teach the use of the "Power of Gravity" to run more efficiently, save energy and lessen the chance of injury. In just 11 weeks, you will be able to run a 5K race and have a great time…

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Schlafly Beer offers a beer vacation destination every fall with its annual HOP in the City festival at the Tap Room location (2100 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103). This year’s event is bigger and better than ever before with more than 50 beers, national bands such as White Denim and Calexico and now a beer oasis with the Hop Hotel Rooms. With features from brews…

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Chesterfield Smiles Dentistry announced that the doors of its office are open and the dental care team looks forward to serving the members of the Chesterfield community. Chesterfield Smiles Dentistry is located at 16889 Chesterfield Airport Rd., and conveniently located in the Valley across from Target.

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Cigar lovers now have a new place to stock up and enjoy a great stogie in Chesterfield. Smoking Hot Cigars has been a mobile humidor traveling around greater St. Louis for charity events, golf tournaments and tastings, since June of 2015. Owners Greg and Margie Stein and Paul and Sarah Kaler, are excited to expand the business into a retail…

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Mr. David Schwartz of Town and Country recently purchased one of the first Aston Martin DB11 show cars in the USA, from STL Motorcars. Mr. Schwartz was given a private viewing of the stunning new 2017 model at his beautiful home.

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Two Friendship Village Chesterfield (FVC) employees recently received VOYCE honors--formerly the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program-- for exceptional work in the field of caregiving. Sahar Ammari of Fenton, a food service employee, and Laverne Devine of Dellwood, certified nursing assistant, were both nominated by their peers and supervisors, received awards as individuals who on a daily basis go above and…

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Each month a Mystery Picture will be included at the end of Around Town. The Mystery Picture is a photo of something in Chesterfield; the picture may depict a close-up view or be taken from a unique vantage point. The answer to “What is it?” will be included in the next month’s issue of Chesterfield Lifestyle, along with a new…

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Each month a Mystery Picture will be included at the end of Around Town. The Mystery Picture is a photo of something in Chesterfield; the picture may depict a close-up view or be taken from a unique vantage point. The answer to “What is it?” will be included in the next month’s issue of Chesterfield Lifestyle, along with a new…

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Chesterfield Lifestyle is 100% sponsored and funded by our advertisers each month. CL does not receive any separate funding from taxes, donations, the City of Chesterfield or the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, nor do we charge subscription fees to the readers living on the mailing routes we serve. Our local publication is to, for and about the residents, businesses and…

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Attention, Readers! Chesterfield Lifestyle is holding a special Reader Happy Hour, at Walnut Grill, on Tuesday, January 26th from 5:30-7:30 pm. Delicious appetizers and beverages will be offered. Please send an email with subject line “Happy Hour Walnut Grill” to DSundvold@LifestylePubs.com to receive your invitation(s) to this complimentary event. Spots are limited; act now for your best chances to attend.

December 2015 Around Town

Med Resources, located at 1688 Clarkson Road in Chesterfield, will be hosting a Healthy Leg Day event, on Wednesday, December 16, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The expert staff of clinicians and a Sigvaris representative will offer personal consultations for your leg care needs and concerns. During this event only, there will be a 15% discount on all compression…

November 2015 Around Town

Attention Chesterfield Lifestyle readers: in celebration of our “Furry Friends” issue this month, readers are encouraged to email Publisher Denise Sundvold at DSundvold@LifestylePubs.com for a chance to win an invite for you and your pet to attend a complimentary “Yappy Hour” at Treats Unleashed, in Chesterfield, on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Treats will be provided for…

October 2015 Around Town

Boutique Realty would like to introduce, Carrie Harting. Carrie is an experienced realtor with a background in title insurance which has allowed her to educate her clients further, and help to assure a smooth transaction from start to finish. As a St. Louis native who has lived here all of her life, Carrie's intimate knowledge of St. Louis and St.…

September 2015 Around Town

Calling ALL Chesterfield pet owners; your pets want to be famous! To have your pet(s) featured in our upcoming annual “Pets” issue, please submit high resolution photos (2-4 photos) and a short bio on your pet(s.) Multiple pets may be submitted. Bios should include your pet’s name, age, breed, likes/dislikes and any other interesting information about your pet you wish…

August 2015 Around Town

Physician-supervised weight loss brand, Medi-Weightloss® is now open at 16211 Baxter Road. Known as "The One That Works!®," the Medi-Weightloss® program is administered by physicians and medical professionals who provide individualized care based on each patient’s goals, current health status and medical history. The program includes weekly consultations that focus on nutrition, lifestyle and exercise. Education is provided on how…