Chef Carl McConnell and his wife, Nancy, searched for many years to find the perfect location to open their intimate, fine-dining restaurant. Nestled in the heart of historic Cottleville, Stone Soup Cottage took root in 2009, and Carl and Nancy opened their doors, set their tables and welcomed their diners into a unique culinary world to explore—one that changes every 30…
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The Streets of St. Charles contemporary, multi-use development has been embraced and enjoyed by guests who seek to dine, shop and be entertained—as well as those who wish to live and work in a fashionable place with many possibilities. It's truly a fun destination, no matter how long the stay.
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…
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!
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.
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…
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.
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."
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring—all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” –Leo Buscaglia
For made-from-scratch Sicilian meals without traveling to Italy, dash to Vito's in the Valley restaurant and pizzeria in Chesterfield. This family-owned and operated dining spot is the second of the LaFata family, who launched Vito’s Original Pizzeria & Ristorante in 1996 in mid-St. Louis. Vito's in the Valley opened Oct. 6, 2013.
Landscaping is one of the most popular home improvement upgrades that homeowners indicate they want to focus on in 2019. Many say staycations are desirable, so they're creating outdoor rooms with cozy furniture, exterior kitchens, lighting to extend outdoor space usage into evening hours, and speaker systems so favorite tunes can be enjoyed outside.
When Kris Keller, founder and director of Design Source, discovered Pantone's 2019 color of the year was "living coral," she was very enthused; coral happens to be one of the favorite accent hues she's intentionally used in her own home!
Chesterfield-based Experience Realty Partners Owner/CEO Kathy Helbig-Strick has perfected a white chicken chili recipe over several years' time, and she was kind to share it with Chesterfield Lifestyle.
Chesterfield artist Don Wiegand enjoys artistically capturing specific moments, often innermost ones, within the realm of the human spirit. So much so, Don specializes in bronze and stainless tributes designed to last the test of time.
Marquette High School graduate Grace Strobel was born with an extra DNA chromosome carried by those with Down syndrome, yet she passionately proclaims the disorder does not define who she is. You see, Grace was born with another extra: the gift to be present in each moment to share kindness and authentically recognize others' needs to be accepted for who they are.
Self-proclaimed ThreadHeads especially noticed a beloved member of the St. Louis Fox 2 television family is baaaAAAAaaack!! Tim Ezell returned to news television last fall as a feature reporter weekdays from 5 to 9 a.m. Prior to that, viewers have followed him on his unique faith-based television show about his grassroots movement to thread together communities and cross-denominational churches, arm-in-arm.
As everyone looks forward to creating healthy habits at the start of a new year, many people seek out the best health care programs and professionals they can find. For those particularly interested in experts who take extra care in dealing with patients and who spend time perfecting their portions of the health care industry, consider the following handful of specialists showcased…
For all “newBe-s” to the state-of-the-art dripBar health supplementations at skinBe Med Spa in Chesterfield, take a look at how these intravenous nutritional therapy cocktail drips can propel a new year of better well-being. For starters, skinBe clients say they experience more energy, better moods, improved sleep, less anxious feelings, quicker muscle recovery and increased immunity.
One of the surest ways to execute smooth, spectacular events is to work with event planners. They can save clients time and money while offering creative ideas and solutions. They provide end-to-end executions and pay attention to the details, which allows hosts and hostesses to actually enjoy those same events.
Dinner: Vito's in the Valley Family owned and operated, Vito's in the Valley features an exquisite Sicilian Italian menu, full of luscious appetizers and main dishes that can be deliciously paired with their incredible array of wines or craft beers. From its warm and inviting Mediterranean-inspired decor to serving the best toasted ravioli in St. Louis, Vito’s in the Valley brings their…
Wildwood is home to a somewhat hidden entertainment and recreational gem: Hidden Valley Ski Resort. But to winter enthusiasts, the only aspect about the resort that’s hidden is how it’s nestled into rolling hills near bluffs above the Meramec River.
Although one domestic law attorney in St. Louis gets opportunities to focus on families practically 365 days a year, Page Law founding partner Tonya Page particularly enjoys concentrating on the essence of families during Thanksgiving.
Did you go to this year's 14th annual Taste of St. Louis held Sept. 14-16 at the Chesterfield Amphitheater? Organizers say it was a record-breaking attendance year. Chesterfield Lifestyle publishers Kelley Lamm and Gordon Montgomery were happy to be one of the sponsors of The Market at the event. Also spotted were several of the publication's advertisers, supporters and readers.
Looking for an authentic place for special celebrations or a comfy spot at which to personally unwind periodically? A nearby St. Charles County winery delivers that haven plus more options, now with new owners, selections and menus. Specifically available year-round are breathtaking views of the Missouri River Valley from Defiance Ridge Vineyards’ historic farmhouse located in the middle of the state’s wine…
Dinner: Café Manhattan in Clayton Nestled in the heart of Clayton, you will find a place where the past has literally come to rest, allowing for you to experience a touch of nostalgia at every turn. Café Manhattan provides the best in American cuisine combined with that retro feel of yesteryear. Whether you love delectable burgers and melts, sandwiches, building your…
The Vintage Market Days of St. Louis "Thankful and Blessed" event will be held at Chesterfield Mall Oct.18-20. Vendors feature true vintage goods, antiques, original art, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies and seasonal plantings. This is an upscale outdoor fall market with a food court area and strolling singers. Photos by Emily Southerland … Continued