A Nice Day for a White-Out Wedding!

Words Denise Snodell Dream gown? Check. Persnickety florist? Check. Top-notch wedding planner? Check. Unexpected glitches? Check-Check-Check. I have attended and participated in many different weddings across the country. Every blessed event had one thing in common: some sort of unforeseen mishap. Amazingly, not one involved a wacky uncle + booze. To all future brides and … Continued

A Wedding Tip

Can you hear those wedding bells, readers?  Wedding season is fast approaching.  No one in our family is getting married this year so far, but we are closely following a “wedding saga” of someone we know. I guy named Rom.

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Creates Connections

Members and non-members enjoy weekly Chamber events that keep our community thriving and connected. First Thursday Coffees, Business After Hours, Chesterfield Chamber Women, Chesterfield Young Professionals, and General Membership meetings are a sampling.

May 2015 Around Town

Did you know that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month? Skin cancer is on the rise. In honor of skin cancer awareness, Chesterfield Valley Dermatology would like to remind you that it is very important to do monthly self-exams and yearly skin examinations with a dermatologist.

Always Spring Holds Garden Parties

Ten year old Blair O'Connor arrived at her favorite Chesterfield store to find a Surprise Garden Party for her birthday. The fun included making Air Plant Terrariums full of colorful sands, moss rocks and gems. 

Chesterfield Wildflowers in Faust Park

Chesterfield resident John Harris captured these photos during a hike on a secluded trail, inspired by last month's infrared photos of Central park by Al Skinner.

Summer Concert Series and Movies Under the Stars Returning

The  Chesterfield Amphitheater in Central Park will hold an amazing series of concerts and movies on a big screen again this summer for kids (and the kid in you).  

May 2015 History 101

We have all been through that phase of life where it seems like everyone we know is getting married in the same year. It becomes an endless stream of bridal showers, bridesmaids’ dresses, bachelor/ bachelorette parties, tuxedo fittings, rehearsal dinners—and, oh yes, the weddings!

Balaban’s: 40 Years of Ambiance and Excellence

In 2009, opening a restaurant in the throes of the recession may have seemed foolhardy to many. Yet, after a bottle of wine—OK, maybe three bottles—on the 19th hole, the idea took shape.

Something Old, Something NEW

Dimly-lit ceremonies, textured linens and  the inclusion of various finery, inspired by Pinterest.com are all among the latest new wedding trends in Chesterfield and the West County area. When making decisions about their weddings with regard to dresses, clothing, cakes, flowers, ceremonies and receptions, couples are "marrying" various older traditions with new trends, to make their weddings days meaningful and memorable.

Do You Hear the Wedding Bells RING?

Congratulations, you’ve found the perfect girl for you--the ONE!  Now it’s time to select the symbol that expresses your commitment to everlasting love--the perfect engagement ring. Many couples are shopping together for rings, but if you are one of those more traditional or “romantic” guys heading out there on your own, know that selecting an engagement ring for your future…

Free Expertise Available for Honeymoon Planning

As exciting as it is to become engaged and to plan a wedding, it can also be stressful. With so many decisions to make, it makes sense to bring helping hands onto your team to assist with many of the details.