Thankful.

The penultimate month of the year is always a special one—one in which we're reminded of the wealth of gratitude we have for the people in our lives and for the Chesterfield community. The air is crisp, the leaves are changing and the year, although winding down, is as busy as ever, but we can't help but take some time…

Wildwood BBQ Bash Brings Out the Smoke and Good Cooking for Good Causes

Many shared a good time and BBQ at the Wildwood BBQ Bash Sept. 23-25, which helped raise funds for various area charities. BBQ expert, cookbook author and TV show host (Barbecue University) Steven Raichlen was also on hand to provide cooking tips and a demonstration.

The 2016 Budweiser Taste of St. Louis

This mid-September event brought food sampling, live entertainment, culinary demonstrations, a chef's competition featuring eight local chefs and family events together at the Chesterfield Amphitheater.

CBA Happy Hour at Scarecrow Restaurant

The Chesterfield Business Association hosted a networking happy hour Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Scarecrow Restaurant. CBA founders Bridget Nations, Alyson Kendall and Lynese Hoffman welcomed guests with refreshments provided by 
Shawn Mulholland of Scarecrow and Common Ground Public Relations.

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.

Naked Vine

November is a fantastic time for wine. Just ask Bryan Herr, proprietor of the Chesterfield wine, whiskey and music venue, Naked Vine. Herr’s venue features domestic wines, whiskeys and artisan cheeses. When asked about Naked Vine’s chilly weather inventory seasons Herr responded: “Do we change during the seasons? Not so much the seasons…we change all the time. We're always bringing…

EdgeWild Restaurant and Winery

The goal of EdgeWild Restaurant and Winery in Chesterfield is simple: to bring affordable fine American wines under private label and unique, elevated American cuisine to customers in St. Louis and St. Charles counties in a rustic, open site. The business is located at 550 Chesterfield Center, on the ring road around Chesterfield Mall.

Vito’s In the Valley

The Sicilian restaurant and gourmet pizzeria located at 138 Chesterfield Towne Centre. Owners Giovanni LaFata and his wife of five years, Jessica LaFata, who live in Wildwood and are parents to Luca (born Sept. 14) and Giovanni Andrea, 3, operate the facility—which opened in October 2013—in keeping with the family’s 20-year tradition in the restaurant business.

Managing the Costs of Diabetes

Managing diabetes comes with costs. From healthy eating to testing supplies to medications, working toward recommended glucose levels can add up to some big financial expenses. The American Diabetes Association estimates that medical costs attributed to diabetes care equal about $7,900 per year and that medical expenses for a person with diabetes is 2.3 times higher than a person without…

DIY – Cork Wall and Wine Box

A cork wall and wine box wall are some creative home projects for local do-it-yourselfers who can incorporate their love of vino with their fondness for home improvements. Cory Lamp, who lives in Chesterfield, is the owner of Lamp Wine Cellars in West St. Louis County. His 10-year-old firm offers custom wine cellars and wine cabinetry.