2018 Gift Guide

Looking for memorable holiday gifts to give this season? Take a look at the following suggestions from local retailers. 

Twinkle, Twinkle List

 Candlelight Stroll of Thornhill Estate, Faust Park  Start in Chesterfield by experiencing holiday season beauty at the home of Missouri’s second governor in historic Faust Park. Explore past holiday customs during self-guided strolls through festively adorned rooms with historically dressed docents in attendance.  Dec. 7:  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 8:  5 p.m. to 9 p.m. $10 per adult in…

So Long and Thanks!

Effective Nov. 4, the Humane Society of Missouri's facility in Chesterfield Valley closed.

From New Melle to Nashville

 Some call it acoustic magic.  Joe “The Biz” Bizelli, a 33-year-old singer/songwriter from New Melle, started playing open mic nights in St. Charles coffee houses and performing at a retirement home in 2003. Now he’s working with one of Tennessee’s aspiring country music artists, Cole Sitzlar.  After Joe moved to singing at bars, parties, wineries, corporate events and weddings, he eventually played…

Cozy Reads, Warm Drinks

With shorter daylight hours and colder temperatures, winter is the perfect time to snuggle under a cozy blanket with a good book and a hot drink. Unlike lighter beach reads, at this time of year readers want meatier, longer books to occupy their minds.

Holiday Entertaining and Beyond

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.

For Auld Lang Syne 

  As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And time sure has flown by this year as we can’t believe we’ve put together the final issue of Chesterfield Lifestyle in 2018! It seems like just yesterday we were sitting down to write our January letter to all of you—talking about resolutions 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

Yappy Halloween Yields Fun with Hats

Although Chesterfield's 2018 Yappy Halloween annual event got canceled due to weather, some friends of Eberwein Dog Park gathered when the sun came back out! Located at 1627 Old Baxter Road, the 2-acre dog park is members-based and open solely to Chesterfield residents. Dog tags are $30 each at City Hall. PHOTOGRAPHY BY MOLLY BARRINGER CURRAN and LYNN BARTH

Dinner + a Movie = Date Night or Family Night

 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…

See New Art Exhibit at Chesterfield City Hall

The work of four regional artists now is on display at Chesterfield City Hall and will be available through December. Cathy Carney (glass art); Jeff Kapfer (bird paintings); Neil Brown (photography); and Teresa Frazier (colored pencil drawings). Their artwork can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays.  PHOTOGRAPHY BY JULIE BROWN PATTON