Dinner + a Movie = Family Night

With the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season right around the corner, we think now is the perfect time to slow things down a bit, surround yourself with family, and friends, and enjoy a quick and easy meal that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.

The Life of a Hometown Hero

When most people hear the name Albert Pujols, several things come to mind. He is one of Major League Baseball’s greatest players; he led the Cardinals to two World Series championships; he signed the world’s 10th-largest sports contract ($240 million) with the Los Angeles Angels before the 2012 season, leaving the St Louis Cardinals after 11 successful seasons. But according to…

How to Read More Books

Reading more books is a goal I set for myself this year. I have a habit of playing on my phone before bed, so I decided to start reading 10 pages a night.  Here are five simple tips that have helped me with this goal!

It’s Not Just About Baking—It’s About Tradition

The end of the year is all about family and tradition. For Cathy McReynolds, CEO and owner of Lacefield Music, making her orange cut-out cookies brings her back to her childhood and baking with her mother and sisters during the holidays.

Thanksgiving Confessions

 Cory Lawson Stone Soup Galleries  One year, my sweet potato casserole caught fire in the oven and came out charred black. That's when I learned putting marshmallows on sweet potatoes was like putting fuel on your casserole!  Shannon Smith Cancila Special School District of St. Louis County teacher and Marquette High School 

Thankful

As November rolls around, we’re eagerly awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day parade … 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

Midwest Vein Center and Medical Spa Launches In Chesterfield

Midwest Vein Care and Medical Spa staffers recently held an open house with giveaways, refreshments, demos and specialists addressing products, services and treatments for varicose and spider veins, skin tightening and wrinkle smoothing. Giveaway winners included Tara Loveless with a Tribella package (valued at $2,500) and Nicole Manley, who won 20 free units of Newtox and an Epionce skin care basket.

Maryville University Hockey Center Opens in Chesterfield

The Maryville University Hockey Center opened with a ribbon-cutting, facility tours, free public skating, food and games. Maryville University is the largest leaseholder of the facility, which is owned/operated by the Chesterfield Hockey Association. Additional hockey team users include Chaminade College Preparatory School, Saint Louis Priory, Marquette, Lafayette and Parkway West high schools. Photography by GiGi Wagner Photography

Time to Shine: Humane Society of Missouri

Attendees had a howling good time at the spectacular Glow in the Park Balloon Glow Dinner at the Great Forest Park Balloon Race benefiting the Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Fund. The event provided luxurious front-row seats to the Balloon Glow. Guests also enjoyed cocktails, dinner, live music and a silent auction. Photography by Mike Bizelli

Autumn Adventures

For years when a bit of a different twist is desired for November festivities, a number of interesting "Show-Me" destinations await. Consider exploring how various pockets of Missourians honor and celebrate this holiday season. 

A Special Relationship Takes Flight

Surrounding the recent Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo in Chesterfield, Her Majesty’s Government and Her Majesty’s Armed Forces spent significant time investing in building economic, diplomatic and military connections on the ground and in the sky.

Adapted Homes for Heroes

Specially adapted, one-of-a-kind smart homes to be constructed for two, regional catastrophically injured policemen were announced Sept. 11 at TAC Air in Chesterfield. The homes are made possible by actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise’s (“Lieutenant Dan” from the 1994 hit movie Forrest Gump) foundation and his Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment (RISE) program.