Thursday, February 14, 2013
For those looking for a little-something to add to a Valentine's Day gift package, or still seeking "something," following are a few creative suggestions that are available from a variety of West St. Louis County retailers.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) If anyone is still scrambling for clever and/or practical Valentine's Day gift ideas, the following local merchants likely are eager to help. Call ahead to confirm supplies before making a quick dart to any retailer over lunch hour! And simply use the hyperlinks provided to go to the Patch directory listings for quick directions. A variety of name-brand vases, pink fuzzy socks, perfumes, after-shave fragrances, tights, chevron desk accessories and other personal items can be pursued at area Tuesday Morning locations—all at 50 percent to 80 percent off retail prices: For shoppers looking for children-related Valentine's Day gifts, Tuesday Morning stores have quite a selection…
One smooch is all a second entrée will cost you on Thursday.
Thursday, February 14
Qdoba Mexican Grill is again, this Feb. 14, offering two-for-one entrées for lovers, or at least, for kissers. Customers at Qdoba restaurants across the country, and here in West County, get free food on Thursday, if they don't mind a little PDA. Qdoba has two locations in Chesterfield, one on Chesterfield Airport Road and another on Fountain Plaza Drive. The first entrées is the regular price, and the second entrée of equal or lesser value, is yours for the price of a kiss. No coupon is needed, and they say it doesn't matter who you kiss. What are you doing for Valentine's Day? Tell us by clicking on the "comments" button below.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Formerly known as the Press Box, the location was purchased by new owners purchased in January and set about transforming it from sports bar into upscale casual restaurant. The change is now largely completed.
The Press Box in Chesterfield has officially transformed into Scarecrow, complete with new signage and branding. The change started in early January when the sports bar was purchased by friends Chris Mertz and Shawn Mulholland with the intention of turning it into an upscale-casual restaurant. The business remained open as they renovated the interior and on Jan. 23, the new signs went up, signaling the transition. The menu is receiving an overhaul along with the interior. The pair brought in a new executive chief to help bring a new focus to the restaurant's fare with the goal of creating distinct menus for lunch, dinner and the bar. Small plates, steaks and high-end pizzas will be a big part of the new offerings. On Tuesday, Mulholland …
The museum is holding a special holiday event for car-loving couples.
Looking for a Valentine’s Day date that doesn’t involve dinner reservations that you forgot to make at an expensive restaurant? The Kemp Auto Museum is holding a holiday event for car-loving couples featuring tours of its “Herbie the Love Bug” exhibit. Couples who visit the museum on Valentine’s Day and pay general admission will have an opportunity to get complimentary photos inside Herbie, the Love Bug from 10-3pm. In addition, there will be guided tours for couples and families. A major facet of interpretation will be Herbie and his main love interest from the franchise, the 1976 Lancia Scorpion. Featured also are tours of automotive couplings such as Bertha Benz and Karl Benz—inventor of the museum’s Benz Patent-Motorwagen (1886) and …
Monday, February 13, 2012
What's your fave?
Here's a few things Dierbergs Market Place in Chesterfield had cooked up or set up for Valentine's Day shopping. Cake balls in shades of pinks were in the bakery. The bakery is taking orders and one of the most popular was said to be cheesecake and toppings. Heart-shaped cakes were promised as well. Other options include cookies in various shapes, or buying a cake mix in pink with confetti-like icing. Did you know you can bake two round cakes, and cut them into heart shapes, stack them up for a layer cake?
Friday, February 3, 2012
Are you into pinning? Trying to plan your Valentine's Day? We've got a board for you!
Valentine's Day can be stressful. If you're trying to plan a perfect day with your (new, long-term or on-again) sweetheart, The Chesterfield Patch is here to help! We're building a board on Pinterest: Imagine an online bulliten board where we post beautiful pictures of the best restaurants, flowers, crafts and gift ideas—all with Chesterfield in mind! So if you like "pinning" and want to see what we've been working on, check out our board, Chesterfield, MO Valentine's Day. If you don't have a Pinterest account, don't worry! You can still see the board. If you want to sign up, send Pinterest your info here and you'll wait for them to send you an invitation. And if you know of something we should add, comment below or email Lindsay.Toler@…
Friday, February 11, 2011
Also meet Missouri's newest Assistant Principal of the Year and get tips on last minute Valentine's Day gifts.
Kirkwood Pledges 20 Trees to Sunset Hills Post-Tornado The Kirkwood mayor and two urban forestry commissioners return a favor. From Sunset Hills-Crestwood Patch. 'Crazy Chemo Lady' Keeps Everyone Smiling Jodi Allen dresses up in costumes and cheers up herself and other cancer patients. From Chesterfield Patch. Bierbaum Assistant Principal Selected for State Award Jeremy Booker, currently in his second year at Bierbaum Elementary, was selected as an Assistant Principal of the Year by the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals. From Mehlville Patch. Patch Picks: Five Last Minute Valentine's Day Picks Make your sweetheart swoon with these quick, easy ideas from Maplewood-Brentwood Patch.