Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Personalized with the name of the graduate and the school right on top.
Baskin-Robbins in Ladue at 9842 Clayton Rd. will be happy to make up the graduation ice cream cake, personalized with the graduate's name and school right on the top. Just give them a couple of days to get it done. These scrumptious cakes range in price from $33.95 to $36.95 and will feed a whole party. Always a fun place to stop by for a treat, head to Baskin-Robbins in Ladue to recognize your graduate in a very "cool" way.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
No college bound student would want to miss out on personalized belts; logo items; books and all.
The Sign of the Arrow at 9740 Clayton Rd. has everything one could hope for, for the graduate on your list. And almost everything sold is personalized to boot. Better yet, the profits from your purchase help support countless non-profit agencies and projects in the Metro area. So stop and by and browse to your hearts content.The Sign of the Arrow is the perfect place to shop for that special graduation gift. And to think, Graduation 2013 is less than a month away. Tomorrow, the graduation dinner just has to be topped off with a scrumptious ice cream cake from Baskin-Robbins in Ladue.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Lou Cella and investors turning Busch's Grove into an indoor upscale boutique mall with construction underway.
The shuttered Busch’s Grove location finally will get a whole new look. In a major feature just out in Town & Style Magazine, Southwestern Enterprise’s Inc. owner Lou Cella indicated that Ladue will be getting its first-ever indoor mall. This development will be known as The Shops at Clay Price Corner. The reconfigured design will be 14,000 square feet, occupied by upscale boutiques. Cella and his investors held out for years trying to bring an upscale restaurant to the abandoned Busch’s Grove location. IlBellago of Creve Coeur took a shot at this location, as did EdgeWild of Chesterfield. Rumors were that Tony’s, a 5-star restaurant in downtown St. Louis was interested too? All of those deals fell through for one reason or another. The …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
This is a club for stay-at-home moms & their kids to break up the daily routine & isolation.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Baer
Saturday, April 20
Stay-at-home-moms have something very much in common. The experience of raising their children at home can be isolating at times. Out of that problem came a solution. That is International MOMS Club. Sharon Parks, a 36 year-old stay-at-home mom with two children still under the ages of 5 is developing a chapter for St. Louis County. Already, there are MOMS Clubs within the city limits of St. Louis; Kirkwood, St. Charles and West County (beyond I-270). This Olivette resident, who moved from Indianapolis a couple of months ago is organizing the following cities for her group: Olivette, Ladue, University City, Clayton, Richmond Heights, Brentwood, Rock Hill, Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, Maplewood, Town & Country and Creve Coeur. Her goal is …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Everything from math to football to volleyball, baseball and more.
Ladue elementary, middle and high school students have a variety of choices for camping experiences in town this summer. Here’s what families can take advantage of: Here is a link to register for these camps. Kid’s Camp Ladue Three sessions: June 3-14; June 17-28 and July 1-12 (no camp July 4). At Ladue Middle School This is for children entering grades 1-6. Registration for kids camp Ladue Summer Fitness/Weight Training For students entering 6-12th grade. June 3 through July 19, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday $60 for all six weeks. Location Ladue Senior High. Dockery & Anderson Basketball Camp Coaches Cord Dockery and Chad Anderson teach future players how to have fun while improving their court skills. Open to girls and boys entering …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Nancy Spewak takes over for the retiring Anthony Bommarito
Nancy Spewak, alderwoman will be sworn in as the mayor of Ladue this afternoon at 4 p.m. She will take the gavel from retiring mayor Anthony "Tony" Bommarito who just completed his two-year term. A former alderman, he decided not to seek re-election this year. The city will officially recognize Bommarito for his lengthy service. Spewak is the owner of Property Enhancements, LLC which specializes in residential interior design and home staging. She has served on the Ladue City Council for four terms (8 years). She is the 11th mayor since Ladue was founded, the 4th female in that succession. In a Zoning & Planning matter, Community School, 900 Lay road is seeking a special use permit to add a two-story addition to their school building. A …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Imagine how good the guys can look, showered, shaved and all cleaned up and in a tuxedo?
Do you think a guy ever waited until the last 12 hours before a prom to rent a tuxedo? It could have happened figures Ryan Schwomeyer, manager of Stallone's Formal Wear in Ladue. "We are in business to accommodate everyone. We take care of everyone," he said. Candace and Phillip Stallone are third-generation owners of this well established formal wear chain of stores in St. Louis. Stores are in Ladue, Chesterfield, Maryland Heights, Sunset Hills and new in O'Fallon, MO. More photos on the Ladue-Frontenac Facebook page. Stallone's was founded as a tailor shop on Delmar, east of skinker avenue in 1899. Since then, young men from local schools Burroughs, MICDS, Ladue, Clayton, University City, Chaminade and others are being measured and …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Jimmy Lemkemeier, sophomore recognized by Build-A-Bear Workshop program.
Thursday, April 11
Information provided by Build-a-Bear Workshop Jimmy Lemkemeier, a 16-year-old sophomore at John Burroughs has been named a semifinalist in the 2013 search for Build-A-Bear Workshop® Huggable Heroes®. Jimmy is among 80 young social entrepreneurs being recognized for helping make their community and the world a better place. Lemkemeier founded Village in Need, a nonprofit organization that supplies goods to children in developing countries. He collected used sports team uniforms from local schools and shipped them to relief organizations in Ecuador, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Haiti, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. To date, he has collected and delivered more than 3,000 items. In addition to recognizing the Huggable Heroes, Build-…
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Second store for boutique specialties is now open as fhe Colonial MarketPlace winds down construction.
Mystery of the Universe: how did Ivy Hill boutique get its name? Good question. Let’s go to the source, Hillary Olk Dutcher, the owner. Nina Engelsmann manager of the new location at 8835 Ladue Rd in the newly-rebuilt Colonial MarketPlace in Ladue wasn’t sure. So she jumped onto the phone and called her boss at home. Seems that Dutcher just gave birth to her second child, a baby girl Alex late last week. For one, people call Hillary “Hill,” hence the Hill part of the name. Secondly, she likes the name Ivy. She always thought it was pretty and classic. And she used to live in Boston and is very fond of Beacon Hill. Hence you have the name “Ivy Hill.” Dutcher started her first boutique in Columbus, OH and opened up her first store four …
Bright, colorful fun outfits galore at this Lilly Pulitzer Inspired store. Perfect for prom, graduation and all the seasonal events.
Emblazoned on the front window in gilded letters at Pink Magnolia boutique in Ladue are the words “Life is a party, dress like it.” Prom, graduation and other festive events are just around the corner. The girls from Ladue, MICDS, Burroughs, Villa Duchesne and St. Joseph’s Academy are selecting those perfect items as the count down to May is on. Prom and graduation 2013 promises to be better and brighter than ever. More prom and graduation dresses on the Ladue-Frontenac Facebook page. Dress to impress could be another credo for the Lilly Pulitzer styled ensembles at Pink Magnolia. Try these on for size. A Lilly “DiDi” dress, multi colored pansy print full length with splits down the side and generous amounts of border embroidering. This $…