Saturday, November 24, 2012
A local, home-based entrepreneur offers affordable stocking stuffers for high school/college girl with school colors or cheering moms in the stands; also fun scarves to wear as coordinators or even for next holiday, while keeping warm.
Shannon Smith Cancila was inspired to start her business called Scarves by Shan from her Pinterest hobby of finding easy crafts, activities and recipes. "I only looked at them (Pinterest ideas) and saved them to a virtual board…that is until, I watched a link for a video that demonstrated how very easy it is to re-purpose T-shirts into beautiful, fun accessories," she told Patch. Because T-shirts are so soft, casual and comfortable, Cancila said it makes sense to lean them more to casual events, such as supporting sports team games or events—hence the school color choices for her products and their popularity. She produces three styles of scarves: "I never thought that having a business that I can do from home, and smile the entire time …
SHOP SMALL TODAY: Drop by Wines of Wildwood on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. to leverage Small Business Saturday.
Wines of Wildwood owners Karl and Cheri Hagnauer are eager to participate in the third annual Small Business Saturday initiated by American Express. They have several wines on sale, also carry Bissinger chocolate and offer free gift wrapping. As an extra bonus for Saturday's national business observation, American Express cardholders can register to receive a $25 rebate when they "shop small" on Nov. 24.
Monday, November 19, 2012
This West St. Louis County store is the fourth St. Louis area location for Appliance Discounters.
Appliance Discounters opened its fourth St. Louis location this month off Manchester Road in Ballwin. Located at 15425 Manchester Rd., the store sits in Ballwin Plaza. Owners Denise Bradley and Tony Slyman are brother and sister. They've been in business for three-and-a-half years in the St. Louis area. A ribbon cutting was held last week to officially welcome the store to West County. This new location is in addition to the company's Webster Groves, St. Charles and Arnold locations. Bradley tells Patch this new location is close to their homes and a strategic move. "We were kind of at every area in St. Louis and we felt like we had to come out here," Bradley said. "We just wanted to be out here because it's the right geographic area." The…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A Llywelyn's Pub under way in Wildwood Town Center gained approval to serve liquor Tuesday evening. Now the opening is expected in early February.
A public hearing was conducted at Tuesday night's Wildwood city council meeting regarding granting permission to the owners of Llywelyn's Pub to serve liquor by the drink. Click here to sign up for the free Eureka-Wildwood Patch newsletter to keep up with developments of this new restaurant. Wildwood city clerk Lynne Greene-Beldner presented all the necessary documentation, indicating the pub's license application had approval from both the city's Planning and Zoning Commissioners and the St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct representatives. The liquor license was approved by council members. Council member Jim Kranz, Ward 7, asked about the expected space of the new location, which will be 2490 Taylor Road. Llywelyn'…
Monday, November 5, 2012
Dierberg’s shopping plaza in Wildwood is slated to offer a new restaurant, touting an Irish-American menu, by the beginning of January.
Llywelyn’s Pub will be opening in Wildwood, according to the restaurant's Facebook page. The newest location will be in Wildwood Town Center/Dierberg’s shopping plaza. The Wildwood location will join five other pubs within the regional franchise located in the Central West End, Soulard, St. Charles, Webster Groves and O’Fallon, MO. There is also a franchise in Kansas City. The newest Llywelyn’s will offer 6,400 square feet of space to kick back with a pint of beer and play darts, or enjoy pub fare with family and friends, according to Sauce Magazine. There will be a game room and banquet space, as well as a 3,200-square-foot patio, complete with an outdoor bar. The architectural renderings of the Wildwood pub accompany this article. The …