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.
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.
Friday, January 18, 2013
White Castle restaurant's popular Valentine's Day promotion is back for 2013.
Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, and White Castle managers urge slider-craving residents to make reservations early for the popular Valentine's Day dinner at local "Love Castles," including the White Castle restaurant at 78 Hilltop Village Center Dr in Eureka. Restaurant staff promises that not only will love be in the air on Feb. 14 at White Castle, so will the aroma of the onion-grilled sliders for which White Castle is known. See previous article from a Valentine's Day series: Dine at the Castle Valentine's Day dinner attendees will be treated to table-side service. The restaurant will feature themed decorations throughout. Cravers in the St. Louis region can call 314-535-7430 ext. 11 from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday …
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Eureka and Wildwood nail spas offer gift certificates for Valentine's Day presents.
It’s time for that last-minute shopping for Valentine’s Day. Eureka-Wildwood Patch has combined a listing of Eureka and Wildwood Nail Spas offering gift certificates. SoHo Nails and Spa, located one block away from Interstate 44 at 233 E. 5th St. in Eureka, is offering a variety of gift certificates to be used for in-store services, such as manicures and pedicures. The gift certificate can be filled out with any dollar amount, however, store manager Kenny Ho typically suggests the $30 gift certificate, which pays for the basic manicure and pedicure. For more information about SoHo Nails & Spa, call 636-587-7646. Eureka Nails, at Legends Parkway in Eureka, offers manicures and pedicures. Their prices range from $10 for a manicure, $20 …
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Wildwood business owner, Chris Curran, offers Valentine's Day gift ideas for every member of the family.
The Eureka-Wildwood Patch “Countdown to Valentine’s Day” stands at three more shopping days. Have the special gifts been purchased for your loved ones? What about the adorable, lovable family pet? One Lucky Mutt, in Wildwood, has the perfect surprise for the four-legged loved ones in your home: canine Valentine's treats. The decorated treats sell for $1.49 per treat. A free Valentine's bandanna is given to customers when they use the One Lucky Mutt’s Self-Serve Dog Wash. Chris Curran, owner of One Lucky Mutt, is also owner of Happy Go Lucky Outfitters, the store next door to One Lucky Mutt. Curran said Happy Go Lucky Outfitters is also ready for the Valentine’s Day season. They are selling Valentine's T-shirts, caps, mugs and pajamas…
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.
The Eureka-Wildwood Patch "Countdown to Valentine's Day" continues with sweet gift ideas from Celebrating Life Cake Boutique.
With only four shopping days before Valentine’s Day celebrations begin, Eureka-Wildwood Patch has a sweet gift suggestion for your loved ones: cookies and cakes from the Celebrating Life Cake Boutique. Located in Wildwood, Celebrating Life Cake Boutique has created several delicious ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts. They have a latte mug, decorated for Valentine’s Day, containing five, decorated heart-shaped sugar cookies on sticks. This item sells for $19.95. For only a few cents more at $20.95, they sell a very popular red, heart-shaped box full of 16 assorted cake bon bons. The cake flavors range from vanilla, chocolate, chocolate raspberry and red velvet. Sue Thrasher, owner of Celebrating Life Cake Boutique, said red velvet cakes …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Planning on a movie to celebrate Cupid's Day? Try the Marquee Suites at B & B Theatres in Wildwood.
On the weekend before Valentine's Day, many couples plan a date night that includes going to the movies. Eureka-Wildwood Patch suggests trying the new marquee suites at B & B Theatres in Wildwood. Special movie suites are accessed from a separate entrance, set apart from the remaining auditoriums of the theater, and are limited to movie goers who are 21 years and older. The suites have a separate lobby, concession stand, and luxurious, leather, reclining, stadium seats with nearby granite tabletops. The concession stand for the suites is unique in that house and premium wines and liquors are served, along with a selection of menu items from Table Three, a next-door Wildwood restaurant. Paul Farnsworth, manager of B & B Theatres, said the…
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Begin Valentine's Day celebrations this week with a wine tasting and chocolate fountain at Wines of Wildwood.
Begin celebrating Valentine’s Day early with Wines of Wildwood and their "Chocolate Fountain Open House" this Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cost of the event is $10 and covers the chocolate desserts and a wine sampling of 15 to 20 wines. While enjoying the Open House, customers also can shop among a wide variety of gift baskets, ice buckets and Bissinger’s chocolates. Wines of Wildwood has created several special Valentine’s Day gift baskets, containing champagnes, wines, and Bissinger’s chocolates. The smaller gift baskets are priced at $30. As the size of the gift basket increases, the price increases. Ice buckets are also popular at Wines of Wildwood. Store Manager Michelle Rowe said a typical ice bucket gift would include a …
Monday, February 7, 2011
Wool Gatherings in the Wallach House in Eureka offers ideas for knitting and crocheting your way into their hearts on Valentine's Day.
The Eureka-Wildwood Patch "Countdown to Valentine's Day" series starts the second week of February at Day 8, and recommends a gift from Wool Gatherings in the Wallach House, centrally located in Eureka. If a special loved one has a talent for knitting or crocheting, or would like to learn the craft of knitting or crocheting, Lisa Dieckhause, co-owner of Wool Gatherings, suggests a gift certificate. Certificates can cover the cost of a class about knitting or crocheting, or they can cover the cost of yarn supplies, said Dieckhause. "We have a lot of new, light-weight spring yarn in-stock right now," said Dieckhause. She also suggests knitting and crocheting gift ideas for the crafter to make and give to that special someone. Wool …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
As our countdown to Valentine's Day continues with Day 9, Eureka-Wildwood Patch suggests a romantic dinner with your sweetheart at Michelle's Cafe' in historic Eureka.
When planning a romantic dinner out with your sweetheart, consider Michelle’s Café in historic old town Eureka. Eureka-Wildwood Patch spoke with Michelle Johnson, co-owner of Michelle’s Café, about their plans to celebrate this upcoming romantic holiday. This Saturday, Feb. 12, will be a special evening at Michelle’s Café, said Johnson. We are planning a five-course meal starting with a choice between Parmesan artichoke hearts and grilled scallops with chipotle sauce. The soup of the evening will be butternut squash, and will be followed by a variation of the house salad, which includes strawberries. Guests will have two entrees from which to choose when it comes time for the main course. Michelle’s Café will serve beef tenderloin with…