Monday, December 31, 2012
We're gunna party like it's 1999 in 2013!
Happy New Year's Eve! If you're looking to party likes it's 1999, check out these year-end bashes. If you want to stay close to home... Joujin' Spirits with Style is holding their 4th annual New Year's Eve Bash, featuring the Younger Brothers band starting at 8:30 p.m. Call (314) 845-3060 for reservations. Helen Fitzgerald's will have a champagne midnight toast, drink and shot specials and live music by Metal Studz. Tickets are $70. Crash next door with hotel packages at the Days Inn. Mile 277 Tap & Grill is bringing in Dance Floor Riot to play your favorite Top 40 hits, and an artist will be painting on canvas for attendence prizes. Tickets are $10 from 7 p.m. to close. If you're celebrating with a family... First Night in Grand Center …
If you could make a New Year's resolution for Mehlville and Oakville, what would it be?
More than 45 percent of Americans make a resolution every year, according to statisticbrain.com. Some people vow to live a healthier lifestyle, others promise to spend more time with family, and many say they will try to save money. As millions of Americans make resolutions to improve their lives, what could we do right here in Mehlville and Oakville to make it an even better place to live? Maybe improving our schools is your most important issue. The Mehlville School District is bringing two big changes to our public schools: a new auditorium at Mehlville High School and tennis courts at Bernard Middle School. An Oakville High School senior wrote a letter to the community asking for changes to security procedures at his school. What do …
The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a rate increase request by Ameren UE that will add $10 to the average bill. Laclede Gas is also asking the commission to let it raise rates on its customers.
Running all those electric devices in your home is set to become more expensive when the New Year rolls around. The Missouri Public Service Commission has given its approval to a rate increase request by Ameren Missouri that will add about $10 a month to the average electric bill, starting Jan. 2. The $260 million rate increase for the utility's approximately 1.2 million Missouri customers was approved by the Missouri Public Service Commission on Dec. 12, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. The actual rise in your monthly bill will be dependent on your usage. The rate approved by the commission is actually less than the $376 million Ameren requested last February. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the company said the …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Beginners often have difficulty adhering to exercise due to sheer confusion. Trendy fitness is out. Classic, scientific based training is in.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
Choosing the appropriate sparkling wine for New Year's Eve can make you dizzy before the first sip. Here's a handy guide to the intoxicating world of bubbles on a budget.
The pop of the Champagne cork is as much a part of the New Year’s Eve soundtrack as "Auld Lang Syne" and fireworks. The tiny, tickling bubbles evoke celebratory moods. With so many sparkling wines to choose from, picking the best bottle can be daunting. Prices for sparkling wine range from less than $10 to more than $500 per bottle. Keep in mind that while you usually get what you pay for, there are some great options for those of us on a budget. Get ready for New Years at these local stores: Large “negociant” champagne houses that purchase much of their fruit, such as Veuve Clicquot, Bollinger, Roederer, Taittinger, Perrier Jouet and Nicolas Feuillatte, dominate the market. However, in the last decade or so, Champagne from small growers …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Ring in the new year with your little one in safety and comfort. Check out our five kid-friendly events.