Frank Viverito is trying to bring back another Final Four to St. Louis. But the stakes have changed: The event transcends sports. The city of Dallas estimates that they will have an economic impact of $276 million at its Final Four this year.
Just like blooms peeking through the soil and baby bunnies taking their first hops, parties and gatherings are a sure sign of spring. From simple baby and bridal showers to large weddings and bar mitzvahs, these tips and ideas from local party planners will make your spring soiree breezy and refreshing.
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A good wedding planner can ensure that your event is everything you dreamed it would be—while saving your sanity in the process by calculating a budget, negotiating with vendors, planning schedules and averting dozens of potential disasters you might never even be aware of. These days, planners are more creative than ever, bringing personal visions to life and creating a day that is not only unforgettable but truly one-of-a-kind.
Every detail—from the invitation return address label to the post-celebration honeymoon suite—has been accounted for, but how are you going to get to your wedding? Those stilettos were barely made for walking, let alone hitchhiking.
The Date— November 3, 2012
Spring is coming, a perfect time for a party to celebrate a holiday, special occasion or simply the arrival of warmer weather! These local party planners share ideas and tips for the perfect spring soiree.
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The Date – June 18, 2011
When fickle March segues into the cruel days of April, and you just have to have some spring, I can think of nothing better than a car trip to the Deep South, preferably via the Natchez Trace Parkway.
• Enjoy peach samples from local farmers, as well as peach-related treats, at the Kirkwood Farmers’ Market Peach Festival Saturday, July 12. The Peach Pie Contest begins at noon. Amateur bakers can enter pies, which must be made from peaches purchased at the Kirkwood Farmer’s Market. Download contest forms at www.kirkwoodjunction.com. The festival goes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Senior residences and elegant interiors aren’t always found together, but they are in downtown Clayton, where Clayton On the Park is being transformed into a Sunrise senior living building. Conrad Properties, which owns the hotel, was collaborating with Sunrise to develop a new Clayton site, and the two decided on Clayton On the Park. We spoke with executive director Stacy Tew-Lovasz to hear about the exciting transformation.