Chesterfield http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Chesterfield Arts To Cease Operations In August http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chesterfield-arts-cease-operations-august <p></p><p>In August, Chesterfield Arts will stop day-to-day operations because of a shortage in funds.</p><p>The non-profit organization works to promote art education and public art in West St. Louis County.</p><p>This year the nonprofit faced declining revenue. In addition, they were forced to move. The organization was notified in the fall of 2013 that they would have to relocate by June of this year.</p><p>Chesterfield Arts Board President Mary Brown said&nbsp; they were unable to find a new permanent home.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:55:16 +0000 Emanuele Berry 38241 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chesterfield Arts To Cease Operations In August Chesterfield Mayor's Secession Talk Raises Eyebrows — And Faces Long, Long Odds http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chesterfield-mayors-secession-talk-raises-eyebrows-and-faces-long-long-odds <p><strong>(Updated on Wednesday at 4 p.m.)</strong></p><p>The mayor of Chesterfield is sticking by his threat for his city to secede from St. Louis County, contending that his city is fed up with a lack of progress on changing the county’s sales tax distribution system.&nbsp;</p><p>But St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley has dismissed the threat, calling Chesterfield Mayor Bob Nation’s comments “over the top.”</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 09:41:12 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 35911 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chesterfield Mayor's Secession Talk Raises Eyebrows — And Faces Long, Long Odds This Is Chesterfield: "Bedroom" Community Experiences Business Boom http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chesterfield-bedroom-community-experiences-business-boom <p>Chesterfield received plenty of attention recently <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-st-louisans-weigh-relocating-summer-events-chesterfield" target="_blank">when it snagged two high-profile festivals away from the city of St. Louis</a>. But the hubbub over the Taste of St. Louis and Bluesweek’s exodus may be part of a larger story.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:22:04 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 35103 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org This Is Chesterfield: "Bedroom" Community Experiences Business Boom Metro St. Louisans Weigh In On Relocating Summer Events to Chesterfield http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-st-louisans-weigh-relocating-summer-events-chesterfield <p>The St. Louis Bluesweek Festival and the Budweiser Taste of St. Louis are on the move, and people throughout the metro area have been quick to share their reactions.</p><p><a href="http://tastestl.com/" target="_blank">Taste of St. Louis</a> and <a href="http://www.bluesweek.com/festival-info/" target="_blank">Bluesweek</a> left many regulars reeling after organizers announced that this year both will be held in Central Park and the Chesterfield amphitheater.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:50:21 +0000 Linda Lockhart 34299 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Metro St. Louisans Weigh In On Relocating Summer Events to Chesterfield Remembering The Great Flood Of 1993: From Chesterfield To Valmeyer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/remembering-great-flood-1993-chesterfield-valmeyer <p>In the summer of 1993, flood waters from the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers broke levee after levee in the St. Louis region, covering large swathes of land, destroying property, disrupting lives and creating hazardous conditions.</p><p>The flood reshaped lives and communities in the St. Louis area and across the Midwest and it continues to inform decisions and spark comparisons today, with many in St. Louis holding gripping memories of walls of water, submerged propane tanks and floating coffins. Yet twenty years later, a generation is coming of age with vague or no recollection of it.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:58:13 +0000 Camille Phillips 29434 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Remembering The Great Flood Of 1993: From Chesterfield To Valmeyer First Of Two New Chesterfield Outlet Malls Opens For Business http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/first-two-new-chesterfield-outlet-malls-opens-business <p><strong>Updated to correct name of second outlet.</strong></p><p>The <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chesterfield-dreams-exploring-citys-capacity-retail">outlet mall battle</a> in the Chesterfield Valley is officially underway.</p><p>Thousands were on hand this morning as Taubman Prestige Outlets opened for business - about three weeks ahead of its rival, St. Louis Premium Outlets.</p><p>It's the first St. Louis venture for Michigan-based Taubman Properties, and while the mall is introducing a number of new retailers to the area, there are some duplicates with Premium.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:15:54 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 28763 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org First Of Two New Chesterfield Outlet Malls Opens For Business Ground Broken On New Boone Bridge http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ground-broken-new-boone-bridge <p>Ground was broken Thursday on the new Daniel Boone Bridge just west of Chesterfield.</p><p>The $111 million project will replace a 75-year-old span over the Missouri River and link St. Louis and St. Charles Counties.</p><p>MoDOT District Engineer Ed Hassinger says the bridge is the final project to make I-64 a true, interstate-quality, highway.</p><p>“We’re thrilled today to start on the project,”&nbsp;Hassinger says. “The design is about 90 percent complete and you’re going to see people starting work on the ground this month. The plan is that we’ll have the new bridge open in 2014.”</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 22:04:15 +0000 Adam Allington 7991 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ground Broken On New Boone Bridge Chesterfield of Dreams? Exploring a city's capacity for retail http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chesterfield-dreams-exploring-citys-capacity-retail <p>Two outlet malls are racing to build in what some say is one of the most valuable retail areas in America --&nbsp;the Chesterfield Valley. If both are built, the companies would compete with each other, the Chesterfield Commons strip mall&nbsp;and the nearby Chesterfield Mall, risking financial failure.</p><p>Sydney Miller examines what it is about the Chesterfield region that makes it so attractive.</p><p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:45:19 +0000 Sydney Miller 4329 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chesterfield of Dreams? Exploring a city's capacity for retail Second outlet mall begins construction in Chesterfield Valley http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/second-outlet-mall-begins-construction-chesterfield-valley <p>The Chesterfield Valley could see two new outlet malls by next fall. Taubman Prestige Outlets began construction today, just <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/construction-begins-new-outlet-mall-chesterfield">two weeks after St. Louis Premium Outlets broke ground on its project</a> less than a mile away. Prestige Outlet Malls broke ground across highway 40 from the Chesterfield Commons and construction on St. Louis Premium Outlets is occurring near the Daniel Boone Bridge.<br /> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:23:44 +0000 Sydney Miller 4185 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Second outlet mall begins construction in Chesterfield Valley Construction begins on new outlet mall in Chesterfield http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/construction-begins-new-outlet-mall-chesterfield <p>Area officials and representatives from Simon Property Group and Woodmont Outlets got their hands dirty this morning, breaking ground on the new St. Louis Premium Outlet Mall in Chesterfield Valley.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:43:09 +0000 Sydney Miller 4105 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Construction begins on new outlet mall in Chesterfield