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30 years of experience in West County

When it comes to a local specialist in Ford makes and models, Ed Cabanas with Suntrup Ford in Westport has been sharing his skills and expertise with residents of West St. Louis County for more than three decades, and currently serves as Suntrup Ford’s internet sales manager. Ed previously worked with Bo Beuckman Quality Ford, located in Ellisville. “I started in the business in 1988,” Ed said. “I spent a short amount of time with General Motors at a Chevy store and Cadillac store, but mostly I trained on Ford. I have so much faith and belief in the products, ...

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Where tradition never goes out of style

Food traditions and service make and maintain a restaurant’s success. Such is the success story of Spiro’s at Chesterfield, whose location on Woods Mill Road has remained consistent for over 40 years and where it has continued to deliver a family restaurant heritage defined by quality dining experiences. “Lots of people have driven by but didn’t stop, but when they do, we have them,” said Tim Karagiannis, whose father, Harry, established the landmark eatery as one of the area’s premier destinations for traditional gourmet preparations superbly served in relaxed elegance. Spiro’s’ dishes are classically prepared and use the freshest, highest ...

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ENT Now, walk-in care for ear, nose and throat problems

For those experiencing discomfort from ear, nose and throat problems, ENT Now may be the perfect solution. Sound Health Services is the largest ENT doctor, audiology, speech pathology and allergy practice with 16 locations in the St. Louis Metro area, including its quick-access medical care for ear, nose and throat needs called ENT Now. ENT Now is conveniently located in Des Peres, south of Manchester Road, and is staffed by a team of ENT specialists that includes ENT physicians, nurse practitioners, allergists and audiologists. “ENT Now has the specialized equipment that even urgent care won’t have to deal with certain ...

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Weight loss with an individual touch

Slim180 Weight Loss Centers offer an effective approach to weight loss that, for more than 35 years, has been helping people lose weight. The program utilizes easy-to-follow meal plans and a proprietary supplementation, with no counting of calories, fat grams or carbohydrates. All programs are personalized for each client and includes one-on-one counseling to help each client succeed.  Unlike many weight loss programs, Slim180 has a comprehensive program, meaning it’s not just about weight loss – it’s a lifestyle change.  The clients leave their program with knowledge of healthy and nutritious eating habits, endless support and accountability from the Slim180 ...

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Summer registration opening soon

Dancers of all ages and skill levels can find their niche at Saint Louis Ballet School. On Feb. 4, registration opens for the school’s summer programs. Administrator Tanya Strautmann, who danced professionally with Saint Louis Ballet for 16 years, says ballet develops lifelong skills. “Ballet teaches you discipline, focus, and is a great form of exercise,” Tanya said. Because Saint Louis Ballet School is the educational branch of Saint Louis Ballet, students are learning from those professionals as well as guest teachers. Tanya says summer classes are highly encouraged in order to stay sharp. “It’s a muscle development and skill ...

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Buying ‘as-is’ homes and properties since 1999

Robang Properties, LLC prides itself on being a local, family-owned, general contracting company that has been buying “as-is” homes and properties since 1999. Robang Properties Owner Michael Robinson said the company was started as a way to help families in the Greater St. Louis area who are faced with foreclosure or unwanted properties. Perhaps a homeowner needs to sell their home in a short amount of time, or perhaps they are looking to get a home that needs excessive repairs off their hands. Robinson said Robang Properties buys houses regardless of their condition. Whether it be fire damage, water damage, ...

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Bringing family together for food since 1969

When it comes to serving up generous portions with even bigger smiles, the two locations Rich & Charlie’s and Rich and Charlie’s Pizza aim to please. Rich & Charlie’s Italian Restaurant, located in Town & Country, is a family owned and operated hub for hand-crafted Italian cuisine. Family operated since 1967 and with four locations, the restaurant’s dedication to fresh, high-quality ingredients, generous portions and hands-on service have literally kept customers coming back for generations. “I’ve seen babies born, and as they grow up, they keep coming in as adults,” owner Chuck Pozzo said, who has been with the restaurant ...

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Premier Martial Arts opens location in Wildwood

The renown, nationwide martial arts school Premier Martial Arts recently opened its second Missouri location on Taylor Road in Wildwood. Premier Martial Arts Owner Brett Thomason, a world champion in the sport, has dedicated his life’s work to “empowering lives through martial arts.” “As a child, I started in martial arts because of the popularity of TV shows like the Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers, but stayed because of the fun I had,” Thomason said. “I started teaching my own classes at 15 and really found my passion.” During high school and college, Thomason competed throughout the country and, when ...

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Over a quarter-century of quality work

Is 2019 the year you decide to upgrade the appearance of your home? If it is, then look to Penick Construction Co. Bill Penick, owner, has been in business in the St. Louis area for 28 years. If a referral is needed, just ask. Bill can provide thousands of referrals from satisfied customers in the West St. Louis County area alone. One could be your neighbor! Eureka resident Gayle says, “This is the most professional group of people we have ever dealt with! The detail in his quality presentation and quote is continued in the execution of his precision work.” ...

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Helping you navigate a better future

Choosing the right attorney to assist in navigating the complex issues related to estate planning, long-term care planning and special needs planning is crucial, and will lead to a better future for you and your loved ones. Quinn Estate & Elder Law, LLC is the right choice. The firm provides services such as Estate Planning, Elder Law, Long-Term Care Planning, Medicaid Planning and Benefits, VA Planning and Benefits, Special Needs Planning, Asset Protection and more. The firm also provides a free eldercare assistance program, ElderCareAdvisors, available to families for guidance on VA and Medicaid Benefits, community options and other resources ...

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