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The only gourmet hot dog restaurant in the area

After being in business for 13 years through local hot dog stands, Dirty Dogz Hot Dogs is proud to have opened its own brick-and-mortar restaurant in 2017. The only specialty hot dog restaurant in the area, Dirty Dogz Hot Dogs boasts a unique menu with more than 18 styles of gourmet hot dogs that are 100-percent black Angus beef. Fresh ingredients are used in all menu items. Customers can choose a signature dog or create their own from a list of toppings. French fries, cole slaw or mustard-style potato salad are offered with meals, as well as deep-fried oreos for ...

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Hand-crafted, home-cooked meals for busy people

The Dinner Bell has perfected the art of providing fresh, mouthwatering, ready-to-cook meals that customers can assemble on site or take as To Go meals to cook at home. The business, which opened in July 2017, is led by four dedicated owners and managers – Tamara Whitfield, Justin Nepute, Jim Mauer and Executive Chef Carson Burks. The recipes, groceries, planning, prep work and clean-up are taken care of by The Dinner Bell; the fun part – assembling the recipes – is left to the customers! With ingredients laid out along with step-by-step instructions, the recipes take minimal time to make. ...

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First-class décor that doesn’t break the bank

Design on a Dime is a home décor consignment shop that brings new life to gently used furniture and home décor. From sofas, bedroom furniture and dining sets to lamps, tables and wall art, the friendly staff can help customers redecorate their homes for a fraction of the cost. “I’ve always loved to decorate, but it’s very expensive to do,” said Carrie Keipp, owner of Design on a Dime. Rather than keep buying new pieces, she thought, why not trade favorite pieces with others? This evolved into Design on a Dime. “Our décor is first-class,” said Carrie. “Nothing goes onto ...

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Where dreams come true

The Crown Luxury Resale is a luxury consignment shop located in Cottleville. The Crown, as most people refer to it, allows customers the option of trading in their items, consigning them or selling them outright. The primary focus of The Crown is to provide customers with an outlet to buy or sell authentic, high-end luxury accessories for both women and men. Everything sold is guaranteed to be 100-percent genuine or the purchase price is refunded. The store has a stringent authentication process and does not accept fake or knock-off merchandise. The Crown pays cash for gold, jewelry, coins and watches. ...

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Treat yourself to radiant, healthy skin

Cara Luter, aesthetician and skincare specialist, brings more than 22 years of experience to her practice, Cara Luter – Earth Angel Elite Spa and Salon in Cottleville. “For most people, when you say ‘I’m an aesthetician,’ they have no idea what that means,” Cara said, explaining that she is licensed to perform both invasive and non-invasive treatments targeted at the health and beautification of skin. She specializes in facials, microderm abrasion, chemical peels, dermaplaning and facial waxing – keeping her clients looking youthful and glowing. “When you have an aesthetician look at your skin, you have a trained, fine eye ...

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Special Olympics celebrates 50 years

The Special Olympics organization, founded in 1968, is celebrating its 50th anniversary of serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Missouri was founded not long after, serving those in the Show-Me State since 1971. “It’s a great organization that gives people who often get overlooked in society a chance to shine,” Amanda Castetter, Special Olympics Missouri development manager, said. The Special Olympics organization allows those with intellectual disabilities to train and compete in 21 Olympic-style sports. The organization also offers a variety of programs – such as the Young Athletes, Unified Sports®, Athlete Leadership and Healthy Athletes® programs. Athletes compete ...

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Evidence-based, expert chiropractic treatment

No one wants to live with joint pain, so when someone walks in to Dr. Kate Wagner’s office at Bone & Joint Chiropractic Center, she works to provide exceptional care and relief in a convenient and comfortable environment. “My goal is to provide efficient, personalized care to provide you with the greatest pain reduction possible and return you to full functionality in the shortest amount of time,” Dr. Wagner said. Bone & Joint Chiropractic Center uses traditional chiropractic adjustments and innovative soft tissue techniques for the treatment of neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Wagner, who is trained in most major ...

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Bridging gap between businesses and citizen leaders

Founded in 1987 to promote commerce and business-friendly legislation along the I-64 corridor, Progress 64 West continues to partner with local citizens, businesses and civic leaders to maintain a quality standard of life in St. Louis and St. Charles counties. Some of Progress 64 West’s accomplishments include promoting the Hwy. 141 extension to Olive Blvd., endorsing the replacement of the eastbound section of the Daniel Boone Bridge, providing scholarships to high school students and developing STEM initiatives through partnerships with local school districts. Progress 64 West also works to increase workforce readiness in the region through education programs with local ...

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DASH diet ranked at the top for health benefits

The DASH diet – which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension – tied for the “best overall” rating among the 38 diets reviewed and scored by the publication’s panel of health experts, and was ranked No. 1 in the “healthy eating” and “heart disease prevention” categories as well.

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New Year’s resolutions: easily made, but hardly kept

If you’ve already launched an effort to make some changes in your life in 2018, you’re definitely not alone. A survey conducted in December by online polling firm YouGov found that more than 60 percent of Americans have at least one personal goal they plan to strive for in the coming year.

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