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Hometown Business Profiles
After nine years of being in a co-op, in 2013 Vic Mastis and Michele Wells opened Green Door art gallery in Old Webster, a close-knit community that supports the arts.
Approaching its third anniversary in Kirkwood, the resurrected Great Harvest Bread Co. is catching the attention of health-conscious consumers who embrace the "clean foods" way of eating.
After 63 years in business, Laurie's Shoes is still providing fine-quality men's, women's and children's footwear, arch supports and accessories.
With two locations, Reineke Decorating Centers Inc. strives to give its customers the best products and advice to get their projects finished right!
More than 26 years ago, Kit Whittington was the primary caregiver for her grandmother, who had been diagnosed with cancer.
Since forming his electric service company in 2004, Tom Streib has continued to evolve his business.
"When it comes to any remodeling project, the people living inside the space always come first," according to Amie Riggs Swarts, co-owner of Kirkwood's Riggs Construction & Design.
In business since 1980, Summa Jewelers has been at its "new" location, a beautifully restored historic building in downtown Kirkwood, since 2000.
For preppy, coastal and active apparel for men and women, Fun in the Sun is the place.
Customers typically describe Kirkwood's newest book store, StLBooks, as friendly and cozy and "like a little Parisian bookstore," "an English book shop" and "a bookstore you might find in New York."
The Initial Design, the monogramming boutique that opened in Old Webster in 2003, is now owned and operated by Tammy Husman and Wendy Heersink.
Whether shopping for a single window treatment, redecorating an entire house or seeking the solution to a complex design challenge, Show Me Blinds & Shutters in Kirkwood, a gallery store for the Hunter-Douglas brand, can help.
Does an elder family member or friend need a little help to stay in their home? You can place your trust in Martha's Hands.
For over 35 years, Bachmann Construction has defined fine living in everything we do.
Back in 1985, Paul Schaefer and his wife, Debbie, opened Kirkwood Plumbing (first called Schaefer Services) at their roll-top desk in their Kirkwood home.
Tony and Sophia Raskin have become known for their unique jewelry and jewelry and watch repairs since opening Sophia's Jewelry Studio in 2003. The couple moved the shop to Kirkwood in 2012.
With more and more small pharmacies being bought out by big chains, Greentree Pharmacy in Kirkwood is bucking the trend.
At the suggestion of my uncle, Mr. Gus Lamar, former resident and teacher at Webster Groves High School, we started our practice in Webster Groves.
Sugar Magnolia Boutique, Webster Groves' specialty lingerie and bra shop, features custom-fit bras and offers loungewear, intimates, bridal, burlesque and maternity lingerie, as well as hosiery, jewelry, soaps and candles.
Dr. Michelle McReynolds just completed her third year in business as West County Vision Center, and she couldn't be happier.
Kuhn Construction Co. Inc. is celebrating its 34th year of residential and commercial remodeling in 2014.
Blazing Star Cleaning is not just a residential cleaning company. It is a "green clean" company, which uses environmentally safe products and methods.
Generations of satisfied customers can tell you: a plumbing company doesn't stay in business for 85 years unless it's doing quality work.
The family-owned Fischer Window and Door store provides premium products from the American manufacturer Marvin Windows and Doors.
Individuals can experience relaxation and more at Body Temple Healing Arts, which features massage and related modalities.
The Family Dental Practice of Matthew F. Strohmeyer D.D.S. has grown since its April 2006 opening in Brentwood.
Hearing Health Care Inc. has been providing audiology services and selling hearing aids and listening devices since 1998.
Lighting Associates Inc. recently celebrated its 30th year in the business of representing manufacturers of all types of lighting and lighting controls for commercial, industrial, residential and theatrical customers.
The owner of the Best Home Furnishings showroom in South Towne Square not only takes pride in his business, he takes pride in his country.
For Realtor John Jackson, his business is all about community.
Watson Pointe Dental is celebrating 103 years in practice, continuing the family traditions started three generations ago.
National Kitchen and Bath (NKB) has been anchored in Webster Groves for 34 years, since its founding in 1980.
Certified Financial PlannerTM Steve Erken, founder and principal of Maxele Advisors, LLC, easily spells out his philosophy: "When you call, we are here. When you want something done, we get it done. Have questions or needs regarding any financial issue? We can help."
Since 1989, Consolidated Design & Construction Group has been in the "dream fulfillment" business.
A lot has changed since James Carlton got into the insurance business in 2008, including the start up of his own firm, the James Carlton State Farm agency in 2011.
Webster Groves Orthodontics has been brightening smiles in an 1870 house at 24 S. Gore Ave. for almost 81 years.