As you do your holiday shopping, CWE Families & Friends wants to remind you of all the wonderful gifts available right here in the neighborhood - and feel free to add others that we haven't thought of yet (think of all the gas you'll save!):
*Businesses in bold made a contribution to the CWE Families & Friends Silent Auction at the Fall Picnic, for which we are truly grateful!
Jewelry: Gretchen P, McGinty Jewelers on the Plaza, The Silver Lady
Books: Left Bank Books, Big Sleep Books
Pampered gifts for him & her: La Petit Spa, The Color Bar, Cutters & Co., Cassie's, Lemon Spalon
Entertainment: Chase Park Plaza Cinemas, Science Center Imax, Gaslight Theater / St. Louis Actors' Studio, Bob Kramer's Marionettes
To start on healthier new year's resolutions: Sante, The Boxing Gym, St. Louis Workout
Framing, flowers & fine wine: The Great Frame-Up/Relish, Pick Flowers, Bowood Farms Nursery, Brennan's Tobacco and wine
Practical gifts: Sho-Off Car Wash, Straub's gift certificates, Wolfgang's, New Market Hardware
Desserts: The Cupcakery, Gelato di Riso, Bissinger's Chocolate Bar
Taking the kids out: Pasta House, Companion Baking Co., Duff's, The Fountain on Locust, The Boathouse, Crepes Etc., Banh mi boba
Got a sitter: Sapphire Pan Asian, The Grind/Sol Lounge, West End Grill and Pub, Chi Sushi Sake, Bar Italia, Terrene, India's Rasoi, SubZero, Scape, Scottish Arms, Dressel's, Liluma, Wildflower, Herbie's
Note: The listing of restaurants in this fashion is in no way meant to establish a hard and fast rule about where children are allowed to dine - it was just a simple way of breaking up the list.
Coffee Gifts: Companion, Starbuck's, Coffee Cartel, Einstein's, Northwest Coffee, 6 North
Apparel: Mezzanine, Mary Jane's, Moris, Adriano Goldschmeid
Art & Antiques: Atrium Gallery, Shelton Davis, Third Degree Glass Factory, Rothschild Antiques, William Shearburn Gallery
And don't forget memberships to the Zoo, the History Museum, Art Museum, Forest Park Forever, and other neighborhood institutions make great gifts for kids of ALL ages!