Vista Ramen (2609 Cherokee Street, 314-797-8250). When the much-ballyhooed chef Chris Bork announced he was going to open a ramen restaurant with Jeremy and Casey Miller, owners of the Mud House, people scratched their heads.
The story of how Fedaa Alsadeq decided to open a restaurant is a familiar one. At first. Alsadeq loves to cook the food of her native country, and she loves introducing her native country’s cuisine to her American friends.
Here’s a mini-scoop: Shoppers tasted sweet samples of house-made Mexican ice cream on Saturday, when the Taco & Ice Cream Joint (2738 Cherokee) handed out mini-cups of mango, mint chocolate chip, and blue-and-pink swirled bubble gum ice cream.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson and Alderman Ken Ortmann announced plans to install new security cameras in the 9th Ward in south St. Louis. The 20 cameras and 16 license plate readers will be tied into the police department's Real Time Crime Center.
Louis, the son of William Lemp Sr. and Julia Feickert, traveled to Germany to learn from the brewing experts. While he was there, he wrote a treatise that incorporated knowledge of the industry's latest advancements.
Alderman Cara Spencer is complaining that her ward has no surveillance cameras that some other wards have obtained partly through public-private partnerships ("Who gets security?" March 19). She bemoans the fact that there is a business district in her ward on Cherokee Street, but no community improvement district.
Envisioned as a respite from the social upheaval of St. Louis, Blank Space at 2847 Cherokee is turning five with a growth spurt, celebrating with a weekend party featuring DJs and live music March 24-25, 2017.
Cherokee Street is an impromptu arts district that houses innumerable entrepreneurs, artists, writers, creators, small business owners, entrepreneurs and visionaries. Its stunning architectural beauty and history is the stuff of legend.
Artist and educator Pacia Anderson's life revolves around the arts — from her friends to her work life and projects with civic leaders. “There’s so much overlap between arts and policy, just when I wake up in the morning,” she said.
"I'm a big fan of Cherokee Street," said Doyle, who penned a guide to St. Louis neighborhoods. "It's kind of the gritty, hipster kid meets Latin American bodegas and sweet shops meets longtime African American residential base scene. There's so much energy there, and if I were arriving in town again at age 25 that's probably where I'd be based."
One of Cherokee Street’s tiniest storefronts has a new tenant. Teatopia opened on Mon., Jan. 30, filling the narrow 300-square-foot space previously occupied by the Little Dipper (which is now located down the street inside the Fortune Teller Bar).
Late last week, alt-country champions Son Volt premiered a new track through the Wall Street Journal from the band's forthcoming album Notes of Blue. The track is called "Cherokee St.," and is inspired by the south St. Louis roadway of the same name.