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In the News: Benton Park West and Cherokee Street

Photo: 4 Hands Brewing Co.

In case you missed these gems, here are links to press articles about businesses, residents, or other mentions of Benton Park West and/or Cherokee Street.

A Prince vigil will take place Friday night at 2720 Cherokee Street by Nappy DJ Needles; Needles has an annual Prince tribute event at Blank Space (the next one is scheduled for June 11).

After three years on Cherokee Street, Revel Kitchen will close its doors on Sunday, April 24, as reported by Feast.

Mystery Spot Books, a Minneapolis-based artist publication in residency at The Luminary this spring, is looking for St. Louis-based artists/scholars for a publication seeking to explore the energy landscape of the region.

Rawstock: Afterschool Special Edition, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/21/2016

A selection of 16 mm films from the vaults of the Washington University Film & Media Archive will be featured in this teen-themed program in the “Rawstock” series.

Angelica and Simon Lusky of Revel Kitchen announced today that they will be closing their original Cherokee Street location.

If you believe pot should be legalized, you’ll want to get ready for Wednesday. St. Louis’ second annual Crawl for Cannabis will make its way through Cherokee Street tomorrow, April 20, with the march followed by an outdoor concert.

#STLStreetStyle: Kaveh Razani, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/17/2016

Cherokee Street business co-owner Kaveh Razani of Blank Space, an eclectic arts and nightclub venue, talked about his equally eclectic style and fashion perspective while hanging out on Locust Avenue.

Due to construction work starting at the Lemp Brewery, the St. Louis Swap Meet has to relocate.

Endless Planets, a vinyl record store in the basement of the Cherokee Place Business Incubator, has its grand opening Saturday at 2715 Cherokee Street.

2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center has re-launched its venue with a slew of new partners, including Blank Space’s Kaveh Razani.

“Borrowed or Sold” was recorded in just two days out of Loudhouse Studios off Cherokee Street.

On his 400th, 40 modern ways to appreciate Shakespeare, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/14/2016

17. Bard bake-off: The Undiscovered Company (a lot of these troupes have very original names) transforms buns and bread into weapons for its take on “Henry IV,” “The Great British Shake-Off.” In this case, the battle isn’t for the future of a kingdom but the future of a bakery. 7 p.m. Thursday at Whisk: A Sustainable Bakeshop, 2201 Cherokee Street.

The short version is that the 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center (seldom known as much more than 2720) has been re-launched.

S.L.U.M. Fest performers announced, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/13/2016

S.L.U.M. Fest 2016 will take place June 25 at 2720 Cherokee.

ALIVE on The Scene: Lo-Fi Cherokee 2016, ALIVE Magazine, 4/12/2016

This weekend, Lo-Fi Saint Louis stormed portions of Cherokee Street to film music videos throughout the neighborhood all day.

Qu’art, an organization dedicated to showcasing queer art in St. Louis, presents its newest exhibit, “Minority Rules,” featuring performances and visual work by queer artists of color in St. Louis.

While no redevelopment plans are imminent, the owners of the sprawling historic Lemp Brewery complex on Broadway in south St. Louis City continue to invest in the property.

4 Hands releases charity-minded City Wide beer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/07/2016

"We wanted to pick (organizations) that the light wasn't shining super bright on," Lemp says. The first project to benefit from City Wide's sales will be Love Bank Park, which is located near 4 Hands' marketing and sales office at 2831 Cherokee Street.

Mexican fare and more is coming to Cherokee Street when Mèxcla opens at 2818 Cherokee later this month.

4th City Rag used rowdy bar noise as a constant throughout the album. The Livery Co. on Cherokee, being the place where most of the band met and performed together for the first time, seemed like the perfect place to grab honest grit.

For the crafters, the makers, the designers and the artists, there’s a new space to fuel your creativity at 2900 Cherokee Street.

Just about one year after opening on Cherokee Street, Tarahumara has apparently closed.

Chef Chris Lee to open Sure Lee's on Cherokee Street, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 3/21/2016

Chef Chris Lee will open Sure Lee's, a breakfast and lunch restaurant, at 2639 Cherokee Street in Benton Park West, as St. Louis Magazine first reported.

Articles compiled by the Benton Park West Neighborhood Association.

Benton Park West Neighborhood Association

P.O. Box 18671

St. Louis, MO 63118


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