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In the News: Benton Park West and Cherokee Street

Photo: Earthbound Brewery courtesy of Sauce Magazine

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.

Cherokee Street and The Grove once again join forces to present IndiHop 2016. IndiHop is a unique event showcasing two of St. Louis’ most eclectic neighborhoods.

Midsummer Night's Pubcrawl, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 5/19/2016

In January, a new St. Louis theater troupe debuted with “The Weir,” a drama set in an Irish pub that it staged at two pubs here. This is what Cocktails and Curtain Calls is all about.

The independent yet collaborative spirit, DIY ethos, and emphasis on craft of St. Louis' brewing culture fits nicely with the vibe of the festival's hosting neighborhoods.

3. IndiHop 2016

Extra Sauce: In case you missed it... Sauce Magazine, 5/14/2016

2. Co-owners Travis Parfait and Melton will open a new Sister Cities Cajun & BBQ location by Aug.

3. The Earthbound Beer team is currently renovating a 150-year-old former brewery space into a tasting room and brewery worthy of its history.

May 14: New York-based Shmaltz Brewing is releasing its new barrel-aged beer Bock Bock on Cherokee Street this Saturday. Kicking off at 1pm, follow Shmaltz Brewing’s Jeff Doerr as he heads down Cherokee starting at Byrd & Barrel with a special hot sauce made with the signature beer.

Extra Sauce: Underground at Earthbound, Sauce Magazine, 5/12/2016

One hundred and fifty years after beer fermented at a stockhouse at 2724 Cherokee St., Earthbound Beer is preparing to brew its singular suds in the same space.

The Tug Collective will be in residence at The Luminary from May 14 -20, presenting a series of workshops, a pop-up exhibition and a taco encampment.

At a new restaurant on Cherokee Street, patrons can find everything from authentic Mexican dishes such as tacos, pambazos and huaraches to a few not-so-traditional items like fried rice, gyros and doner kebabs.

Parfait and Melton hope to open the new Sister Cities location by Aug. 1, and in the meantime they’re popping up on Cherokee Street for lunches and dinners.

May 10: E(r)go: A Pop-Up Art Show Opening 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center is hosting a pop-up art show opening event tonight from 7-10pm featuring new work from 22 artists, including Calvary Fisher, Shane Rossi, Marvin Yee, Katie Yun, Jun Bae, Dante Migone, Moya Shpuntoff and Callaway Fox.

This Thursday, May 12, celebrate Kitchen Kulture’ last pop-up lunch at Sump Coffee before the big move to the former Pint Size Bakery spot.

Pablo Quezada is the chef/owner of Mexcla (2818 Cherokee Street), which opened last week in the spot that previously held Tarahumara and, before that, Siete Luminarias.

Cherokee Street is becoming a hot place to set up shop in the St .Louis area. Many local businesses and restaurants now call the street their home.

On Saturday, between 40­–50,000 people will descend on Cherokee Street, attending the annual Cinco de Mayo street festival.

This weekend, Tatyana Telnikova plans to open a new bar in the heart of Cherokee Street.

Having a Burning Bourbon Question? Ask a Bourbon Expert! Do314: What To Do in St. Louis, 4/30/2016

Featuring John Joern, Owner, The Whiskey Ring

In anticipation of Cinco De Mayo, St. Louis restaurateur and artist Francis Rodriguez will unveil a giant Donald Trump piñata at his Yaquis Pizza and Wine Bar (2728 Cherokee) tomorrow at 7 p.m.

When Victoria Cates moved to St. Louis from New York last year, her plan was to launch a fashion business using her embroidery skills — her first great adventure.

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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