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In the News: Benton Park West and Cherokee Street

Photo: VISTA Ramen courtesy of St. Louis 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.

This Week in Fashion: Bespoke Presents Another Designer Collaboration, ALIVE Magazine, 6/27/2016

July 1: Bespoke presents Straw Into Gold.

The Livery Company to Reopen in the Former Slo-Tom's Space, Riverfront Times, 6/27/2016

Almost five months after the Livery Company closed its doors on Cherokee Street, the beloved bar and music venue plans to reopen in the Carondelet neighborhood.

Kalbi Taco Shack opens on Cherokee Street - 5 things you don't need to know but might want to, St. Louis Business Journal, 6/24/2016

1. Kalbi Taco Shack, a new family-run eatery, has opened its doors at 2301 Cherokee St., serving tacos, burritos, quesadillas and rice bowls, among other items.

Spaceface to Perform at the Heavy Anchor June 30, ALIVE Magazine, 6/24/2016

We spent the next four days in STL exploring the city, and now going there feels like second nature. Love Seoul Taco, love hanging on Cherokee, and I think we’ve been to City Museum 2-3 times each by now.

Trend Alert: Caffe Tonic is a Crispy, Bubbly Summer Drink, Feast Magazine, 6/24/2016

Last June, The Mud House’s cold-brew tonic garnered a mention in Bon Appetit: “Think: coffee with notes of wood and barrel-aged accents.

17 Places to Get Your Mexican Food Fix in STL, ALIVE Magazine, 6/22/2016

Whether you’re in the mood for margaritas and chips or a full meal, St. Louis’ many Mexican restaurants have something for everyone.

CAT'S PICK: Scarlett's Wine Bar + Vista Ramen, Feast Magazine, 6/22/2016

Vista Ramen has opened on Cherokee Street.

Kalbi Taco Shack Now Open on Cherokee Street, Serving Asian-Mexican Fare, Feast Magazine, 6/22/2016

At a new family-run eatery on Cherokee Street, visitors will find Asian cuisine presented with a Mexican spin in a casual setting. Kalbi Taco Shack had its grand opening on June 18, serving up tacos, burritos, quesadillas, rice bowls, banh mi, Vietnamese coffee and bubble tea.

Mexcla Closes on Cherokee Street After Just One Month, Riverfront Times, 6/21/2016

If you were hoping to get your hands on one of the pambazo sandwiches at Mexcla, you're out of luck.

Arts + Culture Events: The Grooveliner Heads to MOBOT This Week, ALIVE Magazine, 6/21/2016

The 2016 St. Louis Underground Music Festival, or SLUM Fest, is this weekend at 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center.

St. Louis Trivia Hound Plays to Win on Jeopardy This Week, Riverfront Times, 6/20/2016

When Will Gilbert isn't being hounded by Alex Trebek on Jeopardy, he manages STL Style on Cherokee Street.

A Young Restauranteur 'Mixes' It Up On Cherokee Street, ALIVE Magazine, 6/20/2016

Once upon a time, there was a little restaurant run with much love and only a little cash by a hard-working entrepreneur.

Two Microbreweries Face Off, St. Louis Magazine, 6/17/2016

Earthbound and Modern Brewery are small-but-mighty forces in the St. Louis beer scene.

It's Ok to Joke About Chris Lee's New Gig, St. Louis Magazine, 6/16/2016

The versatile chef drops anchor on Cherokee Street with two new businesses—Chef's Table STL and Sure Lee's.

8 Places To See Live Music Near Downtown STL, ALIVE Magazine, 6/16/2016

Seeing live music is one of the greatest ways to experience the city, and there’s no shortage of great music and venues.

A-List 2016: Culture & Amusements, St. Louis Magazine, 6/16/2016

New Music Venue: The Blue Pearl

Art Supply Store: South City Art Supply Co

The St. Louis Swap Meet Is Heading to the Arch Grounds, Riverfront Times, 6/16/2016

Grab your crafts, instruments and food trucks — or maybe just your wallet. Cherokee Street's wildly popular swap meet is expanding to the Arch, and you're invited to join in on the fun.

Big Horns, Big Easy: Charlie Halloran's St. Louis Coming, St. Louis Magazine, 6/16/2016

Jeremy Joyce: Shuttling between New Orleans and St. Louis, the soulful folk balladeer frequently visits Cherokee while in town.

Kalbi's Taco Shack Puts a Korean Twist on Cherokee Street Classics, Riverfront Times, 6/15/2016

Kalbi Taco Shack (2301 Cherokee Street) held its soft opening Saturday, June 11, bringing Cherokee Street an altogether new combination of Korean, Mexican and bubble tea.

Arts + Culture Events: The Scene Shop To Discuss Diversity in Theater, ALIVE Magazine, 6/14/2016

The Luminary and KDHX presents “Mutual Benefit” with Florist on Friday, June 17 at The Luminary.

Sneak Peek: Kalbi's Taco Shack on Cherokee Street, St. Louis Magazine, 6/14/2016

What a concept! Korean-Mexican fusion—AND bubble tea.

eMAP Concert Series to Raise Environmental Awareness Kicks Off June 25, Riverfront Times, 6/14/2016

The eMAP kickoff will be at Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St.

The O/C: Restaurant Openings and Closings in St. Louis, Mid-June Edition, St. Louis Magazine, 6/11/2016

Melt closed June 6, but...

VISTA Ramen Brings Creative Noodles to Cherokee Street, Riverfront Times, 6/09/2016

Cherokee Street received a blast of Asian flavor last week, when VISTA Ramen (2609 Cherokee) held its grand opening after three years of preparation.

Melt Has Closed on Cherokee Street, Riverfront Times, 6/08/2016

Melt (2712 Cherokee Street), the popular breakfast diner and bar that boasted high tin ceilings, eclectic cocktails and some of the best waffles in the city, has officially closed its doors.

How David Weaver Cheated Death and Revived St. Louis' Festival Scene, Riverfront Times, 6/08/2016

Weaver sold his shares in the food festival to a partner — and immediately co-founded 2720 Cherokee, the warehouse-sized music venue and gallery space that anchors the increasingly influential art and music scene on Cherokee Street.

3 Art Openings to Visit This Weekend, Riverfront Times, 6/02/2016

Alexandria Eregbu: The Shadow on the Ground, The Luminary 2701 Cherokee St, Opens 7-10 p.m. Fri., June 3.

Eat This: Chicken Torta from La Vallesana, Sauce Magazine, 6/01/2016

The key to a great sandwich is a great sauce, and the CHICKEN TORTA at LA VALLESANA has two.

This Week's Dish: VISTA Ramen Arrive on Cherokee, Lilly's Social House Shutters, ALIVE Magazine, 5/30/2016

Cherokee Street’s newest dining destination, VISTA Ramen, opened its doors last week.

Sneak Peek: Vista Ramen Opens Monday on Cherokee Street, Feast Magazine, 5/27/2016

On Memorial Day, Cherokee Street gets a new full-service dinner destination: Vista Ramen.

Sneak Peek: VISTA Ramen Opens Monday, May 30, St. Louis Magazine, 5/26/2016

The ramen craze continues in a 36-seat shop at 2609 Cherokee Street.

50 Things You Haven't Done in St. Louis - But Should, Riverfront Times, 5/25/2016

33. Buy some unmentionables at STL Style — and mention them

39. Check out the new bar on Cherokee

Propaganda Now Open on Cherokee Street in Former Art Bar Space, Feast Magazine, 5/25/2016

At the bottom of the menu at Propaganda, owner Tatyana Telnikova inserts an important footnote: “Let it be declared from here on out: Any and all consumption of alcohol must be accompanied by reason, meaning, thought and friendship in the form of a meaningful toast. Honor the party and your comrades with every drink.”

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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