In the News: Benton Park West and Cherokee Street


Photo: St. Louis Community Credit Union courtesy of nextSTL/Grice Group Architects

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.

St. Louis Artists Set to Release Song in Support of Black Lives Matter, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 9/16/2016

Song and video release rally for "Now!" is Thursday, September 22 at 7 pm at Yaquis on Cherokee.

The 8 Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: September 16 to 18, Riverfront Times, 9/16/2016

FarFetched Brave New World Showcase 7 p.m., $10. The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee Street

Mariscos el Gato Now Open on Cherokee Street, Serving Mexican Seafood, Feast Magazine, 9/13/2016

At the recently opened Mariscos El Gato, South City gets a taste of Mexican cuisine in a style previously unseen on Cherokee Street.

Bryd & Barrel and Start Bar to Host Video Game-Inspired Dinner, Feast Magazine, 9/12/2016

No, that's not something you dreamed the other night. It's the fun arrangement you'll find laid on the 50-person table at the beginning of Byrd & Barrel's video game-inspired dinner at Start Bar on Mon., Sept. 19.

St. Louis Community Credit Union Building New Branch in Benton Park West, nextSTL, 9/07/216

St. Louis Community Credit Union has broken ground on a new branch in the city’s Benton Park West neighborhood at the corner of Gravois and Oregon Avenues (2830 Gravois).

The Coolest Places to Eat: From dishes to decor, these 4 restaurants are chic, Sauce Magazine, 9/07/2016

Vista Ramen: Dark, cozy and patterned tile-clad, the carefully cultivated mood is exactly right in this 34-seat temple of cool.

St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: August 2016, Riverfront Times, 9/01/2016

Openings: Mariscos el Gato, 2818 Cherokee Street, Cherokee District

New and Notable: Vista Ramen, Sauce Magazine, 9/01/2016

The night of a heat advisory probably wasn’t the best time for hot soup, but there I was, uncontrollably slurping my way through a big bowl of steaming broth and noodles at chef Chris Bork’s hotly anticipated first restaurant, Vista Ramen.

For St. Louis' DIY Music Community, a DIY Effort to Create a Safer Space, Riverfront Times, 8/31/2016

Sunday, August 14 saw Cherokee Street's Foam Coffee & Beer packed to the gills. The people here on this night had gathered to talk about sexual abuse in St. Louis' music scene.

August's Ins, Outs, and Almosts, St. Louis Magazine, 8/31/2016

Restaurant openings, closings, and "coming soons" in metro St. Louis for August 2016.

Inspired by 'Shoegate,' Susan Bennet Photographed 39 St. Louis Women - Not Their Shoes, Riverfront Times, 8/31/2016

With her friend Kaylen Wissinger, who owns Whisk: A Sustainable Bakeshop, Bennet hatched a plan.

Thrillist Likes Us, They Really Like Us - But They Still Get St. Louis a Bit Wrong, Riverfront Times, 8/25/2016

My mother-in-law, who grew up in south St. Louis, remembers taking the streetcar down to Cherokee Street to go shopping.

Mariscos el Gato Is Offering Delicious Nayarit-Style Seafood on Cherokee Street, Riverfront Times, 8/25/2016

Trying to get information about the newest Mexican restaurant to open on Cherokee Street is not easy, especially if you're the kind of person who only remembers a few rusty phrases from high school Spanish class.

Rising Star: Sarrita Hunn Embraces Many Roles in the Art World, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/25/2016

Sarrita Hunn is an artist for whom the term “interdisciplinary” is a good fit.

Spotlight: Byrd & Barrel, Feast Magazine, 8/22/2016

Byrd & Barrel has quickly gained the hearts and stomachs of St. Louis fried-chicken lovers in its first year of operation.

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping in St. Louis, St. Louis Magazine, 8/18/2016

South City is full of unexpected surprises. Need proof? Head to Cherokee Street’s Antique Row, where you’ll find heirloom shops and furniture stops.