On a brick building across the street from Yaquis — the restaurant whose owner hosted multiple street parties this year featuring giant Trump piñatas, which were torn apart by gleeful children — someone has set up a projector that splashes CNN's election coverage for public viewing.
The head of the Federal Transit Administration on Tuesday toured neighborhoods where a proposed Northside-Southside MetroLink expansion would run, a top priority of Mayor Francis Slay as his tenure winds to a close.
Cherokee Street denizens now have a new place to drink and dine. The B-Side opened last week in the building previously occupied by Los Punk, providing the latest hub for nightlife in the neighborhood.
Local filmmaker Bill Streeter began filming St. Louis Brews two years ago, and since then he's discovered something about the film: "This could have easily been a 5-hour, Ken Burns-style documentary," he says with a laugh.
By next year, youth busted for municipal ordinance violations in two south city neighborhoods — Gravois Park and Benton Park West — may have the opportunity to face justice in something called a Time Bank Youth Court.
Chris Bork, the executive chef and co-owner of Vista Ramen (2609 Cherokee Street; 314-797-8250), grew up loving food made by his New Orleans native parents and enjoyed the rush of his first gigs cooking on a line.
The presence of a piano in a home can do a lot for a family. It can act as a symbol of cohesion, a reminder of shared family history, and perhaps most importantly, a physical constant: A piano will always be there if someone wants to sit down and just play.