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Fri, 08/29/2014 - 5:02pm
FRIDAY BPW REAL ESTATE LISTINGS Check out these for-sale properties in Benton Park West!  Be sure to share this with friends, family, or anyone interested in investing in our neighborhood.  Thank you!   FEATURED LISTINGS 3219 Iowa Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63118 3 beds, 3.5 bath, 2,907 square feet - $310,000 LRA PROPERTY: 2821 Texas Ave Single family, 2,006 square […] 0

First Annual “CHER on CHER-O-KEE Street” featuring Steven Andrade as Cher

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:50pm
“CHER” (Steven Andrade) will be at Casa Loma on Sat. Sept. 6th. Come early and enjoy all the fun on Cherokee Street before the show. Dress as CHER and SONNY and be a part of our World Setting Attempt to be in the book of World’s Records! Be a part of the 300+ CHER look-a-likes. Group photo […] 0

Fort Gondo poetry, Fall 2014

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:44pm
                                          the fort gondo poetry series is pleased to present its Fall 2014 readings:September 19: Adam Clay Ada Limon Philip Matthews October 17: Alex Dimitrov Dorothea Lasky November 14: Corina Copp Karla Kelsey All readings take place on Fridays, begin […] 0

Benton Park Classic & 5K

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:20pm
Monday, September 1  Watch the cyclists whiz by through the streets of our neighborhood after runners in their finest 80′s attire test out the course. BPNA will have food and drink available for purchase in the park. Food provided by Jax Cafe and Bogarts. Be sure to check out the schedule of events & parking restrictions associated with the course […] 0

Artist sign-up for the 10th annual Venice Cafe Street Art Sale

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:03pm
10th Annual Venice Cafe Street Art Sale Noon-8pm Saturday September 6th Artists should  be there to set-up from 10-11 am. It is free to the first 30 artists to sign-up, but we are asking crafters/artists to donate a small piece for the silent auction, if they can, but not required. 100% of auction proceeds go […] 0


Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:39am
Reminder: The CSBA Meeting, is this Thursday, AUGUST 21, 5:30pm @ Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson. HAVE ANY SPECIFIC QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADDRESS WITH THE 3RD DISTRICT?  PLEASE NOTE: 3rd District representatives & Captain Warnecke will be available at 5:00pm before the CSBA meeting to discuss any specific crime related incidents with members of the business association. August Agenda […] 0

Cherokee Neighborhoods Happy Hour

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:03pm
Wednesday Day, August 20 6:00 to 8:00pm Venice Cafe Benton Park is hosting the Cherokee Neighborhoods Happy Hour this Month. In a new joint effort with Marine Villa Neighborhood of Saint Louis, Missouri, Benton Park West Neighborhood, Gravois Park, St. Louis andBenton Park Neighborhood Association to celebrate our prosper-ing shared border of Cherokee street, we are establishing a monthly Happy […] 0


Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:23am
September 4 — Conditional Use Hearing, 8:30 a.m., Room 208, City Hall There are 11 items on the agenda – the first 8 are “Home Occupancy Waivers”, #9 is for a coffee shop in Ward 7, in Tower Grove East. #10: AO-514931-14, Ward 20, 3740 Marine, St. Louis Language Immersion School (School), Zoning B – […] 0

Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs, SLATE Missouri Career Center, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:23am
August 28 – Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs, SLATE Missouri Career Center, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Entrepreneurs’ Business and Legal Assistance Program will be presenting a number of Legal Clinics for Entrepreneurs in the coming months.  The first will be held on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 1 – 3 p.m.  Space is limited and appointments are necessary.  Please […] 0

Benton Park 5K September 1 @ 9am

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:37pm
The Reclaiming the 80′s Benton Park 5K is back by popular demand. In conjunction with Big Shark, the Benton Park 5K will be taking place the morning of the Benton Park Classic, immediately before the bike races. The new course will be 2 Laps of the Benton Park Classic Race Course. Registration opens at 7:30am […] 0

Healthy Corner Stores Go International

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:55pm
The Healthy Corner Store (HCS) Project in St. Louis hit a new milestone with the inclusion of its first Hispanic store. El Torito Supermercado on Cherokee Street joins Shaw Market, Manchester Market and Regal III as a healthy corner store. When it comes to health, one of the goals of the Healthy Corner Store Project […] 0

Bud Light Volunteer @ Benton Park West Community Garden This Saturday, Aug. 9 * 9am-2pm

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:49pm
Are you #UpForWhatever? Join BPNA, fellow neighbors, STL Brightside, and Bud Light to help make Benton Park & Benton Park West more beautiful this Saturday, August 9 from 9am-2pm. Meet at Benton Park. Volunteers will be digging, planting, mulching and creating a beautiful monarch butterfly garden, creating a stencil art mural along Benton Park West and painting […] 0

Bike Shorts: Film and Art About Bikes

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:41pm
Join Trailnet for a night of art, bikes, and booze– celebrate expressions of what bikes mean to St. Louis, the future, and YOU. Enjoy mini-documentaries featuring St. Louis bike commuters of note, hear locally renowned artists and entrepreneurs discuss their bike-themed work, and how to pedal our way to a better city. Film subjects and […] 0

The Revisionist Inn presents Three Shades: Bringing Classical Theatre Back to Cherokee Street

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:36pm
When Paul Fernandes first took the plunge into the rehabilitation of the three old houses that comprise the current geography of The Revisionist Inn, he was struck with the idea that the landscape of the back building and yard could be transformed into a miniature outdoor Elizabethan theatre.  This summer’s three short plays attempt to recreate […] 0


Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:18pm
Community-based arts education programs can have a significant and positive impact on participating youth—and on overall community development This Friday, August 8th, from 11am to 4pm, Blank Space will host a day-long exhibition of visual, performance, and healing arts, presented to the youth of the Cherokee Street neighborhood by some of St. Louis’ most noted […] 0


Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:03pm
Art, Music, Food, Discounts, Buskers, Shopping, Entertainment, Dancing, and CHEROKEE STREET! Join us for this free monthly showcase of Cherokee during the evening hours. Galleries, retailers, restaurants, and bars offer art, music, and discounts from 5 – 10pm. Explore Cherokee Street, pick up dinner, do some shopping and grab a drink! This free event occurs […] 0


Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:16am
  The next St. Louis Sheriff’s Land Tax Sale is Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 am in the lobby of the Civil Courts Building (10 N Tucker Blvd).  For more information, please visit the City’s site:   REGISTER TODAY! The Civil Rights Enforcement Agency (CREA) is hosting a fair housing conference on September 5, 2014 at the Sheraton Downtown Hotel.  […] 0

Fiesta on Cherokee: Informational Happy Hour- THIS FRIDAY

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:40pm
All Cherokee Street Businesses are cordially invited to attend an information session about  ”Fiesta on Cherokee”, previously known as the Mexican Independence Festival to happen on Sept. 13-14, 2014 from 11am to 10pm. – We will be giving information about the coordination efforts, entertainment, and participation options.  We would love for you to join us! […] 0

Marine Villa Neighborhood Association meeting reminder: TONIGHT!

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:17am
Just a reminder, tonight is the Marine Villa Neighborhood Association meeting at Irish Corner Pub (corner of Cherokee and Lemp). The Chippewa Broadway Business Association hosts a happy hour at 6pm and MVNA business begins at 7pm. Jeffrey Boyd will be present to discuss his candidacy for license collector. Mandy Mankin will be present to […] 0

Keep America Beautiful Volunteer Event

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:38am
Saturday, August 9, 2014 9:00AM-2:00PM Benton Park/Benton Park West, Arsenal & Jefferson Volunteers will be digging, planting, mulching and creating a beautiful monarch butterfly garden, creating a stencil art mural along Benton Park West and painting fire hydrants. Volunteers will receive a Bud Light T-shirt, sandwich from Luvy Duvy’s and beer. This event is a […] 0