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September Cherokee Neighborhoods Happy Hour

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:46pm
Benton Park West 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 and Benton Park Neighborhood Association to celebrate our prosper-ing shared border of Cherokee street, we are establishing a monthly Happy Hour. These […] 0

Fiesta on Cherokee

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 1:41am
Fiesta on Cherokee is a celebration of all cultures on Cherokee Street with Mexican Flavor. Saturday September 13th and Sunday 14th, 11am to 10pm both days. Live music, dancing, kid’s activities, authentic food and drink! The festival will bring the local Mexican and Mexican-American communities together as they celebrate the rich heritage, history and culture […] 0

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, District 3 Weed & Seed Graduated Neighborhoods & Community Outreach Meeting

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:50pm
September 11, 2014 AGENDA 6:30 p.m. Graduated Weed & Seed Meeting Welcome Remarks -Neighborhood Representative 6:35 p.m. Break into 15 Neighborhood Groups with District Officers New Problem Properties & Calls for Service District Three Detective Bureau- 7:00 p.m. Community Outreach Mtg. Begins: District Three Community Outreach– Pledge of Allegiance- Introduction of Attendees 7:05 p.m. Crime […] 0


Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:46pm
Hosted by the St. Louis Independent Business Alliance (An affiliate of the American Independent Business Alliance) Thursday, September 25 at 5:00 PM Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave St Louis, MO 63143   Learn about this new member-driven, consumer-focused organization and discover how we may grow St. Louis’ locally owned and operated business community! Special Charter […] 0

Party of Pestalozzi

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:40am
This Saturday — and just for you, we have arranged for 70 degree weather. Brazilian culture mixed with The Venice Cafe’s Street Festival – what more could you ask for? 0


Tue, 09/02/2014 - 1:30pm
THE ST LOUIS LEAGUE OF INDEPENDENT WORKSPACES IS FORMED TO PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS THE ST LOUIS REGION A launch party sponsored by the Schlafly Tap Room on September 11 is open to the public. For more information contact: Cara Spencer 314-­‐632-­‐6488 (ST. LOUIS / Sept. 2, 2014) The benefits of coworking is soon to […] 0

Dollar General Conditional Use Hearing this Thursday, CSBA, MVNA, BPNA & BPWNA are opposed to development

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:47am
Dollar General Conditional Use Hearing Thursday, September 4th 8:30am City Hall A 2 million dollar proposal for a Dollar General store within the CSBA boundaries has been submitted by a developer looking to purchase the former Hoods property at 3300 Jefferson.  This is a the largest development within the CSBA boundaries in decades. The Cherokee […] 0


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