Trick or Treat on Cherokee Street

Posted by Anne McCullough on October 28, 2015 | Leave a Comment




The City of St. Louis is soliciting comments on its draft 2016 Annual Action Plan, which includes annual priorities for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs.

Public Hearing Notice/Public Comment Period

The Community Development Administration (CDA) will conduct a public hearing onOctober 29, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at 1520 Market - Suite 2000, St. Louis, MO 63103. The purpose of this hearing is to solicit public comments and answer questions pertaining to the draft 2016 Annual Action Plan.

Documents Available for Review

Cherokee Neighborhoods’ Happy Hour

Posted by Anne McCullough on October 19, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Cherokee Neighborhoods’ Happy Hour
Thursday, October 22
Byrd & Barrel, 3422 Jefferson Ave

If you haven’t checked out Byrd & Barrel yet, here’s your chance. Join us for the last Cherokee Neighborhoods Happy Hour of 2015.

Come out and meet neighbors from Benton Park Neighborhood AssociationBenton Park West NeighborhoodGravois Park, and theMarine Villa Neighborhood of Saint Louis, Missouri. Support a local business at the same time

Halloween Event Sponsor

Posted by David Godbout on October 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

If you are a business owner in the CSBA district and would like to participate in the upcoming Cherokee Street​ Halloween Trick or Treat event but find it financially challenging to provide the necessary candy,​ would like to sponsor a business by providing candy for the business to distribute.

If you or someone you know might be interested, contact me at

CSBA October Agenda
CSBA BOD October Meeting Minutes
CSBA September Meeting Minutes
CSBA September BOD Meeting Minutes

CSSBD Vacant Lot RFO


Please email anne if you have any changes to or anything you would like to add to the agenda before 1pm, tomorrow October  15th.

Anne McCullough
Cherokee Street Liaison

The Luminary October Updates + Events

Posted by Anne McCullough on October 13, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Throughout October, The Luminary has an active schedule of events, with weekly workshops extending the exhibitions currently on view, a discussion on adjunct arts positions in conjunction with our micro-granting initiative, The Slush Fund, and concerts with Widowspeak and Helado Negro coming up later this week. They also have a number of opportunities available, including one studio opening up for a local artist or curator and volunteer opportunities for fall programs.

Exhibitions + Workshops

Abernathy Parade
Tori Abernathy, Proposal for a Perpetual Parade

CSBA BOD Meeting October 8,11am @ Nebula

Posted by Anne McCullough on October 6, 2015 | Leave a Comment

CSBA BOD Meeting 10.8.15 Agenda


1.) CID, signature process, property owner list review
2.) Indian Base
3.) Insurance Update
4.) CSBA Bank Account Update
5.) CSBA Elections

BPW Trunk or Treat

Posted by Anne McCullough on October 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

Trunk or Treat Flyer (2015)

Host Your Holiday Party at The Luminary

Posted by Anne McCullough on October 1, 2015 | Leave a Comment


The Luminary offers a unique and expansive space for your holiday party in the vibrant Cherokee Street neighborhood. Combining historic architecture dating back to the early 1900′s with a newly redesigned contemporary art gallery, the space is ideal for creating a special holiday party of any size for your office, family, or friends. 

Event rentals include access to over 5,000 square feet of space, venue quality sound system, chairs, tables, and more. Bar service, reserved parking, and other amenities are also available on request. 

The Cherokee Station Special Business District Board of Directors is requesting offers from parties interested in purchasing any of the three district-owned vacant lots located at 2836 Cherokee Street, 2647 Cherokee Street and 3415-3417 Iowa. Individuals, not- for-profits and business entities are invited to participate in this initiative to return these lots to private ownership for future development.  Please refer to the Request for Offer (RFO) more more information. 






Guardian Angel Settlement Association is looking for Volunteers

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 28, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Volunteers Angel Boutique Flier

Angel Boutique Grand Opening

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 28, 2015 | Leave a Comment


What’s Brewing? Series @ Gravois Park

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment


October 8, 2015 // Gravois Park
What’s Brewing? Series

Exploring Issues, Opportunities & Connections for St. Louis Area Neighborhoods

Why have some St. Louis communities begun to emerge from decline while others have remained stagnant or continued to decline? What strategies and strengths have made the difference?

Join us for a series of breakfast conversations to explore Emerging Neighborhoods: What Explains Neighborhood Success. Each session will focus on a different emerging neighborhood and include:

Background analysis by Dr. Todd Swanstrom of UMSL

A panel discussion featuring stakeholders who have played a key role in the community’s development

Taste of Benton Park & Other Festivities

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 21, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Saturday, October 3 * 10am to 6pm * Benton Park (the Park)
Calling all chalk artists! Come decorate the sidewalks of Benton Park! Artist registration is morning of. It is $20 for adults and you receive a new box of quality artist chalk. Spaces are available for children also for $1 and they are provided with chalk pieces! Even if you aren’t artistic, come check out these beautiful creations!

This week & upcoming @ Fort Gondo

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 21, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Visit us at the 2nd annual St. Louis Small Press Expo this Saturday!We will be presenting new artist zines by:Lyndon Barrois Jr., Lauren Cardenas, Rex Elliot, Paul Legault & Edo Rosenblith, Philip Mathews & David Johnson, Emmeline Solomon, Sopearb Touch, and Maria Xia alongside our existing archive of zines, poetry broadsides and gondo publication series books.

St. Louis Small Press Expo Kick-Off Party
Friday, September 24, 7-10 PM
beverly (3155 Cherokee Street)

St. Louis Small Press Expo
Saturday, September 25, 11 AM – 5 PM
St. Louis Public Library’s Central Branch


Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 21, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Saturday, November 7th 12pm – 7pm

In its fourth year, the Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl will offer the best of St. Louis’ local jazz and blues in the cool bars, cafes, and shops that make up one of America’s most unique streets. This free, open-to-the-public event is one of the most beloved traditions of the annual Nevermore Jazz Ball & St. Louis Swing Dance Festival. Save the date and stay tuned for band and venue line-up!

City of Night St. Louis is a grassroots, multi-disciplinary arts event with themes of art, history, culture and sustainability. It will feature in/outdoor art and installations on display; live performance in the form of sound art, theater, and dance; workshops; vendors;live art; and more.

We are working hard to create an event that is open and welcoming to all. Including, but not limited to: Artists and Vendors (to connect and create crossover/ audience share), and the general public of all ages/ gender/ sexual orientation/ religious affiliation/ race/ families/ youth.

CSBA Meeting Thursday, September 17th @ Nebula

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 14, 2015 | Leave a Comment

CSBA Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30pm. All business owners, residents, property owners, and anyone with an interest in Cherokee are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Information about the Cherokee Street CID will be provided during this CSBA Meeting.

Free Beer + Civic Engagement + Community

Alive Magazine Well Crafted @ The Luminary

Posted by Anne McCullough on September 10, 2015 | Leave a Comment

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Join ALIVE Magazine on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 for Well Crafted, a carefully curated experience for the refined St. Louisan. The event will take place at The Luminary on Cherokee Street as part of St. Louis Design Week. Experience interactive programming throughout the space, opportunities to meet the makers of well-crafted, local goods in person and the premiere of the latest Spotlight Series film! Attendees will enjoy beer sampling and a whiskey flight, with delicious bites from local restaurants.

Entry is free, but guests must RSVP to be guaranteed entry.

Ticket link
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    “Known for its antique shops, kitschy-cool vintage stores and art galleries, Cherokee Street has always been a local gem. But now this artsy area is burgeoning into a neighborhood with the making of the next “it” spot.”
    by Sheniqua Faulkner Alive Magazine

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