Cherokee Street business owners say they want developers to stop plans for a $2 million Dollar General store slated to replace the Hoods Discount Home Store that closed last year. The Cherokee Street Business Association held an emergency meeting Tuesday night when members heard through the grapevi ... More >>
Mayor Francis Slay says he's urging the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission to accept proposed changes that would allow Uber, a ride-sharing app like Lyft or Carmel, to go live in St. Louis. Uber's rival Lyft launched in St. Louis a week ago, despite not obtaining licensing from the taxi commission. Th ... More >>
Faring Purth's mural "Prime" sprawls across the south-facing wall of the Nebula Coworking building at the corner of Cherokee Street and Jefferson Avenue, but apparently its new neighbor across the parking lot, Family Dollar, threw a fit over an early version of the work. The problem? Just a little ... More >>
Street artist Faring Purth is adding layer upon layer to her Cherokee Street mural, causing passers-by to stop, stare, wonder and, often, snap a photo of her work-in-progress.
Faring Purth, a wandering street artist famous nationally for her hauntingly distorted portraits, landed in St. Louis weeks ago with the dream of adding a massive mural to the Lou's street art scene. But things changed when Purth found her way to Cherokee Street, an up-and-coming neighborhood for a ... More >>