Downtown St. Louis Partnership

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Occupy St. Louis Accuses Mayor of Kowtowing to Corporations

    OccupySTL has some grievances for Mayor Slay.​Three days after St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay issued and edict demanding that those involved in Occupy St. Louis vacate Kiener Plaza, the "occupiers" issued their own message to City Hall. In a statement yesterday sent to media outlets, OccupySTL accus ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    FoodWire: Farmers' Market in Downtown St. Louis Is a Go

    ​A reliable source tells Gut Check that the Downtown St. Louis Partnership will soon announce the debut of a farmers' market.Per our previous report, the market will be held Thursday afternoons from 4 - 7 p.m. between May and October. Farmers will set up stands on the Old Post Office Plaza. P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Poll Results: Support for Downtown Farmers' Market

    Last week, I asked for your reaction to the news that the Downtown St. Louis Partnership has asked Tower Grove Farmers' Market founder Patrick Horine to help develop a new farmers' market for downtown. The results of our highly unscientific poll:​As you can see, "Yes! I would shop there as often a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Poll: Would You Shop at a Downtown Farmers' Market?

    Yesterday, Kristen Hinman posted the news that the Downtown St. Louis Partnership has asked Patrick Horine of Tower Grove Farmers' Market, Local Harvest Grocery and Local Harvest Café & Catering to help organize a new farmers' market downtown.The item has already prompted several comments both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    FoodWire: Downtown Farmers' Market May Bow This Summer

    ​The Downtown St. Louis Partnership is hungry for a farmers' market and has asked Patrick Horine to organize and operate it. Horine founded the Tower Grove Farmers' Market and is a co-owner of Local Harvest Grocery and Local Harvest Café & Catering in Tower Grove South.Plans call for the mark ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    Coming Soon: Mizu Sushi Bar

    Photo: Ian Froeb Gut Check has showered so much bad news on the Loft District and downtown lately (see: the apparent deaths of Red and Dolce') that I'm glad to bring news of something new. Opening at 1013 Washington Avenue will be Mizu Sushi Bar. I first reported on Mizu in this post almost exactl ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    Restaurant Tidbit: Bridge & Tunnel Pizza

    We first mentioned Bridge & Tunnel Pizza in March of last year. It was one of the restaurants touted by the Downtown St. Louis Partnership to open in 2007. Of those, some did open (Simply Fondue, the chain Irish pub Tigin); at least one (Franco Latino) fell through. It looks like we can add Bridge ... More >>

  • News

    July 18, 2007

    Road Warrior

    The rides been bumpy, but Pete Rahn has made quite an impression since taking over at the reins at the Missouri Department of Transportation.

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007

    Washington Avenue: Men Plan...

    photo: Ian Froeb 1511 Washington Avenue Continuing our look at the new Washington Avenue Loft District restaurants trumpeted by the Downtown St. Louis Partnership earlier this year: The building at 1511 Washington Avenue, was supposed to house Franco Latino, the first St. Louis outpost f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2007

    Small Plates: Tuesday, 6/12

    photo: Ian Froeb Finally, fondue. Sorry for the late start this week. Yesterday involved staff meetings. Several hours of them. Speaking of late starts, Simply Fondue has finally opened at 1629 Locust Avenue. No word yet on days or hours. I called over there and got a recorded message. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    Small Plates: Friday, 3/16 Downtown St. Louis is about to get a new restaurant or seven. Want to open a restaurant downtown? You might have to stand in line. The Downtown St. Louis Partnership recently announced that seven new restaurants will open downtown in the coming months, the fruits of the grou ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2006

    Paint It Black

    Downtown's movers and shakers can't wait for St. Louis Centre's overhaul

  • Music

    August 24, 2005

    When the Levee Breaks

    Why didn't Live at the Levee make a big 'Splash?

  • News

    May 4, 2005


    Downtown real estate speculator David Jump goes for the jugular when he smells blood. Who the hell is this guy?

  • News

    January 19, 2005

    Lost Downtown

    Amid the lofty renaissance, the hardcore of the urban core

  • News

    December 22, 2004

    Balling Half the Night

    Downtown life gets a new soundtrack

  • News

    July 7, 2004

    Party Down

    Tangerine. Lo. The Chocolate Bar. All of them brought to you by the genius of Blake Brokaw. All of them dead. The king of St. Louis nightlife reveals his dark side.

  • News

    August 6, 2003

    You Don't Know Dick

    St. Louisans, take some civic pride in Nelly-sanctioned model searches, fire-loving artists, Vespa-ridin' cops and one really underwhelming presidential campaign

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2003

    Putting the Art Back in Party

    ACT ONE plays on Washington Avenue

  • News

    August 28, 2002


    Downtown Memphis is already where downtown St. Louis hopes to go

  • News

    August 14, 2002

    Timed Out

    When the downtown safari corps demanded back pay, the Downtown Partnership told them to turn in their helmets

  • News

    March 27, 2002

    The Way We Were

    Week of March 27, 2002

  • News

    December 12, 2001

    Baron Rothschild

    He can turn bricks into gold, junk into antiques, disasters into opportunities. But Pete Rothschild just can't transform his reputation.

  • News

    August 30, 2000

    True Believer

    Craig Heller sees the future of downtown -- and it works

  • Calendar

    July 7, 1999
  • News

    June 30, 1999