Happy Cinco de Mayo, St. Louis! More than 150 years later, the anniversary of Mexico's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla has developed into a day-long celebration on Cherokee Street, complete with street food, face painting, concerts, wrestling, bounce houses and a mechanical bull. ... More >>
Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the successful clobbering of the French military by a group of rag-tag Mexicans defending the town of Puebla de los Angeles. France had been trying to carve out an empire in Mexican territory, and when the country sent 6,000 troops to the small town in east-central ... More >>
Celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla three days early by venturing down to my favorite of the city's many streets, Cherokee, for the Cinco de Mayo party. Live music, art and, of course, food from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Cherokee between Nebraska and Iowa Streets.Have other plans? Worried you ... More >>
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