The 5 Best Cherokee Street Cinco de Mayo Moments

We had a great time at Cinco de Mayo despite the heat that the lack of shady spots. The tacos were good, and music was lively (and hopefully not making fun of us since we had no idea what they were saying) and the photo ops were plentiful. Here are our favorites. [Editor’s Note: Also, thanks for your help in funding the Cherokee Street parade’s Kickstarter campaign! It was just barely funded before time ran out. [Read More]

Quick! Help Fund the Cinco de Mayo Parade

It’s no secret that one of our favorite things that St. Louis does every year is Cherokee Street’s Cinco de Mayo festival and the 4 year old parade. The parade is an awesomely random collection of weird costumes, bands, people riding scooters and cute little kids dressed as…well…it’s pretty clear they made their own costume. After that it’s street tacos and latin bands singing about who the hell knows what while old white ladies dance. [Read More]

The 8 Bit Bar is Trying to Boot Up on Cherokee Street

If you like an idea but you aren’t sure if everyone likes it too, the cool new thing to do is start a Kickstarter campaign and then only do the idea if everyone says they agree. It’s super smart way to go, we just wish we knew about it before we decided to execute our ill-fated date “just pull your dick out there at the picnic and she’ll probably go for it” plan. [Read More]

Secret Sound Festival Sneaks on to Cherokee Street This Weekend

Think the satellite “Rally for Sanity” is the only thing going on in town this Halloween weekend? Well we don’t blame you. It’s a secret after all. The Secret Sound Festival is going down on the city’s coolest street this weekend with a crap load of indie bands. Tickets to the festival come with all the free “Oh that band? Yeah. Totally saw them play forever ago. Their old stuff before they sold out was much better. [Read More]

Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

Though a little chilly for a Saturday in May, we took to the streets to head over to Cherokee Street’s Cinco de Mayo celebration. Arriving just in time to catch the parade allowed us the chance to snap possibly our favorite photo of all time (above). 6 hours, 5 tacos, 1 margarita, and tons of photos later we realized we had spent the whole day down there and it was time to head back and put together the video below. [Read More]