5 Things to Do This Weekend in the CWE: April 12-14

Spend this weekend in the Central West End! Enjoy the warm weather and stroll the neighborhood, exploring our eclectic collection of restaurants and retailers. Whether you want to listen to live music and have late night drinks, start your Sunday off with brunch, shop or get a fresh haircut, the CWE offers plenty for you to enjoy. Here are five ideas for your weekend plans.

Listen to Live Music| Chase Club

Interested in listening to some live music? Stop by the Chase Club on Friday or Saturday night from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. to enjoy music from “Interested in listening to some live music? Stop by the Chase Club on Friday or Saturday night from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. to enjoy music from Shangri-La and Up All Night respectively. You’ll listen to classic and contemporary pop, rock and country hits from both as they energize the restaurant. While you take in the performance, have one of the Chase Club’s crafty cocktails, wine, beer or non-alcoholic drinks. If you’re hungry, they have plenty of small and large bites for you to enjoy.

Get a Spring Cut| Philip Johnson Salon/Spa

With the weather starting to truly feel like spring, you may be in the mood for a haircut to match the season. Head to Philip Johnson Salon/Spa, where they provide a variety of services. Whether you’d like to get a spring bob, the latest trend, or layers or just a trim, their stylists can help you achieve your dream cut. They also offer hair coloring, blowouts, braiding and shaves.

Enjoy Lunch Out| Medina Mediterranean Grill

As you’re strolling the CWE this weekend and enjoying the warm weather, stop in for lunch at Medina Mediterranean Grill. This quick-service dining option offers authentic, flavorful Mediterranean food such as wraps, falafel, steaming rice bowls and more. Their “Original Palestine” beef or chicken shawarma sandwich is always popular for good reason, but you may also want to try their classic falafel or “Garden of Eden” sandwiches which are both vegetarian. Make sure you save room for dessert and choose between their delicious baklava, blondies, brownies or cookies. If you need a break exploring our retailers or walking through the neighborhood, Medina is the perfect place to refuel.

Shop April Best-Sellers| Bluemercury

Bluemercury has named some of this month’s best-selling products that you’ll want to try. If you’re looking for body oil, try the OSEA Undaria Algae Body Oil which is a seaweed-infused body oil that delivers deep moisturization. With this sunnier weather, stock up on the Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40. At Bluemercury you can also find popular products including NARS’ Radiant Creamy Concealer and the LUNE+ASTER’s lip gloss which has Vitamins C and E in it. Head to the store to check out their full range of skincare, make up and accessories that they offer.

Have Sunday Brunch| Brasserie by Niche

Looking for somewhere to have Sunday brunch? Make plans to eat at Brasserie by Niche, which was just named one of the top 100 restaurants in St. Louis by St. Louis Post-Dispatch Food Critic Ian Froeb. Enjoy French food like a quiche, croque madame or pastry du jour. If your craving a sweeter meal, try their beignets or brioche French toast. They also have a great selection of cocktails, coffees, teas and non-alcoholic drinks for you to pair with your meal. After you dine here once, you’ll want to make Brasserie you’re regular Sunday brunch spot.

Participate in the spring scavenger hunt!

As you’re strolling the neighborhood, don’t forget to participate in our spring scavenger hunt happening now through April 30. Find the hidden tulips in participating businesses, take a photo and email them to marketing@cwenorthcid.com to be entered in a drawing for the chance to win $250 in CWE gift cards. For clues and more information, visit here.

The Euclid Shuffle

Saturday 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5:30-10 p.m. Call or text 314-472-5383.

Reminder as you’re traveling around the CWE this weekend, that transportation is now easier thanks to the Euclid Shuffle! If you do not wish to walk, or you parked far away, you don’t need to let that stop you from exploring the neighborhood. You can take a FREE ride along Euclid Ave. from Forest Park Ave. to Washington Ave. You can call or text the shuttle for a ride. Hop aboard!