To help celebrate the Missouri History Museum's American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition exhibit, the folks at Bixby's are offering a series of happy hours this summer inspired by the exhibition. On Tuesday, July 22, and Tuesday, August 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., guests at the restaurant (located on the second floor of the museum) can enjoy locally inspired hors d'oeuvres and desserts, paired with a Pinckney Bend or Anheuser-Busch tasting. Each happy hour ticket also includes admission to the exhibit. Cost is $30 per person ($25 for museum members). For tickets and information, call 454-3151 or visit bixbys-mohistory.com.
Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Company, the upcoming eatery from Sidney Street Cafe chef/owner KEVIN NASHAN, recently garnered a spot on Eater National's ‘48 Most Anticipated Openings of Summer 2014’ list. The restaurant, as evidenced by the name, will have a seafood focus and is scheduled to open in August at 1831 Sidney Street in Benton Park, the former home of Niche.
Local developer Show Me Hospitality is bringing Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop and its menu of coffee, baked goods, sandwiches, soups and distinctive donuts to St. Louis. The group plans to open 40 locations of the eatery in the area by 2019. The first locations are expected to open next year. The Canadian chain currently has more than 4,500 locations worldwide.
It's been a tough summer so far—here are a few more closures we've learned of: Lola, located at 500 North 14th St. downtown, has closed its doors. The last night of service was June 22. Lemmons in South City has shuttered, as well. And the folks at The Nest, which opened late last year at 10440 German Blvd. in Frontenac, have announced that they will be closing down this month and the space will reopen under new management as a private event space.