The Bleeding Deacon Public House (4123 Chippewa Street; 314-772-1812): Home of Music Trivia Tuesdays and the occasional Bitch Please party, employer of some of our favorite musicians and generally excellent place to drink a few beers, has closed its doors. However, despite a minor social media panic over the weekend, the south city icon is not gone for good. The RFT's food blog, Gut Check, tracked down a post from General Manager Mike McLaughlin that said, in part, "Truth is, we may be closing for longer than we hoped, but this is not a forever thing, we may be moving to a new location, just sooner and more disorganized than i thought it would."
You can head over to Gut Check for the full update and any additional information that comes in as the day progresses. Meanwhile, you can find many of the Deacon's employees at its sister bar, The Crow's Nest (7336 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-781-0889)
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.