Monthly Archives: October 2011

Calvary Cemetery – Treasure Trove of The Lou’s History

With the exception of Thomas Danisi’s home on Mackay Place and a portion of Manuel Lisa’s fur warehouse in the Old Courthouse downtown, the last vestiges of Colonial St. Louis are to be found in a Catholic cemetery, the city’s … Continue reading

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Another Red October in The Lou

In October, when the fountain flows red in Kiener Plaza it means one thing – the Cardinals have made it into the play-offs. And as baseball’s post-season arrives in The Lou anticipation swells for a pennant race. Formed in 1882 … Continue reading

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