Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Lou’s Signature Bread Co.

Once, neighborhood bakeries were almost as common in The Lou as banks. Practically every ethnic group had its own – Polish, Russian, Swiss, Bohemian, Syrian and ItalianĀ  among them. There were kosher bakeries and French pastry shops; distinctive but certainly … Continue reading

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Gateway to Freedom: Commemorating the Civil War in St. Louis

We are six generations removed from the bloodiest conflict in U.S. history and it’s easy to forget, in the wake of more recent wars and philosophical conflicts, how close we came as a nation to permanent division. The costs in … Continue reading

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Gateway to Freedom Weekend Flier

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