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Haunting St. Louis I

As autumn wends its way thru October, chill winds from the west and north turn the leaves to gold and flame. The old year, approaching the eleventh of its twelve calendrical months, is dying; going out in a last blaze … Continue reading

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The Vistas of Washington Avenue

Pop the champagne corks, St. Louis!  The last of the sky bridge that linked Dillards Department Store (originally Stix, Baer and Fuller) and  St.Louis Centre between 6th and 7th Streets has disappeared – allowing for the first time in twenty-five years, … Continue reading

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The First Irish

Unlike many of the American settlements on the eastern seaboard, Saint Louis was open to the Irish; even Irish Catholics, who shared a religious heritage with the French and Creole founders of the village. Continue reading

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