I’ve just begun work on a second edition of Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans. Following the pattern set with Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis’s South Side, Reedy Press decided against just printing more copies when the last run ran out. Instead, I’ll be adding new stories to the favorites in the firstContinue reading “A busy time ahead”
I had a special treat Wednesday night, when I spoke before an auditorium full of architects as one of two speakers at the continuing education workshop of the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects on the topic, “The Gateway Arch – 50th Anniversary: Past, Present, Future.” For the workshop, I developed aContinue reading “My meeting with the architects”
I met a lot of nice people signing books at the once-a-month Creve Coeur Farmers Market Saturday at the Creve Coeur Ice Arena, 11400 Olde Cabin Road. I’ll be at the next one, from 9-noon on Feb. 7.
Last year was a year to forget. Don’t you agree? But that’s over, and now we’re in a year to celebrate. For 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the topping-out of the Gateway Arch. Officially, it happened on October 28, 1965. So we have a while before the actual date. But why wait? The mid-1960sContinue reading “Let the celebration begin”