A Third of the Way There

That’s right. So far, I’ve interviewed 34 people who started their lives here, for my upcoming book Growing Up St. Louis. When I get to 100, I’ll be done, except for a little matter of writing the book.  Meanwhile, I’m having a blast, interviewing every kind of St. Louisan about their experiences as youngsters. TheContinue reading “A Third of the Way There”

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Why Busch Built the Bevo Mill

With the reopening of the Bevo Mill as Das Bevo, many have repeated a story that August Busch Sr. built it as a place to stop during for his 10-mile jaunt between the family estate at Grant’s Farm and the Anheuser-Busch brewery at Arsenal Street and South Broadway.   The fact is, it’s not true. AugustContinue reading “Why Busch Built the Bevo Mill”