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Apr 2, 2020

Vandeventer is not just the name of a road.  It's a crucial neighborhood of the original northern half of the city! Maybe you’ve seen part of Vandeventer sitting in Forest Park. Matt and Lucas attempt to explain the murky history of its namesake and once again learn of an unsung St. Louis hero.

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Mar 2, 2020

The Great Fire of 1849 is something of a forgotten tragedy in St. Louis history.  Join your brave hosts and Christopher Alan Gordon of the Missouri Historical Society as they explore the cause and lasting effects of the "Appalling Calamity."

Homegrown Guest: Josh Stevens of Reedy Press.  https://www.reedypress.com/

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Jan 24, 2020

Midtown is one of St. Louis' most well - loved neighborhoods...but how well do you know the area?  Can you tell the difference between “Historic Midtown”, “Midtown”, and “midtown”? Matt & Lucas explore current boundaries, historical neighborhood designations, Art Deco cop shops, as well as test their...