Lemp Brewery http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Author Exposes The Dark, 'Wicked' Side Of Route 66 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-author-exposes-dark-wicked-side-route-66 <p>The open road. Curving, meandering highways. Roadside diners and trips to remember yesteryear. These are the types of images most often associated with Route 66.</p><p>But in addition to tourists and explorers, some unsavory characters have lived and traveled along the roads that became Missouri's Route 66. Author Lisa Livingston-Martin tells their stories in her new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/160949766X"><em>Missouri's Wicked Route 66: Outlaws and Gangsters on the Mother Road</em></a>.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:57:01 +0000 Camille Phillips 28548 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Author Exposes The Dark, 'Wicked' Side Of Route 66 Past meets present in hidden world under St. Louis streets http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/past-meets-present-hidden-world-under-st-louis-streets <p>When a 20-inch steam pipe buried 15 feet under the streets of St. Louis <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/health-department-health-risk-minimal-following-downtown-steam-pipe-rupture">burst two weeks ago</a>, most people focused on the potential health hazards in what was blown skyward.</p><p>But the blast got St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Rachel Lippmann thinking - what&rsquo;s under the streets that we don&rsquo;t know about until it&rsquo;s revealed?</p><p>This is what she found out.</p><p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:25:55 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3528 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Past meets present in hidden world under St. Louis streets