Spotlight: Wainwright Tomb, Zoo Railroad Turns 60 & Weekly Jazz Jams

    In this week’s episode, why architects fly in from around the world to see this tomb in St. Louis; a local startup gets 3 million dollars to advance a vaccine for an infection that affects newborns around the world; why “The Hill” neighborhood is responsible for the bricks that built St. Louis, a one-of-a-kind creative conference, brought together research, arts, and culture; the largest miniature railroad operation in North America turns 60; and 10 years of free weekly jazz concerts uniting generations.

    St. Louis’ Taj Mahal
    The Wainwright Tomb in St. Louis’ Bellefontaine cemetery is considered one of the best examples of tomb architecture in the U.S, drawing visitors from all over.

    St. Louis startup Omniose is advancing vaccine for deadly infection that affects newborns
    Group B strep is linked to nearly 150,000 infant deaths and 46,000 stillbirths worldwide each year, signaling the need for a maternal vaccine.

    History Spotlight: STL Bricks
    The architecture of St. Louis is epitomized by the red brick. Tours Manager Amanda Clark explains why the Hill neighborhood is responsible for the bricks that built St. Louis.

    CULTURA 2023
    For the first time ever, St. Louis had an arts researched and culture based mini conference titled, CULTURA, hosted by the Regional Arts Commission.

    Emerson Zooline Railroad Celebrates 60 Years of Memories – and a New Electric Train
    The Emerson Zooline Railroad turned 60 this year! The largest miniature railroad operation in North America has been creating fond memories since 1963.

    Wednesday Night Jazz Jams
    The Kranzberg Arts Foundation is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its weekly Wednesday Night Jazz Jam at The Dark Room.