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Franck's Gardens

Jul 10, 2018
Jackson Road, Cape Girardeau. 1864
Southeast Missouri State University

It seems like Almost Yesterday that the landscape of Cape Girardeau featured a number of special places where residents could relax and enjoy a pleasant change of scenery. In the middle of the nineteenth century Franck’s Gardens on the hill along Jackson Road, now Broadway, was such a place.

Myriah Miller/PFLAG

On today's episode of Going Public, we spoke with Myriah Miller. She's the communications specialist for PFLAG, a nationwide LGBT advocacy group that will be coming out to Cape Girardeau in August. 

The group's kickoff event will take place at Christ Episcopal Church in Cape Girardeau on Aug. 25 from 1-3 p.m. Their first support group will take place Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. at the same location. 

For more infromation on PFLAG, visit: https://www.pflag.org/chapter/pflag-cape-girardeau.

Visit Cape

If you love an adrenaline rush, Cape Splash is tailor-made for you. Barrel down the 259 foot triple drop slide or, if you’ve got the courage take on the 265 free fall slide. If you’re more interested in getting a tan bask in the sun while the kids enjoy the lazy River and Pirate Ship Playground. Cape Splash is open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm daily all summer long.

flickr user Whitney (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

According to a recent article in Men's Health Magazine, the masculinity of salads has always been suspect. I suppose it's true that if real men don't eat quiche, they probably shun salads as well. Especially to the extent that salad may conjure dainty lunches for ladies. 

There's nothing dainty about pasta salads, those robust combinations of noodles, vegetables, and often cheese and meat, bound together by a distinctively flavored dressing. When it comes to one of these, making do with a salad for lunch -- or possibly dinner -- becomes thinkable, even to me. 

Cape Chamber

Location, location, location – the phrase is paramount in real estate AND in economic development.

The state of Missouri is in a great geographic position with its location in the center of the United States. This should be a huge advantage in economic development. We are rich in many transportation resources including rivers, rail, highways, airports, and river ports. However, our transportation infrastructure is struggling.

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