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Sobriety Checkpoint 8/31

In 2012, 231 people were killed and 841 seriously injured on Missouri roadways in crashes involving alcohol and drugs. That’s why the Cape Girardeau Police Department actively works to reduce drunk driving including participation in […]

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Small town charm with a big city feel

This post is written by guest blogger, Jen Schwent, Student Worker at Old Town Cape.

Three years ago I moved from Chicago to Cape Girardeau to pursue a degree in Historic Preservation. Since then, I have lived in three different apartments in thre… […]

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Visit downtown Cape for First Friday with the Arts

This post is written by Murielle Gaither, Director of the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri.

Whether you have been in town for weeks or years, chances are you’ve heard of First Friday with the Arts. This iconic event was started in 2003 when… […]

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Cape Girardeau

The Fire-King Mission

It all started a few months ago at my friend’s house. She was serving dessert (following one of her many legendary dinners) and handed me a home-made, lemon cupcake on the most darling little saucer. It was a seafoam green, semi-translucent pla… […]