Episode 5: Lesley Hoffarth

June 7, 2017
World-renowned, Forest Park is the crown jewel of the St. Louis City Parks system. At over 1,300 acres, it houses many of St. Louis' esteemed civic institutions, like the award-winning Saint Louis Zoo. After years left in disrepair, the Forest Park Forever Foundation has restored and is working towards preserving the Park for posterity. Derrick talks to CEO Lesley Hoffarth about the herculean effort to bring the park back to life and how the community can help sustain the beauty of Forest Park.
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Episode 5: Ryan McClure

May 9, 2017

Derrick talks to Ryan McClure, Director of Communications for CityArchRiver about protecting the symbol of St. Louis, the Gateway Arch. As a nearly $380 million reimagining of the Jefferson Expansion Memorial National Park comes to completion, we discuss the importance of public-private partnerships, the Arch's history, and what the park means to St. Louisans.

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Episode 4: Tom Schlafly

April 30, 2017

Derrick talks to Tom Schlafly about his enormously successful, St. Louis-based microbrewery, the Saint Louis Brewery Company. With its line of Schlafly beers, the company led a boom of microbreweries in St. Louis. Schlafly discusses his upbringing in the area, why he picked a forgotten neighborhood to start his business in, and how he's going head-to-head, and winning, against the King of Beers.

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Episode 3: Benjamin Hochman

April 13, 2017

Derrick talks to Benjamin Hochman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about his upbringing in St. Louis and his stellar high school sports career. Later in the show, Hochman discusses covering the effects of Hurricane Katrina, the best moments he's covered, and how Twitter has changed sports journalism.

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Episode 2: Cindy Preszler

March 24, 2017

Derrick talks with Cindy Preszler, former longtime Chief Meteorologist for KSDK-TV, now Executive Producer for WeatherSTL.com, a new weather resource for St. Louis Metro residents.

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Episode 1: Randy Karraker

March 15, 2017

Derrick talks with Randy Karraker, host of "The Fast Lane" on 101.1 ESPN, the top-rated afternoon radio show in St. Louis. Karraker talks about his 30 years in sports radio, why we care so much about sports, and his favorite St. Louis sports memories.

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