Next STL Contributor mark-groth

Mark Groth


Mark is a transplant from Illinois and has called St. Louis home since 1994. He writes at his blog St. Louis City Talk ( in addition to being a nextSTL contributor since 2011. He has authored profiles on all 79 St. Louis neighborhoods, 108 St. Louis parks, all St. Louis libraries, firehouses and more. He can be found on Twitter @STLCityTalk and contacted at [email protected].


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