Open Mic in the Heart of Missouri

Often a hotbed of political debate, controversy, and stodgy nothingness, Jefferson City has many reputations, often in conflict with one another. Yet somehow, none of that tension and skepticism permeates the walls of the little pub where I had the privilege to read this past Monday.

Three blocks southeast of the Missouri State Capitol building, a cozy home-away-from-home sits just behind an unassuming door.