⏳ STLduJour(nal) - 2021-253-AM Edition

Events 📆

BuySTL 👜

Restaurants 🍲

  • Carl’s Drive-In is under new ownership in Brentwood - St. Louis Magazine
  • Terror Tacos dishes delicious vegan Mexican-inspired fare in Tower Grove South - stltoday.com
  • South St. Louis restaurant on list of 100 Best Neighborhood Gems in America - FOX 2

DIY 🪓

Sustainability ♻️

  • Living Coastlines of Oyster Reefs Can Protect Against Coastal Erosion - kottke.org
  • Missouri’s largest wind farm isn’t running at night for fear of killing endangered animals - Missouri Independent
  • It’s been 2 years since the last UN climate conference. So why do some activists want to postpone COP 26? - Grist

Wildlife 🦝

  • Missouri River species recovery plan sees deep budget cuts - MetroSTL.com
  • Locally extinct birds return to Mark Twain National Forest - FOX 2
  • Komodo Dragons Are Lurching Toward Extinction - Gizmodo

STL99 😱

  • Looks like Ride of the Century is back this weekend. - r/StLouis
  • General Motors extends shutdown of Wentzville plant over computer chip shortage - FOX 2
  • VERIFY: Is recycling ending up in St. Louis landfills? - KSDK
  • Vehicle collides with MetroLink in East St. Louis trying to flee shooting scene - FOX 2
  • Illinois State Police: Three people in custody after 7 shot in East St. Louis - stltoday.com
  • ‘Major problem’: St. Louis puts downtown’s Reign Restaurant on trial - stltoday.com
  • Hearing on Reign Restaurant scheduled for Friday after a spike in crime - KSDK
  • Shooting inside cab on I-55 leaves passenger dead Wednesday morning - FOX 2
  • Police identify cab passenger shot to death in fight with driver on I-55 - stltoday.com
  • Surveillance video leads to murder charges after man found dead near Gateway Arch - stltoday.com
  • 3 in custody after child, 6 others hospitalized in East St. Louis shooting - KSDK
  • Woman shot after attempted car-jacking, robbery by three masked men in dogtown - r/StLouis

STL100 💯

  • St. Louis activists rally against abortion restrictions - stltoday.com
  • Kickoff held for 50 ‘tiny homes’ for homeless vets in St. Louis - stltoday.com
  • Developer withdraws application to turn Karpeles museum into condos - stltoday.com

History 🦕

  • Sept. 11 as history: Teaching a new generation - stltoday.com
  • How old is that building? Check the map of St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County to find out - stltoday.com
  • 1958: A new bridge opens the road between St. Louis and St. Charles - stltoday.com

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

LocalGov 🏛

  • ‘The council has to move on’: St. Louis County Council votes to remove auditor - KSDK

MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri AG won’t defend state officials in lawsuit, citing undisclosed conflict - Missouri Independent
  • Gov. Mike Parson, other Missouri Republicans slam new Biden vaccine orders - stltoday.com
  • ‘Unwelcome in our state’: Parson, other Republican elected officials against Biden’s vaccine mandate - KSDK
  • Only 53 people got a COVID vaccine at the Missouri State Fair - FOX 2
  • Missouri lawmakers may consider copying Texas abortion law - FOX 2
  • Missouri Governor: Biden COVID vaccine mandates ‘unwelcome in our state’ - FOX 2
  • Counties most concerned about climate change in Missouri - FOX 2

FedGov 🏛

  • Biden announces sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans - FOX 2
  • Biden Lays Out Six-Step Plan for Keeping Covid-19 Under Control for Good - Gizmodo
  • Biden to Force Federal Employees to Get Vaccinated—or Lose Their Jobs - VICE US
  • Under President Biden’s tax plan, the United States would tax… - Maps on the Web
  • U.S. government to tackle Medicare drug payments to try to cut costs - stltoday.com
  • Biden administration says solar could provide nearly half of US electricity by 2050 - Grist
  • The 4 things needed to reach Biden’s ambitious 2050 solar goal - TechCrunch

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • State issues COVID-19 ‘hot spot advisory’ for two metro St. Louis counties - stltoday.com
  • After starting school without mask mandate, Elsberry schools to require masks for students - KSDK
  • Millions of people are unvaccinated and hesitant about the COVID-19 shot. But why? - FOX 2

STLhelp ☎️

  • Opportunities to help St. Louis Area Foodbank set for later this month - FOX 2

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • One tiny chip is choking up America’s largest automotive factories - Grist
  • Cop Was Instructed to Use Music to Disrupt Filming - VICE US
  • U.S. Broadband Wireless Speeds Climb to Pathetic 14th Place Globally - VICE US
  • Someone Paid $26 Million to Build This Colossal Statue and Another $24 Million to Remove It - VICE US
  • Percentage of people who trust climate scientists,… - Maps on the Web
  • Virgin Galactic and Richard Branson sold $800 million in stock before investors knew the FAA was investigating a ‘mishap’ on its edge-of-space flight - Reddit Home
  • I just realized that there’s something familiar about the logo for the Lunar Gateway Space Station (currently in development). - r/StLouis
  • Facebook is reportedly developing custom server chips - Engadget
  • Leak reveals Facebook and Ray-Ban’s upcoming smart glasses - Engadget
  • I wish Ray-Ban’s Stories smart glasses were made by anyone but Facebook - Engadget
  • Twitter tests four new emoji Tweet reactions alongside ‘Like’ - Engadget
  • The Morning After: Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ tech comes to Whole Foods - Engadget
  • Google: If You Want To Rank For Those Queries Don’t Syndicate Or Republish Content - Search Engine Roundtable
  • ‘Orca,’ the largest carbon removal facility to date, is up and running - Grist
  • Our commitment to water stewardship - The Official Google Blog
  • Google’s Plan to Use 120% Less Water Doesn’t Quite Add Up - Gizmodo
  • Hacker Lawyer Jay Leiderman Is Dead at 50 - Gizmodo
  • Bizarre ‘Bone’ Asteroid Is Even Weirder Than We Imagined - Gizmodo
  • Amazon Cares About Rules Now That It Thinks Elon Musk Is Breaking Them - Gizmodo
  • The LAPD’s Spy Tactics Detailed in Over 6,000 Pages of Newly Released Documents - Gizmodo
  • Laser-initiated fusion leads the way to safe, affordable clean energy - TechCrunch
  • Funimation DMCA Notices Shut Down Pirate Anime Apps, Force Others to Consider Future - TorrentFreak
  • How live streaming has funded my open source contributions this year - Blog
  • Collaborating with the UN to accelerate crisis response - The Official Google Blog
  • Where Things Stand: Proud Boys Leader Is Hung Out To Dry - Talking Points Memo
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🏪 Neighborhood Businesses

Alta Calle
Sat: 11:00 am-11:00 pm
Takeout
BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups
Sat: 3:00 pm-11:00 pm
Open
BLK Mkt Eats
Sat: 11:00 am-9:00 pm
Takeout
Bowood Farms
Sat: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Curbside
Broadway Oyster Bar
Sat: 11:00 am-9:00 pm
Takeout
Chicago Grill
Sat: 10:00 am-12:00 am
Takeout
Dunaway Books
Sat: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Curbside
G&W Sausage and Meats
Sat: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Open
Hi-Pointe Drive-In Downtown
Sat: 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Takeout
Left Bank Books
Sat: 10:00 am-10:00 pm
Curbside

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