⏳ STLduJour(nal) - 2021-260-AM Edition

I left most of the repeats today.
The city may not be recycling, but we in the media are.

Events 📆

  • Twilight Thursdays - Explore St. Louis
  • Concert series hosted at Laclede’s Landing - FOX 2
  • St. Louis National Blues Museum Announces Fall Concert Lineup - Riverfront Times
  • Doobie Brothers make triumphant St. Louis return with sprawling, electrifying jam session - stltoday.com
  • New bug science lab at the Butterfly House will bring insect world to life - St. Louis Magazine

BuySTL 👜

  • St. Louis-based Southside Alchemy releases sangria mix - St. Louis Magazine
  • Good morning St Louis! Today’s Donut Destination is East Town Donuts in Caseyville, IL. Let’s check out those donuts! - r/StLouis

Restaurants 🍲

  • Namaste Restaurant & Bar opening in St. Louis Hills - St. Louis Magazine
  • Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream will bring coffee, cocktails and, of course, ice cream to The Grove - feastmagazine.com
  • ReVoaked Sandwiches Puts Culinary Elegance Between Two Slices of Bread - Riverfront Times

Neighborhoods 🏡

  • Removal of the Cherokee Native Statue - Cherokee Street
  • Neighbors want liquor license revoked for local ‘nuisance’ business - KSDK
  • North St. Louis wards led city in population declines over past decade - stltoday.com


  • When your sister asks you to build a doggie ramp for her little ol’ lady, you over-do it. - Reddit Home
  • How to Cut & Serve Every Different Kind of Cheese - kottke.org
  • Minding the “gap” - CSS-Tricks
  • TinySewer is a Portenta-powered camera module for sewer faults detection - Arduino Blog

Sustainability ♻️

  • There’s an Antarctica-Sized Hole in the Ozone Layer - Gizmodo

Wildlife 🦝

  • Underwater video of flamingos eating looks like a Pixar movie - Boing Boing
  • Stunning Footage of Elegant Sea Creatures Observed While Night Diving in the Mediterranean Sea - Laughing Squid
  • Watch Flamingos Eat Underwater - kottke.org

STL99 😱

  • Why are AT&T tower buyers walking away? Developers who tried to buy St. Louis’ largest office building say they know - KSDK
  • Larry Rice is looking to reopen his downtown homeless center. Here’s how it would operate differently. - KSDK
  • Two Arrested After St. Louis Blues Prospect Robbed at Arch Grounds - Riverfront Times
  • 2 people federally charged in robbery of Blues prospect at Arch grounds - KSDK
  • 2 women killed, 1 injured after shooting in St. Louis - KSDK
  • South St. Louis County Guidance Counselor Charged With Sex Crimes Involving Students - Riverfront Times
  • NorthSide Regeneration says it’s not responsible for damage to St. Louis neighbor’s house - stltoday.com

STL100 💯

  • Manufacturer moving HQ, 100-plus jobs to Hazelwood - St. Louis Regional Freightway
  • Boeing to build Navy aircraft at MidAmerica, invest $200M - KSDK
  • Boeing to Build Navy Aircraft at MidAmerica, Invest $200M - The Big 550 KTRS
  • Boeing to build Navy aircraft at MidAmerica, invest $200M - FOX 2

100MO 💯

  • Missouri veterans fund receives $6.8M from medical marijuana - FOX 2

Crime 🗯

  • Today's Crime Report - SLMPD
  • Triple shooting part of a violent 3½ hours in St. Louis overnight - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis-area man to plead guilty to Capitol riot charge - stltoday.com
  • Hancock High School guidance counselor charged with sexual misconduct - KSDK
  • Former Wedgwood School teacher’s aide charged with sex abuse of student - KSDK
  • St. Louis County high school employee charged after alleged sex with students - FOX 2
  • Suspect in deadly Independence police officer shooting had violent past - FOX 2
  • Arrests made in robbery of prospective St. Louis Blues player at Arch grounds - FOX 2
  • Feds charge 2 teens they say robbed Blues prospect on grounds of Gateway Arch - stltoday.com

Police 🚓

  • Derek Chauvin Could Get His Conviction Reversed Because of This Cop’s Case - VICE US
  • Police officer who pulled gun on man riding horse at Ballpark Village is under investigation - r/StLouis
  • Policy change forces St. Louis police officers to use vacation time for disaster relief efforts in Louisiana - KSDK
  • Study finds Black St. Louisans subjected to police force 4 times more than white people - FOX 2
  • 8 St. Louis County officers receive Missouri Attorney General’s Back the Blue Award - FOX 2
  • St. Louis police use force against Black residents far more often than whites, study finds - stltoday.com

History 🦕

  • 1980: I-55 bombing sets off St. Louis’ last big-time gang war - stltoday.com


  • Thrift stores - r/StLouis
  • Update on the illegal dumping!! - r/StLouis
  • 2 teens arrested after St. Louis Blues prospect robbed at gunpoint on Gateway Arch grounds - r/StLouis

DotGov 🏛

  • Apple and Google Pull Opposition App From Russian Stores Following Kremlin Pressure - Gizmodo
  • U.S. Secretary of State Deletes Tweet in Support of Hong Kong for Some Reason - Gizmodo
  • Wikipedia banned seven users after reported ‘infiltration’ by a Chinese group - Engadget
  • British Government Wants to Bring Back Imperial Measurements - Gizmodo

CityGov 🏛

  • Cervantes Convention Center Expansion & Modernization - Early Utilities Project, St. Louis, Missouri - City of St. Louis Procurement Opportunities
  • St. Louis mayor names Sheena Hamilton as new city counselor - stltoday.com
  • Tishaura Jones names first Black woman for city counselor role - KSDK
  • St. Louis to draft ‘economic justice action plan’ as new leadership settles in - stltoday.com
  • Alderman accused of harassing Black deacon gathering Prop R signatures - stlamerican.com

LocalGov 🏛

  • Residents call for changes along dangerous roads in north St. Louis County - KSDK

MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri’s new health director says ‘masks work’ as COVID cases rise, school in session - Missouri Independent
  • Congresswoman Bush lauds Black press ahead of receiving prestigious award - stlamerican.com
  • New Missouri health director on state law limiting health officials’ authority: ‘This is one that haunts me’ - FOX 2
  • Missouri’s new health czar says legislation limiting local health officials ‘haunts me’ - stltoday.com

FedGov 🏛

  • Commentary: Home health care workers need Biden’s investment - The St. Louis Business Journal
  • $3.5 trillion plan aims to ‘level playing field’ for middle-class families, Biden says - FOX 2
  • Jailed Jan. 6 Rioters Are Getting Fan Mail From Trump Supporters - VICE US

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • Weekly Covid Update - Chris Prener
  • Child COVID-19 cases hit new high record in Jefferson County - FOX 2
  • Most local hospital employees vaccinated, some face suspension for refusing shot - KSDK
  • Percent of the population (including children) fully vaccinated… - Maps on the Web
  • New COVID-19 guidance coming for Missouri students, health director says - KSDK
  • Missouri records 1,987 new COVID cases; fifth straight day below 2,000 - FOX 2

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Fossil Fuel Psyops - NY Times
  • ABB Powers First Fully Electric U.S. Tugboat - The Waterways Journal
  • Joomla.org co-founder talking about webhosting - Reddit Home
  • What are the hard questions of web development in 2021? - Reddit Home
  • ∞ Why Steve Wozniak left Apple - The Loop
  • Watch A Cook’s Tour, Bourdain’s First Travel/Food TV Show, for Free Online - kottke.org
  • Your likes, hearts, and flattering comments are bad for my brain - David Heinemeier Hansson
  • The value of software revenue may have finally stopped rising - TechCrunch
  • Twitter Super Follows has generated only around $6K+ in its first two weeks - TechCrunch
  • Google’s R&D division experiments with newsletters powered by Google Drive - TechCrunch
  • Elon Musk’s Starlink Won’t Be the Game Changer You Think - VICE US
  • U.S. generals planning for a space war they see as all but inevitable - Reddit Home
  • SpaceX’s All-Civilian Inspiration4 Mission Is Now in Orbit: Here’s What Happens Next - Gizmodo
  • The ISS flies over St. Louis tonight; how to get alerts when it happens again - FOX 2
  • Clever Screwdriver Turns the Force of a Hammer Blow Into Extra Torque to Dislodge Stuck Screws - Gizmodo
  • Rolls-Royce’s all-electric aircraft completes 15-minute maiden voyage - Engadget
  • WhatsApp starts testing local business directories - Engadget
  • A15, fast and slow ↦ - Six Colors
  • Faster Payouts across Europe and Canada - Stripe Blog

📅 Upcoming Events

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🔖 Articles of Note

🏪 Neighborhood Businesses

Benton Park Cafe
Mon: 7:00 am-3:00 pm Call for Curbside
Blues City Deli
Mon: Closed
Bridge Bread
Mon: Closed
Earthbound Beer
Mon: Closed
Flowers & Weeds
Mon: Closed
Frazer’s Restaurant
Mon: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Grace Meat and Three
Mon: Closed
Gus' Pretzels
Mon: Closed
Mon: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Iowa Buffet
Mon: 8:00 am-1:30 am

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📜 Board Bills

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