⏳ STLduJour(nal) - 2021-264-AM Edition

Lots of news, not much of it good.

BuySTL 👜

Restaurants 🍲

  • Coffeestamp Serves Some of the Best Coffee — and Food — in St. Louis - Riverfront Times
  • CC’s Vegan Spot Brings Delightful Plant-Based Cuisine to Princeton Heights - Riverfront Times
  • Thanks to a new brick oven, Melo’s Pizzeria has revamped its menu in Benton Park - feastmagazine.com

Neighborhoods 🏡


Sustainability ♻️

  • At Colorado’s tight-lipped air pollution agency, a ‘culture of fear’ prevails - Colorado Newsline
  • Don’t expect heroes (or evil villains) in this history of the climate crisis - Grist
  • How weatherization can be a win-win for struggling Americans - Grist

STL99 😱

  • With Pet Shelters Reaching Capacity, Purina And Petfinder Urging Families To Open Their Hearts And Homes To A New Furry Friend - RiverBender
  • Shelters nearing record levels of pets after pandemic peak in adoption - FOX 2
  • Woman dies after car crashes into building in St. Louis - KSDK

STL100 💯

99MO 😱

  • Federal appeals court to hear Missouri abortion law case - stltoday.com
  • US Ex-Teacher Jailed for Sexually Exploiting Underage Female Students in China - VICE US

100MO 💯

  • Feast Face Off to crown best barbecue pork in Missouri, Oct. 16 - feastmagazine.com
  • Missouri weighs appeal of ruling involving parole process for young offenders - stltoday.com

Crime 🗯

  • Man killed, 3 other people injured in shooting at vigil in downtown St. Louis Monday night - KSDK
  • Ferguson apartment complex posts notices threatening eviction for 80+ tenants - KSDK
  • Man shot and killed in Downtown West neighborhood after trying to stop people from breaking into cars - KSDK
  • Man killed after interrupting suspects breaking into cars, police source says - KSDK
  • St. Louis City and County police link three homicide investigations - FOX 2
  • Police: 4 people shot at vigil in Downtown St. Louis; 1 person dead - FOX 2
  • Man killed, three people hurt by gunfire at vigil in Downtown West neighborhood - stltoday.com

Police 🚓

  • SLMPD Daily Crime Report
  • St. Louis police officer charged with molesting girl while swimming in Ste. Genevieve County - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis police officer charged with child molestation, arrested at headquarters - KSDK
  • Two officers injured in south St. Louis stolen car crash - FOX 2
  • Video shows police K-9 biting man in St. Louis County - FOX 2
  • Police defend use of police dog in Woodson Terrace arrest - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis professor has waged long crusade to end abuse from ‘wandering cops’ - MetroSTL.com
  • St. Louis County prosecutor’s office battles local police – on the ball field - FOX 2
  • Kidney from fallen Missouri officer goes to another cop - stltoday.com

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

  • Petitioners submit signatures seeking St. Louis ward redistricting change - SLACO
  • Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Joins Biden-harris Administration To Launch House America Initiative To Address Homelessness Crisis - RiverBender
  • Anti-crime task force focuses on reducing violence downtown - FOX 2
  • Meeting to Discuss and Approve Translation RFP - City of St. Louis, MO
  • Hearings on Liquor License Applications - City of St. Louis, MO
  • Hearings on Liquor License Applications - City of St. Louis, MO
  • Continuation of Reign’s Restaurant Detriment Hearing - City of St. Louis, MO
  • Reign’s owner doesn’t appear at critical public safety hearing - FOX 2

LocalGov 🏛

  • Free speech or free-for-all? Anti-mask, anti-vax activists dominate St. Louis County Council meetings - stltoday.com
  • Metro East Park District Announces $2M In Grant Awards For New Parks, Trails, Quality Of Life Improvements In Madison And St. Clair Counties - RiverBender
  • Merchants Bridge Reconstruction Project Reaches Major Milestone - St. Louis Regional Freightway

MoGov 🏛

  • Emails show Missouri museum director tried to defend LGBT history exhibit - FOX 2
  • Lawsuit: Lobbyist accuses MOSERS of violating Missouri Sunshine Law - Missouri Independent
  • The ‘Big Lie’ remains a big part of Missouri U.S. Senate race - Missouri Independent

FedGov 🏛

  • Biden and HUD Launch Moonshot Bid to Beat Homelessness - Bloomberg
  • Democrats unveil new plan to fund government, suspend debt ceiling as major showdown with GOP looms - Politics
  • Biden may be the first president to take the risks of extreme heat seriously - Grist

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • Covid-19 Has Killed as Many Americans as the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic - Gizmodo
  • St. Louis County library branches to offer COVID-19 vaccines at weekly clinics - stltoday.com
  • Six reasons to get vaccine, help save lives – especially in Black community - stlamerican.com
  • Fort Zumwalt passes mask mandate for all students, staff for next 4 weeks - KSDK
  • COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu - The Big 550 KTRS
  • Fort Zumwalt School District under mask mandate for 30 days - FOX 2
  • Johnson & Johnson says booster dose of its COVID vaccine prompts strong response - FOX 2
  • Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for St. Louis kids ages 5 to 11 may be available in weeks - FOX 2
  • Missouri records fewer than 1,000 COVID cases for second time this month - FOX 2
  • Judge denies motion to dismiss mask mandate lawsuit in St. Louis County - FOX 2
  • An Ohio Doctor Claimed Vaccines Make You Magnetic and Her License Was Just Renewed - VICE US

Jobs 📄

  • Apply here: Join the FOX 2 digital team - FOX 2

History 🦕

  • Swansea hires first Black police officers in history of department - KSDK
  • Sept. 21, 1947 • Parents protest after St. Louis Catholic schools are integrated - stltoday.com
  • The Steam Towboat Tornado - The Waterways Journal

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Hospitals criticize insurer’s profits while not showing their own - Axios
  • Various Health Care Fraud Schemes Results In Charges Involving Over $1.4 Billion In Alleged Losses - RiverBender
  • How to Think Like an Economist - The Washington Post
  • Government Scientists Are Creating Matter From Pure Light - VICE US
  • Whence the Chinese takeout container? It was patented in 1890 to carry oysters, a popular snack. - The Morning News
  • Tom Scott Goes For a Ride on Nürburgring Nordschleife, The Longest Permanent Race Track in the World - Laughing Squid
  • An Adorable Bone-Shaped Dog Treat Maker - Laughing Squid
  • Raspberry Pi gets $45M to meet demand for low-cost PCs and IoT - TechCrunch
  • Battery Resourcers raises $70M to grow closed-loop battery supply chain - TechCrunch
  • Blue Bear Capital raises $150M to fund climate, energy and infrastructure tech - TechCrunch
  • TrueLayer nabs $130M at a $1B+ valuation as open banking rises as a viable option to card networks - TechCrunch
  • Coinbase Got a $1.36 Million Contract With ICE - VICE US
  • 19 Things You Can Do in iOS 15 That You Couldn’t Do Before - Gizmodo
  • iOS 15 adds all the little features that were missing - TechCrunch
  • How to Fix iOS 15’s Worst Feature - Gizmodo
  • Google apps, meet iOS 15 - The Official Google Blog
  • Trademarked “Tiffany Blue” liberated by artist in new paint shade: Tiff - Boing Boing
  • Lumpers and Splitters - xkcd.com
  • Embracing Asymmetrical Design - CSS-Tricks
  • imba - CSS-Tricks
  • OnePlus Spills the Details on What Its Merger With Oppo Will Look Like - Gizmodo
  • Satellite Image Shows How Shockingly Close the KNP Complex Fire Is to Earth’s Biggest Tree - Gizmodo
  • Bee Swarm Kills 63 Endangered Penguins in ‘Fluke’ Occurrence - Gizmodo
  • GM restarts production of Bolt EV batteries following model-wide recall - Engadget
  • US officials can’t decide if Honor smartphones are a national security threat - Engadget
  • OnePlus’ 2022 flagship will share a unified Android 13 system with Oppo - Engadget
  • Google: You Don’t Need Reviews To Use Product Schema For Product Rich Results - Search Engine Roundtable
  • MarsEdit 4.5.3: Even More Media & Usability Fixes - Red Sweater Blog



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