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STLduJour(nal) ⏳ - MMXXII:108-AM

STL: Monday, April 18, 2022

Events πŸ“†

  • After two years of alternative celebrations, Fair St. Louis returns to downtown July 2-4 - stltoday.com
  • Fair St. Louis announces 2022 dates and locations - FOX 2
  • Riverbend Axe Throwing Hosts Several Competitions Over Weekend Tournament - RiverBender
  • St. Louis Earth Day Festival Returns to Forest Park Next Weekend - RFT

STLfish 🐟

  • The season is over. Long live the Fish.

BuySTL πŸ‘œ

  • Fields Foods to open grocery store in Dogtown - stltoday.com
  • More info on Fields Foods? - r/StLouis
  • STL Fashion Manufacturer Teams up with Silicon Valley Tech Startup - EQ
  • QuikTrip buys a former dealership site in St. Louis - KSDK
  • "Community-Oriented Store:" JCPenney Marks Anniversary In Style - RiverBender
  • Globe Drug - Businesses

Restaurants 🍲

  • New cafe to open in Soulard - KSDK
  • Anita CafΓ© & Bar slated to open in Midtown this summer - St. Louis Magazine
  • Cafe and bar to open in Midtown - KSDK
  • Dao Tien Downtown - r/StLouis
  • Ice cream sandwich pop-up Sugarwitch is putting down roots in the former Carondelet Bakery - feastmagazine.com
  • OverUnder Bar & Grill - Businesses
  • Broadway Oyster Bar - stLouIST
  • St. Louis Standards: Broadway Oyster Bar Is an Institution of Great Food and Music - RFT

STLfood ⚜️

  • St. Louis–style barbecue takes the spotlight on new season of Steven Raichlen’s 'Project Fire,' premiering tomorrow - St. Louis Magazine
  • 75 years ago, St. Louis discovered its first taste of pizza - stltoday.com
  • Good morning St. Louis! Today's episode of the STL Donut Tour takes us to Lilly's Panaderia Y Pasteleria on Cherokee Street! Let's go get some donuts! - r/StLouis
  • Best German Food in STL Metro Area? - r/StLouis

Neighborhoods 🏑

DIY πŸͺ“

  • How I rip DVDs and Blu-Rays into my Mac (2022 Edition) - Jeff Geerling's Blog
  • Man builds his own bionic hand out of melted plastic bottles - Freethink
  • This biofloc monitoring system is an innovative device to help with aquaculture - Arduino Blog

Sustainability ♻️

  • Ahead of Earth Day, Missouri Coalition for the Environment shines light on local efforts - KSDK
  • Location of all wind turbines in the United States.Full article:... - Maps on the Web
  • Wind Power Surpasses Coal, Nuclear as Power Generation Source in US - VICE US

Infrastructure 🚽

  • Ameren is one of the worst utilities in the country - Global Energy and the American Dream
  • Lambert ranked 2nd slowest moving security line in U.S - r/StLouis
  • St. Louis Work Zones for April 14-20 | Missouri Department of Transportation - r/StLouis
  • These live webcams show road, traffic conditions in Missouri - KSDK
  • STL Real Estate - are we in a bubble, or is this simply the new normal? - r/StLouis

Ecology 🦀

  • How to make your yard a hummingbird haven - KSDK
  • Spring City-Wide Litter Clean-Up set for Saturday, April 23, 2022 - RiverBender

STL99 😱

  • 5 shootings reported in St. Louis City over the weekend - FOX 2
  • Caught on camera: Wild moments at busy south St. Louis intersection - FOX 2
  • Images show vehicle suspected in recent Hyde Park murder - FOX 2
  • Crestwood is a terrible place to live now - r/StLouis
  • Man charged after Kirkwood police say he tried to entice girls into his van - KSDK
  • Murder charges dismissed against 2 women in St. Louis - The Big 550 KTRS
  • New study shows depth of digital divide in St. Louis, St. Louis County - KSDK
  • RIP Sticker Bus - r/StLouis
  • STL sticker bus catches fire, and officials say it's suspicious - FOX 2
  • Suspect in triple shooting near Gateway Arch also charged in 2021 homicide - KSDK

STL100 πŸ’―

99MO 😱

  • Despite concerns over cost, Missouri charter school funding boost still expected to move - Missouri Independent

WW99 😱

  • According to Russian sources both ships struck an iceberg…by... - Maps on the Web

Police πŸš“

  • Police looking for car in connection with deadly March shooting in St. Louis - KSDK
  • Police investigating after STL sticker bus goes up in flames - stltoday.com
  • Haine Announces Scott T. Hyden Enters Guilty Plea To First-Degree Murder Of Officer Timmins - RiverBender
  • Man pleads guilty, gets life sentence in 2021 murder of Pontoon Beach police officer - KSDK
  • SLMPD Real Time Crime Center - stLouIST

DotGov πŸ›

  • The loyal opposition is a key element of democracy, and we’re losing it | Opinion - Missouri Independent

CityGov πŸ›

  • How will St. Louis spend $500M in federal rescue funds? - FOX 2
  • Leaders Argue Over $37 Million in COVID Relief to North St. Louis - RFT
  • Sarah Wood Martin, St. Louis' 11th Ward alderwoman, resigns - KSDK
  • Second St. Louis Board of Aldermen Member Resigns This Year - RFT
  • St. Louis Alderman Sarah Martin resigns, cites concern over Prop R restrictions - r/StLouis
  • St. Louis aldermen advance $37 million in aid for North Side commercial corridors with mayor’s support - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis neighborhood fed up with city's Forestry Division - KSDK
  • Request for Proposal for Basketball Net Supplier - City of St. Louis Procurement Opportunities
  • Request for Proposal for Youth Golf Teaching of Basic Golf Skills - City of St. Louis Procurement Opportunities

LocalGov πŸ›

  • As vote on St. Louis convention center bonds nears, new concerns voiced about costs - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis leaders want investigation of $500 million Rams settlement split - FOX 2
  • Syphilis, gonorrhea rates up in St. Louis area - KSDK
  • University City sued over tax dollars spent on Prop F - FOX 2
  • St. Louis is preparing to welcome Ukrainian refugees. When that will happen is still unknown - St. Louis Magazine
  • St. Louis Archdiocese, high school teachers union agree to labor contract - KSDK
  • St. Louis in talks with XFL about potentially hosting team - FOX 2

MoGov πŸ›

  • Remember red-light cameras? One lawmaker looks to nix remaining devices in Missouri - stltoday.com
  • Senate committee approves bill that could overturn Missouri Medicaid expansion - MetroSTL.com

FedGov πŸ›

  • Feds Face Tough Water Choices in Parched West - Gizmodo

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • Lambert Airport to enforce mask mandate until at least May 3 - FOX 2

Jobs πŸ“„

History πŸ¦•

Captain's Blog πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈ

  • β˜… 30 Years of BBEdit Not Sucking - Daring Fireball
  • Apple Scrapped Plans to Let Users Use Siri to Make Purchases Due to Privacy Concerns - MacRumors
  • Electric Chopsticks Make Food Taste More Savory Without Added Salt - Gizmodo
  • Elon Musk Demonstrates How Little He Understands About Content Moderation - Techdirt
  • Elon Musk Offers to Buy All of Twitter - MacRumors
  • Elon Musk Wants to Buy 100% of Twitter for $43 Billion in Hostile Takeover - Gizmodo
  • How Apple’s Monster M1 Ultra Chip Keeps Moore’s Law Alive - ACM
  • Razer's deep-learning Linux laptop - Boing Boing
  • So who else can buy Twitter? - On my Om
  • SpinLaunch to fling a NASA payload toward space - Freethink
  • The Morning After: Elon Musk faces lawsuit over his Twitter investment - Engadget
  • Third Attempt of NASA's Megarocket Rehearsal Foiled by Hydrogen Leak - Gizmodo
  • Twitter initiates 'poison pill' to block Elon Musk's takeover bid - Engadget
  • Twitter preps poison pill to preclude Elon Musk's purchase plan - The Register
  • Twitter's edit feature may list a tweet's revision history - Engadget
  • Wikipedia editors vote to block cryptocurrency donations - Engadget