By JW | Fri, 08/18/2023 - 12:27


A lunchtime update. Hope everyone has a good weekend.

STL: Friday, August 18, 2023

Events 📆

  • Enjoy a free concert from the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, fireworks at Forest Park next month - KSDK
  • The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, August 17 to 20 - RFT
  • This weekend’s best food and drink events in St. Louis: August 18-20 -

BuySTL 👜

  • A-B heir Billy Busch open to buying back Bud Light brand - FOX 2
  • Fields Foods Employees Say They Knew Nothing of ‘Employee Group’ Plans - RFT
  • In St. Charles, Erbe Farms is growing and selling some of your favorite fungi -
  • Lufthansa hopes to expand Frankfurt flight as passengers pack seats, leaders declare success -
  • Metro East Dispensary Sees ‘Drastic Decrease’ After Missouri Legalizes Weed Sales - RFT
  • Missouri Drew 1,600 Applicants for 48 Micro Cannabis Licenses - RFT
  • US Steel says union cannot block company’s sale -

Restaurants 🍲

  • 5 St. Louis spots making killer fried chicken sandwiches -
  • Divas Dine at Casa de Tres Reyes, The Main House & Hendel’s -
  • New bar planned for Midtown this fall - KSDK
  • Six restaurant kitchens now open at The Hill Food Co. - St. Louis Magazine
  • St. Louis barbecue chain to open new restaurant location in Florissant - St. Louis Business Journal
  • The Key Bistro opens in the Missouri History Museum - St. Louis Magazine
  • The Wood Shack Is Now Bigger — With an Expanded Menu - RFT
  • This St. Louis deli stop named Yelp’s best in the Midwest - FOX 2

Neighborhoods 🏡


Recipes 📇

Sustainability ♻️

Nature 🦝

  • An Invasive Hornet That Murders Honeybees Has Arrived in the United States - Gizmodo

STL99 😱

  • A food oasis suddenly dry as Pagedale grocer closes -
  • Byers’ Beat: ‘We were just kind of thrown to the wind’ | Retired dispatcher says St. Louis 911 crisis was a long time coming - KSDK
  • Deal dead for sale of AT&T tower in downtown St. Louis -
  • cuts ties with ‘St. Louis Chess Club’ over sexual assault allegations - FOX 2
  • ends relationship with Saint Louis Chess Club ‘for foreseeable future’ over sexual assault allegations - KSDK
  • Fox 2 cameraman breaks leg, needs surgery after he’s hit by Hillsdale village vehicle -
  • St. Louis homeless shelter needs a new home. But no one wants it near them. -

STL100 💯

  • St. Louis CITY SC has plans to install 11 mini-pitches around the region - St. Louis Magazine
  • St. Louis Parking Dispute Resolved By Justice Toilet - RFT

99MO 😱

  • Study: Missouri among ‘most dangerous states’ for motorcycling - FOX 2

100MO 💯

  • The world’s largest spool of thread is in Missouri - Boing Boing

Crime 🗯

  • SLMPD Daily Crime Report SLMPD

DotGov 🏛

  • Kansas newspaper publishes in defiance of police raid — and gets seized property back - Missouri Independent

CityGov 🏛

  • City of St. Louis partners with longtime local nonprofit to replace Cure Violence program - KSDK
  • CDA Housing Awards 2023 - City of St. Louis - News
  • St. Louis OKs $1.9M more for violent crime ‘interruption’ programs -

LocalGov 🏛

  • Emergency meeting called in Jennings after mass resignations - FOX 2
  • Emergency meeting called in Jennings after several resignations by employees - KSDK
  • Flood, levee issues dominate public hearing on Mississippi River policy -

MoGov 🏛

  • Cannabis trade group pushes back on Missouri regulators after encouraging investigation -

FedGov 🏛

  • Feds raise concerns about long call center wait times as millions dropped from Medicaid -

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • Is it too soon to get your flu shot? Here’s the answer - KSDK

STLhelp ☎️

Jobs 📄

History 🦕

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Clear and cool Friday, Excessive Heat Watch issued from Sunday afternoon through Wednesday - FOX 2
  • Honey, can you shrink the plugin? Mozilla allows desktop extensions on Firefox for Android - The Register
  • Internet Archive’s Copyright Battle with Publishers Leads to Lending Restrictions - TorrentFreak
  • NASA’s spectacular view of St. Louis from space - FOX 2
  • Record labels hit Internet Archive with new $400M lawsuit for preserving 78 rpm records -
  • SUSE to flip back into private ownership after just two-and-a-bit years - The Register

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