By JW | Thu, 09/08/2022 - 03:24

STL: Thursday, September 8, 2022

Events 📆

  • Look for the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in the Metro East this weekend – FOX 2
  • A guide to navigating Music at the Intersection – St. Louis Magazine
  • The Chase celebrates 100 years with old-school glitzy dinner – St. Louis Magazine
  • More than a flea market, Vintage Market Days is a three-day shopping experience – St. Louis Magazine
  • Bike MS’s 2022 Gateway Getaway Ride Takes Off Sept. 10-11 – RiverBender

BuySTL 👜

  • Bye bye, Bread Co. | St. Louis-based café chain announces Panera rebrand for some locations – KSDK
  • St. Louis Bread Co. sign replaced in O’Fallon, more could be changed – FOX 2
  • UPDATED: Bread Co. Betrays Us, Changes Name to Panera in Some Metro St. Louis Locations – RFT
  • Developer pitches 67-acre entertainment destination along Mississippi riverfront, with marina, water park and themed hotels – St. Louis Business Journal
  • Former North Shore Golf site near Interstate 270 eyed for marina, hotels –
  • Procter & Gamble plans $180 million investment in north St. Louis factory –
  • Peabody Energy to stay in downtown St. Louis –
  • What Medical Marijuana dispensary in St. Louis has the best prices? – r/StLouis

Restaurants 🍲

  • Layla, a Beloved Grove Mainstay, Has Closed – RFT
  • Chess-themed local diner opens smaller concept – KSDK
  • The Piccadilly at Manhattan crafts a show-stopping seafood pot pie –
  • What’s your best middle eastern restaraunt? – r/StLouis

STLfood ⚜️

  • What’s fresh at St. Louis-area farmers markets this week –
  • Volpi Foods celebrates its 120th anniversary – FOX 2

Neighborhoods 🏡

  • Inside the North St. Louis Rec Center That Built Jayson Tatum – RFT

STL100 💯

STL99 😱

  • 5 hour long standoff between police and suspect turns fatal – FOX 2
  • Catalytic converter thief sentenced to prison and $46,000 in restitution – FOX 2
  • Denny’s worker shoots manager during tardiness meeting – FOX 2
  • Man shot in south St. Louis after checking on car alarm – FOX 2
  • Hanley Hills man accused of animal abuse has been dog fighting for 30 years, charges say –
  • Does anyone actually like living in St. Louis? – r/StLouis

99MO 😱

  • Elected officials, police chiefs on leaked Oath Keepers list –

WW99 😱

  • By the end of 2022, China will have stashed away 65% of the world’s corn and 53% of its wheat, for fear of a food crisis. – The Morning News

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • SSM health expert talks about new COVID-19 booster – FOX 2
  • Scientists discovered two antibodies that beat all known COVID-19 strains with more than 90% efficacy – Boing Boing

DotGov 🏛

  • Virginia Court Rejects Prior Restraint, Says Old Law Used In Attempt To Ban Books Is Unconstitutional – Techdirt

CityGov 🏛

  • St. Louis leaders say top spending categories for $500 stimulus were food, utilities and gas – KSDK
  • Mayor Tishaura O. Jones, Treasurer Adam Layne, Joined by DCA Participants, Highlight Program’s Positive Impact on More than 9,000 St. Louis Working Families – City of St. Louis – News
  • RFB Janitorial Supplies – City of St. Louis
  • RFB Paper, Bond, Data Processing – City of St. Louis

LocalGov 🏛

  • St. Louis County Executive announces $5.4 million Airport Road improvement project Wednesday – KSDK
  • $5.4 million invested for Airport Road upgrades in north St. Louis County – FOX 2

MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri Senate hopefuls spar over debates, with press association forum set for next week – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri secretary of state throws support behind controversial election theory –
  • Missouri Secretary of State Supports Controversial Election Theory – RFT
  • Democrats mine Missouri attorney general’s office for information on Hawley –

FedGov 🏛

  • ATF offers reward after group steals 50 guns from local stores –
  • Taking CHIPS Act cash? You’re banned from planting advanced fabs on Chinese soil – The Register
  • Steve Bannon Says Authorities ‘Will Have to Kill Me,’ But He’s About to Turn Himself In – VICE US
  • WaPo: Documents about foreign nation’s nuclear defenses among those seized from Donald Trump’s Florida compound – Boing Boing
  • DEA Continues To Be The QAnon Of Drug Enforcement, Pretends Colorful Fentanyl Is Dealers Trying To Kill Children – Techdirt

Sustainability ♻️

  • Talking trash: We don’t have to treat our farms like landfills – Missouri Independent
  • Carbon capture has a long history. Of failure. – Global Energy
  • What’s the true cost of an induction stove? – Grist
  • Scientists pull hydrogen from thin air in promising clean energy move – The Register
  • Hydrogen battery startup says it has $700M order backlog – Hacker News

Infrastructure 🚽

  • America’s electric utilities spent decades spreading climate misinformation – Grist

Ecology 🦤

  • Bugged by bugs: Insects swarming in late Summer wet and warmth – FOX 2
  • You’ve Been Thinking of Australian Mammals All Wrong – Gizmodo

WWW99 🕸

  • Ukraine dismantles more bot farms spreading Russian disinformation – BleepingComputer
  • Nextdoor is trying to prevent neighbors from arguing about the midterms – Engadget
  • Facebook engineers: we have no idea where we keep all your personal data – Hacker News
  • Can We Save A Truly Global Internet? – Techdirt
  • Reddit Is Changing the Way You Navigate Your Feeds – Gizmodo
  • Google’s CEO Continues Hinting at Company Cuts – Gizmodo

Twitter 🐦

  • Elon Musk can use whistleblower claims to try to get out of Twitter deal, judge rules – Engadget
  • Elon Musk Denied Trial Delay in Delaware Court – Gizmodo
  • Twitter is making Birdwatch, its crowd-sourced fact checks, much more prominent – Engadget
  • Twitter will let you edit your tweets up to five times in 30 minutes – Engadget

Space 🚀

  • SpaceX Rival Loses Hundreds of Millions Over Cancelled Russian Launches – Gizmodo
  • NASA Opts to Fix Megarocket Hydrogen Leak at the Launch Pad – Gizmodo


Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Corn Kid named South Dakota’s cornbassador – Boing Boing
  • Apple debuts iPhone 14, Watch 8, other sparkly things – The Register
  • Toilet Paper Company Sues Rival for Selling Very Long Roll – VICE US
  • The Chess World Is Absolutely Losing It Over Cheating Allegations After Massive Upset – VICE US
  • A look at how the German propaganda machine spun D-Day – Boing Boing
  • Further Thoughts On Cloudflare And Infrastructure Moderation – Techdirt
  • Examining Black flight: why Black families have been absconding from cities for decades. – The Morning News