By JW | Sun, 09/11/2022 - 08:44

STL: Sunday, September 11, 2022

Events 📆

  • The Best Things To Do in St. Louis During the Week, September 8 to September 14 – RFT
  • Haunted houses opening for the 2022 season near St. Louis – FOX 2
  • Alton Halloween Parade Date For 2022 Confirmed Back To October 31 – RiverBender

BuySTL 👜

  • St. Louis-based appliance parts distributor hires execs for new unit – St. Louis Business Journal
  • St. Louis small business owner gets results after waiting for city lifeline – FOX 2
  • Bluff City Outdoors Opens State-of-the-Art Archery Center – RiverBender
  • Investment firm to Build-A-Bear board: Buy back stock or resign –
  • Coffeestamp opens a second location at Washington University in St. Louis –
  • Webster Groves coffee shop named among Yelp’s Top 100 in US – FOX 2
  • Lion’s Choice launches new “Educational Bonus Program” for employees – FOX 2

Restaurants 🍲

  • Blueberry Hill celebrates 50 years of business in Delmar Loop – FOX 2
  • Delmar Loop landmark Blueberry Hill celebrates 50th anniversary –
  • St. Louis Restaurant Openings and Closings: August 2022 – RFT
  • Review: Salve Osteria Dazzles With Mediterranean-Inspired Dishes – RFT
  • Winnie’s Wine Bar opens in Lafayette Square – St. Louis Magazine
  • Father-and-son duo serves up brunch fare at Hatch’d STL in south St. Louis –
  • Taco Buddha: Fusion at Its Best – Good Food St. Louis
  • Tabitha Craig-Robinson and Tab’s Cafe In Alton Prepare For "A Dream Come True Moment" – RiverBender
  • Landlords pursue restaurant Layla at Grove, Webster Groves locations – KSDK

STLfood ⚜️

  • St. Louis Standards: LeGrand’s Market & Catering Has What the People Love – RFT
  • Joe Luckey of Fordo’s Killer Pizza dishes on dough and creative pizza toppings –
  • Frozen Imo’s Pizza coming to area grocery stores – FOX 2
  • Imo’s will sell frozen pizzas at area grocery stores –
  • Imo’s to offer frozen pizza in St. Louis retail stores and 13 other states – KSDK
  • Food prices going up? Don’t blame the grocery stores, says expert –

Neighborhoods 🏡

STL100 💯

  • For St. Louis Foxes, a Happy Ending Thanks to Wildlife Rescue Center – RFT
  • St. Louis native premiered featured film in south county – FOX 2
  • City Hope St. Louis helps to combat the rise in homelessness across region – FOX 2
  • Awarding $10,000 To Artists: Alton Main Street/Jacoby Arts Center Announce Mural Grant Program – RiverBender
  • Grab your kayak! Dardenne Blueway is expanding, linking parks in the St. Charles area – KSDK

STL99 😱

  • Drivers in this city do not care about safety. This is only what happened today. – r/StLouis
  • Recently arrested St. Louis, Missouri, dogfighter Brian Maclin told police he’s been fighting dogs for 30 years. – r/StLouis

99MO 😱

  • Agape Boarding School should be closed. New Missouri AG filing says abuse is systemic –
  • Hearing to determine if Missouri boarding school will close –
  • Court order would close Agape Boarding School after years of abuse allegations – Missouri Independent

WW99 😱

  • Christian Missionaries Are Turning to the Gospel of Bitcoin in Latin America – Gizmodo

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • Percent of adult population currently experiencing long… – Maps on the Web
  • Self-assembling molecules suffocate cancer cells within hours – New Atlas

Police 🚓

  • A Private Policing Company in St. Louis Is Staffed With Top Police Department Officers – ProPublica
  • St. Louis’ Private Police Forces Make Security a Luxury of the Rich – ProPublica
  • St. Louis’ private police forces make security a luxury of the rich –
  • A private policing company in St. Louis is staffed with top police department officers –
  • St. Louis County officers to move to 12-hour shifts starting Christmas day to combat officer shortage – KSDK
  • Yet Another Data Broker Found To Give Massive Amounts Of Location Info To Law Enforcement – Techdirt
  • What Is ‘Fog Reveal,’ the Police App Tracking Your Phone? – Gizmodo

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

  • City of St. Louis ends Fiscal Year 2022 with $49 million surplus – City of St. Louis – News
  • St. Louis says it’s recycling despite viewer video – FOX 2
  • RFQs related to North St. Louis City Commercial Corridors Program – Events and meetings from the City of St. Louis, MO
  • Lighthouse Point on the Mississippi River may add to the Zoo’s plans – FOX 2
  • Decision to create entertainment destination in North City is in Port Authority’s hands – r/StLouis
  • Developer sees ‘huge opportunity’ in North City riverfront plans – KSDK

LocalGov 🏛

  • First charter school in St. Louis County opens in the Normandy district –

MoGov 🏛

  • Jay Ashcroft clarifies position in high-profile U.S. Supreme Court election case – Missouri Independent
  • MoDOT says safety training was ignored before fatal work zone crash – FOX 2
  • Recreational pot petition will stay on Missouri ballot; judge rules – FOX 2
  • Lawsuit on recreational pot in Missouri nears end – FOX 2
  • Lawsuit on recreational pot in Missouri nears end –
  • Lawsuit on Missouri recreational pot ballot measure nears end – KSDK
  • Judge tosses lawsuit targeting Missouri recreational marijuana question –
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit that sought to block Missouri marijuana legalization from ballot – Missouri Independent
  • Judge rules recreational marijuana stay on Missouri ballot – FOX 2
  • Hearing on Missouri marijuana initiative scrutinizes unprecedented signature process – Missouri Independent

FedGov 🏛

  • New disaster recovery center in south St. Louis opens to help flood victims – FOX 2
  • FEMA to open in St. Louis in response to flooding – FOX 2
  • FEMA adds south St. Louis disaster recovery center –
  • St. Louis-area flood victims can apply for FEMA relief funds until Oct. 7 –
  • St. Louis Residents Can Apply for FEMA Assistance through Oct. 7 – RFT
  • The Navy Is Withholding Court Records in a High-Profile Ship Fire Case – ProPublica
  • GOP balks at White House request for billions for public health, natural disasters, Ukraine – Missouri Independent
  • Bill codifying same-sex marriage nears critical vote in U.S. Senate – Missouri Independent
  • The TSA Is Hot Garbage. And We Will Never Be Rid Of It. – Techdirt
  • Trump special master ruling ‘troubling,’ legal experts say – FOX 2
  • Trump may have more classified documents in his possession, say prosecutors – Boing Boing
  • Steve Bannon’s Criminal Nightmare Just Got Very Real – VICE US
  • US seeks standards dominance, lets Huawei access previously forbidden crypto tech – The Register

Jobs 📄

History 🦕

  • Maplewood house historically known as Woodside is for sale – 40 South News
  • The ‘Piasa Bird’ still sits on Mississippi bluffs after centuries – FOX 2
  • Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96 – FOX 2

Sustainability ♻️

  • What Will California’s 2035 Ban of Internal Combustion Engine Cars Mean to the St. Louis Region, If Anything? – UrbanReview | ST LOUIS
  • Companies are buying large numbers of carbon offsets that don’t cut emissions – Hacker News
  • ‘We don’t have enough’ lithium globally to meet EV targets, mining CEO says – Hacker News
  • How does the land use of different electricity sources compare? – Hacker News
  • South Korea takes massive step toward sustainable nuclear fusion reactions – The Register

Infrastructure 🚽

  • St. Peters calls on MoDOT and Army Corps to look for flooding solution – FOX 2
  • States wasting billions on new highways, rather than fixing old ones: report – FOX 2
  • Ameren adding solar generation sites in north St. Louis, Jefferson County – FOX 2
  • Where you can’t drink tap water in the US. – Maps on the Web

Ecology 🦤

  • Oil Companies Want You to Buy Their New ‘Green’ Image – Gizmodo

WWwx 🌦

  • The world may have already crossed 5 climate tipping points – Grist
  • Major Climate ‘Tipping Points’ Are Just on the Horizon – Gizmodo
  • Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points – Hacker News
  • There Are Storms Off Both U.S. Coasts After an Unusually Quiet Summer – Gizmodo

WWW99 🕸

  • Politico’s New Owner Heads To The Fainting Couch Over TikTok – Techdirt
  • Patreon Cuts Its Security Team – Gizmodo
  • Tim Cook’s response to improving Android texting compatibility: ‘buy your mom an iPhone’ – Engadget
  • Tim Cook Shoots Down Idea of iOS Adopting RCS Messages: ‘Buy Your Mom an iPhone’ – MacRumors
  • Elon Musk claims SpaceX was in talks with Apple on iPhone 14 satellite services – The Register
  • Apple’s Emergency SOS link puts it into the satellite fight with SpaceX and more – Hacker News
  • Meta cuts Responsible Innovation Team – Hacker News
  • Meta disbands team responsible for ensuring Facebook products are ethical – Hacker News
  • Meta dissolves team responsible for discovering ‘potential harms to society’ – Hacker News
  • Patreon laid off their security team – Hacker News
  • Twitter Experiences Intermittent Outages Following Death of Queen Elizabeth II – VICE US
  • Elon Musk, Once Again, Fails To Get His Big Asks From Delaware Chancery Court – Techdirt

Space 🚀

  • SpaceX Starship Prototype Belches Superhot Debris, Causes Literal Dumpster Fire – Gizmodo
  • NASA Needs Space Force’s Blessing for Late September Launch of Megarocket – Gizmodo
  • The Pentagon Is Paying Private Rocket Firms for Ultra-Fast Cargo Deliveries Around the Globe – Gizmodo
  • The FCC Wants a 5-Year Deadline to Deorbit Defunct Satellites – Gizmodo
  • Scientists Find Bizarre ‘Water-Rich’ Worlds Around Red Dwarf Stars – VICE US
  • Scientists found genetic mutations in every astronaut blood sample they studied – Hacker News


Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • If You Hate PHP – Hacker News
  • Stop measuring community engagement – Hacker News
  • The self-fulfilling prophecy of React – Hacker News
  • Merriam-Webster just yeeted a bunch of internet slang into the dictionary – Engadget
  • When Every Ketchup but One Went Extinct – Hacker News
  • The North Korean Military Performs ‘Killing in the Name’ by Rage Against The Machine Through Clever Editing – Laughing Squid
  • Rivian and Mercedes team up to accelerate production of electric vans – New Atlas
  • VW adventure RV rides like panel van, lives like off-grid micro-lodge – New Atlas
  • Startup fuses camper van & UTV into new breed of off-road electro RV – New Atlas
  • Jeep announces plans to bring four new EV models to market by 2025 – Engadget
  • Rivian and Mercedes are teaming up to build electric vans more quickly – Engadget
  • Why UML “Really” Died – Hacker News
  • Motorola goes camera crazy with 200-megapixel Edge 30 Ultra smartphone – New Atlas