By JW | Wed, 10/26/2022 - 03:25

STL: Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Events 📆

  • St. Louis Water Division issues boil advisory for parts of north and south city – FOX 2
  • Precautionary Water Boil Advisory Issued 10/25-10/26 for Parts of North and South City – Events and meetings from the City of St. Louis, MO
  • Precautionary water boil advisory issued for two areas in St. Louis – KSDK
  • City of St. Louis Issues Precautionary Water Boil Advisory – RFT
  • Bethalto Halloween Parade Date Moved From Tuesday, Oct. 25, To Thursday, Oct. 27 – RiverBender
  • Metro Spooktacular | Friday, October 28 – BSD
  • Fall colors: Missouri forester shares best statewide sites for season views – FOX 2
  • Recommendations needed for places where the fall colors looks gorgeous around STL and vicinity!! – r/StLouis

BuySTL 👜

  • 4 Hands Brewing Co. to expand St. Louis facility –
  • Old Bakery Beer and Flourish Farmstead release Herbarium sparkling herbal tea line – St. Louis Magazine
  • ‘ssippi brings a natural wine bar to Cherokee Street –
  • 5 things to know about the new Costco opening in University City – KSDK
  • Centene outsources big part of its business. A local company won the work. – St. Louis Business Journal
  • Centene backs out of St. Louis soccer stadium naming deal –
  • St. Louis City SC renames Centene Stadium to CITYPARK – FOX 2
  • St. Louis CITY SC changes stadium name to CITYPARK – St. Louis Magazine
  • Schnucks Now: Grocery chain offers 30-minute delivery through Instacart – KSDK
  • Schnucks Launching 30-Minute Delivery Partnership with Instacart – RFT

Restaurants 🍲

  • Lion’s Choice celebrates 55 years in St. Louis on Wednesday with a bargain roast beef meal deal – St. Louis Magazine
  • Chicken Scratch Expands to Glendale after City Foundry Success – RFT
  • Chicken Scratch to open second location in Glendale – St. Louis Magazine

Neighborhoods 🏡

STL100 💯

  • A mecca for the misfits: The City Museum dazzled from the start 25 years ago –
  • What are the things you like about STL? Yes I’m being serious. – r/StLouis
  • Kwame completes Freedom Suits Memorial to honor enslaved plaintiffs who sued for freedom –
  • Plans emerge for Negro Leagues Baseball museum in north St. Louis –

STL99 😱

  • Vin De Set Fire Was Caused by Slow-Burning Cigarettes, Video Shows – RFT
  • Heavy fire broke out at vacant warehouse in north St. Louis – FOX 2
  • Wind-fueled fire rips through vacant warehouse near St. Louis riverfront –
  • 100 firefighters battling fire at vacant warehouse near riverfront in St. Louis – KSDK
  • Students Arrested for Bringing Guns, Ammunition to Belleville East and Hazelwood West High Schools – RiverBender
  • Student arrested for bringing handgun to Hazelwood West High School – FOX 2
  • Two teens in custody after bringing firearm to Belleville East High School – FOX 2
  • A ghost named ‘Rachel’ is haunting Stifel Theatre, staff members say – KSDK

CPVA Shooting

  • ‘I hope, I beg, that we learn a lesson’: School leader calls for change after school shooting – KSDK
  • ‘I’ve been an isolated loner my entire life’: New details emerge about Central VPA gunman – KSDK
  • ‘My mom is a hero’: Loved ones remember teacher killed in CVPA school shooting – KSDK
  • ‘She never gave up on me’: Remembering lives lost in St. Louis school shooting –
  • ‘This is a trend that must stop,’ Central VPA High School moves to virtual learning after Monday shooting – KSDK
  • ‘We have got to do better’: Emotional message after St. Louis school shooting – FOX 2
  • ‘We were prepared’: Community leaders praise first responders, school security for quick response – KSDK
  • Community remembers teacher and student lost in shooting – FOX 2
  • CVPA shooter had enough ammo to create more havoc – FOX 2
  • Despite latest school shooting, Missouri Democrats and Republicans remain split on gun safety –
  • FBI searches for motive in CVPA High School shooting – FOX 2
  • FBI Seeks Public’s Help Investigating St. Louis School Shooting – RFT
  • GoFundMe created in the memory of victims of STL school shooting – FOX 2
  • GoFundMe page asks for $50,000 to help with medical bills for CVPA student ‘shot through his hands’ – St. Louis Magazine
  • Help is Available – BSD
  • Hundreds gather at vigil to call for change after St. Louis school shooting – KSDK
  • It could be weeks before SLPS students at schools involved in shooting return to campus –
  • Mental health counselor addresses manifesto, opportunities for parents, school leaders after shooting – KSDK
  • Messenger: Another school shooting. More thoughts and prayers. This is not OK. –
  • Messenger: St. Louis faith leaders plead for gun safety and to ‘stir up the courage’ –
  • More Learned About St. Louis School Shooter, His Motive At Press Conference – RiverBender
  • Police: Suspect barricaded himself in classroom after St. Louis high school shooting –
  • Read St. Louis school board president’s comments on school shooting –
  • Reopening Central, Collegiate could take months, St. Louis school officials say –
  • Resources for those affected by the St. Louis school shooting – KSDK
  • Saint Louis Story Stitchers to host event addressing gun violence and trauma following school shooting at CVPA – St. Louis Magazine
  • St. Louis school gunman left note describing lonely life, ‘perfect storm’ for mass shooting –
  • St. Louis shooter left handwritten note, brought 600 rounds of ammo – FOX 2
  • Suspect In St. Louis School Shooting Had Manifesto, Police Say – RFT
  • Traversing the Trauma: Prioritizing mental health after the deadly CVPA shooting – FOX 2
  • With no help from Jeff City, St. Louis must get creative to address gun violence, leaders say –

WW99 😱

  • SAP struggles to exit Russia after sale of support unit stalled – The Register
  • Russia Accused Ukraine of Making a Dirty Bomb Using Images From Movies and 9/11 – VICE US
  • ‘Winner Takes All’: What Xi Jinping’s Grip on China Means for the World – VICE US

Elections 🗳

  • Missouri begins no-excuse early voting under new ID law –
  • Schmitt says Valentine supports ‘defunding the police.’ Valentine calls Schmitt a ‘habitual liar.’ –
  • Election deniers ramp up public records requests in Missouri, across the country – FOX 2
  • More Missouri legislative races could be competitive this year thanks to a new map – FOX 2
  • Missouri voter guide for Nov. 8 general election – FOX 2
  • Where you can vote for the 2022 midterm elections today in the St. Louis area – FOX 2
  • Early voting begins in Missouri Tuesday, Oct. 25 – FOX 2
  • 2022 Illinois general election: Voter guide for St. Louis area – KSDK
  • 2022 Missouri general election: Voter guide for St. Louis area – KSDK
  • More Missouri legislative races could be competitive this year thanks to a new map – Missouri Independent

CityGov 🏛

  • Church to be demolished for new Ronald McDonald House despite alderman’s opposition –
  • IBM Mainframe Professional Services Request for Proposals – City of St. Louis

LocalGov 🏛

  • Corrections officer accused of helping juveniles get away after escaping St. Louis County detention center – KSDK
  • St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Issues Warrants On Suspect For Hindering Prosecution – RiverBender
  • St. Louis County jail guard charged with helping teen son’s jailbreak –
  • Ballwin to grow: Two St. Louis County subdivisions expected to join –

MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri Attorney General Appears To Be Using Open Records Requests To Intimidate His Critics – Techdirt

FedGov 🏛

  • White House Calls for ‘Additional Action’ After St. Louis Shooting – RFT

Jobs 📄

History 🦕

Sustainability ♻️

  • Home prices plunged 16% in August – Kevin Drum

Infrastructure 🚽

  • Chip fab locations more important than oil well placement, says Gelsinger – The Register
  • SpaceX launches Starlink ‘flat high-performance’ dish for moving vehicles – Hacker News
  • GM: Seeing as all y’all like our electric cars, we’ll double output next year – The Register

WWwx 🌦

  • New Research Bolsters Theory that Climate Change Will Make Our Space Trash Problem Even Worse – Gizmodo

WWW99 🕸

  • If GitHub Copilot Is A Copyright Problem, Perhaps The Problem Is Copyright – Techdirt

Twitter 🐦

  • Twitter Asks: Where Have All the Tweeters Gone? – Gizmodo

Space 🚀

  • NASA names 16-person panel tasked with investigating UFOs – Engadget
  • NASA’s Big UFO Study Has Officially Begun, With an A-Team of Scientists – VICE US


  • Building The World’s Fastest Racing Roomba – Laughing Squid
  • Python team wraps version 3.11.0 – The Register
  • Python 3.11.0 final – Hacker News
  • Three California Women Makers Who Have Started New Kit Businesses – Make
  • A fantasy console dev kit in your pocket – Boing Boing
  • Rust in the Linux Kernel: Just the Beginning – Hacker News
  • Emacs User Survey (2022) – Hacker News

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • The McRib Is Back at McDonald’s for the ‘Last’ Time – HowStuffWorks
  • Watch as the crowd rushes in to balance a failing carnival ride – Boing Boing
  • How Ben Franklin Helped Ignite the Jersey Devil Hysteria – HowStuffWorks
  • macOS Ventura – Hacker News