By JW | Mon, 02/19/2024 - 06:56

President's Day (J.0.B. working day)

Events 📆

  • Alton-Godfrey Rotary Club Chili Chowdown Set for March 4 - RiverBender
  • New ball, new rules as Battlehawks prepare for 2024 UFL season - FOX 2
  • St. Louis Battlehawks, citing demand, open 10 more sections to ticket sales - KSDK

BuySTL 👜

  • Hundreds of new businesses create economic boom in Florissant - KSDK
  • Missouri rolls up huge cannabis sales in 2023 - KSDK
  • Mueller Furniture Receives "2024 Retailer of the Year" Award by the Home Furnishings Association - RiverBender

Restaurants 🍲

  • Amaizing Arepa Bar opens in downtown St. Louis - St. Louis Magazine
  • Chilanguita Mexican Kitchen Brings a Zesty Fiesta to South City - RFT
  • Gourmet grilled cheese concept Steve's Meltdown coming to Midtown -
  • Luna Maki Coffee brings clean coffee to St. Louis farmers markets - FEAST
  • Motor Town Pizza now open in Richmond Heights - St. Louis Magazine
  • Olde City Café & Bar brings the Breese community together in a historic space - FEAST
  • My Just Desserts Upcoming Closure Marks End Of An Era In Alton - RiverBender
  • Jerseyville Imo's Permanently Shutting Down - RiverBender

STLfood ⚜️

Neighborhoods 🏡

STL99 😱

  • Schnucks' New Self-Checkout Policy Notches Its First Arrest - RFT
  • Man accused of flashing gun at Schnucks employee over too many items for self-checkout - FOX 2
  • Driver in custody after hit-and-run topples SLPS school bus on I-44, police say - KSDK

99MO 😱

  • Half of Missouri's population at risk of no longer having clean drinking water if new bill passes, expert says - KSDK
  • Shooting after Chiefs Super Bowl parade seemed to stem from dispute among several people, police say - FOX 2

Police 🚓

  • Former Potosi police officer sentenced for child sex trafficking - FOX 2
  • Perv Potosi Cop Matthew Skaggs Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison - RFT
  • Off-duty officer shot, manhunt continues - FOX 2

DotGov 🏛

  • Amazon Joins SpaceX in Fight to Declare U.S. Labor Board 'Unconstitutional' - Gizmodo
  • As Predicted, Judge Dismisses Nearly All Of Sarah Silverman, Michael Chabon, And Other Authors’ Lawsuits Against OpenAI - Techdirt
  • Governments can erase your medical debt for pennies on the dollar — and some are - Missouri Independent

CityGov 🏛

  • Change to St. Louis firefighter pension system gets veto-proof majority -
  • BB 217 - Repealing Ordinance Number 69955 realted to Complete Streets - Board Bills
  • 30% of St. Louis city jobs are vacant. Aldermen wonder about a new approach. -
  • Aldermen pass bill that could condemn Paul McKee’s north St. Louis land -
  • St. Louis gets D grade in 2024 'Financial State of Cities' report - FOX 2

LocalGov 🏛

  • 'What Is Your Solution?': Resident Raises Concerns About Alton Public Camping Ban - RiverBender
  • Bills to require St. Louis City and County to reimburse St. Charles County - FOX 2
  • Bridgeton mayor unexpectedly passes away - FOX 2
  • City council meeting: food tax removal warning; legal costs; board members code of ethics; Revel Kitchen coming - 40 South News
  • St. Louis-area cities say they’ll cut services like police, roads if food tax is repealed -
  • Wood River Recreation Center Opens - RiverBender

MoGov 🏛

  • First contract for widening I-70 approved by Missouri highways commission - Missouri Independent
  • Union Apprentices Complete Volunteer Projects at Two Missouri State Parks - Terrain Magazine

FedGov 🏛

  • State Dept. Expands NSO Group-Targeting Ban To Include Anyone Who Misuses Commercial Malware - Techdirt
  • What happens next in the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas? - Missouri Independent

Jobs 📄

  • Civil Engineer II - Jobs
  • Utility Worker (Lead) - Jobs

Space 🚀

  • SpaceX to Deorbit 100 Starlink Satellites Due to Detected Flaw - Gizmodo


Captain's Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • 10 Actually Useful Things the Flipper Zero Can Do - Gizmodo
  • Can Mozilla's Layoff Help Revive Firefox's Popularity? - It's FOSS News
  • Developer's Move to Bridge Mastodon and Bluesky Sparks Debate! - It's FOSS News
  • Nginx web server forked as Freenginx to escape corporate overlords - The Register
  • Popular git config options - Julia Evans