STLduJournal ⏳ · 2022-08-22 0

STLduJour(nal) ⏳ – MMXXII:234-AM

STL: Monday, August 22, 2022

Events 📆

BuySTL 👜

  • In Downtown West, Anchor Room aspires to be more than just coffee – St. Louis Magazine
  • The London Tea Room Is Leaving Tower Grove South – RFT
  • Earthbound Beer and EarthDance Farm announce collaboration of unique brews you have to try –

    Restaurants 🍲

  • El Maguey Closes Florissant Location – RFT
  • El Maguey Florissant closes unexpectedly – KSDK
  • Mexican restaurant in Florissant closes after four months in operation – St. Louis Business Journal
  • The Tenderloin Room will celebrate 60 years with a big bash on August 27 – St. Louis Magazine
  • Dog-On-It Hot Dogs –
  • CC’s Vegan Spot will expand to North County with a grab-and-go location –
  • Maaji’s Street Kitchen Offers Indian Food With a Healthful Twist – RFT

STLfood ⚜️

  • Good morning Donut Lovers! Here’s the latest episode of the STL Donut Tour highlighting some of my favorite specialty donuts! Check out these Destination Donuts! – r/StLouis
  • A Tour of Regional Pizza Styles in the United States – Laughing Squid

Neighborhoods 🏡

STL100 💯

99MO 😱

  • Missouri student test scores still lag behind pre-pandemic levels – FOX 2

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • CDC confirms Nebraska child died of brain-eating amoeba –
  • Missouri health officials raise threat level of monkeypox, frustrated with limited vaccine supply –
  • A ‘Fast-Moving’ E. Coli Outbreak Is Hospitalizing People in the Midwest, CDC Warns – Gizmodo

Police 🚓

  • Kansas City mayor sues Missouri over police funding law – FOX 2
  • St. Louis police offer car clubs to Kia, Hyundai drivers – FOX 2
  • SLMPD ran out of car clubs within an hour at free giveaway – KSDK

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

  • St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones’ policy chief moved to new position – St. Louis Business Journal
  • Former Alderman Jeffery Boyd expected to plead guilty – FOX 2
  • St. Louis economic development agency taps more consultants –

    LocalGov 🏛

  • East Alton Fire Duo Recognized For Obtaining Three Grants That Topped $75,000 In Year – RiverBender

    MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri voters to weigh forgiveness for past weed crimes – The Big 550 KTRS

    FedGov 🏛

  • New Pentagon Budget Could Force the Military to Disclose When it Buys Americans’ Location Data – Gizmodo
  • FTC Right To Repair Push Continues With Weber Grill Settlement – Techdirt
  • After FEMA overhaul, hundreds of thousands of Americans are forgoing federal flood insurance – Grist
  • Newsmax points out that Trump can run for president from prison – Boing Boing

Jobs 📄

History 🦕

  • The day the city’s worst driver – ‘Hot Rod’ Moore – gave up his license –

Sustainability ♻️

Infrastructure 🚽

  • MetroLink Blue Line returns Monday, Aug. 22 – FOX 2
  • MetroLink to resume full service, but cost for flood repairs could double –
  • Metro Transit gets federal funding for electric buses – FOX 2
  • Congresswoman Bush, Mayor Jones announce $19 million grant to Lambert Airport –

Utilities 📈

  • Ameren may turn to natural gas to make up for shuttering Rush Island coal plant – Missouri Independent

Ecology 🦤

  • Pilot Project To Study Upper Mississippi River Flooding, Climate Resilience – The Waterways Journal
  • These Arctic Fish Are Full of Antifreeze – Gizmodo
  • ‘Gross negligence’: popular Michigan river hit with second chemical spill in four years – Grist

Space 🚀

  • NASA’s moon rocket moved to launch pad for 1st test flight – The Big 550 KTRS
  • Scientists Try To Out Maneuver Elon Musk’s Satellite Light Pollution – Techdirt
  • NASA Will Now Go ‘Full Force’ Investigating UFOs, Agency Says – VICE US
  • NASA builds for keeps: Voyager mission still going after 45 years – The Register
  • A Private Space Company Is Launching a Probe to Look for Alien Life on Venus – VICE US


  • Make Your Own Taco Seasoning – Good Food St. Louis
  • Who says hospital food is bad? Try St. Luke’s Pasta. –
  • Here’s a couple resources for any of the people that like making fantasy transit maps (interactive map link in comments) – r/StLouis
  • Video: Man builds beautiful machine to throw knives with incredible laser-guided accuracy – Boing Boing

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Malicious PyPi packages turn Discord into password-stealing malware – BleepingComputer
  • Apple releases patches for major iOS and macOS security vulnerabilities – Engadget
  • DigitalOcean Discloses Impact From Recent Mailchimp Cyberattack – SecurityWeek
  • TikTok Says, No, It Isn’t Stealing Your Passwords – VICE US
  • Who was the real Chef Boyardee? – Boing Boing
  • Internet users as percentage of population in 2015 vs… – Maps on the Web
  • TikTok’s In-App Browser Reportedly Capable of Monitoring Anything You Type – MacRumors
  • NSO Group CEO steps down, 100 employees let go too – The Register
  • NSO Wins Phone Exploit Of The Year Award, No-Shows Award Ceremony – Techdirt
  • World’s first commercial electric plane completes point-to-point flight – New Atlas
  • In-app browsers that act as keyloggers ↦ – Six Colors
  • ‘LaserWriter II’: Life amid the broken Macs (and printers) of Tekserve – Six Colors