In the press: Good Samaritans save man on tracks, officers exposed to fentanyl; Leopard Boutique

These and more in the press this week: Foley’s Bar patrons save a man whose car was stuck on the tracks, a proposed new tax in Brentwood, county officers exposed to fentanyl. Fox 2 — Police investigating train accident in Maplewood
Fox 2 — Officers exposed to fentanyl following car accident in Brentwood
KMOV — VIDEO: Man rescued by Good Samaritan seconds before train hits car in Maplewood
Ladue News — Leopard Boutique is the Spot to Shop
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Elderly man mistakes railroad tracks in Maplewood for road, is pulled to safety before train hits car
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — County officers in Brentwood exposed to ‘unknown substance’ – possibly fentanyl
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Man who spent New Year’s Day robbing gas stations in Ladue and Richmond Heights charged, police say
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In the press: MRH runner named All-Metro, Richmond Heights Post Office robbed, more

MRH cross country runner, junior, Malik Stewart repeated as second in state, a Maplewood business hopes to become medical marijuana dispensary, and more in the press this week. Business Wire — Governor Parson Joins Walgreens to Launch Safe Medication Disposal Kiosks in Missouri
KSDK — Woman has warning after recording man breaking into vehicles at Galleria
KSDK — St. Louis County business owner hopes to open first medical marijuana dispensary
Fox 2 — Armed robbery at the Richmond Heights Post Office
Scottsbluff Star Herald — Barbara Ann Nisi (nee: Goedecke, obituary)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Malik Stewart, junior, Maplewood-Richmond Heights (selected All-Metro Boys Cross Country)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Brentwood Invitational (wrestling tournament photo gallery)

MRH Middle School, Brentwood recycling, Maplewood Thai restaurant in the press

In the press this week: MRH Middle School is awarded by the US Department of Education, Post Holdings is moving in Brentwood, Maplewood restaurant, Thai Table, is recommended. KSDK — Kalie Shorr performing tonight at Maplewood Commons Walmart
Riverfront Times — St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: October 2018
Sauce Magazine — 5 new St. Louis restaurants to try this November
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — MRH Middle School named a U.S. Dept of Education Green Ribbon School
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In the press: Maplewood man almost dies from flu, Alex Garcia a year in sanctuary

In the press from the week:

Fox 2 — Police looking for ‘nail gun’ thief who hit local Home Depot
Fox 2 — SSM Health offering free flu shots next month
KSDK — Maplewood man: ‘The flu nearly killed me’
Riverfront Times — Alex Garcia’s Future Still Uncertain One Year After Taking Sanctuary From ICE
St. Louis Business Journal — Richmond Heights apartment project moves forward
St. Louis Magazine —  The 16 best Italian restaurants in St. Louis
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Maplewood man nearly died from flu last winter, now he’s a flu shot fan
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In the press: most mentions are of Maplewood’s nuisance ordinance

Maplewood’s agreement with the ACLU which led to a council meeting where officials took action to amend the city’s nuisance ordinance, was covered in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and on KSDK and St. Louis Public Radio. ACLU of Missouri — A Missouri Town Will Finally Stop Banishing Residents for Reporting Domestic Violence
KSDK — Proposed changes to Maplewood’s controversial nuisance law
My Plainview — Man charged with killing chef outside Missouri Walmart store
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Man charged with St.

In the press: Tropicana Lanes bought, MRH teacher, motorcyclist hit in Maplewood

In the press this week: a Maplewood Richmond Heights teacher won a contest to sing the national anthem at a Blues game, Sansone bought Tropicana Lanes, Richmond Heights Police make a lip sync video, and more. Blues News — Pentecost named 2018 national anthem contest winner
Fox 2 — 2nd Annual Cat Art Fair at Mauhaus Cat Cafe September 15
Fox 2 — Dance party and Joe Buck highlight Richmond Heights Police lip sync challenge
Fox 2 — Maplewood-Richmond Heights teacher to sing National Anthem at Blues game
KMOV — Motorcyclist struck by SUV in Maplewood
KMOV — Local music teacher named national anthem contest winner
KMOV — Maplewood music teacher gets chance of a lifetime
KSDK — Multi-million dollar redevelopment project in U City could force businesses to relocate
KSDK — Tropicana Lanes, Clayton Executive Center buildings acquired by developer
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Sansone buys Tropicana Lanes, other highly visible Richmond Heights properties on 13 acres

Last week’s top posts

The closing (for now) of Wong’s Inn, what’s for lease in Maplewood, and ‘in the press’ — (Lisa Clancy, Del Pietro’s, Vitality Bowls) were the most popular posts last week. Here’s the top 10. Wong’s Inn future uncertain
Restaurant sign posted, plus spaces for lease at Manchester and Sutton
In the press: Lisa Clancy, Del Pietro’s, Vitality Bowls, burning trash dump
In Maplewood: new signs, new names; Toasty Subs renaming
Giant turbine blade passes through Maplewood
Rachelle L’Ecuyer hired by Delmar Loop business district
Maplewood resident Lisa Clancy wins county council seat
Maplewood artist’s work selected for Gateway Arch grounds
Hearing set for Schnucks liquor licenses, Update: store opening date set
Record-breaking Sophia Rivera transfers to MIZZOU

In the press: pedestrian dies in accident, new co-working space

Found in the press this week: news of the Maplewood man struck and killed crossing Big Bend, Moosylvania opens a co-working space, Richmond Heights Police involved in IHOP ‘dine and dash’ accusation. Building St. Louis – The Boulevard Phase 2 Moves Forward
KMOX – Man Dead in Maplewood Hit and Run
St. Louis Business Journal – New co-working space opens in Maplewood
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Pedestrian struck and killed in Maplewood
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In the press: bystander shot on Shop ‘n Save lot, pantless vandalizer

In the press this week: a break-in at Pie Oh My resulting in only a mess to clean up, a woman was hit by a stray bullet, Zee Bee Market opened. Fox 2 — Maplewood bakery burglar found covered in pie filling
Fox 2 — Maplewood-Richmond Heights district program gives students in need a place to stay
Fox 2 — Shots fired outside Shop N Save in Maplewood
KMOV — Maplewood pie shop vandalized with jam, suspect found with no clothes
KMOV — Innocent bystander shot in parking lot at Maplewood Shop ‘n Save
KSDK — Woman hit by stray bullet in Maplewood Shop ‘n Save parking lot
KSDK — Zee Bee Marketplace opens in Maplewood
Riverfront Times — Maplewood Pie Shop Break-In Finds Suspect in a Sticky Situation
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Burglar smears jam in Maplewood bakery, strips to his boxer shorts
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — The new Del Pietro’s gives a modern spin to a classic St. Louis restaurant
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In the press — St. Mary Magdalen Church, Maplewood innovator, RH park

Found in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, KMOV and others this week covering our area. Aletia — How depicting Mary as great with child has brought grace to Missouri
Innovation City — 011: Ben Triola (The Rampant)
KMOV — Richmond Heights honors tennis legend Arthur Ashe with memorial park
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Richmond Heights park dedicated to tennis legend Arthur Ashe, coach Richard Hudlin

In the news: new urgent care center, new Richmond Heights park, Tropicana Lanes

Belleville News Democrat, Deseret News (Utah), Fox 2, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Public Radio covered our area this week. Belleville News Democrat — McKendree women fall just short in bid for back-to-back national bowling titles (Tropicana Lanes)
Deseret News  — Here is the best place to live in Utah, according to a new report (Richmond Heights mention)
Fox 2 — Burglary suspect has criminal past littered with similar cases
Fox 2 — Serial huffer arrested for 18th time but still can’t be charged
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Serial burglar facing new accusations of burglary and theft in Maplewood, Webster Groves
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In the news

KMOV, the Ladue News, Riverfront Times and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch carried news of our area this week. Call Newspapers — Filing period closes next week for county, state, federal offices
KBIA — No big last-minute surprises as Missouri’s candidate filing ends
KMOV — Was your car rummaged through in Maplewood? Police may have your items
KPLR — Woman left to foot the bill for car repairs after hit and run accident on I-64
Ladue News — Allegro Senior Living: A Harmonious Existence
Missouri Net — MetroLink officials tell Missouri lawmakers they need a dedicated transit police force
Riverfront Times — Monthly Farmers Market Coming to Richmond Heights This Spring
Riverfront Times — Mauhaus Celebrates 100th Adoption — and 16 Months as a Cat Cafe
Riverfront Times — Toasty Subs Serves Solid Subs, Sushi and Ramen (Yes, All Three) 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Wet, sloppy weather continues in the St.

MRH speller, Zee Bee Market, SMM fish fry in the news

St. Louis Public Radio covered the Maplewood Richmond Heights student walkout. Maplewood’s Traveling Tea and its owner Kateri Meyer was profiled in a South County publication, and more, in the news. KLPR — 3 of the 2018 Best Places to Live are in St. Louis County
KPLR — Maplewood police warn about car thieves’ parking lot scam
Leader Publications — Tea time: Brewing alternative to coffee
Riverfront Times — In Belleville, Students Risk ‘Consequences’ for Joining March 14 Walkout
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In the news: Blaze Pizza, Brentwood carjacking, Del Peitro’s

Feast, KPLR, Ladue News, Riverfront Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Public Radio covered our area this week. Feast — Del Pietro’s Reimagines a St. Louis Icon in Richmond Heights
KPLR — Area students talk about school safety and gun violence
Ladue News — Dinner & A Show: Toasty Subs and Sushi Kitchen
Riverfront Times — 3 St.

Maplewood trail, MRH in science fair, Laotian restaurant set for Brentwood: in the news

From Fox 2, Ladue News, Missouri Bike Federation, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Riverfront Times: new of the area. Call Newspapers — Candidate filing underway for Aug. 7 primary
Fox 2 — Serial huffer caught on camera getting high in home improvement store
KMOV — Maplewood restaurant scene is booming, but city running out of liquor licenses
Ladue News — Coming Up Roses
Missouri Bike Federation —  Maplewood Indecision Leads to Cancellation of Project to Build Key Area Trail Connection— Scott Ogilvie
St. Louis Magazine — Robata owner to open Han Lao in Brentwood
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In the news this week: food in Maplewood, Brentwood

Maplewood’s Larder & Cupboard and Acero, and St. Mary Magdalen Church’s fish fry were in the news this week. Feast — Cindy Higgerson on Larder & Cupboard, Winning a Good Food Award and More
Good Food St. Louis — Acero: Savor the Flavor
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Architecture and simple fixes can help improve school safety
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Parkmoor, MRH, robbery in the news

KSDK recalls the Parkmoor, Riverfront Times reports on immigrant Alex Garcia taking sanctuary in Christ Church, basketball and wrestling in the news. KSDK — Remembering St. Louis’ “Lost Restaurants” — The Parkmoor
Riverfront Times — Alex Garcia Is Still in Sanctuary, Defying ICE, as Support Grows
St. Genevieve Herald — Valle Wrestling: Warriors Sending Two To State; Huck, Bieser Third At Districts
St. Louis Business Journal (MRH news – paywall) — St.

In the news: Christ Church, new businesses

The man facing deportation at Maplewood’s Christ Church since October 2017 continues to make headlines, as far away as San Fransisco. New businesses in Richmond Heights made the news too. CBS — Man Facing Deportation Takes Refuge in Missouri Church
Riverfront Times — How Nate Larson of Living Room Stumbled Into Cooking — and Found His Calling
San Francisco Chronicle — Man facing deportation takes refuge in Missouri church
St. Genevieve Herald  (Brentwood, MRH wrestling)— Valle Wrestling: Valle’s Three Ready For Districts
St. Louis Business Journal — St.

In the news: missing boa constrictor dominates; hippies, meat doughnuts too

In the news this week: hippies, Del Pietro’s restaurant opens, and a snake that got loose at Brentwood high and middle schools. CBS/KMOX — Snake Escape Prompts Early Dismissal for Brentwood High
KCTV (Kansas City) — Missing 9 foot snake prompts early release at Brentwood High School
KMOV — 9-foot-long snake’s escape leads to school early dismissal
KMOV (in St. Louis city, not Maplewood) — Steel spikes in Maplewood yard raise questions
KMOV — St. Louis-area best in Missouri for hippies
KSDK — Missing 70 pound snake cancels school
KSDK — Meat donuts and more at Acero in Maplewood
KTVI — Search for missing snake prompts early release of Brentwood students
Sauce (Larder & Cupboard) — 2018 Readers Choice Awards
St. Louis Business Journal — Del Pietro’s to open this week in Richmond Heights
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