In the news this week: principal on NPR, more

The weekly 40 South roundup of media mentions. This week: MRH High School Principal Kevin Grawer was on NPR, the Esquire Theatre was sold, a big crowd at Little Flower Church. KDLG (NPR in Alaska) — Barbershop: Politics In The Classroom
St. Louis Business Journal — Historic Esquire theater sold to San Diego group for $8 million
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Suspect charged in PNC Bank, Schnucks robberies

In the news: Waldbart Florist; fire command consolidation hits a snag

The weekly 40 South roundup of media mentions in our local news. Fox 2 — Iconic Richmond Heights flower shop forced out
KMOV — Rock Hill puts pause on plan for fire consolidation with other cities
St. Louis Magazine — The top 5 beer bars in St. Louis
St. Louis Business Journal — Equis moves forward on Richmond Heights hotel

In the news: Feast on Maplewood, RH restaurant

The weekly 40 South roundup of media mentions in our local news. Feast features Maplewood, a new restaurant coming to Richmond Heights, and more. Feast — Feast on St. Louis: Maplewood
Gephardt Daily — Tally the robot could be the stock boy of the future
KMOV — Man steals booze, shows gun during robbery in Richmond Heights
Riverfront Times — Richmond Heights Man Who Impregnated Disabled Woman Faces Rape Charge
St. Louis Business Journal — Restaurant planned for $52 million Richmond Heights development

Strange Donuts, MRH soccer, Cardinal Dolan at Steak ‘n Shake in the news

The weekly 40 South roundup of media mentions in our local news. The ‘This is not OK’ protest, a crash on Interstate 64, an ‘eclectic’ Richmond Heights home, and more, included. Crux – Taking the Catholic Pulse — Cardinal Dolan finds cheeseburgers and paradise at favorite eatery
KMOV — ‘This is not okay;’ more than a dozen groups gather in Brentwood to protest
KMOV — Crash involving dump truck closes Highway 40 during morning rush
KPLR — Cardinal Dolan pays a visit to St. Louis and [Maplewood] Steak ‘n Shake
KSDK — Woman carjacked in Maplewood after returning from road trip
St. Louis Public Radio — Missouri school districts eschew suspensions, turn to calming disciplinary techniques

Maplewood Airbnb, pool ‘Crypto’ scare in the news

The weekly 40 South roundup of media mentions in our local news. St. Louis Post-Dispatch — St. Louis area governments take different paths on short-term rentals
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Cardinal Dolan coming home, recording radio show from Maplewood Steak ‘n Shake

Centralized fire command, Emma Stoverink, carjacking in the news

KMOV and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on the plan to combine the command structure for five fire departments, including Brentwood, Maplewood and Richmond Heights. Also, Brentwood High School’s Emma Stoverink was on the TV news. KMOV — 5 cities look to bring fire departments under one chief
KMOV — 2 injured when maintenance equipment collided on MetroLink tracks overnight
KSDK — Clayton, others consider centralized fire command
KSDK — Maplewood man builds guitars out of old bike parts
KSDK — Man reunited with class ring after 30 years
St. Louis Business Journal — Second phase of The Boulevard gets more expensive

Lifeguard firings, 7-Eleven robberies, Maplewood fashion designer in the news

Area media covers Brentwood, Maplewood and Richmond Heights. Feast — Chef Mikey Carrasco Joins Las Palmas in Maplewood
Fox 2 — ‘Tapped’ bar in Maplewood lets you pay for what you pour
Fox 2 — Maplewood police investigating 7-Eleven robbed twice in 6-months
Fox 2 — Proposal for local fire departments to join forces draws heat from firefighters union
KSDK — Richmond Heights teen builds luxury dog beds
KSDK — This fashion designer from Maplewood will steal your heart
KSDK — Salume Beddu sandwiches served inside Parker’s Table
St. Louis Public Radio — St. Louis breweries are helping bring some neighborhoods back to life
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Lifeguards at Maplewood, Richmond Heights pools puzzled after firings over content in group chat

In the news: escaped inmate, fake door-to-door sales people, Bolyard’s sandwiches

The sandwiches at Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions, Christ Church in Maplewood, and an escaped prisoner in Richmond Heights were news items featured locally. Fox 2 — Residents recall encounter with escaped prisoner
KPLR — Search continues for escaped prisoner Bruce Brutsman
KSDK — Deaf Inc. building bridges with local law enforcement
KSDK — Police: Beware fake door-to-door salespeople
Riverfront Times — Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions Is Now Serving Some of the City’s Best Sandwiches
Riverfront Times — St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: June 2017
Pure Wow — The Best Bookstore in Every State (and D.C.)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — These local high schools scored highest in English testing
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Escaped St.

In the news: Toasty Subs, Boardwalk Waffles, Maplewood Council

Maplewood craft brewer, Side Project, gets a great mention in GQ piece on craft brewers in St. Louis. Also, Maplewood’s city council sides with the Paris Climate Accord and the Post-Dispatch reports. Uptown Magazine — 10 Things to Do in Maplewood
GQ — How Craft Beer Took On Anheuser-Busch’s St. Louis Monopoly
KMOV — Peek Inside: $1.64 million Georgian Colonial Richmond Heights home

In the news: Parker’s Table, Planet Score, Blue Duck, carjackings

A roundup of local items that made the news recently. CirdecSongs (blog) — Planet Score is Aptly Named
Feast Magazine — Salume Beddu Now Open Inside Parker’s Table, Featuring Sandwiches and Cured Meats
Fox 2 — A car slams into a store in Richmond Heights
KMOV — Maplewood police investigating multiple carjackings
KMOV — Car crashes into furniture store Richmond Heights
KSDK — Maplewood police investigating slew of carjackings
Riverfront Times — Review: The Blue Duck Lays a Goose Egg in Maplewood
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Former St. Louis County judge receives probation for DWI offense
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — After 2 armed carjackings in Maplewood, police tracking leads but have made no arrests

In the news: kitten rescue; stores closing, opening; Antar Thompson at Mizzou

An MRH grad who was headed to Mizzou (football) a few years ago is back on track, Rue 21 to close and Raising Cane’s to open, shots fired in Maplewood. Fox 2 — Police investigating several weekend shootings across St. Louis
Fox 2 — BMW driver shoots truck driver in Maplewood following accident
KSDK — Maplewood firefighters rescue kitten from storm sewer — Antar Thompson is ready to make it big once again — BREAKING: Alton murder suspect apprehended in Maplewood, Missouri, by U.S. Marshals and Alton Police
Riverfront Times — Zachary Smith Pleads Guilty in Covering Up Maplewood Man’s Kidnapping and Beating
St. Louis Business Journal — Maplewood Raising Cane’s sets opening date
St. Louis Business Journal — Rue21 closing 4 stores in St. Louis region