In the news: MRH teacher, Richmond Heights Airbnb talk; MRH player signs at Mizzou

The weekly roundup of media mentions of news in our area. CBS — Richmond Heights Wants to Tax Airbnb
KMOV — Maplewood man accused of stabbing neighbor during dispute
KSDK — Salvation Army bell ringer mans red kettle for 30 hours
KSDK — MSD cleaning sewage spill in Maplewood/Richmond Heights
KSDK — ‘Picker’s warehouse’ in Brentwood sells everything Costco doesn’t
KTVI — Police investigate area smash and grab robberies
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Historic Elsah weighs fight to save old-fashioned streetlights
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Better late than never: Mizzou officially signs Antar Thompson
St. Louis Public Radio — ‘Just for doing your job’: Teachers share memorable Christmas gifts from students

New Maplewood restaurant, MRH chef in the news

Elmwood, a new restaurant set to open in Maplewood; a Maplewood Richmond Heights chef; and a jewelry theft in Richmond Heights made the news last week in the Post-Dispatch, Feast, Sauce and others. Feast — Niche Alums Chris Kelling, Adam Altnether to Open Elmwood in 2018
KSDK — 4 indicted in connection with Richmond Heights jewelry robbery
Sauce — Restaurant veterans Chris Kelling, Adam Altnether will open Elmwood in Maplewood
St. Louis Business Journal — Four men indicted in jewelry robbery
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Katie’s Pizza & Pasta helping fill Golden Globes gift bags with swag from STL
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Niche alumni Adam Altnether and Chris Kelling to open Elmwood in Maplewood
Trulia — Richmond Heights rental
WATTAgNet — New Cook & Learn video series teaches students eggcellent skills

In the news: smash and grab at jewelry store, more

The 40 South weekly roundup of media mentions. Fox 2 News — Officers reprimanded for covering surveillance camera
KMOV — Michigan men arrested in Richmond Heights jewelry heist
KSDK — St. Louis mom’s solution to time-outs is selling around the world
Leader Publications — Herculaneum beats Grandview to win 20th annual Doe Run Black and Red Classic (MRH girls basketball)

River Bender — Eagles finish fourth, Panthers ninth, Oilers 10th in CM Holiday Wrestling Tourney (MRH wrestling)
Riverfront Times — 15 Thoughts Every St. Louisan Secretly Has During the Holiday Season, Probably
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Protesters again march through the St.

In the news: immigrant taking sanctuary in Maplewood, support dog returned

The weekly rundown of area news found online. Feast — Michael Del Pietro on Reviving the Iconic Del Pietro’s in St. Louis
Feast — A Food-Lover’s Guide to Maplewood
Fox 2 — Police often respond to one store more than any other – Walmart
Fox News Live — FBI, Justice Department to investigate St. Louis-area police
Riverfront Times — ICE Ordered Alex Garcia to Report for Deportation. He Took Sanctuary in a Maplewood Church Instead 
STL News — Side Project Named to Forbes’ Top 15 Craft Breweries in U.S.

In the news: Antar Thompson at Mizzou, superfood, road rage shooting

The 40 South weekly roundup of media mentions. Fox 2 — Man shot on MetroLink platform in Brentwood
Fox 2 — Driver wounded in road rage incident near Hanley and I-64 intersection
Gridiron Now — Mizzou flips junior college defensive tackle Antar Thompson from Louisville
KSDK — Man charged for shooting at Brentwood MetroLink platform
Riverfront Times — 17 Fun Places to Play Games in St. Louis
Riverfront Times — 40 Locally Owned St. Louis Shops to Visit Right Now
STL News — St. Louis Makers Praised for Coffee, Beer, Salami, Preserves & Rum
STL News — 21 Thanksgiving Day Dining Options in St.

In the news: Malik Stewart, Parker’s Table, lots more

A wide variety of area online mentions this past week (including a house for sale on a Google alert): a search for a food truck location, the Bottleworks ‘Cranksgiving’ and MRH runner Malik Stewart named a Post-Dispatch Athlete of the Week. Advantage News — Chiropractor pleads guilty to false Medicare claim
CBS News — Target to Offer Shoppers a Breather After Thanksgiving
Columbus Craft Beer Alliance — CCBA Beercation: St. Louis
Explore St. Louis — St. Louis Neighborhood Spotlight: Maplewood
KPLR — Hundreds of bicyclists ride in Cranksgiving, providing food to those in need
Maplewood Mayor Blog — Senior Internet Cafe Update
Statesman (Austin, TX) — St.

In the news: a boycott, MRH runner at state, more

Boycott of Galleria, Target, Schnucks announced, Defendants plead guilty in kidnapping Maplewood man, MRH runner 2nd at state — in the news. Home Furnishing Business — Rothman Owner to Become Largest Art Van Franchisee
KPLR — Botanical burglars strike again at Richmond Heights nursery
KSDK — Immigrant illegally living in US finds sanctuary in Maplewood church
KSDK — Former massage mogul to plead guilty in kindapping [sic] of Maplewood man
Mile Split MO — Malik Stewart – MRH – Class 2 Boys Runner Up
Riverfront Times — Tanning Mogul Todd Beckman, 2 Co-Defendants to Plead in Kidnapping Case
Riverfront Times — Final Defendants Plead Guilty in Tanning Mogul Kidnapping Case
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Boss of St. Louis area fitness firm dealt pot, helped kidnap and beat thief, co-defendant claims
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — African-American clergy announce boycott of Galleria and St.

Immigrant taking sanctuary, Thai restaurant, in the news

A man from the Missouri boot heel taking sanctuary in a Maplewood church, plans for a Thai restaurant, news of more demonstrations were in the news this week. KFVS, Poplar Bluff — Poplar Bluff, MO man takes sanctuary to stop his deportation to Honduras
KFVS, Poplar Bluff — Man living in Poplar Bluff takes sanctuary in St. Louis area to avoid deportation
KSDK — Demonstrators take to The Galleria in continued protest against Stockley ruling
Riverfront Times — Fighting Deportation, Missouri Resident Seeks Sanctuary in Church
Sauce Magazine — Thai Table will open next year in Maplewood

In the news: more top standings in best-of lists

The St. Louis Business Journal noted Brentwood’s top 10 spot in a list for best places to buy a house, CBS reported Maplewood’s ‘hipster’ standing, Riverfront Times included more than one area shop in a list of best places for hot chocolate. CBS — Maplewood Earns Spot in the Nation’s Top Hipster Neighborhoods — Borgia Boys End Fourth, New Haven Fifth at Invitational
Great Rivers Greenway — Great Rivers Greenway to Break Ground on Deer Creek Greenway Expansion Oct. 16
Ladue News — Style Speak Q&A with Laurie Newcomb of STRUT! Riverfront Times — 14 Great Places for Hot Chocolate in St.