In the news

The weekly 40 South roundup of media mentions. This week: Brentwood teen went missing, later his body was found; MRH grad is killed; Waldbart Florist forced out; fire command consolidation. CBS — Endangered Advisory For Missing Brentwood Teenager
Fox 2 — Endangered person advisory issued for missing Brentwood teen
Fox 2 — Search continues for missing Brentwood teenager
Fox — Brentwood teen’s body found Saturday morning in O’Fallon, MO
KMOV — Brentwood teen missing after suicide notes found in crashed car, police say
KSDK — Advisory issued for endangered suicidal teen
St. Louis Business Journal  (from 2013) — Knifeworks carves new business in custom cutlery
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — After 50 years, iconic Richmond Heights florist shop forced out

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

Tapped, MRH soccer, Boland Place, Goebel & Co. in the news

News of a new Maplewood business, a restaurant opens, an apartment development is approved in Richmond Heights, and more in the news this week. Also news of a long-time Maplewood resident who died tragically. CBS St. Louis — Maplewood’s “Weed Lady” Declares Victory Over City Hall
Fox 2 — Man dies after crashing truck into River Des Peres
KMOV — Truck crashes into River des Peres, killing driver
nextSTL — Goebel & Co. Furniture To Open Retail Space in Downtown Maplewood

In the news: Toasty Subs, Tapped, new Eagles coach

In the news this week: police searching for a serial robber that hit a Richmond Heights bank, Taste of Maplewood coming, MRH track, Eagles football gets a new head coach. Feast — The 20 Best Patios in St. Louis
Feast — Tapped Now Open in Maplewood, Featuring Self-Pour Beer, Wine and Coffee
Fox 2 — FBI and police search for serial St. Louis bank robber
STL Restaurant News — Get Ready to Celebrate the 9th Annual Taste of Maplewood 
St. Louis American — Road to Jeff City begins; Cleveland Naval Jr. ROTC boys dominate

In the news: Mai Lee, Tapped, Strange Donuts

In the news recently, Tapped opens in Maplewood, Mai Lee gets a shout-out, Post-Dispatch scholar athletes, and Strange Donuts closes its Columbia location. Good Food St. Louis — Mai Lee: A Vietnamese Success Story
Riverfront Times — VW Enthusiasts to “Think Small” in Maplewood This Weekend
St. Louis Business Journal — Strange Donuts closes Columbia location, citing lower student enrollment
St. Louis Magazine — Self-pour bar Tapped opening soon in Maplewood

In the news: Post-Dispatch on Maplewood ordinance, help-wanted at Blue Duck

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorialized on Maplewood’s ‘nuisance’ ordinance, a ‘suspicious’ package shut down MetroLink in Maplewood and the Blue Duck restaurant is looking for front of house and back of house employees. Fox 2 — No leads after expensive art display vandalized outside Maplewood bookstore
KSDK — Suspicious package shuts down parts of MetroLink
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Editorial: Maplewood’s ridiculous solution to 911 domestic-abuse calls: Ban the victim
Craigslist — BLUE DUCK-MAPLEWOOD FOH & BOH (Blue Duck restaurant help wanted)

In the news: suit targets Maplewood ordinance, Tommy Bahn, MRH baseball

A round-up of items found in the news over the past week. Broadly — When Domestic Violence Victims Call Police for Help—and Get Evicted Instead
Bustle — What Are “Nuisance Laws?” How These Policies Can Harm Survivors Of Intimate Partner Violence
KSDK — Maplewood’s piano in Sutton Park
New York Times — Woman Abused by Boyfriend Sues City for Evicting Her as Nuisance
Rebusiness Online — Associated Bank Provides $8M Loan for Redevelopment of Apartment Property in St. Louis Suburb
Riverfront Times — Tanning Mogul Todd Beckman: Kidnapping Victim Is a ‘Punk’
Riverfront Times — Review: With Hi-Pointe Drive-In, Mike Johnson Triumphs Again
Romper — Nuisance Laws Hurt Domestic Violence Victims Most & It’s Happening All Across The Country — In Cities with “Nuisance Laws,” Victims of Domestic Violence Face Eviction for Calling 911
St. Louis Business Journal — Richmond Heights pizza restaurant closes

In the news: new suit filed, coach out, Bill McClellan on Maplewood

Maplewood made the news this week with a new suit filed against the city for its ‘nuisance’ ordinance. Also, an MRH basketball coach is out. ACLU press release — ACLU Sues City of Maplewood for ‘Nuisance’ Law That Targets Domestic Violence Victims
ACLU — This Missouri City Banishes Domestic Violence Survivors for Calling the Police
Riverfront Times — The 10 Best Spots for Pasta in St. Louis
St. Louis Business Journal — Home furnishings store in Richmond Heights shuttering

Restaurant closes, piano in a park: in the news

Found online this week — Brentwood, Maplewood and Richmond Heights news:

Fox 2 — Police investigating disappearance of St. Louis University student (Kakao Chocolate employee)
KMOV — Man shoots woman outside Ladue Schnucks, kills himself hours later, police believe
Ladue News — Sole Survivor Crafts Fine Leather Goods in Maplewood
St. Louis Magazine — Artists First installs public piano in Sutton Loop Park
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Riverbend Restaurant & Bar closes in Richmond Heights
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Shootings at Schnucks in Ladue, home in North County leave 3 dead from domestic violence