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

In the news: greenway, Water Street, immigrant housed in church

A closing restaurant, an opening restaurant, best city for hippies in the news this week. Feast, Riverfront Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Public Radio were among publications covering our area. Eater — The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings In 24 Cities
emissourian (MRH wrestling) — Adam Hellebusch Leads Borgia at St.

In the news: interior designer sets up in Maplewood

An interior designer finds her new space on Sutton Boulevard, and Maplewood Police officers are stabbed with hypodermic needles while making an arrest (covered by the KC Star, Post-Dispatch and KSDK). Explore St. Louis — 5th Annual Maplewood Sweet Tooth Tour
Kansas City Star — Missouri man kidnapped his boyfriend and stabbed him with meth needles, police say
KSDK — Maplewood police officers stuck with needles
KTVI — Maplewood police release image of vehicle wanted for package thefts
St. Louis Magazine — Interior designer Jessie Miller finds her place in Maplewood
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Maplewood officers stuck with needles while arresting assault and kidnapping suspect, police say

In the news the past week

Jean Carnahan wrote about two Richmond Heights spots in her Good Food St. Louis blog, St. Louis Public Radio reported on a now lost Brentwood neighborhood, Coach Frazier returned to MRH, and more. Good Food St. Louis — Starrs: Wine, Cheese, Coffee, Meat & Fish Shop
Good Food St.

Richmond Heights 75th anniversary, Walgreens employee in the news

In the news this week about our area, from CBS, KSDK, KTVI, the Post-Dispatch, and more. CBS St. Louis — Airbnb Close to Tax Agreement with Missouri — Martin 65th Wedding Anniversary
KSDK — Richmond Heights Walgreens Employee got the Surprise of a Lifetime this Week
KTVI — Police investigate robbery at Galleria Mall
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Rep. Gina Mitten) — New lawsuit seeks to stop Missouri governor from using secretive phone app
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (girls basketball) — Box: North Tech 57, Maplewood-RH 18

Anticipated restaurants, Tim Hortons, Brentwood wrestling in the news

The Maplewood Tim Hortons closing, anticipated restaurants for 2018 and Telle Tire expanding all made the news last week. ABC — Kentucky woman searches for birth family in St. Louis area
CBS — The Future of Richmond Heights Airbnb is Up for Debate
Feast — St. Louis’ Most Anticipated Restaurants of 2018
Modern Tire Dealer — Telle Tire Is Expanding in St. Louis — Again
Missourian — Posinski, Hellebusch Lead Borgia to Sixth at Brentwood
News Tribune — Missouri football adds three to close early signing period
Riverfront Times — With Elmwood, Rising Star Chef Adam Altnether Plots His Return to Restaurants
Sauce — 4 last-minute bottles for your beer nerd

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.

In the news: missing dog, ‘hipster’ Maplewood, more

Maplewood made a national list of top ‘hipster’ cities, also a Maplewood resident’s support dog went missing and it’s become news. Feast — Spotlight: The Muddled Pig Gastropub Serves Swine-Filled Fare in Maplewood
KMOV — Former employee arrested after trying to burgle business with owner still inside
KMOV — Dog that warns owner about seizures disappears
Riverfront Times — Missouri Has Largest Racial Gap in the U.S. for Out-of-School Suspensions, ACLU Says
Riverfront Times — St. Louis Is One of the Hottest Hipster Markets in America
STL Jewish Light — Being ‘sick and tired’ won’t curb gun violence
St. Louis American — Reverend, representative and rabbi demand investigation of County Police
St. Louis Magazine — Maplewood named one of top “hipster” cities in the US

In the news: protests; Maplewood food

Stokley verdict protest news —  including the Sept. 23 protest at the Galleria in Richmond Heights — continued to reach out of state this week. KSDK — Maplewood to host 18 breweries Saturday for Prost! Patriot Ledger ( Quincy, Mass.) — 143 arrested after protest blocks St. Louis highway traffic
Riverfront Times — Living Room Expands from Coffee House to Cafe

In the news: Stockley verdict protests, Olympia Taverna, Gina Mitten

For another week, the majority of media mentions for Brentwood, Maplewood and Richmond Heights have been related to the continuing protests of the Jason Stockley verdict. — ‘White allies’ protest of police shooting leads to stadium
Good Food St. Louis — Olympia Taverna & the Big, Fat Greek Gyro
KMOV — Demonstrators gather in Shaw Park, protest outside Galleria
Lynchburg News and Advocate — ACLU sues St. Louis over treatment of protesters
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Week 6 high school football box scores