Wild Love: I’m a black gay man looking for love, but I keep getting sexually harassed | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge There’s more in this week’s Savage Love. To read the full column, go to savage.love. Hello dan: I am a gay black man in his 30s. When I was a teenager, my family and friends called me fat and ugly. I should also point out that I was in an all-white community … Read more

Here’s why Southwest Detroit’s long-standing Pupuseria tops out at 100 pounds. of tortillas per day | Restaurant Reviews | Detroit

When I lived in Guatemala in the last century, the song you heard constantly on the radio was “I like pupusas”. The tune has stuck with me ever since, and you can watch a manic version of Espiritu Libre on YouTube, complete with some Motown-style dance moves. “Are they pies? Nope! Are they tamales? No … Read more

St. Louis Offers Monkeypox Vaccination Opportunities | Missouri News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge Monkeypox cases are on the rise in St. Louis and nationally. The St. Louis City Health Department is hosting two new monkeypox vaccination clinics next weekend. The clinics will be held from 10 am to 3 pm on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15. To make an appointment to receive the … Read more

Detroit seeks new way to fund ShotSpotter after outrage over use of COVID-19 funds | Detroit Metro Area News | Detroit

click to enlarge courtesy photo As the only provider of urban-scale gunshot detection systems in the United States, ShotSpotter effectively has a monopoly on the market. For the third time in three weeks, the Detroit City Council on Tuesday postponed a vote to expand controversial surveillance technology for the police department. The council voted 6-3 … Read more

Nonstop flights from St. Louis to Jamaica begin soon | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge St. Louis residents will be able to fly nonstop from Lambert to Montego Bay, Jamaica, beginning in February. Frontier Airlines announced today that it will fly directly from St. Louis to Montego Bay, Jamaica, beginning early next year. Direct flights will be offered seasonally beginning in February. “We at STL are excited … Read more

Detroit Sculptor Austen Brantley to Build Statue Honoring Late Tuskegee Airman Alexander Jefferson | Art stories and interviews | Detroit

click to enlarge Darrel Ellis/ Photo courtesy Detroit artist Austen Brantley. Detroit’s own Tuskegee Airman, Alexander Jefferson, is being honored with a statue of his likeness in Rouge Park. After a month-long search for an artist worthy of the task, the Detroit office of Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship chose local sculptor Austen Brantley to build … Read more

St. Louis police charge man in wild ambulance chase | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dwane Vardiman is accused of robbing an ambulance and leading police on a manhunt yesterday. A series of charges have been filed against the 48-year-old O’Fallon, Missouri man, accused of robbing an ambulance yesterday in Crystal City and then leading police on a chase in St. Louis. St. … Read more

Proposed moratorium on new cannabis cultivation licenses to deal with falling prices in Michigan | Marijuana News | Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock The recreational marijuana industry in Michigan is saturated with cannabis. Lobbyists for Michigan’s largest cannabis operations are calling on lawmakers to impose a moratorium on new growers to help prevent prices from plummeting further in the recreational market. The proposed moratorium would prevent the Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) from approving … Read more

Boba B!tch brings Boba and Sass tea to St. Louis | Food and Drink News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge Courtesy of Boba B!tch Franklin Killian is excited to bring a fun and delicious boba tea experience to St. Louis. For a decade, Franklin Killian, a native of Jefferson County, lived in Los Angeles, where he wrote movie scripts, acted in television shows and thought little of boba tea, other than wondering … Read more

Planned Parenthood to open mobile abortion clinic near St. Louis | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

DANNY WICENTOWSKI People seeking an abortion will have the opportunity to visit a mobile clinic in southern Illinois by the end of 2022. One hundred days after the overturning of Roe vs. WadePlanned Parenthood announced Monday that it is bringing a mobile abortion clinic to the St. Louis area. Scheduled to open in late 2022, … Read more