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Video: Vic Mensa Says Laquan McDonald Shooting, Protests Inspire Him To Vote

"It's hard not to feel like you are a Laquan McDonald, or you are a Trayvon Martin or you are a Mike Brown just waiting for s to explode." [ more › ]

What you’ll find at The Canteen, the micro food hall from The General Muir team

Located in the space formerly home to the Spence on the Westside, the Canteen will feature mini outposts of Fred’s Meat & Bread and Yalla, a spinoff of the General Muir called TGM Bagel, and a combination juice bar/liquor bar named Square Bar.

Queensland Places – Gooloowan, Ipswich

The prominent Ipswich landmark, Gooloowan, was built for the well known Ipswich storekeeper and businessman Benjamin Cribb and his second wife, Clarissa, who was a member of the Foote family. Benjamin had previously formed a business partnership with John Foote, with the resulting business trading as Cribb and Foote for many years. Benjamin Cribb married... Read more

After power struggle, Dede Wilsey prevails at Fine Arts Museums

Embattled philanthropist Dede Wilsey has been waging an all-out campaign to stay on as head of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco — and from all indications, the museums’ trustees are ready to extend her reign as the city’s queen of culture, although with a new title and possibly less power. Show More Summary

For the singing Orioles, a bittersweet changing of the guard

Diz Russell kept the doo-wop group going for decades. Now the band plays on without him.

Cuomo unveils Penn Station makeover that's 'going to happen'

Attention, commuters: Penn Station's long-overdue overhaul is finally in sight. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to convert the spacious post office building across Eighth Avenue into a grand... To view the full story, click the title link.

D.C.-based Split will discontinue rideshare service, citing market 'saturation'

The company, which boasted about 100 drivers and served tens of thousands of customers, says it is pursuing new ventures, while retaining its 22 staffers.

Ask RiotACT: Mobile motorcycle mechanic

20 minutes agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Hi Rioters. I live on the North side of Canberra. I own an Aprilia SL Falco 1000 motorcycle and not only need a service but I need it picked up from where I live. Does anybody know of an honest motorcycle mechanic that can do a pickup? I would rather someone with a home garage […]

For National Voter Registration Day, Two Former Planned Parenthood Interns and Student Leaders Speak Out About the Importance of Voting

This post features guest writers Sophie Majteles and Elle Wisnicki, former interns at Planned Parenthood of New York City and current student leaders. On National Voter Registration Day, Planned Parenthood of New York City is helping New Yorkers register to vote through the My Vote, My Voice campaign. Show More Summary

Trump’s birther crusade is definitely an important campaign issue

Donald Trump couldn’t make the argument at all cogently when he had the chance in Monday’s debate, so let’s be nice to the poor man and…

No Kings Collective Is Putting Chicken Wings With Mambo Sauce On A Shoe

The D.C.-centric slippers will be sold at Bucketfeet in December. [ more › ]

Two Parties to Hit Up This Week

Your trusted resource for all the foodie events happening around the city, updated often September 26 PENN'S LANDING — Audi FEASTIVAL, a FringeArts benefit hosted by Stephen Starr, Audrey Claire and Michael Solomonov (what some might consider the best chef's event Philly has in its arsenal) is happening this Thursday, September 29 starting at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Longtime Dive Bar Longbranch Inn Closed Down

With an eviction notice Longbranch Inn, the longtime historic dive bar on East 11th Street, has shut down, as pointed out on Reddit and several tipsters. Calls to the bar confirmed that the number is disconnected. There is an eviction...Show More Summary

$1.3 Million Makeover for Chin Chin at New York-New York

A new look after almost 20 years. Chin Chin Café & Sushi Bar, the New York-New York’s Asian fusion dining option since the resort's opening day, is about to undertake its most significant makeover in almost 20 years. The Los Angeles-based...Show More Summary

New California Law Lets Actors Remove Their Age From IMDb

35 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

First Amendment advocates are less than thrilled. [ more › ]

Russian Orthodox Patriarch signs petition to Putin urging abortion ban

36 minutes agoLocal Interest / France : France 24

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Tuesday signed a petition calling for a legal ban on abortion, the Church said in a statement. The Patriarch met anti-abortion campaigners and signed a petition to be handed to President Vladimir Putin urging a ban on abortions. Show More Summary

Investigators think they know who tore up Death Valley's fragile Racetrack Playa in an SUV

Federal investigators have identified a suspect believed responsible for a frenzy of high-speed driving across “Racetrack Playa,” a remote dry lake in Death Valley National Park, officials said Tuesday. Spinning and swerving wildly in an SUV in early August, the suspect allegedly cut 10 miles’...

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