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First Slice 7/27/16: DNC makes Hillary Clinton's nomination official

57 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf

Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination for the presidency last night. In the words of Georgia Rep. John Lewis, who seconded Clinton's nomination, "We are not going back we are going forward.…

Man Who Tried To Kill Ronald Reagan Will Be Freed From Psychiatric Hospital

John W. Hinckley, Jr. has been in a psychiatric hospital fore more than three decades. [ more › ]

Rental slowdown in the city hits major apartment REITs

Apartment construction in New York and San Francisco is taking its toll on landlords, with Equity Residential, the largest publicly traded U.S. multifamily owner, cutting its revenue forecast for the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Cops Use Grindr To Bust Alleged Meth, Coke Dealer In Stuy Town

Cops used the gay dating app Grindr to track down and arrest an alleged meth and cocaine dealer in Stuyvesant Town on the East Side last week. [ more › ]

The LCBO’s New Delivery Program is a Winner

1 hour agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Finally, the opportunity to try new drinks without the hassle. Good news, Toronto booze lovers: you can now have your favourite drinks delivered right to your door. Yesterday, the LCBO announced the launch of its e-commerce site, which makes picking up wine or beer as easy as clicking a mouse. Show More Summary

How the hunt for D.B. Cooper made an aging Vietnam veteran the target of TV sleuths

They tried to pressure Robert Rackstraw into confessing that he is D.B. Cooper, even as the FBI ended its active investigation into the unsolved hijacking

Leading the Way for Food Equity

For those of us who are committed to making a positive impact on the food landscape of New York City, it's an immensely hopeful time for progress. There are more New York-based organizations working to bring healthier food to more people today than ever before. Show More Summary

Facepainted Pokenmon-GO Player on Mission – This is How We Live Now, in 2016

TweetLet’s see – he’s got the shirt and the visor and matching blue hair and blue beard. I think he just might be playing PG. GO Catch all those Pocket Monsters!

Let’s talk about Hillary Clinton and that glass ceiling

“You’ve come a long way, baby.” A lot of readers may not recognize that reference, but I guarantee you that Hillary Clinton would. Back in the…

Word on the Street: “BIGGER BUSES COMING TO THE 5R FULTON [LIMITED] RAPID” – Is This a Good Thing?

TweetIDK, man – 60 foot buses on McAllister? Muni Forward: Bigger buses coming to the 5R Fulton Rapid They’ll be like the Mammoth Car from Speed Racer, non? They’ll be just like this monster: Hello, Backwards MUNI. Hey, what are some of the downsides of this plan? Oh, none, none at all? Well, that’s reassuring. But […]

Getting to Saturday's Billy Joel show: Metrorail not a best bet

Concert-goers need to keep in mind that the rail system now shuts at midnight on Saturdays.

Morning Roundup: Behind The Scene Edition

Tim Kaine's wife steps down as education secretary of Virginia, and other morning news. [ more › ]

Uber's Attempt To Dig Up Dirt On Litigious Customer Blows Up In Its Face

A federal judge excoriated Uber and the private investigation firm it hired, for probing the personal and professional lives of a man and his lawyer under false pretenses, likely violating several laws in the process, all because the people had the chutzpah to start a class-action lawsuit against the tech giant. [ more › ]

China jails two Hong Kong journalists for selling political magazines to mainland readers

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

This summer, from the same people that brought you the missing bookseller drama, comes an all new political drama. [ more › ]

Popular Chincoteague pony swim expected today

It’s the 91st annual swim of the well-known Chincoteague ponies along Md. and Va. border

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