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Want to design your own rail-connected wonderland with MARTA tax revenues?

17 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf

Have you been daydreaming about connecting new streetcar lines with bus rapid transit? Are you curious about how adding a new MARTA station could serve a neighborhood?…

News: Mike Schliefer named Managing Director of the Alliance Theatre

22 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

Mike Schleifer has been promoted to the old of Managing Director at the Alliance Theatre after acting as the organization’s General Manager since March 2014. “I’m flattered and humbled to be recognized in this way, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to support the mission of the Alliance in this elevated role. Show More Summary

Parents: Do the Right Thing and Take Responsibility

On Sunday May 8th, a group of African-American children set fire to a parked school bus in front of a Jewish elementary school in Crown Heights. The incident was caught on a surveillance camera. The New York Police Department arrested one the arsonists that same night and three more were arrested later in the week. Show More Summary

Where Am I Located?

Obtain the admiration of your peers by identifying this signage.

Save The Date For Third "Courtenay-Fest"

Celebrate the end of another successful school year with COURTENAY FEST!"Our school is hosting our third annual Courtenay Fest on Saturday June 18, from 12-4. We would love to have more community members and families join us this year." Pony rides, dunk tank, petting zoo... sounds like a good time.

Start Out The Holiday Weekend With Five-Buck Friday At The Underground

Been wanting to see the lovely ladies of the Kiss Kiss Cabaret? Want to start out the weekend with some fun? Come to the Uptown Underground on Friday night at 10pm for the low, low price of just five dollars (usually $25-$40 for the same show)."Summer weekends start here! Happy Memorial Day Weekend from The Kiss Kiss Cabaret. Show More Summary

Animal cruelty conviction in case of 66 dogs in filthy home

Some dogs were in crates, others on the loose in scene that left officers gagging.

Little boy tries to stop armed robbery at Md. GameStop store

Montgomery County Police released surveillance video that shows a little boy trying to prevent two armed men from robbing a GameStop store in Silver Spring, Md. on May 20. The suspects made off with cash from the register. No one was injured.

Upholding political tradition, City Council kills plan for Brooklyn nursing home

Upholding an unwritten rule of the City Council, voted 47-2 to reject plans for a 200-bed nursing home in Red Hook, a blow to the powerful health care workers union SEIU 1199. The proposal had... To view the full story, click the title link.

Local Character 'The Walking Man' Assaulted Downtown

The attack began around 11 a.m. when the famously reticent Walking Man apparently said "Hi" to the suspect, a 41-year-old male, who then started punching him. [ more › ]

Logan Square's Analogue Is Losing Its Co-Founders And Chef

Chicago isn't exactly bursting with quality Cajun food options—and now perhaps the best destination in the city has taken a major hit. [ more › ]

Chicago Has One Of The Most Egregious Racial Employment Gaps In The U.S.

In 2014, white people in Chicago had an employment rate of 73 percent; black people of 47 percent. [ more › ]

Why Sunday penalty rates should stay

1 hour agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Although the majority of people no longer go to church on Sundays, it is still mostly a day of leisure. ABS statistics show that Sunday remains an overwhelmingly non-work day. Even though Sunday working participation rates have more than doubled, still only 20% of currently employed working age people work on a Sunday compared with [...]

'In Paul We Trust' T-shirt honors Metro boss Wiedefeld. Presidential bid next?

"He's on fire, so Metro doesn't have to be," and "Doors opening. Step back to allow bad managers to exit." Proceeds from shirt sales goes to charity.

Authorities investigate burglary, sexual assault in Manassas

Police said a woman and other family members were bound and gagged inside a home.

Elizabeth Warren Calls Trump "A Small, Insecure Moneygrubber"—and Doesn't Stop There

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Taking 10 minutes to call out Trump. Office of Elizabeth Warren For your lunchtime listening, a continuation of Elizabeth Warren's strong attacks on the Republican presidential nominee: Trump's response? Goofy Senator Elizabeth Warren @elizabethforma has done less in the U.S. Show More Summary

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