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Corzine, former MF Global officials to settle investor lawsuit

Jon Corzine, the former chief executive of MF Global Holdings Ltd., and other former officials of the failed brokerage agreed to pay $64.5 million to settle an investor lawsuit in the latest... To view the full story, click the title link.

Times Square Woody Allegedly A 'Serial Butt Groper'

32 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Woody from Toy Story is in a bit of trouble, or at least his Times Square counterpart is—a man who used to don a Woody costume and ask tourists to pose for photos with him has been accused of repeatedly groping women's behinds, and faces three counts of attempted forcible touching and three counts of sex abuse. [ more › ]

Listen Here: New Music from Tanlines, Helen, and Young Thug

34 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tanlines play Neumos tomorrow, Wednesday July 8, with Mas Ysa. Let's talk about some tracks that you can add to your summer playlists. They recruited Orange Is the New Black's Natasha Leon and Girls' Alex Karpovskyfor the video, which is in danger of erring on the cutesy side, but the whole thing is just so darn likeable. Show More Summary

Jill Scott changes her tune about Bill Cosby

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Last year, Jill Scott vigorously defended Bill Cosby via her Twitter account. But now, after the release of 2005 court documents where the embattled comedy legend admitted to obtaining Quaaludes for the...

July Theater Guide: Life on the Fringe

A comprehensive preview of all the shows we're looking forward to at this year's Capital Fringe. [ more › ]

The New Shack Shack Chicken Sandwich: A Preliminary Review

48 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

   Today begins the era of the ChickenShack, Shake Shack's first foray into sandwiches that (formerly) clucked. The Brooklyn-only sandwich—that's some borough othering, SS!—went live at 11 a.m. and I headed over to the DUMBO location to try it. Show More Summary

D.C. Activates Heat Emergency

It's hot. Here's how to help those who can't cool off. [ more › ]

Instagram Flexin: Usher & Sons Tour New Orleans After Essence Music Fest Performance… [PHOTOS]

After a successful performance during the 2015 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Usher Raymond stuck around a few extra days to spend some quality time with his two sons and his fiance, Grace Miguel. The Raymonds, joined by a few...Show More Summary

Judge: No full pay for Illinois workers without state budget

State employees cannot be paid more than federal minimum wage until lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner agree on a spending plan, a Cook County judge ruled Tuesday.

Man Claims Restraining Order From Zuckerberg's Mansion Security Left Him Homeless

He sounds a bit like he's unspooling, but the restraining order is only hurting him. [ more › ]

It Looks Like We Will Be Voting On Changing The 'Airbnb Law' In November

Proponents handed in 16,000 signatures on Monday, and they only need 9,700 of those to be verified as coming from registered voters. [ more › ]

New member joins Montgomery school board

When Montgomery County’s school board meets next week, a new member will be seated at the table: Eric Guerci, a rising junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School who stepped into his new post earlier this month.Read full article >>

Police: Man shot taxi driver rather than pay the fare

A Hyattsville man shot a taxi driver when the latter asked him to pay the fare for a ride on the Fourth of July, Prince George’s County police said.Police announced the arrest of Diotraye Lee Diggs, 24, on Tuesday. The driver’s injury was not life-threatening.Read full article >>

Judge denies 'Suge' Knight request to drop charges in murder case

A Los Angeles County judge denied a defense request Tuesday to dismiss charges in the murder case against former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.

Atlanta’s newest brewery taproom, Eventide Brewing, opens to the public

The just-opened taproom of Eventide Brewing immediately stands out as something a bit different. Located in a residential neighborhood in the heart of Grant Park/Peoplestown, the setting is wholly unique for the city, as is the vibe....Show More Summary

Cozy Up To The Lonely Wild At Schubas This Wednesday

The band is currently touring in support of their sophomore album 'Chasing White Light,' and long-time fans will notice a bit of a change in sound. [ more › ]

Sifting through our Confederate attic: What stays, what goes

For 38 years, from 1933 to 1971, Richard B. Russell Jr. served Georgia as a U.S. senator, and for much of the time he may have been the single most powerful legislator in Washington, earning...

Todd P Pulls Music From Summerscreen Because Of Vitamin Water Branding

DJ Dog Dick will not grace the Vitamin Water Stage at Williamsburg's Summerscreen this year. Promoter Todd P announced on Facebook today that he cancelled all of the musical acts slated to perform before "Brooklyn's longest-running outdoor film and music series" because of too much branding. [ more › ]

NYC vs. Silicon Valley vs. the Pretenders

Amid way too much hype about tech in the city, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has published a rigorous study that shows the sector now exceeds 100,000 jobs gere and is growing nicely, thank... To view the full story, click the title link.

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