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Top Chef at Sea cruise will sail in November -- and into 2016

If you like watching chefs square off on Bravo's TV show "Top Chef," why not watch them duel at sea as well?

Phil Mickelson loses club head in freak mishap at Valero Texas Open

Sometime Friday morning -- during the second round at the Valero Texas Open -- Phil Mickelson is expecting a special delivery.

Saving RFRA: Compromise is not a Four Letter Word

“Come now, let us reason together.” Isaiah 1:18. The Georgia Religious Liberty Restoration Act (“RFRA”) now sits motionless in the General Assembly’s House Judiciary Committee. Neither dead nor alive. Tabled by its proponents after an amendment they considered a poison pill was added to the bill. Show More Summary

Extend the property-tax cap to NYC

The state Senate recently passed a bill that would require New York City to cap the amount of money it can raise from property taxes to a 2% increase in any given year. This cap is already in effect... To view the full story, click the title link.

City housing agency faces $98M shortfall

The beleaguered New York City Housing Authority said it faces a $98 million budget gap this year that will grow to $400 million by 2025, according to the Daily News. Gov. Andrew Cuomo was called... To view the full story, click the title link.

Pommes Frites' Eerie Final Tweet

43 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Pommes Frites, a popular eatery beloved for its belgian fries and endless menu of inventive sauces, is no more. It was obliterated in the fire and building collapse that followed yesterday's massive East Village explosion. The fry shop's final utterance on social media before the blast was eerily prescient: [ more › ]

67-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck By Bus Driver At Port Authority

44 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

A 67-year-old man died after he was struck by a bus driver at the Port Authority Bus Terminal last night. [ more › ]

Video Shows Moment Of East Village Explosion

45 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Security camera video has surfaced showing the powerful explosion that rocked an East Village tenement yesterday afternoon, bringing down three buildings and sparking a devastating fire. ABC 7 obtained the video from a business on East...Show More Summary

Capital Cheapskate: Where Chefs Go for Bargain Eats

The pros dish on their favorite inexpensive noms. [ more › ]

Alameda Business Buzz: Shift Local

By Janice Worthen If you’ve been wanting to become a Bay Area coffee connoisseur, Indie Coffee Passport East Bay can get you on your way, and a few Alameda cafes – Beanery, Wescafe and Beulah’s Bean Truck – are among the 22 cafes participating. Shift Local’s Marc Callado and fiancée Mari Bandoma worked with the

Q&A: Aisha Saeed explores “hyphenated” teenager’s struggles in novel “Written in the Stars”

54 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

 Aisha Saeed’s compelling debut novel, Written in the Stars (Penguin Young Readers Group), follows the dreadful consequences that plague Naila, a 17-year-old Pakistani American girl,

The Heidi Chronicles on Broadway; First World Problems

I wanted to like The Heidi Chronicles, now playing on Broadway. One of my favorite actors, Elisabeth Moss, is starring as the conflicted feminist who goes from teen angst to middle-aged motherhood in the late Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning script. Show More Summary

Man identified in Greenbelt slaying

Police in Greenbelt have identified a 38-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in the neck Tuesday and found on a couch in a Prince George’s County house.Kelley W. Robbins of Irving, Tex., died in the Tuesday night incident.Read full article >>

Georgia's 'religious freedom' bill tabled in House committee

58 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf

If you're searching for the latest chapter in the nation's Civil Rights movement, one where gay, lesbian, and transgender people are defending their contested rights, look no further than the bowels of a Gold Dome committee room over...Show More Summary

Woodlands 2nd Annual Youth Art Market, Saturday April 25th

Nancy sends along the announcement… Woodlands Garden invites you to our 2nd Annual Youth Artist Market. This one-day arts event is for kids in grades 2 – 12 to create and sell their own artwork and crafts. The festival will be held in the meadow at Woodlands Garden on April 25th from 11am – 3pm. […]

Decatur Annexation Legislation Area is 66% Commercial

Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss followed up with us regarding the commercial and residential breakdown of the proposed annexation area presented by Rep. Karla Drenner to the Georgia Legislature on Monday, which includes pieces of Annexation Areas B and C from the Master Plan and the addition of residential neighborhood of Decatur Terrace.  Here it is — […]

What we learned from the Ducks' 3-2 overtime victory in Boston

What we learned from the Ducks’ 3-2 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins:

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