A brief, blurry, far-away snippet of surveillance video from a parking lot beside which Sunday's pedestrian hit-and-run occurred may show the Hot Cop of the Castro Christopher Kohrs fleeing the scene on foot. [ more › ]
Our latest Quick Bites brings us to Brooklyn for some Bunk sandwiches. [ more › ]
There is a saying that real New Yorkers never look up. That isn't true. There's a lot of cool, historic stuff above us and if you aren't looking up at it, you should be. Real New Yorkers look in any goddamn direction they want to, including up and including down... and today we're going to contemplate that downward gaze. [ more › ]
Has anyone mentioned Christmas yet?
Legislation would extend the statute of limitations to six years on tax crimes.
Skipjack captain Kermit Robert Lee Travers will be honored as a “steward of living tradition” for work on the bay.
Power couple. The 2016 menu themes for Chicago's acclaimed Next have been announced: In the winter and spring, Grant Achatz will focus on the Alps ("cuisines of the mountain regions of Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Austria...Show More Summary
The city is paying $100,000 to settle a lawsuit from a photojournalist who claims that Chicago police officers beat him and destroyed one of his cameras during the 2012 NATO summit. [ more › ]
The pilots pull the plane back up into the air at nearly the last moment.
Impressive. Co-owner Brian Smith claims Ample Hills Creamery's two new frozen custards are, in all likelihood, "the coolest thing we've ever done," and really, it's hard to find fault in that assessment: New York's beloved ice-cream-maker...Show More Summary
Planned Parenthood's 20th clinic in L.A. County opens in West Hollywood. [ more › ]
Kiki & Herb, the defunct drag-punk duo, made a Christmas album years and years ago that has long since been out of print. It's such a good album—so beautiful, so funny, so spiteful—I listen to it year-round. It has covers of Nirvana, Radiohead, and Belle & Sebastian on it, mixed up with Christmas songs. Show More Summary
Antelope Valley College’s two campuses were closed Tuesday after a threat was made against the community college, school officials said. The school announced on its website and Facebook page Tuesday morning that because of “a threat of violence against the college,” the school’s Lancaster and Palmdale...
Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]
Civil rights leader took her stand on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955.
The Huffington Post has joined the unionization wave that has been rolling through digital media since the spring. On Tuesday, the editorial staff of the New York City-based Web news giant formally... To view the full story, click the title link.
For the first time since California's emergency drought rules took effect, the state failed to reduce its monthly water consumption by 25%, regulators said Tuesday. The state cut its urban water use in October by 22.2%, compared with the same month in 2013, officials said. That effort fell below...
Southbound 101 will be closed until noon, at least. [ more › ]
Prison Officials Refuse to Remove Attackers from Ward Two political prisoners, Saeed Madani and Saeed Razavi Faghih, were attacked with knives by inmates with whom they are incarcerated at Rajaee Shahr Prison, and prison officials have neither removed the attackers from the ward nor addressed the attack. Pictures of Madani and Faghih with knife scars on […]
Singer-songwriter Hossein Zaman, who has been banned from performing for nearly ten years and lost his university teaching post due to his political views, says Rouhani administration officials in Iran are refusing to allow him to resume his artistic career because he has continued to openly express criticism about the country’s affairs. “I used to […]