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L trains will stop running in Manhattan for 18 months starting in 2019

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to shut down a subway tunnel for 18 months on its L train that carries passengers under the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Chris Sale's White Sox Suspension Is Latest In A History Of Odd Run-Ins

41 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

The White Sox should just keep clear from all things late '70s and "disco." [ more › ]

Your Monday Morning WTF Post!

Trump is blaming Obama for police shootings. But seven years ago Republicans halted a federal study that sought to detect potential radicalization by veterans.   Classy (NOT) piece by uber-left online trash mag politico blaming the shootings in LA and TX on “returning veterans” and the GOP. As the right-wing outrage machine would have it, […]

On The Power Of The Light, Dance And Meditation: A Dialogue With Artist Lia Chavez

This last Saturday, Lia Chavez, presented her first live dance performance alongside dancers Troy Ogilvie and Djassi daCosta Johnson. The work titled "Light Body" showcased the practice of contemplative walking, which Lia encountered during a recent artistic pilgrimage to meditate in the cave monasteries of the Himalayas. Show More Summary

15,000-acre wildfire destroys at least 20 homes in Big Sur

A fast-growing wildfire that scorched 14,897 acres along the Big Sur coastline has destroyed 20 homes and is threatening more than 1,600 other structures, officials say. The Soberanes fire started burning Friday in Soberanes Creek at Garrapata State Park, according to the California Department...

Obama May Re-Militarize Police

59 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Police need military-grade grenade launchers to suppress riots, according to police union leaders. Alex Garland From Reuters, in case you missed it: The White House will revisit a 2015 ban on police forces getting riot gear, armored vehicles and other military-grade equipment from the U.S. Show More Summary

Letter From a Thoughtful Sanders Supporter & Stein Sympathizer

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I'm one of those people who feels sympathetic enough with the Greens (and disappointed enough in Hillary) to be on the fence. However, you made an excellent point about how a movement must be built from the ground up, not just run a candidate for president every four years. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Seattle Politicians Speak at the DNC, Football Players Allegedly Assault Two WSU Students, and Two Florida Teens Killed in Nightclub Shooting

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Jay Inslee's with her. Governor's Office Two Teens Killed, 14 Others Injured in Shooting at a Fort Myers, Fla. Nightclub: Their names are Ste'fan Strawder, 18 and Shawn Achilles, 14. The gunfire broke out just as the event, which was geared towards 12 to 17 year olds, came to a close. Show More Summary

Atlanta Remembers the Cultural Olympiad: “The Spirit of Atlanta” 20 Years Later: A Conversation with Lori Cord

"A woman was taking pictures. She eventually came up to us and asked if our parents were around, so we took her to my mom and dad."

Sherlock: Teaser Season 4 Trailer – First Look at Series 4 – Video

San Diego Comic Con was this past weekend and Sherlock had a big announcement – our first good look at series 4. Sherlock Series 4 is currently in production and will be airing in the UK and USA in 2017. We’re getting excited! The post Sherlock: Teaser Season 4 Trailer – First Look at Series 4 – Video appeared first on

No AC, Treats For Customers At Pleasant Pops In Adams Morgan

The shop closed at 11 a.m. and is expected to re-open tomorrow. [ more › ]

Early Addition: Martin Shkreli Targets Brunch

John Oliver talks RNC, Bernie supporters protest DNC, JFK's terrapin turtle trouble, Rihanna bans Pokemon at concerts, Trump Reddit AMA and more midday links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

Juggalos Are Going To March On Washington Next Fall

The Insane Clown Posse and its fans are fighting against the FBI's classification of them as a "loosely-affiliated gang." [ more › ]

Mother Of Gilgo Beach Murder Victim Found Dead, Other Daughter Arrested

Mari Gilbert, mother of a sex worker whose disappearance led to the discovery of a serial killer's Long Island mass grave, which was filled mostly with slain prostitutes, died on Saturday. Upstate NY police arrested her daughter Sarra Gilbert, who was charged with murder. [ more › ]

Behind the Scenes with … cinematographer Eric Lin, making downtown Philadelphia look like Wall Street in Equity

Equity, the first female-driven drama about Wall Street, was directed, written, produced, and financed by women. But one man—Eric Lin—played a key role in the film. By sitting behind the... To view the full story, click the title li...

Sony Pictures Classics releases first female-driven Wall Street drama, Equity

Hollywood has long had a fascination with Wall Street. Wall Street (1987), Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Margin Call (2011) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) are just a handful of films that have... To view the full story, click the title link.

Photos: There Were So Many Stylish Men At Wicker Park Fest

The fest endured some epic storms, but while the sun was out, the fest fashion was truly on point. [ more › ]

18 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Lollapalooza is upon us this week, starting a day earlier than in the past. Even if you're not Lolla-ing, we've got plenty of other events to make your week rock. [ more › ]

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