The police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in an attempted rape that happened yesterday in Brooklyn. [ more › ]
Before you contemplate stealing a bunch of live lobsters from your local Shop Rite, keep in mind that the Long Island Sound is suffering from a serious lobster die off, threatening $40 lobster rolls areawide. [ more › ]
A beloved stray cat was brutally beaten to death in Queens last week, and locals are now looking for any information that might lead to the arrest of the alleged killers. Witnesses say that Bobby the cat was spotted being attacked by a "group of men" just before midnight on August 21st on 21st Avenue near 33rd Street. Show More Summary
It’s a refreshing and accessible cider that will please both seasoned cider lovers and those new to craft cider. [ more › ]
AS the first anniversary of the election of the Abbott government approaches, we are daily reminded of how and why Australians rejected Labor last September.…
Your War Metaphor Is Backwards: There is no "War on Cars," but bicyclists are dying in the streets. Still, we're excited about the new bike share program. The Return of Officer John Marion? If so, this man deserves a greatest-hits compilation. Was...Show More Summary
DragonCon Parade, Atlanta, Ga (pic submitted by Nicole)
bumbershoot.com So, like, are all of the Wu-Tang members going to be there tonight? Bumbershoot is starting soon! Are you stoned enough? Do you have stylish rain gear? (Something something joke about the festival living up to its name!)...Show More Summary
Bicyclists and environmentalists alike should appreciated the lead-off photo for today's 'Around Town' gallery. [ more › ]
A rapper scheduled to perform at the Made in America festival was arrested Friday night and released early Saturday, authorities said.
This message from Portland-based Platinum Records Lights and Sound owner Ali Tabatabaie appeared yesterday on its Facebook page. To all my Seattle peeps - after twenty years we finally lost our lease at the Seattle Platinum Records. While we look for a new space, we need to clear everything out. Show More Summary
While The Stranger's arts nerds are getting ready to spend the weekend at Bumbershoot, gaming nerds know this weekend is also PAX Prime, our big local gaming convention. If you're looking for up-to-the-minute PAX news and reviews, The...Show More Summary
Hans Fread, Canada's first celebrity television chef, rarely kept opinions to himself. “I am sometimes like a little boy with a big mouth—when I am angry, I talk too much and it comes back to hurt me,” admitted Hans Fread. While his opinionated nature could backfire on him, it also provoked admiration and amusement. Show More Summary
I've never been on OkCupid (I'm in a relationship!) but earlier this month I created a profile after receiving an email from a woman who said she... well, this is kind of difficult for me to talk about. Not because anything "happened," but because I don't want to spoil the experience for you. Yes, you. For a good time, you should check out Nighting_Gale. [ more › ]
Jeremy Paxman continues his personal account of Britain’s empire, looking at how the empire began as a pirates’ treasure hunt, grew into an informal empire based on trade and developed into a global financial network. He travels from...Show More Summary
Dog owners, stay vigilant: veterinarians in Manhattan have reported a number of cases of canine influenza in the borough, and they're warning humans to be careful when allowing their dog friends to socialize with other animals. [ more › ]
Aziz Ansari announced on his Twitter page that he's coming to Chicago for a secret pop-up show on Wed., Sept. 3rd. You can only get tickets by entering an online lottery. [ more › ]
Final preparations were underway early Saturday for a music festival expected to draw tens of thousands of concert-goers to downtown Los Angeles this weekend.
The Los Angeles Police Department has identified two sergeants involved in a physical altercation with a 37-year-old motorist who died hours after his arrest.
Each and every song this weekend speaks, in many different voices, to the experience of those who work and have worked in America. Let's make a point to remember them on this long weekend. [ more › ]