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For Local Feminist Group Miami Grrrl, the Personal Is Political

Audrey Aradanas and Evelyne Zapata are going to change things. That’s their goal, anyway. The two FIU grads are the founders of Miami Grrrl, an intersectional, anti-capitalist feminist collective that puts out a semi-monthly podcast – called Grrrl Uninterrupted – and takes part in various feminist events across the city...

The Best Rooftop Bars In NYC

35 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

We may have been denied blue skies and a beaming sun too often in recent weeks, but rooftop bar season is here at last. Many of the coveted al fresco spots in this city come with annoying crowds and overpriced drinks, but there are still a few boozy aeries that offer an elevated escape, or at least make the expense worthwhile. Show More Summary

How Macron calmed Whirpool workers whipped up by Le Pen

The favourite for the French presidency braves a picket line and explains the flaws in his rival’s promises to furious factory employees In an era when politicians’ interactions with the public are stage-managed to the last image-obsessed...Show More Summary

The pope is coming to the Middle East. But Christians are heading for the exits

After thousands of years of history, Christians have never been more under attack than in today's Middle East.

'Venezuela is a mess,' says Trump

38 minutes agoLocal Interest / France : France 24

US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was saddened by the crisis in Venezuela, where waves of anti-government unrest has claimed the lives of 29 people. "Venezuela is a mess," Trump said in response to a reporter's question as he received Argentine President Mauricio Macri to the White House. Show More Summary

Fall Out Boy will bring ‘MANIA’ tour to Atlanta this fall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Fall Out Boy has many things to share with fans this week. The band dropped a new single, the Nikki-Sixx-Britney-Spears-referencing “Young and Menace,” on Thursday, as well as a video (watch below). They also announced a new album, “MANIA” (due Sept. Show More Summary

Nigeria's presidency plays down Buhari health concerns

39 minutes agoLocal Interest / France : France 24

Nigerian officials on Thursday sought to allay fears about the health of President Muhammadu Buhari after his absence from the last two cabinet meetings. Buhari's spokesman Garba Shehu said there was "no need for apprehension" that he had missed the meetings but he was only following medical advice. Show More Summary

Mercury Is in Retrograde. But WTF Does That Mean, Anyway?

39 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Katie Herzog FlashMyPixel/Getty If your social media feeds are anything like mine, you may have noticed an uptick in the number of people complaining about the planets lately. Mercury, it seems, is in retrograde. To adherents of astrology,...Show More Summary

Berkeley Chancellor Pens Op Ed: 'We Are Under Attack From Both Sides'

Chancellor Nicholas Dirks writes, "Free speech may be the new clarion call of the far right, but the real subtext of those who try to disrupt institutions built on principles of openness and inclusion with violence is only barely disguised." [ more › ]

Trophy Cupcakes Lands in South Lake Union — for Now

The shop is popping up at least through October If you were craving macarons to round out your sandwich from Meat and Bread or cupcakes to accompany your lobster roll from Bar Harbor, take heart: Trophy Cupcakes is joining the strong...Show More Summary

How should L.A. County homelessness funds be spent? Here's how to tell officials what you think

Los Angeles County officials are seeking public comment on the preliminary spending proposal for the estimated $355 million to come annually from the Measure H sales tax increase approved by voters in March to reduce homelessness. A summary of the plan was posted on the county’s Homeless Initiative...

Callie Speer’s Diner Changes Name From Bombshell to Holy Roller

Geraldine’s Jennifer Keyser joins the team Callie Speer’s highly anticipated punk rock-inspired diner made a name switcheroo, from Bombshell to Holy Roller. Why the swap? “We wanted a better fit,” said Speer, as the restaurant’s construction...Show More Summary

Limited Tickets Left For Final Birdie Dinners In May

Bye, bye, Birdie. The ticketed restaurant experience inside Nighthawks will only be serving a few more meals before drawing the party to an end. Birdie first opened in September 2015 as a creative outlet for the original chef-owner of Nighthawks, Landon Schoenefeld. Show More Summary

Councilman Mitch O'Farrell Revokes His Support For City Council Hopeful Joe Bray-Ali

52 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

O'Farrell expressed concern that Bray-Ali had "compromised his ability to be an effective leader." [ more › ]

Judge orders return of woman’s 170 dogs

The Morelos woman whose 140 dogs were seized April 14 has won a court ruling to have them returned. A federal judge has ordered the return of the dogs owned by FULL STORY The post Judge orders return of woman’s 170 dogs appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Humane Rescue Alliance Slashes Pet Adoption Fees In Half This Weekend

You can come to the alliance's centers in Northwest and Northeast to check out the adoptable pets between noon and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. [ more › ]

Ten Spring-Friendly Cocktails to Drink Now

With showers and flowers comes bright and refreshing cocktails to celebrate the season Although the Mile High City somehow managed to avoid any real snowy threats from winter, the tease of spring has the city seemingly brighter. AndShow More Summary

Cuomo Launches 'High Intensity Gang Unit' To Combat Violent MS-13

On Wednesday, Governor Cuomo announced the creation of a new anti-gang initiative aimed at eradicating MS-13, the transnational gang suspected of a horrifying string of homicides in Long Island. [ more › ]

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