Weeks after a sordid tide of tampon applicators, syringes and other waste washed ashore from the Santa Monica Bay, a Los Angeles city councilman says he wants answers about what happened. The filth forced the closure of Dockweiler State Beach and other nearby beaches for several days in September...
Ahamefule Oluo, Ijeoma Oluo, and Eze-Basil Chinwendu Oluo D'Oracle, who has just arrived from Nigeria. Ahamefule Oluo, the trumpeter for Industrial Revelation—a quartet that gave a sublime performance on Friday at the Frye Art Museum for the Genius / 21 Century / Seattle exhibit—was on This American Life on Saturday. Show More Summary
The ACT Government has sent a strong message to the anti-light rail lobby today by announcing it will lodge a development application for the optional extension to Russell together with that for the initial Civic to Gungahlin line within weeks. A statement from Minister for Capital Metro, Simon Corbell, said the application would cover works required [...]
We may be getting rain and thunderstorms this week, but temperatures will still stay pretty high thanks to plenty of lingering humidity. [ more › ]
Britney Spears just bought a mansion in Westlake Village that comes complete with a 3,500-bottle wine cellar. [ more › ]
The latest Quick Bites brings us to Chelsea for some American classics. [ more › ]
Back in June, the pumpkin carving process began for New York's most intense pumpkin fest, The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-On-Hudson. The spectacular display features thousands (somewhere around 10,000...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Black Seed, the upstart bagel company that's been angling to make Montreal bagels a respected part of the New York diet, soft opened their second shop inside the former De Robertis space on First Avenue (the shop officially opens tomorrow). Show More Summary
It's been a big week for Fall Out Boy. [ more › ]
We wonder why Chicago doesn't boast about this superlative more often: We're the alley capital of America. [ more › ]
Joggers have been warned not to run on the Capital Crescent Trail after dark.
Pastrami for everyone. Co-owner Jake Dell has confirmed that his legendary Lower East Side delicatessen Katz's, the place that the late meat maven Josh Ozersky called the final word on pastrami, will be opening a branch at the forthcoming Dekalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn. Show More Summary
The former "Bachelor Hotel" building in 1974 (Bob Rehak) Same building today at Wilson & Clifton, currently being rehabbed Back in 1974 when photographer Bob Rehak documented Uptown, the beautiful building at Wilson & Clifton known as the Bachelor Hotel was home to the infamous Wooden Nickel bar, Goodwill, and ALHELP Day Labor Agency. Show More Summary
She's upset by the displacement of all "the freaks, weirdos and artists" who have been priced out of SF in recent years, saying "the people who made it what it was can’t be there anymore." [ more › ]
This play should have been called Incest Vibes. Let's just say that the tension between these two (Amy Danneker, Mark Zeisler) is very Greek. Alabastro Photography Even though A View from the Bridge is the most boring title for anything,...Show More Summary
Clifford ‘T.I.’ Harris is not one for mincing words when it comes to his thoughts as evidenced by his recent thoughts about a female holding the office of President of the United States. [WATCH: Quick Quotes: T.I. Doesn’t Feel The Nation...Show More Summary
They’re pushing back against her request to put the appeal against her corruption conviction on hold.
Lots of sunshine tomorrow to make up for periodically strong wind gusts.
If Ethan Stowell isn't behind the stove, what makes it an Ethan Stowell restaurant? Mike Force For the fall issue of our food magazine, The Sauce, I wrote a feature about the pros and cons of Seattle's chef-owned empires, including how...Show More Summary
The Bowen Place underpass has been a long time in coming — and is very welcomed. It is a job well done. I say that it was a long time in coming as for far too many years now people, as they travelled to and from Kings Avenue to the lakeside, have had to cross over [...]