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Danny Bowien’s Squid-Ink Bagels With Ibérico Ham Look Pretty Great

Black Seed Bagels is in the home stretch of its special chef-collaboration series, which means the shops are now featuring a creation from none other than Danny Bowien. For his part, the Mission Chinese Food chef has put together a squid-ink bagel sandwich filled with anchovy butter and fat-streaked Ibérico ham from Spain. Show More Summary

Video Editorial: You Guys Just Don’t “Get” Port Commissioner Bill Bryant’s Apocalyptic Sense of Humor

19 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Maybe port commissioner Bill Bryant just needs more time to work the room on his dead polar bear bit. (In case you missed it: Here's the leaked audio of Bill Bryant talking about the port's Arctic drilling fleet deal at a meeting of the Evergreen Republican Women's Club earlier this month.) [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

An Apology For Anyone Who May Have Watched Saturday's Sounders Match

19 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I feel the need to apologize for Saturday’s Sounders match, which ended in a 0-0 draw with FC Dallas. Let’s be clear: it’s not the fact of a tie that was the problem, nor even the lack of scoring. 0-0 draws take a bad rap, but contrary...Show More Summary

SF's 14th Homicide Of 2015: Another Fatal Shooting At Crocker-Amazon Playground

San Francisco's Crocker-Amazon Playground has become the scene of yet another homicide, after a shooting there Saturday claimed the life of a man in San Francisco's 14th homicide for 2015. [ more › ]

‘The Breakfast Club’ 30th anniversary re-release at theaters

Anyone who was coming of age in the 1980s remembers the brat pack from “The Breakfast Club,” and we all have our favorite lines or scenes. For me, after a particularly tough day, dancing wildly, dropping...

State revenue growth hits the wall

The new state budget appears to be in line with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's demand that it increase spending no more than 2%, and that's a good thing, because in real terms state revenue is not... To view the full story, click the title lin...

'Wonder Woman of Wall Street' faces SEC charges

Lynn Tilton, perhaps the only senior Wall Street executive to cause a sensation by having herself photographed wearing only boots and underwear, was charged on Monday with securities fraud. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Teens Driving In Van And Taunting People Shot At Cal State L.A.

22 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

Two teens were shot in a Cal State L.A. parking lot on Sunday night after taunting people passing by. [ more › ]

Speed Cameras Net $16.9 Million From Dangerous Drivers

29 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Only 57 of the 140 speed cameras Albany promised New York City last year are operational, but in just one year they have issued 445,065 tickets, netting $16.9 million for the City. [ more › ]

Younger Star Sutton Foster Says Brooklyn's Where The Cool Kids Hang

29 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Sex And The City creator Darren Star's new series, Younger, premieres this week on TV Land, telling the tale of a 40-year-old woman who poses as a 26-year-old to score an entry-level job in publishing. We recently spoke with star Sutton...Show More Summary

Food & Drink Events: Duck Fat Frites, Grilled Cheese Contest And Underberg Takeover

31 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Looking for something delicious to do this week? We've got you covered. [ more › ]

Tammy Duckworth Set To Challenge Mark Kirk For Senate Seat

31 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) has made it official and announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate today. [ more › ]

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Gene Saks, actor-director who worked with Neil Simon, dies at 93

Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as “The Odd Couple” and “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” died March 28 at his home in East Hampton, N.Y. He was 93.Read full article >>

Ludacris to host Billboard Music Awards; new album ‘Ludaversal’ arrives Tuesday

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI The busiest man in showbiz, Ludacris, has added hosting duties to his blast of promotional rounds. The Atlanta rapper will co-host the 2015 Billboard Music Awards with Chrissy Teigen on May 17. This is...

Jonathan Franzen 'miserably conflicted about climate change'

Is the environmental movement's emphasis on climate change bad for birds? Novelist and avian enthusiast Jonathan Franzen thinks that might be the case.

Why did L.A. name street after Scientology's L. Ron Hubbard?

The HBO documentary "Going Clear" has once again focused a critical eye on the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard.

Takeaways from the Clippers' 119-106 victory over the Boston Celtics

The Clippers will return to the NBA portion of their schedule Tuesday at Staples Center against Golden State after a three-game trip in which they manhandled sub-.500 teams. The Clippers’ 119-106 triumph over the Boston Celtics on Sunday at TD Garden represented their seventh...

Aaron Schock addresses Congress for the last time

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock delivered his final speech in Congress Thursday, apologizing to those he had disappointed and vowing to "work tirelessly to make it up." Schock's moment of contrition came late in his six-minute farewell, delivered five days before his March 31 resignation date. Show More Summary

Oscar winner's Malala Yousafzai documentary headed to theaters

The story of Malala Yousafzai has captivated news viewers over the past few years, as the Pakistani teenager has become a leading proponent of women's rights in the wake of a brutal attack. Now the activist's story will have a chance to reach people via movie screens as well.

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