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Tiny Houses, Gentrification Talks Part Of MLK Library's Black History Month Programs

As part of a month-long Black History Month celebration the library will host a series of events, including a gentrification panel. [ more › ]

5.8 earthquake strikes off Northern California

A 5.8 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon, 25 miles from Ferndale, Calif. near Euerka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

'Supreme Court Five' Unleash Government Of, By and For the Oligarchs

Likenesses of Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito, John Roberts (created by Daniel Lowenstein) stand in front of the 10th Circuit Court of appeals in Denver after 2014 McCutcheon v. FEC decision Photo...Show More Summary

Mugshot Mania – Benzino Arrested for Loaded Gun At Airport…

Raymond ‘Benzino’ Scott posed for the mugshot above after her was arrested last night at the Atlanta Airport. It seems the former “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” star forgot that he had a loaded gun in his bag as he tried to make it through security to catch a flight to LA. Details + Benzino’s […] Straight From The A [SFTA] - Atlanta Entertainment Industry Gossip & News

Second arrest made in connection to stabbing death at middle school

A second teen has been arrested in connection with the death of a boy who was stabbed at an East Los Angeles middle school last week.

Suburban Lanes Closing as Suburban Plaza is Redeveloped

Suburban Lanes will be closing its current location in Suburban Plaza at the end of April, according to a new Decaturish post.  The announcement was made at a Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association meeting last night. The post also states that Selig’s Bill Stogner already has a letter of intent from a bookseller out of Dallas called “Half […]

Two Assembly members officially run for speaker

The race is on. Queens Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, chair of the Education Committee, announced her candidacy Wednesday to replace Sheldon Silver as speaker of the Assembly. Soon after,... To view the full story, click the title l...

Trouble in Mind

1 hour agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Canadian Stage's The Other Place turns a case of dementia into a psychological thriller. The Other Place Bluma Appel Theatre (27 Front Street East) Runs to Feb. 8 $30-$99 The terrifying experience of losing one’s mental faculties has been getting a thorough dramatic workout lately. Show More Summary

Buyers of pot-themed .nyc domains are sober

Bruce Pinker does not smoke pot, but he did just spend more than $60,000 on marijuana. Dr. Pinker, a White Plains-based podiatrist, was the winner of domain auction for the rights to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bowlers puts pressure on team India, batting holds key in World Cup

Cricket’s showpiece event, the World Cup, begins on Feb. 14, with 14 teams divided in two groups fighting for the trophy. India starts its campaign with a game against Pakistan at Adelaide on Feb. 15. The final will take place on March 29. India will play its league matches against Pakistan, South Africa, the UAE, the West Indies, Ireland and Zimbabwe.

Central District Community Council Asks King County to Stop Building Juvenile Detention Center

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ansel Herz During a neighborhood council meeting on January 10, Bellevue Mayor Claudia Balducci, who also works with King County on juvenile justice, defends the county's plans to build a new juvenile detention center. King County is...Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee: NYC Women Are Trashy Profane Freaks

Squirrel meat enthusiast Mike Huckabee tells it like it is, whether he's scolding Beyonce, or scolding people who like disco, or scolding world leaders who like to listen to Beyonce. The Huckabee scold train returned to Grand Central this past week, when Huckabee went off on all the trashy NYC ladies with a penchant for cussing. [ more › ]

High Museum of Art names full-time folk art curator

Even before her first day on the job, Katherine Jentleson will have already made history. The High Museum of Art named Jentleson as the Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Living Near Starbucks Possibly Raised Your Home’s Value by 100 Percent

Just imagine living near a Starbucks across from a Starbucks. In Zillow Talk, a new book that's being described as the Freakonomics of the real-estate market, the real-estate database company's CEO Spencer Rascoff and chief economist...Show More Summary

Sundance Interview: Christmas, Again Director Charles Poekel, Stars Kentucker Audley and Hannah Gross

Charles Poekel's debut feature, screening this week at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, offers a melancholic slice-of-life look at a Brooklyn neighborhood holiday staple: the open-24/7 Christmas tree stand. Kentucker Audley in Christmas,...Show More Summary

Baby Mama Drama: Ludacris Wins Primary Custody From Tamika Fuller…

It’s official! We can now add Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges to the growing list of celebrity men who aren’t going to be strong armed by their baby mamas. After battling it out in court for months against baby mama #2, Tamika Fuller, the actor/rapper earned a victory in court today (January 28, 2015). Show More Summary

10 Super Bowl Celebrations For Sunday's Big Game

The Super Bowl may be a commercialized monstrosity that further lines the pockets of millionaires, but it's also the second-largest day for US food consumption—and you gotta eat sometime. But between all of the dips, chips and cans of Bud, it's doubtful you'll want to hassle with the clean-up typically involved with the annual Pigskin Pig Out. Show More Summary

Watch How the AK-47 Came to Be ‘Made In America’

In early 2015, a U.S.-based company got the green light to start producing what is perhaps the world's most recognizable assault rifle

Counterpoint: Brooklyn Bridge Park Condos Are "One Of The Greatest Cons Of All Time"

The new Pierhouse development located at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1 will include luxury condos, a hotel, and a rooftop bar. It will not include affordable housing. It sits behind the park lawns, but in front of Brooklyn Heights, blocking views from certain public areas (and private homes). Show More Summary

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