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A New Tavern From Cavan and Meauxbar Owners Is Coming to the French Quarter

Longway Tavern will go into the building that recently housed Little Vic’s Longway Tavern, the newest restaurant from LeBlanc+ Smith, is slated to open at 719 Toulouse Street in early 2018, according to a press release. LeBlanc + Smith is also the restaurant group behind Meauxbar, Sylvain, Barrel Proof, and Cavan. Show More Summary

Misfits and Mistletoe: Off-the-Beaten-Path Holiday Events

Unique events to help you celebrate the holidays — some boozy, some downright debauched.

Prosecutor in Steinle case presses for first-degree murder

The homeless man accused in the killing of Kate Steinle was “playing his own secret version of Russian roulette” the day he discharged a gun on San Francisco’s Pier 14, a prosecutor said Monday in closing arguments, pushing the juryShow More Summary

Tory Government Votes that Animals Are Incapable of Feeling Pain

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Conservative politicians who deny empirically obvious truths in a short-sighted effort to maximize the profits of their corporate constituency make Hachi a very sad boy. In preparation for their country's 2019 exit from...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Is An Open Relationship Medically Necessary?

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A medical issue has made P&V sex painful. Will an open relationship help? by Dan Savage I'm engaged to a wonderful man but our sex life is on the rocks because I have medical issues that make penetrative sex very painful and we've put PIV on hold while I go to different doctors and physical therapists so I can work on it. Show More Summary

Manson on the Brain? It Might Be Time to Revisit You Must Remember This

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Portrait of a "mass murdering dog," not long before he would serve nine life sentences and be denied parole 12 times. Charles Manson is dead, and as a wise person once said about some other repugnant figure, it's a pity there's no hell for him to burn in. Show More Summary

Ho, ho, ho: The CTA Holiday Train is back

‘Twas the commute after work. You’re waiting for the CTA. The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow is giving the luster of mid-day to objects below when, what to your wondering eyes should appear? Not a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer, but the CTA Holiday Train! Everyone’s favorite...

Tourism awards honour zoo pioneer and region’s winning attractions

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The owner of and driving force behind the success of Jamala Wildlife Lodge and the National Zoo and Aquarium, Richard Tindale, has been recognised for his pioneering work in the region’s tourism industry. He won the Outstanding Contribution by an Individual Award at the recent Canberra Region Tourism Awards at the National Museum of Australia. “The dedication […]

Man in court after Dickson car attack

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A 35-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Tuesday, 21 November 2017), after allegedly driving his car at two people in Dickson last night. Police said that about 11 pm, officers from the City Police Station responded to reports of a disturbance in the Dickson shopping precinct. The man had allegedly tried to […]

Las Vegas Holiday Restaurant and Bar Guide

Whether entertaining guests from out of town, visiting Las Vegas for the holidays or just taking in the scene on your own, these guides can help navigate what's happening. Keep family, friends and even yourself entertained during the holidays in Las Vegas.

Three Billboards Outside, Ebbing, Missouri Reminded Me of Home

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ebbing, Missouri, may be fictional, it's also, quite literally, where I grew up. by Katie Herzog In Three Billboards Outside, Ebbing, Missouri, Mildred Hayes (masterfully played Frances McDormand), an angry, grieving single mother with...Show More Summary

Border-wall wedding couple’s only option

Three years after meeting at a Tijuana taco restaurant, a binational couple married Saturday at the only place they could: in the shadow of the border fence. Brian Houston, a FULL STORY The post Border-wall wedding couple’s only option appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Honduras cops arrested for 'tampering' in activist's murder probe

Honduran authorities on Monday arrested two policemen who allegedly tried to cover up the trail to those behind the 2016 murder of prominent environmental campaigner Berta Caceres, prosecutors said. The officers, Juan Carlos Cruz and...Show More Summary

Britain pulls out of race for ICJ judge seat

Britain on Monday pulled its candidate from a hard-fought race for a seat on the International Court of Justice, allowing a judge from India to take the position. It will be the first time since the ICJ was established in 1945 that there will be no British judge. Show More Summary

Leading Socialist faces inquiry for anti-semitic Macron tweet

A top official in France's Socialist Party is facing a legal inquiry after tweeted an image with anti-Semitic overtones against President Emmanuel Macron, sources close to the inquiry said Monday. Gerard Filoche, a member of the Socialists' national bureau, also risks exclusion from the party over the Twitter post last Friday night. Show More Summary

Air Canada flight from SFO diverted to Denver due to ‘disruptive passenger’

An Air Canada Flight that left San Francisco International Airport for Toronto Monday morning was diverted to Denver due to a “disruptive passenger,” the airline said in a statement. The FBI is investigating the incident, Amy Sanders of the bureau’s Denver field office confirmed. Show More Summary

Morrissey, You’re So Fired from Everything

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He's hit a new low—victim-blaming survivors of sexual assault. by Amber Cortes "Going too far" is never far enough for the Moz-ster, apparently. NurPhoto via Getty Images Morrissey. We sent you a memo a while back, asking you to “please stop” after your terrible latest album, Low in High School, hit the streets. Show More Summary

Macron party leader ‘Casta’ on mission to rekindle grassroots spirit

Christophe Castaner has been tasked with recapturing the heart and soul of Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party and stamp out the first signs of rebellion. Burly, pugnacious and fiercely loyal, he has the French president’s full confidence for the job.

Aid groups urge UN rights council session on Rohingya crisis

Amnesty International and 34 other humanitarian groups on Monday called for the UN Human Rights Council to hold a special session on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. We "strongly support calls for a UN Human Rights Council special session...Show More Summary

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