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Sing for your Supper in G's Midtown Karaoke Contest through November 19

Do re mi fa so la ti do! Get those vocal chords warmed up to hit the high notes at G's Midtown for the 12-week karaoke contest. Singers of all ranges are welcome to perform in hopes of winning each Wednesday night’s prize of $25 in house cash. Show More Summary

The Hipster Somm Just Might Be What Wine Needs

Who loves to lord their knowledge of trivia over others more than wine people? The idea of the hipster sommelier is so obvious. [ more › ]

Evanston township ceases to exist

Until May 1, taxpayers in Evanston supported two governments - the city of Evanston and Evanston Township. Evanston became a case study in government consolidation when voters decided in March that one Evanston government was enoughShow More Summary

Expo Chicago Preview Part Two: Our Gallery Picks

          Even more exhibitions outside of Expo's Navy Pier location to take in over this art-steeped weekend in Chicago! [ more › ]

Overheard in D.C.: Foodie Town

"No! The GREEN CHEESE!" He points to the guacamole. [ more › ]

Chevy Chase Woman Gets More Prison Time For 2010 Fatal Hit-And-Run

The woman is already serving a nearly four sentence in other charges in the case. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: Goodbye WORN, Toronto’s New Woonerf, and Leafs Already in Last Place

6 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. WORN Fashion Journal has been been around for 10 years and published 20 issues, but now the independent Toronto fashion publication is calling it quits. It endeavoured to provide “opinion and intelligent commentary that’s untainted by advertisers’ […]

Alibaba Is the Internet's Dystopian Future and Americans Can't Get Enough of It

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

360b / Shutterstock Is this the face of the future of the internet? Now that Scotland voted itself back to the kid's table and Apple's sold approximately two billion acres' worth of smartphones, the news is obsessed with the Alibaba IPO. Show More Summary

Job creation is the real story in the city

While much of the attention Thursday was put on the surprising drop in the city's unemployment rate, the real story is the continued strength of job creation in the city. New York has added 70,000... To view the full story, click the title link.

A Hoople's Life: Rock Star Morgan Fisher Returns to New York City

"Oh, it was certainly the most exciting time, considering I was a young lad of twenty-three, discovering the USA for the first time and the joys of rock and all that goes with it!" Rock stars come and go, however one is about to make...Show More Summary

Lawsuit alleges Lee campaign accepted illegal donations from undercover agent

By Max Cherney Mayor Ed Lee has been named in a civil lawsuit that alleges he conspired to accept bribes in the form of illegal campaign contributions from an undercover FBI agent involved in the far-reaching federal corruption and racketeering probe into State Sen. Show More Summary

Broke your iPhone 6 already?

People are so excited about the new iPhone 6 that they're dropping them. No, seriously: A man accidentally dropped his new iPhone 6 on live TV, right out of the box. The catch? Everyone has to wait a few weeks to get screens repaired...Show More Summary

The Fittest Colleges in America 2014

College. Some say it's the best four years of your life, others say you won't remember most of it, but only one thing is for sure -- college is the first big pillar of adult independence. Heading off to school is the initial opportunity...Show More Summary

Subway and RT Service Disruptions Coming Up This Weekend

6 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

A portion of Line 1 will be shut down for the weekend, while Line 3 will get a late start on Sunday. There will be service disruptions on two of the city’s four rapid-transit lines this weekend. Line 1 (Yonge-University-Spadina) will be closed between Union and St. Show More Summary

Man bludgeoned to death with barbell at Bally Total Fitness gym

A Bay Area area plumber was arrested Thursday after he allegedly bludgeoned a man to death with a steel barbell at a Bally Total Fitness gym, police said.

Water bill standoff between city and Peachtree-Pine shelter comes to a head

In late August, Atlanta's Department of Watershed Management wrote a letter to roughly 300 delinquent water customers who owe the city more than $6 million. The letter contained a simple message: Pay your bill within 30 days or we'll shut off your water.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Jamestown honcho talks Ponce City Market's magic rooftop, new restaurants, and rent-rate debate

Ponce City Market residents and visitors won’t just be able to play miniature golf on the massive building’s roof. They'll also be able to partake in a good old fashioned game of skee ball, dine in the former Sears building’s iconic tower, or host a private party in a rooftop event facility.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Fleetwood Mac Playing Free, Live Show In Rockefeller Plaza

There is literally only one thing worth getting up for at 5 a.m., and that's Fleetwood Mac. [ more › ]

Frozen Ice Entrepreneur Killed By Roll-Down Security Gate

An ice cream and frozen ice business owner was killed early this morning when he was fatally pinned underneath a security gate as he opened up his business for work. Police say that Alfredo Thiebaud, 79, had lifted up the metal gate at Delicioso Coco Helado on St. Show More Summary

Enjoy The NY Philharmonic While You Dine At New Lincoln Center Kitchen

  A new restaurant located inside of Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall promises not only a tasty dinner, but some beautiful live music to boot. Chef Ed Brown debuts Lincoln Center Kitchen today, bringing on Executive Chef Daniel Anconetani to run the kitchen at the seasonal American eatery. Show More Summary

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