Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 9, 2016 as selected by us folks at Creative Loafing. • Clara's Trip: A Cirque & Dance Nutcracker Story at Booth Playhouse • Charlotte Symphony's...Show More Summary
Minister says more than 750 children have arrived, but charities say hundreds of others have right to come to UK Home Office transfers of unaccompanied minors who were registered in the Calais refugee camp have ceased, meaning up to 1,000 children are now unlikely to be given sanctuary in the UK. Show More Summary
Warm up now with these bowls of joy It will be cold for a while and one way to get through the frigid days is to break them up with comforting warm meal. There's nothing quite like a piping hot bowl of soup to inhale on a brutally bitter winter's day. Show More Summary
Kate Rabinowitz created a database called We Speak Too to address the underrepresentation of women and non-binary people at local tech talks. [ more › ]
Two Chicago cops have just resigned over a police brutality case that took place a decade ago. [ more › ]
Miller, it seems, went into Erlich Bachmann mode. [ more › ]
A bearded 35-year-old sound engineer, DJ and outdoorsman, Barrett Clark was indispensable to countless Bay Area music venues and festivals. Clark, who grew up in Santa Rosa, provided audio tech for nightspots including Bottom of theShow More Summary
Foreign secretary hits out at critics in the Conservative party on visit to Bahrain after outcry over ‘proxy wars’ remarks A defiant Boris Johnson told friends he had no intention of apologising for his outspoken comments about Saudi...Show More Summary
Atlanta is a city that looks outward far more than inward, or even nearby. Outward, say, to the Lower East Side (the General Muir’s pastrami), or to China (Gu’s Dumplings), or to France (Bread & Butterfly’s tender, airy omelets). With...Show More Summary
With only two shopping weeks left until Christmas, there's a frenzy in the air. What to do, what to do? This weekend, shop at the Wynwood Yard for handcrafted goodies, make a gingerbread house, and let your kids get creative. Then celebrate Wynwood Brewing Company's third trip around the sun.
“It’s an Amateur Move to Limit Coca-Cola to Fast-Food.”
The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted by a strong majority a resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Syria and urgent deliveries of life-saving aid. The measure drafted by Canada passed by a vote of 122 to 13 in the 193-nation assembly, with 36 abstentions.
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Jessica Parker, a freelance consultant, emailed Jazz Age Lawn Party founder and bandleader Michael Arenella in mid-September explaining that she didn't want to continue pitching sponsors for his events until he paid her in full for months of work she'd done for him. Show More Summary
The driver requested a citizen's arrest. [ more › ]
We partnered with StraightenApp.com to help you get ready for college application season!The holiday season is finally here, which means parties, shopping, family commitments, and – if you are the parent of a high school senior – quickly-approaching college application deadlines. Show More Summary
At Lower Mills Tavern, Lucy’s American Tavern, Ciao! Pizza & Pasta, and En Boca This week, The Boston Globe’s Mat Schaffer swings by two new dining spots in Dorchester: Lower Mills Tavern and Lucy’s American Tavern. At the former, he finds tasty fried pork belly tostadas, buttery Hakurei turnips, and a vegetarian-friendly roast squash. Show More Summary
The tiny independent cinema has seen its ups and downs since opening in May. [ more › ]
Two week ago, I wrote an op-ed for CNN.com on Steve Bannon, the “alt-right” and white nationalism. It got the reaction I usually get when I write on CNN – passionate wishes for my speedy demise, helpful reminders that I … Continue reading ?
These two deaths bring San Francisco's homicide count to 54, taking the city to the highest number of slayings since 2012. [ more › ]