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San Diego's streets are about to become a lot more bike-friendly

Cars will have to share downtown San Diego’s streets much more with bicyclists and pedestrians under an ambitious plan that aims to boost safety and fight climate change. The proposal, which the City Council unanimously approved this week, would transform many vehicle lanes and some on-street parking...

Weather Service changes Newark's blizzard snow total after measuring mistakes

Weather observers are required to swipe their snow boards ever six hours. The observers at Newark swiped every hour.

NYPD Sued By Family Of Man Who Allegedly Hung Himself In A Holding Cell

On November 10th, 2015, 49-year-old Samuel Reyes was arrested in the Bronx on the suspicion that he'd been involved in an armed robbery. He was taken to the NYPD's 49th precinct stationhouse in Morris Park and placed in one of two holding cells directly across from the front desk. Show More Summary

It Begins: Troubled Fairway Will Close One Of Its Long Island Stores

A month after filing for bankruptcy, Fairway is getting ready to close one of its stores. [ more › ]

Residents of Luxury Downtown Condos Try to Stop New City Housing Affordability Program

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover A group of downtown residents is trying to block a housing affordability program over concerns about a new tower they don't want built nextdoor to them. Naaman Abreu/shutterstock Meet the Downtown Residents AllianceShow More Summary

'The Neon Demon' Is A Profoundly Stupid Critique Of Hollywood Superficiality

If 'The Neon Demon' truly wanted to critique this world, however, it would feel more attuned to the psychology of its characters [ more › ]

Hey, Bill Bryant. Your Party Is Going Nuts Over #Brexit. You?

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Bill, where are you? Don Wilson/Port of Seattle How much longer can Bill Bryant, Jay Inslee's Republican challenger for governor, pretend he doesn't have to affiliate with the hate-filled, xenophobic positions his...Show More Summary

Transit Advocates Trade Barbs As SFPD Seeks Suspect In Cyclist Slaying

According to the SFMTA, fixed speed enforcement cameras might have prevented both collisions. [ more › ]

After 50 years, is Colony Square finally ready to grow up?

Peachtree meets 14th Street has the potential, in the eyes of developers, to become the “Main and Main” intersection Atlanta lacks. These builders and their lending partners hope to capitalize on a construction boom to transform this former geographical afterthought into a combination of epicenter and living room—a beating heart where culture and commerce converge.

At The Drive-In: Union Market Kicks Off Movie Series Next Week

You like your artisinal foods with a side of cinematic nostalgia? [ more › ]

Police Arrest D.C. Teen Who Threatened To Shoot Ex-Girlfriend With An AK-47

He also threatened to shoot his ex-girlfriend's schoolmates and mother. [ more › ]

Brexit solidifies New York City's standing as global financial capital

A decade ago, it looked as if London would replace New York as the world’s financial capital. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sen. Charles Schumer even endorsed a 2007 report that said New York... To view the full story, click the title link.

Obama Designates 'Stonewall National Monument' As First National Park Dedicated To LGBT History

Since the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission made history by landmarking the Stonewall Inn for its involvement in the gay rights movement, activists and politicians have been pushing to similarly designate the small park just outside the bar as a national monument. Show More Summary

The Early 2000s Called: Ja Rule And Ashanti Are Performing In NYC In August

Early 2000s nostalgia is real, people, and it's coming to the Playstation Theater in Times Square in a big way. Ja Rule may have come out of his credibility war with 50 Cent looking like the good-kid son of a Jehovah's Witness he is,...Show More Summary

The High Line Is Struggling With "Aggressive" Fake Monks

Following a now-familiar pattern?business interest group responds to aggressive solicitation complaints magnified by tabloids at major NYC tourist destination?Friends of the High Line has launched a campaign to curtail panhandlers dressed as monks along their 1.5 mile elevated park. [ more › ]

Meet Carlos Beruff, the man who could complicate Marco Rubio’s path to reelection

Beruff, 58, is making his maiden run for office as an outsider with a decidedly Trumpian bent.

Police Reports Illustrated: Nightclub Patron is Asked to Leave, Decides to Tie One Off

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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Weather Report: Pride Weekend Brings Sunshine, Warm Weather

Bust out your short shorts — it's going to be a sunny Pride weekend. [ more › ]

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