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Isis poses 'sustained' threat to US for years to come despite loss of territory

Intelligence chiefs warn that pushing Isis out of Iraq and Syria will lead to the spread of operatives around the world rather than the end of the jihadi army The United States will face years of “sustained vulnerability” from Islamic...Show More Summary

French Company Acquires Two Beers Brewing and Seattle Cider

The brewery and cidery will operate independently after the merger This morning, the jointly-owned and -operated Seattle Cider Company and Two Beers Brewing announced an acquisition by French farmer-run cooperative Agrial. The resulting...Show More Summary

Ray Allen’s Grown Heads to Hard Rock Stadium

Healthy food can exist inside a stadium The Dolphin’s might be depressing to watch this year, but at least your food while watching them doesn’t have to be. Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon, have announced two new outposts of their fast-casual,...Show More Summary

Swipe These Photos To See What Historic D.C. Sites Looked Like 100 Years Ago

RENTCafé put together an interactive then-and-now photo collection of sites in Columbia Heights, downtown, Mount Vernon Triagle, and other D.C. neighborhoods. [ more › ]

Map: Life Expectancy In D.C. Eight Years Shorter Than In Arlington

Arlington and Fairfax have an average life expectancy of 86 years, whereas D.C. and Prince George's County folks live to be an average of 78 years. [ more › ]

Flatbread Expands Its Wood-Fired Reach to Salem

The local pizza chain just opened its newest location A new spot for wood-fired pizza grandly opened on the North Shore last week, expanding its presence that already reaches from Massachusetts up to Maine. Flatbread Company has officially...Show More Summary

Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby This Saturday!

I can’t believe it’s almost October, which means that the Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby is just around the corner! This year’s beneficiary is REAP (Reading is Essential for All People) “a non-profit organization dedicated to improving reading proficiency in public school students through teacher training and enrichment.” According to the Soapbox Derby folks, REAP ” […]

It’s Time: Announcing the Oakhurst Porchfest 2016 Schedule

Last year’s Oakhurst Porchfest showcased 134 unique performances and we called it “a doozy.” Not sure what word’s appropriate now. Presenting the line up for 2016 — 185 (!) performances on an equal number of porches, spread across a full six hours. Like last year, we’ll have old-skool printed programs (available soon so stay tuned) […]

Dallas Will Soon Have Its First Tiki Bar

The former Three Sheets space will soon have a tropical vibe. Despite the national trendiness of tiki cocktails, Dallas is sadly devoid of a solid place to drink fruity umbrella drinks. That will all soon change as Pilikia plans to open...Show More Summary

Now You Can Order Python Sausages in Philadelphia

Destination Dogs is now open on Walnut Street Today, at 11:30 a.m., Destination Dogs opened in Washington Square West. The gourmet hot dog restaurant and bar takes over the former Farmer’s Cabinet space at 1111 Walnut Street. Destination...Show More Summary

Free-For-All Friday 9/22/16

Feel free to use this post to make comments and ask questions about local topics not yet discussed here over the past week.

Hotels with Great Room Service in Las Vegas

The city of Las Vegas is a 24-hour town, so naturally shouldn’t room service be available for 24 hours too? Nearly all of the hotels on the Strip (and off) offer a 24/7 room service menu of breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Whether you feel like something sweet, savory or just plain satisfying, our list of the following nine hotels will have it. Show More Summary

Actor Jared Padalecki Dines at Beer Park

Plus Backstreet Boys, Lea Michele, J. Cole, Wilmer Valderrama and more Star Watch tracks where celebs are in Vegas. See someone notable about town? Email vegas@eater.com. Actor Jared Padalecki, known for his starring role in the TV series Supernatural, was spotted at Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas last week ahead of the series’ season 12 premiere. Show More Summary

The Early Word on Revamped Cocktail Bar Ah Sing Den

Read on for the good and bad news on the cocktails, food, and the space Ah Sing Den, brainchild of mother-daughter duo Trudy and Micki Spencer, debuted last month on East 6th Street after East Side Showroom unexpectedly shuttered. Named...Show More Summary

Oaxaca turtle beaches get feds’ surveillance

Environmental authorities say they have protected 382,869 marine turtles’ nests on beaches in Oaxaca this season, and recovered more than 14,700 eggs either left exposed in the sand or found FULL STORY The post Oaxaca turtle beaches get feds’ surveillance appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

The Salt Cellar is Rechristened Fitzgerald’s

The Cathedral Hill eatery goes more casual. Taking a cue from the neighborhood’s most famous resident, the erstwhile Salt Cellar is ready to come roaring back to life later next month. Today the Madison Group announced that Fitzgerald’s will replace the summer shuttered Salt Cellar at the corner of Selby Avenue and Western Avenue in St. Show More Summary

Exit Interview: Outgoing Frye Art Museum Director Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves THE STRANGER "I only really rock with Jo-Anne," Grammy-winning hiphop artist Ishmael Butler told me this past spring, and his comment stuck, because Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, an older white Australian woman, had to earn his...Show More Summary

Seattle Narrowly Escapes the Trauma of Seeing Women's Nipples in Publicly Displayed Art

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves No nipples for you! Courtesy of the artist Alicia Amiri, the Seattle singer who performs under her own name—and most recently before that, who fronted the gothic darkwave spectacular Nightmare Fortress—would be proud to...Show More Summary

Is This Queen West Shop Copying Its Neighbour?

5 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So they say. Two neighbouring shops on Queen West are caught up in a very weird legal dispute, the Toronto Star reports. A spirited dispute. Kristen Voisey, owner of the cocktail emporium BYOB, at 972 Queen Street West, has sued Steve Tracey, who owns Organic Boutique, at 970 Queen Street West. Show More Summary

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