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In Berkeley stop, Bernie Sanders challenges Trump and the Democratic establishment

The Vermont Senator and former presidential candidate offered his view on what went wrong in the Democratic Party and how liberals ought to counter the president-elect. Gone were the conciliatory remarks offered by Sanders and otherShow More Summary

Use The Brand-New Stranger Things To Do App To Make Planning Your Weekend Easy

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Download the new Stranger Things To Do mobile app for free on the App Store and Google Play. If you haven't already downloaded the Stranger Things To Do app, here are five reasons why you should do it immediately: 1. Show More Summary

Goldman’s Cohn said to meet with Trump’s team this weekend

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President Gary Cohn is scheduled to meet with President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team this weekend amid growing speculation the longtime banker is seeking... To view the full story, click the title li...

Free-For-All Friday 12/2/16

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

Could An Electoral College Revolt Stop Trump?

Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead is now over 2.5 million, a margin greater than that of the last nine presidents, and a fat lot of good that does us with the electoral college giving the presidential election to Donald Trump by a combined margin of about 100,000 votes in three key states. Show More Summary

Video: Stephen Colbert Impressed With Mitt Romney's Shameless Sucking Up To Trump

Stephen Colbert returned from Thanksgiving vacation just in time to mercilessly mock Mitt Romney for his dinner date with the devil this week. After playing a clip of Romney insulting Donald Trump during the campaign ("He gets a free...Show More Summary

Death toll at Oakland warehouse fire rises to 24

The death toll from the fire that raced through an Oakland warehouse during a music concert rose to 24 as searchers continued sift through the ruin of one of the deadliest fires in modern California history. It could take another two days for the search for victims to end, frustrating frantic family...

Bronx Man Found Dead In Bathtub With Genitals Mutilated

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A man is in custody after police found a Bronx man dead in his bathtub with his penis cut off last night. [ more › ]

Investigators search debris of deadly warehouse blaze in Oakland

Investigators painstakingly sifted through debris early Sunday from a deadly fire at an electronic music party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, trying to reach bodies of victims known to be trapped in the rubble. The blaze late Friday...Show More Summary

Man Hit By F Train Was Allegedly Subway Surfing

The man who was hit and killed by an F train on Saturday afternoon was subway surfing, authorities said. [ more › ]

SNL Mocks Donald Trump's Tweeting Again...So President-Elect Trump Tweets Angry Response

As diplomats and world leaders around the world wonder (and panic) about President-elect Trump, they're probably not finding any comfort in his hair-trigger Tweets about a sketch comedy show. Last night, Saturday Night Live returned with a cold open about the future leader of the free world and how he loves the social media app. Show More Summary

At NADA Art Fair, Paul Yore's Shocking Tapestries Dare You to Look Away

Osama Bin Laden’s erect genitalia covers the nose of a cut-out of President-elect Donald Trump’s head. Trump’s mouth spews glittery brown droplets of waste. A neon-green speech bubble sprouts from Bin Laden’s mouth, declaring in all caps, “THE SPECTACLE LIKE MODERN SOCIETY ITSELF IS AT ONCE UNITED AND DIVIDED" Surrounding...

Extra, Extra: Check Out Sex Tips

A zombie mansion, a cute cat rescue, Kristaps Porzingis: NYPD, some tips on getting some action and more end of day links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

Inside RaceTrac’s Test Kitchen

When I got the invite for go inside the RaceTrac Test Kitchen, I blew it off. Truthfully, I thought, isn’t this food with a ton of preservatives that is shipped in from far away? Why would I bother? But, after a couple emails from the publicist and finding out a friend was going to be […]

Wintry weather expected Sunday: Snow and slippery roads

A winter weather advisory was issued for Sunday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., warning of possible snow up to 4 inches and slippery roads with decreased visibility. Light to moderate snow was expected to begin Sunday morning and continue through the afternoon in the Chicago and surrounding areas, according...

Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 Brought Political Issues to the Forefront

The year 2016 has been fraught with political unrest, discord, and so much tension you can feel it like the crackling of electricity in the air. With a Trump presidency looming and many Americans expressing fear of what that regime change will look like, the art world is responding in...

Sunday Poll: Should Height Restriction at 620 Market Remain?

Local news stories are great sources for weekly poll topics. The November 30th story ‘Messenger: Mike Shannon takes on the Cardinals in battle to sell his building‘ is the basis for today’s Sunday Poll. Here’s a summary off the issue: Any development at the location of the now-closed Shannon’s site...

SF Homeless Project resumes this week

The SF Homeless Project, a media consortium dedicated to focusing attention on the issue of homelessness in San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area, will present its second day of widespread coverage Wednesday. A voluntary effortShow More Summary

She’s Been Known to Eat Deodorant Cakes Out of Urinals

Cashier #1: … And then she told me she got high on ecstasy by accident last night. Cashier #2: By accident? Cashier #1: Yeah. She was at his house and saw a little white thing on the coffee table, and that bitch thought it was a mint. –Todaro Bros. Grocery, 2nd Ave Overheard by: A

Miami Art Week 2016: The Best Things to Do During Art Basel on Sunday

Looks like we made it. Another Art Basel week in the books. But the party's not officially over yet. The fairs are still open, and plenty of events around town are hoping to lure stragglers in with promises of restoration and mimosas. If you can muster the strength to get...

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