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Weeknight Happy Hours at 10th & Piedmont and G's Midtown

10th & Piedmont and G's Midtown are both offering a special happy hour menu Monday through Friday evenings from 5-7 p.m. Pay half the menu price for choice starters and shareable items such as Beets & Blue flatbread, grilled BelgianShow More Summary

As You Like It—If You Like It—at The Shakespeare Theatre Company

"As You Like It" serves as a great showcase for acting and scene direction, but misses the folksy magic, cheek, and comedic verve that was intended. [ more › ]

A Turkey Named 'Cheese' Lives To See Another Day, Thanks To Obama

"It is a little puzzling that I do this every year," Obama said, with a hint of existential sadness in his voice. [ more › ]

Who's Hanging Out at the Mall on a Wednesday Afternoon in 2014?

18 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Off-Duty Santa Billy Joe James Pardon me for asking, but are you Santa Claus? Yes. My name is Billy Joe James. I live in Woodinville. I Santa for Arthur & Associates Photography. This is my twelfth year. [He's carving Santa Claus Christmas tree ornaments from the wood of a western red alder tree.] I started carving these about 34 years ago. Show More Summary

Holiday music: Seth MacFarlane, Downton Abbey, Idina Menzel, more

Whether it's musical inspiration or economic incentive, there's a bountiful group of new holiday music releases this year. Here is Calendar's annual guide to the good, the bad and the indifferent.

What Are You Doing Today? What Are You Doing Tonight?

21 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Dakota Gearhart: Her installation at Gallery4Culture is a psychologically charged forest of flashing moments. Your Soundtrack to the Joys and Sorrows of the Boudoir: Provided by Usher at the KeyArena. That's Some Wild and Crazy Stuff:...Show More Summary

Here's Where To Watch The 2014 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

28 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

If you can even fathom venturing outside after today's nasty mess, we've got your details about where you can watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade tomorrow! [ more › ]

Music Video Of The Day: Twin Peaks 'Mind Frame'

29 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Twin Peaks go for a ride in their latest video. [ more › ]

Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot Outside Queens Apartment

31 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

A pregnant mother of three was fatally shot just steps from her apartment door in Queens this morning. According to the NYPD, Anastasia Maffey, 27, was shot in the chest and arm in a hallway inside the LeFrak City complex in Corona. She was pronounced DOA at Elmhurst General Hospital, but it's unclear if doctors were able to save her baby. [ more › ]

America Is About to Get the World’s First Vegan Butcher Shop

This bologna's name is T-O-F-U. Not long ago, the concept of a butcher shop overstuffed with piles of completely vegan "meat" would have seemed downright preposterous, but that was a time before eggless mayo was a threat to Hellmann's and veggie burgers bled. Show More Summary

Jack Kingston Heads Home

Last Friday, Congressman Jack Kingston left the office he’s held for 22 years. Kingston, tied with Congressman Sanford Bishop for second longest-serving member of Georgia’s 16-man Congressional delegation, was the first Republican to win office in his coastal district since Reconstruction Era Andrew Sloan. Show More Summary

NYC Voters: Taylor Swift Should Be Governor

53 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Almost everything's been coming up Taylor Swift this week: her best friend Lorde revealed the two have chowed down on Shake Shack, she discovered a new lipstick, and she's embraced her mistakes (and her tum tum). As if that wasn't enough, she was almost voted in as governor of NY. [ more › ]

The 7 Best Eyeglass Shops In Chicago

54 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Boys do make passes at girls who wear glasses. Here are the places to buy them. [ more › ]

After Going Missing, Restaurateur and Model B. Smith Found at a Manhattan Diner

B. Smith was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Barbara "B." Smith, who was the first black woman to ever land the cover of Mademoiselle and later went on to open a mini-chain of Southern restaurants serving in New York and Washington, D.C., was reported missing last night, but has since been found safe at a Manhattan diner. Show More Summary

Scrooge visits holiday parties this year

Corporate holiday parties are taking a nosedive this season despite an improving economy, according to a survey to be released next week. Only 88% of companies will host a party this season, down... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ousted exec plans revenge against journalists

Pax Dickinson, who was chief technology officer at Business Insider until he was fired a year ago for what his employers deemed to be wildly inappropriate tweets, is looking to get back at the media... To view the full story, click the title link.

Stuff Your Ears With This Thanksgiving Playlist Before You Stuff Your Face

Happy Thanksgiving! Here's another weird playlist for you to rock out to while stuffing your face. [ more › ]

D.C. Will Celebrate Marion Barry's Life With Three Days of Memorial Events

Culminating with a memorial service at the Convention Center on December 6. [ more › ]

An Open Letter to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott, I'm writing to you because my occasional tweet doesn't seem to be getting through to you. I have a few things I'd like to talk to you about. Firstly, in an interview not too long ago, you stated that homosexuality makes you feel "threatened." I'd like to clarify that you have nothing whatsoever to feel threatened about. Show More Summary

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