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Dave Grohl Thanks Chicago For Influencing The Foo Fighters

< 1 minute agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Dave Grohl and the band gave a multi-hour big sloppy wet kiss to Chicago at Wrigley Field this weekend. [ more › ]

Two Skywritings Over Seattle Yesterday, One Expected and One a Surprise

2 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This came first, at around 4 pm yesterday, by the artist DK Pan. DAN HAWKINS We knew that artist DK Pan's poem, "TIME IS MEMORY," would appear in the sky over Seattle this weekend and, as time slips to memory, disappear before the writing...Show More Summary

Let's Talk Heartbreak

The Author is Present - Lodro Rinzler at ABC Carpet & Home from Lodro on Vimeo. The thing about heartbreak is that it's a devastating but very honest emotion. Try to name another that straight up tells you what it feels like. With heartbreak it's aptly named: it literally feels like your heart is being torn asunder. Show More Summary

Our Rec & Park Gods Must Be Crazy: Grassy Knoll in the GGP Panhandle Newly Turfed, But Now Deturfed – Brown Brown

TweetHere’s shot of a 2000-something square foot knoll from a couple years back, in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle – keep off our expensive new turf, man is what RPD was saying with the temporary cyclone fencing: Nice and green, huh? This was the color of the Mound when the (fake) Rain Garden went in: […]

Missing Mother Was Giving Homeless Man A Ride To His Parole Officer, Family Says

The 29-year-old mother has been missing since Wednesday, after telling a friend she was headed to the Simi Valley. [ more › ]

Chez Billy Sud in Georgetown to open wine bar — with fireplace — next door

Chez Billy Sud, a French restaurant in Georgetown from brothers Ian and Eric Hilton, will soon have a sister wine bar next door. Dubbed Bar a Vin, the space comes from the same ownership and will serve wine primarily from France.

Working On Property Tax Relief

From State Senator Fran Millar: For the past two years I have worked with Attorney Walter Hotz (appeals @boetaxappeals.com) to level the playing field for homeowners and businesses when they appeal their property tax valuations. Gwinnett, Fulton, DeKalb and all other county commissioners need to remember that the property tax bill is the largest obligation […]

Queens Woman Arrested For Fatally Shooting Boyfriend, Setting Him On Fire

16 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

A 46-year-old Queens woman has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing her boyfriend, setting his body on fire, and leaving it in an Astoria alleyway over the weekend. Her brother is also accused of helping her move the body—police believe the woman killed her boyfriend after they had an argument about infidelity. [ more › ]

Seek Out These Schaller & Weber Sausage Sandwiches Hidden Behind Second Avenue Subway Construction

16 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Sausage staple Schaller & Weber is one of the last remaining vestiges of Yorkville's ounce thriving Germantown, counting itself among the ranks with neighboring Heidelberg. While a changing demographic hasn't yet ousted these cultural...Show More Summary

Forty years ago, a moderate Republican championed environmentalism

Rolling on the river: Remembering the time a Maryland congressman spent a month on the Potomac.

Prince William football notebook: Brandon Pitt, Woodbridge begin with a win

Pocket passer turned dual-threat quarterback Brandon Pitt helped guide the Vikings past Stonewall Jackson in Gary Wortham’s first game as coach.

The Summer Heat Wave We've Been Dreading Arrives This Week

28 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

September is around the corner, but that summer heat wave we've been dreading is finally here. [ more › ]

Muslims and Jews: Why Do We Fight?

Old lady #1: Hmmm, it’s sort of weird you don’t see a lot of Muslims decorating for Christmas, right?Old lady #2: Yeah, I think it’s because a lot of them don’t live in the country. –6 train Overheard by: shortstack

Scenes from the Atlanta Contemporary's Art Party

33 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center held its annual Art Party on Sat., Aug. 29. Living up to it's name, the Atlanta Contemporary provided a night filled with artistic festivities for its patrons.…

Fell Street Blues: Severe Tailgating Edition

TweetWestbound Fell at Masonic. This might be OK: But this isn’t – this is tailgating, CVC 21703: A close-up: And off and away on Fell, heading into the sunset: Cyclist took the lane until he didn’t – any incident would be on the driver. This concludes Fell Street Blues.

Page and Perspective: A National Book Festival For the Ages

It is the 200th anniversary of the Library of Congress. [ more › ]

Loudoun football notebook: Park View snaps skid; Champe tops Woodgrove

The Patriots got past Manassas Park to end a 10-game losing streak while the Knights edged Woodgrove in overtime.

Loudoun County community events

Events include the wine and food festival Epicurience Virginia, club meetings and a program on weeds.

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