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Ton Ton Announces Opening Date

Japanese concept to open Thursday June 30 in Ponce City Market. The post Ton Ton Announces Opening Date appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

New York City launches film diversity initiative

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment announced an initiative to bring greater diversity to the film and entertainment industry. Beginning June 29 through Nov. 15, the #NominateNYC... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump will fill out a sparse convention speaking slate with pro athletes

ESPN has nothing on this summer's Republican national convention. Donald Trump’s campaign aides are lining up a slate of iconic sports figures to appear at the convention... To view the full story, click the title link.

Black Girls CODE establishes New York City presence at Google headquarters

International nonprofit Black Girls CODE has established a permanent presence in New York City with an office at Google's Chelsea headquarters. The San Francisco-based organization, which connects... To view the full story, click the title link.

America's richest families with business roots in New York City

New York City businesses have spawned some the largest U.S. family fortunes, according to this year's edition of Forbes' list of America's 25 Richest Families, released Wednesday. The Hearst... To view the full story, click the title link.

Two families are ripped apart when children, mothers die in car fire on 5 Freeway near Gorman

It could be at least another day before the bodies of two mothers and four children who died when their van caught fire after a crash on the 5 Freeway are identified because they were so badly burned, authorities said. The six victims were in a minivan that was partially blocking the far-right...

Actor Drake Bell pleads not guilty to DUI charge stemming from Glendale arrest

Actor and musician Jared Drake Bell pleaded not guilty Wednesday to one count of driving under the influence in Glendale within 10 years of committing the same offense, officials said. The 30-year-old, who has been attending Alcoholics Anonymous classes, was arrested around 2:20 a.m. on Dec. 21...

NYC Teacher Talks: "Part Of Me Is Forever Changed"

Periodically, Gothamist sits down with teachers at different stages of their careers—some entering service, some with a few years under their belt, and a couple of vets. We talk about why they chose to teach, how they feel about the government's education policy and their thoughts on the charter system and the United Federation of Teachers. Show More Summary

Jessica Williams Leaving 'The Daily Show' For Her Own Comedy Central Series

The Daily Show ended its spectacular run on Comedy Central last year when Jon Stewart left the show to pursue other—wait, it's still on? Oh right, of course it's still on, how could we forget. Unfortunately, now that we know it's still...Show More Summary

Traffic-Stopping Urban Cowboy Just Wants His Horses Back

Tod "Doc" Mishler held up traffic and baffled rubberneckers on Monday when he ambled down the Outerbridge Crossing toward Staten Island decked out in cowboy gear and riding one horse while towing another behind him. Mishler's littleShow More Summary

A Tribe Called Quest Now Has Their Own Mural In Queens

A new mural dedicated to New York City hip-hop legends A Tribe Called Quest is nearing completion in St. Alban's, Queens. Painted by artist Vincent Ballentine in the Afrocentric red, green, and black colors that comprised so many ofShow More Summary

NYC's Outdoor Public Pools Now Open For 2016 Swimming Season

Just in time for today's (mostly) blazing sun, the NYC Parks and Recreation Department opened all 55 public pools. Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver made the ceremonial jump into Staten Island's Faber Pool, where he also announced,Show More Summary

Appetizing Aperture: $5 Mimosas for Sunday Brunch at The Southern Gentleman

Have you seen the feathery pink flowers blooming on mimosa trees around town? One variety in particular outshines the rest -- the Sunday $5 mimosa special blooming during Sunday Brunch at The Southern Gentleman gastropub in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. Reconnaissance reveals a bodacious sibling of orange juice and Champagne that’s well endowed with seasonal fruits ($10 each).

Today's Top 5: Wednesday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, June 29, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Dollar Signs w/ Modern Moxie, Mall Goth, Sext Message at Snug Harbor • Screening of Jaws...Show More Summary

Lunch Break (6/29/16): Obama set to visit Charlotte to officially support Clinton

President Barack Obama has announced plans to travel to Charlotte next week, marking his first official appearance in support of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Obama was originally set to join Clinton for the first time in Green Bay, but the scheduled appearance was postponed in the wake of the Orlando terror attack.…

DCPL Will Set Up A Temporary Library Downtown While MLK Is Being Renovated

The city's flagship library will close in 2017 for three years. [ more › ]

What Happens To Playtime Project After D.C. General Closes?

They plan to stay involved at the new sites, and also develop programming for the hundreds of children being housed in hotels. [ more › ]

Turkish Embassy Opens Book Of Condolences After Attack

Today until 4 p.m., and June 30 from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. [ more › ]

July Arts Agenda: Brazilian Booze Edition

American University's summer shows can't be missed, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival is back, and more. [ more › ]

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