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Trump’s plan to help black America may not be an artful deal

The president wants to help low-income urban residents, but many have been priced out of America’s cities.

Restaurant Lobby Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case About Tip Sharing

The NRA agues federal laws preventing kitchen staff from sharing in tips “trample on the rights of restaurant workers.”

Prince George’s Police officer pulls driver from burning car

Police: Driver southbound in northbound lane, survived head-on collision with tractor-trailer

Suspect In $1.6 Million Gold Flake Bucket Midtown Theft Arrested In Ecuador

The career criminal suspected of grabbing a five-gallon bucket containing $1.6 million worth of gold flakes from an armored truck has been caught. Julio Nivelo was apprehended in Ecuador, according to the police. [ more › ]

NYC's First Cheaper Whole Foods Spinoff '365' Lands In Fort Greene

Whole Foods' new line of millennial-baiting stores will open its first NYC location in Fort Greene next year, as an anchor tenant inside a new development by the prolific Two Trees Management company. 365 by Whole Foods is set to debut...Show More Summary

Belgian Crime Film The Ardennes (a Great Downer) Screens This Weekend at Northwest Film Forum

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Kathy Fennessy "You talking to me?". For the past decade, Belgian cinema has been on the rise, capped by acclaimed efforts from Michaël R. Roskam, and Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. Like his predecessors, debut director Robin Pront...Show More Summary

Thompson Center Architect Floats Bold Skyscraper Proposal Amid Demolition Threats

Whatever it takes to save Chicago's ugly-beautiful postmodern icon. [ more › ]

Long lines at Inauguration Day pot giveaway

Advocates for marijuana legalization gave away joints on Inauguration Day to hundreds of people who lined up for blocks near the Dupont Circle neighborhood in Northwest Washington.

Illinois Lawmakers Defend Inauguration No-Shows, Slam Trump's Speech

'His populist rhetoric is a big con--but reality has a way of catching up.' [ more › ]

'Hate does not make America great': Protesters gather in L.A. to decry President Trump

Hundreds of protesters clutched umbrellas as they gathered under murky skies and a steady stream of rain in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, shortly after President Trump declared in his inauguration speech that a new vision would govern the land. Their numbers had been whittled down from an expected...

Photos: Trump Supporters, Protesters Show A Bipartisan Interest In Free Pot Giveaway

"It's one of those things that brings people together," says DCMJ co-founder Nik Schiller. The group estimates they gave away more than 8,000 joints. [ more › ]

LISTEN UP! T.I. Pens Open Letter To The System… [VIDEO + TRANSCRIPT] #LetterToUs

Clifford “T.I.” Harris has been writing a bunch of letters these days expressing his frustrations with the current state of the United States. He’s penned letters to both former President Obama and President Donald Trump (click HEREShow More Summary

Watching Trump's Inauguration from Inside Red Hat Territory

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover "Some of the most enthusiastic shouts and cheers around me are coming from women. They appear almost entirely white and they’re decked out in Trump gear. Presumably, they are part of the 53 percent of white women who voted for Trump." Nate Gowdy With the red hats, he has created a universal symbol. Show More Summary

Opinion: A dismal inaugural speech, in many ways

Donald John Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States of America, but in his angry, graceless inauguration speech he described…

90 Free, Cheap & Easy Events This Weekend

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ways To Protest And Support The Local Community Without Breaking The Bank by Stranger Things To Do Staff This weekend, whether you plan to protest or to support artists and members of the local community in ways that have nothing to do with the inauguration—or both—there are events for you that won't cost more than $10. Show More Summary

Lefty O'Doul's Landlord Claims Proof That They Own All The Bar's Memorabilia

Also, proprietor of 19 years Nick Bovis has now filed a federal lawsuit claiming trademark infringement. [ more › ]

Burgers and Betrayal: Michael Keaton Plays The Founder of McDonald's

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ned Lannamann The story of McDonald’s is as American as that fast-food restaurant’s version of apple pie—a dubious, deep-fried log of chemically sweetened goo. The business was started by two brothers, Dick and Mac McDonald, who brought production-line efficiency to their small San Bernadino hamburger stand. Show More Summary

How to Eat Your Way Through D.C. This Week

Inauguration Day is finally here, so bars and restaurants can soon start focusing on something else. [ more › ]

Ramen Misoya Tomi Flips into Go!ku

“J-Wraps” join ramen on the new Chinatown menu Go!ku J-wraps & RamenAddress: 4300 W. Spring Mountain Road, Ste. 108 Phone: 702-998-9781 Status: Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10.30 p.m. The low-key, but underground favorite Ramen MisoyaShow More Summary

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