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Everything You Should Read About The Laquan McDonald Shooting

We searched far and wide to bring you some of the most interesting written responses to the release of the gruesome video of a Chicago cop fatally shooting teenager Laquan McDonald, less than a day since the video's release. [ more ...

Nasty late-week winter storm in Central U.S. could snarl Thanksgiving return traffic

Freezing rain and flash flooding are among the potential impacts for this storm, which is expected to start on Thanksgiving and last into the weekend.

How Do You Tell a Joke in Portland, Oregon? You Don't, You Asshole, How Dare You

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"After I got the early light, I was told I’d spoken some 'trigger words.'" JAMES THE STANTON As someone who tells jokes, I'm always amazed when an audience member loses it—lashes out in confused frustration, tells the comic onstage to eat a dick, and then storms off angrily. Show More Summary

2 burglary suspects caught after pursuit in Beverly Hills, police say

Two suspected burglars were arrested in a Beverly Hills neighborhood Wednesday morning after ditching their car, forcing residents to flee and dodging police as they fled from house to house, authorities said. Television news outlets showed a Beverly Hills police squad car rolling down a fairway...

City restaurant owners form PAC to fight 'burdensome' laws

The city’s restaurant industry is suiting up for political battle. The New York City Hospitality Alliance, which represents restaurants, bar owners, food suppliers and some hotels, registered... To view the full story, click the title link.

Deli Board's Adam Mesnick Creates Killer Turkey-Leftover Sandwich, The Cheesegiving

It's like the perfect remedy for dry, flavorless turkey that might otherwise go uneaten, because cheese sauce. [ more › ]

As Predicted, The Warriors Made History Tuesday Night

With 16 straight wins at the start of the season, they broke the 15-0 record held by two teams, the Houston Rockets of 1993-94 and the Washington Capitols of 1948-49. [ more › ]

Muni Will Never Suck Again, Now That Their Long-Standing Driver Shortage Has Ended

The dog days are over, and Muni has transformed into a swiftly-moving chariot. Did you notice? [ more › ]

Are Mission Landlords Really Burning Their Own Buildings?: An Analysis

A statistical breakdown of this ever more popular conspiracy theory. [ more › ]

Macy's $400 Million Renovation Spares Notorious Wooden Escalators

Twenty wooden finger-slicing and photogenic escalators carved from oak and ash have survived a $400 million, four year renovation aimed at turning Macy's Herald Square into an "upscale global shopping destination," to the relief of many sentimental Forgotten New York junkies. [ more › ]

Ridgewood's Vietnamese Spot Bun-Ker Expanding To Williamsburg

In the early days of Ridgewood's big restaurant expansion there was Bun-Ker, an eclectically-adorned, no-frills Vietnamese restaurant turning out comforting bowls of pho and crispy banh xeo. Now the team is expanding into Brooklyn, opening up a new restaurant at 99 Scott Avenue, reports Brooklyn Paper. Show More Summary

Rubio Pledges to Fight Gay Marriage

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ted Cruz is surging in Iowa. That doesn't means he'll win the nomination—Santorum famously surged from behind in Iowa in 2012 (ick!)—but Cruz's Iowa surge is forcing Marco Rubio to wiggle his tongue further up the butts of evangelicals...Show More Summary

Seattle’s Night Pong Creates a Beautiful Zine Dedicated to Influential Women in Early Electronic Music

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Seattle collective Night Pong (Minh Nguyen and Aashish Gadani; the latter is a member of ubiquitous visual artists Coldbrew Collective) have created a handsome, concise zine dedicated to Influential Women in Early Electronic Music, as it says on the cover. Show More Summary

Apparently Stacey Evans Isn’t Alone In Sending PSAs

Friend and GOP stalwart Justin Tomczak forwarded me an email from State Representative Pat Gardner (D-Atlanta) also encouraging her constituents to take preventative measures against identity theft.  Interestingly enough, the email is almost, an exact copy of Stacey Evans’ email that she sent out earlier this week.  The only exception is that Rep. Gardner’s email ends …

15 things to do in the D.C. area on Thanksgiving weekend

Get an early start to the holiday with friends, dance the day and night away on Thanksgiving, catch Miley Cyrus's over-the-top tour and watch "Home Alone" with the NSO.

6 Answers To Illinois Credit Rating Questions

When Moody's Investors Service downgraded Illinois' credit rating in October, Illinois earned not only the distinction of having the lowest credit score of any state (it had had that for some time) but also became the first state toShow More Summary

In Food News: A New Cafe and Bar Opens in Downtown, Sodo's Seapine Brewing Expands, and More

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mr. West, open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as coffee, espresso, and lots of wine. Mr. West Mr. West Opens Downtown Aside from Pike Place Market, which is a world unto itself, there's a dearth of casual places downtown to grab good food and linger comfortably for a while. Show More Summary

Man In Homeless Encampment Had 2 WWII-Era Machine Guns & 3 Pistols, Police Say

The man had previously been convicted of a felony, and was arrested on various weapons charges. [ more › ]

Thanksgiving in Las Vegas: A holiday tradition for many Southland Asians

For years, the Chiu family tried Thanksgiving the traditional way. The Walnut family of four invited people over, cooked a turkey, bought a ham, and whipped up mashed potatoes and stuffing. But the turkey always seemed to come out dry and eventually everyone admitted they didn't really care for...

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