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How the San Francisco Giants are LYING When They Say “Ticket Scalping is Illegal” in San Francisco

TweetC’mon focus, look at the sign, as seen this morning by Stanley Roberts of People Behaving Badly and KRON-TV:  Now it could be that this is what the San Francisco Giants organization wishes Police Code Section 869 would say, but this aint what it says. Comes now SF Weekly writer Joe Eskenazi: “…according to the police code […]

Split the lakefront path for pedestrians and cyclists?

If the loud chorus from the public is any indication, Chicago's lakefront path could finally get the separate lanes for cyclists and pedestrians that frequent users have been begging for, under state plans to overhaul North Lake Shore...Show More Summary

We Borrowed a Shelter Dog to Go Hiking. You Can -- And Totally Should -- Too

It was a beautiful fall day, perfect for going for a hike. So my friend Rebecca and I, and my dog Murray, stopped by a local animal shelter to pick up a dog to join us. I'd heard about -- and desperately wanted to try -- programs that...Show More Summary

Ain’t Too Proud to Sue! Pebbles Seeks $40 Million in Damages Over ‘CrazySexyCool’ Biopic!

Perri ‘Pebbles’ Reid has made it quite clear in the past about how she feels about the way she was portrayed in TLC’s television biopic, which aired last year around this time. [READ: RECAP: TLC: CrazySexyCool - Fact? Fiction? Or Shades...Show More Summary

Caught Slippin’? You’ll Never Believe Where Bobby V. Was Spotted… [VIDEO]

In case you were wondering, Bobby V. is still around! The Atlanta-based crooner was forced to give up his stage name after the ‘REAL’ Bobby Valentino, a British musician who just so happened to have the same name, came forward to claim exclusive ownership of the name. Show More Summary

Out and About: Weekend Picks

This weekend: Boo at the Zoo, art gallery exhibition openings, Philly punks Restorations at DC9, and more. [ more › ]

Off The Market: Fantasia Marries Her New Boo… [PHOTOS]

It’s only been a few weeks since Fantasia Barrino met the man of her dreams but it certainly doesn’t take long for lust love to bloom. [FLASHBACK: Fantasia's Gotta Man! Meet Kendall Taylor... (PHOTOS)] We all know that Fantasia’s been a bit unlucky in love over the past few years. Show More Summary

Wicked Lit Halloween 2014 Review

Well, it is long past time to give the Devil his due. Hollywood Gothique experienced the latest incarnation of the Wicked Lit Halloween Theatre Festival a few weeks ago, but time and tide have denied us opportunity to focus our analytic skills with sufficient concentration to do justice to the production. Yes, we tossed off [...]

One on One with Outkast’s Official DJ! Cutmaster Swiff… [VIDEO]

What’s your favorite Outkast track?? Have you ever experienced them in concert? Diehard Outkast fans know that there is only one DJ behind the legendary hip-hop group, and that is DJ Cutmaster Swiff! I had a long phone chat with Swiff...Show More Summary

Aldermen urge Emanuel administration to keep tabs on ride-share companies

Aldermen on Friday pressed the head of Chicago's Business Affairs office to make sure the ride-share companies that compete with taxi cabs honor new city regulations, but questioned whether there are enough inspectors on the payroll to keep sufficient tabs on drivers for firms like Uber.

Ebony Steele Enlists Dr. Jackie, Dr. Heavenly, Tameka Raymond & More for ‘Breast Friends’ Campaign… [PHOTOS]

National TV and radio personality Ebony Steele is a strong proponent of Breast Cancer research & funding and in honor of the cause, she has launched her very own Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign with her celebrity friends. The campaign,...Show More Summary

2014 Stranger Visual Art Genius C. Davida Ingram

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Is:Still in shock that she won. Makes:Performances, installations, photographs, videos. Flips:Social norms in performances until you barely recognize them. The morning after C. Davida Ingram won the 2014 Stranger Genius Award in art,...Show More Summary

America's Best Steakhouses

From grand Las Vegas shrines helmed by world-famous chefs to old-school Midwestern chophouses where a rib-eye is preceded by a visit to the salad bar, from clubby Chicago dining rooms loaded with mahogany and brass to New York institutions with now-household names, America has no shortage of great steakhouses. Show More Summary

Kiefer Sutherland's Old West Village Apartment Is Perfect (And $20 Million)

        The West Village townhouse that Kiefer Sutherland sold in 2012 (after just one day on the market), has been listed again by the current owners. Not that any of us have $20 million in which to purchase this dream home with, but it's free to look. [ more › ]

Shooting Reported at Pilchuck High School in Marysville

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

We'll update this post as we know more, but for now The Everett Herald is reporting that "gunfire has been reported at Marysville Pilchuck High School" and the school is on lockdown. The Seattle Times says "there are reports of as many as six people injured," but keep in mind that these early numbers are often wrong. Show More Summary

Costumed Dog Alert: Tomorrow Is The 16th Annual Great PUPkin!

  If it's almost Halloween, it means it's time for pups to wear costumes with pride (and maybe a little adorable shame) for the 16th Annual Great PUPkin, which takes place tomorrow (Saturday, October 26th) at Fort Greene Park. Registration, which has a $5 donation, starts at 11 a.m. [ more › ]

Mayor De Blasio On Ebola: "No Cause For Everyday NYers To Be Alarmed"

Mayor de Blasio addressed the press at mid-day Friday with the latest updates on Dr. Craig Spencer, the Harlem resident who has tested positive for Ebola, and the city's response to the potential health crisis. And as expected, he preached calm: "There is no cause for everyday New Yorkers to be alarmed," he said. Show More Summary

Gary Stevens to race in Breeders' Cup after knee-replacement surgery

Gary Stevens plans to race in the Breeders' Cup next week in the Hall of Fame jockey's first race since having knee-replacement surgery on his right knee three months ago.

Political Undertones and Calls to Action at Judaica Museum's Fall Exhibit

If a picture is worth one thousand words, a political poster with a call to action is worth so much more. The Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica recently announced the extension of its fall exhibit: Justify Your Existence,Show More Summary

Ask a Native New Yorker: When Should I Give Up My Subway Seat?

This week's question comes from a local man who's unsure about when he should offer up his seat on the subway. [ more › ]

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