After a legal battle that began in November 2012, the Ellis eviction of two units of longterm, elderly Latino tenants living on Lucky Street in San Francisco?s Mission District have been stopped.
?The United States of Energy? was a colorful series of lessons on the advantages of coal, aimed at 4th-graders?and sponsored by Big Coal. Here?s how educators and activists worked together to get it out of classrooms.
Often I encounter annoying things as I make my way around the city, dismissing many as flukes. I took photos of a gate blocking the public sidewalk on November 28, 2012 and again on March 7, 2014. This is the side gate for 2840 Locust St., owned by Barry Adelstein...
See if you can follow this dating misadventure: Rick and Eva dated years ago in college. Actually dating is not the accurate term, more like hooked up. Fast forward to present day and Rick runs into Eva at a fight party. She asked him to introduce her to his single guy friends because she is new to Atlanta. Show More Summary
It’s Lithuanian Independence Day! Hug a Lithuanian today, you have my permission. After the jump, your Morning Reads… National: Why Are Wages Sticky? (Uneasy Money) What Happens When You Quit Facebook (Thought Catalog) The future of TV is coming into focus, and looks pretty great (Quartz) How the NFL Worked to Hide the Truth about […]
What you need to know for Tuesday: an intra-borough border war, balmy weather, and a runaway boy returns.
Last week, a crowd heckled me at a press event. It was a crowd of 40-50 people, in tow with Michelle Nunn. The Democrat was at the state Capitol, filing to make her run for US Senate official. Nunn is a political newcomer who has rarely appeared at press events around Atlanta. She also appears […]
Last October, Prince William County marked the 40th anniversary of the death of Officer Pete White, the first officer in the county to die in the line of duty, after a car crash near Haymarket. But after dedicating the Western District station to White, police officials felt they really didn’t have anything that told the […]
I'm always at a loss, this time of year, choosing the best photo to donate to the annual art auction benefiting Free Arts NYC and the art mentoring programs for at-risk kids. This year - I'm asking you to help me decide!
Some interesting statistics from the County Clerk about the first week of issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. 258 same-sex couples applied for marriage licenses between February 21st and 28th (compared to 653 male/female couples). Show More Summary
Nene Leakes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta took another opportunity to throw shade at her haters recently as she posed for a few shots with Supermodel Naomi Campbell. As Marlo Hampton & Kenya Moore aka dumb & dumber Manlow & Krayonce sit around praying for her downfall, it seems Ms. Show More Summary
Video of Update from City Manager Letter to InteractMr. John McNultyPresident and Chief Executive OfficerInteract Public SafetyGlobal Headquarters102 W 3rd St., Ste 750Winston-Salem, NC 27101RE: Dunwoody-DeKalb CAD-to-CAD Interface ProjectDear Mr. Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced five different approaches in the past two months aimed at smoothing over the scourge of potholes that pock Chicago streets. There's good reason the data-driven Emanuel has been fixated on crumbling pavement:...Show More Summary
Maybe having John Travolta mangle your name at the Oscars isn't such a bad thing. If/Then, the musical starring Tony-award winner Idina Menzel (whom Mr. Travolta called "Adele Dazeem" during her... To view the full story, click the title link.
When he retired from basketball, Scottie Pippen left a legacy as one of the greatest all-around players the NBA had ever seen. Now there's another Pippen in Chicago trying to make his mark on and off the court. Quinton Pippen plays for Chicago State and wears No. Show More Summary
In a nutshell, not so good.
The Miami Dolphins are accepting $3.8 million a year in public money — $114 million total over 30 years — towards upgrades at Sun Life stadium. This comes after local officials said “no” to the Dolphins’ original demand of $379 million over 30 years. As Barry Petchesky observes for Deadpsin: It’s inexplicable why local politicians keep […]
A local taxi-industry trade publication has threatened to out five aldermen unless demands to stop the ridesharing industry in Chicago are met. The March issue of Chicago Dispatcher, which is distributed free on newsstands, featuresShow More Summary