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
Snow has covered the ground in the Chicago area for 70 straight days. And while Monday's thaw will put a dent in the hard pack, more snow is on the way. Monday's 50s could melt as much as 2 inches of our snow cover as mild air arrives from the Plains, where temperatures reached the 70s in some places. Show More Summary
Burning Man founder Larry Harvey, flanked by city officials, officially launches The Burning Man Project in August 2011. Steven T. Jones Last week’s announcement that Burning Man has become a non-profit organization got lots of uncritical...Show More Summary
It's no longer the weekend, but here are some things coming up in the next few days that you should try to squeeze in when you're not being rained on or working. 1. I will be trying to catch the screening of The Past at SIFF Cinema Uptown tonight at 6:30 pm, a new film from the director of 2011’s A Separation. Show More Summary
Brad Armstrong found great joy working on organic farms in Vermont and Idaho. But when he moved back to his native New Haven a few years ago, hydroponics (or gardening without soil) became his passion. "I started hearing about what was...Show More Summary
An "Urgent Public Health Crisis" Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement today that America needs to do something about its heroin problem: "It's clear that opiate addiction is an urgent — and growing — public health crisis. Show More Summary