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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 › ]

Do You Need Some FREE Medical, Dental, or Vision Care? Then Head to Key Arena This Weekend!

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock FREE through Sunday at Key Arena, thanks to Seattle/King County Remote Area Medical. As The Seattle Times reports, "500 volunteer doctors, dentists, optometrists, nurses and other health professionals" are...Show More Summary

5 Awesome Outtakes From Alan Cumming’s Grub Street Diet Shoot

We're not even counting this one. As you surely saw this morning, today's Grub Street Diet subject is the wonderful Alan Cumming, who let photographer Noah Fecks into Club Cumming (a.k.a., his dressing room) to capture the nonstop scene. 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

The Ghost Of Bonny's Is Coming To Slippery Slope For Halloween

Nothing says "scary" like vinyl floors soaked with whiskey and wall-to-wall hipsters screaming the lyrics to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song. [ more › ]

No Two Lit Crawls Are Exactly Alike (or, How Lindy West Rocked My World Last Night)

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ask any one of the scores of people packed into the Lit Crawl afterparty at the Hugo House last night what their favorite part of the evening was, and you'd hear a different answer every time. For such a well-attended event—hundredsShow More Summary

Meet an at-large D.C. Council candidate: Anita D. Bonds

Voters will elect two at-large D.C. Council members on Nov. 4, and 15 candidates are vying for the two spots. These are their stories, edited for length and clarity. Name: Anita D. Bonds Party: Democratic Age: 67 Neighborhood: Truxton Circle Education: B.S., University of California, Berkeley Family: widowed; one adult daughter, two adult sons; seven […]

Video: The View on Real Estate: Kathryn Wylde

The city should find ways to collect revenue from out-of town luxury real estate buyers without penalizing them, said Kathryn Wylde. To view the full story, click the title link.

Ebola cleanup workers decontaminate doctor's apt.

A company that handles Ebola decontamination has been sent to the home of Craig Spencer, the doctor who was hospitalized Thursday after being diagnosed with the virus. Two workers entered the upper... To view the full story, click the title link.

Dear Jeffco Students, Sorry if It Feels Insulting, but You're "Pawns"

After one of the meetings of the Jeffco School Board, I was driving my teenager home from school, and we heard conservative radio host Kris Cook's analysis of the meeting: Cook: "They had students saying, 'Don't censor my history,' and taking umbrage at the fact that we, correctly, labeled them as pawns, because they have been made into pawns. Show More Summary

Abby Wambach on shortlist for World Player of the Year

U.S. national team standout Abby Wambach was selected Friday as one of 10 finalists for FIFA's World Player of the Year award, an honor she won in 2012.

Grand Central owner rails against tower plan

One of the hundreds of thousands of people who stream through Grand Central Terminal every day also happens to own the storied transit hub: Andrew Penson, a real estate investor who runs Midtown... To view the full story, click the title link.

Condé Nast 1 WTC move-in date

The time has finally arrived. Condé Nast will be moving downtown to 1 World Trade Center, North America's tallest tower, on Nov. 3, according to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.... To view the full story, click the title link.

Super Visions: On grace notes — and disgrace notes, part 1

Regular readers of this blog know that I love me some onscreen intertextuality. You know: the tombstone for a certain eyepatch-wearing badass in Captain America: The Winter Soldier that bore an epitaph uttered by certain Jheri-curl—wearing badass in Pulp Fiction, the two of whom were played by one actor.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Tom Murphy’s Paces & Vine Opens Oct. 24

Vinings restaurant to welcome the public with dinner service at 5 p.m. Friday.

Elevate 2014 turns Downtown ATL into 'Social City'

UPDATE: Elevate 2014 ended Thursday night with a bang from Dance Truck featuring special performances by Hungry Ghost, Corian Ellisor and more. We've updated our photo gallery to include additional performances as well from Makeshift Circus on Monday, and Twinhead Theatre and Thimblerig Circus on Wednesday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Ebola Is Not A Political Issue

A hospital isolation ward in Gulu, Uganda, during the October 2000 outbreak I view Ebola as an enemy. This is war. Now is not the time to politicize Ebola and attack our leadership. We can discuss how this health crisis could have been...Show More Summary

Are Religious and Political Extremists Crazy?

Every time there is a terrorist act or a mass murder, reporters start calling with questions on the psychiatric diagnosis of the perp. The default position seems to be that every religious extremist or political fanatic or mass murderer must be crazy. Show More Summary

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