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Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Sneaks, LCD Soundsystem, Car Seat Headrest, and More

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Sneaks is virtually a one-woman ESG. Merge Records Sneaks, “Future” (Merge). Sneaks (Eva Moolchan) is like a one-woman ESG. Her streamlined songs are bass- and drum-heavy and infectious, albeit more conventionally song-oriented and less declamatory than NYC's finest post-punk-funk outfit. Show More Summary

Opinion: Always, The King

Damn, 40 years already? On Aug. 16, 1977, I was working as an intern at the Omaha World-Herald, and one of my jobs as a lowly…

Fearless Driver Successfully Jumps Rising NJ Drawbridge

A New Jersey family's trip to the beach briefly turned into that scene from Blues Brothers, when the drawbridge they were driving on began to rise, leaving the driver no choice but to slam on the gas and jump the damn thing. [ more ...

Review: The allure of summer re:FRESH

There is a cultural rhythm to summer that transcends school, the heat slowing down our productivity, bright nights a little more lively than usual and a restless need to get away. Swan Coach House Gallery presented a summer pop-up and seamless combination of two curatorial projects, I SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING... Show More Summary

Shania Twain coming to Infinite Energy June 4, 2018

This was posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on Melissa Ruggieri’s AJC Music Scene blog Melissa is on vacation so I’m helping out here. Back in 2015, country megastar Shania Twain intimated that she...

Shabby, Rusted Japantown – We’d All Have Been MUCH Better Off Without REDELOPMENT, Ch. CCLIX – Concrete And Clay And General Decay

TweetOur J-Town is sort of a mess, not that I’m complaining, not that I’m calling for a “Fix-It Team” to drop everything and work on the solitary issue, that I, the monomaniacal activist, care about, no not at all. Let me explain. All this Redevelopment stuff, all this concrete put in in the 1960’s is […]

Do you know someone who would be a great Dunwoody Police Officer - applications are now being accepted from a wider pool of applicants.

The men and women of the Dunwoody Police Department are committed to providing excellent service to the citizens of Dunwoody. As an outward symbol of that commitment for 2016, Chief Grogan asked members of the department to provide #oneword that symbolized their individual commitment to our mission and to the people of Dunwoody. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Tiki Torches Aren't Just For Haters

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage One of the better retorts to the white supremacists in Charlottesville would be to hold a march with rainbow Tiki Torches. That will put an end to Nazi nonsense. Don't mean to be flippant, but a little panache is called for. Show More Summary

One Answer To The Cross-Hudson Commuter Nightmare Is... The Javits Center?

Instead of tackling an estimated $10 billion rehabilitation plan for the grimy, packed Port Authority Bus Terminal, a major transit research organization pitched a plan they say would more rapidly relieve commuter pressure: build a bus terminal in the basement of the Javits Center. [ more › ]

Cult Local Psych-Rockers the Bumps' First Single Gets a 50th Anniversary Reissue

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Lakeshore Records releases the album digitally on September 1 and on CD September 22. by Dave Segal The Bumps' radiant debut single is back in circulation, 50 years later. On August 25, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready's HockeyTalkter label and Freakout Records are reissuing a rare 7-inch from 1967 by Monroe, Washington's the Bumps. Show More Summary

Owner Of Mysterious Silver Spaceship Tank Revealed To Be Brooklyn Dad, Of Course

Last winter, our inbox was inundated with photos of a spaceship/tank hybrid with Midwest plates in the heart of Brooklyn. The vehicle—which was spotted all around Williamsburg, Fort Greene, Bushwick and Prospect Heights—continued to stalk the borough over recent months. Show More Summary

Opinion: Trump imagines “very fine” Nazis, white supremacists

You could see it coming Monday, after President Trump dutifully read off a script in which he condemned white nationalist racists and American neo-Nazis for their…

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Fucking Nazis

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I'm a woman in her early 30s having sex with a guy in his early 20s. The sex is more than casual as we really care about each other but ultimately have no interest in pursuing a serious relationship. My concern is thatShow More Summary

Seattle Food News: Redhook's Triumphant Return, Seattle Met's Restaurant of the Year, Brunch Moves, and More!

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

All the news that's fit to eat. by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Redhook Redhook's Brewlab Launches in the Pike Motorworks Building The "Grandaddy of Craft" will officially return to its native Seattle on August 17. Redhook closed its Woodinville brewpub to focus on its latest, hippest venture, the Brewlab. Show More Summary

FGBOTD: Your Ford GoBike of the Day – #12535 Headed to the Chop Shop – Harvest, Harvest Time

TweetNeoliberalism is having a hard time getting going in Frisco. Take a look, via Nishant. The Ford Motor Company workers laboring (in the Bay Area? North Carolina?) are stumped as to this location – can you guess? Hint: alTrainCay racks-tay. Myself, I’d rather steal a $98 Walmart bike (like the 21-speed 29’er I lost near […]

Is Facebook Silencing Black Activists With Racist Bots?

Let's take a tour through Facebook's banning process! by Rich Smith If you've received one of these recently, you might be an activist. Screenshot from Facebook On Thursday morning, Facebook removed a post that Seattle-based black activist and artist Natasha Marin had composed over a year ago. Show More Summary

Opinion: Good ol’ boys having themselves a time …

Let’s fire up the WayBack Machine for this one, shall we? Earlier this year, almost a decade after his death, Atlanta native Jerry Reed was finally…

Look, This Is Just A Nice Story About A Woman Who Forgot Her Purse On A City Bus And Managed To Get It Back

It's not really all that hard to lose a bag, phone or baby on public transportation, and the odds of ever getting your stuff back are always slim. So it was incredibly lucky, then, that when Bushwick resident Stephanie Seiler left her...Show More Summary

Opinion: “Fire and fury …,” signifying nothing

We used to laugh at the clownish, buffoonish rhetoric that came out of North Korea, with its dire threats to wreak catastrophic destruction on its enemies.…

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