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Meteorologists: Maybe Don't Travel Tomorrow?

Everyone has a friend who is immune to guilt and refuses to travel "home" on Thanksgiving, instead opting to spend the day giving thanks for unlimited bong rips and blissfully absent roommates. Maybe you are that friend, in which case you must be feeling pretttttty smug right now, because tomorrow's travel forecast is not specifically too good. [ more › ]

35 Pounds Of Blow Found In Shipping Container Full Of Wine

Border officials at the Port of New York/Newark seized 35 pounds of cocaine from aboard a shipping container last month, having unearthed it from among 1,050 cartons of wine. This pool party's going to suck now. [ more › ]

Here’s How Larry Ellison Runs His Hawaiian Airline: $4000 Bonuses Paid to Pilots at “Island Air” Being Recalled

TweetWhy would you give people a bonus right before the holidays and then take it back right before the holidays? And then you plan on giving the money back again next year, maybe? What a mess! Hey, here’s a solution for LE. Why not just sell your POS Toyota LFA and then use the proceeds […]

Dusty Lips, Eurodanceparty USA, and Prom Queen Play a Benefit for YouthCare Tomorrow Night

Dusty Lips are and amalgamation of the Dusty 45s and the Country Lips. And Eurodanceparty USA is comprised from members of "Balkan-inflected brass band Orkestar Zirkonium, the global-folk-pop duo the Lonely Coast, the Eastern European Jewish folk-punk revivalist project Nu Klezmer Army." I have seen the Lonely Coast before and they are delightful. Show More Summary

Watch This Depressing 60 Minutes Video About Crumbling Infrastructure In The Northeast Corridor

We know that over a thousand NY State bridges are "structurally deficient"—which makes reminders of our crappy infrastructure (example) incredibly alarming, like last night's 60 Minutes segment about how the government is failing everyone by not investing in infrastructure. [ more › ]

The Harvard Crimson Comes Out Against Hosting 2024 Olympics – Why Can’t the Stanford Daily Do the Same Thing?

TweetWell, here it is, the Harvard Crimson coming out against the idea of Boston hosting the 2024 Olympics. So why can’t the Stanford Daily come out against the idea of San Francisco hosting the very same Olympics? I’ll tell you, the United States Olympic Committee is going to be all over the Bay Area over the next […]

Legendary Leafs Coach Pat Quinn Dies at 71

The former player, coach, and executive died at Vancouver General Hospital on Sunday night. Former NHL coach Pat Quinn, who stood behind the bench for more than 600 Toronto Maple Leafs games, died at Vancouver General Hospital on Sunday night at the age of 71. Show More Summary

Yelp vs. Lucky River Restaurant at 700 Monterey Boulevard – Rating Drops Due to “Sidewalk Steak” Viral Video

TweetVia KRON-TV’s Stanley Roberts comes news of this Here’s the story: San Francisco Sidewalk Steak – My buddies and I were walking up to the side door to Lucky River Restaurant at 700 Monterey Boulevard in San Francisco for lunch on Friday, November 21, 2014, and we saw this guy tenderizing or trying to break […]

Bartender-author Greg Seider teaches us how to make cocktails that don't suck

Put me in a home kitchen and I could kludge almost anything to at least edibility with some wine, garlic, and rosemary. But having grown up in the era of the Pina Colada song, the low point for mixology in America, I've never felt like I had a comparable intuitive sense of the principles of cocktails.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Televisualist: It’s Not Christmas Yet, Carol

televisualist Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist. Monday AMC airs Eagle Eye,...Show More Summary

Who knew that the Pop Rocks corporate headquarters is located in Dunwoody, GA?

Imagine what the Dunwoody 4th of July parade (Largest in Georgia) would be like if these packets were tossed to the thousands of kids along the route?https://www.facebook.com/PopRocksCandyPop Rocks Inc.Three Dunwoody Park Suite 128 Dunwoody, GA 30338 Video

Tidying Magic: the KonMari Method

Dear Cath I clean begrudgingly but I love to organize. It feels like I’m putting in order the scattered contents of my brain. I know you like to do it just as much as I do, if not more so. It almost seems backward that I’ve read this book and you haven’t (darn that academic […]

Martell Iconic Blueprints: Celebrates Emerging Icon Derek Blanks

It took an invitation from Martell to get me back into my Urban Reporting action. The iconic cognac has been honoring emerging African-Americans across the country and Atlanta was the last stop on the tour. Author Rob Hill Sr. served as host at the event that honored visual artist turned celebrity photographer Derek Blanks. If [...]

SL Letter of the Day: Profile & Courage

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a 31 year old hetero male and I've been with my wife for about 9 years, married for 4. We recently made a mutually driven decision to become poly and have been growing into this for about two months. So far so good. In my younger...Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Cheap Black Cats, Dufferin Station’s Transformation, and the Leafs Snub Their Fans for Karma

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. The City of Toronto is holding a “cat adoption blitz” this weekend. In honour of Black Friday, the usual $75 adoption fee will be waived for anyone wanting to take home a kitten or cat with any […]

SMILES EVERYONE! The United States Olympic Committee is Coming to SF Nov 24th or 25th – A Secret “Private” Meeting

TweetSmiles everyone, smiles. Why? Because we all need to look our best when the United States Olympic Committee road show beauty contest comes to town on either Monday, November 24th or Tuesday, November 25th, 2014. If we “win,” there’s a good chance that we’ll end up with the 2024 Olympiad. I was thinking we were […]

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