Don't drink the Kool-Aid. Now that powdered alcohol has received full federal approval, the fight against it is mounting into a Lord of the Rings' Middle Earth–size war. According to the AP, about 30 state legislatures are now frantically...Show More Summary
Don't count your baskets before they're shot. In the Torontoist guide to the 2015 Raptors playoffs, we outline what you need to know, and some things you don’t. Wooooo! Playoffs, baby! Wooooooo! Yes. The Toronto Raptors have, for the second year in a row, made the NBA playoffs. You seem awfully sedate. WE’RE IN THE PLAYOFFS! MOST WINNING RAPTORS TEAM EVER! DIVISION […]
The Port of Seattle is one of the largest container ports in the US. Charles Mudede Ronald Lee "Ron" Wyden, the senior Senator for Oregon:“I'm proud this bipartisan bill creates what I expect to be unprecedented transparency in trade...Show More Summary
Ancient footwear gets an airing.
By Ana Sekler Mallory Sohmer is a freelance documentary filmmaker from Chicago and a Columbia College alumna. She co-directed the new film, Drum Beat Journey, the story of four inner-city youth who travel to Petit Mbao, Senegal, to participate in...
Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. Reel Toronto revels in digging up and displaying the films that attempt to mask, hide, or—in rare cases—proudly display our city. Gentle […]
Watching Mayor Eric Garcetti give his eloquent State of the City address from the Valley Performing Acts Center at Cal State Northridge got me thinking about my own performance this past year when it comes to key indicator data likeShow More Summary
Members of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's family tell TIME they tried in vain to dismiss his defense lawyers
Every spring, Ronald Peijenburg gathers media for a wild publicity stunt to mark the arrival of asparagus at his Michelin-starred Dutch restaurant, De Zwaan. In prior years, the vegetable has arrived unscathed in everything from a hot air balloon to a Formula 1 race car. Show More Summary
The eight remaining council members, led by council president Tim Burgess, will soon choose someone to replace Sally Clark through the end of the year. City of Seattle In his quest for an "experienced caretaker" to fill the city council...Show More Summary
TweetGet all the deets from Fun Cheap SF. Note the carve out for the afternoon of Annual 420 Day, held, as always, on April 20th. Note Slackline City in a city park – is that legal? IDK. We’ll see. (IMO, RPD’s signs banning affixing items don’t match our Park Code.) Note Chalk The Panhandle – […]
A Long Island man managed to set three cars on fire and give himself second-degree burns while attempting to rid his rental vehicle of bedbugs by dousing it in rubbing alcohol. Then, apparently, he lit a cigarette. No one pays attention during fire safety films. [ more › ]
The chef, at his restaurant Moto in 2007. The October 2006 issue of Gourmet featured a photo that was atypical of a glossy food magazine: Instead of a lovely slice of pie or a hefty burger, a chef's eyes peeked out from behind a menu that the chef himself was eating. Show More Summary
TweetOh, now I get it – San Francisco-based Ant-Man, he’s just a little guy! Some of the the time, anyway: Boy, this looks like it’s the start of an extremely generic super-hero series. But prove me wrong, Marvel. Prove me wrong.
Christmas, Easter, Fourth of July and Today… the only four days you need to celebrate annually. “Dot Eye” by Sam Prekop Hank Johnson: “It feels like open season on black men in America.” Tuition up at all research universities in Georgia. New Falcons Stadium costs RISE UP! Again. Show More Summary
By Sue Rodman Strawberry picking season in Atlanta runs mid April to early June. That means now is the perfect […] The post Where to go Strawberry Picking in Atlanta appeared first on Field Trips with Sue.
Today, the world will be watching as the best golfers descend on Augusta, Georgia for The Masters golf tournament. If […] The post Augusta Ga. | Beyond the Masters Golf Tournament appeared first on Field Trips with Sue.
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The University of Cape Town removed a controversial sta […]
"Grounded by the lessons of history" -- according to his own words -- Senator Marco Rubio announced his campaign for the presidency of the United States. Since the senator has established history as the foundation for his new campaign,...Show More Summary