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Greatest Hits: 10 Notable Episodes From The First 10 Years Of Dynasty Podcasts

Back in summer of 2005, I launched Dynasty Podcasts as Chicago's first ever and longest-running music podcast. Over the last ten years, I've been fortunate enough to conduct interviews with some genuinely remarkable artists and industry figures from the Chicago music community. Show More Summary

White Castle Launched a Food-‘Transparency’ Website to Prove It’s the Anti-Chipotle

Just four ingredients, none of which are E. coli. It took a little while, but fast-food companies have finally realized that they can exploit Chipotle's vexing food-safety woes for their gain. Freshii, a Canada-based chain, has decided...Show More Summary

Comments re: “Statement from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition on Mayor Ed Lee’s Veto of SF’s Bike Yield Law”

TweetJust posted. “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition on Mayor Ed Lee’s Veto of SF’s Bike Yield Law Jan. 20, 2016 – Mayor Ed Lee’s veto of SF’s Bike Yield Law makes San Francisco the first U.S. city to take a major step away from its promise to eliminate traffic deaths and […]

2 Chainz donates house to Atlanta family

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI 2 Chainz’s philanthropy in his hometown has been widespread since the rapper rose to prominence the past few years. Now, he’s donated a five-bedroom house to the Stensons, an 11-member Atlanta family in need. The...

Which artists get the most YouTube views in Atlanta?

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Nashville loves country, Philly is loyal to Meek Mill and Latin artists have a huge following in Los Angeles. This, from the Captain Obvious Department. But actually, the data comes from YouTube, which shared wit...

Shanghai working woman opens Instagram account to document lucrative affair with her boss

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A young woman from Shanghai has provoked the wrath of netizens by sharing stories on Instagram of strategically sleeping with her boss, probably to the background tune of "I Fucked My Way Up to the Top" by Lana Del Rey. [ more › ]

Naz & Maalik: Black, Gay, Muslim, And In Love

"For the longest time I couldn't put a name to who I was. I didn't have an image to who was like me. It was torturous," Jane Lynch notes in Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema, the savvy documentary from 2006 by Lesli Klainberg and Lisa...Show More Summary

City of Seattle Invests in the Development of Central District’s “Africatown”

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Africatown seems to be slowly but surely coming to fruition in the Central District. Africatown If you live in Seattle and you're not familiar with the idea of Africatown, well, you should be. Think Chinatown, but for African-Americans and African immigrants in the historically black Central District. Show More Summary

The Chaos on the Eighth Ave. Bike Lane

Some might say New York City's network of protected bike lanes have transformed our streets into safer, more orderly places. More and more people now bike to and from work, including the thousands who utilize the city's new bike share...Show More Summary

Why It's Misleading to Say the 62 Richest People Have the Same Wealth As Half the World

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Much of the money the global rich have does not exist on this planet. Tyler Olson/shutterstock The story presently making the rounds in business and economic news is that 62 extremely rich people have as much wealth as 3.5 billion people. Show More Summary

Fernbank Planetarium at the Fernbank Science Center

If you are looking for a fun, inexpensive outing with kids, try the Fernbank Science Center and the Fernbank planetarium, […] The post Fernbank Planetarium at the Fernbank Science Center appeared first on Field Trips with Sue.

Watch Bruce Springsteen pay tribute to David Bowie

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Bruce Springsteen and a pared-down E Street Band will head our way Feb. 18 and hopefully he’ll still feel inclined to pay tribute to his old friend, David Bowie. At the

Choir! Choir! Choir! Performs Bowie’s Space Oddity at the AGO

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Over 500 people perform Space Oddity with the help of the AGO's acoustics. More than 500 members of Choir! Choir! Choir! performed at the AGO on Saturday night to pay tribute to the late David Bowie. The group of singers, which welcomes...Show More Summary

There's a New Sherif in L.A.: Exciting EP Pays Homage to Great Lyricists like Dylan and Costello

Maybe, I get a chance to breathe Because fear is a suffocating thing And, maybe I get a chance to see Because love can be a very blinding thing --Sherif Serag: "Suffocating Thing" Singer/songwriter/musician Sherif Serag and I are sitting...Show More Summary

Hope for Harper: How a Little Girl With CDKL5 Epilepsy Helped Bring Medical Marijuana to Latin America

The story of my daughter Harper is that everybody's life, even if they have special needs, has a purpose. My daughter Harper Elle Howard was born on April 12, 2010, with a very rare, non-hereditary, life-threatening genetic disorderShow More Summary

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