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Voting for Solutions, Standing Against Hate

Flipping through an American history textbook, you will see countless examples dating back to the founding of the country of anti-immigration laws and policies that have gained the support of politicians and legislatures. Since the eighteenth...Show More Summary

Last Night in Performance: Thawed Vaudevillians and Holographic Pop Stars

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Nate Watters The Vaudevillians: Not even a century spent frozen in ice can dampen their joie de vivre. Last night, the Seattle Repertory Theatre kicked off its 2015-2015 season with The Vaudevillians, the critically acclaimed cabaret...Show More Summary

New Design Competition Aims to Change Lives in the Coachella Valley's "Other Side"

As part of a 10-year initiative called Building Healthy Communities, The California Endowment, a private statewide health organization based in Los Angeles, is sponsoring an architecture and ideas competition to design housing for farm...Show More Summary

Unique cafe brings together students at Dunwoody High

Very Uplifting Story from Dunwoody High Every Tuesday morning at Dunwoody High School, there's a line outside Kerry Brown's classroom, which doubles as a unique cafe.It's named for the school's mascot, and it's run by students with mild...Show More Summary

Pregnant Women Beware

Opponents of Colorado's latest Personhood initiative, Amendment 67, claim, in media reports, that their measure isn't about banning abortion. Multiple reporters have pushed back, pointing out that the Personhood-USA-backed initiative...Show More Summary

Madison Square Park Shake Shack Closes With Special Italian Burger

Monday, October 13th is not just a day to celebrate the legacy of a genocidal explorer, it's also the last day to enjoy a Shake Shack burger in Madison Square Park before the operation is shut down for a several month overhaul concluding sometime mid-2015. Show More Summary

New York Times Throws Food Party, Forgets to Invite Farmers

On November 11th and 12th, the New York Times will host "Food For Tomorrow," a sold-out event exploring food production in the 21st century. An all-star cast of food celebrities is slated to attend, including world-renown journalists, award-winning chefs, and heralded think tank food advisers. Show More Summary

Oh No, SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Bans Flair! – SF Weekly Covers “Sticker Purge” – Here’s What Excessive Flair Looks Like

TweetWell, here you go: “Sticker Shock: A Corporal Punishment Joke Triggers a Police Decal Purge“ by Joe Eskenazi @EskSF “A goodly number of sports team decals, Grateful Dead imagery, shamrocks, college mascots, skateboard brand insignias, and family crests have since been disposed of.” All right, now let’s see the kind of thing that wouldn’t survive a […]

Readers: The US War On Drugs Is A Failure; Drug Policy Lecture/Panel Friday

In the poll last week readers overwhelmingly felt our ‘War on Drugs’ is a failure, here are the results: Q: Currently, the US ‘War on Drugs’ is… a failure 98 [89.09%] neither a success or failure 9 [8.18%] Unsure/No Opinion 3 [2.73%] a success 0 [0%] Why does this matter? Because...

Morning Reads — One Month Until the Big Day

We’re a mere four weeks away from the big day. “Stove/Smother” from Sloan.  State’s witness changes testimony in APS trail; case becoming a circus. New York Times Editorial Board says “no comment needed” for Perdue outsourcing comments. ...Show More Summary

King Crimson Were Frippin' Amazing Last Night at the Moore

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

[Forgive the detail-deficient nature of this review. I tried to take notes in the darkened theater, but the discreet light from my phone near my lap apparently bothered the guy next to me. Because, despite the spectacle of seven world-class...Show More Summary

Seattle Food News: A Shy Chef Opens an Enormous Italian Restaurant, Al Pacino Eats at a Different Italian Restaurant

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Bo Kim (GKPR) Rigoletto is named after an accursed, hunch-backed court jester (a fictional one). Rigoletto is now open in South Lake Union. The huge, antique-industrial-posh space is in Amazon’s new bedroom community near Mercer and I-5, close to Fierabend and the Victory Lounge. Show More Summary

Dan Harmon Brings Harmontown to Toronto

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The creator of Community discusses the new documentary about him, the appeal of his podcast, and his irresistible impulses. “I’m trying to be a better person. Didn’t you guys see the movie?” Dan Harmon was grappling with a moral dilemma near the end of recording his podcast Harmontown at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema on Saturday night. Show More Summary

The 'Glamburger': world's most expensive burger created in London

Credits: Alt Text: Glamburger Kobe Wagya beef burger stretches the budget and the waistline at £1,100 and 2,618 calories One-Minute Read Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 1:52pm The world's most expensive burger, which includes...Show More Summary

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Four: Low-Income Housing

BREAKING THE LOW INCOME HOUSING PROMISE Building a garbage dump in front of public housing in Yorkville, Manhattan As candidate and mayor, Bill de Blasio made four big promises to New York City. 1. To protect and improve the environment. 2. Show More Summary

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 7, 2014

On this date in history, The Stamp Act Congress was convened (1765), Edgar Allan Poe died (1849) and Palestinian gunmen hijacked the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro in the Mediterranean with more than 400 people aboard (1985). Also, Georgia Tech beat Cumberland College 222-0, in the most lopsided game in college football history. Show More Summary

Dunwoody Public Works Director, Mr. Michael Smith gives DHA a comprehensive update of all public works projects.

Video Very comprehensive update on all in process City of Dunwoody Public Works projects.Remember that See, Click, Fix is the preferred method of reporting items that need repair or attention. Link

Young Dyslexic Writers and Courage and Compassion Awards

Dyslexic Advantage To Understand, Build, and Use the Essential Strengths of the Dyslexic Mind Video Karina Eide Young Dyslexic Writers and Courage and Compassion AwardsDeadline Jan 21, 2015

LFF: Austin to Boston

Four bands, five VW campervans, a backseat full of guitars and a whole lot of road - this purposely lo-fi documentary is a little indie gem. This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. LFF: Austin to Boston

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