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Curbed Cape Cod: You Can Stay in this Martha's Vineyard Pad This Summer, for a Not-so-Small Fee

Shocker, this absurdly expensive Martha's Vineyard summer rental, the work of local architecture firm Hutker Architects, has plenty of availability. In fact, it doesn't look like any weeks have been booked for 2015. We previously wrote about the stunning...

Watermelon Frisbee Flyers

3 months agoHobbies / Crafts : Make and Takes

We’re ready to have some fun in the sun this summer at our local beach. We live fairly close to the Puget Sound in Seattle and try to hit one of the local beaches at least once a week. It’s my happy... Continue Reading ? The post Watermelon Frisbee Flyers appeared first on Make and Takes.

"White Lives Matter" Rally Held in South Philadelphia, Local Councilman Attends

Ironically, not a single white life has been lost in the alleged incidents that sparked the rally. Nearly 200 white residents of South Philadelphia gathered earlier this week to protest what they claim is police inaction over several racially charged attacks in their neighborhood. Show More Summary

2015 Skoda Fabia to get standard autonomous emergency braking

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The all-new Skoda Fabia range launching in July is shaping up as among the safest cars in the light-car class, with the Czech brand’s local arm this week confirming it will offer low-speed autonomous braking (AEB) as a standard feature. Low-speed autonomous braking — or Front Assist with City Emergency Braking in Skoda parlance — […]

Blogs And Social Media Have Killed The Mainstream Media Local Sports Portal

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Last week we learned that that Fox Sports Regional websites were in the process of making heavy editorial layoffs. This week came word that the layoffs weren’t just a trimming of writers on Fox’s expansive network of regional channels, but rather the elimination of all of their writers. Show More Summary

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 30 May - 5 June 2015

3 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

It's my last day in Stockholm before heading home tomorrow. Took a nice walk this morning during which I passed the iconic ABBA Museum. Yes, you can see silicone dolls of the 'Fab Four'. All for a small fee, of course. Locals advised me not to spend my money, which...

7 Great Things to Do in L.A. This Week for $10 or Less

Whether you're a glutton for gluten or just really like the way toast smells, the inaugural Los Angeles Bread Festival is your place to be. A celebration of the local artisan-bread renaissance, it's a weekend of everything from "Feel the Churn" — aerobics mixed with hard-core butter making — to...

Chipotle Is Testing Chorizo ... Again

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Chipotle announced this week that it is adding a new meat option, chorizo, to the menus of its restaurants in the Kansas City area. If the local test is successful, the Mexican sausage may become the first new meat officially added to...Show More Summary

This Week in Posivibes: Swiftumz

The newest (and third) LP from SF Bay Area’s Swiftumz came out in mid-May on local label Melters, and as time’s gone on, more and more people have great things to say about it. Everybody Loves Chris is turning out to be aptly titled,...Show More Summary

Estee Lauder Spellbound ~ fragrance review

3 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

Down at my local Nordstrom this week, to my surprise I found the classic Estée Lauders packaged in new bottles among the regular perfume offerings. In the past, if I wanted to sniff Azurée or Estée, for instance, I had to ask at the cosmetics counter and hope there was a tester hidden away somewhere. Show More Summary

Chelsea fan Ryan explains his funny Bangkok prank, tricking locals into thinking he was a player [Video]

Chelsea fan Ryan Weston pulled a brilliant prank in Bangkok last week, posing as a Chelsea player to the gullible local fans. The Chelsea fan explains how it all went down in this video call with Chelsea Fan Channel, and reveals that...Show More Summary

A Philosophy of Art for the Digital Age

3 months agoInternet / Blogging : Copyblogger

Today, being a “starving artist” is so passé … You already know the Internet has the potential to put your creations in front of a much wider audience than you’d have at an art show at your local coffee shop. But, this week, Editor-in-Chief host Stefanie Flaxman and photographer Bryan Formhals talk about the lesser-known Read More... Show More Summary

Judge Orders Newspaper To Delete Article, Newspaper Reminds Judge That It's In The US And The 1st Amendment Exists

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

This seems to happen all too often, but a local judge has forgotten about the whole 1st Amendment thing. Last week, Bergen County Superior Court Judge Jane Gallina-Mecca ordered the Bergen Dispatch to take down a news article. The article was about a specific family court case, involving custody of a child. Show More Summary

Madrid Goes to Bat for Local Coal

Spain's Industry Ministry announced this week that they would present plants to require electricity generators to purchase 6 million tonnes of locally-sourced coal mined in 2015, representing a 67% increase from the 3.6 million tonnes authorized for 2014.

Distinguished pol of the week

There was a heartening display of political courage and integrity in North Carolina this week, as local news outlets reported: Within hours of the [North Carolina state] House giving final approval to a bill that would allow magistrates and other public officials to refuse to perform marriages for religious reasons, [Republican] Gov. Pat McCrory vetoed […]

Here’s Why Davey Wavey Is On The Open Road This Week

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

If there’s no line outside your local watering hole and there’s no wait for the elliptical at your gym this week, don’t fret. All your gay brethren are probably just doing their part for humanity by participating in AIDS/LifeCycle 2015 for the next week. The annual seven-day bike ride between San Francisco and Los Angeles that […]

Chelsea fan in Bangkok pretends he’s a player, takes Selfies with local Thai fans [Video]

Chelsea fan Ryan Weston has pulled off a funny stunt in Bangkok, posing as an actual Chelsea player for the local Thai fans. Chelsea have a huge and growing fanbase in Thailand, which will only be enhanced by this week’s visit to the Thai capital. Show More Summary

Alderman Will Not Support Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ahead Of Zoning Vote

A proposal to put a medical marijuana clinic in Norwood Park near Superdawg is heading to the city council this week but the local alderman is balking. [ more › ]

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 23 - 29 May 2015

3 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Congratulations to the IWRA, the local planning committee, and main sponsors the Scottish Government and WaterAid UK for holding an excellent World Water Congress in Edinburgh. This'll be hard to top. If you are looking for an excellent conference venue, try the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC). It's conveniently located,...

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