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more Brunswick St closures

In recent weeks local designer tshirt shop Tomorrow Never Knows and vintage shop Shag have closed on the northern end of Brunswick St. Next to Shag, Grub St secondhand bookshop is about to close. This end of Brunswick St is looking rather shabby.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Microsoft launches commercial cloud services from local datacenters in India

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Azure services via local data center regions in India. As the first public cloud provider from India, Microsoft has opened three new regions – Central India in Pune, South India in Chennai, and West India in Mumbai. Show More Summary

‘Top Chef’ Extortion Case: Feds Indict Wrong Teamster, Won’t Admit Mistake

The U.S. Attorney's office in Massachusetts this week indicted the wrong man for harassing and threatening the cast and crew of Top Chef last year. Richard Jeffrey, one of the five members of Teamsters Local 25 indicted by the office Wednesday, had his charges quietly dropped. Show More Summary

This Week On The Forums: Chevy Owners Fume, Ford Owners Swoon, And More

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

No, you're not imagining it. People are actually getting dumber. New proof comes via the United Kingdom's Independent, which revealed authorities in locales as far-flung as Houston, Texas and southern England's hamlet of Kingston had to remind citizens that while it's inconvenient for many, their officers are powerless to restore access to...

Petr Cech & Theo Walcott train with Amputees at Arsenal Hub (Video)

Arsenal do great work in the London community, and through their Arsenal In the Community drive, they’ve been able to reach out and connect with the local fans. This week, Petr Cech, Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey paid a visit to the Arsenal Hub to help out with an amputee training session. Show More Summary

'Saturday Night Live' Encore With Host Louis C.K. and Musical Guest Rihanna Down from Last Week's Encore

This week's encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Louis CK and Musial guest Rihanna averaged a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters

Harlem Style – Shop Global In Your Local

On Periscope... Finding stylish pieces shouldn't be limited to the obvious. There are plenty of interesting and unexpected finds to be had when you take your inspiration out of the box. I attended the Periscope Summit this week in New York that took place uptown in Harlem. Show More Summary

Sunfish vs. Pizza Rat: The Week in Memes

This week, as New Yorkers were falling in love with Pizza Rat—that brave hero, that intrepid pizza connoisseur, that hardworking local with a dream—Bostonians, expatriate Massholes, and general life enthusiasts were falling in love with an encounter between man and nature, in the form of a fuckin’ sunfish, bro. Show More Summary

Apple to officially host Xcode on Chinese servers in wake of malware issue

Downloads of Xcode should become faster for Chinese developers after Apple begins hosting its development software on local servers within the country, the company revealed in an interview with local media this week.

News in Brief: Local Teen Quits Club That Would’ve Been Tiebreaker In Admission To Dream School

5 months agoHumor : The Onion

NOVI, MI—Citing his desire for a slightly less hectic schedule that would allow him a little free time during his senior year, local student Matt Reynolds, 17, reportedly decided this week to quit a club that would have set his application apart from others and secured his admission to his dream college. Show More Summary

Protesters in Mexico attack government office over missing students

Protesters in Guerrero, Mexico, attacked the local prosecutor's office in the state capital of Chilpancingo on Monday, local media said, in what could be the beginning of social unrest tied to the first anniversary this week of the disappearance of 43 students. 

Local Restaurant Goes Out of Its Way to Ensure Woody Allen Won't Come Back

5 months agoEntertainment : Defamer

Last week Woody Allen went to the same restaurant three days in a row. One day he brought Jesse Eisenberg. He had oysters each time. I know this, because the restaurant straight-up narced on him. Read more...

The White House Announces New “Smart Cities” Initiative

5 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

This week, the White House announced a new “Smart Cities” Initiative that will invest over $160 million in federal research, and leverage more than 25 new technology collaborations to help local communities tackle key challenges, such as reducing traffic congestion, fighting crime, fostering economic growth, managing the effects of a changing climate, and improving the […]

Best of Canberra taste off – Local handmade sweets

5 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

It’s no secret I’ve got a bit of a sweet tooth (I love sugar) so I was pretty excited to be left in charge of this week’s Best Of Canberra for locally handmade sweets. There were a few different nominations this week: cinnamon scrolls from Sweet Bones, baklava from Turkish Pide House in Yarralumla, doughnuts from Chasing [...]

'Saturday Night Live' Encore With Host Chris Rock and Musical Guest Prince Up from Last Week's Encore

This week's encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Chris Rock and Musical Guest Prince averaged a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, up from last week's 0.9 rating

Premier Boxing Champions 2015: Fight Card and TV Schedule for September 22

Premier Boxing Champions' Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays on Fox Sports 1 returns for another boxing doubleheader. This week's card comes from the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and there's a rising local star headlining the card. WBCShow More Summary

Pope Francis may find Washington’s “Little Rome” reminds him of home

5 months agoHealth : The Checkup

When Pope Francis arrives in Washington, D.C., this week for the start of a six-day visit to the United States, he might find at least one local spot that reminds him of home.That’s Brookland, a neighborhood in Northeast so chockablock with Catholic institutions that it’s been called “Little Rome.”Read full article >>

Widow of man killed by bus in Shenyang receives compensation in the form of 40,000RMB in small bills

5 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The grieving widow of a man who was hit and killed by a local bus in Shenyang received compensation from the bus company earlier this week by way of a sack filled with some 40,000 one-yuan banknotes. [ more › ]

Friday Funny 982: College Life

Well, I'm back in the thick of it teaching at a local University. (See this nerdy post on my Photo Blog showing the whiteboard after a week of photo lecture.) I figured it was good timing to share some "seen in college" funnies: It's...Show More Summary

The Climate Post: Cities in the World's Top Greenhouse Gas Emitters Announce Stronger Climate Pledges

Cities in China and the United States pledged to take ambitious steps to address climate change at the state and local level in the U.S.-China Climate Leaders Declaration this week. In China, 11 cities will peak greenhouse gas emissions--some as early as 2020--to eliminate nearly 25 percent of China's urban total carbon pollution. Show More Summary

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