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This Instagram of Disneyland's feral cats will make you purr

There are well-known animals at Disneyland—the goats in the petting zoo and the horses on Main Street—and then there are ones that fly under the radar: the feral cats that prey on rodents. Sorry Mickey Disney doesn't like to talk about...Show More Summary

A Sanctuary for Sipping Spirits

Most bars exist to pay homage to the cocktail. Not the Brandy Library. At the dimly lit, intimate establishment on North Moore Street in Tribeca, a small (though potent) collection of cocktails is offered, but the main attraction is the spirit—unfettered, unmixed, unshaken, and unstirred. Show More Summary

Alleged Chicago Gang Member Hosts Reddit AMA

The main question asked was 'why are you still in a street gang when you know the risks involved?' [ more › ]

Repairs to a water main in the city means lane closure on Cooyong Street

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users there will be lane closures to a short section of Cooyong Street in the City this Saturday 22 November 2014, to allow ACTEW Water to make crucial repairs to a water main. The works will only affect the westbound section of Cooyong Street between Mort [...]

Spanish Reader on Rise of " Podemos" a New Far-Left Political Party in Spain

Following is an email from reader David, an unemployed accountant who lives in Spain. He writes about the alleged recovery in "main street", Catalan separatism, and the rise of a far-left political party named Podemos.David writes......Show More Summary

MoMA’s Schemes for Fixing Urban Problems Are Either Too Dainty or Too Sweeping

Last summer a man in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, painted a 25-mph speed limit on the Main Street asphalt to keep drivers from speeding through town. An artist in Chicago has been filling potholes with floral mosaics. Mumbai has just started banning cars from four miles of major roads on Sundays. Paris dumped... More »

Judge Spent 47 Seconds Tossing Out Traffic Tickets Against Driver Who Killed 3-Year-Old

The Queens County DA's Office has already explained why they chose not to prosecute the driver who killed 3-year-old Allison Liao as she crossed Main Street in Flushing with her grandmother (as Streetsblog puts it, "Accidents Happen"). Show More Summary

Street style tip of the day: Tweed

Houston is the 4 th largest city in the United States and we have at least 5 main highways and one toll way - some highways have about 5 lanes, if I'm not mistaken, and our tollway has 4. And when I think of a car that fits Houston's...Show More Summary

An Evening of Dramatic Improbable Readings, Wed at MIT

Join us Wednesday for… Dramatic Improbable Readings at the MIT Press Bookstore: An Evening of Dramatic Improbable Readings Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:30 pm The MIT Press Bookstore,292 main Street, Cambridge Please join us in the Bookstore for an improbable event: A Dramatic Improbable Reading performance! To celebrate his new books This Is Improbable Too […]

Cozy Cottage: 1910s

From 1912 or later comes "elderly man in rocking chair," watching the world go by from the vine-covered porch of his cozy cottage (erected "A.D. 1901") at 479 Main Street. 5x7 inch glass negative, photographer unknown. View full siz...

Internet Tax Ban Ending Soon: Speaker Boehner Hopes To Keep Internet Tax Free

With Black Friday on its way, will the internet stay tax free? Speaker Boehner has signaled that he will not support the Main Street Fairness Act. However, with the moratorium on taxing internet access under the Internet Tax Freedom Act about to expire, is there room for compromise?

Interview: Joni Mitchell

last weekMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Growing up listening to Joni Mitchell sing Woodstock, Both Sides Now, Big Yellow Taxi, Help Me, Twisted, In France They Kiss on Main Street, Ray's Dad's Cadillac and so many other songs, I never imagined that one day I'd be...

Death of internet sales tax law helps online sellers, hurts Main Street

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

Republicans in Congress have all but killed off the Marketplace Fairness Act, a long-debated bill that calls for online retailers to collect sales tax in the same way as brick-and-mortar stores.

German politicians want to make traffic lights look more like women

last weekNews : BlogPost

For some visitors to Germany, street crossings are among the main tourist attractions. In the formerly communist east of the country, little traffic-light men, some equipped with hats or walking sticks, were installed to guide pedestrians more than 50 years ago. This tradition is more alive today than ever before, even in some western German cities. But […]

German politicians want to make traffic lights look more like women

last weekNews : BlogPost

For some visitors to Germany, street crossings are among the main tourist attractions. In the formerly communist east of the country, little traffic-light men, some equipped with hats or walking sticks, were installed to guide pedestrians more than 50 years ago. This tradition is more alive today than ever before, even in some western German cities. Read full article >>

‘Sons of Anarchy’ Visits ‘Conan’ (Video)

Here's the cold open from tonight's edition of TBS' Conan, in which Conan O'Brien dons the SAMCRO patch, gets his motor runnin' and proceeds to wreak havoc on Main Street — sort of. We'll post video of the sit-down with Sons Of Anarchy cast members Charlie Hunnam, Drea De Matteo, Jimmy Smits, Tommy Flanagan and Mark Boone Junior along with creator Kurt Sutter when it's…

Nara Dreamland in Nara, Japan

In 1961, Nara Dreamland was the Japanese answer to Southern California's legendary Disneyland, and shared several of its themes and features, including its very own Main Street U.S.A. Unfortunately it lacked the longevity of the American...Show More Summary

The Political Red Tide Washes Ashore in Maryland

The national political red tide swept up the Chesapeake Bay, over the jetties of Spa Creek and up Annapolis' Main Street to the statehouse this week. After eight years of the O'Malley-Brown Democratic administration, characterized by substantial progress on social issues, the Lieutenant Governor hex landed squarely on Anthony Brown. Show More Summary

Blend Your Business and Family

Whether you have been in business for years or are just starting out, whether you are a product or service business or whether you are home-based or on Main Street, you all have one thing in common: Your family and small business are closely linked. Any action you take in one easily can affect the other. […]

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