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The 43 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Nov 20-27, 2017

46 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s arts and culture critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 23 best concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their areas of expertise. Show More Summary

Theater Round-Up: New Tickets to be Released for ‘Cursed Child’ London, Actors Support Local Theater, and More!

This week in theater news we get to see a few of the many ways the Harry Potter story continues to impact performing arts around the world. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child shows no sign of diminishing success in London as a new round of tickets will be released in December! The production, moving...read more!

Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson Tries to Figure Out Why Staten Island Hates Him

A highlight of this week’s Saturday Night Live was a hilarious “Weekend Update” visit from Pete Davidson, in which he looked at his home borough of Staten Island and the bizarre, inexplicable animosity with which the locals view his career. Show More Summary

This video-rental chain has found the right formula to thrive in the on-demand era

The rise of on-demand streaming services is a major reason why local video-rental stores like Blockbuster have gone out of business. But there is one rental chain that is staying afloat. In this week's Sunday Spotlight, NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports on the company pulling off a business miracle with 750 brick-and-mortar video stores across the U.S. and Canada.

What This Walmart Cashier Did For an Elderly Man Is the Gift You Need This Week

An elderly man in Mississippi chose the right checkout line at his local Walmart. Any other day, he might have encountered a disgruntled cashier or an impatient shopper waiting behind him, but fate intervened in the most heartwarming...Show More Summary

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Jamila Woods, Alice Glass, Pale Waves

Local hitmakers and bright up-and-comers take over Chicago this week. Friday, Nov. 17 Alice Glass Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600 She’s best known for being the face and voice of the experimental electronic duo Crystal Castles, but Alice Glass left her post as the duo’s frontwoman...

The Best Free Events In Miami This Week

While most of us can't afford three months on a spiritual retreat to unlearn a lifetime of internalized racism and misogyny, we can all show up to some free events. You can start by supporting local artists and merchants at the Little River Creative Collective's event at Bloommiami and the Support Local Market at Wynwood Yard. Show More Summary

The week ahead in L.A. dance, Nov. 12-19: Tango Buenos Aires and more

Dance/Back Local dancers perform in this benefit show for victims of violence and natural disasters. Brockus Project Studios, 618 B Moulton Ave., L.A. Sun., 4 p.m. Free with donations of food, clothing or cash. www.BrockusProject.org River of Everyone River of No One Site-specific work explores...

New Jersey Diner Adds ‘Teen Tax’ Because Kids Are Bad Tippers

Local parents are shook by this policy Last week, an 11-year-old milkshake lover named Bella Venezian was shocked to discover that a mandatory gratuity had been added to her bill at the Wayne Hills Diner in Wayne, New Jersey. Her mom, Melissa, had been to that same diner earlier in the day but did not receive any mysterious charges on her bill. Show More Summary

Wildlife steals the show at Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa

A snake took on a mongoose and Ian Poulter monkeyed around with some of the local inhabitants at the Euro Tour’s Nedbank Golf Challenge. We’re sure the golf will be swell at this week’s Nedbank Challenge, what with the likes of Ian Poulter,...Show More Summary

The 59 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Nov 6-12, 2017

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 35 best concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn. Here are their picks for the bestShow More Summary

Soulland & Nike SB Announce “FRI.day part 0.2” Collaboration

Following up on last year’s project, Soulland and Nike SB are back together for a second collaboration. While the initial release centered around what skating at the end of the week meant to local skaters in Copenhagen, this particular installment looks stateside to the West Coast. “California is the birthplace of skateboarding so it was […]

Judge races top ballot in off-year election for Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania voters will reshape the state's appeals courts this week, consider a change to the state constitution and decide races for mayor, district attorney and other local contests. It's considered … Click to Continue »

Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

This week, David Gamage (Indiana) reviews a new draft paper by Daniel Hemel (Chicago), Easy on the SALT: A Qualified Defense of the Deduction for State and Local Taxes. Prompted — at least in part — by Congressional Republicans’ recently released tax reform proposals, Daniel Hemel has written a thoughtful...

The decisions that started the city of Yorba Linda

Spirits were high 50 years ago this week as Yorba Linda residents eagerly entered a new era in which they would control their destiny as the county’s 25th city – with locally elected leaders making the decisions formerly reserved for politicians and bureaucrats in Santa Ana offices. The fledgling city’s newly elected governing body met twice within […]

Lending a hand is easier when it’s not broken

There are two subjects I like to write about, Placentia events and things in my house that break. This week I was doubly blessed. I had the honor of attending a breakfast honoring our local police, fire and emergency services personnel for Placentia. Unfortunately, the thing that broke in my house was me. It was […]

Thieves grab over 300 iPhone X units off delivery truck in San Francisco

Some people expecting to buy an iPhone X in San Francisco on Friday may be disappointed, as 313 units were stolen from a local UPS truck earlier this week.

The top GOP tax writer laid out the plan to satisfy Republicans from mostly Democratic states on a ket provision of the tax plan

Republican tax legislation due to be released this week in the House will not include a deduction for state and local income taxes, the top House Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin...Show More Summary

US House tax chief Kevin Brady says state income tax deduction will not remain

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican tax legislation due to be released this week in the U.S. House of Representatives will not include a deduction for state and local income taxes, the top House Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said in a radio interview with...

The Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Oct 30-Nov 5, 2017

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 30 best concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn. Here are their picks for the bestShow More Summary

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