After enduring night after night of young people throwing rocks and setting fires around the capital this week, some local residents appear to be fed up with waiting for police to quell the rioting.Yet despite the emergence of neighborhood-watch...Show More Summary
Like everyone else this week, I was transfixed by the tragedy in Moore, Oklahoma. The devastation was quick and, in some neighborhoods, complete. I streamed local coverage of the event from KFOR and over the course of Monday afternoon noticed a narrative was developing. News outlets were looking for good, positive stories to report just a few hours after the...
MONDAY Several great local acts play the Black Cat this week and two underrated R&B acts bring their star power to The Fillmore. Plus shows from JEFF the Brotherhood, Total Control and Futurebirds in this week's agenda. [ more › ]
I’m late to this, and apologies to my informants who tried to tip me off earlier in the week. But Jon Chesto of the Boston Business Journal reports that GateHouse Media has announced it will close down the two “page … Continue readi...
Just a few weeks after making the most awkward transmission-repair ad ever, Rhett & Link are back with another goofy local commercial—this one for the Ryan Lee Chiropractic Center in Los Angeles. It stars the eponymous practitioner,Show More Summary
After four years of work in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, this is the last week of publication at The Local. But there's a fresh start over at The Nabe.
The Local Natives have announced a massive seven-month tour across the world. This will be in support of their sophomore album, Hummingbird, which the band released this past January. The tour will kick off in Australia this week, then they’ll head to North America in June, and Europe in July. They’ll come back to the [...]
Earlier this week we reported that ABC plans to be the first major network in the U.S. to offer live TV programming on your iPad. Well the rebranded ‘Watch ABC’ app just hit the App Store, which means if you live in certain areas you could get free live TV on your iPad now. Watch [...]Show More Summary
A man accused of injuring a college quarterback in a vicious stabbing attack was placed under arrest this week, according to local authorities. Trevor Sasek, a 22-year-old University of Delaware football player, is recovering from surgery after being stabbed three times during an altercation early Sunday morning in Newark. On Monday, police arrested 25-year-old Michael [...]Show More Summary
If you don't have enough cops, bring in the firemen! No word yet if the FOP or Firefighters Local will be filing some sort of job action on this one. According to the memo, it's supposed to run for three weeks.
The New York Times is reporting that ABC is launching its TV live stream app later this week for iOS. The app will allow people who live in Philadelphia and New York to watch local programming live on their iOS [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
By Jim Pyke: Frontier Communications Corp. (FTR)'s 10-Q has become available this past week. It expands upon its earnings announcement. FTR is the fourth largest Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC) in the U.S. It serves customers, primarily rural and located in smaller and medium towns, in 27 states. Show More Summary
This week, ABC will become the first major broadcaster unveil an app that allows users in New York and Philadelphia to live-stream local programming. Content from WABC and WPVI will be available first, with plans to introduce it in other...Show More Summary
ABC plans to begin live-streaing content from its local stations in the New York and Philadelphia markets this week. What's more, the company is negotiating to enable the service to work with more than 200 affiliates, according to Brian Stetler of the New York Times. Show More Summary
Your story in this week’s issue, “The Dark Arts,” is about a young American man suffering from a rare autoimmune disorder who seeks experimental stem-cell treatment in Dÿsseldorf. Why did you pick Dÿsseldorf as the locale for the story? Is there actually a clinic there that offers experimental treatments of this kind? There was. Show More Summary
After his burial this week one local official told Jake Tapper at CNN that Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial in Doswell, Virginia, was a public safety issue. A Virginia woman found a cemetery plot for Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Martha Mullen said the controversy … Continue reading ?
Welcome to Annotate This, where we concisely gather reviews, trailers, and annotate the posters for movies heading to your local cineplex or art house theater this week. Click on the image above to add your comments to the mix. Read more...
Jazz Fest may be over, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of opportunities to get outside and hear some live, local music. Armstrong Park is the place to be this afternoon as the Jazz in the Park series continues. This week, the TBC Brass Band headlines. The band has endured some struggles in their [...] Advertise here with BSA
(Guest Post by Skint in The City) I got to wondering this a couple of weeks back, when I tried to change $200 into sterling pounds. There I was, a trusting soul, taking it to my local bank to exchange. I know, I could have got a slightly better deal by checking out comparison sites for currency conversion, but I wanted it done fast and [...]
As you eagerly await Leonardo DiCaprio's revival of The Great Gatsby this week, step back in time to Jazz Age New York—Jay (and Jay-Z) would approve of these local spots.