Beacon | The Muckraker Irish journalist Lyra McKee is using Beacon, a crowdfunding service for writers, to raise money to finish a book in which she investigates the last weeks of a local politician in Belfast named Robert Bradford, who … Read more
Teamsters in Rhode Island stunned the union old guard and took back their statewide local from entrenched incumbents last fall. Two weeks into their new term, Local 251?s reform leaders had cut officer salaries by $300,000 a year, members were choosing their stewards and bargaining committees, and more than 110 stewards turned out to the local?s first steward seminar.
GOOD is featuring interviews of devoted members each week on good.is. Kevin Van Lierop is a civic hacker and social entrepreneur. The last time I did good I have a hard time taking credit for the good things I do. Like many in the good.is community, I’m probably too humble and happy enough to be able to help out and contribute where I can. Show More Summary
This week's episode of Saturday Night Live with host Lena Dunham and musical guest The National averaged a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters
One of the most interesting links I found while researching last week’s post on Teach For America was the item on how TFA hiring in Connecticut was denying job opportunities to local residents. It occurred to me that the author was getting...Show More Summary
By PA Independent Staff A local scandal in Wilkes-Barre drew increased scrutiny this week after a fed-up resident asked for a higher power to intervene, while the indictment of 10 labor union members in Philadelphia could help revive legislation that’s been sitting in Harrisburg. Show More Summary
This week at Borrell Local Online Advertising Conference in New York City, AdMall PRO announced the launch of its new Digital Audit. According to details provided during the conference, AdMall PRO’s Digital Audit is designed to help media account executives sell digital advertising and marketing services more consultatively. In a nutshell, it uses real-time data […]
“Hill & Dale” the new (and only) vinyl record store in Georgetown has been described as “clean and airy” sort of like the art gallery space it renovated in February, where all new records are put on display alongside photography and posters. In honor of Women’s History month we asked the shop’s owner, former pharmaceutical […]
As predicted here a couple of weeks ago, the State Opening of Parliament will be late - on June 3rd - a month later than usual, to steer clear of the European and local elections in late May. So prorogation, the formal end of the current...Show More Summary
I'm starting a new weekly column for the New York Observer. In it, I will be photographing and reviewing local bad ads, from above and below ground. Link.
HBO host Bill Maher is appearing soon as a standup comic in Jacksonville, Florida, and the local Folio Weekly interviewed him. What they found was a man who calls himself an "artist" and compares himself to "a band that puts out a record...Show More Summary
Ina did, that's who. This week I wrote about a bunch of local chefs and their surprising relationships with Big Food—consulting and developing recipes for giant corporations like Nestle and Kraft, or trade groups like the National Pork Board.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
(Reuters) - Three third-graders were caught smoking marijuana in the boys' bathroom of their northern California elementary school last week in what the local police chief says marked the youngest pot bust he has ever encountered.
A new, local suds and grub option dropped its anchor in Rosslyn last week. [ more › ]
Lake Michigan is 90% ice covered which equals the highest level ever. CBS Local reported: After having a meltdown early last week, Lake Michigan is now just over 90 percent covered in ice, which equals the highest levels ever recorded. … Continue reading ?
Last week, for a local newspaper, Rev. Seth Pickens wrote a brief list of reasons he supports the LGBT community: 2. Some want to get married, and some don’t; go figure. They also bleed red if you cut them. 3. With the bullying and hate many face, they qualify as an oppressed people. Show More Summary
People who believe in personal responsibility are often unfairly accused of being heartless and uncaring. For proof, all one has to do is look at my inbox. I usually get at least one scathing letter every week from a reader who mistakes...Show More Summary
The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: Pier Paolo Pasolini’s modern Roman tragedy, local talent Isaac Cravit’s debut thriller, and Steve McQueen’s newly minted Oscar-winner for Best Picture. Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen is on some sort of world tour and he was in New Zealand last week. During a stop at Auckland’s Mt. Smart Stadium The Boss did a cover of a local favorite — Lorde’s Royals. It was acoustic and bluesy. It was also awesome. The crowd seemed to appreciate it, at least the(...)
The Port of Pittsburgh Commission seeks local companies and individuals to participate in its Wireless Waterway (WW) Interoperability Test Bed (ITB) the week of June 15, 2014.