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Tonight at the Hollywood: Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk, and Fight Club 2

by Ned Lannamann Fight Club 2 Written by Chuck Palahniuk, art by Cameron Stewart Fight Club was never a movie...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Photo tour: Sharptail Ridge

Located adjacent to Roxborough State Park north-west of Castle Rock, the Sharptail Ridge Trail is a delightful hike among tall,...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-23-2016  |  Indy Blog

Vote Jeff Sprung for State Auditor

by Stranger Election Control Board Jeff Sprung MERYL SCHENKERWe felt a little emotionally manipulated when Jeff Sprung sat down and...
The Stranger  |  07-23-2016  |  Slog

Your Weekly Roundup: Dan Savage and Jill Stein Duke It Out, Capitol Hill Block Party Kicks Off

by Jessica Fu Your roundup of this week’s most widely-read, shared, and discussed stories. The Green Party's Jill Stein is...
The Stranger  |  07-23-2016  |  Slog

Madison Mirror: July 23, 2016

A hazy day at the Tenney Lagoon...
Isthmus  |  07-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

5 things to do: Scalawag Atlanta Launch Party

Saturday, July 23, 2016 Atlanta Ice Cream Festival at Piedmont Park…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-23-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Let me finish Dumbshit

by Anonymous It sure takes a special dumbshit to sit at the front of the bus on the sideway seats...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Galore of Dumbshits

by Anonymous I'd say you got a whooping cough because you're touching the bottom of your shoe then with the...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hillary Clinton Announces Running Mate

by Dan Savage I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Venetucci Farm suspends sales until water tested

The biggest and oldest working farm in the city will have to leave its produce in the dirt to rot...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-22-2016  |  Indy Blog

What Nonsense Has Mike Pence Been Getting Into This Time?

by Matt Baume "Hey guys, it's me, Mike Pence! I know, weird, right?" lev radin / Shutterstock.comAs the American experiment...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Watch The Live Stream of Capitol Hill Block Party Here

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Not attending Capitol Hill Block Party this weekend, but still want to know what's...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

New Study: "No Compelling Evidence" That Increased Minimum Wage Has Led to Seattle Businesses Shutting Down

by Ansel Herz All those predictions that small businesses would collapse? Bullshit. Dan Holm / Shutterstock.com Another UW study has...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

The First-Ever Commercial for a Cannabis Edible Was Made in Portland

by Ned Lannamann This new commercial for Mirth Provisions' brand of cannabis beverages—which slyly bear the name "Legal"—is being touted...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Not Another DTMFA?!? Yes! Another DTMFA!

by Dan Savage Thirty-two-year old, married straight male. I have a problem that I don't know how to deal with...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Once Again, State Rejects Charter School Connected to Idaho Real Estate Group

For the second straight year, the State Board of Education vetoed a bid by Athlos Academy to open a charter...
The Texas Observer  |  07-22-2016  |  La Linea

Why We Need Barbara Earl Thomas Now

by Jen Graves The story of the storm, by Barbara Earl Thomas. Images JG "Is it me or is there...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Weekend Roundup 72: Brian Wilson, The Night Owls, Data Drums

Good evening and welcome to the 72nd edition of my Weekend Roundup. Here is everywhere you need to be this...

Legit Poke Festival Debuts in Bay Area This Weekend

I'm a no-frills eater, and so the simplicity of a dish like poke has always appealed. A light dressing of...
East Bay Express  |  07-22-2016  |  Ear Bud

Most Of City Council Now Supports A Massive Homeless Shelter at NW Portland's Terminal 1

by Dirk VanderHart The Bureau of Environmental Services put its 14.5-acre Terminal 1 property up for sale nearly a month...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Patterson, Hackel square off with Regional Transit Authority over proposed millage

Officials from metro Detroit’s Regional Transit Authority pushed back Friday against criticism of a public transportation plan by executives of...
Metro Times  |  07-22-2016  |  Blogs

That Seattle University Humanities Dean Who Students Wanted Out? She's Resigning.

by Ansel Herz Direct action gets the goods. Ansel Herz Two months after the university placed her on leave for...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Timbers v. LA Galaxy Match Preview

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers Just six days removed from their biggest win of the season against the Seattle...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hate Crowds but Love Music? Now You Can Live Stream the Capitol Hill Block Party

by Dave Segal Don't miss Sassyblack on the Vera Stage at 5 pm on Sunday. For the first time ever,...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Trump Opens the Door to Putin Reforming Soviet Union

by Matt Baume Vladimir Putin, seen here with Donald Trump grinning in the background. Tidarat Tiemjai / Shutterstock.comSearching for dumb...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Massive Fire in Downtown Bothell Under Control

by Tricia Romano courtesy City of Bothell A fire that broke out on Main Street and 102nd Avenue NE in...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

The Texas Miracle #14: Make Pokemon Great Again

News outlets are going wild for Pokemon Go, plus a Texas country music artist who's made the national spotlight thanks...
The Texas Observer  |  07-22-2016  |  La Linea

Is a soccer field — yes, we said a soccer field — coming to MARTA Five Points station?

MARTA’s Five Points station might become the first transit station in the world — that we know of, at least...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-22-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

A Fancy Pinot Noir Dinner (with Less Pinot)

by MJ Skegg You could be having dinner here. The International Pinot Noir Celebration is now in its 30th year...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

How To Make The Atlantic's "Portland Is America's Whitest City" Article About Trump

by Sean Nelson A long read worth your time. *White Seattle loosens tie, looks around nervously, dabs sweat from brow,...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Tired Zombie Genre Given New Energy in Train to Busan

by Andrew Wright Few monsters are more in need of a good lie-down than the zombie, a once-terrifyingly loaded cultural...
The Stranger  |  07-22-2016  |  Slog

Tunde Olanrian's new music video for 'Namesake' is a DIY masterpiece

Flint-based artist and all around badass Tunde Olanrian just released a new music video for his song "Namesake" and let...
Metro Times  |  07-22-2016  |  Blogs

The Pine Is Expanding, Baxter Is Getting More Pizza and More Restaurant News

Photo Credit: Randy Schafer/file The Pine. The Pine, in Five Points, is adding a downstairs bar called The Root, which...
Flagpole Magazine  |  07-22-2016  |  Grub Notes

Dan Forest Says We "Misunderstand" HB 2

Yesterday, we asked Lt. Governor Dan Forest for a response to the NBA pulling the All-Star Game out of Charlotte,...
INDY Week  |  07-22-2016  |  Triangulator

Bassist Peter Brendler gets some help pushing his mainstream postbop off the rails

New York bassist Peter Brendler has been a rising figure in the city's jazz mainstream for the past decade or...
Chicago Reader  |  07-22-2016  |  Post No Bills

The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market Host 3rd Annual BLT Challenge & Tomato Tasting Saturday August 6, 2016, 8 am – 11:30 am

"Greensboro, NC - The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (501 Yanceyville Street) will host a Bacon Lettuce & Tomato Challenge & Tomato...
YES! Weekly  |  07-22-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Detroit design companies to appear in French exhibition

Detroit design firms will appear in next year's Saint-Etienne Design Biennale, whose theme will be the 'future of work.' The...
Metro Times  |  07-22-2016  |  Blogs

New tiered sign language interpreter system takes effect

Since July 7, a new system for sign language interpreters in Michigan requires different levels of expertise for different situations...
Metro Times  |  07-22-2016  |  Blogs

Building issues lead to an earlier-than-expected closing for Altar Bar

Back in June, we reported that Drusky Entertainment's long-tenure at Altar Bar would be ending, as the concert promotion company's...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  07-22-2016  |  FFW>>

Don't be late for Mothers and Stef at El Club

Mothers began in 2013 as the solo project of Athens, Ga.-based visual artist Kristine Leschper. It has since become a...
Metro Times  |  07-22-2016  |  Blogs

Springs shows up for racial justice, answering national call-to-action

“I never thought it’d be someone I know,” said Myecha Taylor, holding a #JusticeForJesse sign outside the Pioneers’ Museum during...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-22-2016  |  Indy Blog

A3C is looking for hip-hop heads about that action

Call it a cypher for social justice. One year ago, Malika Whitley was a young hopeful in the inaugural A3C...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-22-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Chicago Alderman Joe Moore, Whipping Boy for the 49th Ward

To appreciate the politics of Chicago's Rogers Park you have to think of it as a war. As one squabble ends, another one begins. Alderman Joe Moore has been at the center of these battles for almost 20 years.
Chicago Reader  |  Ben Joravsky  |  02-09-2009  |  Politics

Why I Gave Up Booze in Favor of Weed

It helps with my anxiety, it doesn't give me hangovers, and are you aware of what it does to sex?
The Stranger  |  Sarah Galvin  |  04-13-2015  |  Drugs

Longmont edges ahead of tech-hub Boulder in race to become next 'Gig City'

Longmont's 2011 approval of an exemption from a state senate bill that hobbles public involvement in telecommunications has that city approaching an era of download speeds 10 times as faster than tech-company hub Boulder, raising questions about potential business migrations out of town. Now, Boulder is taking to the ballot the question of whether the city should try to catch up.
Boulder Weekly  |  Gavin Dahl  |  10-17-2014  |  Tech