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We Shared a Moment with This Man Holding a Bullhorn After Ted Cruz Snubbed Donald Trump

by Sydney Brownstone Ted Cruz "is a baby and should be treated like one." HG Heidi and I had just...
The Stranger  |  07-21-2016  |  Slog

Weekend Arts Agenda: The Be Downtown Film Festival

This weekend, GSU’s Rialto Center for the Arts and the Atlanta Film Society join forces with Central Atlanta Progress to...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-21-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Six years after splitting up, the Fall of Troy is 'OK'

The Fall of Troy spent most of the aughts releasing albums of wildly technical/spastic post-hardcore, supported by spirited live shows...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-21-2016  |  Crib Notes

Six arrested during rally honoring Aiyana Stanely-Jones

Six individuals, who chained themselves to a Detroit Police Department precinct, were arrested Wednesday evening during a rally honoring Aiyana Stanley-Jones,...
Metro Times  |  07-21-2016  |  Blogs

First Slice 7/21/16: Atlanta's Central Library saved, $55 million in renovations next

The campaign to save Downtown's Marcel Breuer-designed library won. Fulton County commissioners voted Wednesday against chopping down the 36-year-old concrete...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-21-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Levi's teams up with Community Push to help you to shred in Detroit

Little known fact: everyone's favorite jeans company has a skateboarding team, and they're lending a hand to DIY organization Community...
Metro Times  |  07-21-2016  |  Blogs

Shelby County Schools Under Federal Civil Rights Investigation

A federal civil rights investigation into Shelby County Schools' (SCS) treatment of immigrant children has been launched by the U.S...

Protests Heat Up in Cleveland — RNC Day 3 (Video)

After two days of relatively peaceful protest, things heated up Wednesday. Religious and "patriotic" demonstrators clashed with young revolutionaries  burning...

Republican National Convention: Day 3

Per tradition, CL Photo Editor Joeff Davis packed his gear and traveled to Cleveland to attend this year's Republican National...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-21-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

The Morning Roundup: Vote Your Conscience

Good morning, everyone!  Like a high-speed vehicular wreck that you don't really want to witness, but from which you somehow...
INDY Week  |  07-21-2016  |  Triangulator

Become the youth gone wild, Skid Row performs at Token Lounge

Skid Row returned to the big stage opening for Kiss in 2000. Exhilarated to tour with the heroes who rallied...
Metro Times  |  07-21-2016  |  Blogs

On the Hunt for Pokémon

Local Pokémon Go players hunt for creatures in city parks. Beasts stood all around us in Overton Park — rattling...

Madison Mirror: July 21, 2016

A pidgey taunts a Pokemon Go player outside of the University Police station, where a Pokemon-related safety message reminds players...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

5 things to do: Vic Mensa, Joey Purp

Thursday, July 21, 2016 Hers Day at Southern Art & Bourbon Bar…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-21-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Photo recap of Day 3 at the RNC

Aaron Petan's photographs from Day 2 at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.  …...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  07-21-2016  |  Blogh

Cheers then jeers

Ted Cruz stole the headlines on Wednesday night by failing to endorse Trump in his convention speech, which was greeted...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

From Sea to Shining Sea ...

As what's left of the Republican Party gathers in Cleveland for what promises to be the most chaotic nominating convention...

Election Preview: Behind the 8th Ball

A preview of the August 4th election; 8th Congressional District race. They are all around us, plain as day to...

The RNC: Preview of a Trump Presidency

Those watching the first night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on television were treated to the following: An...

“FISH” at Crosstown Arts

"FISH," opening at Crosstown Arts on Friday, is a collaboration between Christopher Reyes, Sarah Fleming, and Laura Jean Hocking (Chris...

New Animal Services Administrator Has Big Plans to Turn Shelter Around

Alexis Pugh hopes to work with no-kill group, institute new technology, and more. Last week, at her first Memphis Animal...

Reformed Whores at Minglewood Hall

Marie Cecile Anderson and Katy Frame met at a party in Brooklyn. When it was discovered that Anderson plays the...

Fly on the Wall 1430

Your Pesky Fly has an "Ark Encounter" in Kentucky. Ark Reactor Your Pesky Fly typically reports Memphis' weirdest news, but...

Feel the Sweet Spirit

Long drives, long nights, and cold milk. Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen — the two main songwriters in A Giant...

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Cheers, Dahling! Eddie and Patsy ride again. I've been thinking about the concept of "guilty pleasures." I've got some: ZZ...

Mayonnaise Some Good ’Maters!

Debating the finer points of the gooey white stuff. You may find that I talk a lot about how summer...

A new potato salad is a blank canvas.

New potato salad recipes abound online, as do those for normal potato salad. Some versions are tossed with sour cream-based...

The Buccaneer is Back

The Buccaneer, a venerable Midtown dive bar, got a new owner last week. Jonathan Kiersky, the low-key impresario whose stint...

What They Said...

Letters and comments from Flyer readers ... Zoo trams, Jackson Baker, and the bridge protest. About Toby Sells' story, "Tina...

Joe Biden for Veep. Again.

Joe already has the job, so why not let him keep it? In my circle (an expression I want to...

Oh, peas

Oh Snap! is a verdant new item on the summer cocktail menu at Heritage Tavern. And there’s a secret market...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Building equality

Madison’s new planning director, Heather Stouder, was originally educated as a biologist. She decided to become an urban planner when...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Not dead yet

Wisconsin’s overhauled civil service system went into effect July 1, ending a more than 100-year-old system. Union activists say less...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Off the Square: Department of Natural Retreat

Finding the positive in Secretary Cathy Stepp's new DNR...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Rapture in red

Fans of feminist art-pop icon Kate Bush re-created the music video from her debut single, “Wuthering Heights,” July 16. It...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Hall of Fame bound

Two-time Pro Bowler Chad Clifton will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame July 23. He is...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Palace restoration

The Capitol Theater once boasted a vertical sign to rival the Orpheum’s. No one seems to know where it is,...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Scott Walker is done

Gov. Scott Walker’s approval rating has held steady at around 40% for almost a year since he dropped out of...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

“The Oscars of Cheese"

Wisconsin often wins big at the American Cheese Society conference. The contest’s rules reward unique, standard-busting cheeses. How will the...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Week in Review: July 14-20, 2016

Too busy to read all the news? No worries. Isthmus has got you covered with the Week in Review...
Isthmus  |  07-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Stumping on Fear and Arrogance

San Pedro Stands up to Fear Mongering
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen and Publisher  |  09-21-2015  |  Commentary

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

Too Much Testing

Parents in Oregon plan to opt kids out of excessive state testing.
Eugene Weekly  |  Amy Schneider  |  02-26-2015  |  Education