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Our Editors Made Us Tinder at the RNC, So We Spent 10 Minutes Talking to a Libertarian Torso

by Sydney Brownstone We are following around photos of fetuses and protesters by day, but by night, we are on...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

Here's Bloomberg's list of essential Detroit eateries (and what we think of them)

Detroit's food scene and accompanying renaissance/revival fanfare rhetoric is all the rage. So much so, even Bloomberg is telling New...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

Someone Did a 50-Minute Version of the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows"—and It’s Godhead

by Dave Segal You won't believe what Andrew Liles did with this album's last track. If you believe that there’s...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

Portland: Now Famous for Polyamory!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Enrique Ramos Lopez After years of being in the national media spotlight for food carts, doughnuts,...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Michigan LGBTQ activist Jeffrey Montgomery dies at 63

Jeffrey Montgomery — LGBTQ activist and founding executive director of the Triangle Foundation, a civil rights advocacy and anti-violence organization founded in...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

New Order Coffee to open near upcoming Grey Ghost restaurant in Midtown

A new cafe is planned to open this winter adjacent to the forthcoming Grey Ghost Detroit restaurant in Midtown. The...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

DPS racks up $285k legal bill for 'sick-out' lawsuits

Between January and May, Detroit Public Schools spent $285,000 on a private attorney to sue two teachers they believe had an...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart Reunite to Remind Us Just How Angry We Should Be...

by Dan Savage ...at the Comedy Central executives who failed to offer them however much money they wanted to stick...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

More King County Residents Are Seeking Help for Heroin Use Than for Alcohol-Related Problems

by Ana Sofia Knauf DIEGO CERVO/SHUTTERSTOCK According to the University of Washington’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute's annual report for...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

Seattle Artist Natasha Marin Launches "Reparations" Website

by Rich Smith "What if a stranger restored your belief in humanity, if only for a moment, by supporting you...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

Maxwell Matters at the Moody

Neo-soul singer slips in some impassioned urban politics...

Wildin Acosta Case Reopened by Board of Immigration Appeals

The twisting saga of Durham teenager Wildin Acosta took another turn today.  Acosta, a Riverside High School student arrested by...
INDY Week  |  07-19-2016  |  Triangulator

U-M coach Jim Harbaugh embraces his inner rapper in new music video

A few weeks ago, Drake did that SNL skit where he gave a blatant shout out the University of Michigan,...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

New Detroit bus routes could include round trips to Eastern Market

The Detroit Department of Transportation is proposing several route changes that would go into effect this fall, including direct rides...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart Reunite to Remind Us Just How Angry We Should Be...

by Dan Savage ...at the Comedy Central executives who failed to offer them however much money they wanted to stick...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

We Put Biketown to the Test on Mt. Tabor. It Got Us to the Top—Eventually

by Dirk VanderHart Natalie Behring I’M NOT EVEN close to Mt. Tabor yet when it becomes apparent: This will be...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

I Like to Watch: Plugging Into Season 2 of Mr. Robot

The story of the asocial, radicalized hacker continues...

Welcome to the INDY's Raleigh City Council Live Blog

Happy Tuesday, everyone. The agenda's looking pretty light today, but if you're wondering what's been up with Union Station recently—there's...
INDY Week  |  07-19-2016  |  Triangulator

Why Does the Berkeley City Council Care About a Dog Meat Festival in China?

Buried way down on the consent calendar for the July 19 Berkeley City Council meeting is a somewhat surprising item —...
East Bay Express  |  07-19-2016  |  Ear Bud

Another chance to dig into the pop perfection of Velvet Crush

Though they tend to get overlooked when people remember the alt-rock scene of the 90s, pop trio Velvet Crush remains...
Chicago Reader  |  07-19-2016  |  Post No Bills

The Bachelorette Recap: Episode 8 - Less Horses, More Hometowns, Still Some Horses.

by Campy Draper Your hair smells like a nightmare I had once. Courtesy of ABC/Carl Costas Tonight’s Bachelorette was crazy!...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Conflict in the RNC

CLEVELAND, OH — By the time this week is over, it will be apparent, one way or the other, whether...

Forsyth Tech Opens Onsite Child Care Program to Train Early Childhood Ed Students

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YES! Weekly  |  07-19-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Savage Love Letter of the Day: My 13-Year-Old Son Is Watching Gay Porn

by Dan Savage Just wondering what the wisest way to handle discovering gay porn on my son’s phone would be...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Why Aren't We Talking About Ghettoside?

by Jen Graves I wonder whether Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America is simply not a politically convenient...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

EMF to Perform World Premier from 10-Time Academy Award-Winning Composer

"(GREENSBORO, NC) – The Eastern Music Festival will premier a new piece from 10-time Academy Award-winning composer, conductor and pianist...
YES! Weekly  |  07-19-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

This Video About Oakland's Shade Zine Is Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

Shade Zine is a lot of things — it's a blog rife with eye-catching photos and plenty of other original...
East Bay Express  |  07-19-2016  |  Ear Bud

You Know the Rules and So Do I: The Best Tweets From the Melania Trump-Michelle Obama Plagiarism Scandal

The Best Tweets From the Melania Trump-Michelle Obama Plagiarism Scandal by Tricia Romano Mere hours after the third Ms. Trump...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Brief conversations at Warped Tour 2016 with Less Than Jake and Real Friends

The one, the only Vans Warped Tour made its annual stop in Pittsburgh (really Burgettstown) Friday, July 15. CP got...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  07-19-2016  |  FFW>>

Pregnant single mom with three kids faces eviction from Surrey apartment

Kristina Foley fears she and her children may end up on the street...

Pittsburgh City Paper's Republican National Convention Live Blog: Day 2

12:30 a.m.: Day 2 is a wrap. Watch our highlight video below: 10:19 p.m.: 10:15 p.m.: 10:06 p.m.:  9:29 p.m...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogh

First Day of the RNC: Protests and Street-life — video and a slideshow

The sun was punishing and the sweat poured as I made my way through the labyrinth of closed streets and...

Danny Brown unveils upcoming album name, tour dates

Two days ago, Twitter granted us a gift when the Detroit native, Danny Brown released the title of his new...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

The heat is on in Serenbe

One of Atlanta’s hottest theater tickets this summer is Miss Saigon at Serenbe Playhouse. The musical has pre-sold five times more...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-19-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

It’s showerbeer season

Light, often fruity beers, are popular in summer. There are the so-called lawnmower beers. And then there are beers you...
Isthmus  |  07-19-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Entitled Neighbors

by Anonymous You all want the "dilapidated" building I live in torn down because you want a donut shop or...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

"We're Here to Tell Other Communities of Color That They Don't Need to Be Afraid"

by Sydney Brownstone Iraq veteran Ramon Mejía is something of a triple-threat to the Republican narrative that standing up for...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

Siamese set to unleash new self-entitled EP, play release show at The Loving Touch

Siamese is dropping a new self-titled EP this coming week, along with a release show. Get ready to feel the...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

CCRG Upset the Tallahassee RollerGirls Saturday

Photo Credit: David Eduardo What transpired Saturday night at Akins Arena inside the Classic Center was, without hyperbole, the most...
Flagpole Magazine  |  07-19-2016  |  Culture Briefs

The Morning News: RNC EDITION! Washington's #NeverTrump Insurrection Failed on the Convention Floor

by Sydney Brownstone Eric Minor, a software consultant from Gig Harbor, tried to change RNC rules to favor the #NeverTrump...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2016  |  Slog

Just announced: Elvis Costello comes to town in October

Elvis Costello will perform with his band the Imposters on Oct. 30 at the Michigan Theater. Tickets will go on sale...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

Speak your truth inside an inflatable speech bubble this summer

Have something to get off of your chest? Step inside the Truth Booth, a portable, inflatable, video recording studio in...
Metro Times  |  07-19-2016  |  Blogs

Frenemy alert: Svalbard still a hot target for foreign spies

Russian troops all around us, Chinese hackers trolling our climate-monitoring satellite equipment, foreigners from dozens of other countries living here under lax residency laws. The frigid Svalbard archipelago is once again a hot spots for spies and other troublemakers in Norway's annual threat assessment report.
Icepeople  |  Mark Sabbatini  |  02-18-2016  |  Policy Issues

Stumping on Fear and Arrogance

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

School For Scandal

Affair between a teacher at a Northeast Florida high school and a student yields big rumors but little punishment.
Folio Weekly  |  Susan Clark Armstrong  |  11-20-2007  |  Education