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Tech Time

by Anonymous Good God. the amount of time people spend on technology. on their devices, whatever it is, hours and...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Etsy Declares Memphis an "Official Maker City"

Etsy, the online entity that enables entrepreneurs to sell their products internationally just designated Memphis as an official "Maker City"...

This Sunday! Join Dan Savage for a Live Recording of the Savage Lovecast

by Stranger Staff Join Dan Savage and Nancy for a special live recording of the Savage Lovecast and get advice...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

Seattle Will Open Three New Homeless Encampments Early Next Year

by Heidi Groover The city will open new homeless encampments near Georgetown, Licton Springs, and Highland Park. SHARE Beginning in...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

Local Green Energy Authority Quietly Launches in Alameda County

The Oakland City Council voted last Tuesday to become part of a regional green energy authority, joining twelve other cities...
East Bay Express  |  12-01-2016  |  92510

Burger news: Three Johnny Rockets to open in B.C., Denman's Vera's Burgers becomes '50s Burgers

Two new places are set to enter the downtown Vancouver with their retro-inspired offerings...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-01-2016  |  Views

Durham Councilwoman: Why Are Cops Involved in Frank Clark Shooting Still on Force?

The allegations made by residents in the McDougald Terrace community during a Monday evening press conference have made Durham City...
INDY Week  |  12-01-2016  |  Triangulator

Oakland Ethics Commissioner Accuses Officials of Abusing Access to Free Warriors and Raiders Tickets

Last night, an Oakland Public Ethics Commissioner said he's certain that officials are abusing the privilege of free tickets to...
East Bay Express  |  12-01-2016  |  92510

December's Edition of First Thursday Art Walk Is Tonight: Here's Where To Go

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Don't miss Christine Babic's When She Dies, You Too Will Die. In this image,...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

Tribes Will Be the Last Stand Against a New Rush of Tar Sands Oil into the Salish Sea

by Sydney Brownstone Four Washington tribes say that the Kinder Morgan Transmountain pipeline expansion will wreak havoc on their fishing...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

Last Night Axl Rose Goaded Guns N' Roses' Mexico City Fans to Bash a Trump Piñata

by Dave Segal Gun N' Roses' Seattle Show. Axl orchestrated another smash hit last night in Mexico—on a Donald Trump...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

You've Got Craft: Olive Branch & Co. breathes life into everyday through calligraphy

Get to know one of the many makers appearing at this year's Got Craft? holiday market...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-01-2016  |  Views

New Seattle Eats: Katsu Burgers on the Hill, Mean Sandwiches in Ballard, and More

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue KELLY O Katsu Burger Comes to the Hill, Tacos Chukis Ventures Past It Sodo's beloved temple of...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

First Impressions of Final Fantasy XV (Without Any Spoilers) (But With a Lot of Monster Energy Drink)

by Morgan Troper Samantha Sutcliffe It took slightly longer to build Rome than develop Final Fantasy XV. The game was...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

New hospital is like "a nice hotel"

The newest hospital in Colorado Springs has only 18 rooms, but is likened to "a nice hotel" by an official...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-01-2016  |  Indy Blog

TMix Tea and Dessert Bar to open three new Metro Vancouver locations

TMix Tea and Dessert Bar is gearing up for a rapid expansion across Metro Vancouver...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-01-2016  |  Views

Task force recommendations on marijuana legalization said to leave decisions on dispensaries to the provinces

Legislation based in-part on the task force’s report is expected to be tabled in the spring of 2017...

Rep. Ellison, Frontrunner in DNC Race, to be Honored Here

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), considered by many to be the front-running candidate to become chairman of the Democratic National...

Another Domestic Violence Case Leads to Another Cop’s Death. This Is America.

by Charles Mudede Zdravinjo/shutterstock.com From the Morning News digest: A Tacoma police officer answered a domestic violence call. He was...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

65 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday, December 2

Keep busy with these events...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-01-2016  |  Views

Kinder Morgan decision highlights lack of indigenous voices in federal politics

The grammar of colonialism is still prevalent in federal discussions with Canada's citizens...

Mid-Week Menu: Ozumo, Curry Corner, and Taste of Africa Close

1) Big news in Uptown Oakland: Ozumo Oakland (2251 Broadway), perhaps the city’s quintessential power lunch spot, closed last week...
East Bay Express  |  12-01-2016  |  Ear Bud

State Board of Elections Throws McCrory a Lifejacket

On the same day that Roy Cooper's lead cleared 10,000 votes for the first time, the State Board of Elections ordered...
INDY Week  |  12-01-2016  |  Triangulator

Hillary's Popularity Vote Lead

by Anonymous Thank gawd the US is a republic and we have the electoral college system. It protects us against...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Your Guide To December 2016 In Seattle: 90 Concerts To Buy Tickets For Now

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Locals Fly Moon Royalty will play their electronic-coated sexy R&B for one final time...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

Music To Sweep To 10: Big Saxophone Man

Do you know the big saxophone man Colin Stetson? He’s a composer and wind-instrument pro whose collaboration resume is stacked...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  12-01-2016  |  FFW>>

Win Two Tickets to See "The Siren Theater's Best Christmas Ever!"

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Hey guys! Now more than ever you need A GOOD LAUGH, am I right? Then here's...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Rollerblades, Saxophones, and Aliens in Max Juren's Latest Film

“Trying to make a Michael Bay movie and I end up with a sub-Ed Wood movie."...

Stop everything: The band Low shares a brand new Christmas song!

There may be millions of them, but there are not very many decent songs in existence which celebrate/exploit the holidays...
Metro Times  |  12-01-2016  |  Blogs

Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College

Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen, who is often in the vanguard of controversial or transformative efforts, has done it again, introducing...

Things to Do Tonight!

by Mercury Staff The Thesis 2 Year Anniversary Since its inception nearly two years ago, the Thesis has dramatically transformed...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Open Letter to Mitt Romney: Please Sell Out and Be Secretary of State

by Tricia Romano Charlotte Purdy / Shutterstock.com Dear Mitt, You’re probably feeling shitty, because everyone’s been making fun of you...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

What Do the Blacks In Gilmore Girls Do? Endure

by Charles Mudede I'm here displaying my black endurance on the Gilmore Girls. NetflixBrooklyn-based writer Rahawa Haile has set up...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2016  |  Slog

Portland's Paying $90K to a Teen Police Beat, Arrested in 2014

by Dirk VanderHart It's purely coincidence, but worth noting nonetheless: The same day the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) took the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Bah! Humbug!

From December 8-10 and 15-17, Bah! Humbug! takes the stage at SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-01-2016  |  Views

Long Road Cider Opening this Weekend

Scott Patterson worked in marketing. Then he decided he didn't want to work behind a desk for the rest of...

House Mouse

by Anonymous I work in a building where a whack job says she saw a mouse. Shes not a whack...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Facebook is shaping the way you see the world, here's how to stop it

Like many people around the country, Princeton student Zachary Liu was flabbergasted when Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election...
Metro Times  |  12-01-2016  |  Blogs

UPATE: Did dinosaurs and humans co-exist? Flier at USAFA says yes.

UPDATE: This just in from the Air Force Academy: We have not received any complaints regarding the publication you reference.…...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-01-2016  |  Indy Blog

Michael Chabon’s Moonglow: Actually, Moving to the Moon Sounds Pretty Good Right About Now

by Erik Henriksen People we love came before us, and people we love will come after us, each enduring their...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Marilou Gagnon: An urgent call to support nurses on the frontline of Canada's opioid crisis

Amid every-growing numbers of drug-overdose deaths, what are we doing to support nurses on the ground?...

Detroit Restaurants Openings & Closures: November 2016

Just in time for the holiday season, metro Detroit saw a pretty sizeable influx of new restaurants open - at...
Metro Times  |  12-01-2016  |  Blogs

Sanity Claus

Separating holiday-music gifts from seasonal disorders.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  12-17-2007  |  Reviews

Turn On the Basement Lights

Rock writer and Dylan freak Sid Griffin attempts to crack one of music's great mysteries.
Cleveland Scene  |  Justin F. Farrar  |  10-26-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Chefs Step It Up for GEAA's Second Annual Feral Hog Roast

Word on the street is that cochinita pibil is on the menu for this year's Second Annual Feral Hog Roast, in which San Antonio’s finest chefs and restaurants compete to serve up the tastiest wild pig.
San Antonio Current  |  Nicole Chavez  |  10-24-2007  |  Food+Drink