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QLine testing is off to a great start

As you may have heard, testing for the QLine was set to happen today and well... oh heck, just see...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Watching Hillary Clinton Open that Pickle Jar on Jimmy Kimmel Just Proves (Insert Your Craziest Working Theory)

by Christopher Frizzelle This is not the funniest thing I have ever seen Hillary Clinton do on Jimmy Kimmel's show,...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Erroneous “911 call” of shooter at Embassy Suites Hotel 460 N. Cherry St.

"A Police Report states, on Aug. 23 at 12.54 pm, Troopers with NC State Highway Patrol were involved in a...
YES! Weekly  |  08-23-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Victory Square Block Party an enriching way to spend the Labour Day long weekend

Labour Day was created to celebrate the endeavours of working people. Which means that the government set aside September’s long...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-23-2016  |  Music

Punch Bowl Social brings on celebrity chef to overhaul menu

Punch Bowl Social is hoping to punch some new life into its culinary program with the addition of celebrity chef/author Hugh...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Contrary opinion: The trouble with the RTA plan

Let me begin this blog by saying that I love mass transit. I lived in New York City for 11...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Theater Review: Varied Visions of a Musical Mecca Grace Raleigh Stages

MEMPHIS ★★★★  Raleigh Little Theatre Through Sept. 11 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET ★★★ ½ Theatre Raleigh Through Aug. 28 One single...
INDY Week  |  08-23-2016  |  Artery

Mining Company Behind Oakland Coal Terminal Withdraws IPO Plans, Bogged Down in Lawsuit

Bowie Resource Partners, the Kentucky-based coal company that was quietly backing plans by Oakland developer Phil Tagami and former Port...
East Bay Express  |  08-23-2016  |  92510

X-Files and Back to the Future stars survived some awkward moments at Wizard World

The X-Files reunion during Wizard World Chicago last Saturday opened on a cringe-inducing note. Moments after the quartet of cast members,...
Chicago Reader  |  08-23-2016  |  On Film

Students scramble to find new high school after last minute closure announcement

ORIGINALLY IT WAS the colors that stood out to Jada Hall, as she scrolled through the website for New Paradigm For...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Cure your post-Olympic blues with Tour of Gymnastics Champions at the Palace

Unless you're Ryan Lochte, the 2016 Rio Olympic Games was a success for thousands of athletes and millions of fans...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Cash Money For Art: It's Awards Season in Seattle

by Jen Graves Linked Twin Jerseys, 2016, hand-sewn silk chiffon, is part of the powerful group show What You See...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

The Details: The Devil's Music is an intimate night with the ghost of Bessie Smith

The Devil's Music is a simple pleasure. It's not one of the Hattiloo's most ambitious shows, but it's certainly one...

AJ+ publishes documentary about Detroit's eviction crisis

The preview for AJ+'s Eviction City documentary is hard to watch. It opens as a group of neighbors try to...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Poverty porn and drive-by journalism collide in Rio de Janeiro during Summer Olympics

Brazil has the ninth largest economy in the world, but few TV viewers would recognize this from media coverage of...

The Stranger Things Soundtrackers Are Coming to Holocene

by Ned Lannamann Alex KachaAs a newspaper with its own style guide (an admittedly slender one that is chiefly devoted...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Why Essay’d at N'Namdi is worth a look before it closes next week

Visual art and writing don’t often work well together. Take a gander at any “artist’s statement” and you’ll often find...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Seattle's Homeowners Will Not Save the Poor

by Charles Mudede Ron Sims believes "homeownership has been a wealth builder.” Charles Mudede #mc_embed_signup{padding: 20px; background:#fff;font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;width:100%;}Subscribe to The...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Natural Vs. Unnatural Threesomes

by Dan Savage Originally posted on December 10, 2014. I love your column, Dan, but I wanted to clear something...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Green Groups Urge Lawmakers: Don’t Leave Taxpayers on the Hook for Coal Cleanup

Following an Observer investigation into loose coal regulations that could put taxpayers on the hook for mine cleanup, green groups...
The Texas Observer  |  08-23-2016  |  La Linea

Bitchin Bajas conjure the life aquatic with a live film score

On Thursday night Chicago experimental trio Bitchin Bajas perform their entrancing score to the Olivia Wyatt film Sailing a Sinking Sea...
Chicago Reader  |  08-23-2016  |  Post No Bills

Alley Taco in, Goodwells out at Cass Corridor space

In perhaps a piece of bittersweet news we now have a clearer idea of what will become of the Cass...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Greensboro College Names Ashley Hyers to Theatre Faculty

Ashley Hyers, assistant professorof theatre and dance"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro College has named long-time adjunct faculty member Ashley Hyers to...
YES! Weekly  |  08-23-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Korean BBQ To Open in Cooper-Young, etc.

Jun Lee says the original plan was to open the second DWJ Korean Barbecue in Oxford, but then real estate...

Greensboro College Names Lindsay Lane Assistant Admissions Data Manager

Lindsay Lane"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro College has named Lindsay Lane assistant admissions data manager.In that role, she will compile and...
YES! Weekly  |  08-23-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Marijuana Law Passes First Hurdle in Council

An ordinance to decriminalize marijuana possession will get a full vote by the Memphis City Council in two weeks and...

This Is Promising: New Report Finds Seattle Police Rarely Use Force on People in Crisis

by Ansel Herz Taking a man in crisis to the hospital. Ansel Herz On a clear day in April, seven...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

BioSolar Adds N.C. A&T Engineering Team to Strengthen Efforts to Increase Capacity and Reduce Cost of Lithium-ion Batteries

"BioSolar, Inc., a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, has entered into a new sponsored research agreement with...
YES! Weekly  |  08-23-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

End of Summer To-Do List: Bust Up a Rat Scuffle in Cal Anderson Park

Summer Is Almost Over Already. Make the Most of the Rest of It. The Darkness Comes Sooner Than You Think...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Port Huron Float Down defies Homeland Security, ends up in Canada

Somehow this past weekend, the annual Float Down that starts at Lighthouse Beach in Port Huron and ends in Marysville...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Free the Weed, and Drop the Charges

by Josh Jardine If at some point in the past you were charged with, and convicted of, a crime relating...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Morning News: Accused Mukilteo Shooter Pleads Not Guilty, Seattle Considers a Homeless Shelter for People with Heroin Addictions

by Sydney Brownstone The accused Mukilteo shooter has been charged with three counts of aggravated first-degree murder and two counts...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

New Allegations of Racial Mistreatment in City's Water Management Department Raise Old Concerns

In 2014, allegations of employee mistreatment and racial disparities in  the Durham’s water management department were first brought to light...
INDY Week  |  08-23-2016  |  Triangulator

Muuy Biien Announces New Album, Shares Video

Photo Credit: Jordan Reyes Athens mainstay Muuy Biien has been relatively quiet on the local front over the past year...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-23-2016  |  Homedrone

Jones Opposes TVA Wells with Resolution Tuesday

Memphis City Council member Martavius Jones formally added his voice Tuesday to the chorus of Memphians who don’t want the...

Get high and watch this drone video of Detroit

Continuing on with our drone obsession, this latest installment comes from a gentleman named Trevor Cutts, who sent along the...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Party like Gatsby at this weekend's Great Gatsby Gala

For fans of the Roaring 20s, it's time to dust off that cloche hat or dinner jacket, with the Great...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Good Morning, News: Traffic Carnage, Racism, More Clinton Emails, and A Pair of Friendly Old Loons

by Dirk VanderHart Not the most hopeful news morning we've ever seen, but let's press on anyway. The 20-year-old who...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

First 100 customers get free haircut at Flat Rock salon this morning

Here's an early-morning news that could leave you looking sharper: A new Downriver hair salon is offering free haircuts this morning...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

What the hell is going on with Michigan's first glampground?

Around this time last year, Michiganders were given their first taste of the "glamping" lifestyle when Bella Solviva announced their...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

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Connecting the Dots on the Waterfront

To the future and the past of the communities surrounding the ports.
Random Lengths News  |  By James Preston Allen  |  02-06-2015  |  Commentary

Drivers Seek Support for Clean Trucks Program

The program calls for the ports to replace or retrofit all trucks older than 1994 models, and would require trucking companies to make employees of all 16,000 drivers working in the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Daniel Harju  |  08-17-2007  |  Business & Labor

Dylan Mortimer's struggles lead to a Cure

As an artist known for making impressively scaled signs and combining hip-hop symbols with references to Christianity — Google him and his brilliant Prayer Booths still come up first — Dylan Mortimer has always made personal art. But his latest exhibition transcends the personal for something revelatory...
The Pitch  |  Tracy Abeln  |  01-19-2016  |  Art