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Not All Are Happy with the New Greensward Parking Plan

Greensward parking will end, but some park users still have concerns. Grumbles about the final Greensward parking plan began even...

Carcass, Crowbar, and More at the New Daisy

The New Daisy has already had some of the biggest names in metal come through their doors this year, but...

You Know You're From Memphis If...

You know the drill. These kinds of stories are stock-in-trade for local publications all over the country — and probably...

Fly on the Wall 1431

On the scene at the Republican and Democratic National Convention. Verbatim Classic SNL-era writer/comic-turned-senator Al Franken was the guest speaker...

Snowglobe Returns

Brad Postlethwaite on his band’s first show in four years. Not too long ago, the Memphis psych-rock band, Snowglobe, was...

The Six Best Lines From Ex-NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s DNC Speech

by Tricia Romano DNC Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg was an unusual choice to speak on behalf of...
The Stranger  |  07-28-2016  |  Slog

Outstanding in its field

Aspirational and enigmatic, Field Table fills several niches downtown — coffee shop, market, farm-to-table restaurant. If Gwyneth Paltrow came to...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Listening to dreams

An exhibit at Pinney Library explores the content of dreams. The whimsical images are printed on vintage pillowcases and are...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Madison Matrix for July 28, 2016

Madison sometimes defies categorization, but we give it a shot every week with the Madison Matrix...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Tune in, turn on, learn something

“Wisconsin on the Air” is a new book from Jack Mitchell, longtime director of Wisconsin Public Radio. He recounts the...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Literary caper

Four misfits embark on an epic road trip through Mexico’s drug cartel country in “The Hemingway Thief,” a strong debut...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Soaring past obstacles

Earlier this year, violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea gained national attention after she beat out 6,000 entrants to win NPR’s...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Opening the door

In Syria, 220,000 people have been killed, and every day, 8,000 people flee the country. A group of Madisonians have...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

A heated battle for Dane County DA

Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is being challenged in the Aug. 9 Democratic primary by his staff member, Bob...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Three to try

Hint: sometimes they come in threes; sometimes not. They come in adorable spherical little buns. And they are delicious. Yes,...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Week in Review: July 21-27, 2016

Too busy to read all the news? No worries. Isthmus has got you covered with Week in Review...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Badgers in Brazil

Badgers and former Badgers are heading to the Olympics despite fears of Zika and more. The University of Wisconsin will...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Punky power

Certified master baker Punky Egan retired from Madison College in 2015 but is still spreading the joy of baking...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Popular demand

Let’s be honest. A lychee martini sounds like something a sorority girl would order on her 21st birthday. But if...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Eats events

Willy Street shops celebrate hot summer nights, good luck party for local Olympian Zach Ziemek and a four-course meal prepared...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Feedback: Letters & Comments

Ups and downs...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Going after the Latino vote

The Koch-funded Libre group aims to recruit Hispanics to the Republican Party. But the group backs proposals that hurt Latinos...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Nature nurtured

Catching fireflies on warm summer evenings ought to be a seminal event for every child, but some are unable to...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Off the Square: Going to extremes

Affirmative action or slavery? Newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly gets put to the test...
Isthmus  |  07-28-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

NCGOP Makes Big Mistake in Calling Out Tim Kaine

Ben Amey is a reporter in Albany, New York. NCGOP is the official Twitter account of the North Carolina Republican...
INDY Week  |  07-27-2016  |  Triangulator

Thank You For Not Running Over My Cat

by Anonymous Thank you for not running over my cat, whom I now regret encouraging to stalk a crow, that...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-27-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Let Rayana Jay Serenade You Into Bliss with "Sleepy Brown"

Richmond native Rayana Jay made a strong debut in 2015 with her debut mixtape XXI, a project that showed off...
East Bay Express  |  07-27-2016  |  Ear Bud

116 August Events in Seattle To Buy Tickets For Now

DJ Hodor, The Highlarious Comedy Festival, Summer Meltdown, And More Ways To Have The Best August Ever by Stranger Things...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

Mayor Charlie Hales is Pushing Back His Springwater Corridor Sweep

by Dirk VanderHart In the face of bitter outcry and imminent litigation, and with advocates around the country watching, Mayor...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-27-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Non-Disclosure Agreement

by Dan Savage I am currently separated. A few months after I moved out, my estranged wife found out that...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

Café Society Is Not the Worst Film Woody Allen Has Ever Made

by Ned Lannamann “Are you excited to star in a Woody Allen movie?” “I guess.”Woody Allen makes movies with the...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

I survived RNC 2016—but will my party?

My hopes for the convention were fairly realistic. I wanted to see concerted resistance to Trump, even if it were...
Isthmus  |  07-27-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Politics and the Movies 2: Citizen Kane

This afternoon I popped the old Citizen Kane DVD in the Blu Ray player and sat down to fast forward...

Who Wore It Best: Trump & Russia or Nixon & South Vietnam?

by Sean Nelson When you get outclassed by Richard Nixon, you know you're riding in the high country, pardner. JStone/Shutterstock...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

Mayor's Power Will Grow if Voters Approve Oakland Police Commission

In November, Oakland voters will decide whether to establish a new civilian-run police commission that would take over the job of...
East Bay Express  |  07-27-2016  |  Ear Bud

One of the Cinematographers for Beyonce's Lemonade Will be a Judge for This Year's Local Sightings

by Charles Mudede 206, are you ready for Khalik Allah? He is coming to town, coming to see what we...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

New Column! Should I Vote for Hillary Clinton? A Flow Chart

by Stranger Staff [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-27-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Police Investigating Racial Threat to West Seattle Family

by Ansel Herz A threatening letter left on a porch makes references to Black Lives Matter and praises Trump. Joseph...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

DNC Photo Dispatch: Al Sharpton, Chelsea Clinton, Elizabeth Warren on a Historic Night

by The Stranger Last night, Hillary Clinton was officially nominated by the Democratic party, and Seattle-based photographer Nate Gowdy was...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

New, Groundbreaking Study Reveals That Seattle Is the Most Hipster U.S. City of All

by Ana Sofia Knauf Hipsters? US?? NO WAAAAAY!!! Today, we received a very important email. The subject line: "DATA: Seattle...
The Stranger  |  07-27-2016  |  Slog

The First Netflix Gilmore Girls Trailer is Here; You May Now SQUEE!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Here's the first trailer for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, which Netflix is pushing...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-27-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hit List: Best Music, Art & Culture Jul 27-Aug 1

So many heavy-hitters are coming to town this week. In addition to Adele at the Shark Tank, Ziggy Marley at...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  07-27-2016  |  Activate

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Access Denied

Systematic statewide abuse of Oregon public records laws thwarts the people's right to know.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  05-31-2016  |  Civil Liberties

Ask the Sex Doc

V-cards, whether bigger really is better, boobs, and a condoms-as-jeans metaphor.
NUVO  |  Sarah Murrell  |  02-11-2014  |  Sex

Bolognese and Blarney

Gullah cuisine, genetics, and Michael Twitty's beef with Sean Brock.
Charleston City Paper  |  Chris Haire  |  04-05-2016  |  Food+Drink