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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!

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...

Summer Is Almost Over Already. Make the Most of the Rest of It.

by The Stranger SEAPLANES: It’s runway all the way. The Stranger Astronomically speaking, summer doesn't end until September 22. On...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

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

B.C. chief justice upholds warrant that keeps informants confidential and doesn't reveal how much they were paid

Chief Justice Robert Bauman's ruling overturned a lower-court decision that had deemed the document inadmissible...

Hammock haven

While police have been cracking down on “bad behavior” at the top of State Street this summer, Edgewood High student...
Isthmus  |  08-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Madison Mirror: August 23, 2016

Ziggy the Willy Street Cat poses for the paw-parazzi...
Isthmus  |  08-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Savage Love

Had to Get Away by Dan Savage DEAR READERS: This is the final week of my summer vacation—but you've been...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Cafe Nordo's Mediocre Dinner Theater Reign Continues with The Glass Menagerie

Cafe Nordo's Mediocre Dinner Theater Reign Continues with The Glass Menagerie by Rich Smith Last year, Ryan Purcell, founder of...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Savage Love Episode 513

A closeted bi woman, newly aware of her own bisexuality, feels guilty when she so much as hugs another woman...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Savage Love Podcast

Black Is the Old Black

by Anonymous I couldn't help but notice, during our 3-day heat wave last weekend, so many hipsters wearing all black...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Reasonable Doubt: The good, bad, and ugly about defamation lawsuits

If Donald Trump was in Canada and facing a defamation or libel lawsuit, which category of defence would he employ?...

Craig's List - Update Your Listings!

by Anonymous You've for something for sale - great! Somebody buys it - great! Delete your listing- how hard is...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dear Americans: Visiting Canada? Don't bring your guns along, thanks

Believe it or not, Canadian firearm laws are not the same as American ones...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-22-2016  |  Views

EOD: Wu-Tang Clan and the Beatles Come Together For Some New Mash-Ups

by Dave Segal You won't believe how well ODB and "Piggies" bump. British producer Tom Caruana has created his second...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

The Portland Man Accused of Murdering A Black Teenager Is Connected to A White Supremacist Gang

by Doug Brown Russell Courtier and his girlfriend Colleen Hunt were indicted for the murder of Larnell Bruce. Courtier has...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Russell Wilson and Ciara Moved Their Wedding From North Carolina Because of Anti-Trans Bathroom Laws

by Jennifer Campbell Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com Here's a tidbit from an interview with Russell Wilson and Ciara's wedding planner:...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

Dean Wong Has Been the Portraitist of Chinatown for Four Decades—And He Is So Not Done

by Jen Graves Three frames from Dean Wong's ongoing chronicle of Chinatown-International District. Dean Wong "This is my office," Dean...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

Meet Stranger Genius Award Nominee That'swhatshesaid

by Rich Smith KELLY O & KATIE JOY Back in February, the audience members who crammed into the 50-seat theater...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

Homeless in Vancouver: Tomatoes on a burn? Home remedies from abroad can soothe the pain

People in industrialized Western nations have been largely lulled and flattered into believing that forgetting how to take care of...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-22-2016  |  Views

The 25 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Go see the spellbinding Graphic Masters show before it closes this weekend at SAM,...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

Cupcake Royale's Raises $8K for Lesbian Rights Group with "The Gay" Cupcake

by Ana Sofia Knauf Courtesy of Cupcake Royale For the past five years, Cupcake Royale's stores in Ballard, Queen Anne,...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

Poll: Which Fast Food Beauty Product Would You Prefer Over KFC's Fried-Chicken Sunscreen?

by Jennifer Campbell We recommend not ever letting this touch your fingers. So KFC made a sunscreen or something? The...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

The Proposed Homeless Shelter at Terminal 1 Is Now Part of a Lawsuit

by Dirk VanderHart The fight over Terminal 1 has a new home: The courts. As promised, local attorney John DiLorenzo...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-22-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Fraser River sockeye salmon at lowest numbers since records began in 1893

The number of salmon on the Fraser River is expected to hit a record low this summer...

Sexist Trolls Tried to Derail the 2016 Hugo Awards. They Failed.

Despite the best efforts of the Sad Puppies, every one of the main fiction awards was given to women at...
The Stranger  |  08-22-2016  |  Slog

Back to the 'Futurama'

Four years after Fox left it for dead, Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's Futurama has a new life.
NUVO  |  Marc D. Allan  |  11-16-2007  |  TV

Who Killed Brad Will?

And why have Mexican and U.S. authorities allowed the murderers of an American journalist to go free?
Association of Alternative Newsmedia  |  John Ross  |  08-08-2007  |  International

Fruitvale Station speaks to post-Trayvon Martin America

It's a sad state of affairs when movies like Fruitvale Station have to show everyone what they should know by now: Black people are people, too.
INDY Week  |  Craig D. Lindsey  |  07-24-2013  |  Reviews