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Federal Judge Rules Against Oakland, Allows Coal Terminal Lawsuit to Proceed

A federal judge ruled today that a lawsuit brought by the developer of a proposed coal export terminal can proceed...
East Bay Express  |  04-20-2017  |  Ear Bud

The 26 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: April 20-23, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Sean Nelson writes, "Even if the Twin Peaks revival weren’t right around the corner,...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Stream Queen: Binge on Melissa McCarthy with Nobodies, Saturday Night Live, and the new season of Chelsea

A weekly digest of streaming TV recommendations, paired with entertaining commentary and photoshopped imagery. by Chase Burns Melissa McCarthy is...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Will Rising Rents Close One of Seattle’s Only Black Owned Galleries?

by Lester Black Eric Salisbury at C Art Gallery Lester Black There’s a house-sized hole a hundred yards away from...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

No Other State with Legal Weed Has This Dumb Rule About Packaging

by Lester Black The Stranger When it comes to packaging legal weed, Washington State is an outlier. Unlike Oregon, Alaska,...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Just Screw It

by Anonymous Lately I've been looking at people and wondering what sex would be like with them. Most of it,...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up

by Dan Savage This week, questions and quandaries about open relationships, buried penises, plus bondage and cats (unrelated issues) on...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Solange's 2016 Album A Seat at the Table Is a Source of Joy and Validation for the Black Community

by Jenni Moore SOLANGE ELISA TAHAN When Beyoncé released Lemonade last April, it was one of the greatest celebrations of...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Update: Nary a Silo Will Tarnish Famous Vista

The American Commercial Barge Line company has withdrawn their application to erect two 145-foot tall storage silos on the bluff...

Under Proposed Law, Women Will Have to Hear Their Fetus is Unviable- Twice

The proposed "Tennessee Infants Protection Act" (TIPA) cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee with a 7-2 vote, and is expected to...

State Officials Search for North Memphis Bear

State wildlife officials made the scene of a bear sighting in North Memphis Thursday afternoon. Andy Tweed, a Shelby County...

I'm Watching You

by Anonymous I been noticing security at alot of grocery stores these days. Awesome! But what's with the constant staring...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

More THC, Please: Self-Medicating with Weed in the Age of Trump

by Amber Cortes The Stranger These days, it's easy to feel like you're living in some kind of dystopian novel—or...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Awww Freak Out! Earth, Wind & Fire Are Coming to Detroit With Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers

Can you imagine anything better than a sunny evening and listening to the sweet, sweet music of Earth, Wind &...
Metro Times  |  04-20-2017  |  Blogs

Derek Barber is Perhapsy

The Oakland-based musician goes at it alone If every musician has a unique story, Perhapsy’s is of an Oakland artist...
East Bay Express  |  04-20-2017  |  Ear Bud

Nestlé pumping plan hits another snag in Osceola Township

Nestlé's plan to pump 400 gallons per minute from its well in Osceola Township has encountered another obstacle: a The...
Metro Times  |  04-20-2017  |  Blogs

How to Gumbo

It's Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival time, and in its honor, we turn our focus on the festival's popular gumbo cooking...

Stream Queen: Binge on Melissa McCarthy with Nobodies, Saturday Night Live, and the new season of Chelsea

A weekly digest of streaming TV recommendations, paired with entertaining commentary and photoshopped imagery. by Chase Burns Melissa McCarthy is...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson Makes TIME's 100 Most Influential People List

by Ana Sofia Knauf Bob Ferguson may have made TIME's "Most Influential People List," but did they give him a...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

The Stranger's Guide to the Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

by Stranger Staff The house tacos at Tacos Chukis. Tacos Chukis Part of a series of restaurant recommendations offered in...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Greater Memphis Chamber Aims to Grow Small Businesses

The Greater Memphis Chamber has a new goal to have a total of 600 new contracts for Minority and Women-Owned...

Are Washington's Edibles Stronger Than Oregon's?

by Will Patterson ISRAEL_PATTERSONDear Pot Lawyer, Why do edibles seem stronger in Washington than in Oregon? It isn’t your imagination—Washington’s...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Downtown Pocket Park to Open

Madison Avenue Park, a new "pocket" park in the heart of downtown is here and will open to the public...

Listen Up! April 19

We've always wanted to insert little computer chips and speakers into City Paper, so that when you open it, music...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  04-20-2017  |  FFW>>

Hot Money and Seattle’s Growing Housing Crisis: Part One

by Cary Moon The new battle for Seattle's future. steve estvanik/shutterstock.com This piece originally ran on August 10, 2016, and...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Overnight Hearing on House ‘Bathroom Bill’ Draws 95 Percent Opposition

Lawmakers on the House State Affairs Committee didn’t begin considering the chamber’s so-called bathroom bill until nearly midnight Wednesday, after...
The Texas Observer  |  04-20-2017  |  La Linea

The debate over the young, white, hip El Club owner's plans to expand in Southwest

The 20-something "Baby Gatsby" behind El Club is hoping to transform the blighted building next to his Southwest Detroit music...
Metro Times  |  04-20-2017  |  Blogs

Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Mope About Missing Drake and Travi$ Scott Last Night at the Memorial Coliseum

by Jenni Moore Kevin Winter/Getty Don't get me wrong: Travi$ Scott is a great artist and an energetic performer, and...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Days After the NCGA Forced Counties to Pay More for Inmate Hospital Care, the DHHS Dropped Inmates from Medicaid Coverage

A state rule change that made sure Medicaid benefits were cut off for county jail inmates came days after the...
INDY Week  |  04-20-2017  |  Triangulator

Walking into a Weed Store with a Bunch of Senior Citizens

by Amber Cortes Grannies and Grams: “I didn’t even know this existed.” Amber Cortes "What did you get?" The newest...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Podcast: Freddie Gray and the War on Drugs

On this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with D. Watkins, educator, editor at large at Salon.com,and...
Flagpole Magazine  |  04-20-2017  |  In the Loop

Theater Review: Durham Newcomer Addled Muse Fire Theater Has Cirque Chops. Now It's Time to Build on the Theater Side.

Addled Muse Fire Theater: Purgatoire★★★ Saturday, April 15 Durham Central Park, Durham Theater begets theater, dance begets dance. After a...
INDY Week  |  04-20-2017  |  Artery

Listen: Boulevards' "Wear and Tear," a Funky If One-Sided Duet

We learned from Laura Reed’s 2014 debut LP, The Awakening, that the Triangle-based singer-songwriter could nail anything within the soul,...
INDY Week  |  04-20-2017  |  Scan

ICP to host first ever Dark Carnival Games Convention

Insane Clown Posse members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope are hosting the first ever Dark Carnival Games Con this...
Metro Times  |  04-20-2017  |  Blogs

Big Freedia, the New Orleans Queen of Bounce, Returns to Portland

by Jenni Moore BIG FREEDIA She did not come to play. KOURY ANGELO Since releasing her studio debut, Queen Diva,...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Amazing Books to expand to Pittsburgh’s South Side, add writing classes

Writing classes in all genres are part of the business plan for Amazing Books & Records to bring a full-time...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  04-20-2017  |  Blogh

Quick Poll: Who Would You Vote For Mayor If You Could Vote Right Now?

by Stranger Staff We're taking a preliminary poll to gauge how Seattle is feeling about the candidates in this year's...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Missed Connection

by Anonymous Thought I would give the gym another try, but now I am reminded of why I didn't want...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Credit Unions and Small Banks That Solved the Cannabis Cash Crisis

by Lester Black DIJAY/GETTY IMAGES Since weed was legalized here in 2012, much has been written about the industry's banking...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Dan Savage: Sexual Assaults And How Cases Go Unreported

Also: How To Deal With Your Fox-News Watching In-Laws I’m a queer girl living with a male partner. This weekend,...
East Bay Express  |  04-20-2017  |  Ear Bud

Our Complete Earth Day Calendar

Seattle Events For April 20-23 by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Temporary Main Street Tenants Named

Sixteen vendors that will occupy two spaces at 7 and 9 N. Main Street as a part of the Open...

Gary Bass Makes a Convincing Case for Forceful Humanitarianism

Unlike most books interested in promoting human rights by force of arms, Bass focuses on the actions of Western nations and not the philosophies of phony intellectuals from beltway think tanks.
Charleston City Paper  |  Dylan Hales  |  09-24-2008  |  Nonfiction

Melanie Saxer Johnston's New Book Preserves Her Father's Memories of Liberating Buchenwald

Although he spoke little to others about the worst of what he saw, Johnston is grateful that he shared those details with her. It allowed her to empathize with victims of all kinds.
East Bay Express  |  Anneli Rufus  |  09-04-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

The Family Business

Music has always been part ofthe life of Irish singer Mary Black.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  11-15-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews