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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...

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...

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

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...

Saturday offers a special set from Sixto Rodriguez at the Old Miami

By now, almost everybody knows the astonishing story of Sixto Rodriguez. For years, he was considered just another unassuming neighborhood...
Metro Times  |  04-20-2017  |  Blogs

Oakland’s Legend Too $hort Coming Back To Fox Theater

Too $hort is back with a new album, a tour, and a concert at The Fox Theater, scheduled for Friday...
East Bay Express  |  04-20-2017  |  Ear Bud

World's Most Terrible People (Sarah Palin, Kid Rock, Ted Nugent) Visits #1 Most Terrible Person (Donald Trump)

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey The White House reached a new level of GROTESQUELY HORRIBLE yesterday when members of the top...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hit and miss

Even an adaptation from funnyman Steve Martin can’t get belly laughs in University Theatre’s revival of the 1910 German play...
Isthmus  |  04-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

HB 500 Sponsor: Wholesalers “Made Clear They Weren’t Going to Discuss” Raising Barrel Cap

At least for now, the North Carolina Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association has succeeded in quashing a proposal before the...
INDY Week  |  04-20-2017  |  Triangulator

The Booming World of $100,000 Bongs

by Lester Black This gold-plated water pipe sold for $100,000. Jamie Zill The Fab Egg is an intricate bong that...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

World Lit By Lightning: GCT's Glass Menagerie Has Flashes of Brilliance

Is there anything more depressing than watching a great, beautifully acted play that, for whatever reasons, audiences have chosen to...

Like fine wine

Around 1991, a different type of weed — wildly pungent, not just when burnt, but fresh — arrived on the...
Isthmus  |  04-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Travel to toke

In honor of 4/20, here’s a handy travel guide for the serious toker of places to travel, near and far,...
Isthmus  |  04-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The Bridgetown Comedy Fest Schedule is Up, and It's Great

by Megan Burbank HOORAY Bridgetown Comedy Festival Go look at it! It's full of lots of exciting visiting shows—e.g., Guy...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Now YOU Too Can Watch Drake Perform with Travis Scott in Portland, Because the Internet Is Magic

by Ned Lannamann Yep. The rumors were true. So, did you miss Drake taking the stage with Travis Scott last...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Safe Streets Advocate Andres Salomon Drops Out of Mayor's Race

by Heidi Groover Bike/ped advocate Andres Salomon says he doesn't want to split the vote with other challengers like Mike...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Happy 4/20! Now, Let's Clear Some Things Up

by Josh Jardine GETTY / THECRIMSONMONKEYHappy holiday! Even the most challenged mathlete among us knows that on this week falls...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Morning News: 4/20!!! And the Silence Around Ed Murray's Rape Allegations!

by Sydney Brownstone 🤘🤘🤘 Yarygin/Getty The Silence Is Deafening: KUOW's Isolde Raftery set out to tell a story about "how...
The Stranger  |  04-20-2017  |  Slog

Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and Sarah Palin visited Trump in the White House

The holy trinity of Trump's America visited the White House last night for a photo-op and we honestly have a...
Metro Times  |  04-20-2017  |  Blogs

The New New Plan for Memphis International Airport

Officials unveiled a $214 million, four-year plan to modernize Memphis International Airport Thursday morning, an update to an original $114...

Good Morning, News: 171 Recent Protest Arrests, the Airportification of City Hall, and Earl Blumenauer Talking Weed on Reddit

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland, and a very happy 4/20 to you. First up, out in print as of...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-20-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Car to Table: Episode 1 - Tory Miller

Armed with a protein and $15 of mystery ingredients, David and Chef Tory Miller invade the kitchen of a local...
Isthmus  |  04-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

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

Phish Story

A fight on Shakedown Street leaves one man in stitches and another fearing for his family.
Westword  |  Dave Herrera  |  09-30-2011  |  Music

Stroke Misdiagnosis Leaves Woman Speechless

The first hospital said her problems were all in her mind. The second said that she was having a stroke. A stroke from which she most likely would have made a full recovery if she'd received immediate treatment at the first ER.
Houston Press  |  Dianna Wray  |  09-04-2014  |  Health