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Ice Cream, Food Trucks, Memorial Day Weekend: Freeloader Friday

This week in free stuff to do we have food parties, block parties, and some fun to have on Memorial...
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  05-22-2015  |  Dressing Room

Little Mekong Night Market Needs Your Crowdfunding Help

Frogtown is one of the most vibrant Twin Cities neighborhoods that still remains mysterious to many of us. Little Mekong...
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  05-22-2015  |  Hot Dish

LL Links

Bowser budget fight comes down to tax hikes...
Washington City Paper  |  05-22-2015  |  Loose Lips

10 Amazing Things to Do This Week in St. Louis

Unseasonable cold got you down? Just wait for the weekend, when St. Louis heats up with all manner of excitement...
Riverfront Times  |  05-22-2015  |  Daily RFT

Mad Max is back, plus the rest of our new reviews and notable screenings

With Mad Max: Fury Road, writer-director George Miller returns to the futuristic story that put him on the map, reimagining...
Chicago Reader  |  05-22-2015  |  On Film

Rap Group 3 Problems Could Be St. Louis' Next Breakout Act. Here Are Their Best Videos

3 Problems is a St. Louis-based rap group making some of the most beautiful and troubling hip-hop out right now...
Riverfront Times  |  05-22-2015  |  RFT Music

Arts Roundup: Go-Go Historian Edition

Plus: There's now a lottery for free tickets to the Landmark Music Festival...
Washington City Paper  |  05-22-2015  |  Arts Desk

10 Things You Didn't Know About Spoonriver Restaurant and Chef Brenda Langton

After 38 years in the business (she bought her first restaurant when she was just 21), Brenda Langton enjoys a...
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  05-22-2015  |  Hot Dish

5 things to do: Thundercat

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Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  05-22-2015  |  Fresh Loaf

Tomorrowland

Mickey, Minnie, and Clooney join together in this lead balloon filled with heavenly choir music. by Kelly Vance With a...
East Bay Express  |  05-22-2015  |  Ear Bud

Hundreds in Olympia Protest Shooting of Two Unarmed Black Males; Cops Keep a Low Profile

Protesters at Woodruff Park in Olympia. Charles MudedeA large crowd of people (yes, mostly students but also remarkably diverse), gathered...
The Stranger  |  05-22-2015  |  Slog

U.S. Attorney Ed Stanton III Named District Judge by Obama to Succeed Retiring Hardy Mays

Edward Stanton III, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, has been named by President Obama to become...

OLCC Agents Will Soon Have Marked Cars

Good news for all the Oregon college students in the house: If it's the Oregon Liquor Control Commission creeping on...
The Portland Mercury  |  05-21-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Protest Against Olympia Police Shooting Is Planned For 6 PM This Evening

These flyers are "everywhere" in Olympia, according to one Evergreen College student. Allana Cummings Reached by phone, an Evergreen College...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

Bartender Crush: Michal at Queen City Grill

Brooklyn Benjestorf Name: Michal Where: Queen City Grill Buy Him A Shot Of: Cheap tequila. Ask Him To Make You...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

London Chef Jason Atherton's Clocktower, Now Open at the Edition Hotel

The Edition Hotel's second-story restaurant, The Clocktower (5 Madison Avenue, 212-413-4300) imports more than just the transatlantic talent of English...
The Village Voice  |  05-21-2015  |  Fork in the Road

Bad News for Author of Proposed Ballot Initiative

The City Attorney's interpretation of a proposed initiative to revamp Portland's commission-style government and create voting districts blown a few...
The Portland Mercury  |  05-21-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

It's Happening Tonight!

MUSIC—A busy music weekend kicks off with the hazy, cirrocumulus guitar pop of Real Estate, who'll be perfect to zone...
The Portland Mercury  |  05-21-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Lunch at Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl

Pam said that Bass Pro reminded her of a casino, and indeed it does that have that self-contained-village vibe. Everything...

This Week in Art: The Simpsons! Dead Kennedys! Ghosts! Imaginary Comedy Pals!

The Simpsons invaded Portland Playhouse in PEN/Laura Pels Award winner Anne Washburn's post-apocalyptic Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play, and Thomas...
The Portland Mercury  |  05-21-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bedsheet Thief Tases Loss Prevention Officer at JC Penny's

A twenty-something blonde at the Mid-Rivers Mall was not letting anything come between her and her 800-thread count bedsheets. St...
Riverfront Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Daily RFT

First Look at Season Three of Hannibal

The most gorgeously rendered (and super disturbing) horror show on TV is Hannibal—and the third season kicks off on Thursday,...
The Portland Mercury  |  05-21-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bowser Warns About Service Cuts During Shaw Tour

Mayor hangs out with a possible vice president...
Washington City Paper  |  05-21-2015  |  Loose Lips

Execution Drugs to be State Secret Under Legislation Headed to Governor

Manufacturers of execution drugs will be shielded from public scrutiny, helping to keep Texas’ capital punishment machine in working order,...
The Texas Observer  |  05-21-2015  |  La Linea

SL Letter of the Day: Send the Flowers

Originally posted on October 16, 2013. I'm a gay man in a happy and open marriage. I routinely seek the...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

All aboard for Amtrak through Pueblo

Plans to reroute Amtrak's Southwest Chief through Pueblo got a boost today when the Colorado Department of Transportation Commission approved spending $1...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  05-21-2015  |  Indy Blog

Dear Sasquatch!: No, You’re Not High, the Bassist from Bear on Fire Really Is Christopher Mintz-Plasse from Superbad

Bear on Fire play the Sasquatch! Yeti Stage on Saturday at 1 p.m. Attention Sasquatch!-goers: Bear on Fire are a...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

Seattle Police Chief Balks at Call for Federal Intervention on Protest Policing

Chief O'Toole says she is all about building community trust in the police department. But she's not embracing a call...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

Movie review: Meet the Swedish Forrest Gump in The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared★★★ ½  Opening Friday Droll, daffy and entirely enjoyable, The 100-Year-Old Man...
INDY Week  |  05-21-2015  |  Artery

Frank Barham, Margaret Kargbo killed in accident during charity journey to Savannah

An Atlanta disability activist and musician and local arts advocate were both killed on Wednesday as they neared the end...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  05-21-2015  |  Fresh Loaf

A New Book by The Farm Sanctuary is a Guide to a Kind, Mindful and Vegan Life

When animal rights activists Gene Baur and Lorri Houston were documenting the conditions at Lancaster Stockyard in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, they...
The Village Voice  |  05-21-2015  |  Fork in the Road

Are You Portland's Worst Person? Enter Our Essay Contest... Win $300!

There are so many nice people in Portland—and to those people, we say, "thank you." However, there are some terrible,...
The Portland Mercury  |  05-21-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Protest Barge Gets 72-Hour Warning From Harbor Patrol, Damage to Dive Park Is Assessed

The Solar Pioneer protest barge, which is protesting Shell Oil's Polar Pioneer in Elliott Bay. It turns out the barge...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

24 Bay Area CEOs Were Collectively Paid More Than Half a Billion Last Year

Last Saturday, The New York Times and Equilar released their [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on...
East Bay Express  |  05-21-2015  |  Ear Bud

Concert review: Tennis at the Loving Touch

WHO: Tennis WHEN: May 20, 2015 WHERE: The Loving Touch, Ferndale “I feel like Taylor Swift right now,” Tennis’ Alaina...
Metro Times  |  05-21-2015  |  Blogs

Listen Here: New Destroyer Album and Single "Dream Lover"

Destroyer's back after a four year absence. Dan Bejar is back! And he's got horns, horns, horns. This morning, Destroyer...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

Vanessa Place Is in a Fight Over Gone with the Wind's Racism, But It’s Not the Fight She Says She Wants: An Interview

For years, literary provocateur Vanessa Place has been tweeting text and images from Gone with the Wind. Earlier this week,...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

Buy D.C.: Navy Yard

Each week, Buy D.C. will highlight shops and items you can only find in the D.C. area...
Washington City Paper  |  05-21-2015  |  City Desk

Tonight in Music: Fuzz, Real Estate, the War on Drugs & More

FUZZ, OLD LIGHT, GRANDPARENTS(Dante's, 350 W Burnside) See My, What a Busy Week! REAL ESTATE, WOODS(Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark...
The Portland Mercury  |  05-21-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Jumpers for Goalposts at Studio Theatre, Reviewed

Kimberly Gilbert, a D.C. theater stalwart, makes her Studio Theatre debut in a perfectly acidic comedy role...
Washington City Paper  |  05-21-2015  |  Arts Desk

Leaked E-mail: What a King County Superior Court Judge Really Thinks About Raising the Cost of Traffic Ticket Fines

A $12 increase in a traffic fine may not seem like much, but when a local judge added up all...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

Two Unarmed Black Men Suspected of Stealing Beer Shot by Police Officer in Olympia

The Olympian reports that last night, around 1 a.m., two black men, who allegedly attempted to steal beer from an...
The Stranger  |  05-21-2015  |  Slog

Bias Bites

Pit bull bans blasted as biased, without merit.
Wisconsin Gazette  |  Lisa Neff  |  05-21-2015  |  Animal Issues

The Thief in the Night

Men and women should get a colonoscopy beginning at age 50 so they can live a long, healthy life.
Jackson Free Press  |  Dr. Timothy Quinn  |  05-21-2015  |  Health

Puppy mill breeders exposed in new report

How much is that doggie in the window, the one with the waggly tail? The cost — measured in suffering — is high if a puppy mill supplied the dog to the store. The Humane Society of the United States in May issued The Horrible Hundred: Puppy Mills Exposed, with a state-by-state breakdown.
Wisconsin Gazette  |  Lisa Neff and Staff writer  |  05-21-2015  |  Animal Issues