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Bayless, Duffy, and other chefs take their shot at Modern Mexican

"What is the relevance of the Mexican pantry in modern cuisine?" asked Rick Bayless of a crowd of about 60...
Chicago Reader  |  09-15-2014  |  The Food Chain

29 More Celebrities who are Coming to Alamo City Comic Con

Fri 9/26 – Sun 9/28 Alamo City Comic Con (ACCC) Celebrities are scheduled to takeover San Antonio thanks to Alamo City Comic...
San Antonio Current  |  09-15-2014  |  Current Blogs

The 50 Biggest Ragers at the Mad Decent Block Party 2014

Thousands upon thousands came to Rawhide Western Town in Chandler this past Friday, all of whom had pretty much the...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Up On The Sun

Georgetown Student Inspired by Breaking Bad Pleads Guilty to Possessing Ricin

Student pleads guilty to possessing ricin he cooked in his dorm room...
Washington City Paper  |  09-15-2014  |  City Desk

Finding The Long, Long Trailer and wide, wide seats at Webster Place

I think a spate of good luck might be coming my way. Just last week I found a copy of...
Chicago Reader  |  09-15-2014  |  On Film

Gwynne Dyer: Libya and Nigeria see rise of two new “Islamic States”

Commentary »Two more “UnIslamic States” are being created right now, on Libyan and Nigerian territory: same black flags, same fanaticism...

Mayor Murray and Council Member Licata Announce New City Office of Labor Standards

AMEd Murray and Nick Licata make wage-law enforcement officially official.This is all fairly straightforward, but for anyone who's been following...
The Stranger  |  09-15-2014  |  Slog

Black Mountain Chocolate’s Visible Factory opens in Winston-Salem!

"Winston-Salem, North Carolina – September 15, 2014 – Black Mountain Chocolate Company opens its Visible Chocolate Factory to the public...
YES! Weekly  |  09-15-2014  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Denver's Ten Best Barbecue Spots

Denver blog posts like it tangy. Our Cafe Society blog counts down the ten best barbecue joints in Denver. The...
Westword  |  09-15-2014  |  Lastest Word

Two Menu Specials for Mexican Independence Day -- and a Recipe From Kachina

Mexican Independence Day officially starts at midnight tonight, marking Father Miguel Hidalgo's cry for independence to rally the people of...
Westword  |  09-15-2014  |  Cafe Society

South Phoenix Light Rail Expansion One Step Closer Thanks to Federal Grant

Phoenix's Public Transit Department scored a federal grant that city leaders see as a big step toward expanding light rail...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Valley Fever

Old Salem to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Historic Tannenberg Organ With an Evening Concert and Lecture

"Old Salem Museums & Gardens will host a special evening concert on Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. and a...
YES! Weekly  |  09-15-2014  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Huss Fresh Magic: Wet-Hopped Beer from South Tempe

Beer: Fresh Magic Brewery: Huss Brewing Co. Style: American-style Pale Ale ABV: 5.7 percent A hop picked right off the...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Chow Bella

Gila River Indian Community Federal Lobbying Tab Reaches Nearly $11 million

The Gila River Indian Community has spent nearly $11 million in federal lobbying since 2009, the year its sister tribe,...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Valley Fever

Watch Chris Walla's Last Performance With Death Cab for Cutie

A month ago Chris Walla, Death Cab for Cutie guitarist and nominee for most genuine human being on the planet,...
The Stranger  |  09-15-2014  |  Slog

Hellion’s Aaron Paul and the Art of Collapse

Hellion is a story about the unspoken consequences that come from growing up in a world where adults have no...
The Texas Observer  |  09-15-2014  |  La Linea

Among Very Few Other Things, Cowboys Actually Good at Not Getting Arrested

MahangaThe team that plays here is pretty disciplined. Off the field at least.Since 2000, Dallas Cowboys players have been arrested...
Dallas Observer  |  09-15-2014  |  Unfair Park

Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meeting Going Down at Broward College Tuesday

The debate for legalizing medical marijuana has been traveling throughout Florida the past few weeks, and now it's making its...
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  09-15-2014  |  The Pulp

An Awesome Actor Does a Free Reading from a Crazy-Ass Play

Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days is the one where the lady is partially buried in a pile of dirt the whole...
The Stranger  |  09-15-2014  |  Slog

Brian Laird Will Soon Have That Kitchen of His Own at Sarto's

It's been a long time coming -- but Brian Laird, who'd hoped to open Sarto's last fall, is finally nearing...
Westword  |  09-15-2014  |  Cafe Society

DMN Says Fired School Sleuth Didn't Break Rules. Maybe They Should Read DISD's Report.

Wow, I am having major cognitive dissonance problems with a story in The Dallas Morning News today under the headline,...
Dallas Observer  |  09-15-2014  |  Unfair Park

LAPD Detains Black Woman for Kissing White Boyfriend

Because they thought she was a prostitute: Actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend Brian James Lucas (aka Cheffy BeLive) have...
The Stranger  |  09-15-2014  |  Slog

Here's a Thing to Watch Before You Eat Lunch, Not After

Granted, it might take away your appetite. So maybe after lunch? I don't know you. Judge your own squeamishness. Out...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-15-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Worlds collide with the Hot Doug's-Butcher & Larder sausage collaboration

In its final days the lines at Hot Doug's don't need a reason to get any longer, but they likely...
Chicago Reader  |  09-15-2014  |  The Food Chain

Judah Friedlander brings the World Champion to Comedy Club on State

Judah Friedlander is probably most recognizable to audiences as Frank Rossitano over seven seasons of NBC's 30 Rock. He has...
Isthmus  |  09-15-2014  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

West Tennesseans Are Urged To Call Alternate Number To Report Emergencies

Disruptions to West Tennessee's 911 system have led the state to issue alternate emergency numbers for calls made from cell...

State Issues Alternate Emergency Numbers For Cell Phones

Smart phone users in West Tennessee got emergency alerts today with a new phone number to replace 911 when dialing...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Made of Star Stuff, but His Books Are Black Holes

(Neil deGrasse Tyson reads at the Paramount Theatre tonight at 7 pm.) CHRIS CASSIDY You can't argue with Neil deGrasse...
The Stranger  |  09-15-2014  |  Slog

Movie director Uwe Boll opening Gastown restaurant Bauhaus

Movie director Uwe Boll opening Gastown restaurant BauhausFrom filmmaker to food critic, and now—restaurant owner. Uwe Boll's talents know no...
The Georgia Straight  |  09-15-2014  |  Views

Is There Something a Little Distasteful About the New Report Claiming That "Classical Music" in Public Places is the Key to a "Calm Public"?

What's bothering me about this short story in the Independent claiming that playing "classical music" in public places "could improve...
The Stranger  |  09-15-2014  |  Slog

The Unsinkable Margaret Brown Was a Crusader Before She Became a Musical Heroine

Margaret Tobin Brown was not the perky, Debbie Reynolds-like character from The Unsinkable Molly Brown. In fact, she was not...
Westword  |  09-15-2014  |  Show and Tell

305 Photo of the Day: Cha Cha

Today's photo comes from Dkeros' Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami...
Miami New Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Riptide 2.0

This Sunday, Sept. 21: MAPA’s Garden Party

Celebrate 40 years of Maui Academy of Performing Arts this Sunday during their annual fall Garden Party. Set on the Yokouchi...
Maui Time  |  09-15-2014  |  MauiVents

Pig Face Dumplings from Clever Koi: 100 Favorite Dishes

Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks'...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Chow Bella

Tempe Artist Kendra Sollars: 100 Creatives

Phoenix is brimming with creativity. And every other year, we put the spotlight on 100 of the city's creative forces...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Jackalope Ranch

The Future of Women's Healthcare in Texas Looks Bleak. What's Next?

Stephen YoungOne of two Dallas clinics that will remain open.Listening to the oral arguments before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court...
Dallas Observer  |  09-15-2014  |  Unfair Park

Concert pic of the morning: Latyrx at Venue

Concert pic of the morning: Latyrx at VenueFrom the Bay Area hip-hop duo Latyrx's September 14 show at Venue...
The Georgia Straight  |  09-15-2014  |  Views

Sexual Health with Friends of HUMP! and Savage Love

Add "sex" to the list of things you can go back to school for this season: Buster Ross of Hazelden...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-15-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Natalie Egleston's Family Files Lawsuit Against NYC Doctor in Aspen Skiing Death

Last year, we told you about the tragic death of Philadelphia-based executive Natalie Egleston in a skiing accident on Aspen...
Westword  |  09-15-2014  |  Lastest Word

Sechelt launches free Wi-Fi in downtown area

Sechelt launches free Wi-Fi in downtown areaSechelt Innovations Ltd., the business development arm of the municipality, announced the free Wi-Fi...
The Georgia Straight  |  09-15-2014  |  Views

Unpaid Bills, Bad Press Keep KXFN 1380 "The X" Off the Air (For Now)

Fans of KXFN 1380 AM "The X: Extreme Talk Radio" are likely wondering why the station disappeared from St. Louis...
Riverfront Times  |  09-15-2014  |  Daily RFT

Less Than Zero: Terry Gilliam Slips On a Virtual Banana Peel

Terry Gilliam’s further slide down the stairs of filmic entropy is best summed up in an oft-repeated phrase by his latest film’s hypochondriac protagonist Qohen Leth, “Q” for short. “We are dying.”
Cityview  |  Cole Smithey  |  09-15-2014  |  Reviews

Ferguson Cop Lies to Justify Tear-Gassing Protesters in Their Own Back Yard

A police officer who has been part of the militarized police apparatus holding down operations on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson is spreading lies about Ferguson protesters online.
Riverfront Times  |  Ray Downs  |  08-22-2014  |  Crime & Justice

The Shortest Distance from Missouri to Los Angeles

Before Michael Brown was shot six times by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer about two weeks ago, no one ever thought much or even heard of this small community outside of St. Louis. No one considered the mounting problems of many small Midwest towns in red states like this one, who have suffered through the great recession with job losses.
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen  |  08-22-2014  |  Race & Class