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McKinney's Shaka Plays Crazy, Vomit-Fueled Punky Reggae

Legends come in many forms. For Shaka, it came as a three-round rifle burst of projectile vomit. It's the kind...
Dallas Observer  |  01-22-2015  |  DC9 at Night

Vancouver ranked second least affordable city in the world

Vancouver ranked second least affordable city in the worldAre we surprised?...
The Georgia Straight  |  01-22-2015  |  Views

New York Times' Best Places to Eat If You Spend 36 Hours in Denver

Denver blog posts don't think 36 hours is enough. At our Show and Tell blog, Patricia Calhoun reveals where the...
Westword  |  01-22-2015  |  Lastest Word

NOTW: Mood Dresses, Useless Cops & Rocket Ships To Nowhere

SPIDEY SENSE GETS REAL Among the breakthroughs demonstrated by the computer chip company Intel’s RealSense system is a cocktail dress...
Maui Time  |  01-22-2015  |  MauiFeed

The Voice: Rebecca Loebe

TV breakout debuts solo Feb. 5 at Strange Brew...

Never Heard of 'Em: An Intrepid 28-Year-Old Writer Listens to Sleater-Kinney for the First Time

Anna Minard, our former city hall reporter, claims to "know nothing about music." For this column, we force her to...
The Stranger  |  01-22-2015  |  Slog

Landslide Blocks Only Road to Hells Canyon Dam

The sole road of getting in and out of Hells Canyon is expected to be blocked for up to a...
Boise Weekly  |  01-22-2015  |  CityDesk

Miami Expected to Be Florida's Slowest Growing Area Over Next 15 Years

Florida just overtook New York to become the third most populous state, and our population growth isn't expected to slow...
Miami New Times  |  01-22-2015  |  Riptide 2.0

"Shake It Off" tribute shows Delaware police are more fun than Vancouver police

"Shake It Off" tribute shows Delaware police are more fun than Vancouver policeYou rock Cpl. Jeff Davis...
The Georgia Straight  |  01-22-2015  |  Views

The Single Wrongest I, Anonymous in the History of the Portland Mercury

Not to get all Francine about it, but there has never been a person who is more wrong than the...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-22-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Grand Army Set to Bring an Oyster Bar to Boerum Hill in February

Noah Bernamoff is at it again. The owner of Mile End Deli and Black Seed Bagels is getting ready to...
The Village Voice  |  01-22-2015  |  Fork in the Road

How Do I Rebuild My Sexuality as a Disabled Transgender Person?

Reprinted with permission from Crash Pad Series. Lyric Explains it All! We’ve launched an ongoing Sex and Relationship Advice column...
East Bay Express  |  01-22-2015  |  Ear Bud

What's the Most Amazing Part of Trisha Ready's Essay in The Stranger This Week?

Explosion/ShutterstockThis is a photo of what happens to my brain every time I read it. Okay, let's break it down—why...
The Stranger  |  01-22-2015  |  Slog

Here's to the young and smart among us

Yemi Mobolade created a community. Nikki McComsey promoted cycling through Kids on Bikes.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  01-22-2015  |  Indy Blog

Reader: Give Azucar a Big Hand...and Some Dough

Peruvian-born Marjorie Silva opened Azucar Bakery in 2006 to fill a hole in a town more accustomed to cupcakes and...
Westword  |  01-22-2015  |  Cafe Society

Celebrate a Century of Rocky Mountain National Park This Weekend

Americans love their national parks. And Colorado people love, love, love Rocky Mountain National Park, a 416- square-mile expanse of...
Westword  |  01-22-2015  |  Show and Tell

Quizunderstood: How well do you know new Hawaii PUC Chairman Randy Iwase?

1. Last week, Hawaii Governor David Ige named former state Senator Randy Iwase the new Public Utilities Commission Chairman. The...
Maui Time  |  01-22-2015  |  MauiFeed

Labyrinthus Brings Adventure to the Children's Film Festival

American movies for kids have entirely been handed over to Pixar and its swarm of major-studio animation clones. Animation is...
The Stranger  |  01-22-2015  |  Slog

The gearheads behind Metric Coffee just want to make you a nice cup

I got a note saying that a relatively new Chicago-based coffee roaster, Metric Coffee in West Town, had won a...
Chicago Reader  |  01-22-2015  |  The Food Chain

Measles Case in Maricopa County Linked to Disneyland Outbreak

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed a case of measles in the county, which is being linked...
Phoenix New Times  |  01-22-2015  |  Valley Fever

Tonight in Music: Mates of State, Wale, the Super Saturated Sugar Strings & More

MATES OF STATE, FICTIONIST(Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside) As Mates of State, the husband-and-wife pair of keyboardist Kori Gardner and...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-22-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Barrett Brown Gets 63 Months in Federal Prison

Barrett Brown via YouTubeAnonymous associate and freelance investigative journalist Barrett Brown, who's already spent more than two years behind bars,...
Dallas Observer  |  01-22-2015  |  Unfair Park

Voices of the South Hires a New Executive Director

Voices of the South starts its second decade with Teddy Eck at the Helm. Eck, who was announced as the company's...

The Most Popular Books Sold at Busboys and Poets

Which outpost sold the most vegan cookbooks? Kiddie hip-hop anthologies? Radical history books?...
Washington City Paper  |  01-22-2015  |  Arts Desk

The Good News Is Senate Republicans Think Climate Change Is Real. The Bad News Is They Think It's "Biblical."

Sergey Nivens / Shutterstock.comActual photograph of God telling James Inhofe that climate change is all His fault and that humanity...
The Stranger  |  01-22-2015  |  Slog

Student Stabbed at Polo Park Middle in Wellington

An eighth-grade student at Polo Park Middle School was stabbed by another student Thursday morning. The student, a female, was...
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  01-22-2015  |  The Pulp

The 10 Best NYC Restaurants for Valentine's Day, 2015

If you haven't yet made a reservation for the upcoming day of love, you're already behind — so get going...
The Village Voice  |  01-22-2015  |  Fork in the Road

BREAKING: Chef John Tesar Has Another New Job [Updates in Post]

Oak has been glowing a strange hue since early this morningBreaking news from the Dallas food scene: On the heels...
Dallas Observer  |  01-22-2015  |  City of Ate

Jamaal Edwards About Fight Before Double Murder: "Sh*t Happened" (27-28)

Update: Last week, Jamaal Edwards was arrested on suspicion of double-murder at a Xenia Street apartment complex; see our previous...
Westword  |  01-22-2015  |  Lastest Word

Josh Feigert of Wymyns Prysyn talks 'Head In A Vise'

Tonight (Thurs., Jan. 22), Wymyns Prysyn takes the stage at 529 to celebrate the arrival of it's first proper LP,...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  01-22-2015  |  Crib Notes

As Scientists Predict Doom, Texas Senators Whistle Past the Graveyard

NBC 5 ScreenshotNever really liked South Padre anyway.As of Thursday, the world doomsday clock sits at 11:57. The clock is...
Dallas Observer  |  01-22-2015  |  Unfair Park

Emeryville Poised to Leapfrog Oakland With Minimum Wage Hike as High as $14

The Emeryville City Council decided this week to draft an “aggressively scheduled” ordinance to raise the city's minimum wage to...
East Bay Express  |  01-22-2015  |  Ear Bud

A Handsome Pop Up

Good news for those who have been missing Handsome Pizza’s pies since they shut the door on their North Station...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-22-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Reporter's Notebook: All Eyes on the President

Tickets to see President Barack Obama speak at the Caven-Williams Sports Complex at Boise State University January 21 were printed...
Boise Weekly  |  01-22-2015  |  CityDesk

Berkeley Orders Closure of Pot Speakeasy 40 Acres

Berkeley’s marijuana speakeasy Forty Acres got another order to close this week from the city council. But the operators vowed to...
East Bay Express  |  01-22-2015  |  Ear Bud

Music and restaurant auctions this week

This is a good week for auction devotees in Southern Colorado, especially those who who are inclined toward music memorabilia,...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  01-22-2015  |  Indy Blog

'Policing For Profit' Will Continue; AG Holder's Order 'Toothless'

Forfeiture expert and critic Brenda Grantland confirmed and amplified our analysis of Attorney General Eric Holder’s largely symbolic move to clip...
East Bay Express  |  01-22-2015  |  Ear Bud

Corktown's beloved Casey's Pub returns with updates

Suffice it to say, Corktown isn't what it used to be. With the closing of Tiger Stadium and the rise of...
Metro Times  |  01-22-2015  |  Blogs

Check Out the Trailer for Netflix' Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

One of the great things about living in the multi-platform age is that when old-timey broadcast networks pass on an...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-22-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

RUSH ANNOUNCE R40 LIVE 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR: Greensboro May 28

- Rush To Visit 34 Cities Throughout North America in 2015 -- Tickets On Sale In Select Markets Beginning January...
YES! Weekly  |  01-22-2015  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Thursday Must Reads: Developer Unveils Plans for Massive Oakland Housing Project; Federal Monitor Gives OPD Its Highest-Ever Rating

Stories you shouldn’t miss: 1. Developer SunCal is finally moving forward with its plans to build a massive housing project...
East Bay Express  |  01-22-2015  |  Ear Bud

"Blow 'em and Show 'em" at the National Western

The National Western Stock Show has been going strong for the past eleven days, drawing record crowds to catch the...
Westword  |  01-22-2015  |  Show and Tell

Things Black Mothers Fear

Atlanta-based artist/author Carla Aaron-Lopez considers the woes of raising her two-year-old son in a world that already considers him a threat
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Carla Aaron-Lopez  |  12-23-2014  |  Race & Class

Disillusionment at the Ancestral Court

Recently, when the publication of a paperback version of my first book The Menuhins: A Family Odyssey (the book originally came out in hardcover in 1978), I remembered my visit to Brooklyn to meet my Hassidic ancestors.
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  12-24-2014  |  Original Work

Dr. Huxtable and Mr. Cosby

The comedian and the accused rapist go together like mustard and milk.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  J. Adrian Stanley  |  01-21-2015  |  Culture