Best of Ist-Landia
The action was thick and heavy at SFist: Mayor Discovers Public Transportation Not Very Good! War on Paper Bags and Food Critics Who Attack Food Bloggers! Town Hall Meeting With Mayor Turns Raucous When Chickens Attack!
Seattlest mentions McCain's momentous MySpace same-sex marriage announcement, mumbles that their monstrosity of a library might be a Monet, and muses on the possibility of a drunken pitcher on the mound of last year's All-Star matchup. Meanwhile, members of their lit group meet the author, a local musician questions the merits of the Pitchfork Effect and a man makes moves to get a MacBook Pro in the mitts of local radio.
Scandal galore on Houstonist this week: Killer Barbecues Ex-Girlfriend's Remains! Senator Offers Women Cash for Their Babies! Man Fakes Kidnapping To Slip Ball and Chain! Antique sofa miraculously preserved! Hard-Working City Bloggers Get Screaming Drunk!
Overheard outside the trash bin Chicagoist collects its news from: Obama's Gay Gaffe Slightly Less Upsetting Than "The Man" Saturating a Hipster 'Hood and Staining Their Lily White Belts. Breaking! Spire to the Sky or Fusilli Jerry? And, Marvel at the Transit System That Doesn't Actually Transit!
Austinist crushes over cool "kustoms" while a crazy chick (who couldn't kick the chronic) creeps away in a cop's car. Meanwhile, the city reached a copasetic conclusion to a college controversy just as the climate turned calamitous.
Extra, extra, hey look at Gothamist's headlines: Brooklyn Artist Cocoas Christ! Supermarket's Super Opening Party! Wal-Mart's CEO to NYC: Drop Dead! Neighbors want San Gennaro fest To Sleep With the Fishes! Splasher Tired, but Brusher Is Wired! Pachyderms Back in Big Apple!
Compiled and edited by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey.
Collage by Londonist Editor Mike Atherton.