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In the land of -ists
We've neglected to welcome new brother site Houstonist into the Gothamist universe. Today they look at the NY Times travel section's look at Houston.
Speaking of Gothamist, they've got an interview with Ron Hogan, who writes about books on his litblog Beatrice, co-edits Mediabistro's Galleycat, and has written the fab gift-ready coffee table book: The Stewardess is Flying the Plane! American Films of the 1970s. Which features Karen Black on the cover, which should tell you all you need to know.
Chicagoist sat down with Peter Sagal, host of public radio's '30s-style quiz show, Wait! Wait! Don't Tell Me! It's corny and funny and Sagal makes it all work. Who knew he was an (unwilling) screenwriter of Dirty Dancing 2: Havana Nights?
It's winter out there. Lucky for us we can gaze at winter from our relatively balmy 55 degree afternoon: Torontoist has a dirty snowman and Bostonist has silly hats in Harvard Yard.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.