Week Around the Ists
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- Torontoist continued its coverage of the G20 with a look at the 14 essential videos to come from it, and even tracked down the guy who was captured on video politely tackling one looter.
- DCist said hello to a new editor-in-chief and got excited about Spike Mendelsohn's new pizzeria.
- SFist, following the annual Gay Pride Parade festivities, reported on a related police beating caught on tape.
- LAist followed up with the new and improved Critical Mass bike ride; turns out behaving well equals "overwhelming success."
- Shanghaiist found proof that not only is Barack Obama in fact a communist and not from the U.S., he also lends his name to a supermarket here as well.
- Chicagoist mingled with older women at the Second Annual Cougar Convention.
- Phillyist celebrated its fifth birthday and cleared out its archives to celebrate.
- Londonist went through the highs and lows this week, climbing to an unlikely bar and sculpture park on top of a disused parking lot, then dropping down underground to take pics of a long-abandoned Tube station.
- Houstonist mourned the loss of two of our favorite haunts, focused some attention on local poster art, and talked with musical wünderkind Lance Higdon
- Gothamist learned that Hollister closed its Soho flagship store because of... bedbugs! The store reopened a few days later, but who knows how well fumigation worked?