Week Around the Ists
SFist received this image from a nightclub owner frustrated by his iPhone service, or lack thereof.
Meanwhile, elsewhere in the istaverse...
- We served up the word that Downtown's 1930s Clifton's Cafeteria's new owners were going to revitalize the menu, infrastructure, and operations at the beloved mainstay.
- Shanghaiist poo pooed people who praise our city's skyline way too much by showing off what may be one of the ugliest buildings in the world - the Ping An Insurance building, which not only boasts ionic column after column for 40-something-stories, but is topped off with a giant, shiny, Roman dome. Just the thing to be built smack dab in our bustling, Blade-Runner-like financial center.
- Gothamist got confirmation, by way of this map, that Manhattan is full of white people. Also, even babies like to block bike lanes.
- Chicagoist sent their Food & Drink editor Chuck Sudo west to the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado [Parts One, Two, and Three]
- DCist celebrated D.C. Fashion Week with a week-long series of interviews and photo galleries featuring five local designers and their work.
- Seattlest bemoaned our statistically crappy summer and the fact that we couldn't even see the harvest moon that officially rang in fall.
- Phillyist debated Vick versus Kolb for quarterback, just days after a book about the Michael Vick dogs hit store shelves.
- Bostonist notes a spree of on-campus crime, frets over the idea of paying for the Globe online, and checks out a rally to legalize marijuana.
- Londonist protested at the Pope, redesigned the escalator and relived the Blitz in an abandoned Tube station.