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Week Around the Ists
- Chicagoist watched a video of a group of Guardian Angels detaining a graffiti tagger and a debate raged as to whether the Angels used excessive force.
Phillyist really digs roller derby.
Shanghaiist saw our city ignore the economic crisis long enough to log the most expensive house buy ever -- $30 million for a mansion in the middle of nowhere.
Torontoist reported on a street in their city's east end with two businesses named after Barack Obama right beside one-another (and, thus, feuding over the name), and then reported on the tidy resolution to the whole mess.
Bostonist watched St. Patrick's Day revelers get drunk.
LAist has been feeding their "Recession Obsession" lately by chowing down mightily on some cheap and local fare; this week: Pupusas.
Londonist spent far too long playing with the newly launched Google Street View for London and looking out for some of the more amusing sights.
Seattlest got religion this week when Mars Hill hosted a Nightline debate on Satan's existence (Y/N?) and the Seattle presbytery voted on gay and lesbian ordination.
Gothamist was saddened when Tony-winning stage and film actress Natasha Richardson died after suffering a brain injury while skiing.
SFist wondered if jail time for taggers was a reasonable way to clean up the city.
DCist looked into why a D.C. Council member supports a Salvadoran political party.
Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
Fentanyl and other drugs fuel record deaths among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County. From 2019 to 2021, deaths jumped 70% to more than 2,200 in a single year.
This fungi isn’t a “fun guy.” Here’s what to do if you spot or suspect mold in your home.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Edward Bronstein died in March 2020 while officers were forcibly taking a blood sample after his detention.
A hike can be a beautiful backdrop as you build your connection with someone.