Week Around the Ists
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- SFist asked, since it was National Pigeon Day this past week, one simple question about the urban winged creature: love 'em or hate 'em?
- As California prepared for legal gay marriage, which begins Monday evening, and also watched as Los Angeles celebrated equality during last week's Pride celebration.
- Torontoist featured photos from Woofstock, the city's festival for all things pooch—and the largest and most adorable event of its kind on the continent. The event featured cool dogs, reluctant dogs, and accidentally-falling-into-water dogs.
- With a week full of record low temperatures, Seattlest wondered if we'd ever see the sun again, and so did guest-blogger Ryan Dobosh.
- Bostonist laid the smack down on two dumbass students who videotaped their neighbors getting it on, then shared the video online.
- Gothamist found that taking photographs at Coney Island can mean, at least for one photographer, that the police and other people can force you to hand over your film, or "things are going to get much worse for you."
- Shanghaiist learned how to pronounce "Beijing," host city of the upcoming Olympics.
- DCist experienced a difficult and sad Friday the 13th with a massive power outage and the sudden death of Washington media legend Tim Russert.
- Chicagoist saw Republicans target (future First Lady?) Michelle Obama.
- Phillyist was up in arms against breed-specific legislation, which, if passed could see loving family pets confiscated or even euthanized, just because of their breed.
- Londonist reminisced over their long obsession with funky footwear, then celebrated the release of Adidas London trainers.