Week Around the Ists
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- Torontoist investigated some onomatopoeias ("OUCH!" "THUNK!" "OOF!" "YIPE!") painted along a road, pointing to potential hazards for cyclists.
- Gothamist had its fill of salt-related news: There was "salty" Eric Massa's resignation and "snorkeling" allegations and then a NY lawmaker's proposal to ban salt.
- Bostonist spent the week pondering local challenges to Obama's health care reform from both the right and the left.
- Seattlest went behind the scenes of much-lauded local pizza place Delancey.
- Chicagoist began a new series in their ongoing look at the battle to bring another Wal-Mart to the city, this time exploring what it's like to work at the store.
- Shanghaiist found a cafe advertisement for Starf*cks.
- LAist couldn't apply the brakes to the comments section on this post about a San Diego man's runaway Prius.
- Phillyist co-editor Jenn DiSanto and staff writer Leigh Simpson represented Philly at the Disney Princess Half Marathon ... and made it to the finish line.
- SFist waited in line to visit the SF Underground Market.
- Houstonist pondered the addition of two minor league baseball teams within its metroplex.
- Londonist walked along a creepy Victorian tunnel under the Thames, the first time this has been possible for 140 years. Naturally, they took their camera.