Week Around the Ists
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- Gothamist was aghast at the cruel April Fool's Day joke where pranksters told New Yorkers that an In-N-Out Burger was coming.
- Torontoist tooka brief tour of a 300-square-foot house. Yours for only $179,000.
- Shanghaiist examined the problem with zoos in China--they're underfunded, underregulated and some of them are selling off their tigers to make the certainly illegal tiger bone wine.
- Chicagoist got caught up in the kerfuffle over a state politician who said he "doesn't really worry about the Constitution" when it comes to health care reform.
- LAist went aboard Worldfare, LA's first "bustaurant"--a double decker bus that serves everything from South African street food to high-end steakhouse eats.
- Bostonist helped plan a tea party counter-protest to Sarah Palin's impending visit.
- DCist took note when French President Nicolas Sarkozy and wife Carla Bruni stopped by historic local eatery Ben's Chili Bowl for a half-smoke.
- Phillyist staffer Allison Krumm embraced her Jersey roots at a recent Bon Jovi concert.
- Londonist was boggled by Anish Kapoor's plans to build a rival to the Eiffel Tower in London, then went to watch the Oxford versus Cambridge Goat Race.
- SFist celebrated Passover with several of its almost-delicious kosher lunch options.
- Seattlest waxed philosophic on the weekend's most important holiday, the Japanese Penis Festivals.