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14 November 2010 | By: M@

Week Around The Ists

Week Around The Ists

What's been happening in the other 'ist' cities this week...

Gothamist found out that police busted drug dealers via Google Street View. (see pic)
  • Chicagoist and its readers discussed the discovery of a suspicious briefcase that shut down a train line for a spell and Illinois making a play for Wisconsin's high-speed rail funding.
  • Shanghaiist took on xiaolongbao, aka soup dumplings, this week, pointing out numerous great non-touristy locations to try Shanghai's most well known snack.
  • Seattlest watched the Four Loko fly off the shelves after the state approved a ban on caffeinated booze, and mourned the passing of a local baseball icon—even if the rest of the country hardly noticed.
  • Bostonist is beat after watching the Celtics beat the Heat (again), a Bruins fan beating up a bathroom, and the Better Business Bureau getting beat up over its ratings process.
  • DCist and its readers were up in arms after two members of a federal commission suggested eliminating the Smithsonian Institution's relatively small appropriation and instituting an admission fee at all the Institution's museums and facilities.
  • LAist contemplated the intelligence of Angelenos, and the accuracy or survey-takers.
  • SFist wondered if San Francisco would ban circumcision, too, in light of the city recently barring Happy Meal toys.
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