Week Around the -Ists

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Week Around the -Ists


  • Torontoist discovered their city's most ridiculous holiday lights setup, with 80,000 lights and two––two!––synchronized music routines. Naturally, they snagged a video.
  • Chicago tragically loses one of its most recognizable neighborhood icons, the pigeon man of Lincoln Square.
  • LAPD leaves body in car at crash scene, then tows it.
  • Massachusetts plus mullet equals PR mayhem.
  • Londonist sleeps in a Haunted plague pit.
  • UC Berkeley students strip naked and race through campus, NSFW floppiness ensues.
  • Phillyist continued counting down to 2008 this week with a mind-boggling list of 2007's most ridiculous local news stories.
  • A towering bench mysteriously appears in Manhattan and New York City officials are baffled.
  • Live the sweet life, if you can afford it, in Seattle's historic "grunge" district.
  • Houstinist talks with playwright Crystal Jackson.
  • The top 15 records of 2007 as chosen by Austinist.
  • Just like the states, the District of Columbia will receive its own shiny quarter.
  • Adidas Olympics ad makes big splash with Chinese folks...literally.
  • Photo by Daniel Kahn.

    Last Updated 23 December 2007