Week Around the -Ists

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Week Around the -Ists


  • SFist worried over drugstore chain Walgreens celebration of Black History Month.
  • Gothamist was surprised that apparently New York City is the fourth most miserable city in the country, after Detroit, Stockton, CA, and Flint, MI.
  • Shanghaiist finds out what the Chinese think of Hilary and Obama.
  • It was with a healthy amount of schadenfreude that Phillyist reported that former Eagle, and now Cowboy (ew), Terrell Owens owes the Eagles a significant wad of cash.
  • Torontoist is two weeks into a new feature, Vandalist, that aims to feature the best street art and graffiti from around the city. This week's edition was a beautiful and hopeful play on birds on a wire.
  • Chicagoist, after seeing a smoking ban go into effect this year, debated the convenience of smoking shelters.
  • Austinist showed some love for Barack Obama.
  • Seattlest went back in time to see the future, or something like that.
  • DCist chatted with songstress Aimee Mann.
  • Londonist walked around murderer/barber/gourmet Sweeney Todd's Fleet Street.
  • LAist might see rent control go away in California, and people on both sides of the issue feel passionate about it.
  • Bostonist celebrated the first anniversary of one of the city's most infamous moments—Aqua Teen Hunger Force Day.
  • Image credit: Nature abhors a vacuum

    Last Updated 03 February 2008