Week Around the Ists

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Week Around the Ists

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  • LAist celebrated the first days of gay marriage by showing up to the first celebrations in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Los Angeles. And yes, Star Trek's George Takei was there.
  • Bostonist covered the Celtics' NBA championship in many ways, writing about the game, the post-victory peeing, internet buzz, and the victory parade.

  • Chicagoist helped try to stop the Kool-Aid Man's path of destruction.

  • While same-sex marriage raised but a few eyebrows in the Bay Area, SFist saw readers weigh in angrily over the Metropolitan Transportation Commission possibly allowing cyclists to legally run red lights.

  • Seattlest wondered what the heck was happening with all those severed feet washing ashore in B.C.

  • Gothamist survived the invasion of the Swedish big box retailer Ikea, which opened its first NYC store in Red Hook, Brooklyn, amid skepticism, water taxi service, and lingering questions.

  • Even though California is 3,000 miles away, Phillyist analyzed gay marriage and satirized its critics.

  • In the latest edition of Reel Toronto, a bi-weekly column that looks at films shot in Toronto that pretend they're not (see: Good Will Hunting, Undercover Brother), Torontoist checked out Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.

  • Shanghaiist would love to buy this personal flying machine built by some innovative Chinese guy for $2,800.

  • Londonist reported on the debut of world's most expensive spring roll.

  • Last Updated 23 June 2008