Week Around the Ists

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Week Around the Ists

Photograph by labatata on Flickr

  • Gothamist went on the Wall Street roller coaster during a crazy week for financial institutions (bankruptcy, sale, bailout) and the county.
  • Phillyist analyzed the problem of hecklers at live performances.
  • Londonist eagerly anticipated the annual Open House Weekend, where for one weekend only, the public get to poke around some of the capital's more interesting buildings.
  • LAist headed to the LA County Fair to earn a heart attack by checking out all the deep-fried foods such as deep-fried avocado and deep-fried Oreos. And then they ate a huge brick of cheese fries.
  • Shanghaiist was happy to learn that Shanghai is one of the world's five most improved places for gay tolerance.
  • Torontoist took a look at a photographer whose exhibit of photographs of street art was shut down last week, after local graffiti artists took issue with their work being photographed and re-sold for thousands of dollars without permission, credit, or compensation.
  • Bostonist dared to criticise horny hometown heroes NKOTB.
  • Chicagoist found out they live in America's Most Stressful City and then were given another reason why as they dealt with massive flooding.
  • SFist captured images of PARK(ing) Day, an annual event where people take over metered parking spaces for a day, turning them into fun-sized public parks.

    Last Updated 22 September 2008