Week Around the Ists

By Londonist Last edited 112 months ago
Week Around the Ists


  • Chicagoist watched a video of a group of Guardian Angels detaining a graffiti tagger and a debate raged as to whether the Angels used excessive force.
  • Phillyist really digs roller derby.
  • Shanghaiist saw our city ignore the economic crisis long enough to log the most expensive house buy ever — $30 million for a mansion in the middle of nowhere.
  • Torontoist reported on a street in their city's east end with two businesses named after Barack Obama right beside one-another (and, thus, feuding over the name), and then reported on the tidy

    resolution to the whole mess

    .
  • Bostonist watched St. Patrick's Day revelers get drunk.
  • LAist has been feeding their "Recession Obsession" lately by chowing down mightily on some cheap and local fare; this week: Pupusas.
  • Londonist spent far too long playing with the newly launched Google Street View for London and looking out for some of the more amusing sights.
  • Seattlest got religion this week when Mars Hill hosted a Nightline debate on Satan's existence (Y/N?) and the Seattle presbytery voted on gay and lesbian ordination.
  • Gothamist was saddened when Tony-winning stage and film actress Natasha Richardson died after suffering a brain injury while skiing.
  • SFist wondered if jail time for taggers was a reasonable way to clean up the city.
  • DCist looked into why a D.C. Council member supports a Salvadoran political party.
  • Last Updated 22 March 2009