Week Around the Ists

By Londonist Last edited 116 months ago
Week Around the Ists

AP Photo/ Philip Scott Andrews

  • LAist watched as the Lakers won the NBA championship then as people "celebrated" by vandalizing, looting, smashing, and burning things in Downtown L.A.
  • Gothamist had its full of the controversial, from a scandalous Calvin Klein billboard (with threesome) to the killing of Canada geese, in the name of airline safety.

  • Seattlest went 29 days without rain, and girls went feral and old men turned on each other.

  • Torontoist staked out Woofstock, the largest (and surely the most adorable) dog festival in North America.

  • Houstonist talked to Roger Clemens, who said he hopes to clear his name.

  • Bostonist took umbrage when a local sports columnist asserted that Dominican baseball players love steroids. And we taught commuters how to use doors.

  • Shanghaiist geeked out with a series of inspirational techie speakers during the city's TedXShanghai event.

  • SFist wrote a cheeky response to oil heirs Peter and Billy Getty's new blog on SFGate, and the former brother defended himself enthusiastically.

  • DCist was amused by a local ad seeking a Lil' Wayne impersonator who doesn't necessarily have to look anything like Lil' Wayne.

  • Londonist, once again, enjoyed gawping at hundreds of happy naked cyclists. And why not?

  • Phillyist is trying to find a home for the unlikely pairing of Ceiling Cat and Basement Cat.

  • Chicagoist was paid a visit by Johnny Depp and Christian Bale for the Public Enemies premiere and they brought some nasty weather with them.

  • Last Updated 22 June 2009