Week Around the Ists

By Londonist Last edited 114 months ago
Week Around the Ists

Photo by Molly Matalon

Headlines from our sister sites around the world

  • Gothamist found out that "heroin-addicted hobos from around the country" are camping out in trendy Williamsburg. One deli owner complained to a local newspaper, "They could take a nice hot bath. One kid comes in and the whole store will be smelling for hours."
  • Torontoist considered the ramifications of Tim Hortons—the coffee and donut chain synonymous

    with Canadiana—arriving in New York City.

  • Bostonist exposed Yelp's geographic confusion while pondering the history of hipster hatred.

  • Shanghaiist commemorated Michael Jackson's death a little late but with flash

    mob style.

  • LAist took a stroll down memory lane to visit a long-gone theme park that was all about the birds and the beer.

  • Phillyist interviewed best-selling author Jennifer Weiner.

  • Chicagoist had a little fun with a unique (and delicious) cookie tribute to dead pop icon Michael Jackson.

  • Seattlest declared Seattle the bacon capital of the nation (of the nation, yes, yes!) and considered the health-ruining effects of cycling.

  • Londonist enjoyed seeing Mayor Boris playing train driver.

  • SFist worried about cyclists who refuse to wear helmets and a city that lacks tasty cheap eats.

  • Last Updated 20 July 2009