Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Lollapalooza (Jim Kopeny)
Londonist is one of thirteen in the worldwide Gothamist network. Once a week, the editors of each site - from SFist to Shanghaiist - compile some of their most interesting posts into a neat digest. Check out what's been going on elsewhere in the ist-a-verse:
Londonist witnessed unecessary tabloid shock at the languages spoken by some of London's children.
DCist watched the premiere of a new documentary about the life and times of the District's "Mayor for Life," The Nine Lives of Marion Barry on HBO.
Torontoist heard word from a readers who went to unlock her vintage bike, only to discover that the thing had been ticketed... for being bad-ass.
Shanghaiist talked to a blogger who had been sent to jail for reporting on a rape case, only to get out thanks to the widespread response when he twittered his capture.
Gothamist learned that the NY State Senate Majority leader's son landed a specially-created, rather vague-sounding $120,000/year job—only for it to be controversial enough for him to resign after a few days.
LAist proposed that the Dodgers stop playing Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" (aka one of those "songs that has drunk people singing at the top of their lungs") as the team's "battle cry" during their homes games.
SFist caught up with the Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu Dancers, who ambushed to city's Apple Store.
Phillyist transitioned from fine dining to the Rockstar Mayhem Festival, where they interviewed godfather of metal Tom Araya and got doused with water and called names by Marilyn Manson.