Photo: Vivian Maier
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:
Gothamist looked at how some local stores seem to be encouraging little girls to dress in slutty Halloween costumes.
DCist wondered whether city bus drivers were overreacting by deciding to drive "by the book" after a series of gruesome accidents involving pedestrians.
Shanghaiist cringed as somebody tried to put their baby on an online auction site for the measly price of 1 yuan (roughly 15 cents). Why sell the infant? Because she was female.
Torontoist scoped out a Stella Artois ad campaign that appropriated the old logo from the country's esteemed public broadcaster.
LAist realized the worst thing about having an NFL team move into town would be having an NFL team in town: Raiders, Rams, Chargers, Jaguars? Ugh, no thanks!
Londonist celebrated the unassailable self-assurance of Sarah, London's most confident commentator.
Phillyist doesn't believe in unlikely heroes.
SFist interviewed the passenger who filmed last week's brutal brawl between two women aboard a Muni bus, a piece of footage that has since exploded all over the internet.
Bostonist chronicled the HONK! festival, a gathering of activist street bands.