Week Around the Ists

By Londonist Last edited 110 months ago
Week Around the Ists

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credit: Gothamist reader Wayne

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 was struck by this photograph of a rat stuck while trying to emerge from under a sidewalk. And Gothamist readers let their imaginations go wild, offering various scenarios for the rat.
  • Phillyist watched MLB.com call it too soon before celebrating the Phillies' second consecutive trip to the World Series. Sorry, LAist—but at least you still have one hometown team in contention.

  • Torontoist took a look at their city hall's new green roof; when it's finished in the spring, it'll be the whole city's largest publicly accessible one.

  • Bostonist interviewed John Hodgman about his role in the Boston Book Festival.

  • Shanghaiist found out that a lot of people in China have a lot of trouble defining what "communism" means.

  • Chicagoist was a little surprised when an atheist billboard went up near downtown and nobody seemed to notice.

  • Seattlest heard and was saved by the Gospel of Jay-Z.

  • LAist went from the sublime to the ridiculous: They went day trippin' to the gorgeous Channel Islands National Park and found a 5-star Yelp review for Top Chef Fabio Viviani's not-even-open-yet restaurant.

  • SFist was sad to see a second dead blue whale wash ashore in two weeks.

  • Londonist celebrated its 5th birthday with copious cupcakes and general revelry.

  • DCist followed the ongoing controversy of the Bloomingdale neighborhood's 'Boxer Girl' mural, which neighbors either seem to love or hate.

  • Last Updated 25 October 2009