Week Around the Ists

By Londonist Last edited 99 months ago
Week Around the Ists

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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 had a week of big stories unfold—Mayor Bloomberg narrowly won his controversial third term while the Yankees won their 27th World Series Championship (yes, suck it, Philly) and celebrated with a ticker tape parade.
  • Seattlest talked about gay marriage, performing, and the sexiness of the Pacific Northwest with Rufus Wainwright.

  • Bostonist saw a near death experience on the subway.

  • Shanghaiist welcomed Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to our town. To prove how Chinese they were, they proceeded to play a game of Chinese chess for us.

  • DCist watched as a local gay couple got engaged in the middle of a D.C. Council hearing on whether to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation's capital.

  • Torontoist learned what happens a big city paper announces plans to outsource 100 union editing jobs—an editor takes revenge by editing the crap out of the internal memo that made the announcement.

  • Chicagoist reveled in the beauty of its city in Autumn.

  • LAist eagerly reported that a prominent doctor was found guilty on multiple charges in a "road rage" incident in which he slammed on his brakes to deliberately block a cyclist riding behind him.

  • SFist continued to follow the details of the Richmond High School gang rape, where a student was beaten and raped on school grounds over a two-and-a-half-hour period.

  • Londonist completely geeked out with London's very own periodic table of trivia.

  • Phillyist didn't dwell too long on the Phillies' World Series loss, what with Philadelphia's transit workers on an unpopular strike, which has forced many Philadelphians to bike or drive to work.

  • Last Updated 08 November 2009