Week Around The -Ists

By Londonist Last edited 107 months ago
Week Around The -Ists

Photo by James Calder.

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:

  • DCist is busy digging out of the great Snowmaggedon of 2010.
  • Londonist discovered an alpine ski lodge, some abstract art, a treasure-trove of antiques and several tube-carriage offices, all in the unlikely setting of East London's rooftops and alleyways.
  • Gothamist was amazed when a Best Buy shopper was arrested for using valid gift cards. Oh, and when a 12-year-old was arrested for doodling on her desk. Oh, and when a 9-year-old was almost suspended for a Lego-sized toy gun. Oh, and when ?uestlove wondered about NBC's Black History Month cafeteria menu.
  • Phillyist reported from the Miss'd America pageant in Atlantic City, former home of the Miss America pageant.
  • Torontoist has been interviewing the members of the Kids in the Hall one by one by one, now that the much-loved comedy troupe is back on TV with a new mini-series, Death Comes to Town.
  • Shanghaiist got shoved into overcrowded subways by new professional subway shovers.
  • Bostonist toyed around with a naked Scott Brown action figure.
  • LAist was exited to announce that a light rail line and route connecting Santa Monica to Downtown had finally been approved.
  • Chicagoist followed PETA's battle to get the controversial "Lobster Zone" game removed from a local bar (PETA won).
  • Seattlest checked out the strange case of a photographer sued for taking a picture of Seattle public art.
  • SFist recoiled at senate candidate Carly Fiorina new campaign attack ad, which features swine, sheep and furries.
  • Houstonist focused a spotlight on the local music scene.
  • Last Updated 07 February 2010