We were looking forward to Part Two of Christopher Frizzelle’s “Confronting Tao Lin’s Publisher, Part One” column in the Seattle Stranger. In an email to us Mr. Lin has already more or less denied, or at least hedged, Mr. Frizzelle’s assertion that Dennis Johnson, the publisher of Melville House, did not support Read More
President Barack Obama has been giving fundraising speeches on the West Coast and apparently causing logistical headaches in the process. Obama’s speaking engagement in Los Angeles on Monday caused considerable irritation for LA commuters:
We have one word for you, Mr. President, the next time you want to sweep into Los Angeles Read More
Some guys just really like their Brooklyn Smoked Dunkel.
A line of roughly 15 men had gathered outside the Blind Tiger in Greenwich Village at 4:01 p.m. on Thursday, when the renowned beer-lover’s mecca finally reopened its doors–this time, with actual beer.
“People have been waiting for, like, a year for Read More
SHALINI: I received an email informing me that I was a JUNEBUG WEDDINGS CONTEST WINNER ($500 gift certificate to Tulip, one of my favorite Seattle boutiques). This made up for my car getting towed last week and the $230 ticket/towing fee. It doesn’t stop there. Junebug has another great contest on their website this month: Read More
The Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill Courier checks the nabe’s barometer after the recent closings of several mom-and-pop stores, which were then turned into a Dunkin’ Donuts and other neighborhood-unspecific commercial ventures.
Words of wisdom: “Every dollar you spend at Starbucks goes to Seattle …. ”
But with some spaces commanding $16,000 a month Read More
Zillow is here.
From what we hear, the pressure-cooker environment in which the launch was being anticipated–and in many cases beaten to the market by prospective competitors–had a lot to do with the sudden launch, initially scheduled loosely for the Spring or thought to be on hold till the Summer. Read More
Elizabeth Dziadik and Brett Kiefer
Met: June 1999
Engaged: Aug. 28, 2005
Projected Wedding Date: Oct. 21, 2006
Elizabeth Dziadik, 28, a sleek brunette resident in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, plans to marry Brett Kiefer, also 28, a boyish developer at Fog Creek Software, at the Union Theological Seminary on Read More
Forbes‘ Sara Clemence trudges through economic data to weave together this year’s list of the 10 Most Overpriced Places in the U.S. Once again, New York gets beat out by Seattle (a city that’s famous for World’s Fair relics, Kurt Cobains-in-training journaling on the Vashon Island ferry , excellent coffee, and a wacky Read More
I know it seems like a late start, but I was 22 my first time. Like many women in New York, I lost it in the back of a cab. Unlike many-I got it back the next day.
A man showed up at the address printed on my first business card and asked the receptionist Read More
We were hoping to get the Long Island City Councilman‘s opinion on a subject of pressing interest, but instead we spoke to Lloyd of Delta Airlines:
“Whoever owns this phone left it on the plane,” he told us, from Seattle. Read More