Elsewhere in the Ist-a-verse
By Rachelle Bowden in News on Aug 27, 2006 10:11PM
If it weren't for our life as an -ist, we're not sure we'd ever leave our apartment. Fortunately, to fully -ist, one must seek out the new, the fresh, and the unknown. Brand new, or just new to us, that's what we're all about this week.
Gothamist attends a city meeting to debate the new Atlantic Yards development project, interviews two guys attempting to set a new subway endurance record, and tries some appealing alternatives to Sauvignon Blanc.
Austinist reports that Emo's, Austin's beloved rock club, is opening a new branch in Las Vegas, welcomes a new columnist, NPR's Laurie Gallardo, and tells us the tale of the man who wanted a new TV, but didn't want to pay for it.
Seattlest rounds out our parade of the new info and fresh experiences with a god-fearin' story so old it's new again. They also unveil a new eBay scam, and try taking the train from Seattle to Portland.
Links compiled by SFist Eve "I don't like it unless it's (brand new)" Batey