Category: Local News

Author Amanda Mininger on Coming Back to Writing — Discover

“I don’t recognize the words anymore. Who was I back then?” via Author Amanda Mininger on Coming Back to Writing — Discover

Computer Blues — Joy of Eryka

After Prince died last year, I was determined to start writing again. But every time I sat down at my laptop, I couldn’t manage more than a few sentences before having a panic attack. I judged my writing not merely imperfect, but a condemnation of what I’d done with my life. I was determined though, […] via Computer Blues — Joy of Eryka

Fats Domino’s Secret to Writing Great Songs: ‘Bein’ Lucky’ — Longreads

Fats Domino passed away on Oct. 25 at the age of 89. via Fats Domino’s Secret to Writing Great Songs: ‘Bein’ Lucky’ — Longreads

StoNur on the Road – Georgia Aquarium — Streets of Nuremberg

What better place to cool off from a hot summer day than in the cool Ocean Waters of Atlanta’s Georgia Aquarium. via StoNur on the Road – Georgia Aquarium — Streets of Nuremberg

A Disease Identity Crisis — Jamison Writes

Now that there is finally some scientific answers coming our way, we might actually have the luxury of not using each other as guinea pigs. But we may also be faced with being separated by the very answers we have sought for such an incredibly long time. And, regardless of its impact on our relationships, we may be more different than we originally thought. via … Read More A Disease Identity Crisis — Jamison Writes

Five Houstonians, Five Days in a Flood Zone — Longreads

A team of journalists from Houston, walking us through the events of August 25th through the 31st, need no editorial flourishes to drive home the fear, confusion, and destruction. via Five Houstonians, Five Days in a Flood Zone — Longreads

Dogs Displaced By Harvey Brought To Local Shelters — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A local effort was underway Monday evening to help some of the animals displaced by Harvey. 41 animals from Houston were relocated to the Tri-State Area. 20 shelter dogs arrived at the ASPCA adoption center on the Upper East Side, while the other 21 were brought to the Connecticut Humane Society… via Dogs Displaced By Harvey Brought To Local Shelters — … Read More Dogs Displaced By Harvey Brought To Local Shelters — CBS New York

2 People Shocked, Hundreds Without Power In Dyker Heights — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people have suffered electric shock and hundreds are without power in Brooklyn. It happened around 4:40 a.m. Tuesday at 83rd Street between 10th and 11th avenues in Dyker Heights. The two people were coming out of a home when they were shocked, CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reported. FDNY officials are speculating… via 2 People Shocked, Hundreds Without Power In Dyker Heights … Read More 2 People Shocked, Hundreds Without Power In Dyker Heights — CBS New York

Five Writers on What It Means to Be a Friend — Discover

Five stories and perspectives on friendship. via Five Writers on What It Means to Be a Friend — Discover

Thrill-Seeking Couple Renews Vows On Roller Coaster — CBS New York

WEST MIFFLIN, Penn. (1010 WINS) – After 10 years of marriage, a thrill-seeking couple decided to renew their wedding vows on a roller coaster. But it wasn’t just any coaster. For Brian and Pam Kanai, it was a return to the ride where they were first married a decade earlier. Pam told 1010 WINS, “We figured… via Thrill-Seeking Couple Renews Vows On Roller Coaster — … Read More Thrill-Seeking Couple Renews Vows On Roller Coaster — CBS New York

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Dreaming of Tech Support… — See, there’s this thing called biology…

Just once, I’d like to phone them up and hear, “Lady, we have no flippin clue what is wrong with your TV and internet. Cue the Twilight Zone music, because what you are describing isn’t even possible. Could you be living in a vortex or something? Have you considered just praying over your internet connection?” […] via Dreaming of Tech Support… — See, there’s this … Read More Dreaming of Tech Support… — See, there’s this thing called biology…