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Among friends and exes of the band Childbirth, the hilariously funny, unbelievably mean 2014 single, “I Only Fucked You as a Joke,” was the source of a deep and sudden existential panic. “People took it really personally,” says singer Julia Shapiro. “They were like, ‘Wait, girls do that???'” But for far-away listeners—those not plausibly fucked by the Seattle band’s members as a literal joke—the song fell at the very top-tier of modern punk, and...
Mayor Bill de Blasio is hopping on the executive order train—seemingly the only able to leave the station in an election year. He plans to sign an order today that will broaden the city's living wage law to raise the hourly minimum wage for workers who do not receive benefits, from $11.90 to $13.13. It may not seem like a tremendous hike, but from week to week, $1.23 more an hour is significant. In the...
Starbucks announced that it will test two new types of stores in Seattle and New York, in an aim to boost its cachet in America's coffee capitals. In Seattle, the chain will open a "small-batch reserve roastery" in Capitol Hill, the Williamsburg of the West, and in Manhattan, they'll try out an "express" coffee store, with a limited menu, mobile ordering, and digital payment, NBC News reports. So like Seamless, but for coffee, and...
Brooklyn may already have CitiBike, but the Bike Design Project, a multi-city design competition, has pitted designers in cities across the country against one another to design the ultimate city bike (with a ‘y’). The cities in the running are exactly the ones we’d expect—Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City. (Does anyone bike in LA?) Each team from each city created a fifteen-second video ad for their bike design (as well as...