Sam Smith

  • Restaurants

    August 15, 2007

    Surly Nation

    Need a drink? Yeah, It's been that kind of month. So how about a local surly ale?

  • Restaurants

    August 8, 2007

    Roast Excellent

    Restaurant Alma's new kid brother, Rotisserie Brasa, turns local farm products into dine-in or takeout delights

  • News

    April 5, 2006

    Wolf at the Door

    Sooner or later, Kevin Garnett will leave Minnesota without a championship

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2006

    The Three-Pointer: Back to Back Vics At Last

    1. Return of the 6-11 superstar. 2. Davis gets the minutes. 3. An Eddie Griffin sighting.

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2006

    The Three-Pointer: Squeaking by in NYC

    1.Two for the money 2. Sooner or later... 3. Slow train comin'

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2005

    Telegraph of Calcutta: US officials say they'll invade Iran

    Top-ranking Americans have told equally top-ranking Indians in recent weeks that the US has plans to invade Iran before Bush's term ends. In 2002, a year before the US invaded Iraq, high-ranking Americans had similarly shared their definitive vision of a post-Saddam Iraq, making it clear that they w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2005

    Out to the ballgame

    Sam Smith at Undernews led us to a Philadelphia Inquirer story about going to a baseball game where a culture war broke out. For the past three years, the Phillies have sponsored Gay Day at Citizens Bank Park, this year featuring the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus performing the National Anthem and C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2005
  • Blogs

    July 7, 2005
  • Blogs

    June 15, 2005

    43 speaks

    An occasional Blotter feature "One of the main jobs we have here in Washington is to protect our country. You see, not only did the attacks help accelerate a recession, the attacks reminded us that we are at war." June 8, 2005 (via Sam Smith's Undernews) "It's important for people to know that I a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2005

    Your tax cuts at work

    Meet Bootfinder--a revenue-capturing machine... Over at Undernews, Sam Smith has a round-up of items about a new police scanning device, Bootfinder, that lets financially strapped cities and states capture more revenue by spotting parking-ticket scofflaws and tax delinquents driving down the street ... More >>

  • Sports

    January 12, 2005

    An Emergency Prescription

    One proposal for turning around the Wolves season

  • Feature

    December 18, 1996