Or, has the city really turned the corner on generations of broken promises to its poor neighborhoods, or is Alvin Brown just looking for votes?
"FURY" DELIVERS GRITTY COMBAT WISDOM Wednesday, October 22
Brad Pitt stars in this worthy, thought-provoking WWII cinematic offering
HARSH REALITY Wednesday, October 22
New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell manages his own fantasy league team by “drafting” NFL players for virtual competitions based on their real-life statistics of the previous weekend. Donnell lamented to New Jersey’s The Record in October that he had benched virtual “Larry Donnell” on his fantasy team the week before because he thought his other tight end (“Vernon Davis”) would do better.
SIGNS OF THE TIMES Wednesday, October 22
“Selfie fever” has begun to sully the sacred Islamic pilgrimages to Mecca, according to scholars who complained to Arab News in September. What for centuries has been a hallowed journey intended to renew the spirit of Islam (that all Muslims are called upon to experience at least once) has come, for some in the so-called “Facebook era,” to resemble a trip to Disneyland, with visitors to the Sacred Mosque texting friends the “evidence” of their piety.
KILLER MILLER IS WILD AT HEART Wednesday, October 22
The Atlantic Beach artist dropped a record that is confounding, weird and wonderful
OBN IIIs TURN SONIC CARNAGE INTO HIGH ART Wednesday, October 22
Along with blunt-force rock and unforgiving attitude, these Texas ragers bring plenty of nuance and ambition to the table
THE DEVIL MAKES THREE RAISE A LITTLE HELL Wednesday, October 22
The Vermont natives return to Northeast Florida with their fiery roots-rock riot
THE NIPPERS SHOOTING VICTIM’S FAMILY IS WAITING FOR ANSWERS Wednesday, October 22
Zach Tipton’s family says “it's like everything has been swept under the rug”
AN INTERVIEW WITH FORENSIC CLEANER BRETT TARLETON Wednesday, October 22
What's it like to clean up bloody crime scenes?
FREE MARISSA ALEXANDER NOW Wednesday, October 22
She’s been punished enough already, and those who want more don’t understand the nature of domestic violence
I CAN'T BELIEVE I VOTED FOR CHARLIE CRIST Wednesday, October 22
Here it is: The world’s most tepid endorsement for Florida governor
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