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If "gentrification is driving poverty," are hipster consumers pushing the gas pedal?

Class War has a message but perhaps their example is flawed

Attack on Cereal Killer Cafe nothing to fret.

Felony on your record? No problem!

Follow hipsters to where your neck tattoos (or criminal past) don't matter

Dear Hipster: I’m a U.S. citizen who has a felony on my record and a bachelor’s degree on my résumé. I am afraid to get a job or need help with job placement, but I ...

Passionate energy just this side of anarchy at San Diego Museum of Art

Coney Island was designed to overcome

Coney Island: Visions of the American Dreamland, 1861–2008 is a game, splashy exhibition.

Usernames are a vestigial organ

Online you can be anyone, so just be yourself

Dear Hipster: I want to get Instagram on my phone, but I am not so good at naming things, and I can’t bring myself to install the app till I have a good username in ...

It is now practical to get rid of the VCR

Vinyl has a certain "warmth" but the concept is not transferrable

Dear Hipster: I’m trying to part ways with some of the old things around the house that I don’t use, including a substantial collection of movies on VHS. I’ve got about 300 titles, mostly from ...

From eternal death to eternal life

We are in the last of the last days, says Pastor DuVal

We who live in America — our blessings get in the way.

Online arguments are not meant to be won

Never go full Debbie Gibson

Dear Hipster: I belong to a local community organization, relatively small in number, but passionate in spirit. Like any group, ours gets its fair share of agitators from time to time. I like to think ...

Music video number ein

Beethoven's Fifth is the start of a curated approach to classical music videos on the internet

This is the first of a series of curated YouTube videos. As videos are featured they will be added to a playlist here. The first piece to be featured is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Don’t ...

Flying is serious business

Birds might also be stoked about it; wouldn't you be?

Dear Hipster: Do you think birds enjoy flying? I know I would! — Danny (age 10), South Park If we’re anthropomorphizing (ask your parents), I’ll go out on a limb and say that birds regard ...

Can the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport sell enough tickets to San Diego?

Dumping ground

Call it the battle of the high-flying San Diego subsidy. Back in June, the board of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport voted to approve an “incentive package” valued at more than $1.3 million to entice Portland, ...

Healthy motivation to stay on top of your cultural game

Best taken with a grain of smoked artisanal sea salt

The plaid-suit secret police may come for you.

Feast! Best of the rest

Worthy restaurant spots from East County to South Bay

Foodies living close to the city's center are waking up to the fact that there are excellent reasons to drive all over this county. Reader feasters have caught on to worthy spots in East County, ...

Adult man versus video game

Suggestion: self-control

Dear Hipster: I, like many Android users, am obsessed with Fallout Shelter now that the game has made its way beyond the world of iOs. Plants vs. Zombies and Clash of Clans both held me ...

When your location is, like, so retro

Flannel grafting the unsuspecting burgs

Hey Hipster: The dictionary defines “slumming” as, “to visit slums, especially from visit or frequent a place, group, or amusement spot considered to be low in social status.” Technically, this is what moving to ...

Take up the cause of Schmidt

Austria's local hero Franz Schmidt get a rare performance at this year's Proms

The BBC Proms is taking up the cause of Franz Schmidt in a concert on September 10 at London’s Royal Albert Hall. A performance of Schmidt’s Symphony No. 2 will be given by the Vienna ...

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