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04.08.13 Julia Dawidowicz

No one enjoys graphic materials that expose the cruel treatment of factory farm animals. Seeing little piglets crammed into dark, filthy cages on top of their dead, rotting brethren is disturbing, horrible, and makes us sick with guilt. But does that make the animal rights activists who put together these materials “terrorists”? Yes, if several […]

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07.28.09 Will Sherman

After the transportation committee gave it a thumbs-up today, the City Council is expected to pass the Bicycle Access Bill tomorrow. The bill will require commercial buildings to grant bicycle entry to their tenants’ employees, who will no longer have to fear their two-wheelers theft when it’s safely indoors. |Streetsblog| […]

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07.17.09 Will Sherman

A new law takes aim at distracted drivers, banning motorists from text messaging and using other electronic devices, when it goes into effect this November. But unlike the state’s driver cell phone ban, police can only issue the extra $150 fine if a motorist is breaking another law as well, which only diminishes the law’s […]

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