The neighborhood North of Massachusetts Avenue, NoMa, has grown from acres of empty lots to 20,000 residents within the last decade. Millions of square feet of development is still planned. Yet, the area is not served by the Circulator bus, despite the high demand for more efficient public transportation. That could change soon.
On Friday, ESPN announced that Grantland, a sports and pop culture website created by Bill Simmons, would stop publication. The announcement came nine days after ESPN announced that the company would be laying off 300 employees.
Halloween is finally here, and what better way to spend the spookiest day of the year than with some Netflix and candy? Sadly, some of the classic childhood favorites aren’t on Netflix. I’m looking at you, “Hocus Pocus” and “Halloweentown.” But, this assorted list includes horror, absurdity, drama and classics, so there is an option for everyone.
Season six of The Walking Dead premiered Oct. 11 and brought an unusual plot twist. This week’s episode rotated between flashbacks and the present day. The episode begins with a flashback of Rick leading a gauntlet-style training exercise with the citizens of Alexandria, using an old quarry that has filled with thousands of walkers over time. Rick ultimately reveals that he wants to draw the enormous herd of zombies away from Alexandria by baiting them with car horns and Daryl’s loud motorcycle.
A history theme is the name of the game this week. I have always been a history nerd, and could never understand how some people don’t find it interesting: it is all stories of intrigue, love, violence, sex, friendship, loyalty, drama, and betrayal. But though history classes may not be everyone’s cup of tea, historical (fiction and nonfiction) shows and movies are worth a look. To give you all a little taste of the great period shows and films on Netflix, I have picked a few of my favorites.