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Tuesday Notes: Delivery Fees, US Open Style, Temple University and more

Tuesday Notes: Delivery Fees, US Open Style, Temple University and more

Who Should Eat the Cost of Pricier Delivery Menus?

Persuading establishments to rethink higher delivery prices is proving challenging for the food-delivery app.

Who Should Eat the Cost of Pricier Delivery Menus?
Persuading establishments to rethink higher delivery prices is proving challenging for the food-delivery app.

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The price of food is shameful, man. Any normal meal you choose on UberEats and Grubhub is averaging $30+ at least, and that’s without a tip. Shit is wickedness.

Source: Cory Townes on X

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The U.S. Open Makes Its Case for Most Stylish Major

The tourney in Flushing makes a strong case for the most stylish major.

The Best Street Style at the U.S. Open
The tourney in Flushing makes a strong case for most stylish major.

Why Liverpool can't resist Saudi interest in Salah forever

Mo Salah has consistently been among the best players in the Premier League and the Liverpool squad for years. So, how should the club handle stunning bits from the Saudi Pro League?

Why Liverpool might eventually have to move on from Salah and accept Saudi offer
Bids from the Saudi Pro League aren’t going to stop, even though Liverpool keep saying “no” to any offer for Mohamed Salah. So how might this all play out, and what should Liverpool do?

Airbnb’s Sidelined in NYC. That Probably Won’t Stop Illegal Short-Term Rentals.

Airbnb’s Sidelined in NYC. That Probably Won’t Stop Illegal Short-Term Rentals.
A new registration law that goes into effect Tuesday targets major online platforms, but listings are already proliferating elsewhere, challenging the city’s understaffed enforcement agency.

How Much Turmoil Can Temple University Take?

How Much Turmoil Can Temple University Take?
The city’s only four-year public university has spent the past decade stumbling from one crisis to the next. Getting Temple on the right path is crucial to the city’s future.

Zadie Smith on the problem of the good white woman

Zadie Smith on the problem of the good white woman
The Fraud, a Victorian novel for the post-Trump era, is elegant, flawed, and sharp as a knife.

Racist Policies, Racist Attack: Jacksonville Deplores Lack of Black History Education

White supremacist attack in Jacksonville, Florida, fueled by politics, ignorance of Black history
The community must teach its history, some say, but Florida’s policies tie their hands.

Weight-Loss Drugs Ozempic and Wegovy Can Also Protect the Heart

Weight-Loss Drugs Ozempic and Wegovy Can Also Protect the Heart
A new study shows that semaglutide reduces heart failure symptoms like fatigue and swelling by bringing down body weight.

‘Jollof Wars’ highlight how the West African dish brings the diaspora together

‘Jollof Wars’ highlight how the West African dish brings the diaspora together
On a Saturday afternoon in August, people flooded the Promontory, an event venue in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, to celebrate the Jollof Festival, ahead of…

Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Perform “America Has a Problem” Live for the First Time: Watch

Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Perform “America Has a Problem” Live for the First Time
The singer celebrated her 42nd birthday with a Renaissance show that also included a guest appearance from Diana Ross

Diddy returns the publishing rights to Bad Boy artists including Notorious B.I.G., Mase, and Faith Evans

Diddy returns the publishing rights to Bad Boy artists including Notorious B.I.G., Mase, and Faith Evans
Bad Boy artists including the estate of Notorious B.I.G., Mase, The Lox, 112, and Faith Evans have been handed back their publishing rights by label owner and founder Diddy.

The Perelman Performing Arts Center Is About to Open—A Beacon for Downtown New York

The Perelman Performing Arts Center Is About to Open—A Beacon for Downtown New York
The last public building erected as part of the original master redevelopment plan for the World Trade Center site, it has been two decades in the making.

PLEASURES x Sonic Youth Lookbook

PLEASURES x Sonic Youth Lookbook - size? blog
PLEASURES pay homage to one of the most influential and experimental rock bands to emerge from the American underground - Sonic Youth. Pioneers of

Ron DeSantis Was Always Doomed To Fail

Ron DeSantis Was Always Doomed To Fail
So how did he get here? The finale of The Art of Losing: A Ron DeSantis Story

Sneaker Headlines

ASICS GEL-Lyte III “Purple/Mint” 1203A277-101 | SneakerNews.com
Since 1991, the ASICS GEL-Lyte III has played an important role in the company’s lineup of products. Over the decades, the silhouette has taken on compelling style after compelling style, both through collaborations and solo efforts. Recently, the Shigeyuki Mitsui-designed silhouette emerged with fr…
Nike Dunk Low WMNS “Red Stardust” FQ8876-618 | Nice Kicks
Nike Dunk Low WMNS “Red Stardust” is anchored in a smooth white leather base. The titular hues arrives on the leather overlays. Head to Nice Kicks for more.
New Balance 550 “Mushroom” BB550PHA | Nice Kicks
New Balance 550 “Mushroom” boasts a full brown hairy suede and mesh base as well as mesh tongues. Head to Nice Kicks for more.
Powerpuff Girls x Nike SB Dunk Low “Bubbles” FZ8320-400 | SneakerNews.com
For the better part of 2022, the sneaker ecosystem waited patiently for news regarding a potential Powerpuff Girl collaboration. After the previewed appearance of both Blossom and Buttercup, the Powerpuff girls have since made their way toward the SB Dunk Low in full after images of Bubble’s pair re…

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Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

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adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

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