Mindy Lucas

Queen Anne's Revenge closes; Jay Z loses the hyphen; and Delaware's most athletic criminal

Jay Z has dropped the hyphen from his name, citing creative differences. The rappers says he wishes the hyphen all the best in its future endeavors.

Linking to this Washington Post review of Disney's new "Teen Beach Movie" mostly because of the headline

The Emmy nominations were announced yesterday and, naturally, TV critics are coming out with their lists of notable Emmy snubs.

Bon Appetit's Andrew Knowlton has a list of four essential Summer treats, including corn dogs. 

How to properly complain in a restaurant

The Neighborhood Dining Group (see: Husk and McCrady's) is shuttering Queen Anne's Revenge, its pirate-themed restaurant on Daniel Island, according to Charleston City Paper. 

How big is the world's biggest beer garden? It seats 8,000 people

You can be an extra on CBS' "Reckless," which is shooting in Charleston.

The San Francisco Chronicle confirmed last night that one of the three people killed in the crash of flight Asiana Airlines Flight 214 died after being run over by "one or more fire trucks." Just awful.

A pipe filled with marijuana was found in the Kids' meal of a Michigan toddler, police there say. 

A man in Delaware leads police on a high-speed chase, then steals a bike, pedaled it to a nearby shopping mall then swam across a nearby bay. It's unclear whether the man was actually attempting to evade arrest or just training for the Ironman. 

A post media critic Jim Romenesko says is proof that it's time to pull the Patch on hyper-local news site, Patch, once and for all.

Esquire asks an ex-CIA officer for tips on how to spot a liar

Is your cell phone making you fat?

It's a good thing Twinkies are back otherwise Food Beast wouldn't have been able to make this pretty adorable "Despicable Me"-inspired cupcakes.

The folks from NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series Instagram'd some awesome moments from a show by New Jersey rockers The Front Bottoms last night.