Lee A. Mullikin

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THE BRAND OF TOILET PAPER YOU SHOULD NEVER USE.

I spend a lot of time in grocery stores. They’re my leisure activity. I love a good grocery store like a University student loves a good kegger. Let …

St. Louis is one of the 10 most affordable places to live in the U.S.

Mississippi River (File photo)<p>×<p>St. Louis is one of the 10 most affordable places to live in the U.S.<p>Mississippi River (File photo)<p>ST. LOUIS, MO …

Shake Shack Is Coming to St. Louis

click to enlarge<p>“When Shake Shack opened up a block from my house,” says chef, traveler and TV host Anthony Bourdain, “I dropped to my knees and wept …

Keep the Library, Lose the Books

A new survey finds a growing number of people think libraries should swap out print for pixels.<p>Americans love libraries. No, wait, scratch that. Americans love the <i>idea</i> that they love libraries. A new Pew survey published Tuesday finds that while people report feeling strongly about the importance …

This cozy little pumpkin library is getting a lot of attention

A tiny Truro library nestled inside of a pumpkin has caught the eyes of book lovers around the world.<p>The Truro Public Library posted photos of its …

N.Y. Public Library to Host a Reading Recommendation Booth

The New York Public Library has installed “The Librarian Is In” booth at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The librarians at this booth will …

This E-Reader App Gives You Instant Access to Your Public Library's Collection

Aldiko also offers quick downloads of thousands of books in the public domain.<p>One of Android's most popular apps has finally become available for iPhone users. Called Aldiko, the e-reading app not only provides a comfortable phone-reading experience, but provides access to thousands of public …

These Public Comments Saved a Library’s Tor Server From a Government Shutdown

Emails obtained by Motherboard show that off-the-books support from an FBI agent and dozens of supportive comments from regular people empowered a public library to keep its Tor node running.<p>In August, the Department of Homeland Security pressured a public library in the small town of Lebanon, New …

The Secret Life of a Public Library Security Guard

Marko Petrovich is a security guard at the public library in Portland, Maine. How you see his job depends on how you use the library. While he stays …

Why don’t public libraries deliver?

By David Post<p>David Post<p>Email Bio<p>[Updated 2-9-16, at end]<p>Over the past few months, I’ve become something of a devotee of the D.C. Public Library system. It’s pretty terrific. Their online interface (at dclibrary.org) is outstanding, and it takes all of 30 seconds or so to find out if there are any …

Libraries

We can't lose public libraries – they're as crucial for students as ever

While public libraries may seem outdated to some in the age of Google search, they remain a vital place for poorer students to work in peace<p>The 6 February is National Libraries Day, instigated in 2012 by campaigners hoping to avoid further library closures, and to celebrate these temples of …

The Library Card

This article appears in the March print edition alongside the cover story, “Can America Put Itself Back Together?”—a summation of James and Deb Fallows’s 54,000-mile journey around America in a single-engine plane. More dispatches from their ongoing reporting trip can be found here.<p>As we traveled …

New York Public Library Team Creates an Interactive Map of Fictional Romances

Do you plan on celebrating Valentine’s Day this weekend?<p>The New York Public Library team created a map of fictional romances set in New York City. …

50 winter comfort foods to help you beat the cold weather blues

When the temperature drops, it's time to head to the kitchen to make a hearty, warming meal. From gooey baked pastas to meaty stews and chilies, here are 50 winter comfort food recipes to try.