Since you were probably busy going out and trying all the city's best new restaurants or planning out your summer festival fun, we gathered up all the news you may have missed and made it really easy for you to not sound dumb when talking to your friends at the office beer keg.
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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and is looking forward to kicking back with some bourbon and enjoying the gorgeous weather this weekend. Send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.