City Tells Man He Can Build Tomato Garden, Then Decides It's Against The Law

City Tells Man He Can Build Tomato Garden, Then Decides It's Against The Law

A Massachusetts man says that when he decided to build a large tomato-growing structure in his front yard, he checked with the city who said it was going to be fine. Then as soon as the hanging garden went up, the city said it had to come down. [More]

Libertyville, IL, Thinks Your Tattoos Lack Moral Fiber

Libertyville, IL, Thinks Your Tattoos Lack Moral Fiber

The village board of Libertyville, IL, hears about tattoo parlors and apparently envisions seedy, run-down places that stay open all hours of the night to service beer-swigging bikers and their leather-clad lady friends. And in order to keep this stereotype from being shattered, they recently changed their zoning laws to smash one businessman’s dream. [More]

Barbecue Restaurant Mannequin May Need A New Career

Barbecue Restaurant Mannequin May Need A New Career

Modeling is a tough business, but the career of Barbe Q, restaurant spokesmodel, may end prematurely. She’s up against not Tyra Banks, but the Reading, Ohio city review board.

After Losing On Zoning, Walmart Astrotufs Town With Petitions

After Losing On Zoning, Walmart Astrotufs Town With Petitions

On October 3rd, Long Beach California passed an ordinance banning large-scale retail super-stores. SuperTargets and Walmarts are no longer allowed.