An Octubafest

Burger Battle! Five Guys Burgers and Fries is opening nearby Mel’s. According to Zagat, Five Guys bested In-and-Out for favorite fast food. Decisions, Decisions… (CityBiz)

Pop-country princess Taylor Swift drops her new confessional album today. Team Tay Tay! (MTV)

Yesterday, the Times devoted its Metropolitan section to the Subway system: picturespoodles and profiling. Apparently you can spot a Columbia student by her American Apparel garb (NYTimes).

Harvey Phillips, a “titan of tuba” responsible for Octubafests and Tuba Christmas extravaganzas, died (NYTimes).

Way back when, on October 25th, Lord Cardigan led the fatal Charge of the Light Brigade in the Crimean War (History Channel).

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