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Even Harper Lee’s Ghost Hates Donald Trump’s Casino

You know your business design is tacky when it causes the ghost of a literary icon to rise from beyond the grave in order to give you a bad Yelp review.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Former Inmates Are Reviewing Jails and Prisons On Yelp And Some Of Them Seem Legit

At first, writing a Yelp review for a jail or prison seems like writing a review for McDonald’s — no one is doing much digging to find out if it’s…

Lauren Vinopal |

‘Bar Roulette’ App Sends You To A Top Rated Surprise Bar In Your Nabe

Ever have the urge to be magically transported to a mystery drinking establishment so that you can feel like you’re waking up from a blackout but like, in reverse? Well…

Katrin Higher |

People Horrified By The Death Of Cecil The Lion Are Leaving Scathing Yelp Reviews For Hunter’s Dental Practice

Yesterday, I wrote about the death of Cecil, Zimbabwe’s most famous lion, who was killed earlier this month after being lured off protected land and then shot with a bow…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Dating Don’ts: Yelp Reviews For 5 Popular, Online Dating Sites

Choosing a restaurant to eat at is an easy, fun task. Say there’s a new Chinese-Cuban-Indonesian fusion place that opened up on your block. Maybe you want to go there…

Megan Reynolds |

RIP Society: Yelp Reviewers Sue Because They Are “Unpaid Writers”

Plenty of people write Internet comments, especially if they found a dead fly in their guacamole. But some Yelp reviewers want payment for their “writing,” which they claim is integral…

Claire Hannum |

Yes, There’s A Yelp Review For That: 6 NYC Jail Reviews

Going to jail is (usually) not funny. But writing a Yelp review about going to jail? That’s hilarious. Randomly, I came across a Yelp listing for NYC’s Central Booking, which…

Julie Gerstein |

Yelp Helps Hungry Hipsters Find Places To Dine

I’m glad that Yelp has finally recognized the hipsters as a category of people that need to eat. Now you can find out if a restaurant or bar is known…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |