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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That voters in both Oregon and Alaska will decide this November whether to legalize recreational marijuana sales and use? Mick Dumke

• About how Chicago’s infrastructure is unequipped to handle climate change? Aimee Levitt

• About an online community of local vigilantes who are going after bicycle thieves? Tal Rosenberg

• About how tenants of the Milshire Hotel in Logan Square are using a severe infestation of bedbugs as a way of fighting off eviction? Kevin Warwick

• About the boy in Mumbai who had 232 teeth removed (that number is not a typo)? Ben Sachs

• About the demise of the pen? Brianna Wellen

• That David Lynch isn’t making a movie any time soon? (He probably wants to focus on his women’s fitness apparel line.) Drew Hunt

• That Chicago improv icons TJ Jagodowski and Dave Pasquesi are opening their own theater, the Mission, in the new iO complex? Tony Adler

• This school progress report of the Brontë sisters? Lucy Wang