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

Hey, did you read:

• This collection of incidents reported to police on Saint Patrick’s Day in Wrigleyville? Tony Adler

• About how Germany plans to memorialize the centenary of World War I (or not)? Aimee Levitt

• That a “sore-loser law” in the Illinois Election Code could keep Chicago antiviolence activist Tio Hardiman from being a write-in candidate for governor? Jake Malooley

• About BuzzFeed’s decision to hire a film critic? (“We’ll certainly look at how to utilize visually-driven formats with criticism-based stories, but simply adding GIFs to a review is not a goal here.”) Drew Hunt

• Russian opposition politician Alexey A. Navalny writing from house arrest on “How to Punish Putin“? —John Dunlevy

• About the Japanese-themed hotel and restaurant co-owned by Robert De Niro that is coming to the West Loop in 2016? Brianna Wellen