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

Hey, did you read:

• That, for now, the Supreme Court has decided not to hear challenges to rulings allowing same-sex marriage? Mick Dumke

• That Rahm expects the Great Chicago Fire Festival to become an annual Chicago event even though it fizzled on Saturday night? Tony Adler

• About the “Requiem for Mike Brown” protest at the Saint Louis Symphony on Saturday night? Aimee Levitt

• About the beacons installed in 500 New York City phone booths to track smartphone usage? Brianna Wellen

• This essay about Greg Maddux and the author’s friend who idolized him? Aimee Levitt

• That David Lynch’s TV series Twin Peaks returns in 2016? Drew Hunt

• That a new London bar just added a pig’s blood cocktail to its menu—and its recipe is blatantly similar to Nandini Khaund’s original pig’s blood creation for the Reader‘s Cocktail Challenge? Andrea Bauer