Metrobloggers: A collection of city-specific blogs.
Making Light: I don't read this New York-based blog often enough. Eclectic; often amusing and insightful. Some good Hurricane Katrina coverage.
Global Voices Weblog: Making the world smaller by connecting us to each other. Pick any country and browse; you'll find as many blogs to follow as you have time.
Arse Poetica: Thoughtful. Striking photos. Political. BlogHer.
NEGROPhile: Link blog with commentary on all things African-American. Intelligent. Almost always interesting.