Lotte Tower looms over the south of Seoul, a 123-story, granite-colored pillar that dwarfs the rest of the skyline. In the shadow of the not-quite-completed skyscraper are businesses that represent the many components of the Lotte corporate empire: a hotel, department store, apartment complex,...
A graduate class at the University of Texas at Austin has put together a new website about the mass shooting at the university, which took place fifty years ago Monday. On August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman, a student and former serviceman,...Show More Summary
Two towers, three hotel brands Courtesy of Lightstone Group As the plan to remake the Convention Center remains undecided (there’s the colorful renovation plan that won a big redesign competition, and there’s the mixed-use redevelopment...Show More Summary
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SAN FRANCISCO — Atop San Francisco’s soaring glass tower at 535 Mission St., dozens of young workers were playing ping pong, guzzling unlimited beer and lining up for snacks on a recent afternoon. A few steps away, a quartet of startup engineers stared into their laptops, slicing and dicing code. Show More Summary
Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those battle-hardened residents who've lived here their whole lives and Know It All. One of these lifers works among us at Gothamist—publisher Jake Dobkin grew up in Park Slope and still resides there. Show More Summary
VideoOur nation’s first campus shooting took place on August 1st, 1966 at the University of Texas at Austin when 25-year old engineering student, Charles Whitman stood atop of the university’s clock tower spraying ammunition from a high-powered rifle at unsuspecting colleagues for over an hour and a half. By the [...]
Rare loft opening inside historic South of Market space Hitting the market next week is a third-floor loft inside the coveted SoMa Clock Tower. Featuring two bedrooms, one and a half baths, and 1,900 square feet, this spacious unit comes...Show More Summary
Tendernob’s esteemed art deco/Gothic structure has an opening Originally opening as a residence for gentleman who needed a pied-a-terre near the onetime men-only clubs (e.g., the Bohemian Club, the Olympic Club, et al.), John C. Hladik’s Crown Towers at 666 Post remains one of the city’s best examples of art deco/Gothic architecture. Show More Summary
Tyler Jacobson/ Wizards of the Coast Dungeons & Dragons has opened the gates to its ivory tower. Earlier this year, the behemoth role-playing game franchise announced the launch of its Dungeon Masters Guild, a platform for players to publish lore, maps, character designs and adventures based on Dungeons & Dragons intellectual property. Show More Summary
It doesn’t have towering canopies or jewel-toned corals, but an enormous region of the eastern Pacific that was long considered a biological wasteland is proving to be anything but. New research reveals that the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ), which is being prospected for deep ocean mining, is teeming with never-before-seen forms of life. Read more...
No contemporary author has seen his work made into more movies and TV shows than Stephen King (and many more, like The Dark Tower, are in the works). The fact that he’s astonishingly prolific is certainly a contributing factor—as is the fact his works, horror and otherwise, tend to feel cinematic even on the page. Show More Summary
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Video tower from my medical office (Photo credit: Lawrence Chu, MD, FACS) I have a friend who is a family physician, and he has made a dramatic change in his practice. He told me of the daily struggles and the extended hours he would spend every day, missing family events and [...]
Visitors to Shanghai can soon experience what it’s like to walk in the sky, after some final security checks. Shanghai’s 88-floor Jin Mao Tower is planning to open an outdoor glass walkway 1,116 feet above ground to the public. The glass walkway extends 197 feet in length but is only 3.9 feet wide. Marketed as the “skywalk” […]
Sony Computer Entertainment has announced the August lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers, and it includes Tricky Towers for PlayStation 4, Yakuza 5 for PlayStation 3, and more. PS Blog: We’re happy to share the free PS4 games for PS Plus members this August! This month we look to satisfy your inner space...
As you contemplate US leadership in this election process, it is essential to check in with the bard: in play after play he asks, what makes for a solid, dependable ruler? Shakespeare's Macbeth, a towering character, shows more flaws and foibles than any tyrant in the public eye; fear and paranoia abound in his psyche. Show More Summary
The Schwartz & Gammell series “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” is perhaps one of the most beloved book franchises in horror history. Yes, “Goosebumps” is more popular and Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” has sold more copies but there is something about the “Scary Stories” books that pulls at the hearts of horror […]
CHeck out a preview of INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #12 from Marvel Comics.
Developers Related Cos. and Oxford Properties Group secured a $1.2 billion loan to finance the construction of a 1,000-foot-tall mixed-use tower at Hudson Yards on the far West Side of... To view the full story, click the title link...