SAN FRANCISCO was one of several cities dubbed the “Paris of the West” in the early 20th century. The description was inspired by the charms of the Tenderloin district, an area that bustled with commerce and high culture after it avoided the worst of the 1906 earthquake that levelled three-quarters of the city. Show More Summary
8-bit designs may have been a technological necessity back in the day, but now they have a nostalgic charm. This 8-bit landscape, by reddit user Esrahaddon, can actually animate a retro city on your home screen when set up properly. Read more...
Odessa, the pearl of the Black Sea, is one of the most charming port cities you can imagine, the centre of the city mainly 19th-century Italian and French architecture. Like… Continue reading The post Conspiracies, hookers and bombs – welcome to the Odessa Film Festival appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The uniqueness of Canada?s Québec Province?with its old world charm and new world creativity?is only topped by its renowned cuisine. While many people may have visited quaint Québec City, the culinary culture truly begins in the bucolic ?Eastern Townsh... via JustLuxe.com
After the world premiere of Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation in Vienna, it was off to London for film star Tom Cruise. The 53 year-old actor touched down in the English city for a screening of the movie at BFI IMAX. Hitting the red carpet,...Show More Summary
Gamers were blown away by Patrick Jean’s 2010 Youtube hit, Pixels. The short, depicting a New York City overrun by classic video game characters, combined jaw-dropping visual effects with effortless charm. So when we heard that it was being adapted into a Hollywood feature film, we were cautiously optimistic. Show More Summary
Back in May, the New York Times Style Section ran a story about the rush of creative class New Yorkers abandoning the city for the low rents and other charms of Los Angeles. A lot of the piece focused...
Ant-Man star Paul Rudd stepped out in New York City for the series premiere of Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Keeping with a patriotic theme, Rudd charmed as usual in a dapper suiting number. This time around, the star wore a navy two-button suit with a deep red tie. Show More Summary
"Peace is more than the absence of war," Prince sings in "Baltimore," the protest song he released following the death of Charm City citizen Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody. A new lyric video for the song, which the track's singer Eryn Allen Kane released, plays up people's...
The Purple One's tribute to the Charm City gets a heartfelt lyric video.
New York Times writer Tim Kreider may not live in Baltimore, but he sure knows how to get its goad. In a recent Sunday Review section, the writer waxed nostalgic about time spent slumming in Charm City a decade ago. Part memoir, part...Show More Summary
Greetings from Charm City, hon. The air is thicker than crab bisque. The grass-over-artificial-turf looks better than most venues that install temporary sod. The Americans are looking to mimic their female counterparts and break out of first-round sluggishness with a elimination-stage surge. The Cubans? They would like to keep their roster intact by kickoff. (Five […]
Photography by John Painz David Crabb has returned to New York City with his critically acclaimed solo show Bad Kid, about growing up gay and goth in the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. With dexterous charm and humor, he quips: “IfShow More Summary
The rain may have stopped, but the city remains a moist wonderland, the once barren, craggy landscape transformed into a still-gushing water world. [ more › ]
FAO Schwarz will officially close the doors of its flagship Fifth Avenue toy store in New York City on Wednesday night to the dismay of shoppers charmed by the famous destination for childhood fun. The store, which has been the face of FAO Schwarz since 1986, is moving from its location on fashionable Fifth Avenue due to rising rent. Show More Summary
From the looks of it, this mansion in New York City's Staten Island borough is perfectly respectable; charming, even, with its mansard slate roof, big front porch, and New York Harbor views. So it seems dubious that the six-bedroom....
There are plenty of reasons for that belly fat of yours—but who knew noisy roads could be one of them? One of the many reasons people move to the city is for its charming combination of constant activity, weird smells, and crabby drivers. Show More Summary
The Herman Teirlinch mixed-use building will be constructed on one of the city’s last large-scale development locations at Thurn and Taxis, an area easily accessible by public transportation and characterized by historic charm. Neutelings Riedijk a to
Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh is currently enjoying the highly Parisian charms of the City of Light. I mean, you gotta stop at McDonald’s when you’re in Paris, right? Because “Pulp Fiction” and all. Le Big Mac and Royal with Cheese please. pic.twitter.com/BKLGQgbSwS — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) July 13, 2015 And then there are these shots. […]
As much as everyone loves to insult the Ohio transplant with big city dreams, even the most jaded New Yorker can't resist some midwestern charms, especially when they come in the form of dessert. Because we love ice cream, GothamistShow More Summary