Welcome to Big Time Small-Time Dicks, a regular column on The Slot that explores local politicians, small-town scandals, and everything else making life miserable on a local level. Know a small-time person who is a big time dick we should feature? Email us. Read more...
Ben Carson has his work cut out for him as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Stephen Colbert thinks after Carson joined President Donald Trump on stage hours earlier at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Trump’s...Show More Summary
American Urban Radio Networks reporter April Ryan asked a particularly odd question of White House press secretary Sean Spicer following President Donald Trump‘s visit to the African-American History Museum Tuesday that I wanted to flag: [Emphasis added] RYAN: What did the president gain from his tour today? You talked about where he visited, the exhibits that […]
Earlier today, President Trump went on a field trip to explore the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture with his best black friend, Department of Housing and Urban Development head Ben Carson. We know this because...
President Trump toured the National Museum of African American History and Culture for the first time on Tuesday morning, with Housing and Urban Development nominee Ben Carson and daughter Ivanka Trump at his side. The museum openedShow More Summary
Yesterday I passed on the news of activities next week at the Paul Revere House, which is now a historic museum.But well before that building became a museum in the early 1900s, Paul Revere himself made it into a spectacle. That was on 5 March 1771, the first anniversary of the Boston Massacre. Show More Summary
The nondescript, office park-looking building which houses the Museum of Socialist Art perfectly fits the subject matter of its collection. The building is drab, utilitarian, and situated in a shabby neighborhood. But this surrounding...Show More Summary
In 2013, Bill Whitaker of CBS This Morning visited George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch, a vast property in Marin County with a 300-seat theater and a man-made lake. The massive main house, built in the 1980s, looks Victorian, and the ranch has its own functioning fire station — helpful, maybe, to pacify...
WEST LOOP - Another Loop building is getting a makeover, as the old Museum of Holography will become the Publishing House Bed & Breakfast. The B&B should open this summer, per its website, and DNA Info reports that Press Room wine bar will take over the basement. Press Room's proprietor, George...
Fifteen mixologists compete in a barroom battle stiffer than a straight shot when the High Museum of Art swizzles its first Highball on Saturday, Feb. 18. Jose Pereiro of Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar, Greta Buccellato of 5Church Atlanta...Show More Summary
Unique museum houses a collection of donated mementos and cautionary tales about good love gone bad.
The house that the Yankees’ Iron Horse bought in 1927 and refurbished — and that was foreclosed on in 1937 — is for sale but needs work again. Some hope it will be preserved and even turned into a museum.
Built in 1954 From a spot on a hill in Montecito Heights, this two-bedroom house boasts serene views of the surrounding hills, and, in the distance, the Southwest Museum and the Griffith Observatory. With its hillside perch, and mixShow More Summary
Taking a scenic stroll to the Pope?s Summer residence, viewing Rome from the Colosseum?s upper rings, visiting Vatican Museum?s many secret rooms, preparing seasonal dishes from a Roman farm house?Even in Rome, one of the world?s oldest touristic cities, there are still genuine experiences known to only a few. Show More Summary
Last year the government of the town where the museum (in the composer's former house) is located forbade France-TV to film there; last month a local official called the police on Charles Dutoit and Martha Argerich while they were visiting; last week the custodian, on the job for 30 years, was fired; there are concerns […]
The Picture Gallery at the Foundling Museum - photo Dan Weill The Foundling Museum houses a sequence of elaborate interiors originally from the 18th century Foundling Hospital. As well as being able to admire these with the fine contemporary...Show More Summary
In Stockholm, Sweden, one of the most prominent attractions is the Vasa Museum, which houses a warship built and sunk in 1628 and rescued from the sea, still intact, in the 20th century. The Vasa has been the only warship preserved from...Show More Summary
The museum houses more than 9500 pieces of Islamic art from all over the Islamic world. One professor of Islamic art history: "'I think the reopening of the museum is extremely important because there's been so much negative propaganda' about Islam, she says. 'I think it will show people that this was one of the […]
The charming, eclectic museum in the French composer’s house at Montfort-l’Amaury has been abruptly closed and its future is in doubt. An eccentric little house called Le Belvédère – shaped like a narrowboat and perched on the edge of...Show More Summary
Name: Christian Location: Museum District — Houston, Texas I live in a rented town home in the museum district that I share with two college friends and my dog, Adelaide. The townhouse is about 2,200 square feet and the exterior is what...Show More Summary