Desperate for a summer splash but don’t want to miss the train home? Take the plunge in London’s latest urban swimming opportunity - an art installation you can swim in, nestled next to King’s Cross. This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Show More Summary
When The Gerhard Wagner Collection of extraordinary tourmalines crosses the block on June 7, 2015, at Heritage Auctions in Dallas, it will be ? for hardcore collectors in the world of Fine Minerals ? as if a vast cave of treasures, carefully cultivated and perfectly kept for decades, is opening for the first time. Show More Summary
"The King and I" crossed the $1 million-a-week mark, while "The Audience" had its best box office total to date.
Charlotte Laws only saw herself as doing what any mother would do when confronted with someone hurting her daughter. But her crusade had an unexpected consequence: The toppling of Hunter Moore’s “revenge porn” empire. Dubbed “the most...Show More Summary
Plans for the refurbishment of three King's Cross gasholders have been released by Wilkinson Eyre Architects. The Siamese Triplet gasholders, named for their interconnected frames, will define the structure for three circular apartment buildings, 144 a
Of course it rained the day we went for a dip.
Cut the Rope developer ZeptoLab has released a major new update for its multiplayer strategy title King of Thieves. Since launching on iOS in February 2015, the game has been downloaded more than 10 million times (it released on Android...Show More Summary
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Lovely lunch at my current favourite restaurant, Grain Store, today. The redevelopment at Kings Cross along the Regent’s Canal – where Grain Store is located – is looking good, and it was stunning in the May sunshine. Between two, we had three small plates and one large one, and came away well fed. On the [...]
In 1989, a 44-year-old woman went to the dermatology clinic at King's College in London. She was concerned about a mole. Well it's more accurate to say that the visit was prompted by her dog's concern. The dog, a cross between a border collie and a doberman, would incessantly sniff this mole. Show More Summary
Wheeltard: Round here I’m just an idiot, but not in Brooklyn. I’m king in my neighborhood. When I cross that bridge and they see me comin’, they know I’m king. –Tompkins Square Park Overheard by: Alex Romanovich Girl: I don’t know who she thinks she is, but just because she’s got cancer doesn’t make her […]
Renderings by product designer James Shaw of the furniture for Chapter Three / FUTURO, which will be custom made and geometrically specific to the King's Cross tunnel. Images courtesy the artist Last time, it was color-coded fine wine,...Show More Summary
Sun 03 May Bring your Kings Cross adventures forward a few hours this Sunday and head to Barrio Chino for complimentary cocktails and canapés (4-6pm) to celebrate...
Thus far, season 5 of Game of Thrones has given us a the death of a Wildling king, the promise of two fan favorites finally crossing paths, and some seriously disobedient dragons. Thanks to teasers and interviews with the cast, we have some idea of what to expect going forward (including more torture from Ramsay Bolton. Show More Summary
Today the House of Illustration opened Hattie Stewart: Adversary in its South Gallery at 2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London, which it opened last year. This is the first of a series of illustrator commissions. Hattie Stewart is one of London's bright young things making a name for herself with dreadful tripe like Katepoop (CLICK). Show More Summary
A freshwater oasis will soon beckon swimmers and sunbathers in the middle of urban London with the King’s Cross swimming pool, a man-made freshwater pond planned for the new Lewis Cubitt Park. Measuring 32 feet wide by 131 feet long,...Show More Summary
Reader Sully from Holy Cross wrote in this weekend with a question. Read more...
View of Pitt Street, looking south from Rowe Street, with tram crossing King Street, Sydney, Australia, ca. 1913. (Photo by Sam Hood, via State Library of New South Wales)
One of my favorite Stephen King quotes is this: “There’s no bitch on earth like a mother frightened for her kids.”
Adventurous Londoners will soon be able to take a dip in the chemical-free King’s Cross swimming pool, a man-made freshwater pond filtered and kept clear through natural processes. Designed by Rotterdam Studio Ooze architects and artist Marjetica Potr?,