A plan to transform a six-bedroom house into a one-bedroom bachelor pad complete with its own indoor basketball court has upset at least a few neighbors on a cul de sac in the Glen Park neighborhood, and they're hoping to rally some objections at a Planning Commission meeting next week. [ more › ]
It's your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man versus a bunch of high-tech bad guys.
Variety reports that rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z is launching a set of projects about Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager whose 2012 death at the hands of a gun-toting “neighborhood watch coordinator” set off a firestorm of controversy and outrage about the lethal consequences of American racism. Show More Summary
J.J. Watt continues to win at life, and promoting himself as a down-to-earth “everyman.” Over the weekend, video of Watt (...)
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com “More than 25 years ago, as I sat on the roof of our house watching the neighborhood’s furniture float down the street, I thought things couldn’t get any worse. Everything I owned was under water. The capital of my country was ruined. Show More Summary
Homegrown programs reveal a slice of life in neighborhoods from Anacostia to Georgetown. [ more › ]
So you found the perfect apartment — everything seems to check out, from the desirable neighborhood to the amazing rent. But is it really as wonderful as it seems? Before you start shifting those extra dollars from your rent fund toShow More Summary
People living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, according to new research.
(University of Exeter) People living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, according to research by academics at the University of Exeter, the British Trust for Ornithology and the University of Queensland.
The 160-acre complex of open space, sports facilities and museums that gives the neighborhood of Exposition Park its name was first established in the 1870s. Back then, it served as the home of a horse-racing track and fairgrounds, notorious for the licentious behavior of their patrons. When the...
[...] the club — an old fishing and hunting neighborhood surrounded by almond farms — hasn’t seen such dangerous flood levels since 1997. The floodplain is gone again, hidden beneath about 5 feet of water that spilled over from the river...Show More Summary
At last, Fresh Off the Boat has a Valentine’s Day episode that doesn’t go full-on red hearts and chocolate and lingerie. “Neighbors With Attitude” takes on some lighter aspects of the holiday, to be sure, but it feels subdued and just the teensiest bit lackluster. To be fair, out of ... More »
My family's weekend rituals during my pre-teen years included Saturday morning grocery shopping, afternoon lawn care, dinner and some television watching. Sunday started with church, then a tasty breakfast from a neighborhood bakery, reading the Sunday newspaper, a Sunday drive in the city or country or a visit to a grandparent's house. Show More Summary
In this video, Drive.ai shows how its sophisticated self-driving technology handles a dark, rainy night in a suburban neighborhood.
Roast beef reigns supreme at NYC’s Brennan & Carr In this episode of The Meat Show, host Nick Solares heads to the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood of Brooklyn to visit Brennan & Carr, a 1930s-era sandwich place known for its roast beef sandwiches. Show More Summary
Teen Mom OG star, Amber Portwood, moved on up during the last season of the MTV hit — or did she? Viewers watched Amber and live-in beau, Matt Baier, claim to buy a home in a ritzy neighborhood, but according to a document obtained by an online sleuth, the storyline was a bogus one. Amber […]
The Bompton rapper's ode to his south LA neighborhood is a classic west coast sound.
On last night’s episode of Man Seeking Woman — FXX’s relentlessly bizarre, genre-bending rom-com, now in its third season — some neighborhood kids accidentally hit their baseball into the yard of our central couple, Josh (Jay Baruchel) and Lucy (Katie Findlay). When the batter offers to go retrieve it, his ... More »
My son used to watch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (a modern take on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood) a lot, and one song’s chorus goes like, “In some ways we are different, but… Tags: commercial, human
Milo Ventimiglia gave a very lucky fan a fun surprise recently and he caught it all on video! The 39-year-old actor was filming his NBC series This Is Us and caught someone in the neighborhood watching the show at his home, so he knocked on the door to say hi. “We’re filming next door, and [...]