Before he was President, Barack Obama was an amateur food critic. Redditors recently found a video of 40-year-old Barack Obama reviewing a restaurant called Dixie Kitchen and Bait Shop in his Hyde Park, Chicago neighborhood. In the clip, State Senator Obama recommends Dixie Kitchen based on its "liberal portions" and good value. Show More Summary
Renderings via Jane Kim Design Although new condos, apartments, and office buildings started coming to Mission Bay years ago, the area's development as a true neighborhood with dining and retail options has been slower to take off. Now Mission Bay...
Most new condo projects in San Francisco are located somewhere around SoMa or Mission Bay. It's rare that an area like Pacific Heights gets a sizable new building project, so the conversion of the neighborhood's former University of the...
If there’s still something strange in your neighborhood, 30 years later, it looks like you can still call on the
Gentrification happens all of the time. Hip new neighborhoods pop up all around the world, luring in rich newcomers and chasing out its less-fortunate residents. This topic is the focus of Right To Wynwood, a short documentary by producer Camila Alvarez and photographer Natalie Edgar. Show More Summary
Chef Ignacio Mattos' Estela is making waves in New York City's NoHo neighborhood. New York City's Estela — which made it onto Bon Appétit magazine's list of the best new restaurants of the year, earned a James Beard nod, and is a favorite...Show More Summary
TheTubeUser86 has posted a motion stabilized version of J Domzalski’s video of a pair of black bears fighting it out on a residential street in Rockaway, New Jersey, as cars pull over to watch the spectacle. In the video at least, the battle ends in something of a standoff, with the two large land mammals […]
Right across from the recently completed Whole Foods, at the nexus of one of San Francisco's fastest changing neighborhoods, is Thirty-Five Dolores. The boxy four-story building, designed by Levy Design Partners for the Lightner Property Group, is already in...
Some guy with ebola went bowling in my neighborhood this week. When I went to the CNN Crisis Center for Ebola Hyperbole, I found that I had to watch a Geico ad before watching their video news coverage, which ended up playing a little bit like the Geicko ad. Show More Summary
A mob went on a vandalism spree in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights Saturday night, culminating in an attack on a Jewish deli. Witnesses estimated up to 75 teens descended upon the deli, which had reopened hours earlier after Sukkot. Surveillance video shows the teens barging in, knocking over shelves, and throwing items at [...]
Japanese magazine GRIND follows up their seasonal NEIGHBORHOOD editorial with another set of images featuring local streetwear stalwarts BAPE. Although no longer under the watchful gaze of NIGO, the editorial highlights the brand’s… BAPE Fall/Winter 2014 Editorial for ‘GRIND’ Magazine is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Last week, Washington D.C. police were called to investigate a suspected burglary. The police stopped a black man in a wealthy neighborhood who was minding his business and began questioning him. He told police that he had no idea why he was being stopped but believed that he was being singled out. Show More Summary
Michael C. Hall attempts to stay incognito in a red baseball cap on Friday morning (October 10) in the Soho neighborhood of New York City. The 43-year-old actor was spotted taking a nice stroll through his neighborhood along with his adorable puppy. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Michael C. Hall Earlier that week, [...]
Tomorrowland is the Disney theme park, er, neighborhood pictured here, known for its tower of large golden bubbles, and if… Read More
What had all the makings for a peaceful evening stroll through the streets of our suburban neighborhood, quickly deteriorated into a shout-fest. “Watch it!” I snapped, seeing in my periphery the blade of my son’s new toy slice through the air inches above my dogs’ heads. Show More Summary
King of the Watch by Ninjaink Getting the boys together for a good ol' fashioned neighborhood watch session is nearly impossible these days, but when Hank offered to buy everyone a fun costume the boys couldn't say no. Bill's costume...Show More Summary
Demonstrators marched in St. Louis early Thursday morning after a local police officer reportedly shot and killed an 18-year-old man. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, protesters began gathering in a neighborhood on the city’s south side after the unidentified officer shot Vonderrick...
A Harlem neighborhood has told designer and hot-pink proponent Karim Rashid that they don't need no stinking balconies, but if they must have them, they want them with less cyan and watermelon coloring. The Wall Street Journal reports that...
Manhattan Love Story, a new ABC sitcom airing on Tuesdays, premiered last week. I watched it, because it was on Hulu and I had seen it filming around my neighborhood and maybe at the time I just needed 20 minutes of saccharine sitcom-y fictional love stuff. Show More Summary
Amazingly, alcohol was not a factor. Watching this Australian kangaroo battle play out, it's easy to see why none of the neighbors got involved. Because this looks like a fight that no one in their right mind would want any part of.Show More Summary