One year ago today, on March 28, 2014, President Park Geun-hye of South Korea delivered what she clearly hoped would be a historic speech in the former East German city of Dresden, calling for reconciliation and reunification of the divided peninsula. Show More Summary
In 1890, representatives from a group called the American Acclimatization Society released 40 pairs of nonnative European starlings into Central Park. The release was possibly part of a larger effort to introduce to North America every species mentioned in the works of Shakespeare. Show More Summary
You could FOIL information on the number of animal parts found scattered around the city's parks, or you can just do a quick review of Gothamist's extensive coverage. Look man, if you find a piece of animal lying around the ball field or draped across a drinking fountain or whatever, snap a photo and send it to us. You know we'll always run it. [ more › ]
Government memoranda have become the modern tool for communicating all the news the general public couldn’t give a damn about. The naming of a new fountain downtown, the addition of parking meters at the local
One of the most liberal regions in the country is guilty of inhumane treatment of poor, unhoused people. Amber Whitson knew the cops were coming. She just didn’t know when. For years the city of Albany, CA had been trying to force Whitson out of her home. Show More Summary
Returning the Los Angeles River to a more natural state has long been a dream of city officials, who see it as way of adding parkland, restoring habitat and attracting investment along its curving path from Griffith Park to downtown...
photo: Bouncing Souls at House of Vans in 2014 (more by Mimi Hong) The first annual Asbury Park Music In Film Fest is set to take place April 10-12 across a handful of venues in the New Jersey city. The...
Teaching fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Wilhelmina Peragine, pulled together a team of students, volunteers, city officials and several nonprofits in order to transform two parking spaces in Boston into a small public park with greenery, solar-powered
It was announced earlier this week that Justin Bieber is to headline the “Fusion” music festival in Birmingham, England on August 28. The festival scheduled to take place in the cities Cofton park and will be Justin Bieber’s first appearance in the UK since his disastrous tour in 2013. Show More Summary
The city swimming baths at Nauen near Berlin will be transformed by a new green-roofed entrance building and recreation park designed by naps tchoban voss and Landscape Architects Hager Partner. The prize winning design formed of two flowing structures joined
Pop-up parks, open streets initiatives, and other short-term community-based projects have become DIY tools in the arsenal of urban activists, land-use planners, and policymakers looking to make their cities better places to live. Tactical...Show More Summary
Alamedans who drive – and park – in Alameda will soon be free to leave their bags of change at home. The city is set to replace all 822 of its analog parking meters with digital meters that accept both change and credit cards. The new meters could be in place within the next few
Jonathan 'Lloyd' Boover reportedly clambered up a cypress tree in a desperate bid to halt the development in City Park on March 13.
Champagne corks popped Monday night at the Windy City Playhouse, the plush new venue for live performance at 3014 W. Irving Park Road, in an area of Chicago with many arts workers and arts lovers but, prior to the arrival of this new Equity-affiliated theater company, very few theaters. Run...
And that doesn't include what you'll spend on tickets to Ibiza, Vegas, Munich, Miami, Dubai, Park City, Thailand, and Tahoe.
Latest score from Tuesday's Premier Division match at Richmond Park where Derry are taking on St Patrick's Athletic.
With DUMBO quickly transforming into a luxury-condo landscape, and with the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront being further developed every day, the city is now ready to dig its shovels into the mostly underdeveloped, unused area that connects Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown Brooklyn. Show More Summary
A huge infrastructure project designed to prevent future Hurricane Sandy-style devastation, the Dryline is a perfectly-named solution for a city already...
Our experiences as we head out to have some fun or drive to work will contribute towards how we feel about the day. Running late for an appointment because of unexpectedly full parking lots, heavy or rerouted traffic, or delayed … Read more > The post Internet of Things Might Come to a City Near You! appeared first on Intel Labs.
Egypt is getting a new and improved capitol city designed by architecture firm SOM. The privately-funded project consists of a 700-square meter development with an urban park, residential neighborhoods and a business and government district. The project will