GQ Magazine reports: It was Saturday, and the police had finally called for everyone to clear the park. As I filmed officers opening up a blocked street, a young man ran into view, screaming for help. He wore the khaki-and-white uniform of the white nationalist group Vanguard America. Show More Summary
Toledo, Ohio, circa 1900. "Spitzer Building, Madison Avenue and Huron Street." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — It started with threats, taunting and racial slurs, and escalated to total pandemonium — hand-to-hand combat in the streets of Charlottesville.
It started with threats, taunting and racial slurs, and escalated to total pandemonium — hand-to-hand combat in the streets of Charlottesville. White nationalists and counterdemonstrators threw punches, screamed, set off … Click to Continue »
The UN New York is being rebranded as a Hilton hotel, but not changing owners, the New York Post reports. The property, across the street from the United Nations complex, is being renamed the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Fashion tenants are dragging their heels on relocating from Manhattan to Brooklyn, according to The Wall Street Journal. The city is trying to encourage the businesses to transition to an industrial... To view the full story, click the title link.
October 30, 1939. "German-American Bund parade on East 86th Street." New York World-Telegram photo (Library of Congress). View full size.
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon is showing ?James Nares: Street and Pendulum? in its Artist Project Space. On view until September 3, 2017, the exhibition, organized by Richard Herskowitz, JSMA?s curator of media arts, features two video works filmed by Nares in the streets of New York in two different eras. Show More Summary
Yesterday (at the time of typing this post) I was in downtown Manhattan and popped into a few shops. The usual high street subjects: Topshop, Zara, &Otherstories etc and with each shop I questioned how much joy was I REALLY.. View Post The post Shop Online or Shop In Person? appeared first on Where Did U Get That.
ANAHEIM – Interested in walking around Disneyland from your computer or smart phone? You will be able to real soon, with Google Maps. Recently, people wearing odd-looking backpacks, called Street View Trekkers, have been spotted walking around the Disneyland Resort and its theme parks. One such Google employee was seen this week walking the pathways in […]
The SoHo retail market has been hit especially hard by the city’s distressed retail market, with sharply rising vacancies and dropping rents, The Wall Street Journal reported. The problems... To view the full story, click the title link.
A fresh round of sales declines at Macy’s Inc. and Kohl’s Corp., though less severe than Wall Street had feared, is renewing concerns that the department-store industry can’t pull... To view the full story, click the title link.
Wall Street? A new survey shows that jobs outside of Wall Street are becoming increasingly enticing to recent MBA graduates. According to data from Training the Street, bulge bracket banks were a... To view the full story, click the title link.
Dana Stevens: "Both Detroit and Whose Streets? move from a large-scale panoramic view of an urban community in crisis toward a more intimate portrait of a few of the individuals involved. But Whose Streets? is the more effective and emotionally powerful of the two, perhaps because it constructs its world from the ground up, not […]
Audrey’s View: On average 1.3 million people die in road crashes every year, and additionally 20-50 million people are injured or disabled. This isn’t necessarily surprising, as there is so much attention and knowledge going into driving a motor vehicle. Show More Summary
When David Amirian was making plans to build a pair of luxury condo buildings on East 13th Street, he budgeted around $75,000 to compensate neighbors for the inconvenience of construction, including... To view the full story, click the title link.
I had no idea. And it looks so nondescript today. I took this screen shot from Google Street View: And yet, what was important about it was at the basement level, and you had to enter it through that hatchway in the pavement that you can see in my Google grab. Show More Summary
A year after opening, the Westfield World Trade Center mall is still trying to fill its retail space amid ongoing construction. The Wall Street Journal reports the count of retail shops is now 82,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Boston circa 1906. "Board of Trade, Broad Street." Now the Boston Oakwood apartments. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.
Circa 1904. "Summer Street in Boston, Mass." With much idiosyncratic signage. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.