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U.S. Cellular to Sell 595 Cell Towers for $159 Million

U.S. Cellular today said it has agreed to sell 595 of its cell towers to Vertical Bridge Holdings for $159 million. U.S. Cellular called the cell towers "non-strategic assets" and said it will use the proceeds of the sale to invest in future growth opportunities. Show More Summary

Tower Bridge Bottle: Glass Smashed On 140-Foot High Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge and a bottle had a meeting this week, and the result wasn’t pretty. According to Mail Online, a Tower Bridge waitress dropped a beer bottle on a glass pane that made up part of the floor, and the pane cracked. A woman then...Show More Summary

London’s New Tower Bridge Glass Walkway Got Shattered By A Beer Bottle Just Two Weeks After Opening

London’sTowerBridge’snewest$1.5millionattraction—aglasswalkwaythatspansthirty-sixfeetlong,140feetabovetheThamesRiverandonlyseemsmostlyterrifying—hasalreadybeensmashedbyabeerbottle.TheincidentoccurredlastFridayduringaprivateeventwhenawaitressdroppedtheemptybeerbottleoffofatray,andthedamagewasfurtherexacerbatedbyawomanwearingstilettoheels.

London Tower Bridge $1.5M walkway shattered by beer bottle

A clumsy sightseer caused the damage to the 138-foot-high viewing platform, which only opened two weeks ago, reports the Evening Standard.

America's Infrastructure Disinvestment Will Slow the Development of a Sustainable Economy

This is the 50th anniversary of New York's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the span that connects Staten Island with Brooklyn. As a child growing up in Brooklyn I remember watching its towers rise as if by magic. I always connected it with...Show More Summary

London News Roundup

last monthEngland / London : Londonist

Tate Modern, Tower Bridge and Tessa Jowell.

NYC Sparkles in Ogilvy's Gorgeous Animated Christmas Ad for Tiffany

Ice shimmers on the streets of Manhattan in Ogilvy's animated holiday ad for Tiffany & Co. It sparkles from the trees and bridges, too. Its glow radiates from Broadway marquees and glimmers among the steel and glass towers that rise into the wintry sky. Show More Summary

The Tower Bridge in London Now Features a Glass Floor on Its High-Level Walkways

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

photo via Getty Images Visitors to the Tower Bridge in London can now walk on a glass floor suspended 137 feet above the Thames River. The glass floor panels cover a 36-foot by 6-foot section of the bridge’s West Walkway. Visitors can view the Thames, bridge traffic, and if they’re lucky, the opening of the […]

Review: 'Diplomacy'

It's an unimaginably chilling sequence of events. First, 33 bridges over the Seine were to be detonated. Followed by Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Opera and then, with four submarine torpedoes attached to each leg, the Eiffel Tower. Paris as we know it was to be destroyed.

Thrill Rides: Don't Look Down: London's Tower Bridge Gets Glass Walkway

Photo by Peter Macdiarmid Getty Following in the daring footsteps of the Eiffel Tower, which added a few nice and terrifying glass floors last month, London's Bridge Tower has just unveiled a dizzying glass walkway of its own. Now folks...

Tower Bridge unveils glass walkway above River Thames in London

LONDON — Got a head for heights? If so, step right this way, across a glass walkway 42 metres above the River Thames. The Tower Bridge Exhibition, at the city's iconic bascule and suspension bridge spanning the river, has just unveiled a brand new feature at the attraction. Show More Summary

Tower Bridge Glass

Oo-er. Don't look down! But that's the whole point of the new glass floor installed in the high-level walkway of Tower Bridge, the most famous bridge in the world. It opened yesterday to press photographers and those with a head for heights (CLICK). Rather them than me.

Tower Bridge unveils the new glass floor across its high-level walkways

last monthArts : Artdaily

The exciting new feature ? the most significant change to the Exhibition since it first opened in 1982 ? spans 11m x 1.8m across the high-level Walkways and invites visitors to see through the glass floor for the Thames, road and pedestrian life, all moving at pace 42 metres below. Show More Summary

London News Roundup

last monthEngland / London : Londonist

The Gherkin's sold and Tower Bridge gets a glass walkway.

Green-Roofed Waternet Building Recycles Water for the Entire City of Amsterdam

Waternet's defining architectural features include two bridges on the 8th and 9th stories that link the towers. A luscious green roof tops some of the project's lower rooms, providing insulation, a verdant entryway for people, and a great environment for insects

Paris' fate is at stake in the flawless, WWII-set 'Diplomacy'

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It's an unimaginably chilling sequence of events. First, 33 bridges over the Seine were to be detonated. Followed by Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Opera, and then, with four submarine torpedoes attached to each leg, the Eiffel Tower. Paris as we know it was to be destroyed.

Paddington Trail

2 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Hugh Bonneville introduced a plethora of Paddington Bear statues near Tower Bridge today as a publicity stunt for the arrival of Paddington in cinemas on 28 November. Fifty of these statues, decorated by a host of celebrities, will be spread around central London to form The Paddington Trail. Show More Summary

California's 'at-risk' cultural landscapes include Watts Towers

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Three sites in California — the Watts Towers, Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Desert Museum in Joshua Tree and the "Bay Lights" installation on the Oakland-Bay Bridge — have been named to a list of 11 "at-risk" sites by The Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, D.C.

California's 'at-risk' cultural landscapes include Watts Towers

2 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Three sites in California — the Watts Towers, Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Desert Museum in Joshua Tree and the "Bay Lights" installation on the Oakland-Bay Bridge — have been named to a list of 11 "at-risk" sites by The Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, D.C.

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