Tag: Architecture

Notes from Suburbia – Is New York the Greatest City in the World?

What’s so great about the city of New York? Crowded and dirty are some of the words that are often used to describe it. Digging deeper you will see the people turning up their noses at the city are not immune to its charms after all. They whip out their cell phones as much as the guy with the Nikon, catching a New York moment … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Jim Thorpe

Solitude. Another name for rural Pennsylvania.

Pic(k) of the Week – Tarrywile Mansion

International Festival of Arts and Ideas 2013

I am going. Are you?

Pic(k) of the Week – Lovely Little Lane

Weekly Link Love

Here we are, at the beginning of a brand new week. Apart from the mundane, the usual, what can we do to make this week special? Here’s a list of things you can read, do, make, or let’s just say, give a damn about. And no, I will not ask you to vote for your favorite Super Bowl commercial. I promise.

Go see a bunch … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Marble House in Newport

Couple of Days in Newport

Ahh, Newport. It has summer houses (read opulent mansions) from the Gilded Age, neat brick-paved wharfs lined with quirky shops and tasty bites (try the Irish Coffee at the Barking Crab with a side of calamari and you won’t be disappointed), and one-of-a-kind museums.

Long and winding drives and walks along the ocean are all part of this compact city, located in Rhode Island, the … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Marble House in Newport