Archive | August, 2013
Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia, Is the Newest Food-Lovers’ Destination

Cartagena, Colombia is having a moment. Well, to be more precise, it’s been having a moment for the last five years, since becoming the newest highly recommended travel destination, beloved for its beautiful beaches, historic architecture, and, especially, its food scene. Dining and cuisine in this Colombian seaport has always been special because of its […]



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rabbit

Rabbit Island Is Like No Artist Colony You’ve Ever Heard Of

Artists of all mediums have long gathered to share ideas and work collectively, separating themselves from the normalcy of daily life to hone their craft. In recent years, an ideal reprieve from society where artists can live with other artists has emerged, and it’s located on a remote, privately owned island off the coast of […]



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Shakespeare & Co

Beautiful Nooks for Grownup Bookworms Around the Globe

If you’re a lover of books, you probably have a special nook in your home dedicated to reading; a cozy hideaway where you can get lost in a fictional wonderland as you turn the pages of a great novel. As a child who loved reading, there was nothing more magical than entering a bookshop and […]



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graffiti

Wooster Collective Celebrates 10 Years of Street Art

When Marc and Sara Schiller began to conceptualize Wooster Collective more than a decade ago, they perhaps never realized that a group dedicated to promoting ephemeral urban art would be such an influential (and enduring) undertaking. This month the Collective, which is named for a street in the SOHO part of NYC, is celebrating ten […]



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Pogs

Mike Duca, Neonmob and Futuristic Art Collecting

The world is vastly different today than it was fifty, or even fifteen years ago. The rise of technology and the digital age are changing the very basis of the way things work. In the last decade alone, social media sites have skyrocketed into popularity, connecting people to one another more than ever before. Bringing […]



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Murder for Two

Whodunit at the Second Stage Theatre

We already know that New York City is brimming with opportunities to enjoy entertainment. There are music venues galore, galleries, theaters, and arts events happening constantly, not to mention street performers, festivals, and sporting events. If you’re looking to experience a little bit of off-Broadway entertainment this summer, there’s a play hosted by the Second […]



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CSA

CSA: Community Supported Agriculture, and Art

For more than 25 years, Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, has been a way for people to buy seasonal food directly from local farmers in cities across America. Now, this tradition in supporting local farms and community-based initiatives is enduring a time of change, broadening its scope to include not only produce, but also art. […]



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hate

Still Not Safe: LGBT Hate Crimes

It is interesting to talk about hate crimes, but it is important to highlight that the Supreme Court Rulings on gay marriage this year have not led to immediate acceptance of people with different sexual orientations.  Even though Republicans are slowly coming around to support gay rights, thanks to the efforts of advocacy for marriage […]



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Chris Messina Google

#CultivatorsOfCulture: Chris Messina

Chris Messina is a name that has been in the news a lot lately; the web developer is making headlines due to his public (very amicable) exit from Google after nearly four years as one of their most innovative employees. Messina is the creator behind the incredibly effective hashtag, an online tool used to connect […]



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The Simpsons

From Buffy to Homer Simpson, Everyone’s Got a TV Crush

Everyone can remember their first TV crush – the cartoon and real-life characters that enchanted us in childhood and adolescence. This summer, a group of New York Times critics will write about their first cultural crushes, and how those characters and the relationship they had with them as viewers prompted a pursuit of careers in […]



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