The Mosaic Trail by Jim Power

The Mosaic Trail by Jim Power

For as long as I can remember, the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan has been decorated with mosaics. Light posts are covered with bits of broken china, coins, mirrors, and other found objects, usually commemorating an event or acting as another level of wayfinding signage. A few years ago, I finally started photographing the work of Jim Power, a.k.a. the Mosaic Man.
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Elsewhere

[Kings Waffle] Chapter 1: This Is the Place: beautiful photos, and the beginning of what seems like a really interesting series of stories about diner regulars.

Five Crazy Things in Southwest Ohio: I’m adding the Cardboard Boat Museum to my bucket list.

5 Cities with Up-and-Coming Downtowns: guess which one made this list.

A ‘Nationwide Gentrification Effect’ Is Segregating Us by Education: interesting.

Artists Building Bridge to Governors Island: for one day only, you’ll be able to walk to Governors Island from Brooklyn.

What Is the True Cost of Free Parking?: “people who don’t own cars pay for other peoples’ parking. Every time you walk somewhere, or ride a bike, or take a bus, you’re getting shafted.”

Hey, Do You Want This Free House in Oakland?: just that.

VisuaLingual Seed Bombs at Junk in the Trunk

VisuaLingual Seed Bombs at Junk in the Trunk

If you’re in the Cincinnati area and planning an upcoming wedding or other celebration, you should check out Junk in the Trunk this Sunday at 915 Monmouth in Newport to purchase hand-crafted accessories and gently used wedding decor. Each VIP goodie bag will include a pouch of our Exotic Herbs seed bombs, and every attendee will receive a discount code for our personalized seed bomb favors.