Read’s Drug Store was a Baltimore-based chain, and in 1955 its downtown store was the site of a student-led sit-in calling for desegregation of the lunch counter. I’m not sure where in Baltimore I spotted this terrazzo sign, but it’s not the downtown location.
Wings for the IRT: The Irresistible Romance of Travel by Jane Greengold is a permanent multi-part installation in the Grand Army Plaza subway station in Brooklyn.
UC Professor’s Project Is Labor of Love: tonight in the DeSales Corner parking lot, a free screening of films about some residents of Walnut Hills, Cincinnati.
Giant Robot Returns to Downtown Cincinnati: Nam June Paik’s Metrobot returns on 10 Sep 2014!
Gentrification, Inc.: if you’d like to know how the machine operates, read this.
Baltimore Gets a Giant Bus Stop Shaped Like the Word ‘Bus’: exactly what the title says, and the results are pretty awesome.
New York Has Nine Starbucks for Every Square Mile in Manhattan: you don’t even have to read the article, just the title.
Impressive Photos of the Detroit Masonic Temple: apparently it’s the largest in the world.
In Denver, on 15th St. between Market and Larimer Sts., behold this glorious ghost sign advertising Cook’s Paints. “Best for wear and weather” — interesting because I would assume that the sign was painted using this paint, and it looks rather worn.