: small but much needed improvements to alley outlets; now, if we can just take off the gates so that we could all actually use them… “Alley Walks” on the Rise in OTR, Downtown–At Last
: taking the DIY ethos to a whole new level. In Oakland, Citizens Learn to Treat Gunshot Wounds
: in China, the time between an initial design and its knockoff is collapsing, and it now involves buildings, not just fashion. Zaha Hadid Races to Finish a Building Before Copycats Get There First
: fascinating! Why Are There So Many Bosnians in St. Louis?
: an upcoming documentary on Finding Vivian Maier – Official Movie Trailer Vivian Maier, the devoted nanny and reclusive street photographer.
: on engineering nostalgia. Disneyland and the Uses of Architecture
: just that. The Real Problem with Gentrification: A Phenomenon That Revived Cities Can Also Make Them Monotonous
by Elizabeth Murray is a 120-foot long mosaic located in Manhattan’s Blooming 59th St. station mezzanine. It’s a dreamy representation of putting on one’s shoes and drinking a cup of coffee to get ready for the morning commute to work.
: Revisiting Cincinnati Stadia Cincinnati Revisited is back in full force.
: taking the #1 bus through Cincinnati neighborhoods. Get on the Bus: Art Abounds on Urban Route
: a seed bomb shout-out from 2011 Gift Guide: Eco Finds Under $100 Design*Sponge.
: a seed bomb shout-out from Top Handmade Gifts for Gardeners this Holiday Season The Painted Rabbit.
: a seed bomb shout-out from 10 Stocking Stuffers for Under $10 Earth911.
: the New Map Imposes New York City Grid System on the World insane interactive project ExtendNY by Harold Cooper puts our home in Over-the-Rhine at around the intersection of South 6,920th St. and 2,941st Ave.
: to celebrate the 75th anniversary of this bridge that spans from Oakland to San Francisco, an ambitious light installation is in the works. The Bay Lights, Light Sculpture Planned for San Francisco Bay Bridge
Philadelphia-born, Chicago-based designer
Mike McQuade initiated the ongoing Area Code Project — a series of posters celebrating various area codes. Thanks to Ludacris for introducing this topic in a most appropriately cheesy way!
: over on Grocery Shopping Downtown Cincy Voices, an investigation into downtown Cincinnati grocery options.
: kind words about our seed bombs favors from Da Bomb! Bliss Event Planning.
: the old airstrip known as Floyd Bennett Field is “the only campground for the general public inside any American city’s limits that belongs to the National Park Service.” A Campground Grows in Brooklyn, Bringing a New York Edge to Roughing It
: detailed history, amazing photographs, and odd trivia. NYC’s First 28 Subway Stations
: Shepard Fairey describes getting beaten up and other reactions to his work in Copenhagen. Street Art and Politics in Copenhagen
: cool new public art in Oakland. New Mural Goes Up in Golden Gate District
: beautiful. Hawaii Timelapse Sunset
: as always, The Deserted Cincinnati Mall Chris Glass takes some amazing photos.
: just that. Rewind: MTV looks at Cincinnati in 1994
: a roundup of smartly designed and developed interventions and the groups that make them. The Interventionist’s Toolkit: Posters, Pamphlets and Guides
: Detroit-based design studio VisuaLingual Perfect Laughter likes our work!
: some choice words from the appropriately named Who Gives a Shit: Do You Bring Your Baby to Bars? Fucked in Park Slope.
: New ArtWalk in Jingletown Oaktown Art checks out public art in Oakland.
: my linguist friend ponders public transit semantics. My Right or “Your” Right
: something new to do in Cincinnati every day of the year [well, the list is about 1/3 of the way through, but it's already robust with good ideas; maybe suggest your own?]. 365 Cincinnati
: surprisingly, Arkansas, West Virginia, Mississippi, and South Dakota all experience more of an influx of new residents. It makes Cincinnati seem worldly by comparison, doesn’t it? Pennsylvania, Home of People Who Stay in Pennsylvania
: things to love about Oakland, thanks to my friend Christine. Oakland: We’re More than Just Violent Thugs!
: okay, done. Buy a Torpedo-Testing Facility
: awesome art project. NYC Key to the City Project
: hmm, food for thought. Enough with Jane Jacobs Already
: read it and smirk. How to Open a Business in Brooklyn
: the More Respect – Signs ARE Art American Sign Museum is working on a project this summer with ArtWorks at the Cincinnati Art Museum. In other words, Tod Swormstedt now has a blog.
: interesting tidbits including the Dead Man’s Tree. Price Hill History Highlights
: enter this contest to win our seed bombs! Tuesday Feature: VisuaLingual
: I want to ride my Bicycle, I want to ride my Bike… EmenGee Designs likes our bicycle prints.
: “Officials in Oakland are girding for the verdict in a closely watched trial of a former transit police officer accused of murdering an unarmed black man on a subway platform.” Oakland Prepares for Response to Trial Verdict
: topographic-type maps showing crime data throughout San Francisco’s neighborhoods. Crime Topography of San Francisco
: the art and artifice, doldrums and delights, of New York City as rendered in film and on TV, from Adventure Playground: John V. Lindsay and the Transformation of Modern New York The Pawnbroker to Sex and the City.
seed bombs in Cincinnati
This post could be called Our Friends in Far-Flung Places Have an Almost Infinite Capacity to Humor My Ridiculous Requests. When I asked people we know to stop by their local Anthropologie stores and take photos of the seed bomb displays, I got replies from all over the US! Above is what we saw at our local Anthropologie here in Cincinnati.
April 29, 2010
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: featuring penguins! Enjoy Your Weekend
: I’m guilty as charged, making this an interesting read. In Defense of the Suburbs
: Oakland History Lecture: Greetings from Idora Park! Idora Design shares some insights and great historic images of Idora Park, probably the cutest neighborhood in Oakland, CA.
: photos from Unhappy Hipsters Dwell Magazine, recaptioned.
: wow, high-res aerial photos of NYC from 1924 through 2008. Relive the NYC of 1924 Using Space-Age Machine of the Future!
: happy birthday to this iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home, which turns 100 years old this year. Frederick C. Robie House
: an ambitious-sounding museum seems to be in the works in Tulsa; via Tulsa Art Deco Museum Art Deco Buildings.