Elsewhere

Simple Space – On-Demand Space for Pop-Up Events: a fundraising campaign for an interesting Over-the-Rhine initiative.

A Visit to Ohio State Reformatory: tons of creepy photos of a site in Mansfield where Shawshank Redemption was filmed.

Stop Using ‘Brooklyn’ to Mean Hipster Neighborhoods: please and thank you.

Peering into the Secret, Spooky World of the Stasi: and what an efficiently Modern world it was.

Buildings without 13th Floor: “Why certain Chicago buildings relabel the 13th floor.”

Yes, You Can Vacation in These Celebrity Homes: from Orson Welles to Iggy Pop.

Map Shows What Each Country’s Military Camouflage Pattern Looks Like: just that.

Patterned Town and Country Landscape Tea Towels by VisuaLingual

Patterned Town and Country Landscape Tea Towels by VisuaLingual

Here at VisuaLingual, we’re best known for our seed bombs and garden kits, but we’re constantly developing other products about places. These brand-new screenprinted tea towels depict landscapes as patterns made up of simple geometric building blocks.
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Elsewhere

Nick & Drew to Open ‘Lachey’s Bar’ in OTR on A&E Series: because Over-the-Rhine isn’t yet enough of a spectacle.

Aestheticism: a lovely local blog focusing on talented makers, doers and dreamers.

White Devil Has Great Investment Idea to Ruin Brooklyn Faster: a gentrification hedge fund; wow.

Discoveries: Mendenhall Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana: putting this on my bucket list, in case I ever find myself in Buellton, CA.

10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete: I kind of love to see nature win like this.

J.D. Salinger’s Secluded Retreat for Sale: just that.

People Keep Getting Into Strangers’ Cars Because They Think It’s an Uber: hilarious!