To start the new year, let’s check out the blog posts that got the most hits in 2011. We’ve got some repeats from 2009 and 2010, plus a few surprises. The #1 spot stays the same; can you guess what it is?
Enjoy Your Weekend: lots to do this holiday weekend.
Punk Institution Receives City Money for New Building: a major victory for ABC No Rio and its “culture of opposition since 1980.”
No Longer Empty: a collective of curators and artists steps up to take advantage of shuttered storefronts in NYC.
Art Deco Buildings: a blog documenting Art Deco architectural porn around the world. Yummy!
Turf War at the Hot Dog Cart: like unruly children at the playground, NYC’s Old School and New School street vendors battle it out with intimidation and tattling on each other.
Give with a Local Touch: much love from the Enquirer to some local folks who make Cincinnati-centered gifts, including yours truly.
Holiday Gift Guide: Co-Workers: CIN Weekly recommends the Ohio River coasters for your workplace secret Santa exchange.
Shanghai World Financial Center named ‘Best Tall Building Overall’ by CTBUH: no, dude, it’s a freaking bottle opener in the sky.
Old Europe and New Brooklyn in Williamsburg: oh, it turns out that the European hipsters “are more serious shoppers.” I see…
Recycled Subway Cars Turned into Studios in London: creative reuse that benefits creative people; I totally want one.
Monopoly has a simple, effective formula that works with varied themes [apparently even the Junior Disney Princess Edition]. I’ve just learned that, earlier this year, people voted for cities to be included in the new Monopoly Here and Now: The World Edition. 20 top cities were chosen out of the pool of 70, with 2 more earning spots on the board as a result of write-in votes.