A Man of High Style and Punk Tastes: a profile of John Varvatos and his newly-opened menswear boutique in the former CBGB; actually, no, check out these links for a bit of perspective: Varvatos Rocks CBGB’s, Extra Place, Remains of CBGB’s, and Varvatos: Birthplace of Punk.
Live Lightly Tour: when the lease on their apartment was up, this family of 3 hit the road in an RV to teach people about sustainable living.
Baltimore Festival of Maps: going on now through 8 Jun 08. “34 area arts and cultural organizations present activities exploring the rich history and contemporary interpretations of maps and the mapping process.”
Good-Bye, Cheap Oil. So Long, Suburbia?: James Kunstler is interviewed by BusinessWeek.
Melting Ice—A Hot Topic: Envisioning Change: a contemporary art exhibit at the Field Museum in Chicago focuses on climate change, specifically melting ice caps and the effect that has on all living creatures.
City Cyclists Receive Blessings for Their Bikes: no, really, “hundreds of cyclists peddled to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Morningside Heights Saturday where their bikes were sprinkled with holy water and blessed to kick off a safe cycling season.”