OTR Flags: coming soon to Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati.

A Last Look at the Holiday Cocktail Lounge: quite possibly the best dive bar in the world closed its doors last Saturday.

A Tiny Apartment Transforms into 24 Rooms: architectural cray-cray in Hong Kong.

Heavy Equipment Playground: fun in Las Vegas, “where you can relive your sandbox days!”

Faux City: thoroughly modern tilly explores architectural simulacra in NYC.

A Parisian Sunday Walk: checking out street art in Paris.

This Thing of Ours: New York Hardcore Meets the 1990s: just that.


San Francisco Series by August Table

When urban planner Cherry Chaicharn relocated from her beloved San Francisco to Hong Kong, she founded August Table, a company that creates city-centric tableware. Her first collection of dishes celebrates the neighborhoods of San Francisco, including Glen Park/Noe Valley, Castro/Mission Districts, South of Market, and North Beach.
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Enjoy Your Weekend: shop till you drop!

Annual Charley Harper Show: whether to shop or just to look, check out Fab Frames this Saturday. You’ll get a free print!

70 Years Later: Cincinnati Revisited spotlights the photography of Michael G. Smith, who has captured views identical to the Cincinnati photographs by his grandfather, Nelson RonSheim, 70 years later. Fascinating!

The Secret Bowling Alley: check out what these people found in their basement.

100 x 100: photographer Michael Wolf documented 100 100-square foot homes in Hong Kong.

Kurokawa Nakagin Capsule Hotel: Grain Edit shows us this incomparable capsule hotel in downtown Tokyo, built in 1972.

Operation NICE: Melissa Morris Ivone wants us all to be nicer to each other.

Monopoly Here and Now: The World Edition

The World Edition

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.
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