It’s time for the annual VL Gift Guide and, as always, the focus is on the talented independent designers whose work we admire, including friends from
Crafty Supermarket and a few cool peeps we met at Signature Mix in NYC earlier this year.
December 1, 2014
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: tonight in the DeSales Corner parking lot, a free screening of films about some residents of Walnut Hills, Cincinnati. UC Professor’s Project Is Labor of Love
: we met Chicago-based The 2014 Letterpress Trail, Part One Starshaped Press at Signature Mix earlier this year; last week, the crew visited Nashville and Cincinnati.
: Nam June Paik’s Giant Robot Returns to Downtown Cincinnati Metrobot returns on 10 Sep 2014!
: if you’d like to know how the machine operates, read this. Gentrification, Inc.
: exactly what the title says, and the results are pretty awesome. Baltimore Gets a Giant Bus Stop Shaped Like the Word ‘Bus’
: you don’t even have to read the article, just the title. New York Has Nine Starbucks for Every Square Mile in Manhattan
: apparently it’s the largest in the world. Impressive Photos of the Detroit Masonic Temple
Located in Tennessee and North Carolina,
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the US. We just spent a few days camping and hiking on the Tennessee side, near Townsend and Gatlinburg.
What in the world is steam feed?!? This ghost sign for the American Steam Feed Co. is located on 2nd Ave. South in downtown Nashville, between Broadway and Demonbreun St.
Awesome architecture, awesome ghost sign… The Acme Farm Supply building is located on the corner of Broadway and 1st Ave. South in downtown Nashville.
The Beesley Furniture Company was located on the corner of 3rd Ave. North and Broadway in Nashville, TN, on the edge of what is now the tourist district.
Located at 919 Broadway, the
Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville began its life as the Main Post Office, designed in the Art Deco style by Marr & Holman and constructed in 1933-34.
: high-tech craziness is coming to Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park. Washington Park Fountain Will Have Interactive Music Feature
: my friend Northside Map of Awesomeness Chris is behind this awesomeness.
: an update on the annual Christmas display at the Scenic Clifton Mill for the Holidays Clifton Mill.
: NYC Misses Me Like Earl 5chw4r7z opines about the High Line.
: a cool project in Nashville. Idea Hatchery Brings Small Businesses Out of Their Shells
: “Wisconsin is the left mitten. Michigan is the right mitten. Even children know that one mitten doesn’t cut it when it comes to Midwest winters.” True dat. Michigan to Wisconsin: Don’t Steal Our Mitten
: Ohio is the “nerdiest state claim based on highest number of library visits per capita (6.9),” which actually seems like a point of pride to me. The United States of Shame Chart