Insight: Taking a (Sound) Bath in the Mojave


By Amelia Rynkowska Everywhere I looked there were rocks. Infant rocks protected by crib craters. Pregnant rocks. Rocks, which could only have been put in that position by the hand of God. Ubiquitous greys like whispers: ancient shades that felt otherworldly. We could have been on the moon. But we weren’t. We were in Landers, […]

This Bike Tour Explores Brooklyn’s Best Enclaves, Urban Art Scene, and Farm-to-Table-Fare

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By Angelica Olstad Get Up and Ride, a Brooklyn-based bicycle tour company that focuses exclusively on urban landscapes, graffiti art, and good eats is perfect for the more adventurous traveler interested in learning about this culturally-rich borough. The bike tour features easy-to-ride street cruisers and in-ear walkie talkies so that riders can be tuned in to the […]

Camp Rockaway Will Bring Glamping to New York’s Rockaway Beach

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  Camp Rockaway, a Kickstarter project by Kent Johnson, founder of milktrout, a design/build firm based in New York City, is a safari-style glamping experience in New York’s Rockaway Beach. The canvas tents will be carefully situated in a quiet, beautifully landscaped campground overlooking Jamaica Bay. Each tent comes fully furnished with plush beds, crisp white sheets […]

A Walking Tour of San Francisco’s Evocative Community Murals (INTERACTIVE MAP)

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By Margaret Barthel The streets and alleyways of San Francisco’s Mission District are alive with murals–imaginative, powerful and beautiful representations of the diverse community’s historic struggles and immense creativity. And yet, many visitors pass through without taking a look: I’m told by local residents that these impressive works of art don’t feature heavily in American […]

Journey Through Yosemite: 200 Miles of Evocative Timelapse (VIDEO)

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One of the most evocative timelapse videos ever produced on the wild landscapes of Yosemite, Yosemite II HD showcases a 200-mile backpacking experience through the Park captured by Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill. The project was filmed over the course of 10 months highlighting the magnificent rock formations and the beautiful shifts that occurs throughout the […]

10 Innovatively Designed Coffee Shops in Brooklyn


This post was curated from Untapped Cities We previously compiled a list of the Top 10 Coffee Shops in Manhattan for design buffs and now we’re tackling Brooklyn. The following is by no means a complete list of coffee shops in Brooklyn, but after checking out many, many coffee shops, we decided to highlight some of our […]