Seduced and Abandoned: Tourism and Climate Change in the Alps | Environment | The Guardian

“Rising temperatures have contributed to the decline of hundreds of ski resorts on Italian slopes”.   theguardian.com: Seduced and abandoned: tourism and climate change in the Alps | Environment | The Guardian “The Alps’ spectacular panoramas have changed, with white tongues of artificial snow now stretching through yellow meadows. Skiers queue to descend slopes that are… Read More

Photos: Inside the Fabled Walls of the Chelsea Hotel – Vanity Fair

“The Chelsea Hotel may be the only Manhattan lodging space famous for its grit rather than its glamour. Even as only a few of the establishment’s neon letters are lit at night, it remains a solid New York City tourist attraction, drawing all those curious about the infamous Nancy Spungen murder or their favorite Leonard Cohen lyric.” Read More

“A Gay Vietnam Veteran”

Leonard Matlovich Tombstone “The headstone belonging to a gay Vietnam veteran still today remains a poignant reminder of the homophobia faced by the LGBTQ+ community on a daily basis. He arranged for his own burial at Congressional Cemetery, and designed his tombstone which reads: “A Gay Vietnam Veteran. When I was in the military, they… Read More

Foster + Partners’ 100 East 53rd Tips Its Hat to Its Iconic Midtown Neighbors – Metropolis

metropolismag.com: Foster + Partners’ 100 East 53rd Tips Its Hat to Its Iconic Midtown Neighbors – Metropolis “In the days before the luxury mishmashes of the High Line and Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side, the closest thing the city had to a Starchitect Row could be found on (or near) East 53rd Street between… Read More

Your View of New York City From the Empire State Building Just Got Better | Travel + Leisure

“One of the best views in New York City is finally coming back.

After more than four years of renovations, the Empire State Building — well known for its colorful nighttime light displays and incredible views of the city — is welcoming visitors to its 102nd floor observatory on Saturday, Oct. 12.” – travelandleisure.com Read More

Central Park Tower Surpasses 432 Park Avenue to Become The Tallest Residential Building in The Western Hemisphere – New York YIMBY

“Extell’s Central Park Tower has officially eclipsed 432 Park Avenue as the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere and New York City’s tallest..” newyorkyimby.com: Central Park Tower Surpasses 432 Park Avenue to Become The Tallest Residential Building in The Western Hemisphere – New York YIMBY

Art + Technology

shared.sponsoredcontent.com: Art + Technology “When Art and Physics Collide – Brought to you by Hyundai Motor Company Illuminating the principles of quantum physics, ‘Quantum’ invites us to explore new paradigms of modern science and techno-scientific culture. Ten artist projects explode how quantum physics impacts our social reality, with far-reaching and unexpected results. The curators join… Read More