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Meet an Oscar Wilde-Themed Novelty Gastropub in New York

Oscar Wilde once wrote: “There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” Naturally, I couldn’t leave the new Oscar Wilde-themed novelty gastropub in Manhattan to such a fate. Yes,…

The Central Role Student Exhibitions Play in VCFA’s MFA in Visual Art Program

As students travel to the Montpelier, Vermont campus at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) for residency from across North America, so does their artwork — whether commercially shipped, carefully packed in suitcases or loaded into cars and buses. Upon…

Top Galleries at Petit Palais in FIAC 2017

FIAC 2017 for the newly launched sector, ‘On Site’ will bring together 24 galleries all across the world under the roof of Petit Palais and 12 more in the Avenue Winston Churchill. The spread on the prestigious Petit Palais…

Trump Supporter Suing West Village Bar Demands Religious Recognition For MAGA Hat: Gothamist

(Getty) The Philadelphia accountant suing a West Village bar for allegedly denying him service over his “Make America Great Again” hat is now arguing that he is a member of a “protected class,” and likening his support for the MAGA…

Oil rig explodes in the middle of Lake Pontchartrain, injuring several near New Orleans | Inhabitat

An oil rig on Lake Pontchartrain exploded on Sunday night in Kenner, Louisiana, home of the Louis Armstrong International Airport and only a few miles from New Orleans. Authorities began receiving calls about the explosion around 7:18 PM on Sunday;…

6 Great Children’s Books About Fall to Read This Season

I’ve gathered about some great fall reads for kids. Some of these “fall” squarely in the kid lit column, while others are more YA, but I wanted to spread the love for all things fall! Check out six of the…

An Experimental Book Tests Our Ability to Perceive Multiple Mediums Simultaneously

Pages from Nicolas Jaar’s Network (courtesy Nicolas Jaar/Printed Matter) Living up to its name, the book Network, a project by Chilean electronic musician Nicolas Jaar co-published by Printed Matter and Other People, can be opened at pretty much any point and read…

Drink Your Fill Of Rye Whiskey At First Ever Rye Week In NYC: Gothamist

(courtesy New York Distilling Company) Rye: so hot right now. As the grain regrows in prominence in the culinary world, so too is that growth mirrored in the spirits industry, where rye whiskey is rising to prominence alongside America’s big…

10 Trumpkins that are making Halloween great again | Inhabitat

As Halloween draws near, it’s time once again to revisit our new favorite Halloween past time – Trumpkins. People all over the country are decorating their jack-o-lanterns to look like President Donald Trump, and it’s easy to understand why. On…

Why I Cosplayed As My Favorite Fictional Character Even Though I Am Socially Anxious

I recently attended my very first New York Comic Con. And though I could have started slow with my first con—perhaps just wearing jeans, comfortable shoes, and my Ms. Marvel tank top—I went full-on Squirrel Girl: Leggings. Bodysuit. Boots. Jacket.…