All Blog Posts Tagged 'city' (22)

Enormous Street Art Portraits in Cuba

Street artists JR and José Parlá recently teamed up to create enormous and yet very intimate portraits of senior citizens who survived the Cuban Revolution (1953-1959). It's a continuation of a series called The Wrinkles of the City that JR started in Cartegena, Spain and that was recreated in…


Added by alice on April 18, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Striking Photos Show New York Then and Now

Central Park, 1933 vs Now

Take a journey with us, if you will, back in time to see how one of the most important cities in the world has evolved. Evan Joseph, one of New York's leading photographers of architecture, had previously given as an incredible birds eye view of…


Added by alice on November 14, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

City Collages Scramble Time

Challenging us to think about the way we view time, Pep Ventosa creates photo collages of famous cities around the world that resemble surreal paintings. By assembling dozens to several hundred separate photographs together, he turns life's moments into puzzle pieces. It's as if he reconstructs a whole new reality.

As his website states, "His work is focused on an exploration of the… Continue

Added by alice on June 2, 2011 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Beautiful Berlin Architecture

Berlin, Germany-based photographer Jens Fersterra knows how to pay respect to his city. Though he's skiled in landscape photography, having shot the rolling fields in Tuscany and the beautiful waterfalls and volcanoes in Iceland, Festerra's most mesmerizing photos are taken right in his own neighborhood.

With careful attention paid to light, contrast, patterns and lines, the… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on May 30, 2011 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

New York City from Above (5 photos)

This is a really great aerial photo series of New York by the Denver Post. The photos are by Daniel Acker. Stan Honda and Mario Tama. via Who Designed It?

An aerial photo of Central Park Aerial night shot of New York City. An aerial photo of Yankee Stadium. An aerial photo of New York City. Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on July 28, 2010 at 8:33pm — 2 Comments

Google Introduces City Tours

If you're quickly looking for things to do in a new city, try checking out Google's new City Tours. It's the latest launch to emerge from Google Labs that can build itineraries for brief trips to locations around the globe in a matter of seconds. Head on over to TechCrunch to read more about it or you can try it out yourself,… Continue

Added by alice on July 16, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Scion Presents: Papershapers

Papershapers, curated by Giant Robot opens on April 11 at Scion’s 4,500 square foot Installation L.A. Gallery Space in Culver City. Papershapers is a group show featuring ten artists who work with paper-not "on paper." The exhibition will feature works that are cut, torn, folded, and sewn into unique creations. Shin Tanaka will be making a rare U.S. appearance at the opening and will be on hand to show original pieces and fold paper with attendees!

Tanaka is… Continue

Added by mobileunderground on April 9, 2009 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Let's Go! CitizenM Hotel Promises Affordable Luxury

In these times if there is anything modern luxury is trying to become it is economical. But how do you keep costs low when you start up a hotel? How about by fabricating modular units off-site and then stacking them together to make a building? CitizenM is trying this out with their new modern design hotels.

From the outside it looks like a stack of a few hundred… Continue

Added by alice on March 22, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

CERASOLI gallery presents DAVID O'BRIEN 'Explosions in a Mental Sky' / TOFER CHIN 'Double Dip'

C E R A S O L I g a l l e r y presents;

DAVID O’BRIEN 'Explosions in a Mental Sky'

TOFER CHIN 'Double Dip'

March 14 – April 15, 2009

Opening Reception: Saturday March 14, 6 - 9pm

C E R A S O L I gallery is pleased to present a pair of exhibitions by two artists producing graphically bold works that blur the distinctions between the natural and… Continue

Added by mobileunderground on March 9, 2009 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Want to Know Some Hot Spots? Introducing UrbanDaddy and the Morgan Hotel Group's THE LIST.

If you're looking to travel and you want a quick list of some of the hottest places in a big city where do you start? You can throw a forum question up on theMET and get some great answers (ex. San Francisco,… Continue

Added by alice on December 9, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Why is the Father's Office Burger So Damn Good? The Trio Investigate.

The reason why the Father's Office burger is worth jumping over? Because it's one of the best damn burgers in town. But why? What makes their signature Office burger so damn good?

You check their website and though it's pretty in Flash and the sounds are cool, you… Continue

Added by alice on December 6, 2008 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

An Expensive Grilled Cheese Sandwhich That Rocks My World! Meltdown Etc. Reviewed.

First things first. Yes, you can probably make these at home in your kitchen. And yes, these grilled cheese sandwiches are a little bit pricey at about $8.50 each. BUT. Oh yes and there is a but.

These are some damn good grilled cheese sandwiches!

Before heading to the Arc Light to check out the much hyped Slumdog Millionaire, bro and I mosied our… Continue

Added by alice on November 24, 2008 at 9:30pm — 6 Comments

Scion Presents: Big Geezers, Opens Nov 8th

Big Geezers, curated by The London Police, opens on November 8 at Scion’s 4,500 square foot Installation L.A. Gallery in Culver City. BIG GEEZERS represents a would-be family of European and American artists who, over several years, have met, worked together and traveled the globe in search of adventure, hope and good times.

The BG crew will blend visual ingredients with interactive methods to delight gallery enthusiasts with an entertaining… Continue

Added by mobileunderground on October 30, 2008 at 7:11pm — 1 Comment

Hip, Happenin' IHOP Designed By Martha Stewart's Wacky Sister: S & W Country Diner, Culver City

Friday's lunch took me to see my wonderful friend, Kaz, at S&W Country Diner in Culver City. You may remember Kaz from a while back, we met through Jon the filmmaker, who I met at Pippin, which I sent to because of Mary Seibert's suggestion. Did you follow? :)

In… Continue

Added by alice on October 27, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments

LAFD saves the SiMonster!!!

whew. y'all will be happy to know that your tax dollars by way of the LAFD has rolled out in full force to save yours truly.

8 LAFD ladder trucks

4 LAFD paramedic trucks

1 LAFD supervisor SUV

1 little brush fire, probably started by a smoker on lunch break.

1 innocent SiMonster saved.

photo credit: SiMonster

all rights reserved, SiMonster in His Office Images,… Continue

Added by SiMonster on October 22, 2008 at 1:31pm — 5 Comments

The Giant Marlin, Sushi Clock, and Dirty Curtain Should Have Told Me to Turn Back: Kaizuka Sushi in Culver City

You know when you're pissed that you've had such a crappy meal that you wish you could reverse time and start over? Yes, my friends, this was our lunch yesterday at Kaizuka.

After our little adventure at the Domino Bazaar, Sam and I headed back onto Culver to try out this grilled cheese place called Meltdown. How can you go wrong with a place that… Continue

Added by alice on October 18, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

A Modern Korean Restaurant in Culver City: Gyenari Opens Its Doors

I've been really excited about this Korean restaurant opening up on the Westside since it is now up against Wharo in Marina del Rey. It's always good to see a little competition, keeps everyone on their toes. Also, I'm always interested in seeing how ethnic restaurants update their look to appeal to a wider audience.

Does a restaurant… Continue

Added by alice on July 27, 2008 at 11:30pm — 4 Comments

Inner City Snail - A slow-moving street art project by Slinkachu: London

According the website - "no snails were harmed, they just had their homes vandalized."

Snail Grafitti

Hitchin' a Ride

Illegally Parked

Inner City Snail… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 15, 2008 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Fro-Yo Wars: Cantaloop pulls ahead of Pinkberry and Red Mango

Yesterday, a bunch of us went to eat lunch at Tokyo 7-7 in Culver City (see past blog post), then we hopped around the corner to grab some dessert at Cantaloop. This location, on Main Street and Culver, just opened on Friday. I was skeptical about… Continue

Added by alice on July 13, 2008 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

A little Chicago in Culver City: Rush Street

Eugene, Annie, Sam and I went out to the soft launch of Rush Street last night. Rush Street is a bar/restaurant/lounge in Culver City that's adding to the whole revitalization of that area. It's across the street from Tender Greens and right next to the new Korean restaurant that's coming in called Gyenari.

You can't really judge the overall vibe on opening night… Continue

Added by alice on July 12, 2008 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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