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In Lucas Museum aftermath, Friends of the Parks stands defiant

As the dust settles on George Lucas' decision to abandon plans for a museum in Chicago, the group at the center of the controversy says the very public debate has left it more convinced than ever of its mission.<p>"I think it's strengthened our position," Friends of the Parks board President Lauren …

The Indian street food bringing theatre to your plate

<b>Chole bhature is street food as street theatre.</b><p>Chole is a spicy chickpea curry and comes accompanied with a very special kind of fried bread called bhature, and that's where the spectacle comes in.<p>The dish originated in the proud north Indian state of Punjab, but is now so popular across India that …

Artist David Hockney Paints Yosemite on His iPad

A collection of paintings by the renowned British artist attempt to capture the grandeur of Yosemite Valley.<p>On view until June 18 at the Pace Gallery …

National Parks

The Best (and Cheapest) Way to See San Francisco Might Surprise You

Photo by torbakhopper/Flickr<p>The 22 Fillmore bus line is your ride for these five must-see spots<p>Forget the touristy red hop on/hop off bus. When in …

San Francisco

Assistant Area Dean for Finland

Many people assume that the only Anglican congregation in Finland is in Helsinki. Of course, this is where Anglican work began in the country. …

72 Hours in Kyoto

Just by coincidence, I arrived in Kyoto two days after the anniversary of the attacks at Pearl Harbor. Despite once headlining the list of cities on …

72 Hours in San Francisco

Just so we’re clear, it’s not San Fran or ‘Frisco. It’s San Francisco. Or, if you prefer brevity, then SF works. The city of notorious microclimates …

72 Hours in Seattle

Seattle is a city of connections. In Seattle’s early history, it grew by connecting prospectors to the Yukon and dreams of gold and wealth. As an …

72 Hours in Denver

With a surge in development over the past several years, and a more recent renaissance in its dining and culture scene, Denver has worked to …

72 Hours in Santa Barbara

Some might be under the impression that Santa Barbara’s nickname, “The American Riviera”, is the product of marketing. That will change when you see …

72 Hours in Boston

Boston is the urban heart of New England. With a city population of 617,519 people, it’s nearly four times larger than the next-largest city in the …

72 Hours in Chicago

Chicago has always looked ahead. Chicago’s stockyards popularized the time zone and revolutionized commerce. When the streets filled with waste, …

22 Badass Hikes in Colorado

Save Place<p>The Incline, Cascade, CO 80809, USA<p>That's what the sign says at the bottom of the Manitou Incline Trail, an infamous hardcore fitness …

Hiking

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Travel

Amazing Temples Around the World

Save Place<p>Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India<p>For such an amazing place, Khajuraho was surprisingly tourist free. We went early to avoid the heat …

Siblings

I spent 2 weeks researching restaurants at every price point before my mom came to visit NYC, and here's where we went

About a month ago, my food-loving mom flew in from North Carolina to spend a weekend in New York City with me.<p>She was in charge of picking activities; I was in charge of picking food.<p>I wanted her to experience a variety of cuisines and see different neighborhoods of Manhattan. I also had to account …

Museum Love

These museums are cultural and historical destinations in and of themselves, offering unique glimpses into time and place through innovative design …

A Practical Guide to Exploring One of the Best Temple Parks in the World

PHOTO BY FLASH PARKER<p>Sunrise over Angkor Wat<p>The Cambodian flag is a true representation of what's important to the country. The red represents the …

Angkor Wat

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

When Maps Lie

Tips from a geographer on how to avoid being fooled.<p>Maps are big these days. Blogs and news sites (including this one) frequently post maps and those maps often go viral—40 maps that explain the world, the favorite TV shows of each U.S. state, and so on. They’re all over Facebook, Twitter, and …

Maps

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

The Walking Tour App That Will Change Your Perspective

Explore neighborhoods in San Francisco with Detour, a new audio walking tour app. Photo by runner 310/Flickr<p>Remember how we said that Detour, the …

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

Conference of European Churches statement on migrants

The Conference of European Churches (CEC) has just issued a press release on the situation of migrants seeking to reach Europe. I am posting the full …

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

Where does our Diocesan Prayer Diary come from?

The Prayer Diary is probably the most widely used publication we produce in this Diocese. In my view it is also one of the most comprehensive such …

This Tiny Washing Machine Would Make Laundry Day Suck a Lot Less

Forget spending an entire day at the laundromat. Soon, you’ll be able to wash your clothes faster at home… without using any electricity. Pick your jaw up off the floor, and put the washboard away. Because with a few taps of your foot, you will be able to do just that with a five-liter machine …

17 Amazing Books That Inspired Us to Travel

Photo by Liz Carlson<p>A good read draws you into a world of its own, but it can also move you to explore the wider world around you. Here are 17 titles …

Books