Abandoned Buildings

A photographer traveled the world to explore over 100 abandoned locations in 6 months — and the photos are incredible

Abandoned places are eerie and enticing, but many of us wouldn't venture in to see them for ourselves. Thanks to Simon Yeung, however, we can peek …

Abandoned Buildings

As city awaits NGA, some investors begin eyeing north side

There was a gaggle of real estate investors and agents, a title company worker or two and a banker who strolled Friday past the historic red-brick …

Real Estate

Govt to give more clarity on land expropriation without compensation

The Public Works Ministry is working on adding a section to the Expropriation Bill that will cover the circumstances under which land expropriation …

Compensation

Ghost-hunting shrink turned urban explorer charged in bizarre break-in of N.J. submarine

A woman charged in the water-borne burglary of a World War II-era sub stuck in a murky Bergen County river is a psychologist and ghost hunter who …

New Jersey

Emotional funeral for opera founder David DiChiera: 'He was inspiring'

A large crowd packed into the ornate Detroit Opera House on Friday, weaving up and down its grand staircases and into theater seats for an emotional …

Presbyterian Church

I Was Going To Move To New York City For Work. Then, Hurricane Maria Happened

On Sept. 6, Hurricane Irma missed San Juan by 45 miles after being declared an “extremely dangerous” atmospheric event. Still, Puerto Rico's …

Hurricane Maria

Polar bears, ice fields: New cruises across Russian Arctic bring rare adventure

BOLSHEVIK ISLAND, Russian Arctic – As vacation destinations go, Baranov Station is a bit bleak. Located on a remote, ice-covered island deep in the Russian Arctic, the small research outpost offers such attractions as a view of weathered meteorological huts and a walk past rusted oil drums.<p>But Alan …

Germany

Tunnel into the past! From 'British Museum' to 'Down Street', the fascinating London Underground map that shows every single abandoned ‘GHOST STATION’

There are 49 abandoned stations on the 249-mile-long London Underground network – and they have all been detailed on a fascinating map of it.<p>It has …

Travel (UK)

Zesco Cooling Tower

The abandoned tower is the last remnant of Lusaka's first major power plant.<p>At first glance, many people assume the large cooling tower on the …

Zambia

Rapist jailed after victim recognises him six years later

A US rapist has been jailed for life without parole after one of his victims recognised him at a train station six years after the assault.Antonio …

Train Stations

The Graffiti Godfathers of Miami

We met up with the Miami Style Gods, who have been making their mark on the city since the early 90s.<p>All across Miami, you’ll find countless tags done by MSG—the Miami Style Gods, a graffiti crew that’s been around since the early 90s. And two decades later, they’re still bombing as many walls, …

Graffiti

Building a Life in Someone Else’s Ghost Town

The American desert can teach you many things. One important lesson is that the desert isn’t empty. Life thrives out there. Another lesson is that …

Long-form Journalism

This Photo Took 3 Months of Planning and 5 Hours of Arranging Flowers

“I Bloom For You” is a new photo in my series <i>I Found The Silence</i>. The idea was created in June 2018, and it was followed by 3 months of planning.<p>The …

Weather

Border Patrol agents discover nearly 200 illegal immigrants in remote Arizona desert

Border Patrol agents in Arizona discovered nearly 200 illegal immigrants in a remote desert area Sunday – the third major discovery over the last month.<p>Ajo Station agents patrolling several miles west of Lukeville Port found 102 illegal immigrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and 91 …

El Salvador

The UK's First Purpose-Built Immersive Theatre Space Will Launch This Christmas

Built within the iconic South London market grounds, The Buzz has been designed to inspire creativity and innovation, firmly providing a new home for …

Charlie Chaplin

Exploring Michigan's haunted, abandoned Eloise Asylum with ghost hunters

Ghost Hunting

Dunkin Donuts to build on Galvin Road

A Dunkin' Donuts restaurant will replace the abandoned gas station at the intersection of Galvin Road and Harlan Drive if the Bellevue City Council …

City Politics

88-year-old victim of carjacking: ‘I’d kill the SOB’

An elderly Michigan woman left battered and bruised when a man stole her car and purse outside a Walmart store Tuesday did not mince words when asked …

Carjacking

Bricks and more, ta: recycling entire buildings

As the world’s cities swell, spurring carbon-hungry construction, rural buildings are falling empty, leaving materials wasted. Engineers and …

Good News

Michigan agency helping reuse abandoned site in Belding

A former gas station site in Ionia County will be evaluated for redevelopment with financial assistance from the Michigan Department of Environmental …

News (U.S.)

17 Amazing Photographs of Abandoned Places

In 1995, the capital city of Plymouth on the island of Montserrat was evacuated due to an impending volcanic eruption. In 1997, the volcano erupted …

Volcanoes

Greek migrant crisis: Antifascist rally takes place on the island of Lesvos

Residents in Lesvos are divided. Some say that they are on the refugee’s side and that the island has open arms for them.<p>Others say that the island cannot take any more pressure as the migratory flows increase while Russia and Syria are preparing for an assault in Idlib.<p>A lot of the residents raise …

World News

ICA Watershed / Anmahian Winton Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The ICA Watershed is a large-scale space for contemporary art, located in an abandoned copper pipe …

Architecture

Urbanisation breathing innovative new life into cities

It is impossible to define the size of the ideal city. Consider the Japanese capital Tokyo and its busiest railway station Shinjuku. The equivalent …

Urbanization

Royalty Cinema fire: More than 50 firefighters tackle huge blaze in Harborne

The Royalty Cinema in Birmingham went up in flames overnight with more than 50 firefighters tackling the blaze.<p>West Midlands Fire and rescue rushed …

Art Deco

Human remains identified as those of missing Olympia woman

SOUTH HILL, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office has identified remains discovered last week near Tacoma as 41-year-old Ginger …

Olympia

6 secret urban adventures in London

From moonlit kayaking to campfire cocktails, urban adventuring is easier than you might think in London.<p>Getting out and about with your mates needn't …

Blade Runner

Cantrell eyes Municipal Auditorium as the new City Hall, but what about the rest of Armstrong Park?

On Tuesday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell floated the idea of turning the blighted Municipal Auditorium in Armstrong Park into the new City Hall. Cantrell …

City Halls

Atlanta man gets life sentence for rape after victim recognizes him at train station six years later

An Atlanta man was sentenced to life in prison Friday after he was convicted of raping a woman – who reportedly recognized him during a chance sighting at a train station six years after the assault.<p>Antonio White, 54, was waiting for a train at a MARTA subway station in Atlanta in October 2013 when …

Train Stations

Open House NY Reservations Are Now Open (And You Can Get Inside An Abandoned Governors Island Building!)

<i>A large ballroom inside the South Battery Building on Governors Island will be open to the public for the first time this year at OHNY. (Sai Mokhtari</i> …

New York City