Christopher Columbus

Philadelphia's 6 Best Outdoor Bars

The most endearing quality of these top-rated outdoor bars goes beyond the twinkle of string lights and the novelty of a hammock garden. It lies in …

Travel

Palmer Trinity School has three new innovation spaces

The students and staff of Palmer Trinity School have three new innovation spaces that promote the development of creativity, problem-solving and …

Miami Beach

Decolonizing Columbus Day in the Americas

On October 12, 1492, an Italian explorer named Christopher Columbus arrived on the shores of the “New World.” He meant to exploit the lucrative spice …

Costa Rica

How Did Colón Become Columbus?

Explorer's name varies from country to country<p>Since Christopher Columbus came from Spain, it should be obvious that Christopher Columbus wasn't the …

Latin America

Should Westwood Abandon Columbus Day?

With Somerville being the most recent city to exchange "Columbus Day" for "Indigenous Peoples' Day," should Westwood change as well?<p>On October 8, …

Columbus Day

The Baths

The island's most famous beach is a series of small coves. Its many granite boulders look like marbles tossed into the blue bay. Tip: go early or …

Christopher Columbus

San Francisco to remove statue depicting Native American

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco board decided Wednesday to remove a 19th century statue that activists say is racist and demeaning to indigenous …

San Francisco

'If you want talk about a name Italian-Americans speak with reverence, try Frank Sinatra'

"If you want talk about a name Italian-Americans speak with reverence, try Frank Sinatra," Mayor Joseph Curtatone said.

Columbus Day

No More Columbus Day in Somerville: Patch PM

Also: Target to hire 4,000 seasonal workers; Jay Leno zings "idiots" of Sudbury; Mansfield teen honored; and more.<p><i>Welcome to Thursday's Patch PM.</i> …

Jay Leno

Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park is under review

In my November 4, 2004 column, I asked, “How did you observe Columbus Day? Were you one of the millions who went shopping downtown or at a mall, …

African-American News

I Read Over 7,600 Post Malone Tweets And Here Are 24 That I Can't Forget

Is this my cry for help?

Post Malone

Unlearning the Origins of Photography

At the Verso blog, curator and theorist Ariella Azoulay has published an essay based on her book-in-progress Potential History: Unlearning …

Imperialism

Potential buyers can check out Harvey-damaged replica ship

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A city in South Texas is going to let potential buyers examine a Hurricane Harvey-damaged replica of one of the ships used by Christopher Columbus to reach the New World.<p>Corpus Christi officials say representatives of groups interested in preserving and restoring the …

Hurricane Harvey

Harvey-Damaged Columbus Replica Ship In South Texas For Sale

<b>CORPUS CHRISTI (CBSDFW.COM/AP)</b> — A South Texas city has begun the process to sell a Hurricane Harvey-damaged replica of one of the ships used by …

Extreme Weather

Residents debate: Does a statue of Christopher Columbus belong in Tower Grove Park?

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> St. Louis residents met just beside the Christopher Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park on Saturday to discuss the monument’s future, …

Rights & Freedoms

Christopher Columbus has been in this St. Louis park for 130 years. Will he have to go?

The statue of Christopher Columbus at the entrance to Tower Grove Park in the center of St. Louis has stood there for more than 130 years, silent as …

Rights & Freedoms

Barge that sailed in the times of Christopher Columbus pulled up from the deep

Archaeological digs are underway to excavate a giant medieval barge that carried goods down the Vistula in the 15th Century. Conservation will take 8 …

Archaeology

Tower Grove Park Columbus statue faces uncertain future

Discussions about removing the Christopher Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park have re-emerged. Activists have banded together to plan an event, …

National Parks

First a Confederate statue came down in St. Louis. Is the Christopher Columbus monument next?

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> Roughly a year after a Confederate monument was removed from Forest Park, the placement of another contentious statue in a St. Louis park …

St. Louis

Did Extraterrestrials Help Christopher Columbus Discover America?

<b>In the distant year of 1492, Christopher Columbus and his group spotted the shores of San Salvador, ending their 70-day travel. However, a few hours</b> …

UFOs

Man Accused of Raping Woman Inside Philadelphia Strip Club

A man was arrested for allegedly raping a woman inside a Philadelphia strip club.<p>Jamano Leslie, 31, of Burlington, New Jersey, Leslie is accused of …

Crime

Phillies Players Attending PSPCA's Puppapalooza Announced! | MLB.com

Tickets are on sale now for "Puppapalooza at the Pier," featuring special appearances by Phillies players, all to help animals in need!<p>The …

Festivals

Boston Arts Festival

The Boston Arts Festival will take place Saturday, September 8 & Sunday, September 9th, from 11am – 6:30 pm, at Christopher Columbus …

Boston

Watch JPEGMAFIA share his come up story in “The First Time”

“The First Time” with JPEGMAFIA<p>That mmm... bop.<p>JPEGMAFIA doesn't hold his tongue for anyone. And with a laundry list of locations he's lived in so …

Bop

This 1491 map may have influenced Christopher Columbus

A 1491 map that likely influenced Christopher Columbus's conception of world geography is getting a new lease on life, now that researchers have revealed its faded, hidden details with cutting-edge technology.<p>Researchers pulled off this feat by turning to multispectral imaging, a powerful digital …

Imaging

1491 Map May Have Influenced Christopher Columbus

A 1491 map that likely influenced Christopher Columbus's conception of world geography is getting a new lease on life, now that researchers have …

Imaging

Thursday Night! End of Summer Fireworks Return to Boston Harbor

The sixth annual Illuminate the Harbor fireworks will kick off Labor Day weekend on Thursday, August 30th, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Boston Harbor Now, …

Boston

These Tiny Fireworms Light up to Make Love

Scientists are studying the biology behind this mesmerizing mating ritual, first spotted by Christopher Columbus.<p>Bermuda fireworms are tiny sea dwellers that ordinarily wouldn’t attract much attention: they’re less than one inch long, and live concealed among corals and algae on the seabed. But …

Research

Replicas Of Christopher Columbus’ Ships Nina And Pinta Docking In Louisville

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” That’s a refrain you probably said in grade school — and I bet you still remember the names of his ships: …

Replicas

A New Study Examines The Science Behind The Dazzling Bermuda Fireworms That Christopher Columbus Documented

Bermuda fireworms achieve their luminescence as part of an extremely complex mating ritual that is now finally understood by scientists.<p>In 1492, the …

Research