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What Went Down The Night 4 Black Women Were Denied Entry At A UK Nightclub

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.02.2015 | Black Voices

Men and women across the United Kingdom are speaking out about a popular upscale London nightclub that allegedly denied entry to a group of four blac...

Final Days for John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.

My Struggle Against Islamophobes

Atif Rashid | Posted 10.01.2015 | Religion
Atif Rashid

I feel as though I'm in an almost-daily battle with Islamophobes whether online or in my mind trying to figure out why these people have so much hatred against Islam.

Join the Dance with William Kentridge at the Marian Goodman Gallery | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts

The prolific South African artist, William Kentridge, presents an array of new works at the Marian Goodman Gallery.

What Work Cultures Around The World Can Teach Us About Leadership

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

What do Ikea and Volvo have in common? Aside from both companies hailing from Sweden, they share the Scandinavian tradition of Janteloven, or the Law...

Cornflakes Are Not the Answer

Dan Glass | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics
Dan Glass

There has recently been heated discussion as to why I empathized with those who threw paint over Brick Lane's cereal cafe. Many of my friends thought it was a poor choice of target and format for people's anger.

If These Hotels Did Not Exist, Neither Would These 9 Things You Love

Oyster | Posted 09.28.2015 | Travel

The Bloody Mary? First concocted in a hotel. The heart-shaped tub? Well, some of us love them -- and they, too, were first introduced in a hotel.

Want to Go to Europe? Go Now | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel

Flying to Europe is now more affordable than it was over the summer ( and more affordable than last year). The average price of a flight to Europe has dropped about 13% compared to summer and overall it's 9.6% cheaper than 2014.

A Family's Guide to London

MiniTime | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

The United Kingdom's capital city is known for its fun, entertainment, rich history and cultural heritage. From double decker red buses to the Queen's very own Buckingham Palace, the list of things to do and see in the 'Big Smoke' are endless.

Ai Weiwei at London's Royal Academy

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 09.23.2015 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

Protest can be elegant. Famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's political dissonance with China through his art and artistry makes this a compelling retrospective at London's Royal Academy.

Princess Eugenie Is Red Hot On A Night Out With Cara Delevingne

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.22.2015 | Style

Princess Eugenie just made London Fashion Week look royally fun.  Queen Elizabeth II's sixth grandchild looked better than ever Monday ...

Europe's Best Street Art Uncovered

Trip4real | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel

Back in the day it was considered a kind of vandalism that made cities dirtier and belittled their prestige, but today graffiti is capturing the global attention of travelers, artists and art critics and fueling a new kind of tourism.

Gordon Ramsay's Response To Chef With Epilepsy Who Got Fired Proves He's A Big Softie

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.18.2015 | Good News

Gordon Ramsay -- yes, that Gordon Ramsay -- actually did something pretty darn heartwarming for a fellow chef.  Twitter user Aaron Merry, who use...

The 10 British Foods You Have To Try (And Why)

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 09.17.2015 | Taste
Eating Europe Tours

You cannot talk about food in the United Kingdom without mentioning tea, as the average Brit drinks three cups of tea per day.

Outbox Incubator: Girls in STEM, A New Breed of Entrepreneurs

Anne Ravanona | Posted 09.17.2015 | Technology
Anne Ravanona

A ground-breaking initiative called the Outbox Incubator, the first ever incubator for women in STEM has just finished; motivating and helping its first group of 115 girls from across the EU to launch science or tech-based businesses.

Welcoming Refugees Should not be About Party Politics

Philip Kyle | Posted 09.16.2015 | World
Philip Kyle

The UK has a moral obligation to save people who are fleeing from war and persecution. It is as simple as that. We can discuss the modalities, but our generosity in welcoming them should not raise a single eyebrow.

Two-One-Two, I'll Always Be True

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.15.2015 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Was I kidding myself all along about this twelve-by-two mile enchanted island, or am I just getting too old to appreciate it?

Patricia Clarkson Takes the Wheel

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It is unmistakably Patricia Clarkson on the phone, that husky, honeyed purr and laugh too distinctive not to recognize. "I'm a New Orleans native, ...

What's Old Is Very New In London's Restaurants

John Mariani | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

A hundred years ago The Ritz London opened its doors on Piccadilly, named after Swiss hotelier César Ritz (though not associated with the present Ritz-Carlton hotels or The Ritz in Paris and Madrid).

How to Belong Anywhere, My Experience With Airbnb

K. Ford K. | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel
K. Ford K.

While the locations and amenities of airbnbs are important, the most important thing by far are the people, the hosts who made us feel right at home. We experienced firsthand that we weren't just renting a room.

How to Choose the Perfect London Hotel

George Hobica | Posted 09.03.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Over the past 40 years or so, I've stayed in over 100 London hotels, from grotty bed-and-breakfasts near Paddington Station to the Savoy and Claridge's, and I've never seen a city with so much variety. New York City doesn't even come close.

Not Cheap, but London Hotels and Restaurants Hold the Line on Prices

John Mariani | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

A recent trip to London indicated that restaurateurs and hoteliers are more sensitive to price, competing for the 17 million tourists who visit. This means more hotel package deals, a lot more creature comforts, and better fixed-price meals.

100 Disposable Cameras Were Given To Homeless People. Here's What Happened Next

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.02.2015 | Impact

In July, Café Art, a U.K.-based arts initiative, gave 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to homeless people in London with just one instructi...

Turner's Timeless Show of Light, Color and Wonder

William Bradley | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
William Bradley

I've seen the show twice, taking the better part of a day each time. Along with Vermeer and Van Gogh, Turner's one of my very favorite artists. The experience of this show rates as one of the aesthetic highlights of my life.

How a Human-Centered Soundscape Is Making London a Smarter City

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 08.31.2015 | Impact
Melissa Jun Rowley

To help humanize the development of their project, the Cities Unlocked team commissioned the Helen Hamlyn Centre at the Royal College of Art to shadow eight people with sight loss as they planned and undertook walking journeys.