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To Her, I Was

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents
Tricia McCallum

Her name was Catherine. Her favorite song was "Imagine" by John Lennon. Her favorite color, yellow. She knew the words to just about any song you could name and would sing at the drop of a hat.

Hauntology and Psychogeography Inspire New Album From Drew Mulholland of Mount Vernon Arts Lab Fame

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Helen I. Hwang

Timing is everything and it's probably no coincidence that we scheduled our interview right before Halloween, which has its centuries-old roots in Gaelic and Celtic regions, like Scotland where we meet.

See More This Winter: Travel to Europe & $ave!

trivago | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel
trivago

The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Harry Benson, Legendary Photographer

Ian Spanier | Posted 11.29.2014 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Call Harry Benson the Zelig of modern photography: He came to the U.S. with the Beatles in 1964 and took what are certainly the most candid shots of ...

What Voting Day Is Like for the Scottish Referendum

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Helen I. Hwang

One simple question deserves one simple answer. Should Scotland be an independent country? With a miniature sharpened pencil -- the kind you're given at a miniature golf course -- I could put a big "X" to indicate "Yes" or "No."

Scotland on the Eve of Referendum

Dick Simon | Posted 11.17.2014 | World
Dick Simon

During 10 days of walking the 96-mile West Highland Way in Scotland, we were inundated by a cacophony of signs from both sides of Scotland's September 18 independence/devolution referendum.

History in Scotland Meets Class in the 2014 Lexus IS 350

Rita Cook | Posted 10.30.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

What goes better with a Scotland sojourn that the oh, so fancy 2014 Lexus IS 350, not only cutting edge cool, but refined and redesigned perfectly for the buyer looking for pristine styling and an interior complete with amenities that surpass the usual fare.

In Time for the Scottish Referendum, the Battle of Bannockburn Gets a Facelift

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots to believe they could triumph even if they were outnumbered and outarmored by the English.

Glasgow: From Pubs to Parks In Scotland's 'Second City'

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Glasgow has been busy brushing the soot off its sandstone and washing behind its no-longer-industrial ears. What has emerged after decades of careful restoration is a Victorian city where you can breathe the beautiful air.

What's There To Do In Glasgow?

AP | By PAUL KELBIE | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The image of Scotland's largest city as a hard and dirty industrial center is long gone. Instead, this former European Capi...

The Bottom-Line Patterns of Urban Street Design

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

A recent collaboration suggests that we should explicitly recognize historic patterns of pedestrian city settings in contemporary urban design and pol...

Commemorating the Alma Ata Declaration

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Last week was a fascinating one. On Monday I delivered a memorial lecture at the City Health 2013 conference in Glasgow in honour of Allison Chesney a...

Glasgow and One Year to Go Commonwealth Games 2014

Ankita Sinha | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Ankita Sinha

My recent visit to Scotland "One Year To Go Commonwealth Games" event in July opened my eyes to the side of the country I never knew before.

What to Do in Glasgow, Local-Style

Bart van Poll | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

What can we say about Glasgow? According to one of our locals Gill, Glasgow has one of the best music scenes in the UK and the people are a friendly bunch!

Glasgow Mayor Rejects Calls to End Russian Twin City Agreement Over Gay Rights

Dan Littauer | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Dan Littauer

The response came after hundreds of members of Glasgow's LGBT community and its supporters signed a petition demanding that the mayor cut the city's ties with its Russian sister city Rostov-on-Don, due to the country's recent law banning so-called "homosexual propaganda."

Two Types of People in Glasgow

Rick Steves | Posted 08.02.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Glasgow is a city where it seems there are two kinds of people: those who live to drink beer and cheer their soccer team, and those who confuse you by having that hard Glaswegian accent yet are cosmopolitan, sophisticated, cultured, and hardworking.

Glasgow Surprises

Rick Steves | Posted 08.02.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

In recent years, I've really been enjoying what I consider the "second cities" of Europe. The Chicagos of Europe don't get a free ride, and they lack ...

PHOTOS: Day Trips Put Cities In Context

Global Yodel | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

All the books about the resiliency of a city's people pale compared to hiking the desolate mountains their ancestors crossed centuries before.

The Heart of Christmas Past

Deborah Swiss | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Swiss

Harkening back to the heart of Christmas in 1869, time spent with loved ones was the treasured centerpiece. This year, I hope to rejoice in the essence of a season that celebrates and strengthens our family ties alongside the humanity we can so easily extend to one another.

Airport Returns Duchess' Lost Diamond Tiara

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel

The perils of traveling often begin with lost luggage, and it seems even British nobility can't escape that woe. It all began six years ago when th...

Man Gets Ear Bitten Off In KFC

Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

A normal visit to fried chicken chain KFC turned violent for one British man Friday night, when he was randomly attacked by two men in their late teen...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Twin Atlantic Get "Free" and JB Baretsky Serves "Life"

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home
Jon Chattman

Twin Atlantic have more in common with Lethal Weapon actor Danny Glover than you might think.

From Glasgow to Glory: Director Lynne Ramsay on We Need to Talk About Kevin

Dan Lybarger | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

The film hasn't received any Oscar nominations, but Ramsay demonstrates that her uniquely Scottish sensibility translates remarkably well stateside.

A Remembrance In Edinburgh

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 03.10.2012 | Travel
Barry Yourgrau

As my plane descended towards Scotland, I boasted to the guy next to me that the first thing I'd do in Glasgow was grab a meat pie and a pint of Tennant's 80 shilling ale.

What Heaven Looks Like: Part 2

James Elkins | Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts
James Elkins

I am serializing an unpublished book in this column. It's about an amazing, mysterious manuscript I discovered in Scotland with nothing in it but 50 watercolor paintings.