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The Faithful Shopper: Power of the Purse

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Our mothers were right - the right purse makes all the difference to an outfit, and there's never been a better time for a new statement. We all know ...

Wake on the Wild Side: Lou Reed to Be Celebrated at London Memorial Service

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"This would be a very different world without Lou Reed. There are many people who feel a distinct need to say goodbye" says Pakula. "This is event is intended for anyone and everyone whose life has been touched by his music and poetry, be they old rock stars, young musicians or just ordinary folk."

Still Need Halloween Inspiration?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.31.2013 | Weird News

For the first time ever Geeks are Sexy made its way to MCM London Comic Con. You might not look as awesome as some of these cosplayers, but these ...

London, Travel Secrets From a Local

Global Yodel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We sent photographer Leila Peterson out with a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London to get her perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in her hometown. She sent back this amazing locals' guide with a beautiful photo series!

Your Weekly Travel Zen: City Parks

Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes from Melissa DeCastro. Her photograph captures London's Hyde Park. City parks are an oasis of individua...

Sydney Schools Los Angeles on Sustainability

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 12.25.2013 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

By Mark Gold and Jon Christensen Los Angeles could learn a lot by looking across the Pacific for lessons on how to move quickly towards energy and wa...

Police Release Shocking Images Of Attack On American Student In London

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

Shocking images released by Scotland Yard show a brutal attack on an American student that took place in the capital last June. American student Franc...

London Dining: First Looks At Two "Taverns": Merchants And Berners

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.17.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

I wonder when the practice of naming elegant urban restaurants "taverns" started. Whatever its history, the "tavern" shingle is hanging outside quite a few London restaurants at the moment, and it certainly evokes generosity and good times.

Finding Urban 'Tethers' in City Places

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

In London's Russell Square one recent morning, I saw the human-scale "tether" illustrated above. Whether for safety or togetherness, parent and chi...

Yes, These Theaters Are Haunted!

Budget Travel | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Maybe it's just because the buildings are old and creaky, maybe it's because we expect our emotions to get cranked up to 11 when we walk into a performance space, but these 10 theaters all come with at least one resident spirit.

Which Cosplayer Wins?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

With New York Comic Con happening, and Halloween fast approaching, people everywhere are scrambling to get their costumes together fast. If you're hav...

I'm a Dandy! No, I'm Not. A New Book Ponders the Cravated Conundrum

Cator Sparks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Cator Sparks

Hitting shops this month is a new book on those gentleman nobody is ever sure what to do with, the Dandy. As someone labeled such, I have heard the confusion. "Say, why are you so dressed up?"

You Get to Choose

Flynn Coleman | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Flynn Coleman

Waiting in line can be a tedious experience. It can also be an opportunity to be mindful, an excuse to dream, or a chance to meet new and interesting people.

Passenger With NO EXPERIENCE Lands Plane When Things Go Haywire

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Weird News

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — A passenger with no flying experience safely landed a light airplane at a British airport after the pilot became incapacitat...

Let's Bring the Gay Games to London

Rosalind Campion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Rosalind Campion

With equality high on the agenda, Britain is becoming a better and better place to be an LGBT person. And yet, I couldn't help noting it was disconcerting that only about 23 of the thousands of Olympic athletes in 2012 were publicly known to be gay.

Americans In London: The Expat Experience On Travel With Kate (WATCH)

Posted 10.03.2013 | MarloThomas

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live abroad? My niece, travel journalist Kate Thomas, traveled to London and spoke with members of the...

£1 Million Home Trashed After 600 Show Up To Facebook Party

Evening Standard, London | Pavan Amara | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

This is the scene outside a £1 million north London home when police were called to disperse hundreds of revellers who had turned up to a party adver...

Archeologists Make Incredible Find On Crossrail Site

Evening Standard, London | Staff/Agency | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Archaeologists working on the £14.8 billion Crossrail project have unearthed 20 skulls, believed to have once belonged to Romans. The cross-London s...

Around the World in Eight Days

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

The eight day trip started out with an absolutely must see stop at the Tsukiji Fish Market at 5 a.m. Even at that hour the place is bustling with activity.

The Best Cocktails In London

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel
Find. Eat. Drink.

London is known for having the best pubs in the world, but don't overlook the cocktails! They range from experimental and refined to classic and refreshing.

Celebrity Chefs - of the 1930s - at London's National Portrait Gallery

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

To me, the interest lies in the depiction of these chefs -- who were at the top of their profession -- not as grease-spattered toilers in steamy basement kitchens but as dignified artisan-managers. As we think of chefs today, they were figures to be admired as creators, not despised as servants.

GUESTBOOK 3 A Journal About Living Beautifully - and Sharing It

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
Emily Elyse Miller

One of the most exclusive magazines on the planet can only be found in the luxury apartments rented out by onefinestay. With locations in Paris, London, New York, and LA, it's the perfect way to live like a local.

London Prison To Open Restaurant Run By Inmates

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

From serving time to serving dinner: Brixton inmates run restaurant behind bars to help them go straight Tables will be given by appointment and gu...

Street Style at London Fashion Week

W | Posted 11.19.2013 | Style
W

Street Style at London Fashion Week Spring 2014: see all of the looks W loves.

The Story of an American Jazz Musician

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 11.17.2013 | Arts
Lionel Rolfe

Unquestionably Jazz is America's greatest musical form. It is our classical music. Like the Russians, we have excelled in producing great writers and great musicians.