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February 25, 2007

Long NYT Magazine profile on Jeff Wall, whose show opens today at MoMA
Living in Taipei means I don't get to see shows like these. Sucks.

February 15, 2007

LA Times has an article on the under-construction Grand Canyon Skywalk
Check out the accompanying photo gallery.

February 14, 2007

NYT story on dude with an 8,000-square-foot wine cellar containing more than 65,000 bottles

February 11, 2007

Architecture blog A Daily Dose of Architecture has completed a 30-buildings-in-30-days project examining notable works of architecture in NYC
I couldn't think of 30 things worth seeing in terms of architecture in NYC myself but he came up with a good list.

February 10, 2007

MLB ordered teams to store their game balls at 70°F and 50% humidity this season

February 9, 2007

There's a post on Chowhound reporting that May Wah (the Taiwanese pork chop rice place) is closing on Feb. 17
The owner is retiring. Kind of sad as I've been eating there regularly since 1987.

February 8, 2007

NY Times reviews the current show at Storefront for Art and Architecture examining small architecture magazines from the 60s and 70s

February 7, 2007

Glass walkway that juts out 70 feet from the rim of the Grand Canyon will open next month
That's scary.

WSJ on some dude who devised what he believes to be the fastest method for tying shoelaces.
The guy's website about shoelaces is absolutely fascinating. No, I'm not being facetious.

The best and worst fast foods for you
Burger King sweeps the worst list.

Article on the renovation of Mies' Crown Hall and Kahn's Yale University Art Gallery

New York's Neue Galerie has reassembled two dining rooms and two bedrooms designed by early modernist architect Josef Hoffmann

February 1, 2007

Bruni thinks Gordon Ramsay's new NYC restaurant is boring, tentative and full of bad decisions
Still gave it two stars, though.