I first read about this bookstore in a list of the 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world and so I had to see it when I was in LA. It’s located in the heart of Downtown, on the corner of 5th and Spring Street, in an old bank building. They mostly sell used books… Read More LA. Downtown. The Last Bookstore.
After hearing about this new, creative island in Lisbon for quite a while, I finally managed to visit last year in May and I couldn’t wait to go back. My first visit was on a Sunday, when most of the shops were closed, so I was happy to go during the week this time and… Read More Lisbon. The LX Factory.
Whenever I am in Lisbon, I’m staying in the Bairro Alto neighborhood. There’s plenty of accomondation (such as Pensao Globo, the Independente Hostel & Suites, Residencia do Norte or Pensao Londres) as well as cafes, restaurants, shops and and amazing views. Within the last years I came to love the upper part of Bairro Alto… Read More Lisbon. Praca do Principe Real and Rua Dom Pedro V.
Embaixada is a new shopping gallery in the Principe Real neighborhood in Lisbon. The rooms of the 19th century moorish palace now host shops, selling fashion, jewelery or art. While the ground floor is made into a cozy cafe, the hallways show temporary art exhibitions.
the grove is a popular outdoor mall in the fairfax district in los angeles. all major retailers like gap, nordstrom, j. crew or crate and barrel can be found there, as well as many restaurants and a movie theater complex. the animated fountain at the main square was designed by wet design; a company based… Read More los angeles. the grove.
LXFactory is an arts center situated in and around an abandoned factory building in alcantara, right under the bridge “ponte 25 de abril”. established in 2008 it now hosts various businesses, shops, cafes and restaurants, workspaces for artists and galleries, as well as workshops, exhibitions and concerts. from their website: “It’s in the year 1846… Read More Portugal. Lisbon. LXFactory.
[these stairs definitely belong to the little things that make me happy in nyc. seen at opening ceremony on howard street.] Related articles nyc. manhattan. public art. the wall in soho. nyc. manhattan. in the village. nyc. manhattan and brooklyn seen from the east river ferry. los angeles. the grove. nyc. queens. long island city.… Read More nyc. soho. hello, i love you stairs.
housing works is a non profit organization based in new york helping homeless people living with hiv/aids. “In 1990, four members of the legendary AIDS activist group ACT UP—Keith Cylar, Charles King, Eric Sawyer and Virginia Shubert—decided to dedicate themselves to serving one of New York City’s most neglected populations: the tens of thousands of homeless men, women, and… Read More nyc. housing works. bookstore and cafe.
livraria lello & irmao in porto is one of the oldest bookshops in portugal. and the most beautiful i’ve ever seen.