intersection 08.20.10

Best of MUG
& Wish You Were Here

We're taking our annual summer break and we'll see you again on September 7th. Enjoy the rest of the summer!



Recessional Globetrotting
World culture, local train.



Broadway Flops
Some musicals and plays are so excruciating, so insanely off-the-rails,
that they can offer their own perverse enjoyment.



Cool Design
Hand-cut maps, a Yeti Forest Pint Glass, and Ink Thermo Cups.



9 Great Sounds
A short list of people, places, and things
that are part of the city's soundscape.



By the Numbers
The oldest living New Yorker, a Wall Street burger, and other stats.



Peppers
Notes on the Scoville scale.



The 4th Bin
A service that offers pickup of e-waste.



How to Help the Gulf Coast
There's still plenty to do before the good times roll.



Stuyvesant Street
A brief history.



Gardens
A few lesser-knowns.




From Wish You Were Here:



Shanghai Propaganda Art Center
An erased era in 5,000 indelible images.



Las Paletas Gourmet Popsicles
Icy Mexican treats for dog days.



Baumgartners Cheese Store and Tavern
Limburger v. tough guy; limburger wins.



27 Charcos
If one waterfall is awesome, then what do you call
a couple dozen of them? In a row?



Scuola di Merletti
Tracing lace to its rich beginnings.



Room 606
The egg and the swan in their natural habitat.



The Red Tree House
A haven in Mexico City.












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