(via Learning Omaha: Social Practice in Action (Part 3))
OMAHA — I walked from Nebraska to Iowa this morning, over the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. This is something I’ve done a few times since arriving in Omaha, actually. It’s not as dramatic as it sounds, only about the distance from the west side of Manhattan into New Jersey. It’s funny that New York, which has so much pedestrian infrastructure, hasn’t made a walking bridge from state to state, while Nebraska, which generally doesn’t, has.
READ MORE

(via Learning Omaha: Social Practice in Action (Part 3))

OMAHA — I walked from Nebraska to Iowa this morning, over the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. This is something I’ve done a few times since arriving in Omaha, actually. It’s not as dramatic as it sounds, only about the distance from the west side of Manhattan into New Jersey. It’s funny that New York, which has so much pedestrian infrastructure, hasn’t made a walking bridge from state to state, while Nebraska, which generally doesn’t, has.

READ MORE

(via Explore the Activist Street Art of Buenos Aires Online)
Through more than 300 images now posted online, you can explore the vibrant activism of Buenos Aires street art from your computer. As a metropolis where street art has often offered a voice for dissent and community resurgence, as well as a reminder to not forget recent atrocities, the Argentine capital has a distinct history that resonates on its walls.
READ MORE

(via Explore the Activist Street Art of Buenos Aires Online)

Through more than 300 images now posted online, you can explore the vibrant activism of Buenos Aires street art from your computer. As a metropolis where street art has often offered a voice for dissent and community resurgence, as well as a reminder to not forget recent atrocities, the Argentine capital has a distinct history that resonates on its walls.

READ MORE

(via Humans, but Not Just of New York)
The United Nations usually relies on megastars like Angelina Jolie or George Clooney to raise awareness about extreme poverty. But like many nonprofits who have tapped the social media clout of “Internet celebrities” for their marketing campaigns, the UN has now also turned to a New York street photographer for its own. Humans of New York‘s Brandon Stanton has embarked on a 50-day photographic tour promoting the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, which seek to eliminate the number of people living on less than $1.25 by 2015, among other aims.
READ MORE

(via Humans, but Not Just of New York)

The United Nations usually relies on megastars like Angelina Jolie or George Clooney to raise awareness about extreme poverty. But like many nonprofits who have tapped the social media clout of “Internet celebrities” for their marketing campaigns, the UN has now also turned to a New York street photographer for its own. Humans of New York‘s Brandon Stanton has embarked on a 50-day photographic tour promoting the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, which seek to eliminate the number of people living on less than $1.25 by 2015, among other aims.

READ MORE

(via Artists Take Responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap)
A surrendering borough, terrorism, prank, or art? Speculation flew following the July 22 early morning exchange of two star-spangled banners that regularly wave atop the Brooklyn Bridge for all-white replicas. Now the circumstances of that mysterious swap — which quickly made headlines and brought on a flurry of public statements from elected officials as well as intense police measures — may finally be solved.
READ MORE

(via Artists Take Responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap)

A surrendering borough, terrorism, prank, or art? Speculation flew following the July 22 early morning exchange of two star-spangled banners that regularly wave atop the Brooklyn Bridge for all-white replicas. Now the circumstances of that mysterious swap — which quickly made headlines and brought on a flurry of public statements from elected officials as well as intense police measures — may finally be solved.

READ MORE