The third and final phase of Manhattan’s groundbreaking urban park-in-the-sky finally opens. Continue reading The High Line
Checking out the world’s first PRT system—in Morgantown, West Virginia, of all places. Continue reading Personal. Rapid. Unique.
Morgantown, West Virginia, has one of the most unique rapid-transit systems in the world. On 10 April 2012, Dustin took a trip there to check it out. Here’s a taste. Continue reading Morgantown PRT: A time lapse
Zion is more than a physical place. It is a spiritual state, which means it can be established anywhere—even here in New York City. Continue reading Establishing—and becoming—Zion
New York City’s first controlled implosion since 2001 took place this morning. And Dustin was there to view—and film—it all from the deck of the Staten Island Ferry. Continue reading Building implosion on Governors Island
Is Bushwick trying to poison us? A local newspaper says that two of New York City’s most toxic places are right in our own neighborhood, and other tidbits from around the world over the past six months. Continue reading October 2012–March 2013
A visit to the Queens Museum of Art’s model of the five boroughs. Continue reading The Panorama of the City of New York
I turned 30. Here I reflect on three things that got me to this milestone. Continue reading I’m 30. How’d I get here?
I’m thankful for the opportunity we’ve had to move to New York, but that doesn’t mean I don’t miss Washington, D.C. Here are the things I miss most about our former home. Continue reading The top 10 things I miss about Washington, D.C.
In the city, we pass by people who are like us: young professionals who enjoy life in the city. But we also pass by plenty of people who aren’t like us. They are of different religions (or none at all) and political opinions. They are of different colors and nationalities, and some of them speak different languages. Most of them have homes; some of them do not. But we’re all there together. Fiona sees that, and she sees that people who don’t look like her are just fine, too. Continue reading The city is the place for us