Quick: close your eyes and picture a beautiful view. Where do you put yourself? Looking out over tall, gleaming urban spires? Mammoth snowcapped peaks? Vast gashes in the earth Fortunately, no matter what your vision might be, you can probably find a view to match it somewhere in the U.S. Inspiring vistas are ubiquitous and easy to find—they stretch from Hawaii to Maine.
How does a nation come to grips with one of the most horrific events in its history?
Since the 9/11 Museum opened on May 21, more than 430,000 people have visited the expansive underground site to witness the stories and artifacts from the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Attendance has exceeded expectations of museum officials, even with the $24 adult entry fee.
Whether this is your first visit, or you go every year, there’s nothing quite as invigorating as a trip to New York City. And now that we’re smack dab in the middle of spring, New York locals and visitors are putting the arduous winter behind them, and bounding outside to have some fun. Read more
Street art is thriving in cities from New York to L.A., if you know where to look.
From November 2013
Nobody loves slumlords, but some vigilante artists are taking it a step further and shaming them by spray painting and wheat-pasting murals with details about code violations on neglected Baltimore buildings. Read more