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  1. Body - Niia

  2. (via les anti-modernes*: Q A: Grace // copywriter)

I had a blast doing this Q&A with Les Anti-Modernes. Check it out! (via les anti-modernes*: Q A: Grace // copywriter)

I had a blast doing this Q&A with Les Anti-Modernes. Check it out!
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    (via les anti-modernes*: Q A: Grace // copywriter)

    I had a blast doing this Q&A with Les Anti-Modernes. Check it out!

  3. kateoplis:

    If the newest, last stretch of the High Line doesn’t make you fall in love with New York all over again, I really don’t know what to say. Phase 3 of the elevated park, which opens on Sunday, is a heartbreaker, swinging west on 30th Street from 10th Avenue toward the Hudson River, straight into drop-dead sunset views. It spills into a feral grove of big-tooth aspen trees on 34th Street.

    It’s hard to believe now that some New Yorkers once thought renovating the decrepit elevated rail line was a lousy idea. Not since Central Park opened in 1857 has a park reshaped New Yorkers’ thinking about public space and the city more profoundly. Like Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim museum in Spain, it has spread a dream, albeit largely a pipe dream, around the world: how one exceptional design — in this case, a work of landscape architecture — might miraculously alter a whole neighborhood, even a whole city’s fortunes.

    Yes, at roughly $35 million, Phase 3, like the rest of the High Line, cost more per acre than probably any park in human history. With most city parks struggling to make ends meet, that kind of money is an inevitable source of resentment, notwithstanding that the High Line was, in significant measure, constructed and is almost exclusively maintained with private funds.”

    But this third phase completes a kind of narrative, which the two earlier phases started, about 21st-century New York as a greener, sleeker metropolis, riven by wealth, with an anxious eye in the rearview mirror. It is a Rorschach test, signifying different things — about urban renewal, industry, gentrification, the environment — to different people. Occupying an in-between sort of space between buildings, neighborhoods, street and sky, the park makes a convenient receptacle for meaning. Neither an authentic ruin nor entirely built from scratch, a sign of runaway capital but also common ground, it is a modern landmark capitalizing on the romance of a bygone New York — the “real,” gritty city — a park born of the very forces that swept that city away.”

    Photos: NG


  4. Resolution - Matt Corby

    Jeff Buckley, is that you?

    (Source: youtube.com)

  5. "You don’t get to decide the truth. Other people have their own experiences, just as valid. This is easy to forget. Your slice of life seems so large and unmistakeable, like a mirage of wholeness from where you stand. But it is your job to know better and not confuse your small piece for the whole, even if you sometimes forget. Life is big—much bigger than just yours. This is the only note to self: other people are real. That’s all there is to learn."

  6. "I no longer have patience for certain things, not because I’ve become arrogant, but simply because I reached a point in my life where I do not want to waste more time with what displeases me or hurts me. I have no patience for cynicism, excessive criticism and demands of any nature. I lost the will to please those who do not like me, to love those who do not love me and to smile at those who do not want to smile at me. I no longer spend a single minute on those who lie or want to manipulate. I decided not to coexist anymore with pretense, hypocrisy, dishonesty and cheap praise. I do not tolerate selective erudition nor academic arrogance. I do not adjust either to popular gossiping. I hate conflict and comparisons. I believe in a world of opposites and that’s why I avoid people with rigid and inflexible personalities. In friendship I dislike the lack of loyalty and betrayal. I do not get along with those who do not know how to give a compliment or a word of encouragement. Exaggerations bore me and I have difficulty accepting those who do not like animals. And on top of everything I have no patience for anyone who does not deserve my patience."

     - Meryl Streep
  7. "If you take a book with you on a journey,…an odd thing happens: The book begins collecting your memories. And forever after you have only to open that book to be back where you first read it. It will all come into your mind with the very first words: the sights you saw in that place, what it smelled like, the ice cream you ate while you were reading it…yes, books are like flypaper—memories cling to the printed page better than anything else."

     - Cornelia Funke, Inkheart  (via thatkindofwoman)

    (Source: skysailing-mu, via thatkindofwoman)

  8. Name: Hold On, We're Going Home (Drake Cover)
    Artist: Lissie
    Album: Cryin' To You



    Been covering a lot of covers lately. 

    (Source: givemeallthebaconandeggs)


    (Source: sherlockspeare, via thiscozyskull)

  10. Name: Bound (Kanye West Cover)
    Artist: Laura Welsh


    Bound (Kanye West Cover) - Laura Welsh

    Today’s theme is saudade, a concept with no direct translation into English, one that describes a vague and constant desire for something that does not and probably cannot exist, for something other than the present, a turning towards the past or towards the future; not an active discontent or poignant sadness but an indolent dreaming wistfulness.

  11. Park day with @alyssapugh, @adinjk, @jorsnore Park day with @alyssapugh, @adinjk, @jorsnore
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    Park day with @alyssapugh, @adinjk, @jorsnore

  12. High Resolution

    (Source: artbyberke, via joyinthecity)

  13. High Resolution
  14. "Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness."

     - Katherine Henson 
    (via mrsbadkrumble)

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  15. "The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong."

     - Laura Ingalls Wilder