TOURS

The Bacon Tour

By David Tez

Photo: Staff

From time to time, The Scout will feature interborough food tours designed as culinary and geographic explorations of our fair city. Each has been field tested, in a single day,…

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The Tenenbaums

By Siobhan Vivian

Photo: Staff

The Royal Tenenbaums is Wes Anderson’s visual love letter to New York. Though never explicitly named, the film presents a stunningly constructed pastiche of the quirky, the kitschy and the…

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FEATURES : TRAVEL

El Encanto de un Pueblo (The Magic of People)

Travel
By Erik Marinovich
Multiple Visions A Common Bond exhibit

Photo: Dana Johnston

Brooklyn welcomed Dana and me on November 7th, 2004 to a sublet apartment with a sheet-less bed and the haunting noise of radiator piping. We arrived with 2 suitcases and 4 boxes that showcased a new compact lifestyle. With no jobs or friends we set upon an unexpected 4 year love affair with Brooklyn. During that time we moved through jobs, met best friends and collected a lot of “things.”

Journal: Ames Boston

Travel
By Michael Muller
Boston's first skyscraper, the Ames.

Photo: Michael A. Muller

Inside Penn Station, after cavorting through the many throngs of travelers, I met up with some friends to board the Acela train headed for Boston, Mass., for a stay at the unique Ames Hotel. I had never been a tourist in Boston, and a whirlwind 36-hours in a new city coupled with a stay in a luxury hotel seemed like an ideal mid-week escape.

URL www.ameshotel.com

Journal: Clift San Francisco

Travel
By Michael Muller
Frontside view of the Clift from Geary Street

Photo: Michael A. Muller

On a recent trip to San Francisco, the Clift hotel was the central figure and home base on a quick three-day stay during the onset of autumn in the Bay Area.

URL clifthotel.com

Six Thousand Miles From Home

Travel
By Sarah Williams
Hotel Salto Chico overlooking the waterfall. Designed by Santiago-based architect Germán del Sol

Photo: Staff

After a tumultuous flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas and six hours in a van with our new best friends, we arrive at our magnificent base camp—Explora’s Hotel Salto Chico in Chilean Patagonia. The glowing light from the windows is a welcoming site of hospitality here at the edge of the world.

URL www.explora.com