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.”

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

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