Read this NYT article by Ginia Bellafante on Brooklyn’s Anti-Gentrification Restaurant.
A great initiative by people who are aware that restaurants will follow and settle in the area who very likely will have little sensitivity to the needs of the neighbourhood.
The photo above shows a class in the Brownsville Community Culinary Center in Brooklyn. The program helps prepare participants for careers in the food and restaurant industry.
The initiative involves, amongst others, chef Claus Meyer, who is also know for opening the restaurant Gustu and cafés in La Paz, Bolivia to train young people for jobs in the food world.
The International Space Station on Street View. An exercise in 3D orientation in a not so cosy place.
The ISS in an exploded-view diagram
A very short film about a ‘quack’ dentist fixing teeth in a street in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. (By Oxleay for the modern explorer a not-for-profit multimedia project)