Edison Bar
Edison Bar

A hot spot in a former boiler room

LA's first power plant is one of its latest hot spots. When The Edison Bar moved into a 1910 building near Harlem Place Alley in downtown L.A. it left much of the infrastructure there intact, including the original boiler, power turbines and much of the piping. Around that ...

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Woodlyn Park: Three Unusual Hotels In One
Woodlyn Park: Three Unusual Hotels In One

Trains, Planes . . . and Hobbits

Not content to play host to merely one of the world's unusual hotels Woodlyn Park, on New Zealand's North Island, has three! The coolest might be The Plane Motel—two rooms inside an actual 1950's Bristol Freighter. The room in the plane's rear has an outdoor deck under the right ...

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Seal Line: Computer Sleeve
Seal Line: Computer Sleeve

Sand and wind protection for your laptop

We travel a lot, and bring our laptop everywhere we go, so the new Seal Line computer sleeves are godsend for us. What's great isn't really the extra padding these sleeves provide (although that's nice too) but the excellent water and sound resistant qualities. Plus, the sleeve culminate ...

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Peanut Butter & Co.
Peanut Butter & Co.

Food from your childhood goes upscale in NYC

And what exactly “accompanies” peanut butter? How about more types of milk than most cows would even consider possible? They serve soy, rice and Lactaid milk here at this dinner that specializes in variations of PB and J. The drinks here are all non-alcohol so while diners won’t ...

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