Word of Mouth: Dublin

From a historical library to contemporary art hubs, some of the city's dynamic destinations

The arts have always reigned supreme in Dublin, the vibrant seaside capital of the Republic of Ireland. The city seems to have a preternatural ability to produce high-caliber artistic talent (from Oscar Wilde to My Bloody Valentine), so when we visited, it was with a focus on its art scene. From visual art to architecture, there’s no shortage of inspiration to fill a short trip, …

Road Trip: Pittsburgh to Philadelphia

Crossing Pennsylvania with stops throughout the state

The drive across Pennsylvania—beginning in Pittsburgh and ending in Philadelphia—is notoriously dull if you adhere to the statewide Turnpike aka America’s Super Highway, built in 1940. The ride isn’t that long (just under five hours) but its design prohibits small businesses and sightseeing destinations from populating its path. When embarking on this trip, we suggest making a few stops in the beginning for breakfast and …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Cairo's mummy parade, VR-created claymation furniture, the importance of "third places" and more in our look around the web

Watch the New York Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball Program To accompany the annual sale of work by hundreds of emerging artists at their beloved spring benefit known as the Tribeca Ball, the New York Academy of Art compiled a star-studded program that includes a tribute to fine artist Eric Fischl, as well as thoughtful advice to art students. Traditionally held among the academy’s halls …