Bright Pink Seesaw Unites People at US-Mexico Border

A set of neon pink seesaws along the US-Mexico border (in Sunland Park and Ciudad Juárez, respectively) have been installed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello—who work together as Rael San Fratello. The installation—called “Teetertotter Wall”—is playful and powerfully defiant. Rael calls it the “literal fulcrum for the US-Mexico relations” where it’s blindingly clear that “the actions that take place on one side have …

Word of Mouth: Georgetown

Lobster rolls, boutique hotels and hidden architectural gems on DC's quiet side

by Michael Kucmeroski Although all of Washington, DC has much to offer in terms of sightseeing and history, there is something enticing about staying in Georgetown. The area around the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C and O, to the locals) is charming, much less touristy than central DC and is buzzing with new restaurants, shops and cafés. Founded in 1751, Georgetown is famous for residents …

Interview: THE/END

Menswear takes a dark turn down the "Street Where Nobody Lives," the LA-based brand's debut collection

by Vivianne Lapointe THE/END, an edgy new apparel and accessories line celebrating American counter-culture, is the brainchild of Los Angeles-based Cody and Mike Comrie, Mat Mickel and Jerrod Cornish. Inspired by the late 1970s punk scene in the US, the brand’s debut collection features premium denim, outerwear, leather, fleece, art-based graphic pieces, jewelry and accessories—all designed and produced in downtown LA. To learn more we …