Now that the wind is blowing the wildfire smoke away from Edmonton, I have at last been able to get out of the house. Here are some of the things I have seen in the last couple of days.
Some new murals for your viewing pleasure. I have included photos of the artists’ signatures because I didn’t trust myself to read some of them accurately.
In a short walk today around my neighbourhood I discovered that there are now two very large multi-family residential buildings in construction and almost completed. When they are occupied, this area will take on a very different character. As the new buildings go up, some of the older stores are closing down. Several small businesses […]
When I drove Jamie to the airport yesterday, we went through downtown San Jose and I noticed a few things that were new to me. So, today I went back to snap a few photos near Market Street and San Pedro Square. The first new thing I noticed was that there are lots of scooters […]
One of the many things I love about San Jose is the generous supply of public art. I have shared some before (here and here) and now I have some more recent finds.
Here is a selection of mural and street art on Alberta Avenue (118th Ave) in Edmonton.
One of the perks of walking around the city is that I see some things that you would probably miss when driving by. You would miss the lovely flower boxes, sculptures in unexpected places, welcoming outdoor restaurant seating arrangements, and murals. Lots and lots of murals. I have posted about these before, but here are some […]
I would like to credit the artists for these works but have not been able to find their names. Please let me know if you can identify any of them. Thank you.
A couple of weeks ago, two American women were arrested for carving their initials into a wall at the Colosseum in Rome. They were caught while taking pictures of themselves in front of the graffiti. The urge to leave one’s mark is not new, and some of those marks are highly prized. As a society […]