Porto's Banco de Materiais brings the azulejos to the yards

Azulejos

If you visit Portugal, you might notice all the blue tiles. They're called azulejos and they're a major part of the country's heritage. They're used on walls, floors, and ceilings and depict the history and culture of Portugal. But as modernisation takes place, some of that heritage is lost for a wider cosmopolitan feel. That means …

Awesome Queer Halloween Parties in Castro

Queer Halloween Parties in Castro

They know how to party for Halloween in San Francisco. Atlas Obscura wrote an article about Two Decades of San Francisco’s Wildest Queer Halloween Parties. Check out this excerpt from 1995: “This annual Halloween party is a victim of success [...] It simply got too big for its britches—although not all partygoers have bothered to …