The New York Times has an update on construction of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie (link):
“The spotlight so far has been on the Elbphilharmonie, a 350-million-euro (and counting) project, or more than $433 million, with a tentative completion date of 2013. Designed by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron to look like a glass wave cresting atop a brick warehouse, it is at the end of the Am Sandtorkai peninsula, and will eventually house the NDR Symphony Orchestra’s concert hall, a five-star hotel and about 60 luxury apartments. (more…)
I’m not familiar with the artist, but, dash it all, if I were to meet the fellow I’d pump his hand with warm enthusiasm. His stuff shows definite whatsit.
Happy Pioneer Day. Our flags are out, our neighbors are bewildered, and our feet our itching for the square dance tonight at the stake center. (more…)
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About halfway through today’s Golberg File, Jonah remembered that he’s supposed to be embiggening our vocabularies. He didn’t include a glossary, though, so I’ve created one in loco lazycolumnistensis. (more…)
Though this disguise wasn’t that great. It’s unthinkable I would wear a dark blue cape.