One of my favorite things about San Francisco is the architecture. Everyone knows about the big Victorians, crammed side-by-side along steep hills, and many of those are gorgeous, but I prefer the more eclectic blocks. If you dig into the residential neighborhoods’ nooks and crannies, you can find almost anything — dilapidated (and uninhabited?) mansions that look like they should be condemned (above, lower right); brown wood-slatted houses that look like they belong near the beach, not in the middle of a big city (sepia); even the occasional brick house (bottom middle).
Three-week-old baby sulcatta tortoises, which have been named Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo and Michelangelo, hitch a ride on the back of their mother Margaret at the Lake District Wild Life Park near Keswick. It’s the first time the wildlife park has successfully bred Africa’s largest tortoise.
I’m currently in the market for a new watch. Was intrigued by this ad I saw on the back of my New Yorker. I knew it’d be out of my price range, but I figured, Who knows? Maybe next year, as a signing-bonus gift to myself!
BOSTON—Upon reviewing his public profile on the dating website OKCupid, local man Malcolm Lighty, 34, told reporters Thursday that he had decided to omit the fact that he has profound and irresolvable psychological and emotional problems.