200 Essential Places in Mexico City’s Historic Center (200 lugares imprescindibles)

Mexico City – History and CDMX fans have a new book, website and (soon-ish) plaques. Presenting 200 lugares imprescindibles. Centro Histórico, by Héctor de Mauleón and Rafael Pérez Gay. The book is available in print in Mexico City and corresponds to the CDMX200Lugares website sponsored by the Gobierno del Distrito Federal and Fondo Mixto de …

Denver

Photo: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Bison Herd Denver is the capital and most populous municipality of Colorado. The city is located is in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Google Map Reference If it is 4pm in Denver, what …

San José

Photo: Guillermo A. Durán, La Sabana San José (elevation 1,150 meters) is the political, economic and cultural hub of Costa Rica and the nation’s capital. Natural World San José is located in the Central Valley (Meseta Central), where 70 percent of the country’s population lives. Those seeking urban greenery have a number of options. West of …

Des Moines

Cities Key Links http://www.ci.des-moines.ia.us http://www.desmoinesregister.com A controversial recent hypothesis using a study of Miami-Illinois tribal names concludes the word Moingona comes from mooyiiinkweena, a derogatory name which translates roughly to “the excrement-faces.” The name was apparently given to Marquette and Joliet by a tribal leader to dissuade them from doing business with a neighboring tribe. …

Medellín

Photo: Luis Pérez: Tarde Medellín is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia. Embedded Tweets Medellín será el escenario mundial de la biodiversidad https://t.co/D5L6diMoIc @ipsnoticias @telesurenglish @ronmader — comunidades locales (@clalyc) February 14, 2018 Key Links https://www.medellin.gov.co Planeta.com Colombia

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin moniker, …

Reno

Photo: Tom, Reno Arch Reno sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. YouTube Embedded Tweets The iconic Reno arch is getting a facelift. Want a say in its new look? https://t.co/j2iuDDyKZA — Anjeanette Damon (@AnjeanetteDamon) …