Tallahassee

Photo: Steven Martin, View from the capitol Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2017, the population was 191,049, making it the 7th-largest city in the U.S state of Florida, and the 126th-largest city in the United States. Weather weather.gov/tae News tallahassee.com Tourism Portals visittallahassee.com Government https://talgov.com Elsewhere on …

Chicago

Photo: Mariano Martel, Tribune Tower The name Chicago is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, translated as “wild onion” or “wild garlic” from the Miami-Illinois language. Photos Planeta.com Chicago Links Illinois Illinois Links Cities

Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was …

Tbilisi, Georgia

Poster Tbilisi (also still named by its pre-1936 international designation Tiflis) is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. One Question Survey What would locals like visitors to know about Tbilisi? Amazon.com Tim Burford https://amzn.to/2N4st9u Headlines This year’s …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Photo: Eric, City Hall Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania. One Question Survey What would locals like visitors to know about Philadelphia? Events Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships. Embedded Tweets #ThursdayMotivation @SavingPlaces names Philadelphia a "National Treasure." #HistoricPreservation #ThisPlaceMatters https://t.co/aG2OSbCwvf — Faye M. Anderson (@andersonatlarge) June 15, 2017 Photos Planeta.com Philadelphia Links Pennsylvania Cities …

Cairns, Queensland

Photo: Stanley Zimny, Fig Tree Located in Far North Queensland, Cairns is popular for its own attractions and proximity to nearby parks. Weather Cairns boasts a warm tropical climate. The dry season occurs between April and November and a wet season with tropical monsoons occurs between November and March. Natural World The city is surrounded …

Bangalore

Photo, Brian King Headlines http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/Enough-is-enough-Bengalureans-reject-15-year-master-plan/articleshow/56840123.cms? Elsewhere on the Web http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in http://thealternative.in/travel/100-new-ways-to-see-bangalore-contest http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore http://thealternative.in/environment/the-city-of-trees-organizing-the-bangalore-tree-festival http://www.wonobo.com/bangalore http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/7-reasons-why-bangalore-is-leading-the-cycling-revolution-in-india Flickr Bangalore Embedded Tweets Street Food Special: Where are you heading for your Iftar feast in Bangalore?http://t.co/nx7nivwH7X pic.twitter.com/06VOVDmub3 — The Alternative (@_thealternative) June 20, 2015 Photos Wikipedia Bangalore Planeta.com India India Links Cities

Jakarta

Photo: Nick Botter, Bikes Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. News thejakartapost.com – @jakpost Tourism Portals Enjoy Jakarta Transportation http://www.jakartaairport.org @MonorailJakarta References Current Time Twitter @MonorailJakarta @jakpost Recommended Listening Jakarta’s leafy oasis – In a hot city plagued with infrastructure problems, Suropati park in Jakarta provides an oasis for musicians, yogis and many others. Jakarta’s malls: …

Darwin, Northern Territory

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Parliament Approximately half the Northern Territory population live within a 50 kilometer radius of Darwin. The waters that surround Darwin are riddled with saltwater crocodiles and deadly box jellyfish, which inhabit the waters from October to May. The Adelaide River, known for its high concentration of saltwater crocodiles, snakesits way northwards, flowing …

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Poster Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm and entrance to the event is free. …