You say it takes 1708 hours of walking* to get from SF to Tokyo. The more you (dear reader) log your hours, the sooner we'll have gone the distance. Join any time. [more inside]
Let's go on a stroll, discover all the bees and find a pub to get stuck into.
Wild in Art and Manchester City Council are bringing all of Manchester’s communities together for Bee in the City – a stunning public art trail of over 100 individually designed giant Bee sculptures. Crafted by regional professional and emerging artists, it will weave its way across the city during the summer of 2018. There are also 131 Little Bees on display, designed by local schools, nurseries and youth groups. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s fascinating – and it will be in Manchester from 23 July – 23 September 2018.[more inside]
I'm a New York City MeFite visiting Cleveland and looking forward to meeting locals! I'm not drinking much alcohol right now so I'll go for the housemade spicy ginger beer. [more inside]
Having just survived 19 miles of the Great Saunter I rediscovered my love for walking Manhattan. Anyone want to walk Broadway from Marble Hill to the Battery sometime this spring/summer? [more inside]
Sensationnel, la quinze ans de MetaFilter! Rejoignez-nous pour La Course de Garcons & Filles de Cafe!
"On July 14th 2014 the French will take over Daley Plaza, in a celebration organized by volunteers belonging to many organizations under the umbrella of the French Consulate. Le clou du spectacle, the show stopper? It will be la Course de Garçons &; Filles de Café, bien sûr! This is when waiters or wannabe waiters compete in a 200 meters sprint that involves running as fast as you can while balancing a tray full of (plastic) glasses — without spilling a drop of grand cru." [more inside]
Join us for a tour of Chicago's moving bridges! Jim Phillips, retired civil engineer and author of the e-book "Two Miles – Eighteen Bridges", will take us on a walking tour of six of the Chicago River bridges before boarding a water taxi and gliding under 12 bridges on the way to Michigan Avenue. [more inside]
The mid-Wilshire convergence of a crapload of bikes, Korean BBQ and Pacific Standard Time: Modern Architectural Boogaloo. I propose we meet in the beer and wine (and makgeolli) garden. Or near it. At some point. [more inside]
Join the Boston MeFikers (organized by bondcliff, canine epigram, and cranberry_nut) for a autumnal stroll through the Arnold Arboretum, the oldest public arboretum in North America. [more inside]
The plan: walk the length of Broadway from 225th St to the Battery on Saturday, October 8th. This is a 13.7 mile walk along one of the oldest streets in the US. [more inside]
Whether you're looking for a break from your first few weeks of classes or just inclined to get some fresh air, join the Boston MeFikers (organized by bondcliff, canine epigram, and cranberry_nut) on our most relaxing journey yet: a walk around the Arnold Arboretum, the oldest public arboretum in North America. [more inside]
Do you want to walk the length of Broadway in Manhattan? Let's walk from 225th to the Battery. [more inside]
I'll be in NYC from Baltimore for a couple of days and really want to spend one of them doing something that I've never done, which is walking down Broadway from Washington Heights to Battery Park. If anyone is interested in joining me for all or part of it, I'd welcome some friendly faces!