Twitter tracks down mystery couple in viral proposal photos

Twitter tracks down mystery couple in viral proposal photos

For a refreshing twist, Twitter banned together to do some good. A photographer visiting San Francisco’s Sutro Baths captured a heartwarming wedding proposal. The problem? She didn’t know the couple — so she turned to Twitter for help. Valerie Contreras was visiting her friends in the Bay Area who took her to watch the sunset … Read more

UNESCO watching as Venice grapples with over-tourism

UNESCO watching as Venice grapples with over-tourism

VENICE, Italy — Away from the once-maddening crowds of St. Mark’s Square, tiny Certosa island could be a template for building a sustainable future in Venice as it tries to relaunch its tourism industry without boomeranging back to pre-pandemic day-tripping hordes. Private investment has converted the forgotten public island just a 15-minute waterbus ride from … Read more

This $35 roll-up travel bag puts bulky suitcases to shame

This $35 roll-up travel bag puts bulky suitcases to shame

Nobody likes carrying around a bulky suitcase that not only weighs you down, but also takes up a lot of space during transport. As if you already don’t have enough to stress about when it’s time to travel! Ditch the cumbersome suitcase for your next short vacation or camping trip, and replace it with this convenient and … Read more

Retired MLB pitcher Kenny Rogers lists $13M Texas mansion

Retired MLB pitcher Kenny Rogers lists $13M Texas mansion

After striking out with his first offering in 2014, retired MLB player Kenny Rogers has pitched his house at a lower price point, but with fewer acres attached. Also known as “The Gambler” — named for a song by the other Kenny Rogers — the 56-year-old ex-pitcher is asking $12.9 million for his Westlake, Texas, … Read more

New Yorkers flock to roller skating rinks, embrace disco era

New Yorkers flock to roller skating rinks, embrace disco era

The city’s on a roll! Roller-skating is having a resurgence with New Yorkers. Some have been wheeling around for decades, while others took up the hobby for socially distanced fun during lockdown and kept on grooving. Across New York City, roller rinks are hosting lively themed events for all ages, and skaters are taking to … Read more