Urban NOTspot – Beauty Bar: Hollywood

Beauty Bar might be a good place to go for a girls-night out. After all, you can get a manicure or a henna tattoo all while sipping on a cocktail. The crowd mainly consists of young hipsters and the music varies between oldies, 80’s, and rock. As for me, I’ll probably never go back nor invite my friends to go. The dive bar vibe really doesn’t justify the $11 drinks and my biggest complaint is that this place tries to be real swanky, but ends up being cheesy. Beauty Bar Website Beauty Bar review on Yelp 1638 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 323.464.7676



January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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