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Belchertown State School for the “Feeble-Minded” is thankfully no more

First: You can now follow Wanderella on Facebook! Tell your wife, kids and neighbors! For our outing this time, we teamed up with sound artist and urban explorer extraordinaire Chelsea Southard and her friend Ni. I had stumbled upon Chelsea’s work shortly before coming to Boston and, still a relative stranger to the city, taken […]

Saying goodbye to the coal era at the disused Salem Harbor Power Plant

In the historic seaside town of Salem, Massachusetts, an era has come to an end – and it has nothing to do with witches. The coal-fired Salem Harbor Power Plant, a source of long-standing controversy as well as an important part of local history, was closed down on 1 June this year. The plant is […]

The High Line brings nature back to Manhattan

The High Line is arguably one of the world’s best-known urban agriculture projects. Built on the elevated former New York Central Railroad in the Lower West Manhattan, the aerial greenway and public park provides a leafy 1.6 kilometre passage through the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton. Residents of the neighborhood love it for […]