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Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
Memphis, Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

The hotel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot now functions as a museum dedicated to his life's work.
Dripping Springs, Texas

Hamilton Pool

An emerald-green grotto just a short trip from Austin.
Austin, Texas

Austin Moonlight Towers

Turning night into day in Victorian-era Austin to thwart a serial killer.
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Navy Yard

A decommissioned military complex that's now a modern industrial park.
Brooklyn, New York

Pratt Institute Engine Room

Haven for steampunks.
New York, New York

Congee Village

Try not to fill up on duck blood, so you have room for live boiled shrimp.
San Francisco, California

Musée Mécanique

A collection of 20th-century automata, penny arcade games, and musical contraptions.
San Francisco, California

Paxton Gate

A shop full of natural curiosities, carnivorous plants, and costumed taxidermied mice.
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
Barcelona, Spain

Festa Major de Gràcia

Week-long block party becomes a competition for the best decorated street.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet.
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture.
New York, New York

Greenwich Locksmith

Phil Mortillaro uses keys to bring art back to the Village.
Brooklyn, New York

Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Nature and beauty amidst pollution and industrial wreckage.
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
New York, New York

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Celebrate Thanksgiving with pumpkin pie ice cream.
Brooklyn, New York

Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies

“Invented in Key West, Perfected in Brooklyn."
Brooklyn, New York

BargeMusic

A cargo of beautiful music.
Brooklyn, New York

Jalopy Theatre and School of Music

A community theatre in Brooklyn that brings Country to New York and New York to Country.
Brooklyn, New York

New York Transit Museum

Ride the subways of yesteryear.
Brooklyn, New York

Film Biz Recycling

A huge resale shop for the cast-offs of the film & television industry.