Whether it’s Scottish dancing or an enthusiast meetup group, U.S. cities are surprisingly topped up with British events, organizations and other goings-ons.
Each week we explore a U.S. city and investigate the British goings-on, which may be in the form of art, food, sports, music, social clubs, events or organizations.
The crime drama The Wire starring British actors Dominic West (Burton & Taylor) and Idris Elba (Luther) was set and filmed in Baltimore, MD from 2002 to 2008. These guys aren’t the only British arrival to “Charm City” …
Salt Lake City, UT is home to Robert Redford‘s annual Sundance Film Festival, which takes place during January. The fest brings out the crowds in droves, but there’s plenty going on the rest of the year.
The Sixties was such a creative time in London with Beatlemania raging, Ian Fleming‘s James Bond making it to the big screen in 1962 and the first episode of Doctor Who airing in 1963. Have you ever wondered what it was like …
New York City isn’t the only U.S. city all Britished up.
With the 2012 London Olympics almost a year behind us, the hype around British athletes has certainly died down in the United States. Unless you are an avid soccer fan, David Beckham is probably the only British player you know.
When the UK version of Buzzfeed opened recently, an enterprising wag named Tom Phillips put up a fake homepage in which he imagined what a British Buzzfeed would look like. It’s a work of comic delight, and it’s here.
Sometimes, we Americans can’t ignore the fact that there are a handful of things we just don’t get about our dear Brits. For instance, how did morris dancing even start? Why are crumpets so great?
Cricketer Michael Yardy is trending on Twitter in the UK today because he’s withdrawn from competition in the 2011 Cricket World Cup for medical reasons. But it’s not a typical sports injury that’s taking him out of …