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By James Bartlett | Posted on October 28th, 2014
Not many people see Los Angeles as an epicenter for architecture. An epicenter for earthquakes, perhaps, but isn’t it a city strangled by miles of endless freeway, supplied by roadside strip malls, and serviced by enormous parking ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on September 26th, 2014
Almost every Brit will have a strong opinion about American beers, but what about cider? It perhaps brings to mind lazy, summer days or crazy student nights, but for many years in the U.S.
It’s not just the work of Will Shakespeare that makes it across the Atlantic. British dramas, comedies, and high-energy musicals regularly take up residency on Broadway (and then usually tour across the U.S.
By James Bartlett | Posted on August 14th, 2014
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the first and only U.S.
By James Bartlett | Posted on July 17th, 2014
Every year, thousands of Brits move permanently to the U.S., while even more spend some time here as part of their jobs, racking up the air miles while crisscrossing the Atlantic or being temporary residents and still calling the U.
By James Bartlett | Posted on June 20th, 2014
Most people couldn’t name (let alone recognize) any successful screenwriters, and as for British ones, well, arguably only Richard Curtis is a household name. But there are plenty of other U.K.
By James Bartlett | Posted on June 17th, 2014
One of the first things you have to do when you arrive in a new country is to go grocery shopping. New Brits in America probably won’t be intimidated by the size of stores, but once you start wheeling up and down the aisles you’ll ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on May 16th, 2014
In recent years, the Christmas holidays in England have reverberated to the song “Fairytale of New York” by The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl, but The Pogues have an older and more interesting story than their biggest hit ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on April 14th, 2014
Like many other Brits looking to make a name in show business, Andy Walmsley first tried his luck in Los Angeles, but today he’s a huge flag-waver for the delights of Las Vegas, a place where there’s a surprisingly large expat ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on March 14th, 2014
St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the biggest parties in the world.