Have you ever thought about what items get confiscated at security in the airport? Aside from the usual — bottles that exceed the three ounces limit, pocket knives, foreign fruit, etc. — there are many more, and many strange, items that don’t make it through security. A new photo exhibit by photographer Taryn Simon entitled Contraband showcases 1,075 items, from the typical to the extremely unusual, that were stopped as they tried to make their way from other countries through New York’s JFK Airport. The photos will make up a book that publishes in the fall in conjunction with the exhibit that will open in Beverly Hills in September. In the meantime, The New York Times has published 40 of the photos which are available for viewing online.
Overwhelmed by the never-ending number of restaurants and things to do in the city? Let us help you experience our hometown. This week, a few of our favorite locals are sharing a few of their favorite local spots for getting outdoors – and for getting out to eat.
Foodies love Portland, Maine, with its ready access to New England’s freshest fish and shellfish. And lately, some big-city chefs have moved in, giving Portland’s food scene a face-lift and creating diverse and complex cuisine.
In Bermuda, it’s easy to just go with the flow!