How the Monument’s Men Saved Italy’s Treasures, and More

How the Monument’s Men Saved Italy’s Treasures – Smithsonian “The idea of safeguarding European art from damage was unprecedented in modern warfare. The brainchild of experts associated with American museums, the concept was embraced by President Roosevelt, who established the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and … Read More

Montreal’s Big in Japan Bar

Hidden next to the city’s famous friterie Patati Patata is an understated graffiti-covered lounge. Two small, golden Japanese characters mark the establishment’s red door. Enter and you’re confronted by a crypt-like hall that leads to a grey curtain, an entrance where a host sporting a perky handlebar moustache greets you. … Read More

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