The Happiest House in The World

A house that looks alive and jolly is not only possible in cartoons. This fanciful one-of-a-kind architectural piece was built in Braunschweig (or Brunswick), Germany at the beginning of the millennium. The main culprit for the Rizzihaus was the Brooklyn pop-artist James Rizzi, famous for his characteristic chromatic pop-art genius. Continue reading

The Cheese Tunnels Below Brooklyn, NYC

There are plenty of curious things stored underground in New York City, but this might be the most exciting since it contains something most people love: food, specifically, cheese. Crown Finish Caves is a underground facility is located in an 1850’s tunnel 30 feet underneath the street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. But they don’t make cheese here, instead, they are in the business of the cheesemaking process, called “affinage”– that is, aging young cheese (called “Green Cheese”). Continue reading