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Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

New York City in all its Neon-Lit Glory, 1969 - 1971 - Flashbak

These brilliant photos were taken by Hans Joachim Jacobi and scanned by his son Michael. They travelled to NYC as a stopover on the way to and from Halifax in Nova Scotia to visit relatives. Hans was using a Exakta Varex IIa, an East-German camera, using

Sports | Cycling

Latvia Offers April Cyclocross, Showcases Vintage Cyclocross Race Video Footage - Cyclocross Magazine - Cyclocross News, Races, Bikes, Photos, Videos

Advertisement We’re not experts in Latvian, but apparently there’s cyclocross in Latvia, including a kid’s race, on April 4, 2015.  To drum up interest in the ...

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

The First Disneyland Map Walt Disney Drew | Reader's Digest

Revealed! Explore the initial map of Disneyland that Walt Disney helped draw in 1953. Can you spot the differences between his vision and the modern park?

Sports | Cycling

1937 Roadmaster Supreme - Dave's Vintage Bicycles

1937 Roadmaster Supreme - The 1937 Roadmaster Supreme is one of the most desirable pre-war bikes. These bikes feature a radical "Y" frame design and even the crank is curved. This

Sports | Cycling

1953 Huffy Dial A Ride - Dave's Vintage Bicycles

1953 Huffy Dial A Ride - 1953 Huffy Dial a ride. Nice original un-restored bike with original paint. Even the tires are original Goodyear "G3" whitewalls! Notice how the fork has

Entertainment | Mad Men

Technicolor Tessie: 30 Wonderful Color Portrait Photos of Lucille Ball in the 1960s ~ vintage everyday

Back in the day, according to LIFE magazine, cameramen and technicians both referred to our lovely Lucy as “Technicolor Tessie” because she was so colorful and looked so beautiful on film.

Sports | Cycling

Vintage: Chicago's cycling craze -- Chicago Tribune

It was 1896, the pinnacle of America's first cycling craze, and Chicago was caught up in the excitement over these new "noiseless steeds." Then as now, bicycles jostled with other modes of transportation, vying for supremacy.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns Are Now Available Online

The Vintage Patterns Wiki boasts over 83,500 vintage sewing patterns from the 1920s to 1992. It's possible to browse by year or garment type.

Miscellaneous | Places You Can Still Go

Mapping California’s best remaining midcentury motels

Travel back in time to the golden age of motels. These are the ones still standing—and worth visiting.

Sports | Cycling

Retro Ronde van Vlaanderen

‘The RetroRonde van Vlaanderen’ is a nostalgic and colourful cycling event during which riders from all over Europe wear retro clothing and ride classic…

Family & Parenting | Wedding Stuff I Love

Playful Vintage California Engagement Session | Glamour & Grace

There isn’t a sweeter way to end the week than with this fun vintage styled engagement session from Walking Eagle Photography. They started off the shoot in the fields of Orange County with a cute picnic themed scene. The bride created a beautiful

Style & Fashion | Style & Fashion

Vintage Necklaces for Women

Searching for the ideal vintage diamond necklace? Explore the unparalleled collection of antique, vintage, and one of a kind jewelry at M. Khordipour.

Family & Parenting | Wedding Stuff I Love

Graceful Vintage Beach Wedding Décor

Check out these wonderful ideas for a beach wedding in vintage style. This graceful vintage beach wedding decor will inspire you. Fabulous!

Music | Vinyl Records!

Cruisin’: Vintage photos of cars tricked out with record players | Dangerous Minds

Muhammad Ali spinning records on his very own car turntable.   Though I’d be the first person to admit that drivers don’t need anything else to distract them from the road (I’m looking at you EVERYONE) I’ll also be the first person to endorse bri

History | History

The Evolution of Restaurant Menus - OpenTable Blog

Restaurant menus have evolved at lightning speed since the inception of the personal printer.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

$700 Craigslist car find worth millions

Have you ever looked at a Craigslist car ad and thought, “I wonder if I should take a chance?”

Sports | Cycling

British Transport Films: Cyclists Special from 1955.

The classic British Transport Films production about a cycle excursion to the Midlands, from 1955. I thought it needed a higher-resolution upload.

News | Human Interest Stories

This 1953 Trailer Sat Abandoned For 60 Years. What They Found Inside? AMAZING!

For years, an old yellow camper sat in a field, totally ignored, unnoticed by most passersby. After all, there was probably nothing inside but some dust and maybe some old broken furniture. At least, that was the assumption. Finally, someone’s curi

Home Improvement | DIY

15 Vintage Crafts We Should Bring Back | Mental Floss

Everything old is new again, especially when it comes to crafting. Some of these vintage crafts are already enjoying a resurgence; others may be waiting for you to bring them back to life.

Science & Technology | Technology

Digital Vintage - Video - NYTimes.com

Ever wonder what the iPhone’s grandparents looked like? Chances are Lonnie Mimms has one in the massive collection of vintage computers he keeps outside of Atlanta.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

12 beautiful airline posters from the 'Mad Men' era from the British Airways Heritage Centre - Business Insider

In the "Mad Men" TV series, fictional ad agency Sterling Cooper memorably creates ads and concepts for airlines including Mohawk and American Airlines.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

When L.A. Was Empty: Wide-Open SoCal Landscapes

Early photographs of Los Angeles surprise for many reasons, but often what's most striking is how empty the city looks.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Photos: Aliso Street, Before It Became the 101 Freeway | LA as Subject | SoCal Focus | KCET

Long before it became the downtown portion of the 101 freeway, Aliso Street was a major transportation corridor for early Los Angeles.

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

Grab A Glass Because It's The Best Whiskey Ads Of The 1960s!

James Bond + Jim Beam = Winner! Forget everything you knew about the 1960s. Forget Mad Men, forget Apollo 11, forget The Beatles, forget JFK, forget Cuba, don't forget Vietnam...but forget about the rest. In the '60s, all you had to care about was a nice bottle of bourbon and the quickest method of getting it into your mouth.

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

For Flight Attendants, High Fashion Goes the Way of Free Peanuts - NYTimes.com

Domestic airlines have steadily pared back trendsetting designer looks in favor of uniforms that resemble today’s more utilitarian flying experience.

Science & Technology | Tech

A visual look at the evolution of everyday tech

This infographic examines some of our everyday technologies -- and how they've evolved. The sound of a VHS tape rewinding is like nails on a chalkboard for those of us who enter panic-mode when Netflix won't load quickly enough to binge watch the latest season of Orange Is the New Black. And the craziest part — this is actually how we used to watch movies.

Travel | Travel

Adorable Vintage Trailers Bring Style To Simple Living

Trailer living brings about a certain mental image that's usually not very flattering. However, when that trailer happens to be a vintage model, it's another story. The New York Times reported on the small trend of retro trailer ownership, which has ...

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

Ikea Argang Collection reissues limited edition designs from the '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Midcentury modern and Scandinavian furniture designs seem as ubiquitous, relevant, and on trend as they did in the middle of the 20th century, and even more so as our gadgets get more futuristic and our interiors have gone decidedly retro (helped along n

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

Gift Guide: 9 Retro Presents for the Hipster in Your Life | WIRED

Giving exemplars of modern technology as gifts is pretty much like going to see Arcade Fire now. I mean, you wouldn't. So just buy these gifts instead.

Travel | Travel

Hawaiian Airlines: 85 years of high-flying fashion - Hawaii Insider

Hawaiian Airlines celebrated its 85th anniversary this week by releasing vintage photos of planes and crews from the decades since Nov. 11, 1929, when it began regularly scheduled service under the name of Inter-Island Airways.

Family & Parenting | Kids

EVEL KNIEVEL AMERICA'S DAREDEVIL 8" FIGURE WHITE COSTUME

EVEL KNIEVEL AMERICA'S DAREDEVIL 8" COLLECTIBLE FIGURE WHITE COSTUME OFFICIALLY LICENSED MEGO STYLE 8" POSABLE FIGURE WITH HELMET MINI GRAPHIC POSTER INCLUDED

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

Early Incarnations of 11 Beloved Toys | Mental Floss

Here's what some famous toys looked like in their early days, including Barbie, LEGO bricks, and Mr. Potato Head.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What's The Oldest restaurant in every state (and DC)?

While the US doesn't quite date back to caveman times, it's still got plenty of old restaurants. Here are the oldest in all 50…

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Kraft Foods Gave Away a Real Spaceship Simulator in 1959

If you were an American kid in the 1950s and 60s you were bombarded with an amazing promise: one day, when you're all grown up, you'll be able to vacation on the moon. But until then you'll have to settle for space-adventure TV shows and comic books. Unle

History | Chicago History

Ghost signs in Chicago: advertisements from the past

Chicago photographer Debbie Mercer captures faded ghost signs hiding in plain sight on Chicago buildings.

Visual Arts | Photography

Photos of Some of the Wackiest Novelty Toy Cameras Made in The Past

Sometime after George Eastman brought a camera into every home and before Apple put a capable camera into every pocket, the toy camera was born. And the ne

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Pay $300 to pretend you're flying in 1973

Buckle up, because we're about to tell you about The Pan Am Experience: an immersive $297 dinner and movie event (set inside a…

Food & Drink | LA Spots

Behind the Bartender: Michael Gotovac of Dan Tana’s - Los Angeles Magazine

Vintage Los Angeles’s Alison Martino sits down with the beloved barman to reflect on the landmark restaurant’s 50th Anniversary

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

Editors' Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture: Remodelista

Here at Remodelista, we know what we like, but what we can afford often takes some chasing down. We each have online sources that we swear by for antique, vintage, and secondhand finds at great prices. Have you heard of Previously Owned by a Gay Man? How

History | Chicago History

51 Vintage Postcards from the Windy City

As Chicago continues to break its record for tourism year-after-year, the city has set an ambitious goal of attracting 55 million visitors to the Windy City annually by 2020....

History | Chicago History

Vintage photographs of Chicago "L" trains and buses

Take a ride back in time on the green and cream CTA buses, trains, trolleys and horses from Chicago's public transportation past.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

20 Head-Scratchingly Ridiculous Vintage Movie Posters You've Probably Never Seen

I wish I knew the thought process that went into these posters, but they’re a special kind of baffling.

History | Chicago History

25 Vintage Photos of Chicago

Chicago invented the skyscraper, has hosted two World's Fairs, and boasts its own kind of formidable pizza. Despite being one of the most populous cities in the country, it hasn't all been all clear skies and Green River soda. Chicago survived one of the

Entertainment | Celebrities!

PAPERMAG: Scope Vintage Photos of '60s and '70s-Era Celebs From a New Art Book

Jack and Anjelica in their skivvies. Babs in her iconic Scaasi suit. Iggy Pop sweaty and in a speedo. All these images and more appear in photographer Julian Wasser's recently-released art book, The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser, documenting the fun and fabulous in '60s and '70s-era LA. Take a peek at more preview images, including shots of a baby-faced Jodie Foster, a tousle-haired John Travolta and a BAMF shot of Steve McQueen, below.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

25 Vintage Photos of Chicago

Chicago invented the skyscraper, has hosted two World's Fairs, and boasts its own kind of formidable pizza. Despite being one of the most populous cities in the country, it hasn't all been all clear skies and Green River soda. Chicago survived o

History | History

‘Brawny and Buoyant’: A Portrait of West Coast Youth of the 1950s | LIFE | TIME.com

Color photos from a 1951 LIFE magazine feature on 'splendidly healthy West Coast youth' from Southern California to Puget Sound.

News | Interesting Stuff

A Tablescape for the Vintage-Obsessed

Charleston-based event planner, Tara Guérard, has a passion for vintage. Now, with pieces from her curated collection on 1stdibs, she is spreading the love.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

8 Items from the 1985 Montgomery Ward’s Catalog We Wish Were Still for Sale

It is true that some of these things can still be found, either old and faded on eBay or earnestly reproduced on specialty sites like The Vermont Country Store. But these products and deserve more; they have timeless appeal that would suit our 21st centur

Science & Technology | Tech

How the Picturephone Failed

In 1964, Bell created the Picturephone in the hopes of augmenting telephone services with long-distance video chat. The technology was awesome (for the time), but also insanely expensive. It flopped, costing Bell roughly half a billion dollars and attracting few actual customers. But how did it work, and why did it fail? Behold:

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

This Photo Spoiled The Rocketman Magic Back in 1951

Many American kids of the 1950s and 60s were absolutely obsessed with all things space. They were particularly enamored with the space action heroes that they saw on TV -- in shows like Captain Video, Space Patrol, and Commando Cody.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

These Vintage Ads Prove We Had No Idea What The Future Would Actually Look Like

If you thought "The Jetsons" was far-fetched, think again. While you may laugh at the idea of every household having a robot, flying cars, and supercomputers, it was the beginning of the Space Age in the 1950s and 1960s, and futurism was all the rage. And if these vintage ads and images are anything to go by... it's exactly what people wanted to see.

Miscellaneous | Culture

New Retro Inspired Tees Featuring the Matterhorn and the Flying Saucers, Have Landed!

If you’ve been to the park lately then you’ve probably seen some of the attraction t-shirts currently available in our stores, including the Jungle Cruise, Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain. As we gear up for our 55th anniversary, our Product Develop

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Mad Men on Wheels: Vintage Car Ads

Celebrating the Mad-Men-era nostalgia with an intersection of two of the era's greatest cultural landmarks -- cars and advertising -- with five fantastic collections of vintage car ads.