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Underground Art: Stockholm's Best Kept Secret

Underground Art: Stockholm's Best Kept Secret Never have I been to a city where I wanted to spend more time underground than above ground. But that was before I visited Stockholm. Built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges, Stockholm is surrounded by water and takes the title of Northern … Read more on The […]

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Watch This Guided Tour of Stockholm's Beautiful Subway

Watch This Guided Tour of Stockholm's Beautiful Subway Alexander Dragunov is an architectural photographer, but his real passion is capturing images of subways. In this video, he gives a guided tour of his favorite metro system in Stockholm—and reveals that it is indeed stunningly beautiful. Read more on Gizmodo

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1972 Buick Electra 225 Reigns As 4500-Pound King of Stockholm's Streets

1972 Buick Electra 225 Reigns As 4500-Pound King of Stockholm's Streets 1972 Buick Electra 225 Limited in Stockholm Photo by: Murilee Martin. Squeezed in between an Audi A3 and a Renault Clio, this 4,475-pound Buick seems a bit large for Stockholm. Photo by Murilee Martin. 1972 Buick Electra 225 Limited in Stockholm Photo … Read more […]

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Stockholm's Collector's Hotels: The world's smallest hotel chain

Stockholm's Collector's Hotels: The world's smallest hotel chain STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, May 24, 2014 — You might think a hotel chain honoring the seafaring exploits of Admiral Lord Nelson would be located in London or, at the very least, somewhere in England. If you did, you would be wrong. Believe it or not, the … Read more […]

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MacGregor linkspans to expand Stockholm's port services

MacGregor linkspans to expand Stockholm's port services MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract in a bid by tender to supply seven hydraulically-operated linkspans to the Port of Stockholm in Sweden. The linkspans have been ordered as part of a port development project to extend the capabilities … Read more on Port Technology International

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Stockholm's electric ferry recharges in 10 minutes

Stockholm's electric ferry recharges in 10 minutes Electricity and water do mix, at least in Stockholm, where an electric ferry promises silent, low-emissions cruising and a unique rapid recharging system. The Movitz, a 75-foot ferry that can carry 100 passengers, is undergoing a retrofit to electric … Read more on Wired.co.uk

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Stockholm's New Electric Ferry Takes Just 10 Minutes to Charge

Stockholm's New Electric Ferry Takes Just 10 Minutes to Charge When the battery-powered Movitz sets sail for Stockholm's Green City Ferries in August, its 335-horsepower diesel engine will have been replaced by two 125 kilowatt electric motors mounted outside the hull—one on each side, for ease of maneuverability. Read more on Wired

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On View | The Early Years of Stockholm's Mega Home-Design Store

On View | The Early Years of Stockholm's Mega Home-Design Store The only way to really understand how much the Stockholm design emporium Svenskt Tenn stands for Swedish style is to go and visit the store. What Hermès and Fortnum & Mason are to Paris and London, respectively — beacons that help foreigners better … Read […]

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Top International Artists Feature In Stockholm's Art Of Not Making Exhibition

Top International Artists Feature In Stockholm's Art Of Not Making Exhibition At Stockholm Art Week, Bukowskis presents an exhibition that is based on the book and features a number of significant works by such artists as Mike Kelley, Gavin Turk, Angela de la Cruz, Rebecca Scott and Haim Steinbach. “It includes several very … Read […]

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Stockholm's singles syndrome

Stockholm's singles syndrome From afar, the Nordic countries look like the Promised Land – except for the long winters, of course. Bestowed with wealth, good schools, universal health care and long life spans, it's no wonder that Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden … Read more on Helsinki Times

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The secret life of Stockholm's Twitter cops

The secret life of Stockholm's Twitter cops But why is a typical pair of Stockholm cops so popular when their jurisdiction of Södermalm only has 100,000 residents? Because their tweets make headlines. And often. Sometimes, it's thanks to a touch of humour: Höga skrik från lägenhet oroade grannar … Read more on The Local.se

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Stockholm's Instabridge to Install 300 Hotspots in Amsterdam For Frictionless WiFi

Stockholm's Instabridge to Install 300 Hotspots in Amsterdam For Frictionless WiFi Stockholm's hot startup Instabridge has been winning awards and has had no trouble making it onto the top Swedish lists, but we haven't heard much from them in recent months. Now we've received word they're taking over Amsterdam with 300 WiFi hotspots … Read more […]

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Nuance unveils new stores at Stockholm's Arlanda airport

Nuance unveils new stores at Stockholm's Arlanda airport Travel retailer the Nuance Group has outlined its latest developments for terminal five at Stockholm's Arlanda airport. New Samsung and Lexington stores as well as a Duty Free Store Express, a wine boutique, a wellness area and Haute Parfumerie – a … Read more on DFNIonline.com

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Stockholm's Homeless Accept Cards as Cash No Longer King

Stockholm's Homeless Accept Cards as Cash No Longer King In the most cashless society on the planet, the sellers of Situation Stockholm, a culture magazine sold by homeless people, were last month equipped with card readers to accept donations from fellow Swedes. The move marks a world first, according to … Read more on Bloomberg

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Stockholm's Smörgåsbord of Real Estate Offerings

Stockholm's Smörgåsbord of Real Estate Offerings This contemporary home in Lidingö is by the architect Gert Wingårdh, who also designed the Swedish embassy in Washington. The 6,889-square-foot property has four bedrooms, six bathrooms, plus a separate two-bedroom guesthouse, and is on the market … Read more on Wall Street Journal

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