• Snow Peak (who makes awesome stuff) opened a store in Portland, Oregon. [Acquire]
  • View from the 100th floor of One World Trade Center [Gothamist]
  • Fifty years of the Stanley Power Lock. [Gear Patrol]
  • The smallest dry dock in the world. Smith Journal always crushing it. [Smith Journal] [Pictured]
  • Ted from Terrapin Stationers took it upon himself to make me this business card [Instagram via Terrapin]

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Comments on “SIGNALS

    Ray Hull on April 3, 2013 3:52 PM:

    Eerie WTC photos…I just had a flashback to a time in 1972 when I was a kid on Gov. Rockefeller’s staff and we were making plans to move our offices to the WTC. I had a SE harbor-view space, in the 60s I think. Anyway, it was spectacular, and many wondered how we’d ever get any work done.

    I vividly recall Anne Whitman, the governor’s personal secretary (previously Pres. Eisenhower’s) putting her not-insignificant foot down and declaring that she would NOT be moving “down there” from 22 W55th Street. And she never did; NAR became VP. I didn’t either; instead going off to Army basic training and returning to Albany.

    Michael Williams on April 4, 2013 12:22 AM:

    Hey Ray — good to see you around these parts again. I’m reading Ike’s Bluff and Ann Whitman is spoken of quite a bit. Apparently, Mamie Eisenhower was none too fond of Ann and only visited the Oval Office four times while Ike was president — and never when Ann was around.

    One other fun fact, Ms. Whitman was from Perry, Ohio not far from where I grew up.

    Tim on April 4, 2013 5:38 AM:

    Smith Journal is the best and most enjoyable magazines I have ever read. You can get a copy at mutinydc on the cheap with free shipping!

    Andrea on April 4, 2013 8:07 AM:

    I’ll have to check out Snow Peak at some time other than my early morning stumble through the Pearl on my way to work.

    Michael Williams on April 4, 2013 9:26 AM:

    @Andrea — Let us know how it looks.

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