Arts & Culture

NYC Is Taking It to the Streets on Waterslides and Ziplines

“In its decennial year, Summer Streets will allow us to once again give back some of our most important public space – our streets – to the public with car-free surroundings and rest stops that will be bigger and more entertaining than ever.”

The Unbelievable True Story of the Would-Be King of the Canary Islands

From rugged hikes around volcanic craters on La Palma to kitesurfing, windsurfing or diving on Fuerteventura—or perhaps just lazing about on the beaches of Gran Canaria—these islands offer a diversity of recreational fun and Spanish culture. Yet the Canaries weren’t always in the hands of the mighty Spanish.