Within a few couple of month Tel Aviv will be having free WiFi (or wireless internet) on about 80 sites (!) around the city. Motorola Solutions is the company that won the tender to establish the infrastructure throughout the city. Every access point (AP) will have a capacity of at least 20 Mbit (Megabit) and will be on different sites,… Read more →
It is always nice to hear good things about Tel Aviv. It becomes interesting when it is the opinion of people that travel a lot and who are new to Israel and especially Tel Aviv and even more when it is combined with some nice photos. Marco (and probably his wife Felicity ;-) ) of the Thinking Nomads blog visited… Read more →
Comic book store Comics N’ Vegetables (CNV), did win the prestigious 2011 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award, the third ever store outside North America since 1993. The award is granted to a store that has “done an outstanding job of supporting the comic art medium in the community and witin the industry at large”. CNV has done this job in… Read more →
“We are a free city and everybody can be proud of it”… was the reaction this afternoon of mayor Ron Huldai of Tel Aviv-Yafo, during a trip with a closed bus (the planning was an open top bus, but it kept raining this afternoon in Tel Aviv – unique ;-) ) after the awesome news this morning that in a… Read more →
The Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo will spent another NIS150 million (30 million euro) in the next five years on building 150 km of new bike-lanes in the city. Fourteen years ago, Tel Aviv did not have even one bicycle path. As for today the city has more then 100 kilometers of paths, trails and lanes. According to a 2010 municipal… Read more →
Yesterday, the first Tel Aviv Fashion Week (after 30 years) opened with dozens of shows, events and a special guest: the famous Italian designer Roberto Cavalli. The Fashion Week is taking place at the beautifully restored Tachana compound (the old Jaffa trainstation) between Jaffa and Neve-Tsedek. Let’s bring Tel Aviv back to the fashion capital of the Middle-East!
Another great move by the Tel Aviv Municipality: they announced this week that it plans to roll out free wireless internet in parks, boulevards, commercial districts and beaches throughout the city in 2012. Among many others, free wireless Internet (wifi) service is planned to strech along the length of Dizengoff, Ben-Yehuda and Ibn Gvirol Streets, and Ben Gurion, Nordau, Rothschild… Read more →
After New-York, London, Sao Paulo, L.A., Barcelona, Nairobi,Chicago, Mexico-City, Copenhagen, Toronto, Sevillia, Rome, Bogota, San Francisco, Madrid, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Bucharest, Berlin, Panama-City, Montreal and New Orleans… The first Telavivi Slideluck Potshow took yesterday-evening (September 19th.) place in Tel Aviv at the old town-hall (Beit Ha-Ir, Bialik Square). The Slideluck Potshow is a New-York based, non-profit arts organization, that provides an opportunity… Read more →