Container Cantina Spices Up the Capital

Container Cantina Spices Up the Capital

A colourful new container taqueria is importing more than Mexican beers to the historic U Street Corridor in Washington DC. Run by brothers Eric and Ian Hilton, El Rey is bringing the neighbourhood back to life. Fondly referred to as Black Broadway, the popular U...
Chicago Pop Up Shop Spurs Boom in Business

Chicago Pop Up Shop Spurs Boom in Business

What do you do when your city is chequered with unused public spaces and littered with shipping container graveyards? In a word: Boombox. In 2013, the City of Chicago mapped out a plan to revive 600,000 square feet of public space by revamping 49 underutilised nooks,...