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Maslak 1453, named for the year the Ottomans took over Istanbul, is planned as a complex of 24 towers. Completion is scheduled for next year.CreditTara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times

After Istanbul’s Building Boom Come Worries of a Bust

New York Times

ISTANBUL ? ?We are invading Istanbul again,? the real estate agent said enthusiastically as she ticked off the selling points of Turkey’s most

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AEROSMITH: Istanbul Concert Canceled Due To Turkish Mine Disaster

BLABBERMOUTH.NET

American rockers AEROSMITH have canceled tonight’s concert at the İstanbulTechnical University (İTÜ) Stadium in İstanbul after Turkey declared a

 

David Walsh caught up in Istanbul riot sparked by mine disaster protest

World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk

Mona art gallery owner and his wife escape water cannons and tear gas used by Turkish police on a protesting crowd

 

Master plans on Istanbul?s coastal site found ?improper?: expert report

 

An expert report prepared over development plans for a coastal area in Ataköy has found the plans ?improper?

Istanbul boosts Turkey’s foreign trade

Turkish Press

ANKARA – The western province of Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, is boosting the country’s exports and imports by providing and spending more

Exploring Incredible Istanbul

Huffington Post

My most recent exploits took me all the way to Istanbul and it was quite the adventure. Founded in 660 BC as Byzantium, in 330 AD it became

 

New İstanbul airport will not enjoy Treasury guarantee, Çanakçı says

Today’s Zaman

New İstanbul airport will not enjoy Treasury guarantee, Çanakçı says. A plane taking off at Atatürk Airport in İstanbul on this January 30 file photo.

İstanbul’s 3rd airport to cause widespread migrant bird deaths

Today’s Zaman

İstanbul’s third airport under construction in the northern part of the city will cause widespread deaths among migratory birds, as it will be located on

 

Istanbul?s Spring Foods: The Wild Ones

Istanbul Eats

Spring arrives at the markets in Istanbul with a great deal of color and fanfare. Vendors arrange peas in perfect diagonal rows, displaying their goods to lure you into a multi-kilo purchase. Men furiously carve out artichoke hearts and toss them into lemon-water filled bags,

Evolving suitcase trade thrives in İstanbul’s most global zone

Today’s Zaman

Laleli, home to İstanbul’s “suitcase trade,” is a dense network of clothing shops, selling primarily Turkish-made textile products to buyers from Russia

19th Istanbul Theater Festival to open with play by Polish theater

Hurriyet Daily News

The 19th Istanbul Theater Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), will open tomorrow with a performance by Polish

 

Dress Code: An Insider’s Guide to Istanbul Style Global – Société Perrier

Société Perrier ? Nilina Mason-Campbell

We chat bloggers, designers and stylists to find out about Istanbul style.

Istanbul, off the path

Philly.com

In the Karakoy neighborhood of Istanbul, cafes and galleries share space with the hardware stores and workshops from the district’s industrial past.

19th Istanbul Theater Festival to open with play by Polish theater

 

The 19th Istanbul Theater Festival will open tomorrow with a performance by Polish Theater group TR Warszawa at the Harbiye Muhsin Ertuğrul Stage

 

Take a Stroll in These Istanbul Neighborhoods

Valley News

FILE – This Nov. 22, 2006 file photo shows Historical Greek Orthodox high school, left, next to a mosque in Istanbul’s Fener neighborhood. Istanbul has ..

 

LOCAL > Family resists lucrative urban transformation project in popular Istanbul neighborhood

Hurriyet Daily News

Urban transformation projects are running at full gallop across Istanbul, but in the popular neighborhood of Fikirtepe, a local family is resisting giving …

 

5 things to do/see in Istanbul | the.ego.tripper

the.ego.tripper ? the.e.t

Howdy, dear fans of the.ego.tripper, I was just wondering if you had ever been to Istanbul before. If not, keep reading, I’ll tell you what Istanbul has to

 

Capturing the History, Culture, and Light of Istanbul: Video Interview with Elif Suyabatmaz from the

Eric Kim Street Photography ? Eric Kim

Elif Suyabatmaz is a street photographer part of the Tiny Collective and currently based in Istanbul. My friend Oguz Ozkan introduced me to her

 

Gatala Bridge/ Bosphorus Cruise Itinerary – Istanbul Message Board – TripAdvisor

tripadvisor.co.uk

Hi, I’m planning a trip to Istanbul, and would like to explore the Taksim area one of the days there, but am confused slightly confused with where the ..

 

Istanbul, a city of contrasts

The Province

Istanbul is the only city to have played capital to consecutive Christian and Islamic empires, a role that has shaped the region’s history for more than

 

Istanbul’s Spring Foods

Culinary Backstreets

Spring arrives at the markets in Istanbul with a great deal of color and fanfare. Vendors arrange peas in perfect diagonal rows, displaying their goods

Istanbul is an ancient city with modern energies

Boston Globe

ISTANBUL’S thumb-shaped landmass known as the ?historical peninsula? offers magnificent Byzantine and Ottoman architecture, from the Hagia

 

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