Part 2: Remembering the Puskás Ferenc Stadium

Puskás Ferenc Stadium (the first one) is no more. Originally called the Nepstadion (People’s Stadium) it was never fully completed even after its opening in 1953. The stadium was built to showcase Hungary’s communist party’s strength to the west. Even after the fall of Soviet influence in Hungary and the renaming of the stadium after…

The Arena Book: Central Europe

Travel through seven ice hockey arenas in central Europe and learn about their history and the hockey clubs that call them home. Over 50 photos capture the unique characteristics of arenas in Jihlava, Topolcany, Budapest, Znojmo, Jesenice, Miskolc and Prague. From 2014 to 2016, Tyler Bilton coached and scouted throughout Europe. The Arena Book: Central…

Part 1: Remembering the Puskás Ferenc Stadium

The Puskás Ferenc Stadium (formerly Nepstadion) is no more. The stadium that was built by the communist regime after World War II in Budapest, Hungary has been demolished and a new stadium is set to take its place. Here is part one of two remembering the stadium through photographs taken in 2016. Ideas for a…

Vienna by Night

A city’s being is best felt at night. The glare, noise, and chaos of daytime distract from the opportunity to embrace its beauty. Vienna was once the heart and brain of a massive empire until its limbs were severed in 1918. Yet, the city still holds its glorious stature and its history, albeit dark at…