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Endangered places: Exploring the hutong in Beijing

As Beijing rapidly modernizes, the hutongs — the traditional neighborhood unit of the city dating back to the 1300s — have been disappearing. Hutongs are comprised of narrow grey-bricked alleyways, slanted tile roofs, and square courtyards and were once found throughout the city. 363 more words

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Pueblo, A Thriving City With a Lasting Prosperity

Before I move too far away my time in Pueblo, I’d like to say a little something about how much I enjoyed the city itself. It always warms my heart to see any city or town, small or large, take an interest in its history and preservation. 165 more words

Tacky at the Palace

I can’t imagine I’m the only one who grew up loving “Weird Al” Yankovic video spoofs. What’s your favorite? My Bologna? I Love Rocky Road… 181 more words

Past Cuts

We’re staying in West Hollywood with a good friend, and the back garden of his 1920s bungalow is bordered by an unexpected diagonal wall. It’s an odd angle that traces the boundary between this house and the next property. 454 more words

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A century of homes: Bird, Tree & Garden Club century house tour showcases some of institution's oldest

A century of homes: Bird, Tree & Garden Club century house tour showcases some of institution’s oldest

Zachary Lloyd | Staff Writer

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History shared...

Today, I took my daughter, Chloe, to visit the Battle of San Jacinto Memorial and the Battleship Texas (BB-35). I think I appreciated this trip more at 42 than at 10, possibly because of my interest in history, but I mostly because I had my own ten-year-old daughter with whom to share the event. 393 more words

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