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Ten Years Without Shame

In the 1980s, the Barcelona city council began a contentious urban renewal process in the Casc Antic that involved expropriating and demolishing old buildings and relocating the families that lost their homes. 484 more words


2014-08-14: City letter sent to Ioco Road Neighbourhood

Subject line: Redevelopment in existing neighbourhoods

The City of Port Moody sent a letter (August 14, 2014) to Ioco single family residents, advising, “in response to community concerns regarding the size of some new single family homes in existing neighbourhoods [...] Council has directed staff to consider and engage the area residents on the following… 112 more words

Bastille restaurant review: Will

A low-key restaurant with a conservatory feel, the pocket-sized WILL is globetrotting Basque chef William Pradeleix’s first restaurant, and a veritable laboratory for testing his techniques picked up from Bora Bora to San Francisco, by way of London’s Savoy and Connaught restaurants. 29 more words


The Aylesbury

A few months ago my camera’s memory card lost the plot. I could have recovered the lost images had I paid £30, but it didn’t seem worth it. 295 more words


Where the beautiful tastes good: Folks & Sparrows

“I don’t really know what a hipster is but we like to call ourselves ‘neo-hippies’,” says bushy bearded Franck about himself and Melanie, his wife. Dressed in a chequered surfer-style shirt slightly unbuttoned to reveal a medallion, he could be Jack Johnson’s brother. 86 more words


Why we won't be going back to Le Perchoir 20th arrondissement

We’d heard the stories although we’d never had a problem going in since it opened last year. So what’s the trouble with Le Perchoir in the 20th?  84 more words


Impostor Paints Picture

“As it is, we are merely bolting our lives—gulping down undigested experiences as fast as we can stuff them in—because awareness of our own existence is so superficial and so narrow that nothing seems to us more boring than simple being.  1,100 more words