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Park Dining

I had lunch today at “Dog in the Park,” one of the best outdoor dining establishments in Seattle. One window, one grill, and a cluster of umbrella-shaded picnic tables on prime downtown turf: the east side of Westlake Park. 655 more words

Urban Life

Ramadan Savannah

Dear Nii Kpakpo,

The Ramadan fasting has come and gone and with it its attendant proclivities such as the careful walking about town with all 8 senses alert such as to hear a spit fly at you at cross angles (probably from somebody riding a bicycle), to sense the mad rush to meet the prayer deadlines at the mosque and if you’re not too careful you get a ‘lah illah lah’ moment. 1,388 more words

Ramadan Savannah

Dear Nii Kpakpo,

The Ramadan fasting has come and gone and with it its attendant proclivities such as the careful walking about town with all 8 senses alert such as to hear a spit fly at you at cross angles (probably from somebody riding a bicycle), to sense the mad rush to meet the prayer deadlines at the mosque and if you’re not too careful you get a ‘lah illah lah’ moment. 1,388 more words

Prairie Modules 1 & 2 by M12

Located on the Cultural Trail in Indianapolis, Prairie Modules 1 & 2 by M12 consists of two architectural sculptures, native grasses, solar panels, black reflective pavers and dynamic LED lighting.

Urban Life

Book Review: The Devil Wears Timbs by Tranay Adams

Well, when I first came across The Devil Wears Timbs, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. The front cover really drew my attention, think Mission Impossible meets the streets of LA. 366 more words

Ebooks

Intro

Dating? Me? MANNNNN! I haven’t dated in so long, I don’t even remember the proper protocol. I don’t remember how this is supposed to work. Matter of fact, I hate dating. 288 more words

City Life

Cities: Getting There (Part I)

Cities: Getting There.  Whether on foot, by tram, or subway, mobility can invigorate or stifle life in urban centers. What can be worse for pedestrians, urban residents and the vitality of a city than rush hour, with its familiar “parking lot” of cars and heavy vehicles clogging intersections and streets. 2,087 more words

Architecture