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Is Delhi really that dangerous? - Jenny & Dave Prager

“It’s clear even from the newspapers that Delhi’s day-to-day dangers are nowhere near the level of even the safest American cities. The papers  report every crime as if it heralds the end of days, but the fact that simple robberies make the news as often as they do suggests that bigger crimes are not occurring at a comparable rate.” – Jenny & Dave Prager… 648 more words

India

Vote to feature Wichita on new Monopoly game board

Wichita could be featured in the next version of Monopoly called “Monopoly Here and Now.”

Twenty American cities will be featured as property spaces in the new game. 101 more words

Entertainment

Zoning for relevance

Why are American cities, suburbs, and towns so distinct? Compared to European cities, those in the United States are characterized by lower densities and greater distances; neat, geometric layouts; an abundance of green space; a greater level of social segregation reflected in space; and—perhaps most noticeably—a greater share of individual, single-family detached housing. 134 more words

Institutions

Lots of news on exploring Chicago’s sidewalk ballet!

It’s crazy to think it’s been three months since I last posted here, but I’m delighted to say that I have some new things to show for the effort. 165 more words

Chicago