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PARK(ing) Day 2007: A Call To Action!

THE MISSION: To rethink the way streets are used, call attention to the need for urban parks, and improve the quality of urban human habitat….at least until the meter runs out! original photo from last year’s event. PARK by David Baker + PartnersSeptember 21st marks this year’s PARK(ing) Day, the “one-day, global event centered in […]

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Stepping into The Simpsons

The line between The Simpsons and reality continues to blur. First, Frank Gehry designs a concert hall-cum-prison in Springfield, and now Kwik-E-Marts have started to appear across the country. This weekend, my roommates and I (Simpsons fans all of us) took a trip down to Mountain View to check out one such erstwhile 7-11.A beautiful […]