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Gawker
How Amazon Swallowed SeattleGoogle’s, in Mountain View. Efforts to this end have not been unsuccessful. So
How Amazon Swallowed Seattle
Gawker / Posted 12 days ago
Google’s, in Mountain View. Efforts to this end have not been unsuccessful. South Lake Union used to be a dump. Now, as in Brooklyn (as in San Francisco, as in Portland, as in Austin), cubical buildings and yuppie boutiques have emerged from the... Read more
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Salon.com
The Great Drought is upon us: Why California is America’s parched new normalbooths, liposuction and boob jobs. The theft of rivers (Forget it, Jake. It’s C
The Great Drought is upon us: Why California is America’s parched new normal
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
booths, liposuction and boob jobs. The theft of rivers (Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown) and the theft of baseball teams (Brooklyn still mourns). Gay rights, car culture, and the Reagan Revolution. Scientology, mega-churches, Buddhist chic, and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Professor questions conventional wisdom that new mass transit options lead to gentrificationThis figure from SDSU sociologist Joseph Gibbons' recently published study illu
Professor questions conventional wisdom that new mass transit options lead to gentrification
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
This figure from SDSU sociologist Joseph Gibbons' recently published study illustrates the transit options available in 2010 to neighborhoods with median higher and lower income levels. A particular idea is often taken for granted in the cultural... Read more
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The Auto Channel
car2go Opens A Road To Queens With One-Way Carsharing Expansion Will Improve Cross-Borough Access Between Brooklyn and Queens and E
car2go Opens A Road To Queens With One-Way Carsharing
The Auto Channel / Posted 18 days ago
Expansion Will Improve Cross-Borough Access Between Brooklyn and Queens and Extend the Reach of Public Transit car2go to Bring 100 smart Vehicles to Long Island City, Astoria, Woodside and... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Controversial Police Encounters Fast Factsis arrested for interfering with officers trying to break up a fight in front o
Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 days ago
is arrested for interfering with officers trying to break up a fight in front of the Club Rendez-vous nightclub in Brooklyn. Louima alleges, while handcuffed, police officers led him to the precinct bathroom where he was sodomized with a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Magazine: Black Panther cub on new era of civil actionone of thousands who packed themselves so closely together in the dogged field
Magazine: Black Panther cub on new era of civil action
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
one of thousands who packed themselves so closely together in the dogged field surrounding Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn, New York, that there was barely room for breath. The excitement was visceral, we hardly noticed the smattering of... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Lack of mass transit options at root of traffic woesBridge. That's sure to gum up the works a bit. And radio reports said there wa
Lack of mass transit options at root of traffic woes
Staten Island Advance / Posted 26 days ago
Bridge. That's sure to gum up the works a bit. And radio reports said there was also a traffic incident in Brooklyn that may have played a role in slowing things down. A sinkhole also opened up and swallowed a chunk of 64th Street... Read more

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