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Starbucks are closing – and no one cares

Michael Gordon, resident flaneur, reports in: Have you noticed that most Starbuck’s do not allow…
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The Shinjuku Cat

If you haven’t seen the cat outside the world’s busiest train station – Shinjuku, in…
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Lessons for Vancouver: How a city in North Carolina struggled to create a comprehensive plan

Gord Price: Thanks to Jeff Wood at The Overhead Wire (highly recommended), I discovered this…
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Be a Paul: support Viewpoint, get cool perks, and win

Paul Dragan launched Reckless Bikes in Vancouver in 1986, and now keeps our wheels turning…
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Buildings That Changed Vancouver – The Observatory

Today’s example is in the City of North Vancouver, and the building is The Observatory…
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The Idyllic Dilemma of South False Creek

Almost half a century after it was designed and built, the South Shore of False…
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Knowledge Network: Form + Place

Another elegant documentary from the Knowledge Network: “The people, places and things that have left…
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Public Golf Courses, Vancouver & The White Plague

No, it’s not what you think. It’s April, 1920 in Vancouver. It is the end…
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Uytae Lee Video: Can we rent our way out of the housing crisis?

Another great video for Urbanarium by Uytae Lee (our best videographer on urban issues).  He…
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How Colour is Coming to Vancouver

Viewpoint (Daily Scot in particular) has been railing for many years on the absence of…
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Friday File-“Seven Roundabouts in One” in Swindon Great Britain

Rather perfect for the Friday file: here’s a roundabout that has been working for sixty…
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Free Webinar, Smart Growth Network: The Evolving World of Laneway Housing

We call them Laneway Houses. In the United States they are called accessory dwelling units.…
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Welsh Government Says: No More New Roads For You!

You may have seen the old episode of Jerry Seinfeld where a gourmet soup maker…

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