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Below are a series of images from today’s Greater Lansing 2014 Chinese New Year celebration held inside a local mall. A large crowd attended the festive event which included music, a dragon parade, dancing, a fashion show, martial arts, booths … Continue reading
Until the past few days, I had not realized how many cities have added an enormous Ferris wheel as an urban attraction. Yes, I knew of the London Eye and even visited it myself in 2008, though the queue and … Continue reading
I am probably going to date myself yet again with this post, but to this urban planner, one of the most memorable images of the American highway system in the 1960s and 70s was the motel or motor court. Often … Continue reading
The Eurostat data below from 2011 includes both ferry and cruise ship passenger data. It is interesting to note that despite completion of the Chunnel between the United Kingdom and France, Dover remains the busiest passenger seaport in Europe and … Continue reading
Below are a list of clues that indicate you might inflict yard blight on your neighbors, beyond the obvious example of derelict structures and unkempt yards. For this post, “yard blight” is generally defined as: The overuse of, display of, … Continue reading
Please consider doing more of your holiday season shopping at the stores listed below or any others that are closed this Thanksgiving Day, as this allows their employees to spend the holiday with their families. Kudos to each one of … Continue reading
Once again, retailers across the land will be expanding their hours on Thanksgiving Day in order to fill their need for more corporate greed and for the American public to satisfy its gluttonous need to accumulate more shit. How sad … Continue reading
Below is the list of the ten busiest (most visitors) national parks in the United Kingdom. This data would include national parks in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (none currently designated there). 1. Lake District (designated in 1951) – 14.8 … Continue reading