Companies say goodbye to the 'burbs: Young talent wants to live in Chicago, not Libertyville -
After decades of big businesses leaving the city for the suburbs, U.S. firms have begun a new era of corporate urbanism. Companies are under increasing pressure to establish an urban presence that projects an image of dynamism and innovation.
Attn: Milwaukee newspaper website commentators.
*The sentence “Few motorists would dare blow through a red light, even if it appeared safe to do so” has been removed from the second paragraph. A 2000 report indicates that drivers in New York City run 1.23 million red lights each day, which is more than a few. —
How Often Do Bicyclists Stop at Red Lights? — Daily Intelligencer
Correction du jour(via felixsalmon)
Barrel furniture from JC Penney, 1975.
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This is how they tried to win, Jerry thought: from inside sound-proof rooms, through smoked glass, using machines at arm’s length. This is how they lost.
Belgravia cockney, thought Guillam: the last stage of linguistic collapse.
At night, the dogs took over.