Jeff Speck has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive. And he has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability. The very idea of a modern metropolis evokes visions of bustling sidewalks, vital mass transit, and a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly urban core. But in the typical American city, the car is still king, and downtown is a place that’s easy to drive to but often not worth arriving at. Making walkability happen is relatively easy and cheap; seeing exactly what needs to be done is the trick.
"Who knew that this book would be so interesting and informative?"
In a time like the present, three young people dream of the fabulous ruins of a decaying city somewhere in the distant future: the Kalpa. The dreams of Ginny and Jack overtake them without warning, leaving their bodies behind while carrying their consciousnesses forward.
"Not buying it."
From its inception, Atlantic City has always been a town dedicated to the fast buck, and this wide-reachinghistory offers a riveting account of its past 100 year, from the city's heyday as a Prohibition-era mecca of lawlessness to its rebirth as a legitimate casino resort in the modern era.
"I love stories steeped in History"
Cati, the bold Watcher readers met in The Navigator, returns from the shadows of time to summon Owen and Dr. Diamond, for time is literally running out. The moon is coming closer to the earth, causing havoc with weather, tides, and other natural cycles; people fear the world will end. To discover what's gone wrong, Cati, Owen, and the Doctor must take an astonishing journey to the City of Time, where time is bought and sold. There, Owen begins to understand his great responsibility and power as the Navigator.
Meet "Carrie", the quintessential young writer looking for love in all the wrong places; "Mr. Big", the business tycoon who drifts from one relationship to another; "Samantha Jones", the 40-ish, successful, "testosterone woman" who uses sex like a man; not to mention "Psycho Moms", "Bicycle Boys", "International Crazy Girls", and the rest of the New Yorkers who inspired one of the most watched TV series of our time. You've seen them on HBO, now listen to the book that started it all.
"Cities for Everyone" is from the April 03, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Paul Krugman and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
On New Year's Day, Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch fields a call that a dog has found a bone - a bone that the dog's owner, a doctor, feels certain is human.
"A good read"
"Inequality and the City" is from the Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Paul Krugman and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Daily Fantasy Sports Site, Facing Opposition, Maintains Its Visibility in City Arenas" is from the Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Tim Casey and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Atlantic City Rescue Plan Approved by New Jersey Lawmakers" is from the May 26, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Rick Rojas and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"In Mexico City, Comedians Punish Society's Scofflaws with Humiliation" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Azam Ahmed and Paulina Villegas and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Syrian City Torn by War Shows Jarring Resolve to Try to Live Normally" is from the April 30, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Declan Walsh and narrated by Paul Ryden.
"In 'the Wiz Live!' on NBC, a Search for More in the Emerald City" is from the December 5, 2015 Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Wesley Morris and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.
"A Regal Welcome for the Pope in Mexico City" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabeth Malkin and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.
"Donald Trump, Leicester City, and Why Predicting the Future Is So Hard" is from the May 11, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Neil Irwin and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"Going Big for Brunch in the City of Gold" is from the Travel section of The New York Times. It was written by Angelica Rogers and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"Iraqi Forces Fighting for Ramadi Make Their Way Toward City Center" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Omar Al Jawoshy and Sewell Chan and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Mary Keitany of Kenya Wins Another New York City Marathon" is from the November 02, 2015 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Lindsay Crouse and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
Die vier Timetraveller kehren in das Jahr 2006 zurück, merken aber sehr schnell, dass etwas nicht stimmt. Die Universität ist verlassen und auf dem Gelände...
"Customized Songs, with the City as Accompaniment" is from the Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Alex Vadukul and narrated by Fleet Cooper.