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New York and Formal Infrastructure

New York is a great place to live, in large part because of the informal infrastructure: the texture of neighborhoods that deftly interweaves the past, the present, and the future; the “texture,” for want of a better word, that New Yorkers seem to love, and visitors often dismiss as “grime” or urban decay. Call it […]
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Over the Sea of Cortez

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If my commute were about 100 miles shorter, I would so do it on one of these leaning three-wheeled hybrid scooters from Piaggio, the makers of Vespas. These can be plugged into a wall for charging, and run all electric for short (<12 miles) jaunts. If you fire up the engine, you still get 170 […]
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