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Category - livable cities

Celebrating Chocolate Custard and Bike Month in NYC

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People usually think of May as National Chocolate Custard Month. But, conveniently, it’s also National Bike Month. While many of us will take this time to consider the wonders of chocolate puddings, the League of American Bicyclists is…

Ten Things We Learned Last Night at the 6th Annual Boston Bike Update

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1) Mayor Walsh wants to make Boston one of the best cycling cities in the world in six years.   2) It’s a good thing Mayor Walsh has Boston Bikes Director Nicole Freedman on his team.   3)…

Performance Fashion: Utilitarian Couture

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The World Meteorological Agency is pushing for greater awareness of climate change with the hope that will lead to smart planning and better behaviors. If you’re like us, you probably spent World Meteorological Day singing weather songs and…

Keep a Weather Eye Out for Us this March

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We’ve got a number of cool, livable cities on our itinerary this March: Seattle, Vancouver, London, Toronto, Washington DC and others. It’s not a shabby line-up. We’re looking at three bike shows, a National conference, local shops, various…

Join Us for America’s Biggest Bike Party or Burble in Slithy Toves

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The USA’s biggest bike party is coming up fast in New York City. You do not want to miss this – wherever you are. The TD Five Boro Bike Tour is 32,000 people biking 40 easy miles through…

Urban Adventure Guy’s Gift List

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“Adventure is worthwhile.” ~ Aesop Like Bear Grylls or Sir Ran Fiennes, Urban Adventure Guy thrives on adventure. He relies on his own resourcefulness. He pushes his limits. He’s undaunted by weather. But it’s the urban landscapes that…

A Livable City: Chicago-Style

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There are a number of ingredients that make up a Livable City. People respond well to jobs, education, culture and good health, for example. That attracts more artists, entrepreneurs and happier citizens. You’ll also notice that a Livable…

What’s up with Bike Sharing: An Infographic

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The beauty of bike share systems is the sneaky way they get people to act sustainably.  Before you know it, people are using bikes to get around their favorite cities. Pedal a few blocks and they tend to…

Working Wonders in NYC

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Perhaps it started in 1899 when cars were first allowed into Central Park. What a great spot that must’ve been for showing off your new internal combustion motor wagon. Ten years later things really got rolling. In 1909,…