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Density, mixed use, and the right to bear umbrellas

The other weekend, my Hot Research Associate and I made a break for the border in order to temporarily escape Seattle. We stayed at The Buchan, an older, charming “European style” hotel in the West End of Vancouver, just a … Continue reading

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Hot Air, Polite Aggression, and Neighbors to the North

Last month I went up to Vancouver, B.C. for a few days’ vacation from my (admittedly scenic) hometown of Seattle. I rode Amtrak, wanting to watch the scenery pass in slow, pleasant splendor and experience the joy of car-free life … Continue reading

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Chinatown Vancouver Chinese New Year

This past Sunday, I found myself in YVR on a little day trip. It was Chinese New Year so Chinatown was hopping even despite the heavy rain. My friend, The Armchair Socialist, and I dined at Floata, a ridiculously large … Continue reading

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