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Your Favorite Delivery Options May All Come From a Shared Stove 0

Your Favorite Delivery Options May All Come From a Shared Stove

Most nights at Oyster Bah, a small restaurant in Chicago’s tony Lincoln Park neighborhood, you can count on two things: serious seafood offerings (up to 12 different oyster varieties) and a packed house. The...

To Ride the Subway of the Future, All You Need Is Your Face 0

To Ride the Subway of the Future, All You Need Is Your Face

Subway tokens are history. (Sorry, Bernie). Magnetic-strip cards are quickly becoming passé. Instead, Mastercards, Visas and smartphones are now being touted as the latest in swift and fritction-less mobile ticketing systems for metro riders....

Lab Report: Airbnb Touts Progress in Working With Cities 0

Lab Report: Airbnb Touts Progress in Working With Cities

Playing by the rules: Airbnb appears to be learning how to play nice with cities, releasing a progress report yesterday on its policies for cooperating with local governments. The company says it has made...

A Recipe for Getting Armory Reuse Projects Right 0

A Recipe for Getting Armory Reuse Projects Right

Just a block and a half away from where I live in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is the Bedford Union Armory, which for a few years now has been sitting largely unused. Turned over by...

Undecorating Art Deco 0

Undecorating Art Deco

Given that it was once deeply out of fashion and didn’t even receive its name until the late 1960s, the Art Deco style of architecture has proved surprisingly durable. Known for its streamlined forms,...