April 20, 2004 

Unnatural Nature

Anthem, AZ: Far to the north of Phoenix, lies a rapidly expanding suburbia that is at best barely begining to understand the desert environment they are paving over. At Anthem, a painfully hokey mega-development, a superficial effort has been made... [read on...]

Posted at 05:26 AM
Environment , Urban Planning

High Density with no Benefits

Phoenix, AZ: This type of high-density condo development can be found all over American Suburbia, especially here in the sunbelt. The problem to me is that while they might be more affordable than other options, they take on many of... [read on...]

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Urban Planning

 April 16, 2004 

Ignoring the Cost of Car Ownership

Your Wallet: Being almost 30 and having never owned a car in my life, I know I'm a radical anomaly in the US, and perhaps an evil traitor by some people's measurements. But according to the American Automobile Association, I've... [read on...]

Posted at 07:45 PM | Please feel free to comment (2)

 April 02, 2004 

The Cable TV Schedule Channel

The Boob tube: I know that better options exist for those willing to shell out for digital cable, but for those of us stuck with basic, the schedule page is a universal travesty. Most cable companies offer a pathetic three... [read on...]

Posted at 06:47 PM | Please feel free to comment (3)