What makes a city best?
Your Ordinary World for 3Jan19 with links to stories on history, religion, housing, and lawns.
Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you links from across the web and around the world, this week with NIMBY This, YIMBY That, ft stories on housing, zoning, urban living, cities, communities, and gentrification.
Plenty of discussion has centered around the California housing situation, especially the prices and lack of availability in the bay area since the tech explosion brought enormous wealth to one of America’s most unique cities, San Francisco. “Demolishing the California Dream: How San Francisco Planned Its Own Housing Crisis” by Hunter Oatman-Stanford is a detailed examination of the history of that great city, and how it came to be the go-to example of the modern housing debate.
Let’s tax the rich and their million-dollar mansions.
This week: Housing, Dogs, Religion, Food, and Transportation!
This Week: Home, School, Work, Hospital, and Outdoors!
This Week: Sports, Transportation, Family, Housing, and Labor!
This week: War, Espionage, Technology, Housing, and Transportation!
This Week: Immigration, Housing, Space, Healthcare, and Sex Crimes.
The high cost of housing, and related issues. Also, today is Procrastinators’ Tax Day, so make sure you get that in.
This week: Texas, Games, Transportation, Science, and Housing!
You gotta live somewhere. Why not in a giant kettle?
People got to live some place, so why not an octagon?
It’s not exactly a light carbon footprint if you rely upon the existence of stores full of goods and services to be available whenever you need them.
For about 36 hours this week, it looked like we were relocating to Alaska. This week: Home, School, Work, Earth, and Space.