Monday, March 25, 2013
It's Almost Enough to Make Me Forget How Much I Dislike the East Midtown Plan
Daddy Warbucks: "“Whenever I encounter an obstacle of some kind, I spend an enormous sum of my personal fortune, and I usually get my way.”
Hizzoner: "I never thought of that."
(Mayor Bloomberg paid for performers from four Broadway shows)
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Reserve Now for Your Wedding Ceremony
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
A CEO, a Tea Party Member, and a Union Official Walk Into a Bar
The CEO sees 100 bottles of beer on the wall, and takes 99 of them.
Then he turns to the Tea Party member and says, "The union guy is trying to steal your bottle of beer."
Friday, October 14, 2011
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Mayor Mike visited Zuccotti Park, now Chase CEO Jamie Dimon should invite #OWS to Occupy Chase Plaza - and help with tents, hot food etc.
"I'm convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You've got to find what you love." Steve Jobs
Bought 2 arch guides in Amsterdam. More than 30% of bldngs on both lists since 1940. Have they been to Amsterdam? #ArchitectsAreIdeologues
From Amsterdam on a perfect day: When the Dutch ride Vespas, the noise is a pleasant summer drone. Italians? A raucous cacophany!
“There’s class warfare, all right,” Warren Buffett said, “but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.”
Strikes me @ ps1.org/calendar/view/… that many New York urbanists have an ideological rejection of New Urbanists based solely on style (Pt 1)
Yo! The 20th century is over—we don't have to be "Modern" anymore
Duchamp's urinal was "created" 94 years ago. Must we still pay the consequences today? #bringbackthebeautiful
Beautiful architecture speaks to the senses Lot of contemporary architecture speaks to intellect Without common sense the intellect is dumb
I've lost what little patience I had for new architecture that supports alienation, anomie, depression, misanthropy, nihilism ... and ego.
New Urbanist-leanings of Guggenheim Lab paint democratic vision of a civic ideal. What is your civic vision?: bit.ly/pU99ii RT@NewUrbanism
Paul Newman talks about urbanism - and gets it all right bitly.com/vvpnew
Andrew Sullivan asks if we need more roads (hint: "no) bit.ly/2manyrds
@NAHBhome: old days of selling sububan houses like hotcakes are over. In new world, we have too much sprawl and too little walkable urbanism
Curbed shows Starchitects' houses but skips all the Starchitects who live in traditional buildings like Rem & Zaha http://bit.ly/starchi
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Friday, April 22, 2011
Sunday, April 03, 2011
Ty Cobb, Quote of the Day
Shortly before Ty Cobb died in the 1960s, a sportswriter asked the Hall of Famer what he thought he'd hit against the pitchers of the day. "About .320," said Cobb. "Is that all?" the sportswriter asked, "You're a .367 lifetime hitter."
"Yeah, well, you have to remember, I'm seventy-five years old," Cobb said.
Saturday, April 02, 2011
A moose and a lobster walk into a bar ...
WHAT A PLEASURE working in Maine to produce a SmartCode for Damariscotta.