For photographer Kristen Simar (@home_schooling), the character of the city is bound up with this multitude of colours. “San Francisco’s lifeblood is in its neighbourhoods. Each colourful house is a celebration of the city’s history and the people who have chosen to call San Francisco home. No two houses are the same and each story is unique.” … [Read more...] about Rainbow city: the colourful houses of San Francisco – in pictures
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“The director has quarantined the entire people of the state of Ohio, for much more than 14 days,” wrote Lucci. “The director has no statutory authority to close all businesses — which she deems non-essential for a period of two months.” … [Read more...] about Ohio Judge Deems State’s Coronavirus Lockdown Illegal
Mrs White said her home just 20 minutes outside of the central business district sits on a five-acre property and if a similar option in Sydney was for sale it would be five times the price. … [Read more...] about How one family made $200,000 by moving from a house nearly two hours out of Sydney to a sprawling property with 25 fruit trees close to the city
Kivimäki said doctors and patients should be aware of the association, and until more research is available on what mechanisms might be involved, continue to follow established means of prevention. These include "keeping blood pressure, lipid levels and blood glucose within the normal range, adequate physical activity, eating and drinking healthfully, avoiding overweight, and avoiding excessive stress," he said. "Management of vascular risk factors is particularly important for individuals who work long hours." … [Read more...] about Working long hours could be bad for your heart
Another approach is to make best use of the already-there. Ease the pressure on London and on some other mostly southern hotspots and reflate the many towns and cities that often have good housing stock, handsome if neglected high streets, a legacy of past investment in public amenities like parks and libraries, and access to beautiful countryside. Places roughly answering this description include Preston, Walsall, Sheffield, Plymouth, Colchester, Derby, Dundee, Hull, Wakefield and Wrexham, to name but a few. Such a shift would have the added environmental benefit of reducing the large costs in energy and carbon of a mass housebuilding programme. … [Read more...] about Will Covid-19 show us how to design better cities?
WHERE TO DRINK Heinold’s First and Last Chance Saloon This shack-like place near the waterfront opened on 1883, and was a regular hangout of writer Jack London. Its name comes from being the first-and-last chance for ferry passengers to grab a drink. The floor is tilted at a steepish angle, thanks to the 1906 earthquake, so don’t immediately assume you’ve had one too many. It’s on Jack London Square, one of the most spruced-up districts of the city, with bars and eateries, as well as a farmer’s market, outdoor movies and kayaking in the Bay.• 48 Webster St, jacklondonsquare.com … [Read more...] about Oakland city guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants