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Sep.11.2008
California Magazine
The whole meal by Dashka SlaterAlice Waters is crusading to change not just what kids eat, but what they learn. The building where Alice Waters wants the 900 students of Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley to eat their lunch is currently a construction site, surrounded by chain link fence, a sign that says No Trespassing, and piles of brick and rubble....
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Sep.11.2008
California Magazine
See through wallsBy Dashka Slater Photographs by marcus hanschenThe new Berkeley Art Museum will combine old-fashioned ideas about public space with radical new ones about urban design and the future of art. The last time I walked through the Berkeley Art Museum, I saw a ghost. She hovered in the corner of an upstairs gallery, wispy and sly, her hair disheveled...
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Sep.11.2008
The New York Times Magazine
WALK THE WALK: In many parts of the country, walking has become as quaint a pastime as spinning yarn or playing the bagpipes. Between 1977 and 1995, the number of daily walking trips taken by adults declined by 40 percent — while more than a quarter of all car trips are now shorter than a mile. Those under-a-mile journeys fall into the zone that new urbanists...