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Cities

Rebuilding Architecture: An Interview With Itai Palti

From polymath to middleman? For Itai Palti, the architect’s role isn’t what it used to be—maybe it’s time for a rethink?

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Mera Rubell on Art, iPhones, and Compassionate Communities

Philanthropist and patron of the Miami arts scene Mera Rubell talks building better communities and living in the now.

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City Shifts: Your Weekly News Roundup

Cities

City Shifts: Weekly News Roundup

Interesting news from across the web. This week: tech’s ethical debt, post-COVID home design, parking’s role in the Women’s Liberation Movement, and more.

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Cities

The Suburban Election

Swing states are passé; Election 2020 is all about the swing ‘burbs—and Donald Trump knows it.

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Food + Culture

Taking the Leap: Opening During COVID

Reality bites right now, especially for restaurants, but that’s not stopping these chefs and restaurateurs from taking the leap.

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People

Deuki Hong on Being His Sunday Best

Sunday Bird’s executive chef/owner is a pro at creating great food and warm experiences. But operating a not-for-profit business? That’s a whole different ball game—and it comes with a side of spam musubi.

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Michael Osadon on Progress (& Problems) in the Digital Age

Michael Osadon, co-founder of last-mile delivery innovator Bond, talks technology, Tel Aviv, and helping each other out.

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CEO's George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg

People

Creative CEO: George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg on Decision-Making and Noble Pursuits

The CEOs behind international interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg talk business and creativity with Rana Florida.

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Food + Culture

The Last Meal?

Michael Bonadies shares the stories of the people working to keep our favorite restaurants afloat—and how you can help them.

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People

Adam Lerner on the Russian Revolution, Rock ‘n Roll, and the Real Crisis

With over 20 years as a renowned curator, Adam Lerner knows a thing or two about the intersection of life and art.

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