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  1. Sidewalk cutout to nowhere

    Discovered in Washington Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey. ... Suffice to say, there's one on the other side, as well.
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  2. Q&A with James Howard Kunstler on cemeteries and New Urbanism

    Please visit my blog, Whistling Past the Graveyard, for an e-mail Q&A with [URL="http://taphofiles.blogspot.com/2009/03/tapho-files-1-james-howard-kunstler.html"]James Howard Kunstler[/URL] on cemeteries and New Urbanism.
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  3. Did journalism create sprawl?

    When I went to college in the 1970s to study journalism, covering meetings was among the first things we learned. When we got out of college, we cut our teeth on zoning board and planning board meetings -- indeed, covering a town meant covering every meeting in town. Meanwhile, the seasoned reporters often got the glamorous jobs of covering politics, the county board and other high-profile beats.
    So, sprawl was left to the rookies and others still pretty unseasoned. While we did a good ...
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  4. Resolved for 2009: Taking better care of cemeteries

    NOTE: This post originally appeared at my blog on cemeteries and land use, Whistling Past the Graveyard, at taphofiles.blogspot.com:

    THIS IS the last thing you need - another list of resolutions/suggestions for the coming year. But threats to cemeteries have never been more serious.

    Constant suburban sprawl and urban redevelopment are threatening existing cemeteries and grabbing land that otherwise could be used for burial grounds. The economic downturn has led to ...
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  5. Cemeteries and Land Use

    This post originally appeared on my blog about cemeteries and land use, titled Whistling Past The Graveyard, at [url]http://taphofiles.blogspot.com/[/url]
    (Please note: This is the new address of my cemetery blog)
    [SIZE="6"]W[/SIZE] here do we go when we die, I once asked a room full of planning experts.
    Their response was as quiet as a cemetery. I think they thought I was a bit of a loon, who had slipped into their midst.
    In reality, I simply was a budding ...
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