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The Bay Bridge lights are back on

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“The Bay Lights,” a massive light sculpture by New York’s Leo Villareal, is made up of 25,000 twinkling LEDs that animate the San Francisco skyline. The piece went up in 2013 for a two-year period that ended in March 2015. However the nonprofit organization Illuminate the Arts raised $4 million to turn the lights back on for good. Continue reading

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Post-Olympic Cities

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The sport is the thing, but the place is equally important. When it comes to the Olympics, the City is the staging ground for a fourteen day event whose grandeur and success is echoed in the scale of a stadium, a ski run and a village. But for all the prestige that comes with the status of being a host city, one must invest millions (ok, billions) of dollars to upgrade the city’s infrastructure. The question is, is it worth it? Continue reading

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