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Down To Earth archive for March 31, 2010


Photos Of The Day: Creative Bike Racks

Renaissance man David Byrne is an avid cyclist, even designing bike racks as pictured left in New York. (Watch the hilarious video report HERE.) Above image courtesy of David Byrne.Can Spokane go above and beyond the basic rack model offered and stake out their own...

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Pedals2People Grand Opening - April 9

We had a lot of fun last week sharing our mulitmedia profile project of Pedals2People, and now we're even more excited to bring you this special announcement. Pedals2People Celebrating Sprague Shop Grand Opening SPOKANE, WA — Pedals2People is holding an open house at its new...

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Blueprint For Transit Oriented Communities

In April, Spokane will host a brilliant exhibition that brings together the work of Washington artists and planners around the theme of transit oriented communities. And by transit oriented communities we mean access to choices in housing and transportation by creating more mixed-use and mixed-income...

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Plastiki sets sail

Remember the Plastiki - that 60-foot catamaran with hulls made of a rigid plastic structure and filled with about 12,000 empty plastic bottles? It set sail last week from San Francisco to Sydney on an 11,000-nautical mile journey that will go past the Great Pacific...

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