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Jan Gehl, Copenhagen and Good Cities Michael O'Hare - April 10, 2009 “A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves” So says Jan Gehl, the Danish architect who has been the brains behind Copenhagen’s transformation to a City for People and now advises New York City. So what is a Good City? Jeff Conaway, 'Grease' Star Who Struggled With Addictions, Dies at 60 Star best known for his work on “Taxi” and appearances on “Celebrity Rehab” Actor Jeff Conaway, who sprang into the popular consciousness as one of the singing and dancing stars of “Grease” before struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol, has died. He was 60. Conaway died at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, his manager Phil Brock confirmed to TheWrap. "We loved him as a person, we respected him as a performer, and he will be sorely missed. We hope that he will be remembered for his art," Brock said.

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Recycled Inner Tube Toiletry Bag Describing traveling with toiletries as a pain in the ass is like describing being in a car accident as inconvenient. If you're incapable of escaping from things like hair product, moisturizer and your favorite razor, you need a quality dopp kit to keep things safe when you're on the road. This water resistant truck inner tube toiletry kit with Presta valve zipper pull will keep everything where it belongs and most importantly, will keep it from ending up all over the rest of the stuff in your suitcase. 10” x 5” x 4”Constructed from truck inner tubePresta valve zipper pullWater resistant exteriorMade in the USA

Needle Felting and Wet Felting – Wonderful Felted Slippers by Shelley Gerber « LIVING FELT Felting Friends Fun! We are delighted with these sweet hand felted slippers by Shelley Gerber of San Diego, California and share them with you as great inspiration for holiday gifts and guests! Felting over a resist is fun and a slipper shape is easy to work with. For resist material, some people like cardboard or cereal boxes and some like heavy duty 6mil plastic. Here at Living Felt, we use thick, rubbery material often used to line shelves…but without any holes. Wonderopolis owl in the dark

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