Sidewalk ideas

A mile-long red carpet for Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

One of the great avenues of the world is missing something. A red carpet. Chicago’s Magnificent Mile has wonderful shopping, skyscrapers, historic buildings, and even horse carriages. But now imagine a mile long red carpet on the sidewalk. That would be so cool. Currently there’s a little carpet in front of the Hotel Intercontinential’s doors …

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Which side of the sidewalk?

In America we drive on the right side of the road, and pedestrians tend to walk on the right side of the sidewalk. What about in other countries where they drive on the left side of the road. Do they walk on the left side of the sidewalk as well?

portable scanner

I’m looking for a super small flatbed scanner. One that has a bed size of 4×6 or 5×7. And I’m not talking about those pen scanners. It needs to be a flat scanner. I want to take my scanner out in public and scan things like the sidewalk and fixed objects. But a regular scanner …

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top way to turn away sidewalk business

Have some kid ralf all over the sidewalk in front of your booth. I saw it happen last week in front of the Staples sidewalk giveaway.

I want to lick the sidewalk

What does a sidewalk taste like? Would it be more acidic or basic? After internet research I found: Wet cement is the number 1 cause of occupational skin disease in the United States. Wet cement burns with a pH of 12.0 to 13.0 But, i want to know the pH of cement when it dries.

Planter public art

When sidewalk planters function like a Richard Serra sculpture.