New Year’s resolutions
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7 January 2016
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With our first show in 2016 come a few resolutions for cities. We discover what resolutions won’t be broken in Paris, find out how our personal ones can change cities for the better and ask if 2016 is the year New York finally does something about its airports. Plus we discover Hong Kong’s foodie resolution and chat with the Mayor of Melbourne about his hopes for his city in the next 12 months.
7 January 2016
Photo: Sam valadi
It’s been exactly a year since gunmen barged into the offices of ‘Charlie Hebdo’ and killed 12 people. Since then, the city has been on high alert, with additional attacks on a kosher supermarket and the devastating violence of 13 November. But as the city looks to the new year, residents say taking back the streets and enjoying life is more important now than ever.
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Almost every single one of us makes New Year’s resolutions, from eating healthily, doing more exercise or spending more time with family. But did you know that some of these resolutions are not only beneficial to you but also to your city? City planner and urbanist Brent Toderian explains how.
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Melbourne is a city often considered one of the most liveable in the world, having even ranked number four in our Quality of Life survey last year. So what resolutions can a successful city such as this one have?
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The city isn’t lacking in good chefs and culinary creativity but not everyone can afford a brick-and-mortar restaurant. This year, Hong Kong has made a foodie New Year’s resolution as the government prepares to launch a food-truck scheme. We explore this make-or-break idea.
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