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Stockholm's Vision Zero offers idealistic concept of car-free cities

Stockholm's Vision Zero offers idealistic concept of car-free cities Increasingly, planners and advocates are talking about creating cities rich in human interaction, cities that provide a healthier environment that puts people above cars in a variety of ways…[At the same time,] Stockholm is already focusing on … Read more on Archinect

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Stockholm's owner to shave head if Geneva boy raises $10K

Stockholm's owner to shave head if Geneva boy raises K Michael Olesen, owner of Stockholm's in Geneva, said Max has raised $ 3,500 so far for St. Baldrick's, the charity that funds childhood cancer research. This is the seventh year Max has had his head shaved for the St. Baldrick's charity. Stockholm's, at … Read […]

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Stockholm's Newest Parking Garage Is Only For Bikes

Stockholm's Newest Parking Garage Is Only For Bikes "The city of the future is not one built around the car as a means of transportation," says Roger Mogert, city planning commissioner for Stockholm. "This requires that we make it easier to travel by bike, and of course arranging for safe and efficient … Read more […]

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On Stockholm's Streets

On Stockholm's Streets Three years ago there weren't many beggars on Stockholm's streets. Some homeless, yes, selling Situation (the Swedish equivalent of the Big Issue), a few buskers in the Tunnelbana; but not men and women huddled in doorways, wrapped in blankets – it's … Read more on London Review of Books (subscription) (blog)

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Ann Ysten takes over from founder Patrick Gardner at Stockholm's Perfect Fools

Ann Ysten takes over from founder Patrick Gardner at Stockholm's Perfect Fools Ysten, a former deputy CEO of DDB Stockholm, moves from head of marketing and communications at Friends, a non-profit anti-bullying organisation based in Stockholm. Prior to DDB she was marketing director at The Absolut Company for more than three … Read more on More […]

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How do you spend a penny in Stockholm's cashless society?

How do you spend a penny in Stockholm's cashless society? You wouldn't think Bjorn Ulvaeus had any cash problems – as a member of the seventies super group Abba he made vast piles of it. He even wrote the hit Money, Money, Money. When I met him in Stockholm I had the odd sensation that […]

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Fixing for fika in Stockholm's cafes

Fixing for fika in Stockholm's cafes Lingering over a cup of coffee in Stockholm's charming old town, I'm pondering why the Swedish capital is so good at cafes. "The weather," says a woman, pointing at the rain streaming down the cafe's window. "When it's cold and dark cafes become a way … Read more on […]

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Meet the man snapping Stockholm's subway

Meet the man snapping Stockholm's subway The full-time freelance photographer has since captured images from around the world, including in Ethiopia, Morocco, and Nepal, working on a variety of projects and for a variety of clients, including NGOs, PR firms, local companies in Stockholm, and … Read more on The Local.se

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Stockholm's Transit Expansion: Big Plans, Few Complaints

Stockholm's Transit Expansion: Big Plans, Few Complaints A four-room, 1,300-square-foot apartment north of downtown Stockholm near the Odenplan transit junction could cost you 7,250,000 kronor — just over $ 1 million in Canadian dollars. Yet Swedes continue to pour into Stockholm's metro area, just as they … Read more on TheTyee.ca

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Meet the man snapping Stockholm's subway

Meet the man snapping Stockholm's subway The full-time freelance photographer has since captured images from around the world, including in Ethiopia, Morocco, and Nepal, working on a variety of projects and for a variety of clients, including NGOs, PR firms, local companies in Stockholm, and … Read more on The Local.se

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Stockholm's KnCMiner brings total funding to $29 million

Stockholm's KnCMiner brings total funding to million After Creandum's huge $ 14 million raise into Sweden's KnCMiner only this past September, news broke that Accel Partners has led a new $ 15 million round into the company that sells and rents hardware for bitcoin mining professionals. In addition to this … Read more on ArcticStartup

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The Curious Case of the Second Submarine Spotted in Stockholm's Archipelago

The Curious Case of the Second Submarine Spotted in Stockholm's Archipelago At 3:30 in the afternoon on Oct. 31, Sven-Olof Kviman, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Swedish Navy, was sitting at his table in his seaside home on the island outskirts of Stockholm when he spotted a curious object moving through the water at […]

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'Immigration is critical' for Stockholm's future

'Immigration is critical' for Stockholm's future Representatives from municipal and county governments joined speakers from academia and local companies to discuss a topic close to everyone's hearts: what is the future of Stockholm and its labour market? “Stockholm is the growth engine of Sweden,” … Read more on The Local.se

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'The most energetic night Stockholm's ever seen'

'The most energetic night Stockholm's ever seen' This is the first time that we are using a stadium in Stockholm, as opposed to arenas, which is what we've done in the past – and this time we will have an excess of 25,000-26,000 in the audience. That completely changes the significance of the event … […]

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Swedish minister: Israel crossed the line in its response to Stockholm's

Swedish minister: Israel crossed the line in its response to Stockholm's … Margot Wallstrom Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said Friday that Israel upset its close allies with its exaggerated reaction to Stockholm's recognition of the Palestinian state and its rhetoric "crosses all lines." In an interview with … Read more on Middle East Monitor

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