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Old 07-05-2018, 12:52 PM   #4521
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What could go wrong with Amazon HQ2?

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2...g-amazons-home
You forgot that there a bunch of people here that is quite ok with this as long as we get a OMG PLEASE A NEW TALLEST AND A BUNCH OF OTHER SKYSCRAPERS PLEASE.
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Old 07-05-2018, 01:41 PM   #4522
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What could go wrong with Amazon HQ2?

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2...g-amazons-home
I feel like the corporations with all their demands are killing the mom & pup local economies that create the character of a specific area.
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:11 PM   #4523
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You know what I think is hilarious? It can take around 30 minutes to get to Logan Airport via transit from Downtown Boston. That's about 10 minute shorter than it takes to travel from Sea-Tac to Downtown Seattle. Sea-Tac to Seattle by the way is about 12 miles apart. Logan from Boston is about 3 miles.

Just to show you that the benefit of having an airport in close proximity to downtown means nothing if the commute is terrible.

The point of this very high level analysis is that I hope that one day Logan Airport is moved further away in order to open up prime real estate in Boston while building an efficient infrastructure that can cut commute time to the airport.
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:45 PM   #4524
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Wasatch Mountains a few miles up the road from Park City, UT.....




























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Old 07-09-2018, 06:56 PM   #4525
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Wasatch Mountains a few miles up the road from Park City, UT.....



Looks awesome. Too bad they couldn't have got it up to 11,000 ft, would have looked much better.
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Old 07-10-2018, 09:27 AM   #4526
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Looks awesome. Too bad they couldn't have got it up to 11,000 ft, would have looked much better.
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Old 07-10-2018, 11:55 PM   #4527
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Nice ballpark:

https://www.mlb.com/rays/fans/ballpa...0&sf90361730=1
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:49 AM   #4528
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^^ Looks like a place where George and his boy Elroy might take in a game.
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Old 07-11-2018, 11:27 AM   #4529
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It's quite an upgrade from the repurposed Costco the Rays currently occupy.

I remain puzzled and fascinated by professional baseball in Florida...
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Old 07-11-2018, 02:12 PM   #4530
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The only thing I like about the current place is how easy it is to get a ticket!
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Old 07-11-2018, 04:30 PM   #4531
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That has nothing to do with the stadium.
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Old 07-11-2018, 07:06 PM   #4532
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I dunno. A factor maybe. Even when Tampa has had decent teams (this year's team is not bad, but has weird pitching) the Tampons won't turn out.

Same deal with Marlins games.
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:52 PM   #4533
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Yes, that's because Tampa fans are terrible. A new stadium is not going to change that.
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Old 07-12-2018, 09:16 AM   #4534
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I don't know, even watching the Sox play there on TV is kind of soul-sucking. Can't really blame people for not wanting to visit the place.
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:46 AM   #4535
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It is like playing baseball in a Home Depot tin garden shed. The Yankees spring training "Legends Field" in Tampa is better!
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