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Coming soon to New York, an underground park: The Lowline

Do you like the Highline park in Manhattan? There’s a subterranean version coming soon. The Lowline looks like it’s going to be amazing. “Plans are underway to build what its supporters say would be the world’s first underground park,” reports Winnie Hu at the New York Times, under the terrific headline, “Move Over, Rats. New York Is Planning an Underground Park.”  …

Veterans remind Pokemon players of memorial park's sanctity by shouting obscenities, throwing punches

Veterans remind Pokemon players of memorial park’s sanctity by shouting obscenities, throwing punches / Boing Boing Everyone behaves badly in this one—snotty youngsters v. violent veterans—but that older guy throwing punches and threatening a pregnant woman should be in jail. Come for the Pokemon rage, stay for the expert demolition of a portable gazebo. A story at the Winona Daily News appears to …