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Utah love

Can you see the houses? No? Good. This is the West’s version of how to put together a master planned community: 1. Preserve land. 2. Build houses that blend into the landscape. Let it still look a little wild. That means no gates. 3. Build a gathering place where you can drink coffee and talk and maybe even show art. […]

Dream airport: Palm Springs

Let’s take a minute to appreciate just how much the Palm Springs Airport is like a resort. Palm trees and scenic mountain views? Check. Meticulously landscaped grounds with shaded alfresco areas for lounging? Yes, indeedy. Overpriced cocktails and kitschy souvenirs being purchased by the overly tan? Of course. This outdoor terminal is inspired, with extra little touches of genius, like […]