Tag: urban exploration

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Fiction Pick of the Week: The Electric City

A group buys the city of Detroit with lottery winnings.

"We stayed on our street all day for a couple of weeks, doing all the work we needed to do to convince people we weren’t a problem. We never got around to telling anyone that we’d bought the city, because we weren’t having the kinds of conversations where you’d bring that up. We told people we’d lost our jobs instead, that Detroit was cheap. They’d nod. We smoked up a lot and drank plenty of the lemonade stuff, which was yellow Crystal Light mixed with water and vodka."

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What Lies Beneath

Exploring the vast underground world of New York City with three of the people who know it best.

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Excuse Us While We Kiss The Sky

Navigating the sewers of London and summiting the peaks of Paris with a group of urban explorers.

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GOING SOUTERRAIN

Exploring Paris’s parallel universe of tunnels, caverns and catacombs.

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The New French Hacker-Artist Underground

On the French urban exploration group UX—”sort of like an artist’s collective, but far from being avant-garde—confronting audiences by pushing the boundaries of the new—its only audience is itself.”