Tagged: Urban Environment

a row of pigeons sitting on a telephone wire photographed from below

Why Pigeons Can’t Be Pigeonholed

Consider the pigeon. Impossible to categorize as nature or culture, the space between these binaries is where they thrive.

People walk along rows of cars stuck in many feet of snow.

Hey Snow! It’s Not You, It’s Us

From toxic street slush to plowed-in cars, winter can be frustrating. But it doesn’t have to be. A historian uncovers 19th-century lessons for working with—not against—the snow.