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Inside the Hive

A growing co-op shows that saving bees can be good for business.

You’ll find the members of The Chicago Honey Co-op in the backyards and on the rooftops of the third-largest city in America, throwing on veils and heavy-duty gloves in order to get up close and personal with a swarm of stinging insects. The co-op, an urban beekeeping initiative founded in 2004, will even teach you how to wrangle your own bee colony, if you’re up for it.

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Reinventing L.A. Street By Street

Los Angeles is reinventing its city streets as an oasis for cyclists, artists, and foodies

In major cities, streets are thought of primarily as a method of transportation for cars, not as public spaces for all to enjoy. The Great Streets Initiative, proposed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2013 as his first executive directive, aims to reimagine the way people think about their streets—to see them as the backbone and heart of their community, as places to work, live, learn, and create.

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