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  City Lights Books
City Lights is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics.
Founded in 1953 by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin, City Lights is one of the few truly great independent bookstores in the United States, a place where booklovers from across the country and around the world come to browse, read, and just soak in the ambiance of alternative culture's only "Literary Landmark."...
A million copies in print—translated into over a dozen languages—one of the best-selling and most popular books of poetry ever published, now available in a new hardcover edition containing a CD of the author reading his work.
www.citylights.com   (465 words)

 PHILA.GOV | Welcome to the City of Philadelphia
After many discussions with civic and cultural leaders, it is clear that, while our City is blessed by a rich, diverse and extraordinarily talented cultural community, funding to improve cultural resources is essential.
The Ethicsboard is charged with providing ethics training for all city employees enforcing city campaign finance, financial disclosure, and conflict of interest laws, and has authority to render advice, investigate complaints and issue fines.
This City of Philadelphia Zoning web site also enables users to see relevant zoning overlay districts, print maps, and access a link to the Zoning section of the City Code (Section 14).
www.phila.gov   (1314 words)

  Sin City (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With Sin City, however, co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller have done more than just recreate the brutal chiaroscuro of Miller's stark post-modern noir artwork, they've captured the essence and the aesthetic of Basin City (as much a character as Marv or Hartigan) and brought its universe and characters to a stunning three-dimensional life.
As a Frank Miller fan for over 25 years, I know his work and I know Sin City – and this Sin City will knock your socks off whether you are a fan or a newcomer to the dark delights of his devilish imagination and brutal style.
Here's hoping Sin City makes a mint, for there are 10,000 stories in the naked (sinful) city, and this is but a handful of them.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0401792   (688 words)

  City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status.
In most parts of the world, cities are generally substantial and nearly always have an urban core, but in the United States many incorporated areas which have a very modest population, or a suburban or even mostly rural character, are designated as cities.
Although city can refer to an agglomeration including suburban and satellite areas, the term is not usually applied to a conurbation (cluster) of distinct urban places, nor for a wider metropolitan area including more than one city, each acting as a focus for parts of the area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City   (2574 words)

 City status in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
City status is conferred by Letters Patent (an "open letter") and not by a royal charter but there are some British cities that predate the historical monarchy, and have been regarded as cities since "time immemorial".
Rochester was recognised as a city from 1211 to 1998.
Most "cities" are not cities in the traditional sense of the word (that is, a large urban area) but are in fact local government districts that have city status, and which often include large rural areas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City_status_in_the_United_Kingdom   (2642 words)

A large share of a city's area is primarily taken up by housing, which is then supported by infrastructure such as roads, streets and often public transport routes such as a subway or a metro rail system.
Although city can refer to an agglomeration including suburban and satellite areas, the term is not appropriate for a conurbation (cluster) of distinct urban places, nor for a wider metropolitan area including more than one city, each acting as a focus for parts of the area.
For instance, in Paris, the inner city is the richest part of the metropolitan area, where housing is the most expensive, and where elites and high-income individuals dwell.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/c/ci/city.html   (2676 words)

 Oklahoma City on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The state's largest city, it is an important livestock market, a wholesale, distribution, industrial, and financial center, and a farm trade and processing point.
The city has diversified light and heavy industries, and the nearby Tinker Air Force Base, a logistics center with one of the world's largest air depots, is also an important source of civilian employment.
Oklahoma City was quickly settled in a land rush after the area was opened to homesteaders on Apr. 22, 1889.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/O/OklaC1ity.asp   (511 words)

 City Attorney
The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council to serve as the chief legal advisor to the Council, the City Manager, and all City departments, offices, and agencies.
City departments are assigned an attorney to provide them the varied legal services necessary to their operations.
The Criminal Division is responsible for prosecuting misdemeanors that occur in the City of Tempe.
www.tempe.gov /attorney   (364 words)

 Bristol City | Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
City supporters are being invited to take part in a special World Cup 2006 sweepstake to raise money for the club's Academy.
City are ready to offer Steve Brooker a new contract in a bid to keep their top scorer at Ashton Gate, says Steve Lansdown.
City have today confirmed they will be visiting Latvia for a pre-season tour in July, including a match against Skonto Riga.
www.bcfc.premiumtv.co.uk /page/Home/0,,10327,00.html   (341 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Atlantic City, New Jersey
The city is an anchor city for the Delaware Valley metropolitan area.
The city was incorporated in 1854, the same year in which train service began, linking this remote parcel of land with the more populated, urban centers of New York and Philadelphia.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Atlantic_City,_New_Jersey   (1293 words)

Dodge City was founded the next year, 1872, just five miles west of Fort Dodge on the edge of the military reservation, with the Sitler's home as the first building.
Dodge City was the Buffalo capital for three years until mass slaughter destroyed the huge herds and left the Prairie littered with decaying carcasses.
The city passed an ordinance that guns could not be worn or carried north of the "deadline" which was the railroad tracks.
www.americanwest.com /pages/dodge.htm   (1133 words)

 One city's move to open source | CNET News.com
The migration should help the city with its aim of using programs that support open standards, which can be used by any software, whether closed source or open source.
The city recently paid approximately 1 million euros (about $1.18 million) to Microsoft to migrate from Office 2000 to the 2003 version, but that was not important in internal discussions, Armbruster said.
Although the city will save some money by switching to open-source desktops, it is likely to have to spend a considerable sum migrating desktop applications from Windows to Linux.
news.com.com /One+citys+move+to+open+source/2100-7344_3-5924184.html   (1174 words)

 CGI City - One of the biggest WWW Resources for CGI and Perl materials.
The CGI City Newsroom compiles the latest technology headlines from leading web sites and publications.
We have witten these with the novice in mind, so expect these to be as simple and as basic as possible.
All original materials contained herein including text, images, and original scripts written by CGI City, are copyrighted by CGI City.
www.icthus.net /CGI-City   (328 words)

 Best Places To Live - CityRating.com
Whether you need to relocate to a city with a better job outlook or find the best places to live or retire, start your search here.
CityRating.com is a comprehensive resource of city demographic guides, local weather forecasts, cost of living, population statistics, crime statistics, school rankings, career and occupational outlook, weather history, average temperatures, relative humidity and general relocation information about the most prominent metro areas in the nation.
Finally, vote for your favorite city, we are constantly refining our search for best cities to live and our statistical information based on the input from our visitors.
www.cityrating.com   (251 words)

 City Map Sites - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
To find cities in a specific country, use the Find command on your browser and search for the country name.
World City Maps A collection of mostly older maps in the public domain.
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A. - Downtown (City of Madison)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/map_sites/cities_sites.html   (2017 words)

 City of Spokane Official Website
Watch live coverage of City Council meetings on Monday's at 3:30 and 6:00 pm.
On Tuesday, June 24, the City Charter Review Committee will hold an open house and public hearing in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Boulevard.
www.spokanecity.org is the official website of the City of Spokane, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99201.
www.spokanecity.org   (279 words)

 THE Office City: Office Supplies in Redwood City, California
THE Office City carries a wide selection of products for your office.
T.H.E. Office City is a family owned company with full service facilities in Redwood City, Livermore, Stockton and Los Banos.
The number one goal of THE Office City is keeping our customers satisfied and in order to do this we have assembled a terrific group of employees.
www.theofficecity.com   (207 words)

 This is New York City™
March, rally and dance to celebrate Pride Week in the city where gay liberation began almost 40 years ago.
This summer, stay two nights in some of NYC's finest hotels and receive a complimentary night to enjoy all the city has to offer.
NYC & Company, the official marketing and tourism organization for New York City, is the leading source for information on New York City travel and NYC events, including Restaurant Week, deals and promotions and things to do in NYC.
www.nycvisit.com   (519 words)

 Leicester City | Home
Leicester City mathematically made sure of their Championship status for another season with a hard-earned 1-0 victory over Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon.
Leicester City caretaker manager Nigel Worthington had the luxury of a clear treatment room at the Belvoir Drive training ground today (Thursday).
Leicester City are asking supporters to vote for their 'Player-of-the-Season', sponsored by Crowndale Food Services Ltd.
www.lcfc.premiumtv.co.uk /page/Home/0,,10274,00.html   (386 words)

 Welcome to the City of Boston
With the new City Calendar you can search for events, download to your calendar, sign up for event reminders and more.
The City of Boston offers a variety of subscription email services, designed to keep residents informed about City programs, events and opportunities.
Hands-on workshops for artists of all skill levels held in parks throughout the city.
www.cityofboston.gov   (372 words)

 HBO: Sex and the City
Encore presentations of six fabulous episodes of Sex and the City can be seen on HBO on Demand.
Browse fashions from all six seasons of Sex and the City.
Check out 50 of the most memorable locations visited by Carrie and her friends with our new interactive Guide to New York.
www.hbo.com /city   (174 words)

 City of London
City of London, Guildhall, PO Box 270, London, EC2P 2EJ
Four long-term servants of the City recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
Read the latest City news in our monthly update CityView Online and download the latest edition of the City of London's magazine.
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk   (111 words)

 London City Airport : Homepage
From 21 April to 30 June trains will terminate at Tower Hill.
Visit our website regularly to see what's happening in Europe's cities
Hear about the latest developments and plans at London City Airport.
www.londoncityairport.com   (85 words)

 City of Colorado Springs - Homepage
JOIN CITYWIRE to receive emails on items of interest to you: news, events, job postings, RFPs, agendas and minutes, construction projects, and more.
Colorado Springs is the #1 big city to live in the USA!
©2001-2007 Site Designed by the City of Colorado Springs and Project A Inc.
www.springsgov.com   (180 words)

 Kansas City Board of Trade Information | Business.com
Hard red winter wheat futures are the mainstay of the Kansas City Board of Trade.
Hard red winter wheat represents the bulk of U.S. wheat production and is the primary ingredient in the world's bread.
Official quotes and data web site for the Kansas City Board of Trade.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=City&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/financial_services/investment_banking_and_brokerage/exchanges/kansas_city_board_of_trade/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-9A48CB02-A9D9-336F-2042-CBAC4C09A612-ym   (210 words)

 www.kansascity.com | Front Page
Kansas City selected the LSU wideout with its first-round pick, No. 23 overall.
Get Gary's detailed forecasts, ESP Radar Live, Skyview Camera and the Action Weather Blog.
The Kansas City Star's new state-of-the-art Press Pavilion has launched a bright, colorful rebirth of your newspaper.
www.kansascity.com /mld/kansascity   (379 words)

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