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Solemn Ritual Threatened – The Awl

Thehistoryofalternate-sideparkinginNewYorkCityismedium-lengthandnotallthatglorious,buttheparticularwaythatitwarpsspaceandtimehasproducednotsomuchapeculiarsetofritualsandcustomsaswhollyalternatewaysofliving?

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existencesthatcouldbethreatenedbyaproposedrulechangethatwouldallowdriverstoswiftlyre-parktheircarsafterastreetsweeperhaspassed。

Therulechange,providedonecouldverifythatthesweeperhasindeedpassed,islogicalonitsface:Whyshouldn’tacarbeabletoimmediatelyreturntoitsspotoncetheimpetusforitsremovalhas?

passed?

Butaskthis:Whatarewelosingbymakingcarowners’liveslessmiserableinthiscity?

Imean,whyevenownacarinNewYorkifagonyisn’ttheoneemotionthatyourhearttrulylongstofeel?