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Some articles on suburbs, suburb:

Mandeville, Jamaica
... of 50,000, and including the immediate suburbs within a radius of 16 km (9.9 mi) the total population is about 72,000 ... In the suburbs of the town many large houses have been built by returning residents from North America and the United Kingdom on an ad-hoc basis ... Prominent suburbs and surrounding villages include Ingleside, Battersea, Knockpatrick, Clover, Waltham, Bloomfield, Caledonia Meadows, Brumalia, Spur Tree ...
Thomas Hirschhorn - Quotes
... It’s in the suburbs that there is vitality, deception, depression, energy, utopia, autonomy, craziness, creativity, destruction, ideas, young people, hope, fights ... It’s in the suburbs that today’s big issues are written on the building facades ... It’s in the suburbs that today’s reality can be grasped, and it’s in the suburbs that the pulse of vitality hurts" ...
Karama, Northern Territory - History
... The suburb of Karama is named after an Aboriginal tribe ... residential area in Darwin's northern suburbs built in the period from the late 1970s to the early 1980s. 1964, Douglas Lockwood recommended that a number of tribal names be used for the suburbs of Darwin ...
Gagebrook, Tasmania
... Gagebrook, Tasmania is one of the northern-most suburbs of Hobart, located on the eastern shore of the Derwent River between the suburbs of Bridgewater and Old Beach ... The suburb, like its adjacent suburb of Bridgewater (also built up of mass-public housing in the 1970s) has a reputation as a lower socio-economic area ... Like the rest of Hobarts' public housing suburbs, many public housing stock have been sold privately ...
History Of The Sydney Roosters - Birth of The Rooster
... For much of the first half of the 20th century, the Eastern Suburbs club was known colloquially as the "Tricolours" after the club colours of red, white and blue ... French teams who also wore red, white, and blue, the Eastern Suburbs club became known as the Roosters ... The explanation given being that Eastern Suburbs being in the east, is where the sun would rise hence where the rooster would crow first ...

Famous quotes containing the word suburbs:

    In an expanding universe, time is on the side of the outcast. Those who once inhabited the suburbs of human contempt find that without changing their address they eventually live in the metropolis.
    Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)

    Prejudices are useless. Call Los Angeles any dirty name you like—Six Suburbs in Search of a City, Paradise with a Lobotomy, anything—but the fact remains that you are already living in it before you get there.
    Clive James (b. 1939)

    Everywhere—all over Africa and South America ... you see these suburbs springing up. They represent the optimum of what people want. There’s a certain sort of logic leading towards these immaculate suburbs. And they’re terrifying, because they are the death of the soul.... This is the prison this planet is being turned into.
    —J.G. (James Graham)