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  • Slow down while biking over the brick-paved Herengracht—one of the many names appointed to the road flanking the Vecht as it twists and turns northward—and take in the canal homes and mom-and-pop shops.

    Freewheeling Around Europe

  • Crepe myrtles blossomed primly along the brick-paved Main Street, where every other store front was empty.

    Calling Up Ghosts on the Ten-Mile Straight

  • He felt short of breath, and noticed that there was an extraordinary amount of sand scattered on the brick-paved campus walkway.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • Along the moss-shaded and brick-paved streets where I grew up, people of color were servile visitors who showed up at back doors early in the morning and disappeared across Magazine Street by suppertime.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • Hal parked the car in the circular, brick-paved driveway, next to a fleet of Range Rovers.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • Students were playing games, wandering down the brick-paved walks, or just chilling on the Green.

    #33 Killer Connections

  • The city has recently added wide, brick-paved sidewalks and nostalgic lampposts.

    Upscale downtown urbanity

  • A walk along the brick-paved streets of Pingyao, where almost 4,000 of the old courtyard dwellings have been preserved and 400 are considered of architectural merit, is more akin to time travel than to a museum visit.

    The Hidden Cities of China's Past

  • But a few blocks away, Denver's brick-paved pedestrian 16th Street Mall was packed with delegates, journalists and gawkers.

    Green Businesses Jump

  • The back windows of the house looked out on a brick-paved backyard shaded by magnolia trees.

    American Legacy

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