This week's book giveaway is in the General Computing forum. We're giving away four copies of Arduino in Action and have Martin Evans, Joshua Noble, and Jordan Hochenbaum on-line! See this thread for details.
Only the suburbs has the land for that kind of cool stuff. In the city, you'll be lucky, to have a BBQ grill. And for folk like me, in an apartment, have to visit friends with BBQ grills (some of which has really nice ones though).