Straight Off the Vine // Restoring Community Connections: a short documentary on the Cincinnati community group Spring in Our Steps.
Renewed Pleas to Clean Up Crosley Building: Criminal Charges Filed: an update on the abandoned building in Cincinnati’s Camp Washington neighborhood.
11 Things That DO Work in Ohio: from a transplant to Cincinnati, first came a list of things that don’t work and now some things that do work well here.
Dogwood Wedding Inspiration: the Wedding Chicks like our seed bombs as wedding favors.
The Fall of the Creative Class: a harsh critique of Richard Florida’s popular theory, with anecdotes from Portland, Madison and Minneapolis.
An Artist Reinvents Architectural Photography via iPhone: a profile of Lynette Jackson, who makes magic happen with her iPhone.
The 2,800 Hour Studio: the designer Elliott Earls worked with Cranbrook Architecture students on the design and construction of his summer studio on the shore of Lake Leelanau.
A Rare Library on Plum: lots of love from one downtown Cincinnati library [Mercantile Library] to another [Lloyd Library and Museum].
1937 Flood Collection: the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County examines a “the impact of the flood through photographs, scrapbooks, diary entries, and other documents” [it's a wiki, so you can add your own].
A Brief History of the Lunkenheimer Valve Company: Clark Street Blog looks into the interesting history of a Cincinnati company.
Lake City Lake: the simplest map ever depicts Madison, WI.
Return to Atlanta: Zeus is rephotographing the same ATL sights he originally captured two decades ago.
Sign Language: more ghost sign love.
Envisat’s Breathtaking Photos of Earth from Space: just that; wow.
Madison-based cartographer Daniel Huffman has created a series of River Maps that mimic Modern urban transit maps, “perfect for the urbanite who cannot comprehend nature without it being translated into a more constructed language.” Hmm, that sounds like me.
Development detail by Leah Evans
Leah Evans is a Madison, WI-based artist who creates cartographic quilts by piecing, dyeing, needle-felting, printing, and embroidering elements of maps, satellite images, and aerial photographs. Wow.