Vertical Panorama: The Rhine and the Birth of Tourism: map eye candy featuring the other Rhine.

Stranger Helps Emily Rauh Pulitzer Save Childhood Home: in Springfield Township, a Moderne home is saved from ruin.

Christie Blocks Tax Credit for ‘Jersey Shore’: for once, mad props to the Governor of New Jersey for his refusal to foot a “$420,000 bill for a project which does nothing more than perpetuate misconceptions about the state and its citizens.”

One Track Mind: a documentary that “chronicles an obsessive love affair — that between one man and the New York City subway system.”

No More Summers: The End of the Coney Island Mom-and-Pops: an era came to a close at the end of this summer.

Overunder Completes Astounding Tiled Piece: “Living Walls: Albany”: seriously amazing work of public art.

3′-By-4′ Plot of Green Space Rejuvenates Neighborhood: incredible news from Detroit.


2 thoughts on “Elsewhere

  1. From what I’ve read, it seems pretty obvious that the new management didn’t really intend for the long-standing businesses to continue to operate. I think offering to approve a business plan was largely symbolic. The place is being completely transformed. If I’m not mistaken, only one or two business plans were approved, so I don’t think the management was really trying to work with what’s been in the neighborhood. It sucks!

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