A Perfect Day in College Hill by Scott Donaldson

A Perfect Day in College Hill by Scott Donaldson

A Perfect Day in College Hill is a large-scale mural in the College Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, designed by Scott Donaldson and painted by him and a group of teen ArtWorks apprentices.
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City Cellars by Tim Parsley

City Cellars by Tim Parsley

Located at 908 Race St. in downtown Cincinnati, this was ArtWorks‘ first landscape mural, painted by Tim Parsley and a team of teen apprentices and depicting scenic wine country on the side of what used to be a fantastic wine shop.
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Then & Now: An Interactive Look at Downtown Cincinnati’s Past: coolness.

RR Interviews: Zan McQuade of the Cincinnati AnthologyPt. 1 and Pt. 2: an informative, two-part interview about this book, which includes a contribution by yours truly.

Rare Neon Signs on Display at the History Museum at the Castle: an awesome exhibit opened this week in Appleton, WI.

Malls Fill Vacant Stores with Server Rooms: creative reuse in places like Fort Wayne, IN and Jackson, MS.

Taylor Swift Explaining New York Vocabulary Is Beyond Cringeworthy: T-Swift was recently named the NYC Ambassador, and this is her latest foray into “realness.”

Rome’s Rebel Lake Is a Parable of the Contemporary Commons: a long read, but a great story of grassroots urbanism.

Shopfront Elegy: photos of ghost signs and storefronts, in London and beyond.