End of Line for Oakley Station: aww, hell no…
The EV Grieve Last-Minute Gift Guide: from “gentrify this” to “my parents met at Superdive,” EV Grieve has some East Village-centric gift ideas.
Wigilia: some history and a sample menu for a traditional Polish Christmas Eve dinner. Yum!
Shakedown Street: what if streets were closed to all vehicular traffic and instead opened up to seven other uses?
Detroit, Midwest Leaders Visit European Cities on Rebound: leaders from Detroit, Flint, Cleveland and other Midwest cities visit Leipzig and Manchester.
Minneapolis-St. Paul: White, Liberal and Cold: bon mots from The Urbanophile.
Hammels Wye: photographer Nathan Kensinger investigates a pocket of Queens.
Cincinnati Design Guide: researched and written by me with help from Sean Fisher of BuyCincy; corrections and additions are absolutely welcome [and needed, I’m sure].
To Avoid Student Turnover, Parents Get Rent Help: a rent subsidy pilot program in Flint, MI is designed to keep kids from having to change schools.
Zipcar Low-Car Diet: for those who live in any Zipcar city except London, if you forgo your car for one month, you’ll get a loaded public transit pass, a free 1-year Zipcar membership, some driving time and more.
‘Black Guy’ Booth Livens Up Corvallis Saturday Market: a prank/social commentary, plus some indignant white folks.
Greensburg, KS Sustainable Rebuilding: a year after a tornado practically levelled this town, Greensburg is rebuilding as a green community.
Home Not-So-Sweet Home: NYT’s Paul Krugman on home ownership versus renting vis a vis the American Dream.
Clarence: The Traffic Calming Sasquatch: yup.