Miniaturowe Trójmiasto: tilt-shift? Check. Time-lapse? Check. Eurotrash soundtrack? Check! It’s an awesome video of my pre-NYC hometown, found on a blog that’s sort of like this one, full of ghost signs, old buildings, and odd observations, but in Polish.
There’s been a lot of chatter in the Cincinnati blogosphere lately about raising kids in the city. Good? Bad? What about playgrounds and green space? I know a few kids living in Over-the-Rhine, and they all seem to be having pretty happy childhoods. This got me thinking about my own urban childhood. Continue reading →
The Cleveland Model: “a new model of large-scale worker- and community-benefiting enterprises is beginning to build serious momentum in one of the cities most dramatically impacted by the nation’s decaying economy.”
Monopoly has a simple, effective formula that works with varied themes [apparently even the Junior Disney Princess Edition]. I’ve just learned that, earlier this year, people voted for cities to be included in the new Monopoly Here and Now: The World Edition. 20 top cities were chosen out of the pool of 70, with 2 more earning spots on the board as a result of write-in votes. Continue reading →
Recently, my godfather emailed me a Powerpoint presentation [with a soundtrack!] entitled Gdynia to Piękne Miasto [Gdynia Is a Beautiful City]. I’ve extracted some of the photos, so you can see my hometown. I wouldn’t say that Gdynia is especially beautiful, but these nighttime shots are very nice. Who doesn’t appreciate lights reflected in water? Continue reading →