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Jersey City Chiropractic

It’s a Jersey City chiropractic office, not the headquarters of the local spelling bee champ, obvi.

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VisuaLingual 2014 Gift Guide

VisuaLingual 2014 Gift Guide

It’s time for the annual VL Gift Guide and, as always, the focus is on the talented independent designers whose work we admire, including friends from Crafty Supermarket and a few cool peeps we met at Signature Mix in NYC earlier this year.
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Signature Mix 2014: Trade Show Friends

Signature Mix 2014: Formulary 55

We’re back in the swing of things after having a booth at Signature Mix at the Javits Center last month. Today, I’d like to introduce you to some of the amazing, talented makers we met at the show.
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Elsewhere

Cedric Michael Cox | Visual Artist: I just finished the new site for my OTR-based friend and studio neighbor; if you spot any egregious errors, please direct them to my attention.

Springtime Garden Wedding: some love for our personalized seed bomb favors.

Liberty St. “Road Diet” Advances, to Be Bid by Nov. 2014: a plan to eliminate the barrier between the Southern and Northern portions of Over-the-Rhine.

Aggregate Dialect Difference: the Cincinnati dialect is least like NYC, Newark, Jersey City, Boston, or Philly.

The Heidelberg Project: A Resilient Community Rebuilds, Again: the latest on Detroit’s Heidelberg Project after last month’s tragic fire.

Is the End Nearing for Odessa Café and Bar on Avenue A?: the end of an era for a neighborhood icon? Pretty soon I won’t even recognize my hometown.

Fake Shop Fronts Used to Make Towns Seem Neater for G8: in Northern Ireland, The Society of the Simulacrum has popped up.

Elsewhere

OTR’s Bohemian Rebirth at the Iris Book Cafe: my BuyCincy love for this recently opened coffeeshop in Over-the-Rhine.

Activists to Turn Parking Spaces into Green Spaces: more on PARK[ing] Day, happening in cities worldwide [including Cincinnati] on 19 Sep 08.

Slow Food Savors Its Big Moment: Slow Food USA is hosting a food-themed festival in San Francisco this weekend.

Xtracycle: No Car… No Problem!: Xtracycle builds and sells “Sport Utility Bikes” and also teaches people to build their own.

Selling Cities Despite Bad Images: Newark, Jersey City, Trenton, and Union City work to remake and rebrand themselves.

Home, Small Home: 250 Square Feet in SoMa: New Condo Development Targets Young First-Time Buyers without Too Much Stuff: starting at 279k.

TRASH: anycoloryoulike: a vivid NYC-wide, trash-themed artist intervention.