General, Write-a-palooza 2017

There goes the neighborhood

I’ve been listening to a lot of urban planning and community development podcasts lately, and another new one I’ve found that I really like is a series out of WNYC called There Goes the Neighborhood. It’s another public radio show that is well produced, with good talent and insight into the issues facing changing neighborhoods. […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Placemakers

I recently discovered a really cool podcast called Placemakers. It’s put on by Slate.com, and has a very NPR feel to it. The focus of the series is about the places we live. It’s about the spaces we inhabit, and how we inhabit them. The very first episode that I listened to was about the […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Subrubia

It’s no secret that I often struggle with notions of urbanism and suburbia. I’ve talked even recently about the issues of suburbs that weren’t meant for foot traffic. This past week my wife shared a TED talk that she found about the lack of centralized public spaces in most suburbs. I made the comment after […]

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