January 2015

A Civic Confirmation Bias Check In

So, New Geography just reposted this piece by  John Sanphillipo that originally got air over at Granola Shotgun on Christmas Day (wierd day to post, right?). And I’m jumping on that band wagon (“OMG, I love this song!“) while also adding a little commentary of my own. Sanphillipo rightly points out that all cities – ‘crown jewels of urban planning’ (Portland) or ‘mistake on the lake’ (Cleveland) have sunny, beautiful, ugly and dirty sides, and with this, I completely agree. So many ... {read more}