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NEA Our Town Grants, Deadline Sept. 21

The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core. 638 more words


More favourite West End places

My little stint of pretending to live in the West End is over. Back to my more familiar East Van turf. I’ll miss places and views like these. 99 more words


Conversations and Questions in Green Oasis

Green Oasis, this is indeed what I would like to call the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

It is a place for solace and companionship, for inner silence and earthier sounds. 319 more words

Stories From The City

How To Make Valley Road A 'Complete Street' That Works For Everybody

Princeton’s engineers held a public meeting last week to discuss planned upgrades to sanitary sewers and storm drains on Valley Road. As Princeton’s ‘Complete Streets’ policy calls for roads to be designed with all users in mind, the engineers also discussed opportunities for making the street layout friendlier to pedestrians and cyclists. 1,395 more words


To know a city- Narratives of Power

To know a city is to walk down its roads, to reflect on its sounds, to savor the plural sights, to remember its many flavors. … 609 more words

Stories From The City

It is remarkable how we overlook the ever-present in our lives. I am someone who works on cities and have always known the importance of auto – rickshaws (auto) as a mode of transport. 998 more words


Artists Define Creative Placemaking

A planning colleague recently posted a question asking if anyone else was encountering some confusion between the concept of placemaking and its distinction from Creative Placemaking.  539 more words

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