Groups of artist-entrepreneurs around the country have begun extending the locavore idea to the realm of culture. A tale of how some not-so-starving artists are applying the logic of community-supported agriculture to grant-making.
Ivy Hughes reports on a revitalization trend in Lansing: High-tech companies are buying abandoned schools, transforming them into business hub—and changing neighborhoods in the process.
Public-Private Partnerships Meet Advertising
by Rachel Somerstein, May 2010
Rachel Somerstein looks at Adopt a Light Limited, a Nairobi program in which companies can advertise on streetlamps in return for maintaining them.
A look at the ambiguity of the term “livable” and its use – and misuse – by urbanists and officials.
How Hyperlocal Media Are Taking Urban Planning to the Streets
by Kara Hadge, November 2010
Hyperlocal journalism is taking over Washington, DC, shining light on lesser-known neighborhoods, connecting residents and, sometimes, wielding major political clout.