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The Many Benefits of Public Art (via The Dirt)

According to Linda Slodki, Mt. Airy Art Garage, the arts are a highly cost-effective way of driving economic revitalization in urban areas. However, the arts not only spur economic development but also "shape our consciousness, create a collective attitude, inspire, remake behavior, … Continue reading

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When May 1st was moving day in New York City (via Ephemeral New York)

Moving is always hell. Now imagine if a million fellow New Yorkers were also schlepping their stuff to new living quarters on the same day you were. Crazy, right? But this was a tradition in New York since colonial times, … Continue reading

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One Heck of A Summer

On Monday I start my internship at the Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park. I am excited but I would probably be more excited if I knew for certain that I was getting paid. On the upside, my summer will … Continue reading

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Perfect but One Year Early

Why couldn’t this job be open next year instead? I will be excellently qualified for it next year. Damn it. It satisfies all my requirements for a “real” job: 1. Gets me out of New York City but not too … Continue reading

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Northeast Corridor Article

Making Sense of Amtrak’s Vision from The Transport Politic. Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.

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In the process of testing

In the process of testing some new software. I am not sure this will post the way I would like it but we shall see. It is raining today in NYC and I am here in the computer lab trying … Continue reading

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Today on the Internet

‘Detroit Was Like Cheers: Everyone Knew Your Name’ – The Atlantic.

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