Republished from Dre’s Ramblings, this post asks about the windows into our neighborhoods, regardless of size – the community bulletin board.
The economic climate may in fact be finally having us look at new ways to engage with each other, including a look at how we view attending conferences, whether in person or virtually. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is taking a leadership role in how that may look for larger events.
Collaborative efforts can help raise the awareness of issues – and help bring people together that may not normally have a reason or opportunity to do so… The Blogging Against Violence online event is one recent example of just that.
Whether you call it a pedestrian mall or look at it as a 21st century piazza in the New World, the closing of Times Square to pedestrian traffic has been an interesting experiment. It’s got competition down the street from Bryant Park – or does it?
Starbucks and New York City Transit remind me (and I hope you) that it’s always nice to say “thank you” every once in a while.