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The 14 best startup cities in America

We are all well aware of the usual startup hubs that all the coolest businesses are popping out of ie. San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Brooklyn, More...

Story of Boca Regional Patient Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro Names one of “Most Inspiring News Stories” from 2014

BOCA RATON, FL – January 8, 2015 RELEASE LINK  The remarkable story of “miracle mother” Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro has been named the fifth Most Inspiring News Story More...

Grant for Grads 2014

Marion, IN (June 11, 2014) – What is this housing assistance program designed to retain an educated workforce in Grant County? How do local employers More...

Place making and football: They go together better than you might think

I recently learned that the CFL has planned to have the Hamilton Tiger Cats playing in the new Tim Hortons Field, formerly Ivor Wynne Stadium, More...

Why U.S. cities have been making it harder to feed the homeless

Cities across the United States have been limiting how charitable groups feed the homeless over the past few years. Emily Badger at The Atlantic Cities looks More...

76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck

A new survey released by Bankrate.com on Monday reports that approximately 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck and have little to no emergency savings.  It More...

Design for the public good: Top 10 initiatives to watch in 2013

This story is the final in a three-part series that spotlights notable, mission-driven work in the architecture and design fields. 2013 promises all sorts of More...

How America’s cultural tourism industry has left Canada behind

Several years ago, I was on the phone with Louise Stevens. Louise is an arts consultant in the United States, who, along with her husband More...

NOMADGardens turn vacant lots into thriving community hubs

In 2007, I moved to Leeds, England, where I worked as an architect and an urban designer. I have always loved Europe, and I particularly More...

Canada’s cultural tourism industry: The numbers shouldn’t surprise us

In my last post, I talked about place-based cultural tourism – an approach to destination planning I’ve developed to maximize a community’s ability to attract More...

Place-based cultural tourism: A new planning paradigm

For the past decade, my work has focused on destination planning for cultural tourism.  Using principles and practices of cultural planning pioneered by my friend More...