- The First Great Hub of the Northern Plains
- Two Towns and Two Death Tales of Billy the Kid
- Cities/Towns Named for Native American Indian Chiefs
- Hell’s Worth of Wickedness in One Cowtown
- A Town that was Born Through a Scam!
- Best and Worst Live Concerts Seen
- The Old West Personified in a Town’s Iconic Name
- Ominous Sounding Frontier Town Names
- The Town That Was Moved Four Times!
- Pendulum Urban Planning – The Wild Ride Between Pro and Anti-development
- 979,484 hits
Category Archives: deregulation
Over the past weekend (Feb.17/18), my wife and I went through airline/airport hell during the latter half of our trip home from a wonderful vacation in Arizona. While we didn’t mind the extra four hours in the sunny Southwest due … Continue reading
A sadly growing trend in American transportation has been an increase in pedestrian and bicyclist deaths. There are several reasons for this, but one that is not mentioned as often as it should be is the increased size and altered … Continue reading
Below is a fascinating list from coinatmradar.com of the cities in the United States and Canada with the most Bitcoin ATMs or tellers. There are currently a total of 1,244 in the USA and 310 in Canada. The most surprising fact is how far … Continue reading
In 1995, Lansing, Michigan’s Capital Region International Airport (LAN) would proudly boast in local radio advertisements that is was served by eight airlines. In 1997, its passenger activity peaked at 720,365. A mere 20 years later that number has free-fallen … Continue reading
Many people who live in the United States will be able to relate to this recent and oh-so hilarious Pearls Before Swine comic strip episode about a certain monopolistic cable provider we all know and dislike. Cheers!
The continuing repairs to the grid across unlucky parts of Michigan, Ontario, New York and Maine clearly shows the weaknesses in our electrical grid and how susceptible it can be to the whimsy of Mother Nature. One sort of expects a power grid to … Continue reading
If your community expects high-quality development that is sustainable, then it darn well better practice what it preaches. Otherwise, the private –sector will justifiably point right back at the public-sector projects and/or infrastructure and note the lack of sustainability employed. … Continue reading
Fourth in the series of you know your community is… Everyone is a baby boomer. The Big Bang Theory is the favorite television show. The Boomtown Rats (Bob Geldof and the Boys) regularly play concerts there. You keep hearing sonic booms. … Continue reading
It is difficult to describe how truly outstanding the book entitled Nothing But Blue Skies: The Heyday, Hard Times, and Hopes of America’s Industrial Heartland is to read. As a nearly lifelong Rust Belt resident, I can attest to the fact that Edward … Continue reading