Tag Archives: Austin

Ranking America’s urban forests


American Forests recently announced its ten best cities for urban forests for 2013. The top ten, out of the  50 largest cities in the nation are listed in alphabetical order below (weblinks to each winner’s results are provided): Austin Charlotte … Continue reading

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Cities are alive with the sound of music!


Thursday evening I had the chance to attend a seminar entitled, Music’s Impact on the Community. This superb and fascinating event was held at Michigan State University’s Center Community and Economic Development in Greater Lansing. Not only did the program … Continue reading

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More examples of linearapoli (linear cities)


Both readers of Panethos and I have turned up some additional examples of linearpoli beyond those listed in the original post. Thank you to those who have forwarded examples to me. I really appreciate it. Please feel free to continue to … Continue reading

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