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by Tom Jones (RSS) Uncategorized | October 13th, 2010 3:55pm CDT | Comments Off

Speaking of blogs we like, here’s a new one: True Grit. It’s written by an expatriate from San Francisco, and it’s only a few months old, but we’re looking forward to years of enjoyment from its take on this crazy place, particularly from an architectural perspective. Here’s the blog post that kicked it off and […]

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by Tom Jones (RSS) Uncategorized | October 13th, 2010 3:46pm CDT | 3 Comments

We love this post by one of favorite bloggers, At Home She Feels Like a Tourist: A little more than four years ago, your humble blogger arrived in Memphis, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, from that leftist utopia on the west coast, the magnificent Bay Area. (OK, let’s be honest – I’ve never been particularly bright-eyed or […]

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by Tom Jones (RSS) Transportation | September 27th, 2010 11:58am CDT | Comments Off

Have you ever wondered what the average transportation costs are for your community? Do you think your neighborhood is more affordable and sustainable than others, when it comes to transportation? Now you can find out at Abogo, an online site that says it can help you discover the true cost of transportation where you live […]

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by Tom Jones (RSS) Uncategorized | September 8th, 2010 11:44am CDT | Comments Off

We hope you are familiar with Charles Landry, keynote speaker at a CEOs for Cities conference and keynote speaker for Leadership Memphis several years ago.  He’s the author of the book, The Creative City, that shaped the thinking about cities by many of us.  There’s an excellent article in Strategy + Business about him.  It […]

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