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  • E-Book Now Available in Kindle Store!

    I am very pleased to announce that For the Love of Cities is now available in e-book format in the Amazon Kindle store!  Very exciting and I know eagerly awaited by those who prefer this format.  I love my Kindle reader on all my devices! Check it out here –

    Kindle Edition
  • CITY Love T-shirts Now Available

    Show your love of cities with these great new shirts from my friends at STL-Style!

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The Blog

City Trends – 2013 Part One

City Trends for 2013 – Part One: Positive Trends A few weeks ago I was speaking at the New York Conference of Mayors.   As part of the gig I was asked to partake in a panel discussion at the end of the event and the topic was  urban trends we had been seeing over the

Remembering Manchester Co-Creator Tony Wilson

Today is the five year anniversary of the passing of Tony Wilson, the English TV & radio personality who was key figure in creating the Manchester music scene in the late 70’s through the 80’s and beyond.  (Check out the 2002 movie “24 Hour Party People” for a semi-autobiographical portrayal of Wilson and the Manchester

Loving the Circle City – Time Lapse of Mural

In May we conducted the Loving the Circle City  workshop for the young professional associations of Indianapolis.  Over 150 participants came up with many great ideas and insights into their community.  Below is the time lapse of the visual recording done by Michelle Royal.

From Wichita With Love

Here is a project that was born in the workshop we did in Wichita in April. They just recently launched it and the website. Well done Wichita!

Grande Prairie, Alberta – $500 Project Launches

One of the $500 prize winners from my Grande Prairie, Alberta workshop made their project happen. Congratulations!