Free Stuff and Finding a Way to Connect

How to Blocktoberfest

Erasing legacies, erasing small biz, erasing ourselves

We Need More Emilees, Pink Buildings, and Ice Cream.

Guide to Winter Strategies

Cities for People: Four Big Ideas from Copenhagen

Attracting Businesses: What Scores and What Fumbles

The Foundations of Development Capital

How to Start a “Humans of New York” Campaign in Your City

Essentials for Expanding Fundraising Opportunities

The Proud Places Guide to Street Banners

An Algorithm for Creating Enduring Places

Small Business Series #1: Defining Small

Are we all Clueless?

Made-in Brands For Your City

How to Prevent Killing Your Community’s Character

Evolve Your Engagement Game for Better Results

Your City Should Go and Love Itself

The Stages of Small Business Grief

They always said: If You’re Not Growing, You’re Dying 

Managing Your Income Property (or Home) 101

Reconciling Gentrification

Find a Friend. Save Your City.

Celebrating Diversity and Building Community Pride Through Mural Art in Buffalo, NY

National Chains are Screwing Our Local Economies: How and Why it Happens, and What We Can Do to Stop It.

Enneagrams of Cities & Placemaking

30 Things Place Has Taught Me

One Rule of Civic Social Media You Learn at the Bar

The Unscripted Script of Lake City, SC

How to Buy a Property in 14 Days

Community Branding: How Communities Preserve Personality

Their Give a Shit is Broken

A Story Can Change a City

Why Owning Matters More Than Ever

Catalytic Community Building

Tesla’s 21st Century Company Town in Texas

Where to Invest: Re-Introducing the Neighborhood

Considering Virtually-Everything Events

Bridging the Development Divide

It Takes A Village: A Lesson From A Little Engine That Could In Buffalo, NY

10 Signs of a Proud Places

Revitalization and the Art of the Covered Dish Supper

What’s the Matter with Jamestown?

Events, In the Murky Light of Now

Beauty Heals

People Make the Place

Practicing Inclusion

When Good Design is a Problem

It’s the End of the World as We Know It. (And I Feel Fine.)

Protect Your PPP (Yeah you know me)

Booniesville and the Quest for 1000 True Fans

Make Neighborhood Shops Legal Again

About Proud Places

It’s Not Urban, It’s Not Rural – It’s Place, Dammit 

Mr. Vans Shoe Repair

The Importance of BBQ

Help Isn’t on the Way

Downtown Happy Hour Podcasts

Their Give a Shit is Broken