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No Safe Place: How Cities Are Making It Illegal to be Homeless

Tonight, thousands of homeless people in the United States will face the possibility of arrest because they do not have a safe place to sleep. Thousands more could be arraigned for sitting or standing in the wrong place. 394 more words

Social Justice

Orlando Makes Top 10 Best Cities For Pet Lovers

Orlando seems to be a fairly consistent entry into various Top 10 lists…from positive ones like “best place for a staycation” or “ 321 more words


Lets Be Cops

…lets also be crime scene investigators and criminal profilers. If Shaq and Steven Seagal did it, why not an unemployed macaroni gluer from Southern California? After watching the 2000th episode of the TV show “Forensic Files” (yeh, yeh 78% of the episodes were repeats), I’ve come to gather some of my own arm chair statistics in the same tradition as professional criminal profilers. 404 more words

A genealogy: #Holly Whyte, #Jane Jacobs and #Jane's WalkCHICAGO

Crawling into the dog days of August, there was a terrific blog post on the website of The Project for Public Spaces this week (and also on Twitter), summarizing the career of… 217 more words

Urban History

These Are America's 10 Saddest Ghost Towns

This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247wallst.com.

By Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander Kent… 1,272 more words

Never Drink Tap Water

Here is a little something to read :)

The water supply in most American cities contains chlorine, fluoride, and varying amounts of dissolved minerals including calcium, magnesium, sodium, chlorides, sulfates, and bicarbonates. 114 more words


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of my absolute favorite cities in America and the place I currently call home. In addition to being one of the world’s most popular destinations for tourists (and artists), the city is also one of the most instagrammed places on the planet! 547 more words