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the art of somerville

In New England, spring means flowers but it also means arts festivals galore. The one that I’ve become most connected with is Somerville Open Studios. This year’s official SOS weekend is May 3 + May 4 with studios open across the city and easily accessible by foot and trolley cars.   100 more words


Outliers: On Individuality, Illusion, and the Importance of Being Different

I’ve always rooted for the underdogs. The outcasts. Those who live on the fringes either because they choose to or need to – or both.  Those who dare to be different – or just are different. 1,293 more words


Mapping Site Analysis Areas

Many of us are interested in small area demographics to aggregate the data into larger areas for site and study area analysis. Small area geographies include  718 more words


The NAACP/HRCC/Women’s League of Voters’ candidate forum gave the candidates the opportunity to share their thoughts on the state of the wards. When asked about resources and issues in Ward 4, the current representation placed the blame on the “City” which (last time we checked) includes them. 61 more words

TRIBECA: The Tribeca Film Festival is the Ultimate Neighborhood Event

All New Yorkers have their “New York story”, and the Tribeca Film Festival is part of mine. I moved to the City not long after 9/11, after stints in Denver and Boston, to be near my family and in the place that has always felt most like home. 892 more words


#TBT: Early Attempts at Data Visualization

Before I got into collaborative mapping, I was into the idea of neighborhood-specific data visualizations. Atlanta is full of unique and niche neighborhoods, and each of them has its own life and spirit. 63 more words