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Poverty's "New Face"

A Star Tribune story about a suburban food shelf has the headline “The New Face of Poverty.”  It is certainly true, once upon a time the suburbs represented affluence or at least upward mobility.   518 more words


Free Pasta?

I took Vanessa and Cecilia to Maggiano’s in the suburbs (as per Mark’s suggestion), and we were overwhelmed by how much pasta we got. Maggiano’s has this deal where you order your meal to eat in the restaurant and it comes with another full serving for you to take home! 31 more words

Foodie In Philly

2014-11-05 #France Blanc-Mesnil #suburbs #architecture #banlieue...

2014-11-05 #France Blanc-Mesnil #suburbs #architecture #banlieue #streetphotography #cityscape #iPhone (à Forum Le Blanc mesnil)


Agritopia (Gilbert, AZ)

After purchasing a fifty-acre parcel from the original homesteaders in the 1960’s, Jim and Virginia Johnston continued cultivation of the acreage producing wheat, cotton, and sugar beets while raising three sons in what was rural Arizona. 399 more words


The Role of Public Transit in Greater Boston

Paul McMorrow, of CommonWealth magazine, writes in a Boston Globe op-ed that public transit is a major pillar of the Greater Boston economic recovery and should be paid for by users. 282 more words

Illiana Tollway Project Meets Widespread Criticism in IL

In the weeks leading up to the Nov. 4th elections and in its wake, a spate of editorials by many of IL’s leading newspapers (as collected… 995 more words