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No-no to Nanos

In a way, this is my first real blog post for The New School. The blog’s creator, Ezra Johnson-Greenough, earned a reputation for landing somewhere between a button-pusher and in-your-face. 145 more words

Funsies

people and the rebirth of Union Station

Denver, for all its efforts to improve its transportation options (and the city’s light-rail network in particular has grown dramatically from five miles of track in the early 1990s to a projected 122 miles by 2020 or so), is still, like many medium-sized American cities, oriented toward the automobile. 290 more words

Denver

Oh, Patrony!

Oh, Patrony!
What is my market value -
My commercial worth?
Am I a cost-effective?
What say you, mein dear electeds?

Do I serve a purpose… 130 more words

Politics

more public art along cherry creek trail?

I’ve always thought it a missed opportunity that Denver has not done more with public art along the Cherry Creek Trail in downtown. Apparently, I’m not alone in that observation. 189 more words

Denver

Throwback Thursday: Performances

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s explore theatrical and musical performances, featuring scenes of the 1890s to 2005 and more offered in the photographic archives from… 365 more words

En

Boutique office space offered up free for business affected by power outage

CALGARY – The first day back to work following the Thanksgiving long weekend was an unusual one for many downtown businesses.

Thousands of companies hit by the downtown power outage had to come up with alternative ways of doing business. 217 more words

News

Poverty of ambition

Labour suffers from a poverty of ambition.
Liberal Democrats apparently do not.
But Tories and their Kippanories
Draw their personal glory
From ambition built
Upon those who
Have not.

Politics