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Today, after five months of battling the sheer terror of the possibility of a plastic bottling plant going up in the Town of Ulster, and the tapping of a sacred lake in Woodstock, we got the news that Niagara Bottling Company has chosen to… 1,075 more words

Niagara Bottling Company

Five New Sustainable Communities Added, Including Historic Towns on Eastern Shore, Western MD


Crownsville, MD – DHCD is announcing the addition of five new Sustainable Communities, bringing the statewide total to 82. There is at least one designated  Sustainable Community in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City. 537 more words

Community Development

To Be Enlightened or Not!

I recently visited a friend in an area close to the city of Sarasota, FL which is known for cattle ranches and farming.  It is only 30 minutes or so from downtown Sarasota but altogether a different world.   374 more words

HCBD - CJPH Supplement and Evaluation Report

Canadian Journal of Public Health (CJPH) Supplement

Our final act at the HCBD CLASP Rewewal was the completion of a CJPH Supplement dedicated to the work of the HCBD CLASP I partners.  587 more words

Healthy Canada By Design

New Urbanism Promotes Healthier Living Conditions

The Congress for the New Urbanism is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions by moving away from the post WWII sprawl model. 138 more words


Mike Brown from Local Construct- Downtown Boise Living

Today I speak with Mike Brown co-president of Local Construct who partnered recently to redevelop The Owyhee in downtown Boise and is planning a new mixed use apartment project in the Central Addition. 84 more words


The Demise of Shopping Malls

Facebook friends often spark lively conversations with their comments.  Recently a post on the demise of malls provoked insightful observations.  One mall in potential distress is Boise Town Square that opened in October 1988. 439 more words

Flannel Frog