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Suburban vs urban?

Who would have thought there might be a “Congress for New Urbanism”?  But there is – and it’s not even new.   They just held their 20th annual meeting in West Palm Beach, Florida.   “CN20” included a panel on the economic … Continue reading

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Roncy culture changing…

As I strolled to Alternative Grounds this morning, I mused at the sweetness of being greeted with a quiet smile and  “…morning.” by strangers as we passed each other.  Some walking with purpose in their body language probably on their … Continue reading

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Hello neighbours of Roncesvalles Village

What a great neighbourhood. I’ve lived here more than a decade, and it has everything I need:  a local theatre that was literally saved, and is run by, the neighbourhood (now that says a lot); strangers who chat in the street;  fresh … Continue reading

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