I't's been less than a week but the stack too full for the gumband. Here's some stuff I found on the the art and Yinzosphere. Also thrown in is a random selection of economic news/opinion from around the web.
This is planned as a weekly thing but as usual-- things will be random and chaotic. Many of these posts are not from today but just freshly discovered.
In The New Yorker
The Hills Are Alive- Catches the buzz of Pittsburgh's small press scene
On Tube City Almanac
Eyesore Hotel Was Work of Celebrated Architect
Cities are not computer brands
On Bike Pittsburgh
Planning Commission passes bike parking ordinance
New bike commuting guide
In Post Gazette
Rivers Casino revenues well below projections.
Sales tax drop likely means less RAD money for the arts.
Pirates will have a record 17th straight losing season
Two women artists look @ Braddock
Swine Flue cases piling up at local Universities
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Farmers markets are hot.
Arts and Crafts Colonial Festival
More reasons we are most livable city
On Rust Wire
Mural In Cleveland
100 days of pain for David Bing, new mayor of Detroit
On Pittsburgh Comet
I Will Shout Youngstown
Polish Day In Youngstown
In Kansas City Star
Mahoning Valley produces football coaches.
On Defend Youngstown
Youngstown State University enrollment of 14,500 is highest in 16 years.
On Outside Erie
Thoughts on the Rehab of Erie's Union Station
On I Heart Pittsburgh
On CNN Money
Workers know times are tough and accept or ask for pay cuts
On Calculated Risk
Personal Bankruptcy filings up 24% since last August
Small theater company in Cleveland and Akron defaults on loan and closes down
Pay cuts @ Cleveland Orchestra (old news- from March)
In New York Times
Publisher of Orange County Register files for Chapter 11
In NYC, the government runs a money losing bookie operation
On Streetsblog NY
NYC Principles Union sues to protect free parking perks
Steelers ranked #16 in NFL for estimated team value
In Site Selection Magazine
Pittsburgh cover story. Interesting- but looks like an advertorial
On Culture Grrl
More on the Cleveland Museum donor intent mess
Concerns about Obama and the arts as a "tool of the state."
In Buffalo News
Reaction and thoughts about the Cleveland Museum's move and The Albright Knox Gallery
On Two Coats Of Paint
Latest Art Star contest
On The James Kalm Chanel
James checks out the latest fring hood for galleries in NYC-- Sunset Park