Wednesday, August 27, 2014

8/21- 8/27 2014 Weekly Arts & Urbanism Roundup


Essential Pittsburgh Radio looks at the 110 year old soda pop tradition at the Natrona Bottling Company

Toonseum and Pittsburgh's Holocaust museum bring true stories of 5 Pittsburgh Holocaust survivors into comic form. Story on Essential Pittsburgh

980 Liberty Partners rebuts Heinz Endowment opposition to August Wilson Center Hotel

Essential Pittsburgh looks at recent metro walkability rankings

Pittsburgh area schools being outfitted with prison design features.

Brian O'Neall in Post Gazette: Militarization of police has its hidden costs.

Pittsburgh included in National Geographic article: "Nine Cities that Love Their Trees".

Mass Mob aims to boost attendance at Pittsburgh area Catholic churches.


Planners consider making center of St. Clair Avenue into a Bicycle Expressway!

Cleveland is making progress in attracting highly skilled young people.

Western Reserve Historical Society hosts exhibit of last Cleveland Browns world championship- 50 years ago.

Downtown Willoughby, Ohio hosts first Pig and Whiskey festival this weekend.

The Cleveland Blues Society is looking for a few good bands. (Deadline)

8/31 Deadline for Cleveland International Film Festival entries


Akron's new downtown cinema showing hard to find films and Akron-centric concessions.


What Columbus is doing to try to control sprawl. (Seriously, the city now has a lot of infill development)

Architecture and Urbanism

Nine of the most beautiful buildings we ever tore down on Gizmodo: Including Pittsburgh's Wabash Terminal.

Seven excellent examples of repurposed bike infrastructure- Including Atlanta's Belt Line.

Is it time to get rid off parking minimums?

Real Clear Politics: Left behind in rural northwest Ohio.

Toll Roads once common in Northeast Pennsylvania

Nashville's lack of sidewalks sparks campaign

California state senator arrested for drunk driving hours after voting for bill limiting Uber car service.

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