Wednesday, September 10, 2014

9/5-9/10 Weekly Arts and Urbanism Roundup


Downtown finally gets bike lanes. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

New community ideas for the August Wilson Center (Essential Pittsburgh)

Meet the performance artist who "married Pittsburgh"  (Essential Pittsburgh)

Steeltown Anthem visits Carnegie Coffee Co.  (Steeltown Anthem)

National Forum in Pittsburgh focuses on art's role in improving education (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

In Pennsylvania, buying beer out of state makes you a bootlegger. (Pennsylvania Independent)


Beachland Ballroom and Space"ROCK Gallery celebrate 50th anniversary of Beatles landing with concert and photo exhibition.

RTA introduces Ohio City Connector, making it easier to travel between downtown and Ohio City. (Freshwater)

Northeast Ohio Skate Parks attract skaters and bike riders of all ages (Cleveland.Com)

Interview with owner of Cleveland's Upcycle Parts Shop (Cleveland Scene)

Johnny Manziel racks up 10th trademark filing with Johnny Cleveland. (Cleveland Scene)

Cleveland Rock and Roll half marathon cancelled. (Cleveland Scene)

The New York Daily News will no longer publish, The Cleveland Indian's Chief Wahoo logo.

Richmond Times Dispatch travel writer tours Cleveland's quirky side. (Richmond Times Dispatch)


Downtown's population growth slowly attracts restaurants and shops. (Columbus Dispatch)

Other Ohio News

Hocking Hills Zip Line makes USA Today list of best zip lines in America. (USA Today)

Storming the beach at Conneaut: (Belt Magazine)

West Virginia and Appalachia News

Will legal pot end Appalachia's biggest cash crop?  (The Revivalist)

Carrie Williams, West Virginia's little known civil rights hero (The Revivalist)

Other Arts, Architecture and Urbanism News

Extensive archive of avant-garde and modernist magazines available online.  (Open Culture)

Why walking helps us think (The New Yorker)

New Orleans' Afterschool scene has a transportation problem (Next City)

Are we approaching peak land use control?  (Planetizen)

It's OK to build transit oriented development before transit (Streetsblog)

Here's what Silicon Valley can learn from good old Midwestern Values.

Should you say you are from the city if you live in the suburbs? (article3)

What smart cities can learn from Denver. (Pop City)

Pinterest accidentally congratulates single women for getting married. (New York Magazine)

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