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What a few blogs are saying…..

  • Dogs are good for neighborhood parks. Is it “dog eyes on the park?” (Richard Layman via Ezra Klein)
  • Don’t forget about broomball, the poor man’s hockey that is easier to play and in some ways more fun. Cincinnati’s Fountain Square features a league. (UrbanCincy)
  • Kaid Benfield lists the past year’s top smart growth stories. #1: The recession hurt smart development somewhat, but sent sprawl into a virtual coma. (Switchboard)
  • DC’s plastic bag charge goes into effect; will aid cleanup of Anacostia River. (ASLA’s The Dirt)
  • Last month, Sara Wolfson at Smart Growth America described Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley: “after many years of clever ideas, careful planning, and hard work, people are fishing in the Menomonee River — which runs right through the heart of Milwaukee. Commuters and recreational bicyclists are using the new bike paths. There’s a soccer field and even a canoe launch. The land hasn’t merely been cleaned of environmental hazards. It’s been transformed into a place where people want to spend their leisure time. (SGA)

One Response

  1. Thanks for the link love. Broomball is amazing and unfortunately UrbanCincy’s two writers that are on the Little Kings & Queens team were part of a losing effort in their season opener. But they did have several fans cheering them on, and will certainly do better than their 8-1 throttling next game.

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