Friday News Digest

Friday News Digest

As an adult, I’ve not one who gets into the entire Halloween experience. Some people love to dress up and go out; I’ve preferred to hand out treats and see everyone else. As a father of two girls, ages ten and seven, I’m right in that sweet spot, however, for getting out and doing some trick-or-treating. We have a Princess Leia (I’m proud of that one) and someone called Raven from the book series Ever After High (must admit – have no clue on this one) that I’ll be taking door to door tonight. The buzz is in the air, and it’s not the sugar (yet).

Enjoy the news.

The AICP Renewal Conundrum

The AICP Renewal Conundrum

I’m slowly losing hope that the American Planning Association – the organization – will ever get beyond protecting its own bureaucracy and members to focus intently on reforms that would improve the actual practice of planning.

SID.tv Episode 61: Story Board

SID.tv Episode 61: Story Board

Alex Miser from Indianapolis shows how they have taken an underutilized space in the old city hall and turned it into a really effective forum for interacting with the public.

Ask Strong Towns, Question #10

Ask Strong Towns, Question #10

We invite our members to submit their questions on anything that they would like our thoughts on. We’ll give you a Strong Towns answer or find an expert who can.

Monday Member Blog Roll

Monday Member Blog Roll

Hello all, welcome to the second edition of the Monday Member Blog Roll (Monday Afternoon Member Forum?--we can keep iterating names, right? keep it Tactical!) Thanks to Skyler who got us started off in great form last week. I hope this lives up to all the other great examples on this blog.