For many, the pandemic has been a catalyst to compare the urban life that was to what it now seems to be. Yet, that is…View More Guess What? We Will Always Write About Cities
People blend with their surroundings in cities. Today, in our dual pandemic world of disease and social justice (including a new tragedy in Atlanta), we…View More Amid Protest: Simple Community, on Display
“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary…” Edgar Allen Poe, “The Raven,” 1845 Here, during London’s lockdown, we’ve seen many ravens.…View More The Recalibration Paradox: ‘Nevermore’?
In March 2010, when urbanist bloggers were few and twitter was in its infancy, I wandered my then-neighborhood in Seattle and wrote about some easy…View More Simple Pandemic Navigation: Now, With Ideas From Then
As quarantines relax, many urban residents show behavior that belongs to a stage of reopening not yet formally announced by government. In short, flouters adopt…View More Hiding in Plain Sight: More Emergence Observations