What turns out a crowd of more than 60 on a frigid snowy night in Flint? People of all ages, backgrounds, and interests ventured out when most people would just want to be snuggled up on the couch (even a … Continue reading
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Mayors and managers from some of the state’s largest cities met with the Michigan Municipal League’s lobbying staff in Lansing on Monday, January 13, 2014 to discuss how to best prioritize the new Partnership for Place policy agenda in the … Continue reading
It has been an inspiring few weeks, launching outstanding PlacePlans projects in communities across Michigan. I was fortunate to be in downtown Holland during a beautiful snow storm–yes, you read correctly, it was WONDERFUL to be out walking in the … Continue reading
For many years now, the Michigan Municipal League has talked about placemaking as a vital part of making our state prosperous again. Simply put placemaking is about creating communities that people love. It’s about turning “that community” into “my community.” … Continue reading