Last week something pretty cool happened: 200 people attended a community visioning workshop in Vassar, MI. The city has a population of about 2,600, so a 7% turnout is a success worth celebrating. This visioning event was pretty unlike most … Continue reading
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Spoiler alert: If you like to be surprised when you pick up the League’s Review, maybe wait until you get the July issue to read this post—I’m going to be talking a bit about the projects from my article in … Continue reading
There’s no question that the “buy local” movement has made great strides within the last decade, fostering a sense of corporate responsibility among well-known grocery chains, a spark of community-based ‘Choose Local’ campaigns, and a reinvention of the manner in … Continue reading
In many of our historic neighborhoods, you can glimpse carriage houses behind the main homes. These two-story glorified garages typically date to the late 1800s, ranging from simpler barn-like structures to ornate smaller twins of the main house, and often … Continue reading