Weather you’re cruising around your community or making a beer run to the convenience store, longboarding is a great way to explore your community and focus your mind
Your city has a rich history… but highlighting that alone won’t make you a destination. Blend a historic past with a new urban narrative!
A Rochester park is now a community canvas for activism against racial injustice
With the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, the infrastructure and history of American cities are rightfully being questioned more than ever. Can we still get excited about their future?
Lower middle class Americans must eventually accept that fluidity rather than permanence will be the key to weathering the coming financial storm
Check out these micro-mobility options that can help you crush your commute or last-mile adventure
Haven’t checked out the UP Podcast yet? Here are five recent interviews that will start your journey
Rochester’s Rachel Snyder reminds us all that we can still enjoy the fruits of our community during this difficult time!
I rarely see people on this trail. Today, everyone was using it.
The Flower City used to be The Flour City… it’s time to reclaim our industrial past as the world’s largest producer of flour
In snowy cities like Rochester, NY, it’s not good enough to simply have great bike facilities… roads need to be safe for cyclist for the 4-5 months where cycling infrastructure goes unplowed
Public transit is better for our communities and our environment. But for me and other like me, it’s simply more fun.
Rochester has done what other midsized cities are still talking about
A side-by-side comparison between Amtrak and the airlines on a weekend trip between Rochester, New York and New York City
I’ve learned a lot in half a decade of publishing The Urban Phoenix… here are five key things to take from our cities today