I rode a folding bike from Syracuse to Utica, and it was pretty amazing.
Rome’s future may begin with a familiar sight… a swanky but comfortable new coffee shop
The hottest establishments are ones where you can spend a minute or hours, alone or with friends and feel perfectly welcome.
The best ideas for our cities often turn out to be watered down, manufactured, militant and misguided executions of New Urbanistic concepts
They might not chair a foundation, but they are the wave of palpable positivity in our urban fabric
Amtrak might be slow, but it stops in the middle of over a half dozen urban centers in Upstate New York
Lack of transit, not high taxes, is likely to be the fateful blow to Rochester and CNY’s chances to land Amazon HQ2
In two and a half years of The Urban Phoenix, I’ve traveled across New York State more times than I
Some of my personal favorites from my journeys across New York State
The what and the why behind our changing urban landscapes
When communities support pro-local events, everyone wins.
How Minneapolis is a great model for thriving cities in cold weather climates
Ideas are necessary, but so is the hard work it takes to make them real.
The answer to “We Need More Jobs!”
This is really simple… it’s cold here in Upstate New York, so here’s a post with some of my favorite