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?
While a proposal to shut down a small street in Utica was denied, the support for the closure shows a shift in American priorities
Amsterdam New York feels like a blank canvas that may someday soon play host to a tremendous micro-urban tapestry
Lower middle class Americans must eventually accept that fluidity rather than permanence will be the key to weathering the coming financial storm
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
High speed rail is a hot button topic yet again in Upstate New York. Here are the points most people don’t get about this divisive issue
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
What Schenectady might look like through the eyes of impressionist painters
Rochester is the clear leader on the urban innovation curve in Upstate New York
A beautiful trail connects residential neighborhoods north of Buffalo to downtown
Today’s photo tells a scary tale of eminent domain
On Wednesday, President Trump once again urged Upstate New York Residents to leave. This is my response.
Making a difference begins with believing we can do it
Are craft breweries killing the neighborhood bar? It’s a question of “growth” versus the redistribution of our entertainment budgets
Roc Holiday Village shows us all that the urban experience can be a year-round celebration in our cold weather cities