Transit Furniture Sign O’ The Times

NEW YORK — The American obesity epidemic always seems most visible in my native Midwest — but evidence of the national... Read More

Exciting new trash bin graces NYC’s Union Square

NEW YORK — Though waste receptacle culture here in New York City regularly makes me hearken back longingly for Toronto’s... Read More

Chicago’s Festival of Maps

CHICAGO — Not much sounds more appealing than a Festival of Maps, and Chicago delivered that holiday gift (and continues to... Read More

Washington DC: Without Representation

WASHINGTON, DC — It is still fall right now in Washington, DC. Leaves cling to trees and only occasionally scatter in a yellow... Read More

Canada, let her keep a memento

“I could fill up the lake with the things I didn’t say Had a good run anyway Had a good run anyway” — Final... Read More

Community Garden Paves Way for “Improvements”?

So-called “Bloorcourt Village” residents were startled to see the former Concord Avenue Community Gardens south of Bloor... Read More

Have a book, leave a book. Need a book, take a book.

Though it would surely strike fear in the heart of illegal-newspaper-box-hating Mayor David Miller, a recent trip to Chicago witnessed... Read More