We like to emphasize positive examples of community action in the yimbynow blog. Sometimes that’s a citizen doing something good. And, sometimes, it is the fourth estate doing something good and wide-reaching.
The Associated Press has published an eye-popping series of investigative reports in the past few weeks. Such old-fashioned, hard-nosed reporting gives us new hope [...]
Sometimes we do yimby in our own backyard. And sometimes we go elsewhere to work. In this case Titus is working in a farmer’s back forty up in beautiful Essex, New York. Or is he just painting a backdrop for a movie set in Brooklyn? You decide!
Times Up!volunteer coordinator Keegan talks about the Clearwater weekend on the TU radio show June 26, brought to you by Radio Hive. He starts after the first song about 3 minutes in. And the Times Up! gang talks about the drag march mash up surrounding legalizing gay marriage in New York. Gotta love [...]
Our friend and neighbor, Ann, just put this post up about lawns in suburbia.
Of course, if the backyard boyz did NOT have at least a little patch of lawn, where we would put our chairs or the boat with which we launched the blog?
America’s rugged individualism often shows up as a go-it-alone approach. But it is time to push the reset button!
The weekend we will be celebrating Interdependence Day. We all need each other.
The freedom to depend on each other is an inevitable step of our open society’s evolution.
The roots of Independence Day [...]
Let’s take the taste buds of your neighbors seriously. Somewhere in every community, someone has seeds of an heirloom tomato or squash handed down from Grandma. Here’s a great way to find those gems: Create a local community garden program.
The community garden movement has been booming. Relearning how to grow our own fresh [...]
It is high time to take the human-powered transportation sector seriously.
A good walking or bicycle trail will be well used–however short–if it offers safe passage with pleasant views. Even if your community’s roads will only accommodate a bike lane for 3 blocks, do it! Paint that stencil down on the asphalt! Claim that space!
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