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Love and Libraries

I have recently begun managing the Adult Literacy Program at the Echo Park branch of the Los Angeles Public Library. This program relies on volunteer tutors to help those of our neighbors who are beyond high school age, but who don’t read English well or at all. We don’t care whether the unfortunate circumstance has […]

The Biggest Apartment in the World

I live in a district that most people can’t believe exists: a walkable neighborhood in LA. Yes, our Walk Score is up in the nineties, and we deserve it. Though we suffer all the ills of traffic–the speeding, the congestion, the smoke, and the noise–we can opt out of it. Many of us walk or […]

Dallas Expresses Concern for Pedestrians with Walkway Cover

Dallas is one of the hottest construction markets in the country, especially when it comes to new apartment buildings. At the same time, sidewalk covers at construction sites are somewhat rare. Perhaps things are changing. This one is outside a new building in Victory Park. It’s certainly welcome, here only one side of the building is protected. […]

By August 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Dallas Midtown Rising

Here is some footage of a new apartment building going up behind the Galleria in the Dallas Midtown area. I’m expecting to see more of the transformation soon!

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Ivy Tavern Campaign Headquarters

If you are in Dallas this election season, stop by the Ivy Tavern on Lemmon Avenue. This was the Dallas headquarters for the McGovern Campaign Bill Clinton was here working for McGovern campaign. 

By August 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Ten Most Boring Cities in America

The 10 Most Boring Cities In America By Movoto Real Estate

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Technology Not to the Rescue

By J. H. Crawford | The news is all full of electric cars and robotic cars, and cars, cars, cars. Only the Guardian has dared to question how this all plays out. Safe, self-driving, electric cars only solve a small fraction of the problems that cars cause. Let us assume for the sake of argument that we […]