What started as a way to reconnect with his past, has led Abraham James to connect with his central Phoenix community in ways he never imagined.
Highlights of what I’ve been reading over the past 5 days.
Radiate Phoenix, a gathering of downtown advocate and urbanites will celebrate its two year anniversary next Tuesday, September 29th with an exclusive preview of the all new Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery and Wine Bar.
Park(ing) Day is coming to downtown Phoenix on Friday, September 18th, as community activists, neighborhood leaders and urban planners step up to the curb, put a quarter in the meter, and proceed to transform curbside metered parking spots into temporary public parks.
One of my favorite things about living in an urban environment are the multitude of textures than I come across on a daily basis. Often unseen and unnoticed, the textures of a city form the backdrop in front of which we conduct our lives. Textures makes a significant contribution to the expressive quality of a city. They impact how we relate to specific places, whether it be a distinct address, a neighborhood or an entire metropolitan area. Continue reading