Monthly Archives: February 2015

RTC Monthly Event: Instagramming the City

Since its launch five years ago, the photo-sharing, mobile phone app Instagram has created new opportunities for Orlandoans to explore and engage the urban landscape like never before through photography. Come join other local Instagrammers (IGers) as we discuss how … Continue reading

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A STARLESS NIGHT

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
The first thing I noticed when I moved to Orlando wasn’t what most people would expect. It wasn’t the tourist traffic, however annoying that can be, or the ever present iconic Florida palm trees…

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The Odor of Orlando

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
Winter 1970 – Snow, Post Vomit and the Bugaloos As I enter Stephenson Elementary, my face is smacked with a mix of cold snowy air and piney peppermint cleaner.  Pencil shavings, eraser dust, Emeraude…

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ReThinking the City

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
ReThinking the City is a program that is designed to create and continue dialogues that develop into innovative projects that make communities a better place. The projects can start small with “do tanks” or…

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Good’s Ben Goldhirsh and Better Blocks Andrew Howard on ReThinking the City Radio

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
We will be playing my (Pat Greene) pre-recorded interview of Ben Goldhirsh tomorrow morning. He is the founder/CEO of Good Worldwide. His father Bernie Goldhirsh was the founder/CEO of Inc Magazine. Ben has been…

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RTC Monthly Symposium: Amy Howard from the University of Richmond’s Bonner Center for Civic Engagement

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Urban Bulletin: Michael McQuarrie

In the new millennium, understanding, humanizing, and improving the urban experience remains a pressing challenge. New digital tools allow us to bridge the gap between imagined space and real places to make the modern city more intimate, visceral, and engaging. … Continue reading

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