Street-Level Activity and Urban Vibrancy

Lynne Kiesling Mike Madison finds a great quote about Pittsburgh that invokes thoughts of Jane Jacobs, complete with a book picture and link. He quotes from some reader letters to the Post-Gazette’s architecture critic: Responding to New York architect and developer Stan Eckstut’s observation that Downtown Pittsburgh has too much public open space for a … More Street-Level Activity and Urban VibrancyMore Street-Level Activity and Urban Vibrancy

Wine Blog Wednesday: Howard’s Wine Cellar, Chicago

Lynne Kiesling I missed Wednesday, but in response to Dr. Vino’s Wine Blog Wednesday here’s my local wine shop that feels the love: Howard’s Wine Cellar on Belmont Avenue in Chicago. Tucked into a very small shop in a strip mall, Howard’s is the cellar of Howard Silverman. Howard’s passion for wine shows up in … More Wine Blog Wednesday: Howard’s Wine Cellar, ChicagoMore Wine Blog Wednesday: Howard’s Wine Cellar, Chicago