Deep Roots Grocery in Greensboro. Image Credit Kristen Jeffers
Hey there! I hope you had an excellent weekend. I wrote, watched some of the Panthers loss, finally watched the film Love Actually, and saw all the Amtrak trains come by. Good weekend all around. My daily shoutout goes to a fellow CNU(Congress for New Urbanism) Next Gen-er, Glen Kellogg, who is bringing grocery back to Rochester, NY via his development company. I especially like that the store will have a broader mix of products, not just organic and not just low-end either. Learn more about his new store by watching this interview.
One of the best
“white-gentrifier in Detroit” stories, in which you feel like the subject actually cares about his house, his actual neighbors and even admits that he was once naive in his intentions.
about creatives leaving New York is beating a now dead horse, but this Washington Monthly article
, along with the teaser
from The Atlantic Cities
place a gentle reminder on folks that people always follow the money and wealth, no matter where it is, unless costs just can’t be made up by moving.
If you are in this these cities, then you can complain about being cold
12% of mortgages
in the Greensboro-High Point metro area “seriously underwater.”