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I didn’t know that! Interesting facts about places far and near

Very interesting facts about places around the world (courtesy Dad Payton). How many of these did you know? Amazon Rainforest: The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% of the world’s oxygen supply. The Amazon River: Amazon River pushes so much … Continue reading

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Summer Edition of Flourish Magazine: from new urbanism to food dynamics

The summer edition of Flourish Magazine is unfolding online, which provides a bundle of thoughtful articles on creation care  for summer reading.  There really isn’t another product like this on the Web, presenting balanced Christian reflection on a broad range … Continue reading

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ATLANTA SPRAWL AND LOCAL INNOVATION BOTH FEATURED IN WEB SERIES PREMIERE ON NEW URBANISM

Sprawlanta Offers Stark Contrast of City’s Alarming Growth and Development Model at Glenwood Park PREMIERE TO BE FEATURED AT CONGRESS FOR THE NEW URBANISM IN ATLANTA MAY 19-22 ATLANTA, May 3, 2010—Atlanta’s suburban sprawl and a citizen’s entrepreneurial effort to … Continue reading

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American Makeover Series Starts in Sprawlanta

When filmmakers John Paget and Chris Elisara were looking for a location to shoot the pilot of their new web series on the strategic growth of American cities, they considered Atlanta the natural choice. It is history’s fastest expanding city, … Continue reading

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Front Porch Revival: A threshold of community

I have a back deck, and if you live in the suburbs, you probably do too. I wish I had a front porch. Kendra Juskus, in a terrific post at Flourish, explains why a front page is an important tool … Continue reading

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New Urbanism: Addressing a Great Threat to Health and Justice

Check out this video from our friends Chris Elisara and John Paget; their award winning piece on The New Urbanism that received top honors from from the Congress for New Urbanism. More on this from Rusty Pritchard. He writes: The … Continue reading

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