A story on NPR this week about Easter Island (which has intrigued me since I was a kid) really caught my eye. It discusses an alternate scenario for what happened to the collapse of civilization there, and presents a very interesting twist. The article is writing from the perspective of climate [...]
News today suggests some much-need improvements are scheduled for the I-95 intersection with Pooler Parkway and the airport in Savannah.
From the article:
The Savannah Airport Commission on Wednesday voted to spend $67,500 as part of a joint agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation, Gulfstream Aerospace and the Outlet Mall of Georgia [...]
Sometimes a fascinating story comes across my desk that seems rather mundane on the surface. This week’s champion is courtesy of the Panama City News-Herald (hat tip: Jason Combs of 37th Street Town Planning)
The story is one I’ve seen repeated all across America, so I’m not here to pick on Panama City [...]
Noted actor Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Treme, much more) has co-founded a company called Sterling Fresh Foods in New Orleans. Their mission is great – to try and bring fresh, quality food to food deserts.
From their site:
We offer a full range of supermarket products, including fresh produce, dairy, meats, seafood, and [...]
“The Spanish, the French and the Portuguese built cities where they settled, but the English just allowed cities to grow. The poorest street in Havana had dignity compared with the shanty-life of Kingston – huts built out of old petrol-tins roofed with scrap-metal purloined from some cemetery of abandoned [...]