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Gentrification in Skid Row, Los Angeles: Progressive architects of urban repression vs. Creative resistance against all odds. A filmed metanarrative. If you are homeless and mentally ill, living ...
by aSavageCity
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 02:02 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I live in a very small town in Texas. This small town's main claim to "fame" is having old Route 66 running right through it. It's a quiet town just half a step away from being a ghost town. In ...
by Toriach
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 06:38 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
A bartender, co-worker and good friend of mine once told me, that back in the 1980's, the owner of the casino where he once worked would have full-length Polaroid pictures taken (both front and ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 08:33 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Riverhead, Long Island, unfortunately, has an abundance of empty stores on its historic Main Street. This Christmas season, East End Arts sponsored a contest where participants decorate the front ...
by hotdamn
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 06:10 PM PST with 10 Recommends
I'm in the middle of a new experience that is teaching me much about small business and corporate business. I work in a huge (to me) mall. It extends for blocks offering customers climate ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 08:28 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Detractors of the proposed Islamic community center in downtown Manhattan are worried about--well, I'm not sure they mention with great reasonability what it is that they're worried about. But, one ...
by IseFire
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 11:01 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I went back, you know – though I promised myself I never would. Nine years later. The ...
by The Fat Lady Sings
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2008 at 08:26 AM PST with 42 Recommends