Introduction to Social Media for Festivals and Events

Slideshow covers Characteristics of Social Media… statistics, How to Listen – setting up alerts, Intro to Facebook, and Intro to Twitter – Twelve Tips. Click here to view slideshow.

The Culinary Trust is Offering Grants for Chefs Move to Schools Projects
Posted on October 13, 2011 by Susan
There are now 2,700 citizen chefs signed on to be part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Chefs Move to Schools initiative, working in 2,500 schools across the US, according to Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives Sam Kass. If … Continue reading →

Minneapolis’s Midtown Greenway Connects People to Their City — By Bike
Posted on October 13, 2011 by Susan
Our buddies over at the always excellent Streetfilms have posted a new video about the incredible bike trail network in Minneapolis (100 miles of off-street paths!), focusing on the Midtown Greenway. This 5.7 mile path, which has been developed in … Continue reading →

Map murals can drive tourism
Posted on October 11, 2011 by Susan
Last week, I found myself in downtown Concrete, Washington, facing this huge map mural at the end of the street. I love the way the design works around the doorway. I even love the tag line, “Welcome to Concrete, center … Continue reading →

The Architecture of Disaster Recovery: A Call to Arms for Designers from the World’s Most Vulnerable Regions
Posted on October 11, 2011 by Susan
Two hundred million people have been affected by natural disasters and hazards in the last decade. For every person who dies, some 3,000 are left facing terrible risks. Ninety-eight percent of these victims live in the developing world, where billions