Cities Links

Photo: Vegas/Paris Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differentlyFour principles for the future of city streets – Mediumhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-citieshttps://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-themhttp://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.htmlhttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parkshttp://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-touristshttp://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF)The 10 worst city tourism videosThe Rise of the ‘Free’ City Tour – @vickybakerThe secrets of the world’s happiest citiesHow well do cities use the …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Art Motel The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Embedded Tweets Videos [email protected]@[email protected] DowntownEver-changing street landscape in DTLV.https://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240 Downtown Murals / Street Arthttps://www.neighborhoods.com/blog/your-guide-to-the-murals-of-downtown-las-vegashttps://www.tayloredphotomemories.com/las-vegas-murals-guidehttp://www.plazahotelcasino.com/blog/dface-unveils-latest-las-vegas-downtown-arthttp://dtlv.com/2017/06/02/erogenous-zone-cultural-corridor – 705 N. Las Vegas Blvdhttps://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-las-vegas-murals-20170221-story.html Wheel of MisfortuneBehind Lake …

Guadalajara

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Sunset Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco, and is Mexico’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of wealthiest urban centers in Latin America. Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the soul of the nation. Guadalajara is home to mariachis and the charro tradition, …

Mexico City Zócalo

Photo: Northeast Corner Mexico City boasts one of the most storied plazas in the world. The Zócalo is the place to go to visit the Templo Mayor, National Palace and National Cathedral and is the heart of the Centro Historico, Mexico City and the nation itself. The Zócalo is bounded on the north by Cinco …

Nairobi

Photo: Francisco Anzola, Ambassadeur Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cold water.” Main street: Kenyatta Avenue! Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/7AukawSVHJiMQTBA6 In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black …

Prague

Photo: Nan Palmero, Gulliver Zepplin at Submarine Cables at Dox Museum Prague Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/CGctVPUxXZfyaAM98 HeadlinesOvertourism in Prague: Ideas for post-coronavirus times? – DW ‘I’m a stranger in my own city’: Prague takes on Airbnb to dam flood of tourists – Guardian RailwayPraha hlavní nádraží …

Tijuana

Photo: Omar Bárcena, Centro Cultural Just south of San Diego, Tijuana … Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/sYTVnQqz9iuUCM1V8 HistoryDuring the early 1900s the Baja California city grew into a center of nightclubs and cabarets, when U.S. prohibition laws drove Usians in search of nightlife across the border. Cultural WorldOne of the popular places in the city to visit is …

Ho Chi Minh

Photo: Flow Communications, Bridge Wikipedia: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; [tʰàjŋ̟ fǒ hò cǐ mīŋ̟], also known by its former name of Saigon, is the most populous city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 million (13 million in the metropolitan area) as of 2017. Located in southeastern Vietnam, the …

Dallas, Texas

Photo: Steve Rainwater, Big Tex Dallas is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Dallas/Fort Worth? Google Maps AirportsLove Field – Facebook – @dallaslovefield DFW – @DFWAirport Local FavesTexas Pecan Company Embedded Tweets …

City Parks Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to city parks presented in somewhat random fashion: Parks PeoplePark People helps people activate the power of parks. Amis des parcs aide les gens à activer le pouvoir des parcs.https://parkpeople.cahttps://www.facebook.com/ParkPeopleCAhttps://www.youtube.com/user/TorontoParkPeoplehttps://twitter.com/Park_People Libros DigitalesLa reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada (PDF) [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@CWparkman [email protected]_newsNRPA’s National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in …