Monthly Archives: March 2017

Neighborhood Toolkit

THE PROJECT   The Neighborhood Toolkit was created by the City of Charleston in partnership with Enough Pie, a local non-profit using creativity to connect and empower the community.   The toolkit provides support and sample materials for neighborhood associations to help create and maintain dynamic and connected communities. It includes an introduction to the […]

Main Street’s Social Capital

The Journalists Resource at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (here) puts 1962 as year zero in the history of big-box stores. In the five decades since, the landscape of retail has changed significantly. Hundreds of small towns and larger cities have seen main streets suffer and tax revenues fall to below-subsistence levels. The research […]