Crista's Blog – March 2009 Archive (2)

want a Grocery Store Downtown?

Hey young and old urbanites, I wish to address an issue that so many of my downtown friends and clients bring up... "We need a quality, full scale grocery store Downtown!"



It has gotten to the point in the last l5 or so years of active redevelopment of the urban core that we have HIT THE WALL with our progress! Buyer's come to me wanting to move downtown and many end up buying elsewhere because of access to a reasonable grocery store. Or, they buy downtown and want to sell a couple… Continue

Added by Crista on March 30, 2009 at 10:03pm — 44 Comments

Lofts developer Rob DIckson... Mayor? not THIS year.

Rob Dickson sent out appologies withdrawing from the Mayors race about two weeks ago. The Public FInancing parameters appear to be too ridgid and difficlut for a number of the potential Mayoral candidates (Debbie O'Malley also withdrew due to frustration with the $5 donation public financing plan) This is something politically minded folks may want to work on for future elections.





Our local champion of "New Urbanism" Rob Dickson, has… Continue

Added by Crista on March 5, 2009 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

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