When walking around NYC, most people don't pay much attention to the city's darker side. But beneath Gotham's glamour lurks a seedy past. A modern-day concrete jungle may conceal the sin and violence of yore you'll see the depravity that exists behind the present-day facade.
A neighborhood name can wield real power in an increasingly brand-conscious society. With technology, everyone has basic GIS knowledge and will use Google maps and other location-based programs, so it's always on our minds.
Poverty is the biggest problem in my neighborhood. In fact, it's a problem in all of Denver. This reality really hit home when I happened upon two Latino mothers foraging in the dumpsters behind my house.