For many, a dramatic contrast in height, bulk and density is the recipe for "incongruity." But, in a larger sense, don't today's urban centerpieces by definition show the latent "incongruities" of city life?
Tony has assembled a team to bring the best and brightest creative entrepreneurs to Vegas, determined to build out a utopian community within a major urban center. It's the most fascinating and ambitious project I have ever witnessed, and I feel lucky to be documenting it as it unfolds.
The IDEA World Fitness Convention is an inspirational, albeit overwhelming, weekend full of fitness classes and health and nutritional information. While there's no shortage of healthy options in DTLA, all those choices can be overwhelming.
With the variety of things to do in Los Angeles, it's surprising that it has a reputation for being one of the toughest cities for singles. From oceanfront restaurants to posh rooftop bars, L.A. offers plenty of romantic spots for any occasion, be it a first date or an anniversary dinner.
Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.
Traveling for business can seem like a revolving door between one room and the next. When you work away from home on the West Coast, stay at an inn with the personal comforts and business amenities you need to succeed.
With Yauch's passing, it really is the end of an era. New York City is a very different place than it was when the Beasties were coming up in the game, and music and art can't move forward when the artists themselves are in many ways trying to recreate the past.
Less than a year ago, Detroit extended the hours of downtown parking enforcement till 10 pm. Making parking onerous and expensive is a great way to send people looking for a free, open space off where they know they can find one.
The open-style house had five bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a loft-turned-rumpus-room that was the ideal rainy-day space for the couple's three active boys. But as soon as the youngest had gone off to college, they sold the place.
On Thanksgiving in Detroit, a powerful parade of people pour into the streets of downtown. But there are no floats. They are part of the parade before the parade, the kickoff before kickoff: the Turkey Trot.
Rocco Landsman, Chair of the NEA, has put together a national organization dedicated to building creative places in cities around the country, demonstrating the vital link between the arts and economic development.