Durable Growth, Transportation

Checking for support on the flanks – Part one

Vacant parcel along N. McDowell Boulevard

Writing about urbanism, and presumably about most subjects with practical community application, can require a careful husbanding of time and resources. There are so many worthy ideas to be pursued that a writer can spread himself too thin trying to champion all of them. It’s a battle I […]

Durable Growth

In springtime, a middle-aged man’s fancies turn to sidewalk cafes, brew pubs, and block parties

Ray’s Deli and Tavern

With spring having sprung (not that we had a real winter in the North Bay), it’s time to check in on a few old favorites, both places and subjects.

Ray’s Deli: I’ve previously written about the role that Ray’s Deli and Tavern plays in the life of my Petaluma neighborhood. […]