CITY SPOTLIGHT: Beirut, A City’s Scarred Face

This post is part of a new series on the CNU Salons, CITY SPOTLIGHT. City Spotlight shines a light on the latest news, developments and initiatives occurring in cities and towns where CNU members live and work. The below post comes from CNU member Wajdi Ghoussoub, who shares his thoughts on his... read more »

Who Should Really Favor "Burning Down The Suburbs"?

National Review's website contains an article accusing President Obama of "Burning Down the Suburbs."  The article's basic claim is in the first paragraph: "Obama is a longtime supporter of “regionalism,” the idea that the suburbs should be folded into the cities, merging schools, housing,... read more »

Write to TED and Share Your Idea for the City 2.0

What is your wish for the City? TED, the organization dedicated to "ideas worth spreading", has awarded its prestigious TEDPrize this year not to an individual, but to an idea. Specifically, to the City 2.0.  ... read more »

Young, Educated, & Urban - a guest post by Sharon McMillan, the New Urban Mom

Sharon McMillan is the voice behind The following is a guest post from her and examines the urban-minded values that have been instilled in the emerging Millennial generation: ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 2: birdies

I walked from South Philly to the Lowes, and the one noise that really grabbed me was: the birds. ... read more »