December 2015

NEST News

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEST is on the move! With Phase II of the Witler Street Homeownership Project near completion, NEST (Northsiders Engaged in Sustainable Transformation) will once again focus [...]

City Government as Customer Service

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

I have a tragically idealized view of working in government. Some say it’s because I’m too young to be jaded, but I like to believe it’s because I was raised on the TV [...]

“Ghostwriting” Comes to Life

December 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The “art of storytelling” is no new or novel endeavor – and the bent towards innovative, well-crafted narratives isn’t lost on Swedish musician Jens Lekman, as his [...]

(In)vested Interest In Our Kids’ Future

December 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

I walk through WordPlay one late November evening, a few minutes before pickup time at 6 pm, with a head full of distractions from the busy day. Children are shuffling into [...]