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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Journeys Into The Challenge of How to Make the Most of A Neighbourhood Business Area

The Challenge of How to Make the Most of A Neighbourhood Business Area

At first glance, they are both admirable goals and non-exclusive of one another. But the Côte-des-Neiges Rd. business section in Montreal finds itself in debate. At the calling of some store owners and residents who have complained for years about a proliferation of signs they describe as either cheap, rundown or distasteful, Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce is proposing Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 28, 20154:50 pm
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Journeys Into South Bend Synagogue Turned Baseball Souvenir Shop

South Bend Synagogue Turned Baseball Souvenir Shop

The old Yankee Stadium and the Montreal Forum were called “Cathedrals” for their respective sports. But a former house of worship in South Bend, Indiana puts the whole relationship between religion and sport in a different context. The New York Times reports on the community’s oldest synagogue building that not too long ago underwent a Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 26, 20158:08 pm
Monday, May 18, 2015
Journeys Into “Pride of Place: Municipal Group Wants Your Hometown Stories”

“Pride of Place: Municipal Group Wants Your Hometown Stories”

Seeking to put a local development focus on the next federal election, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities is conducting a Hometown Proud Campaign to get citizens talking about their respective cities, villages, townships and otherwise incorporated municipal entities. First prize in the contest at hometownproud.fcm.ca is a pair of tickets to, your hometown for you, Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 18, 20156:39 pm
Monday, May 18, 2015
Journeys Into Culture and Heritage as a Major Travel Motive

Culture and Heritage as a Major Travel Motive

The study is no longer new (2013) but the principle is still an important that either guides or should.A survey at the time by the Tourism Marketing Council (TMC) showed that about 60 percent of U.S. travelers say they are likely to take a cultural/heritage trip – up from 51 percent in 2009.The survey confirms Read Article

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Sunday, May 17, 2015
Journeys Into Is That the Way to Heal A Community ?

Is That the Way to Heal A Community ?

The Preakness Stakes was an exciting one as American Pharaoh won the horse race notwithstanding a muddy track in the midst of a thunderstorm, setting up a real possibility of a Triple Crown win. There was news off the track as well. The head of the Maryland Jockey Club revealed that the Preakness could leave Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 17, 20151:51 pm
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Journeys Into “Every building has at least one good story behind it”

“Every building has at least one good story behind it”

Many of Montreal’s downtown landmarks can boast of historical or architectural significance. But while thousands of people pass these buildings every day — or even work in them — few are aware of their role in the city’s development. Heritage Montreal is hoping to change that with At the Heart of the City, a series Read Article

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Saturday, May 16, 2015
Journeys Into The Town That Opened Its Own Department Store

The Town That Opened Its Own Department Store

When Saranac Lake found itself in need of a place to shop, it decided to create one for itself. After the local Ames Department Store closed due to bankruptcy, residents were forced to travel 50 miles to Plattsburgh for many consumer goods. Soon thereafter, Saranac Lake was approached by Walmart, which offered to build a Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 16, 20153:15 am
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Journeys Into Letterman and a Smart Community Narrative

Letterman and a Smart Community Narrative

When David Letterman signs off later this month he will also be leaving a neighborhood that he helped sustain. Now the neighborhood is a very different one than the one that existed when Letterman moved into the Ed Sullivan Theater. The show brought a new buzz and vitality to the neighborhood, improving the business environment, Read Article

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Journeys Into “The Thirst for Authentic Brands”

“The Thirst for Authentic Brands”

“Companies are highlighting …heritage to attract buyers who value ritual and tradition…….Authenticity is a fuzzy concept, but Julie Napoli, a marketing professor at Curtin University, and colleagues recently reported in the Journal of Business Research that consumers see three dimensions to brand authenticity: heritage, sincerity and committment to quality”. ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin May 13, 20151:15 am
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Journeys Into “Remember When You Had to Wait for the TV to Warm Up Before You Could Watch It?”

“Remember When You Had to Wait for the TV to Warm Up Before You Could Watch It?”

Dana Jennings does (so do I). She also recalls snowscreens, static, Tv top antennas, broadcast sign-offs and other imperfections of early television in this essay.Says the author, “This eccentric pining for the primitive electric hiss and sputter of my 1960’s childhood is an honest reaction to our modern culture’s unhealthy addiction to (apparent) perfection. We Read Article

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