Friday, November 4, 2016
Journeys Into Recommended Reading: “3 essential elements of the place brand formula” (From Destination Think !)

Recommended Reading: “3 essential elements of the place brand formula” (From Destination Think !)

How does the rest of the world see your destination? Shift perceptions in your favour by defining and communicating your authentic place brand that flows outward from your destination’s DNA. (Recommended redaing on creating a Smart Community Narrative – from Destination Think!) ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin November 4, 20161:23 pm
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: How  an “Ohio widower painted the town to make it a brighter place”

Beyond the Campaign Trail: How an “Ohio widower painted the town to make it a brighter place”

Jim Cotter wanted to do something for his home town. Jim and his sister started by washing windows of vacant buildings on a street in Glouster, Ohio. What happened next inspired a renaissance of heart, mind, and soul.   Also see this “On the Road” report from Steve Hartman of CBS News.( ) ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin January 21, 201612:16 am
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Journeys Into A Story of Guts and Resilience: How the “Tomato Capital of Canada” refused to give up

A Story of Guts and Resilience: How the “Tomato Capital of Canada” refused to give up

It’s an inspirational story, one of ingenuity  and a smart community narrative in one. It’s a small town Canadian story at its best. And, it’s a life lesson to us all. It’s the story of how Leamington, Ontario refused to be defeated. Leamington, due to its location in the southernmost part of Canada, called itself Read Article

Posted by: Admin December 30, 20158:32 pm
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Journeys Into Winona, MN: An Example of What Arts Can Do for A Community

Winona, MN: An Example of What Arts Can Do for A Community

  This interesting feature from Minnpost (Courtesy of Rural Dispatches, a yearlong series about the challenges and opportunities in Minnesota’s small towns, made possible by a grant from the Blandin Foundation) caught our attention. It describes an ‘arts ecocystem in the small town of Winona, Minnesota that includes a marine art msueum, and Shakespeare Festival. Read Article

Posted by: Admin December 9, 201511:51 pm
Friday, December 4, 2015
Journeys Into Demolition of Famous L.A. Bridge and What It Means

Demolition of Famous L.A. Bridge and What It Means

The impending demolition of a 83-year-old bridge made famous to the world in movies and television (mainly commercials) has prompted a nostalgic look back and has also become a symbol of the drastic transformations taking place on either side of the Los Angeles River — and, increasingly, all over the city. The New York Times Read Article

Posted by: Admin December 4, 20152:54 pm
Friday, October 2, 2015
Journeys Into Lucy Maud Montgomery schoolhouse struggles to stay open

Lucy Maud Montgomery schoolhouse struggles to stay open

A community group in Lower Bedeque, P.E.I., is looking for ways to attract more visitors to the schoolhouse where Anne of Green Gables author Lucy Maud Montgomery once taught. Montgomery taught at the school for only six months in 1897 before returning to Cavendish to care for her elderly grandmother following the death of her grandfather. She Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 2, 20157:15 pm
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Journeys Into Saving An Amusement Park by Moving It Into An Overlooked City Area

Saving An Amusement Park by Moving It Into An Overlooked City Area

It’s a different type of move – counter to decades of changes. But an amusement is being taken apart and being moved into a nearby city. Two local businessmen in Albany, New York, Jeffrey and Reid Sperber, who are brothers, have taken the unusual step of buying a long-standing area amusement park and moving it Read Article

Posted by: Admin June 27, 20152:10 am
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Journeys Into Savannah’s Starland District Becomes an Attraction of Its Own

Savannah’s Starland District Becomes an Attraction of Its Own

Savannah, Georgia is on of th prettiest places you’ll ever find. The oldest city in Georgia, it was established in 1733. It boasts a charming downtown area that includes the Savannah Historic District, the Savannah Victorian Historic District, and 22 park like squares, making it one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the Read Article

Posted by: Admin June 17, 20159:34 pm