Archive | April, 2013

Ten Tips for Walkers

15 April 2013

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Ten Tips for Walkers

Ten tips for those about to walk 1: Fancy footwear Wear sensible shoes – something comfortable and supportive. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice fashion. After all, Nancy Sinatra recommends boots made for walking. 2: Dress your best Dress your best for the weather that is. All walks go rain or shine. It’s […]

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About Jane Jacobs

15 April 2013

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About Jane Jacobs

“Jacobs was a woman of infinite humility, compassion, warmth and generosity of spirit. She reveled in challenging conversation with thoughtful people, listened carefully to citizen testimony at public hearings, never resisted the opportunity to stand up to power and wished only for people to continue the dialogue she started, not duplicate her words… Jacobs’s thought […]

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Walks Around the World

14 April 2013

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Walks Around the World

In honor of all that is good about our neighborhoods, public spaces  and the Jane Jacobs philosophy, Jane’s Walks and Jane Jacobs walks are being planned all over the world on May 4th which is her birthday. For information about the Jane Jacobs Walk Organization, please click here: http://www.janejacobswalk.org/ For information about Jane’s Walk Organization […]

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Our Team

14 April 2013

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Our Team

OUR TEAM Mike Lynch,  ECC Gems in the Garden Walk Guide Mike Lynch received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Illinois in 2008.  After graduating, Mike joined AmeriCorps for a year of national service as a Crew Leader for the Montana Conservation Corps.  There, he and his crew engaged in community […]

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University to Downtown Bikeway

14 April 2013

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University to Downtown Bikeway

The Salt Lake Transportation Division has completed a preliminary corridor evaluation for a University to Downtown Bikeway. The City says that the University to Downtown corridor is a key corridor for bicyclists, and the City wishes to provide a “better than a bike lane” connection using a progressive bikeway design similar to others being implemented […]

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Fetch Food

13 April 2013

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Fetch Food

Fetch Food is a green and sustainable food delivery business. For the most part (see photo below), Fetch Food uses bicycles and public transport to deliver food to your home or work. You simply go to their website (fetchfood.net), make your order and payment online, and in a jiffy – you will have yummy food […]

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Downtown Farmers Market Opening Day

6 April 2013

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Downtown Farmers Market Opening Day

Summer is here!  Well, at least it feels like it… I always look forward to opening day of the downtown farmers market, happening this Saturday, June 8th!  The farmers market is in perfect proximity to the East Central Community.  My husband and I usually bike there Saturday mornings, but this year, since we have a […]

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Douglas Neighborhood News

6 April 2013

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Douglas Neighborhood News

Click here for the Douglas Neighborhood Spring Newsletter: DNA Newsletter Spring 2 2013 (1)

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

4 April 2013

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

The Historic Holy Cross Chapel is a beautiful, historic building that provides an interfaith sanctuary of solitude and comfort for patients, families, staff, visitors, and friends. Construction began in 1901 and dedicated in April 14, 1904   The chapel was created as part of the Holy Cross Hospital, first established in 1875 by the Sisters […]

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Lost but Not Forgotten

3 April 2013

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Lost but Not Forgotten

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