Nextdoor

Favorite apps Nextdoor Official spin: Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It’s the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it’s free. Thousands of neighborhoods are already using Nextdoor to build happier, safer …

Local Travel

Photo: Earl’s Family Restaurant, Gallup, New Mexico Editor’s note: Updating this feature in July 2018 Questions How do you define local travel? What would locals like visitors to know? Essay Everywhere is local somewhere. Imagine how travel could be interpreted if we valued not only the experience of the visitor but the local as well. …

Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World

Looking forward to reading Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World. @yalebooks @farman ht @RadioNational @LNLonRN Amazon.com Delayed Response Recommended Listening Pneumatic tubes: the instant messaging technology that transformed the world (Late Night Live, Radio National, Australia) “In the late 19th century , complex networks of pneumatic tubes were …

Netflix Faves: Phil Rosenthal’s Culinary Tour of Mexico City

What are you watching on Netflix this month? Recommended tour of Mexico City via foodie Phil Rosenthal (@PhilRosenthal) from the Somebody Feel Phil series. Hashtag: #SomebodyFeedPhil https://www.netflix.com/title/80146601 What makes the series delightful are the variety of establishments visited, the conversations Phil has with chefs and culinary experts and the simple happiness that exudes from Phil …

Celebrating Matariki (2018)

Poster: Matariki New Zealand – Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star …

Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets

Poster Good morning. Natandio. Dios mep. Zei te ie. Zac xtil. Padush. Practicing for our next trip to markets in Oaxaca, Mexico Essay Oaxaca City has some of the most popular markets in Mexico. Oaxaca City has some of the most amazing markets (more below) and there are market days in nearby towns. When you …

Biking in Las Vegas 2018

Hashtags: #BikeWeekLV May is Bike Month. May 14-18 is League of American Bicyclists National Bike to Work Week. In Las Vegas, the week is … Bike Week Las Vegas. Hashtag: #BikeWeekLV We will be featuring biking stories, tweets and videos throughout 2018 on this page. Suggestions are welcome. Key Links https://www.bikeleague.org/content/bike-month-dates-events-0 https://www.facebook.com/leagueamericanbicyclists https://twitter.com/BikeLeague https://twitter.com/BikeLeague Questions …

Fathers’ Day

Celebrations Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March, April and June. Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 (St. Joseph’s Day) since the …

Open Access

Buzzwords Open Access = Availability to all Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. – SPARC Key Links https://sparcopen.org https://twitter.com/SPARC_NA Tweets by SPARC_NA Wiki Open Access Planeta.com Open Open Educational Resources Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge International …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Xochimilco What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Mexico City – Xochimilco is a case study in sustainable tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. On my list of top places in the …