Tagged: economic development

real impact

Discussing the importance of making ppl think econ dev = real impacts, not just wants. Eg High quality, safe,placemaking QoL = lower crime,new biz, high graduation+recreation, less child poverty. #smartgrowth

What Yelp Can Tell Us About Gentrification and Race


“What Yelp Can Tell Us About Gentrification and Race” by Richard Florida
From The Atlantic’s CityLab
A new study found that Yelp restaurant reviews in Brooklyn were less favorable in a traditionally black neighborhood than in an ethnic white neighborhood.

“The divide between who was in the café and the dominant population of the neighborhood speaks volumes.”