What I’m Reading / Watching

June 7, 2019
Joel Kotkin, executive director of the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, has reviewed Amanda Kolson Hurley’s new book, “Radical Suburbs: Experimental Living on the Fringes of the American City,” in City Journal. Hurley’s book focuses more on the past than the present, but it’s a reminder that not all suburbs look or act alike.

May 7, 2019
When high tech manufacturer Princetel announced it was redeveloping an abandoned steel plant in embattled Trenton, NJ, it seemed like a positive turn for the city. Then petty politics got involved, as Dan Aubrey reported in U.S. 1 newspaper.

April 30, 2019
What the New York Times is reporting on in Raleigh, NC, is familiar to folks in Princeton, NJ (and a lot of other places).