Monday, September 20, 2010

Main Street Arkansas Update - September 20, 2010

 

Main Street Arkansas Calendar September 20 – 24, 2010

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MONDAY                             Mark – Dumas (business consult); Susan – out
TUESDAY                           Nita Fran orientation; Cary – Russellville

WEDNESDAY                     

THURSDAY                        Susan - Helena  

FRIDAY                               Susan - Helena

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Searcy Press

Paragould Receives Grant

Curve for Sprawl Slopes Downward

The Arcade Fire Tackles Sprawl

Google CEO on What Makes A Smart City

 

Main Street Searcy Press

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2010/sep/19/downtown-searcy-gets-down/

 

Profile: Amy Burton of Main Street Searcy

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2010/sep/19/front-and-center-amy-burton/

 

Main Street Paragould Receives $5,000 Grant

http://paragoulddailypress.com/articles/2010/09/17/local_news/doc4c92d9a8f3f97674587790.txt

 

Curve for Sprawl Slopes Downward

http://www.thefreemanonline.org/headline/the-demand-curve-for-sprawl-slopes-downward/#

 

The Arcade Fire's New Album Tackles Sprawl

http://spur.org/blog/arcade_fires_new_album_tackles_suburban_sprawl_providing_compelling_city_planning_commentary

and continuing the Rock & Roll theme of this issue,

The Wilderness Downtown, Arcade Fire's new single – only viewable in Chrome uses GPS technology to stretch this even further.  Pretty cool when you put in places you know. 

http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/

 

Google CEO on What Makes a Smart City

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/08/16/googlopolis

 

 

 

 

Cary Tyson

Director

Main Street Arkansas

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

1500 Tower Building

323 Center Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

 

501.324.9186 voice

501.324.9184 fax

 

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MAYOR - Helena West Helena
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