Sneckdown City

The first time I heard the term ‘Snowy Neckdown’ was some four years ago from my girlfriend at the time who’d just graduated with a masters in urban planning from Portland State University. Years later, the term has come to be abbreviated as ‘Sneckdown’ – and with a recent boost from Streetfilms, social media savants,… Continue reading Sneckdown City

An Evening of Better Blocks and Futurescapes at RECESS

Last Friday at RECESS in Southeast Portland saw some 100 purveyors of urbanity gather for a collaborative event showcasing intersections of art and science as the technological fabric of cities. Organized by the Futurescapes City Tours and RECESS curator Tori Abernathy, attendees were treated to a number of different installations, presentations, and speakers. The focus of… Continue reading An Evening of Better Blocks and Futurescapes at RECESS