The way we communicate with each other continually evolves. Take this newsletter, for example. When Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. was founded in 1984, a periodic paper newsletter, delivered by mail to each member, was the predominant form of communication among businesses, non-profit organizations, and other groups. Now, 30 years later, the effectiveness of this form of […]


A few weekends ago during one of the last warm autumn days before winter weather set in, I tagged along with a friend when he brought his dog to the Brittingham Dog Park, near Broom Street and John Nolen Drive. Like many downtown residents, I have driven by the very nondescript dog park countless times […]