Posts Tagged ‘love note’

Water Slide in Bristol, UK

May 6th, 2014 by PKageyama

A giant water slide in the heart of Bristol, England is the brain child of artist Luke Jerram, previously known for his street pianos project. Some may recall that Grand Rapids, Michigan did a similar project in 2010 spearheaded by Rob Bliss, who went on to produce the famous Grand Rapids Lip Dub in 2011.

DIY Traffic Calming

March 20th, 2014 by PKageyama

Here’s an example of taking matters into your own hands. DIY city making continues to expand as people become emboldened to make necessary changes in their own communities. Hopefully the official city makers take note that change can and will happen even without their support and permission. Cheers to those that break/bend the rules in

From Wichita With Love

July 2nd, 2012 by admin

Here is a project that was born in the workshop we did in Wichita in April. They just recently launched it and the website. Well done Wichita! http://fromwichitawithlove.com/

Grande Prairie, Alberta – $500 Project Launches

June 22nd, 2012 by admin

One of the $500 prize winners from my Grande Prairie, Alberta workshop made their project happen. Congratulations! http://www.williamvavrekphotography.com/blog/2012/06/03/the-grande-fondo-love-for-cities-worksho-grande-prairie-ab/

Love Muskegon

June 10th, 2012 by admin

We had a great time in Muskegon, Michigan in early June. Fantastic to return to a city we visited a year ago and see all the amazing things they have done, including this Love Muskegon campaign. More later!

High Line Park – Part Two

June 10th, 2011 by admin

One of my favorite “love notes” is High Line Park. I describe it in the book from when I visited there in late 2009. This week heralds the opening of the second phase of the park just in time for summer. The park has created an enormous buzz around it, acting like an amplifier for

Group Hug St. Louis

May 21st, 2011 by admin

The owners of STL Style, Jeff & Randy Vines, whom I profile in the book, have come up with an ingenious idea to spread the love in their hometown. The are sponsoring “Group Hug St. Louis” which invites people from all over the area to take a picture of themselves hugging something they love about

TEDx Tampa Bay Presentation

May 20th, 2011 by admin

It was my honor to be part of TEDx Tampa Bay for the second year in a row.  As part of the team that produces the event, I have been able to work with people who are passionate about the community and the spirit of ideas and engagement represented by TED.  This year I was

St. Louis Group Hug!

May 19th, 2011 by admin

My friends Jeff & Randy Vines, the owners of STL Style House in St. Louis whom I profile in the book, have come up with a brilliant idea to spread the love for their city.  They have created a project call the St. Louis Group Hug.  Over the next few weeks they are encouraging local

Akron – A Lovable City

May 16th, 2011 by admin

I was interviewed by my hometown newspaper, the Akron Beacon Journal, about the book and of course whether I thought Akron was a lovable city.  Of course I am biased but I do believe that Akron (and other mid-sized Rust Belt cities like it) have a particular charm that makes them endearing.  At their heart,