How would our neighborhoods change if a majority of the streetscape were not used primarily as storage for cars?
"We are a reflection of our cites and our cities reflect us." — Aminah Ricks
Italian piazzas teach us about people gathering and communal life outdoors.
There are the moments in hectic city living, when by some fortunate chance, we do stop...or at least slow down, and discover beauty is right in front of us. It makes you smile; it makes you feel lucky.
Let's imagine new ways of working, which can be more productive to our communities and to ourselves.
Sonoma is the first area in the United States to be designated "Cittaslow," which translates from Italian to mean Slow City. Our curiosity peaked, we decided it was time to visit and experience slow city life. With no plans, schedules nor time limit, we set off to see it for ourselves.
City dwellers seek to find a balance between the calm and the crazy, to gain back a bit of serenity and to keep us even keeled within the urban landscape. Here is a curated list of our team's favorite Urban Escapes.