Category Archives: Prosperity Agenda

Public Spaces, Community Places is a Big Success

Check out some great crowdfunding opportunities at Public Spaces, Community Places. The program is a partnership of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Patronicity and the Michigan Municipal League. The whole thing is simple- envision a placemaking project in your community, … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: A Conversation with Governor Snyder on Proposal 1

We had a very special guest for our March radio show to discuss why voters should Vote Yes on Proposal 1 on May 5. Governor Rick Snyder joined us in studio for two segments on the Prosperity Agenda on News/Talk … Continue reading

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City Life Means Different Things to Different People

A simple definition of the word city is “a permanent human settlement.” That seems a bit simple to me. I can only assume it doesn’t refer to the recliner in my Uncle’s living room. The word “city” itself is a … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: What Made You Fall in Love with Your Michigan Community?

When you think about your community what is it you love most about it? Is it the people? Is it the things to do and places to experience? The next Michigan Prosperity Agenda on News/Talk 760 WJR explores what makes … Continue reading

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Ramblings on a Cold Day

A few random thoughts on city matters. The human experience is, and always will be, the greatest measure of a place. The sites, the smells, the energy, the opportunity. I am reminded of this daily. A city’s growth patterns seem … Continue reading

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