Category Archives: gelatoing

Show us how you Make it in LA

Next month I’m honored to help launch Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new Make it in LA initiative focused on supporting LA’s manufacturers. I’ll be moderating a panel with some incredible local makers on Tuesday, June 21 as part of the LA Design … Continue reading

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Next steps

It’s been quiet here. A little TOO quiet. And that means I’ve got some explaining to do. As you know my life has changed quite a bit since I started a gelato-themed repository for my thoughts. I got married, and … Continue reading

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The city will never love you back

  I spent last week in New York for TED City 2.0. While at the conference, I was moved to tears by an amazing poem by Felice Belle, which somehow seemed to sum up everything I’ve ever felt about New York, … Continue reading

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Fit to print

We get the New York Times delivered to our doorstep every Sunday, but it was not so easy to track down a copy in Crested Butte, Colorado earlier this week. Around 9:00 a.m. I went to the place where they … Continue reading

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How to write blog posts that aren’t just a bunch of hot air

Hi NHMLA! Thanks for having me here today! I decided to turn my tips into a blog post with everything in one place so you could reference my advice later on and read for yourself. Enjoy! And let me know … Continue reading

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Please send care packages

It’s true! I’m up in Big Bear this weekend speaking at CAMP, a brand-new summer camp-meets-business conference. My friend Casey Caplowe and I will be telling tales around the campfire (some scary, some not) about our long and winding career paths on … Continue reading

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Walking New York

Can’t bring myself to write much after looking at the front page of the New York Times. These photos of a great week spent with my friends and family in New York remind me how lucky I am to be … Continue reading

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Where to shop for him in downtown LA

Not that I condone anything to associated with the sick institution of Black Friday (except maybe the urban camping part), HOWEVER, I do realize that at some point during the next 30 days or so you’ll want to buy some stuff, … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago I hopped the pond for a week spent in a city that loves its pedestrians so much, it paints these little love letters to their safety all over town. And it loves its rain so much, … Continue reading

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Italian Scoops: The Biennale

It wasn’t all gelato and Aperol during our trip to Italy. As I mentioned before, GOOD Ideas for Cities was one of 124 projects selected for representation at the U.S. Pavilion of the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale, and one … Continue reading

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