Category Archives: gelatoing

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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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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Londontown

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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Italian Scoops: Conehead

The rumors are true: I managed to eat my way through several vats of gelato while I was in Italy. While every cone is a good cone—and I do tend to eat mostly cones in Italy, while I stick to … Continue reading

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Back in the motherland

Posts may be sporadic, or nonexistent, as I gelato my way through Italy. You can always keep up with me at Twitter where I’m @gelatobaby or Instagram, where I’m @awalkerinLA. Arrivederci!

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GOOD Ideas for Cities: Gelato Edition

For the last eight months I’ve been skittering across the country with the GOOD Ideas for Cities initiative, taking the program to six mid-sized cities, working with amazing local groups for every event, and writing about each and every brilliant solution … Continue reading

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