I almost feel bad making fun of these guys. Obviously they’re doing their darnedest. On the other hand, El Paso’s
Been downtown lately? There are lots of things happening downtown. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of people. Maybe the people
This morning I posted a piece about Sense of Place. Now I’m going to tell you about something similar: Ambience.
You know who could make a lot of money in El Paso? A lawyer who specialized in suing the police.
Here’s a nugget from Urbanland, the magazine of the Urban Land Institute, written by Edward T. McMahon: In 2010, the
Demolition in our urban core not only destroys historic buildings, it destroys any chance of revitalizing downtown. What’s going to
My City Rep posted this link on her Facepage. When it comes to walkable cities, Texas tends to get a
A friend of mine who worked on the city’s brand a while back saw my recent post and messaged me
Branding isn’t advertising. It’s not marketing. A brand is more like the gestalt of a good or service. A brand
The buildings all sell for millions of dollars, but you can rent them for hundreds. Everybody’s holding out for the
You have, no doubt, heard the oft repeated factoid that El Paso is the 19th biggest city in the U.S.
When I was in grade school, shortly after the discovery of fire but before the invention of the wheel, we
This week’s Question and Answer session in the El Paso Inc. is an interview with Patrick Schaefer, Executive Director of
Here’s how you hyper-vitalize downtown El Paso, and develop its reputation as the coolest city in the Southwest: Buy the
Isn’t anyone from Mountain Star Sports Group interested in a little crisis management? Don’t they realize that they’re hemorrhaging? Today
Two recent columns by El Paso Times’ Joe Muench question the straw men opposing progress in El Paso. Here’s one,
I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. And maybe it wasn’t that much of a secret. But really, they should have
As an El Pasoan, I appreciate the civic improvements that City Hall is foisting on us. (Can I even call