Hey…1954 Called and it Wants its Economic Development Back

Dan Gilmartin, of EconomicsofPlace.com, usually pops up on my feeds as a good source talking about the emerging and vibrant new economies developing in Michigan cities and towns.  But when this "rant" hit today (thank God someone other than me rants), I knew many of you would also find it interesting.  I don't have any …

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From the Good Ideas file: 100 ways to make your town fun.

What's that got to do with your local economy?  Easy: people spend money in places they find fun.  And they spend more time in places where they have fun.  And, from the book, That Which Makes You Unique Makes You Valuable. Nuff said. This was the second of a great series of ideas.  Of course, …

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