City Views

CityViews 12/19/12: Good Urbanism/Vacations and the Entrepreneur

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Making a place a more vibrant and more appealing place to live is a top concern for cities and towns of all sizes. Urban planning professor Nan Ellin says every community can build on its strengths instead of focusing on shortcomings and in a new book, she details how. On Wednesday, Ellin joins us to talk about the case studies and tips presented in her new book, “Good Urbanism: Six Steps to Creating Prosperous Places.”

Guest:

  • Nan Ellin, Professor/Chair of City and Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah

 

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Any small business owner or entrepreneur can tell you that it’s tough to leave labors behind, stow the cell phone and relax. But getting away for a holiday or vacation is possible and good for business and personal health. On Wednesday, we learn how some executives are learning to unplug from the workplace.

Guest:

  • Julian Castelli, VacationRoost.com

Julian Castelli’s article, “Holiday Vacations Without Guilt,” appears in the December issue of Fast Company.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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