Weekly Link Round Up

The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by Michael Lebron.

The constancy of change in neighborhood populations[CC]
Here’s How Cities Can Get the Most out of Their Parks [CL]
Tax-break deal a dilemma for Newburgh school board [THR]
Newburgh to sue over Washington Lake contamination [MHN]
NYC renters who pay on time should get a credit score boost [Curbed]
Minnesota Town Halts All Multi-Family Construction for One Year [ST]

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  • ‘Seems to be a lot of money to be made after the fact from poisoning people, be it opiates or tainted water. Meanwhile the ‘partnerships’ are clutching RAND documents wanting to further manage our “quality of life” in our parks… “unrealized potential” and all that.
    -This isn’t the 80’s. Central planning has “smoothed” gentrification, convoluting property/lifestyle values. Rock meet hard place…can subsidies keep up with municipal carrying costs?
    -What’s a mall? ‘Got to build the glass culinary arts bldg.. Coming soon…”edutourism”, dinner reservations @ the high school.
    -How about “authorizing” someone to procure the $.5 mil or so to pay for the annual cost of new h2o filters?
    -RADPAD… “affordable” rent by the too big to fails.
    -Paradoxically, the same municipalities cry for more “affordable” housing to pay for their infrastructure upgrades.
    On that constancy of change… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lrSdW8p4u4&index=4&list=RDUcDY0_1FJg0