Basketball Entertains Urban Residents

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In some urban areas it is quite difficult for children to find activities that will keep them out of trouble. There are many organizations though that focus on keeping kids in urban areas busy by allowing them to play on basketball courts at their youth centers. While this type of basketball will entertain certain urban […]


Urban Mountain Biking Slick City Riding For City Slickers

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While mountain biking is typically associated with the cyclists pitting their reflexes, strength, and athletic abilities against some of the world’s most treacherous back country wildernesses, deserts, and canyons, there is a new breed of mountain biker–the city dweller. Urban mountain biking may be the next big thing in sports. Where To Go Urban Mountain […]


Water Ionizers Counters The Effects Of Urbanization

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This article is designed to show why the water we’re drinking is bad for us, since it is highly unlikely that the urban water filters that are in place can filter out all of the little contaminants that are present in the water. Those contaminants are listed as part of the effects of urbanization on […]


Are People Going Nuts In Rural Areas

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Awareness of mental health illnesses can occasionally become the critical factor in whether or not someone gets the proper treatment in time. Most psychological conditions take time to form and often need time to become fully embedded into the psyche, barring trauma or other similar experiences. As a result, provided that people are aware of […]


Boston Schools Reformers Or Cradle Robbers

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One of the most urban and populated cities in America, Boston is subject to the dangers that come with this description. Boston Schools have worked desperately to protect impressionable students from negative situations. Not only do Boston Schools focus on after school activities to occupy the time of students, they have reformed the in-school experience […]


Hoodies Are In Style For Both Men And Women

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Hooded sweatshirts, often referred to as “hoodies” now hold a permanent place in fashion. The hoodie was a piece of clothing that started out primarily as workout wear. Now you can find hoodies made by famous clothing designers and ranging in price as high as the hundreds of dollars for some designs. Why has the […]


Fitted Hats More Than A Fashion Statement

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The urban clothing scene isn’t complete without a collection of fitted hats. Fitted hats also known as a “fitted” are baseball caps that have no size adjustment. They fit snuggly on your head and have a much better appearance as there are no straps in the back. These hats are very popular among the young […]


Don T Look Past Graffiti Art

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Ever since I was little I have loved going to different cities and countries to learn from people and places that were different than what I was familiar with. My love for travel and for learning about different cultures only grew as I got older and eventually I went to university to study Urban and […]


Buy Local Food Save The Environment

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Do you know how far the apple in your kitchen traveled before you picked it up at the grocery store? According to the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, apples in American grocery stores typically travel 1,726 miles before reaching your kitchen! Just think about the fuel needed to transport produce like this across the country […]


From Wetlands To Canals And Dams Travel To Amsterdam

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There are not many cities that have experienced such social and political extremes in recent history as Amsterdam. In the 20th century alone, Amsterdam faced the atrocities of war for the first time in 400 years, became the radical center of 1960s social movements and witnessed a complete about-face in its core economy. Amsterdam’s progressive, […]


Urban Electric Vehicles

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As gas prices reach record levels and fossil fuels diminish over time, consumer demand for alternative energy technology will do nothing but increase. In fact, urban electric vehicles, while rather novel in the United States, are more common in Europe, where population densities in metropolitan areas necessitated a search for alternatives to driving full size […]


From Wetlands To Canals And Dams Amsterdam Is Alive

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There are not many cities that have experienced such social and political extremes in recent history as Amsterdam. In the 20th century alone, Amsterdam faced the atrocities of war for the first time in 400 years, became the radical center of 1960s social movements and witnessed a complete about-face in its core economy. Amsterdam’s progressive, […]