A Little Love for Camden (its social life, and its workers)

It’s Friday at the Local Knowledge Blog, and while normally that would mean another multi-thousand word exposé on parking on Cooper Street (I kid — love you Kunkle and Jared!) [and don’t worry, we have more Cooper Street parking coverage next week] I thought today I’d talk a bit about some of the social things … Read more of A Little Love for Camden (its social life, and its workers)

Does Removing Parking on Cooper Street Actually Make Sense? by John Kunkle

Last week Jared Hunter wrote about the changes to parking on Cooper Street, stating (in an email exchange he shared with the blog) that the decision to remove parking sounded like it was“for people outside of the city to benefit from development, and not those who live in Camden”. That sparked some conversation, and I … Read more of Does Removing Parking on Cooper Street Actually Make Sense? by John Kunkle

Black Swans do Exist by Jared Hunter

There’s a lot of meat to dissect here and I’m sure that most of you already know what I’m talking about, but I’ll give a basic context and move into the more pointed observations I came away with. On Wednesday afternoon, ROI (a New Jersey-based online business press outlet) published an article after having interviewed … Read more of Black Swans do Exist by Jared Hunter

#IamSoCamden by Felix Moulier

Felix Moulier wrote this in response to yesterday’s post: Why do you live in Camden? Thanks! Camden is me and I am Camden. There is no other place I’d rather live or raise my daughter due to my many great experiences as a child. Born and raised primarily in East Camden was a humble upbringing where … Read more of #IamSoCamden by Felix Moulier

Why do you live in Camden?

I was with a few colleagues celebrating the start to the new school year when one of them asked me:  Do you live in Camden because you want to, or because you believe it’s the right thing to do? I get it. I write a lot here about issues like segregation, white saviorism, gentrification, race … Read more of Why do you live in Camden?