Kentucky Fried Chicken is taking steps to ensure the security of its secret recipe. That's good news--we wouldn't want anyone else making that junk and inflicting it on an unsuspecting public. Popeye's, anyone?
Cities are trying and failing to generate "small town charm." If you want a hint why, visit the article and take a look at the picture. Sorry, putting up a building that resembles any other office building in a parklike setting will not help your city get small town charm. For the genre-challenged, that's called "yet another nondescript office building like you see in 10000 other suburban settings." If you want "small town charm," try "adequate on street parking, lighting, and sidewalks." It's a lot cheaper, and a lot more effective.
St. Paul merchants discover that the promised $148 million windfall for the city from the GOP convention didn't exactly pan out as expected. As if most of us (especially the anti-GOP demonstrators) have a budget exceeding $750 per day for a four day convention. Duh. Hopefully voters remember this boondoggle at election time, as the "thinking" of civic boosters isn't exactly up to snuff.
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