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Welcome to — November 12, 2011

Welcome to! Compact and affordable inner-city digs for today’s millennials, clearing away antiquated zoning and parking rules to do the job? Why not? That’s my column this week, borrowing the wisdom of urban friends Mark Hinshaw and David Smith. … Meanwhile Bill Stafford offers a Halloween season Rx of spooky consequences when regions fail to recognize they’re in a competitive global game and assemble their business/governmental resources to respond (commenting on our recent Citistates conference on regional issues at the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation’s Pocantico retreat center.)