The Caffeine Connection

What do “Friends”​, Starbucks, the rise of the portable office and bootstrapping out of underemployment have in common?

What Made Coffeehouse Culture Go Boom?

A not-exactly-empirical analysis of how the cafe became a trademark of almost every city neighborhood.

http://www.citylab.com/navigator/2017/01/the-cafe-tipping-point/513656/

 

Innovation hubs that drive the entire economy

Innovation hubs that drive the entire economy….thank you Michael Goodmon for posting this.

Can cities create innovation hubs that work for the entire economy?

As startup districts proliferate, city planners aim to build tech hubs with a community focus

http://www.curbed.com/2017/1/10/14214842/startup-economic-development-innovation-cities-incubator