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Sanborn Maps: Your neighborhood’s history in pastel

With these maps you can see for yourself what your neighborhood looked like for the generations who have preceded you.

Every neighborhood seems to have one: that older man or woman who grew up in the neighborhood, who knows everybody’s name, and who is really the …

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Learn to share

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A post at Shelterrific pointed out a great way to share some skills with your neighbors: Skillshare. It’s an online catalog of workshops and classes taught by local folks on a wide variety of topics — crafts, cooking, business skills, Web tech, etc. You can …

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The Clothesline Lady

“Hi. I am one person who often does the clothesline thing in the hood. I would be happy to show you my collection of clothes lines.”

had seen her mentioned on the listserv — “the clothesline lady,” a neighbor who knew all about line drying and …

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