I recently attended a cultural event celebrating chocolate at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, DC. The Power of Chocolate was a two-day festival (March 28-29) relating to the history of chocolate. Much of the event focused on how the Maya, Aztec, and other indigenous people used chocolate.
Do you want a world with greater civic participation? Well, soon there will be an app for that too. It’s inevitable that as people lead their busy lifestyles, they tote their smartphones with them everywhere they go in their city or town. As they go from place to place throughout the day, they might not be aware that they are near a location that is the subject of, for example, a development project or an urban plan for which citizen input is sought.
Billions of people around the world have been mesmerized by the cinematic magic cast from a part of Los Angeles, California known as “Hollywood,” the endearing label of the American motion picture industry. Howard Johnson (“H.J.”) Johnson, a successful land developer, coined the name in 1896, during his honeymoon with his wife.