Katie on Public Art

Happy Holidays! When I started this blog, I stated my goal of posting weekly. Apparently that hasn't been happening, and it seems that a post around every 2-3 weeks is more realistic. It's not due to laziness, but moreso the time it takes to answer the question 'what do I write about this time?' I'm … Continue reading Katie on Public Art

Katie on the Role of History in Cities

When I was around 12 years old, I found pictures of what certain stretches of Bridge Street East looked like in 1953 on Google Earth (the image above is not one of them). Since then, I've loved wrapping myself in research of Belleville's history. It's gotten to a point where, as I walk around the … Continue reading Katie on the Role of History in Cities

Katie on Transit: Belleville on one hand, Waterloo on the other…

Over the summer, I was working in the Belleville Downtown Improvement Area office, located on Belleville's Front Street. I don't drive, so it was either a 45 minute walk, a 15 minute bike ride with a seemingly constant flat front tire, or I would take the bus. I rarely rode my bike, I walked maybe … Continue reading Katie on Transit: Belleville on one hand, Waterloo on the other…