Tag Archives: beer

Babies and Beer Gardens: a New Urban Dynamic

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Beer gardens and beer halls are popping up in cities all across America and they are discovering a new category of customer – moms with kids. In traditional German beer gardens, whole families would gather to quaff the ales, munch bratwursts, and socialize with their families, neighbors, and friends. At one time, there were over […]

Microbrewers Rejoice! the Growler Bicycle is Here!

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The proliferation of cyclists and bicycle commuters in recent years is great for the nation’s overall health, air quality, and natural resources. It’s also fantastic because, in most areas, you can ride with beer – and this growler concept bike makes it possible for microbrewers and beer enthusiasts to ride with up to 64 oz. of beer!

Asheville City Council Tackles Food Insecurity and Approves Food Action Plan

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North Carolina’s city of Asheville is the most recent town in our nation to create a Food Action Plan. These sensible strategies address difficult issues, such as food deserts, community health, food insecurity, nutrition knowledge deficits, barriers to local food production and distribution, as well as food sovereignty. The plan was approved 6-0 on January 21, 2013 by the city council; this legislation will play an active role in improving healthy food access, and will also help to build a more sustainable local food infrastructure.

#3 Portland, Oregon (USA): Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

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With bike weddings, bike parades, hundreds of naked bicyclists, bike fashion shows, popular & interesting cargo bikes, and travelling bike pubs, Portland is #3 on this great bicycle city photo tours list. Portland has great bicycle facilities (colored bike lanes, bike boxes at intersections, great bike signs, off-road bicycle paths, etc.), a large number of […]

World Water Week Wrap-up

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World Water Week (August 16-22) brought some interesting information and important research findings to the world. We got a peek at the true water usage of developed countries, we identified some critical concerns for Indians and all of us who rely in Indian products, we learned more about water usage for beer, we saw the […]