Heading out to Tryon, N.C., to attend the Charlotte City Council's annual retreat. Will be blogging and Tweeting (@marynewsom and, sometimes @nakedcityblog) if wireless connections are good. Stay tuned, starting Thursday ayem.
Mary Newsom is an Observer associate editor and op-ed columnist who's been covering growth, neighborhoods, urban design, sustainable development and related topics since 1995. In "The Naked City" you'll read her take on those topics and others.