Developing an Urban Edge Economy

The challenge of cultivating new opportunities

Dawn Nelson
3 min readSep 10, 2023

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The Sunday Dispatch ~ September 10, 2023

An empty beer garden wrapped in invisible red tape. Photo by author.

Long ago, my friend Anni noticed that everything is a process in this town. Need change for the parking meter? Try to get change for a dollar and good luck to you — it becomes an arduous journey of looking for a bank because the local shop…

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Dawn Nelson

Artist, writer, strategist ~ writing creative nonfiction, memoir, essay. WIP: 0100 Series & The Sunday Dispatch.