Celebrating the Third Place: Inspiring Stories About the


Celebrating the Third Place: Inspiring Stories About the Great Good Places at the Heart of Our Communities Nationwide, and entrepreneurs are committing themselves to creating and running third places, also known as great good places In his landmark work, The Great Good Place, Ray Oldenburg identified, portrayed, and promoted those third places Now, than ten years after the original publication of that book, the time has come to celebrate the many third places that dot the American landscape and foster civic life Withblack and white photographs, Celebrating the Third Place brings together fifteen firsthand accounts by proprietors of third places, as well as appreciations by fans who have made spending time at these hangouts a regular part of their lives Among the establishments profiled are a shopping center in Seattle, a three hundred year old tavern in Washington, DC a garden shop in Amherst, Massachusetts, a coffeehouse in Raleigh, North Carolina, a bookstore in Traverse City, Michigan, and a restaurant in San Francisco ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Book Lover By Jennifer Kaufman ❤ – 9facts.co.uk and entrepreneurs are committing themselves to creating and running third places ❮Epub❯ ➣ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➢ Author Delores Fossen – 9facts.co.uk also known as great good places In his landmark work [BOOKS] ⚣ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – 9facts.co.uk The Great Good Place ➿ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Gratuit ➶ Auteur Carole Mortimer – 9facts.co.uk Ray Oldenburg identified ❮Read❯ ➪ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – 9facts.co.uk portrayed [PDF] ✑ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – 9facts.co.uk and promoted those third places Now [Download] ➵ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – 9facts.co.uk than ten years after the original publication of that book [PDF] ✍ An Amish Family Christmas ✸ Marta Perry – 9facts.co.uk the time has come to celebrate the many third places that dot the American landscape and foster civic life Withblack and white photographs ❰Read❯ ➭ Interrupted Lullaby Author Dana R. Lynn – 9facts.co.uk Celebrating the Third Place brings together fifteen firsthand accounts by proprietors of third places [EPUB] ✷ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James – 9facts.co.uk as well as appreciations by fans who have made spending time at these hangouts a regular part of their lives Among the establishments profiled are a shopping center in Seattle [Read] ➬ Vows of Revenge ➵ Dani Collins – 9facts.co.uk a three hundred year old tavern in Washington ❰Read❯ ➵ Not a Fairy Tale Author Romy Sommer – 9facts.co.uk DC a garden shop in Amherst [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Midwife and the Single Dad By Gill Sanderson – 9facts.co.uk Massachusetts [Reading] ➷ Small-Town Billionaire ➭ Renee Andrews – 9facts.co.uk a coffeehouse in Raleigh ❰Read❯ ➲ A Convenient Marriage Author Maggie Cox – 9facts.co.uk North Carolina ➵ [Read] ➱ A French Pirouette By Jennifer Bohnet ➿ – 9facts.co.uk a bookstore in Traverse City [EPUB] ✻ The Doctors Courageous Bride Author Dianne Drake – 9facts.co.uk Michigan ➳ [Reading] ➶ The Demure Miss Manning By Amanda McCabe ➩ – 9facts.co.uk and a restaurant in San Francisco I had heard about this book on a conference call and immediately downloaded it to my Kindle Unfortunately, I didn t realize it was simply a collection of stories when I bought it as I ve now discovered I d have been better off searching for his original book, The Great Good Place I enjoyed the first handful of stories in this book but then found myself reading basically the same thing over and over I got to about 40% readingandquickly as I went to see when I d get to the next ne I had heard about this book on a conference call and immediately downloaded it to my Kindle Unfortunately, I didn t realize it was simply a collection of stories when I bought it as I ve now discovered I d have been better off searching for his original book, The Great Good Place I enjoyed the first handful of stories in this book but then found myself reading basically the same thing over and over I got to about 40% readingandquickly as I went to see when I d get to the next new concept , then went to the clickable table of contents and just started skimming through a handful of paragraphs in the rest of the book After a few stories, you get the basic principle, and the rest is simply repetition I don t want to take anything away from the people and businesses highlighted in the book good people, good work But for what I was looking for principles I could apply in my own setting this book became redundant quite quickly Where Do You Go for Community that s not Work or Home This is a wonderful book It clued me in to something I ve been yearning for without realizing what it was a community The examples provided range from coffeeshops to restaurants to a garden center to a gym to a barbershop to a prison yes, really These places seem to be disappearing quickly in our sterilized, cookie cutter society, so if you have one or manage to find one, hang onto it stories of varying quality about inspiring 3rd places great for gettingof a feel of what it takes to be a third place and how broad that category is , but not all of the stories are equally a pleasure to read some are superficial and self serving and don t get at the heart of what it is that makes a great third place.


About the Author: Ray Oldenburg

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