Hand blown glass floats can still be found and made on Oregon's Central Coast. Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez tests his skill at creating his own.
Lincoln City, Ore., known as the "Kite Capital of the World," hosts three kite festivals every year.
Eagle, Colo. | Next in our Patchwork Nation series, we set off for a "Boom Town." Eagle County had doubled in population since the early years of the decade, and was set to double again quickly. Fueled by income…
As the recession has dragged on in Eagle, Colo., a church dinner has provided relief to dozens of local residents hard hit by the economy's slide.
The New America School in Eagle County, Colo., opened three years ago to educate the area's Latino high school students.
This Iowa town of just under 7,000 people has weathered the recession well, so far. Food prices spiked higher in the last few years, providing a steady income stream to the farmers of Iowa's northwest corner. Government support for…
On Fridays in Sioux Center, Iowa, the high school football game is the place to be, and the competition is about more than just moving the ball down the field.
Farmers in Sioux Center managed to avert much of the financial crisis by keeping a close eye on their balance sheets.
The home of the renowned University of Michigan is just a short drive from Detroit. In those 40 minutes, the traveler crossed from a city in freefall with unemployment approaching 30 percent, to a thriving small city, with new…
By Hari Sreenivasan
Our Patchwork Nation series continues Tuesday night with a look at Ann Arbor, Mich. After a Web-only video postcard the city, Patchwork Nation director Dante Chinni tells me more about the city's story.
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