March 19 - 22 is the conference for the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) which will draw 5,000 participants to Pittsburgh.
New Haven Conn, wants to make its city a destination for cyclists. Surprisingly, instead of the Venango County plan (replace historic slate sidewalks with concrete and dump hundreds of thousands of dollars into the AVTA coffers to fund a bike trail that most people have to drive to in order to ride their bikes) their plan includes bike racks, bike lanes and better traffic enforcement. You can view the whole plan and ask yourselves why the local government feels the need to reinvent the wheel at every turn (and then throw up hands when it doesn't work) here.
Speaking of such.
PC Mag lists way to get (legal) free music.