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September 17, 2009

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Today on Smart City we'll talk to the executive producers of the Sundance channel series Brick City.  Brick City is a five part documentary series that fans out around the city of Newark, New Jersey to capture the daily drama of a community striving to become a better, safer, and stronger place to live.  The show follows the lives of the citizens of Newark including it's Mayor Cory Booker as they work to re-make their city. 

And we'll have a conversation with the mind behind the blog The UrbanophileAaron Renn is a leading urban affairs thinker and strategist in the midwest and his blog, The Urbanophile is a must read for people who are about cities.  We'll get Aaron's take on everything from city branding to the urban pecking order.

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