Finding the nutburgers

My friend Patsy Terrell introduced me to the concept of “nutburgers,” which is a much more fun way than “creative class” to describe artsy, interesting, creative people who don’t quite fit the mold, but who turn out to be a town’s all-important engine for growth, development and escape from irrelevance. I’m pleased to report that it’s getting much easier to find the nutburgers when I travel, even in the most unexpected places. I enjoy seeing such sparks of excitement in communities, and it’s striking how much they have in common. Where you find nutburgers, you will find decent coffee, usually

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