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Isn't That Spatial?

a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever

ITS001: Geography of the Dive Bar

Welcome to Isn’t That Spatial! This is a podcast dedicated to casual (so casual) topics in geography and the spatial component of… whatever.

This first episode (!) discusses the geography of the classic dive bar – its history, its urban and rural iterations, and how it currently fits (or doesn’t) into our contemporary urban fabric. But it’s very casual. Very breezy.

I’ll always post my show notes here on this website, including links to sources and relevant articles.

If you have a topic you think would be very Isn’t That Spatial to explore, please let me know in the comments!

-Amanda

P.S. We’re coming soon to iTunes and other stuff – for now, SoundCloud and LibSyn are our primary media.

Show Notes + Links

Dive Bar History:

Library of Congress

More dive-y-ness from the Library of Congress

New York journal and advertiser, March 9, 1899

LOC and the Excise Tax

University of Houston – Prohibition

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Dive Bars Now:

Mapping Bars vs. Grocery Stores

Strongtowns on Drunk Driving

Dive Bars and Gentrification

Can New York Protect Its Dive Bars?

Get ready…

…to set aside a whole 10 minutes of your week for the inaugural episode of Isn’t That Spatial.

Hint:

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