InWithForward uncovered that there were some surprisingly welcoming and humanizing third spaces in the inner city, where anyone can feel legitimate, without stigmatizing line-ups or eligibility criteria. These dignified spaces are important, and we need more of them.
Evenings and weekends often stretch on. Places like the Mustard Seed are roaring places at night - and with the vibe of a music hall, rather than a service, it’s an attractive place to be. There are few other options for places to go at night that feel ‘normal’ and ‘dignified.’
What if there were more physical spaces with a vibe of normalcy, where people might start to build other networks and find activities to fill their day?