It’s not often that we can really relate to what Olympic athletes are going through. Michael Phelps, however has taken the internet by storm with his very relatable game face. Here are just a few time where we might have felt like Phelps.

Right Now With Emily Morrison (LinkedIn, Twitter)

What I’m Doing – Keeping up with the Olympics as much as possible.

What I’m Listening To – Lorde

What I Want to Know From You – What’s your Phelps face moment?

We’re Buzzin’

A Vintage-Style Coloring Book for America’s National Parks – There’s something about being in the presence of sublime natural splendor that evaporates stress and leaves joy in its place. The 59 Illustrated National Parks Coloring Book won’t necessarily create that feeling, but it could very well inspire you to seek it out with bright, bold graphics of America’s most iconic vistas.

New App Rents Driveway Parking Spaces for $1 an Hour A pair of entrepreneurs has launched an app that allows property owners to rent driveway spaces to people looking for parking. Also, the app helps people find the parking they are looking for.

The Junk Playground of New York City-Where children tinker with saws and hammers while parents stand on the sidelines


5 Days Until International #CityHallSelfie Day

POLCO Offers ELGL Members Golden Tickets

The Award for Best #CityHallSelfie Goes To…

I Love BBQ: Pam Antil, City of Santa Barbara, CA

Download the #CityHallSelfie Avatar for Twitter

Upcoming ELGL Events

Supper Club: ELGL Supper Club in San Mateo, CA – August 28

Webinar: Future Schedule Technology Efficiency Series – New Webinar Every Month

Conference & Networking: League of Women in Government Symposium + Networking – September 24

Networking: ELGL & ICMA BBQ Mixer – September 25

Webinar:Local Governments & Local and Regional Food Economies – October 11

50 Nifty

Citizens, officials divided on funneling tax dollars towards sports stadiums

The Best Urban Walks From Around the World

Finally: A Map of NYC Transit that Includes Bus Routes

A Denver Suburb Bets Big on Free Lyft Rides to Light Rail

New Orleans Planning Commission Recommends Limits for Short-Term Rentals

Neighborhoods With Greater Walkability Have Pricier Homes

Local Gov Confidential

Zika, Rio and the Rising Health Hazards of Megacities