Patrick Sisson

Patrick Sisson

A Chicago expat living in Los Angeles, Patrick Sisson writes about the forces shaping urban life, from housing and transportation to consumer trends and technology.

photo: Aqua the Clown waits for his cue to perform during the Tommy Bartlett Show in Wisconsin Dells on Lake Delton, Wisconsin.

For Resort Towns, This Could Be a Cruel Summer

With summer vacation in flux, how will tourist-dependent regions, beach towns, and other family getaway destinations in the U.S. survive?