Amid threats of closure, mainstays like Carnegie Deli in New York and the Kingfish in Oakland feel like essential parts of a city's culture.
And slum dwellers are suffering the consequences.
Minneapolis is thinking about nixing these consumer-friendly byways. More cities should follow suit.
Dispatches from the front lines of urban innovation
A new national organization will push to make it easier to get solar power when it can’t go on your own roof.
Placemeter’s live map tracks pedestrian and bike activity in one of the city’s busy intersections.
Historic neighborhoods provide benefits to everyone, not just homeowners.
A more sound understanding of local obstructionism could be the first step to diminishing it.
A federal court has ruled the state’s racially gerrymandered congressional map unconstitutional. Whatever happens now, voters are likely to lose.