Amanda Erickson

The Plight of New York's Hidden Homeless: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

The Case for Centrist Mayors: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

The Downside to a Housing Recovery: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last 7 days.

How Houston Could Become America's Best City: Top #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

Understanding Nairobi's Shopping Mall Siege: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

How D.C. Became a Theater Boom Town

The city's largest theaters are thriving. But does success come at a cost?

The Navy Yard Shootings Expose D.C.'s Deep Divides: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism.

As Cuts to SNAP Benefits Loom, Food Pantries Can Only Guess How to Prepare

Will anti-hunger groups across the country be expected to provide millions of extra meals next year, or billions?

Even New York's Projects Are Gentrifying: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism.

Why Fewer Students in College Is Good for the Economy

There were nearly half a million fewer people enrolled in higher education in 2012, and that's a good sign.

Who Is Bill de Blasio: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism.

Why Is D.C. Abandoning an Effective Program That Keeps Kids Out of Jail?

The city's youth court just ran out of funding. Will anyone swoop in to save it?

How a Song About Cheeseburgers Saved a Tiny Michigan Town: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

How Palestine Gave Birth to a Brand-New City: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism.

How Detroit Really Is Like America: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on urbanism we've come across in the last 7 days.

'When Will My City Fit Me, Daddy?': Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

The Mystery That Haunts a Brooklyn Bar: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

Portland Confronts Years of Legal Limbo For a Downtown Homeless Camp

A judge is set to decide whether a tent city owes the municipal government thousands of dollars in fines.

Ask Your Kid's Teacher to Open a Window

New research suggests better ventilation in classrooms could cut down on illness-related school absences.