Cycling has dropped precipitously in China's capital. Will it ever be popular again?
Four years after "cleansing" the city of its strays in advance of the Olympics, somewhere between 500,000 and 5 million cats have returned to Beijing. But is relying on volunteers to trap, neuter, and release them the best plan?
The city's notorious pollution is put into perspective by a local physician.
How I'm figuring my way around Beijing
In The Spirit of Cities, author Daniel A. Bell tries to capture a city's essence, in brief