A comprehensive new report takes a critical look at our oversupply of museums, performing arts centers, and theaters.
A new book argues that locavores are terrible for the environment, the economy and global food security.
Worker-owned cooperatives are leveraging the city's the biggest institutions to create jobs in the impoverished neighborhoods right next door.
Members of Congress who spent much of this year fighting over transportation funding should remember they have the sweetest transit system around.
When major cities embrace climate and energy initiatives, the communities around them inevitably follow.
Police typically identify gang territories by tracking crime, graffiti and other clues. But a simple ecological equation might do the job even better.
No, we have not reached the end of segregation. Something much more complicated is going on.
Something dramatic has to happen to fundamentally change how and where Americans live. But what if the recession wasn't it?
Beautiful social housing in Los Angeles is trying to change the lives of its residents and the way communities feel about them.
The new owner of the Hornets wants to change the team's name. But in a city obsessed with its own authenticity, finding the right one will be no easy task.
Right now, civic-minded digital innovation is done mostly by volunteer hackathons and app contests. Code for America has a plan to change that.
Research suggests that people who participate in Freecycle communities experience greater group identity and solidarity.
Drift wants you to "unfamiliarize" yourself in familiar places.
A handful of new travel companies ask what you'd learn if you approached the mundane in your own neighborhood like a tourist.
America has more than 5,000 prisons. This is what they look like on our landscape.
I grew up hating the suburbs, but now I fear I might be living in one. What does this say about me?
New data points to the economic power of walkable neighborhoods – and the high cost of living in them.
Researchers are already at work turning toasty asphalt into energy cities can actually use.
We're looking at you, Manhattan.