When there's no other arts funding in sight, there's always the municipal waste budget.
From now on, the city's building code will require new residential construction to include "cool roofs" capable of reflecting sunlight.
In some surprising ways.
Nearly 40 percent of Providence's land is occupied by institutions that do not pay taxes. That worked fine until the city needed cash.
Even in an era of cheap, digital communication, most of us are still talking to our neighbors.
The city's emergency manager reaches a power-sharing agreement.
The Census Bureau maps the homeownership rate of every neighborhood in America.
Levels of pollution exposure can vary dramatically within a city.
Young children who hear fewer words do worse in school. Providence wants to close the gap.
Car culture may not be making us sick. Cities aren't necessarily healthier than suburbs.
The outgoing New York mayor ramps up "Bloomberg Associates," a free consulting group for any city that will listen.
Providence's mayor tamed his city's money problems in just one term. Will that propel him to statewide office?
Alongside every other building in Washington, D.C.
Median incomes have been growing the fastest, however, in a very different part of the country.
By as much as $200 a month.
Scientists have trained algorithms to determine your "urban tribe" from your online photos.
More people use them than you may realize.
New data suggests America's expanded safety net has been crucial to reducing poverty over time.
A cautionary note about constant digital photography.