Henry Grabar

Replica of the Day: Cities Made of Toothpicks

Toothpick cities, two ways.

Skyscraper Record Breaker of the Day: Mecca

And other findings from a report on very tall buildings...

Is There Less Drunk Driving in the South, Or Just Less Data?

We've got a couple of theories.

Overdue Convenience of the Day: City Hall as Food Truck

In Boston, that pesky paperwork you're supposed to fill out comes to you.

Unless You Live in Takoma Park, Beverly Hills, or Reno, You're Probably Going to Get the Flu

Google knows.

Bike Accessory of the Day: The Hotel Bell

Are you signaling a turn or calling the concierge?

Gift of the Day: A Wall-Mounted Street Grid

More gifts for the urbanist in your life.

Video of the Day: A Year of Fighting Fires in Detroit

In Highland Park, Michigan, a fireman records his work.

Riots in Belfast After City Council Votes to Lower Union Jack

Tensions are never far beneath the surface in Ulster.

Are Some Cities Built to Encourage Drunk Driving?

A look at which major U.S. cities have the most fatal car crashes per capita.

Mayoral Candidate of the Day: Jose Canseco

Yes, that Jose Canseco.

Movie Scenes of the Past in Real Life New York

Christopher Moloney photographs screen-grabbed movie stills against the city landscape.

Record Breaking Metro System of the Day: Beijing

With an end-of-year expansion, it is now the world's longest subway system.

Wikipedia's Most Common Word in the History of Nations? Definitely 'War'

A map of few words.

Minimum Wage of the Day: San Francisco Reclaims #1, at $10.55 Per Hour

San Francisco is once again the best city in America to flip burgers.

Deal of the Day: Free Rides in Los Angeles, London, But Not New York

We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.

The Geography of Drunk Driving

The percentage of accidents involving alcohol varies widely by city.

Urban Fabric of the Day: City Quilts

The city is getting soft.

Mapping the Census: A Dot for Every Person

A perfect representation of density.