Lex Berko

Why We Should Embrace the Urban Nap: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

When a Mural Is in Jeopardy: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Every Single Bodega in Manhattan, Photographed

Artist Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata walked the whole borough to document each instance of this cultural institution.

What Your Upstairs Neighbors Are Really Doing

Are they assembling furniture? Bowling? Partying on a weeknight? A new video reveals the truth.

Understanding Urban Coyotes, One Photo at a Time

A new photojournalism project documents the quiet spread of these maligned predators into cities.

I Was a 1906 New York Tenement Inspector for a Night

An immersive educational event at Manhattan's Tenement Museum brings attendees up close and personal with housing reform history.

The Private Lives of L.A.'s Mountain Lions

In these captivating photos, a mother and her kittens chow down on a deer in the Santa Monica Mountains.

The Record-Setting Skyscrapers You've Never Heard Of: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

The Citizen Journalists of Rio's Slums: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

The Peculiar Way New Orleans Warps Time: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

The Urbanist Case for D.C. Statehood: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

The Last Seltzer Man in New York City: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

What's Really At Stake in the Battle Over Street Vending: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

What Fonts Can Say About a City: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Chicago's Gangster Past, Minus the Romance

A collection of photographs from the Chicago Tribune archives rejects spectacle in favor of brutal, messy truth.

Questioning the Media's Narrative of Detroit: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

The Best #Cityreads of 2014

The pieces that stuck with us this year.

Confronting Climate Change in an Alaskan Village: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

The Future of the American Trailer Park: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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