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In the Southwest, the Best Tacos Are Flat, Fried, and Puffy

Navajo tacos reveal the region’s Native American history.

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What It Takes to Evacuate 2 Million People: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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Giving Penn Station Its Glory Back: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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Why Chicago Needs to Focus on Unsolved Murders: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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In Santa Fe, Tradition and Identity Clash Over an Annual Festival

Can one of America's earliest civic celebrations reckon with its violent colonial roots?

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A Lone Public Defender Is Pushed to Her Limits: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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A Florida Suburb Turns Into an Ubertown: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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How Forests Become Refuges for Homeless People, and Why Locals Get Mad: Best #CityReads of the Week

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

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Serving Supper in a Restaurant for Refugees: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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A Pipeline Standoff Escalates in North Dakota

Standing Rock Sioux tribal leaders are joined by ranchers, farmers, and community members in a peaceful protest against the oil pipeline.

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Here Is Your Guide to Free Online Courses on Urbanism

Get schooled on architecture, sustainability and development.

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Evicted for a Debt the Price of a Meal: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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The Lasting Power of Old Urban Renewal Rules: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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James Baldwin's Cities

The American poet and essayist was born 92 years ago today in Harlem. His insights on city life are as incisive as ever.

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The Noise Addicts of New York City: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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When the Midwest Runs Dry: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

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Chronicling the Turbulent History of Boston's Chinatown

The Chinatown Atlas stitches together a digital portrait of the evolving neighborhood.

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How Prosecutors Buried Tamir Rice: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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