In the municipal mascot department, it seems that North America can't compete with Asia.
We have built a city up around them, but amphibians and mammals alike have persisted by genetically diversifying.
An artist offers up a cabin experience in the city as an experiment in bartering for space.
Studies suggest city dwellers are meaner than their suburban counterparts. Here's what the researchers don't understand.
Plaintiffs allege the policy leaves black and Latino residents 'under siege in their own homes.'
Despite initial skepticism, a 6 ½ Avenue would merely legitimize behavior that is already happening.
Gardeners reclaim the half-built McMansions of the Irish countryside.
Left-wing activists threatened to "derail" the project, arguing it would speed gentrification.
The Homeless Detective, ADHD Girl and other urban problem-solvers invented by New York City students.
What Katherine Boo's new book teaches us about the country's sky-rocketing inequality.
There's outrage in New York City over how many drivers get away with killing people every year. Here's one idea to help save lives.
A new exhibit explores radical solutions for the nation's housing woes.
One designer's vision to turn Maine's rural Piscataquis county into a 125-acre car-free village.
A Pavement to Parks program spruces up public spaces. Will it help keep the homeless away?
Does a controversial new app herald the death of street smarts?
Hyemi Cho never expected to have throngs of tourists peering into her apartment, but she came up with a painterly solution
The park opened to visitors again this morning, but significant barriers remain in place
New York City's newly discovered bee and what it taught me about nature in the most urban of places
A "recovering" engineer tears apart the latest "complete streets" design trend