Tom Downey writes about strange, forgotten, or unknown aspects of the world, mostly outside America, for a variety of magazines including WSJ and Afar.
The (Not So Great) Economics of Micro Restaurants
Serving a dozen diners a night is getting more popular but not more profitable.
By 2060, the American South Could Be Three Times as Urbanized
Singapore's Early Morning Free Transit Program Has Been a Huge Success
The Extraordinary Future of Shoes
Why Are Europeans 'Bad English Shaming' Their Politicians?
Imagining the Gaza Invasion in Major U.S. Cities Through Maps
Cost of Living Is Really All About Housing
Why You Shouldn't Mock Suburbanites Who Say They're From the City
London's Tube Is Dangerously Hot, and the City Can't Do Much About It
What Happens When Every City Has a Giant Ferris Wheel?
Restaurants Really Can Determine the Fate of Cities and Neighborhoods
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