The city primps for its big day.
An interview with Brad Frost, who collects photos of QR code absurdity.
A traffic jam to end all traffic jams, and more news.
The Homeless Detective, ADHD Girl and other urban problem-solvers invented by New York City students.
A Philadelphia photography project transforms ad spaces with pictures of the working poor.
A team of Portuguese architects propose a lofty concept to fix America's troubled education system.
A D.C.-based entrepreneur imported his own diner in 2009, but now he's looking to sell.
A banned Buddhist festival makes its triumphant return, and other news.
Graffiti artists have created words that seem to float several feet above the crooked roadways of a Brazilian favela.
According to new data from Gallup, university towns are the happiest metro areas in the country.
A roommate fight turns fiery, and more news.
New efforts to document soundscapes, past and present.
Attention, media: Please stop writing about bus-roof gardens as if they could actually exist in real life.
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.
The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.
A new book offers case studies and tips on creating quick and effective urban interventions.
Scenes from Chernobyl's ghost town.
A modest-sized home makes a bold statement in this South Korean neighborhood.
That's the question in Miami, where a design firm has created a temporary pop-up park, complete with sod and seating.