New evidence of a "sprawling metropolis" that existed in East St. Louis from 1000-1300 A.D.
The murder rate jumped 14 percent and other news
Today's NHL Winter Classic has netted cities as much as $36 million in revenue and Philadelphia is hoping to exceed that record
Striking libraries, museums and community facilities
The city has pledged to build a new subway line every year between now and 2017
When it comes to winning championships, big cities have some natural assets. But smaller areas can leverage their own advantages too
Possums, wrenches, potato chips and other strange traditions
New York City's first gay urban resort will open next year. Is this the start of a new brand of architecture?
In 2012, the parents of every new baby will receive about $129 from the government, and other news
The city went broke in the 1870s. A look at how the Memphis of today compares with this low point
A round-up of the strangest city highlights from alternative weeklies around the country
The bidding war that wasn't for Vatican.xxx and other news from the holy city
How can we preserve what makes a place great while allowing it to evolve?
Why cities like Green Bay win an outsize number of championships
The home retail giant is building a walkable, mostly car-free neighborhood in East London
The best - and strangest - in urban catch phrases
The farcical design mimics the vision Kim Jong Il allegedly saw at birth
A handful of new programs offer books in public spaces to anyone who wants them
A downtown zip line and other news