The city wants to replace its century-old gas lamps with LEDs, but preservationists are crying foul.
Photographer Philip Jarmain has spent years slipping into Detroit's historically significant abandoned spaces, now prey to scrap thieves, fire bombers, and municipal bulldozers.
A town of 52,000 people has called the famous bridge its own since 1971.
NYC's art-punk golden age, Chapel Hill's indie-rock community, and Memphis's Stax Records all declined in about the same way: The underdogs became the establishment.
A super useful piece of furniture for the outdoor urban living room.
The elusive graffiti artist speaks out.
Starbucks says it just invented the "Duffin." But a well-known tea shop has been selling them for a while.
A Star Destroyer from George Lucas's fevered imagination, perhaps?
Architect Azin Valy created street chic dresses, bags, and scarves that incorporate aerial views of cities around the world.
On its independence day, a look around the country's lingering ethnic tensions.
Macau bypassed Vegas years ago as the world's biggest betting center and it's still making gains.
Chris Jordan warns against the environmental consequences of throwing away more than a trillion cigarette butts annually.
The city just instituted new bans on outdoor debauchery. But will they just push tourists into once-quiet neighborhoods?
A clickable collection of booksellers, book locales, and Bay Area authors.
The United States and China eat the most meat, and poorer nations tend to subsist on cereals and starchy roots.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Alain Robert entertained the lunch crowd in La Defense yesterday as he scaled a 607-foot tower with his bare hands.
A new book invites Bill Clinton, Zadie Smith and more to explain what draws them to their favorite urban green space.
The team just got some new lifelong supporters.