The city holds several advantages for creative types, despite its high cost of living
The best - and strangest - in urban catch phrases
Holiday scenes from Baltimore's zany blue collar neighborhood
Cities spend millions on high-tech systems. But after decades of research, we still don't know whether they work
Programs aim to make temporary business turn permanent
Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?
Repairing existing residential buildings produces about 50 percent more jobs than building new ones
A map of the country's most intriguing mayoral races, city council competitions and referendums
10 roads whose days cutting through cities are nearly numbered
What America's first-generation railroad system says about its next one
Program tries to streamline purchase of thousands of vacant properties
On the eve of releasing a new smart growth plan, Gov. Martin O'Malley discusses density, smart growth, and a city-centric future
Guaranteeing cheap downtown parking creates all the wrong incentives for drivers
Permitting and environmental review will be expedited, pushing for final approval within 18 months
Cleveland finds a way to embrace winter at Progressive Field
They're less visible, but most cities have flags just like countries or states. Some are great. Others, not so much.
More than 40 percent of congestion delays occur during off-peak hours
Houston and L.A. recently turned theirs off. Will others join them?
A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation