Boston hopes its driver-operated Street Bump app will grow sensitive enough to detect cracks in the pavement before they become gravel-spewing craters.
The Boston Society of Architects museum explains why the city is the way it is.
A few ideas for less competitive but still worthwhile city superlatives.
Effective height restrictions may be hurting more of our cities than we realize.
The 2010 bank-robbery flick finally gets the recognition it deserves with Boston's newest street corner, "The Town Take 2 Place."
America's mayors have joined up to battle criminal-gun trafficking... and to make entertaining football commercials, apparently.
A statistical examination of the long-term sports successes and failures of the cities in this year's Super Bowl.
A man in Boston saves money on housing by living in a mobile home he built.
Given other curbside alternatives, why do many intercity travelers remain loyal to the Chinatown service?
Cities ban things! Also in this week's edition: D.C. outlaws Occupy protesters and large dogs are no longer welcome in one Chinese city.
Boston is wooing venture capital away from its suburbs.
Today's business-centric view of the mail system stands in contrast to its historical civic mandate
New York and Boston are trying to get a bigger slice of the VC pie. But a new report suggests they're going to have to work a lot harder.
How the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum walked the tightrope between its founder's wishes and a sleek new design
This football season, some go all in
For a lot of cities, demolishing the most obvious candidates was the easy part
Commercialism is only one of many reasons for cities not to sell out their stops
A round-up of the strangest city highlights from alternative weeklies around the country
Why cities like Green Bay win an outsize number of championships