They often feel particularly isolated and alone. But a small group of developers is trying to change that.
Officials may close as many as 100 public schools in Chicago this year. But the politics of right-sizing are never easy.
Revelry and misery at bars, watch parties and rallies across the country.
This is quite an elaborate way to avoid parking tickets.
While the 2012 presidential election will likely be the most expensive in history, a similar money-race is happening on the local level.
Chris Ware chats about his imaginative new work, Building Stories.
Data are scarce, but a look at grants from the National Institutes of Health gives us at least a partial picture.
The metros best primed for trick-or-treating and Halloween revelry.
Hurricane Sandy's impact won't spare the Midwest.
Meet the Chicagoans who rescued it (and hundreds others) in what may be the most depressing job in the city.
The concept: to provide the kind of swimmable setting found in quieter river locales.
A Chinese supermarket giant has announced plans to build 1,000 "virtual" supermarkets.
Probably not, but as a recent case in Chicago shows, it might not be too helpful either.
Miami may be the international hub of memorable parking, but it’s not the only city sporting glitzy garages.
Seriously. Carnivores are coming to your city, and they know how to cross the street.
For the first time, neighborhoods will be able to bid on local radio wavelengths. Here's what that means for cities.
A Chicago group is fighting storm water pollution and heat islands by offering rebates to people who buy trees or rain barrels.
Artists modified this train to include gruesome animal specimens, grass growing on the walls and a campsite lit by an electric sunset.
Start-ups and entrepreneurs promise a bright future. But is it a future that crowds out the poor and disadvantaged?