Some whimsical responses to a serious question.
How a small population might lead to big problems for a $7 billion fishing industry.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
In a city with politics in its life's blood, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal gleams with compromise.
Also, Los Angeles-area officials believe that "money makes the monkey dance," and a Georgia mayor struggles to get somebody to pay for his lawsuit.
No, we have not reached the end of segregation. Something much more complicated is going on.
Why Prudential thought it could save America's downtowns through its own decentralization.
The "Mayors Challenge" will award "breakthrough solutions" to urban problems.
The convention center market is over-saturated, but the race to keep building them bigger and better hasn't slowed.
The city's largest public art project opened this week.
Installation artist Jessica Stockholder wants pedestrians to feel like they're "walking through an animated film."
A handful of new travel companies ask what you'd learn if you approached the mundane in your own neighborhood like a tourist.
Can a city reduce the number of deaths to zero?
Believe it or not, a new study of canopy coverage in Baltimore suggests maybe they can.
The NATO Summit wraps up, and Chicago returns to normal.
Two teams from smaller metros are doing remarkably well in this year's playoffs. But big city franchises have typically dominated NBA titles.
A sociologist and an urban historian document the community activism reshaping some of the cities hardest hit by the great recession.
How bikeable is your city?
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.