A few of the 886 proposals from the Knight Foundation's latest open government news challenge.
Populations in markets hit hard by the 2008 crisis – like Phoenix, Orlando, and Las Vegas – grew faster than others.
When electricity was new, town leaders looked to "moonlight towers" to provide mass illumination.
A new book provides some crucial perspective on Michigan's most embattled municipality.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Snyder has "top candidate" for Emergency Manager in mind; consolidation of power will likely lead to cuts and asset sales that the mayor and city council sought to avoid.
Exactly how the Motor City is rebuilding its urban core.
Statler grew up with America's cities.
"Whiteout conditions" appear to have caused at least 30 drivers to lose control of their vehicles.
An unusual map shows the city's still struggling with a foreclosure rate of epic proportions.
And other lessons learned from a vast new data tool from the Urban Institute.
America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.
Detroit rolled out the next generation of fuel-efficient cars at this year's Auto Show.
During the lockout, some teams changed arenas, others asked for new ones, and some even pushed forward with condo towers and complexes.
In Highland Park, Michigan, a fireman records his work.
A look at which major U.S. cities have the most fatal car crashes per capita.
A perfect representation of density.
The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.
And other metrophors.