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The Geography of the Year in Music

The cities with the most singles on Pitchfork's 2011 "Best of" list

Una Arquitetos

12 Eye-Catching Storefronts

A dozen facades that are sure to attract curious shoppers

Oh Choong Young

The Best City Time Lapse Videos of 2011

From New York to Los Angeles to Barcelona to Seoul and beyond

Los Angeles, Then and Now (1894-2011)

A look back at how far downtown L.A. has come since the turn of the 20th century

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Have Yourself a Merry City Christmas

A collection of holiday photos to remind us why we need our public spaces 

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What We Can Learn From City Busways

A look at the successes and failures of some prominent American systems

Nate Berg

L.A.'s Bike Lane Blues

After two coats of paint, a new bike lane in Los Angeles is struggling to take hold

Ice Cube as Urbanist

The rapper's take on Los Angeles' architecture would make critics proud

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The World's 10 Best Transit Poems

A short list of our favorite verses from public transportation around the globe

Nate Berg

Rehabilitating the Occupy L.A. Park

Emptied of protesters, the park outside Los Angeles City Hall will take months to fix

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Mapping Traffic Fatalities Across the Country

A new interactive map shows where drivers, bikers and pedestrians were killed 

Andrea Bowers & Olga Koumoundouros

The Most Artistic Cities in America

Some smaller neighborhoods maintain surprisingly vibrant artistic communities

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Thanksgiving Boom Towns

Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?

Postcard From Los Angeles

Free turkeys, mandatory smiles and 1 dollar land for Occupy Los Angeles

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The 10 Least Reliable Roads in the United States

A new report ranks the corridors that are most susceptible to sudden traffic jams

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L.A. Opens Up its School Yards

A pilot program allows joint use of school playgrounds by communities in park-poor areas

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In Los Angeles, Front Yard Farmers' Markets

A new law will allow local farmers to sell their goods from their homes

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How Green Is High-Speed Rail?

Experts say America's bullet trains will need to carry 10 million passengers to offset the environmental impact of construction

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Do Doctors Avoid City Smog More Than Others?

In Los Angeles, at least, the answer is no