Miami

The Curious Case of the 'Imposturbs'

Themed real estate developments have spread urban mimicry all over the world. But why do we want these places?

Is the Retro Ballpark Movement Officially Over?

20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.

Mapping How the Seas Will Eat Coastal U.S. Cities

Miami, Boston, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and other places that could have entire neighborhoods underwater by 2050.

The Death (and Life?) of Miami's Marine Stadium

The all-concrete stadium has been rotting since the early 1990s. Can it be saved? Should it be?

Why Miami's Real Estate is Booming Again

Miami's real estate prices have plummeted from their peak, but remain nearly 38 percent above their 2000 levels.

Can Urban Highways Be Fixed?

They don't cut down on traffic or make travel faster, and they should be replaced.

You Are Where You Wear

The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.

Strange Urban Animal Infestations, a History

Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.

The U.S. Metro Areas That Attract the Most Seniors

America is aging quickly, but some cities are welcoming more seniors than others.

The American Worker's Housing Affordability Crisis

Nearly a quarter of working households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing.

Why So Many Romantic Comedies Are Set in Cities

Snapshots of cities most love-inducing qualities.

The Death Row of Urban Highways, Part 2

A look at five more city-infringing freeways targeted for much-needed demolition.

A Lukewarm Report Card for High-Occupancy Toll Lanes

These roadways have performed well by some traffic standards, but problems remain.

Would Casinos Hurt Miami's Art Scene?

Artists worry that a proposed mega casino might "suck the life" out of the city's neighborhoods.

Florida Is the Nation's Housing Market

The state shows the depths of the continuing crisis, but also offers some insightful solutions.

The Where and Why of NBA Super Stars

For one thing, location matters

Postcard From Miami

Competing birthday cakes vie for Lebron James' affections and other news

Map of the Day: Florida’s Ongoing Mortgage Problem

High rates of foreclosure plague the state’s metros, but there are some reasons for hope

The Best Of 'Best Ofs' of 2011

A round-up of the strangest city highlights from alternative weeklies around the country