1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.
Researchers are digging into heaps of discarded food to uncover clues about why we throw so much of it away—and how cities can cut the waste.
The Brooklyn Public Library teamed up with the French Embassy for a festival that argues that slow, deliberate thinking matters more than ever.
A survey shows locals want more bike sharing and protected lanes, and most city council members are on board, too.
The city hopes to declutter its 662 miles of track to prevent train-delaying debris fires.
The author Sarah Jaffe sheds light on why urban areas are hotspots for demonstrations.
How the future ‘Living Single’ reboot can reclaim the urban narrative ‘Friends’ ran off with.
What if the city’s transit stops were renamed according to their most popular hashtags? Next stop: #cronut.
In the video game ‘Super Mario Odyssey,’ he’s ready to leap around the Big Mushroom.
Gleaming icons appear on the pavement well ahead of cyclists, giving them enhanced safety in blind spots.
This short film paints an intimate portrait in less than two minutes.
Departing from a focus on pure craft, more schools are helping students learn how to turn a profit.
Shared work spaces are popping up far away from urban cores.
After the initial hype fizzled, “Silicon Alley” thrived by playing to the city’s strengths as a financial powerhouse.
Take a reeking dive into the Manhattan neighborhood’s days as a meat-packing district.
A short film looks at the personal side of the much-maligned service, the same year it shut down for good.
A contemporary twist on the classic ballet.
Vik Muniz, Chuck Close, and others have made the soon-to-be-opened line into something like an underground museum.