Joe Lhota's "white woman clutching a subway pole with a black man in the background" moment.
A computer-generated visualization shows the island sprouting buildings that eventually clump together in one great clot of concrete.
The proposed learning center looks like a blimp got stuck in a rubbish bin.
In the 1970s, the Dutch launched an effort to "stop the child murder" by drivers. Could the U.S. do the same?
The city's tech and information sector has been pulling away from the rest of the country since 2009.
New Yorkers say they're willing to pay $400 a year for curb parking, so why does the city give it away for free?
One of America's most iconic bridges, letter by letter.
A few ideas for how to ensure more resilient communities.
An EU-funded project is building platforms to detect patterns in how people use urban spaces.
"If you get violated by a cop, how are you gonna trust that cop?"
NYC's art-punk golden age, Chapel Hill's indie-rock community, and Memphis's Stax Records all declined in about the same way: The underdogs became the establishment.
Stop it. Stop flushing wet wipes.
Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.
The elusive graffiti artist speaks out.
A new Tumblr documents NYPD vehicles obstructing the city's much-vaunted dedicated bike infrastructure.
According to a new study, the Asian population is falling rapidly; and real estate prices are sky-rocketing.
The geography of American innovation over the last decade.
The Democratic hopeful has kept his distance from some of Bloomberg's policies but seems eager to embrace the current mayor's worldly outlook.