Would you get an "S" tattooed on your arm just for the sake of completing an art project? These guys did.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The secret to catching a train there, revealed.
The late New York Mayor was never for want of words.
"I wanna see a guy with an MBA in business, give him 125 square feet. He wouldn't be able to do it."
Observation decks can be good business, and The Shard in London hopes to cash in.
VBZD? "Vector-borne and zoonotic disease." SLCS? "Sea level change scenarios." CSO? "Combined sewer overflow."
Celebrate this awful time of year by thinking about the cities that have it even worse.
Architects propose a massive expansion as a cheeky critique of the preciousness of iconic buildings.
The more alike our cities and neighborhoods become, the harder we try to stand out.
One civil engineer believes trip capacity will increase if cities turn to two-way streets.
Self-organized groups of religious enforcers should not feel free to intimidate community members into silence.
Why the chainification of the corner store is a bigger deal than losing book stores and record stores combined.
"I like good vandalism but you gotta know where to put it -- that's key."
Wrangling over the funds will have a big impact on recovery.
Hobbyist mapmaker Andrew Lynch is fascinated by what nearly was.
Dishing out the latest in public-toilet news.
This weekend’s New York Times story on long-distance cyclists might scare off potential everyday riders.
The city's waterways have also been known to host sharks and whales.