New York

How New York City's 'Pothole Gang' Fixes 4,000 Holes a Day

Headquartered in a small depot beneath the Williamsburg Bridge, the crew is responsible for overseeing 6,000 miles of road.

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Lessons From Sandy: Even New Green Infrastructure Was Destroyed

Restoring or creating wetlands that last is no small feat.

Mark Lascelles Thornton

Imagining the World's Iconic Buildings All in One Skyline

An artist's impossible city borrows landmarks from eight major cities, including New York, Chicago, London, Shanghai, and Taipei.

My Brooklyn

'My Brooklyn' Tells a Story of Gentrification and Loss

The documentary takes aim at developers and city officials who smilingly insist that "change is good."

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Are Some Cities Built to Encourage Drunk Driving?

A look at which major U.S. cities have the most fatal car crashes per capita.

Is This the World's Oldest Dash Cam Video?

Incredible footage from the 1920s shows New York's traffic has always been a problem (especially when you're rushing to put out a fire).

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How Google Street View Could Help Post-Sandy Staten Island

Residents worry the photos will hurt property values. But the site could raise the kind of awareness the "forgotten borough" will need as it rebuilds.

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Movie Scenes of the Past in Real Life New York

Christopher Moloney photographs screen-grabbed movie stills against the city landscape.

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Record Breaking Metro System of the Day: Beijing

With an end-of-year expansion, it is now the world's longest subway system.

1 WTC; The Port Authority and the Durst Organization

2013's Architecture to Watch

The buildings (and controversies) that will define this year.

A Watercolor Guide to Harlem's Hidden Bakeries

An artist chronicles the neighborhood's best sweet shops.

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Resilience Is About Relationships, Not Just Infrastructure

As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, the importance of community connections cannot be overstated.

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Banned in America, 2013 Edition: Conversion Therapy, Eating Horse Meat, Plus Many More

Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.

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Why Don't American Subway Stations Have Public Bathrooms?

Some say it's a security measure — but others think it's a matter of money.

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Will Climate Change Alter the Geography of New York's Public Housing?

In the aftermath of Sandy, New Yorkers suddenly remembered that many of the city's housing projects are placed along the water.

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Despite Sandy, Plans for Huge Staten Island Ferris Wheel Roll Forward

Weighing jobs vs. climate change in New York's hardest hit borough.

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Mapping Brooklyn's Spiky Gentrification

Property values have soared in some neighborhoods. But other parts of the borough have been largely excluded from the boom.

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Deal of the Day: Free Rides in Los Angeles, London, But Not New York

We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.

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The Geography of Drunk Driving

The percentage of accidents involving alcohol varies widely by city.