New York

One World Trade Center's Bathrooms Already Have Obnoxious Graffiti

Dishing out the latest in public-toilet news.

You Don't Have to Be Superhuman to Commute by Bicycle

This weekend’s New York Times story on long-distance cyclists might scare off potential everyday riders.

A Brief History of Dolphins Turning Up in New York City

The city's waterways have also been known to host sharks and whales.

Tough Talk from Cuomo: 'Maybe Mother Nature Doesn't Want You Here'

The governor proposes using some of the money from the Sandy relief bill to buy out property owners in the hardest-hit coastal regions.

The Best Maps We've Seen of Sandy's Transit Outage in New York

How transit access changes the perception of distance and accessibility of resources in a city.

This Micro-Apartment Exhibit Is So Enticing, You'll Want to Move In

New York's latest foray into smaller living hits all the right notes.

Should Manhattan Rebuild This Ruined Subway Station?

The South Ferry station is worth it — but that doesn't mean the money should be squandered.

Class-Divided Cities: New York Edition

Examining America's dramatic socio-economic residential segregation.

Can We Finally Declare Peace in the 'War on Cars'?

Recent polling data suggests the public is much less divided than many headlines would have you believe.

Data-Mining NYC's Dog Obsession

New Yorkers: they're just like us.

Instructional Video of the Day: How to Build Skyscrapers Over Moving Trains

Neat!

Brooklyn Building Transforms Into a Huge Equalizer

Truly mesmerizing.

A Map for All Possible Routes

How to get where you're going by foot, by car, by transit and bike, all on one map.

Practical Suggestions for Disaster Preparedness From New Yorkers

Pulley systems for delivering food in tall buildings, rainwater harvesting, and other smart ideas.

Awesome Images of the Day: Streetview Kaleidoscope

The world like you've never seen it before.

When Pinball Was Illegal in New York (and Chicago and L.A.)

Can't hear those buzzers and bells.

The Amazing Amount of Damage Sandy Left Behind

Almost three months later, there's still much to do.

Pointless Mayoral Sports Betting: Surely We Can Do Better Than This

America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.

5 Ideas for Keeping Street Cats Warm This Winter

Architects set out to create warm spaces for New York's 10,000 feral cats.