Fasting and praying at gas stations can be a challenge, and that's under the best of circumstances.
Get a whiff of a place you miss.
Its flaws cloud rather than clarify the recent debate over NYPD tactics.
Every year, critics complain about amateur eaters and disappointing food. So why do so many cities keep the tradition going?
As a candidate, Obama promised to bring this transformative program to 20 cities around the country. That didn't pan out, but is the president to blame?
Now that USA Today has written about it, surely it's time to go back to being uncool again. I can hardly wait.
Poor design and over-development have put our burgeoning urban centers at serious risk.
Jakarta bests New York and L.A. as well as Tokyo, London, and São Paulo, according to a recent study.
The city has tried to provide a cool summer ride since 1905, with varying degrees of success.
"Queueing theory" says we hate the injustice of waiting on chaotic lines.
San Francisco's Financial District is more Manhattan-like than it is San Francisco-like, and other observations.
What we lose when cities begin copying each other.
Users of sites like Airbnb are snubbing a recent law that forbids short-term apartment rentals.
Philadelphia voters are in uncharted territory as the state fights over restrictive new ID legislation.
A new NYPD system allows police to quickly collect data from cameras, crime reports, and 911 calls. What's the impact on our privacy?
The best idea we've ever heard for swiping into the subway has sadly fallen on deaf ears. Any takers?
Constructing the necessary "religious infrastructure" takes much more effort in existing dense neighborhoods.
Global class conflict is still playing out on a local scale.
Metro areas with low rates of marriage, high unemployment, and low educational attainment have the largest share of 'boomerang' kids.