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Why America's Religious Jews May Not Be Able to Move Back Downtown

Constructing the necessary "religious infrastructure" takes much more effort in existing dense neighborhoods.

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The Divided Global City

Global class conflict is still playing out on a local scale.

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The U.S. Cities Where Young Adults Are Most (and Least) Likely To Live at Home

Metro areas with low rates of marriage, high unemployment, and low educational attainment have the largest share of 'boomerang' kids.

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Why Cyclists Run Red Lights

Mostly to turn or because the signal doesn't recognize them, according to the latest research.

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Decline of the Day: Stop and Frisk Down 34 Percent in New York

With legal challenges mounting, the NYPD conducted 70,000 fewer stops last quarter.

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The Geography of James Bond

Who's been to more cities, you or 007?

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The Emotional Impact of New Skyscrapers

When you love a city, every change in its skyline is a sign of how it has aged with you.

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Confirmed Stereotype of the Day: Brazilians Love to Dance

The World Cities Culture Report came out today, and most of what you thought is true.

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The Geography of Bars and Restaurants

America's best cities for eating and drinking, according to Trulia.

Brooklyn Volcano Claims a Sacrificial Car

One more reason not to park over a manhole.

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Metrocards Could Be Pieces of a Gigantic Urban Puzzle

A Brooklyn design firm proposes a clever way to combine advertising and adventuring.

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Inside the Surprisingly Lucrative World of Cardboard Theft

With the help of a rental truck, you too can cash in on the multimillion-dollar cardboard-rustling business.

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The Geography of Team USA

Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.

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The Promotional Video Olympics

The ridiculous advertisements for Paris, Moscow, and New York make us think London deserved the win.

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Why Urbanites Make the Best Use of Environmental Resources

The head of the environmental program at Bloomberg Philanthropies makes the case in this compelling video.

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Visualizing the New York Subway System's 'Data Exhaust'

What do 1.6 billion mass transit trips through the city look like?

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Where the Creative Class Earns the Most

Workers do well on the east and west coasts.

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Economic Baseball Theory of the Day: Is the Ichiro Effect Real?

Can a team's star player affect a city's economic trajectory?

Which U.S. Cities Have a Bigger GDP Than Greece?

Ranking the economies of Europe and some of America's biggest cities.