An East Village food shop owner discusses the post-recession difficulties facing Mom-and-Pops.
Citizens are considerably more friendly to bike lanes now than they were last year.
New York City and San Francisco are the most "requested" destinations on CouchSurfing.org.
It's time to recognize that most people are never going to "stop worrying and learn to love the traffic."
Your lasers, your bike locks, your pieces of wood, and any hopes you had of actually getting near the action.
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.