Also, the first protester is banned from the London Olympics; shameful Japanese bureaucrats can't drink alcohol for a month; a California city outlaws charity.
A handful of new travel companies ask what you'd learn if you approached the mundane in your own neighborhood like a tourist.
According to a new survey of public officials, city governments face new restrictions from states.
Three of the most embarrassing wastes of city taxpayer money ever recorded.
The setting sun is about to click exactly into the city's grid, creating a godlike spectacle of flame and shadow tonight and tomorrow.
Ever wonder what an airline stowaway sees when peaking out from within his Samsonite sanctuary?
Also, L.A. outlaws plastic bags; Lady Gaga ponders violent threats in Jakarta; and much more.
U.S. Navy Blue Angels soar above the World Trade Center as part of Fleet Week.
Bike lanes could keep accident rates low, even without helmets.
We're looking at you, Manhattan.
A wildlife expert and Smithsonian scientist help solve one of life's enduring urban mysteries.
A Brooklyn-based woodshop has made a lounger out of a New York City water tower's reclaimed timber.
Some notes on six weeks of travel in and around Japan's great city.
At best, noise is distracting. But the distraction can have significant consequences.
The new frontier of augmented reality apps comes to urban art.
How bikeable is your city?
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.
Taxes on quick car-share trips run as high as 60 percent.
The city is covered in advertisements. At least this one will help me move my butt from one part to the other.