New York

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Thanksgiving Boom Towns

Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?

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The 10 Least Reliable Roads in the United States

A new report ranks the corridors that are most susceptible to sudden traffic jams

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The Occupy Movement and the New Public Space

It's time to have a serious debate about what we really want from our public spaces

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6 Successful Crowdfunded Public Art Projects

With funding for the arts at an all-time low, these projects still managed to get off the ground thanks to websites like Kickstarter

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Your City is Full of Bees

New York City's newly discovered bee and what it taught me about nature in the most urban of places

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A Visual History of Manhattan's Grid

A new exhibition examines the master plan that made New York what it is today

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Start-Up New York?

New York City is well positioned to overtake Silicon Valley as the country's tech innovation leader

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'New York is Not a City of Alleys': A Film Location Scout's Pet Peeves

Nick Carr, a New York City location scout, explains why "Ghostbusters" captured the city so well and what annoys him the most about certain directors

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Building a Better Bus Route, With No Defined Stops

The flexible-route bus concept would blend the regularity of traditional bus service with the range of a taxi

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America's Best Clean Water Cities

Philadelphia has the nation's best practices according to a new report from the NRDC

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The Multiple Personalities of New York's Gateway National Recreation Area

Photographer Laura McPhee captures the essence of one of the country's most-visited, and most imperiled, national parks

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Bloomberg's Long War Against Protests

The New York City mayor's decision to clear out Occupy Wall Street is just the latest example of his autocratic leanings

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How Manhattan Sped Up its Buses Without Rapid Transit

The city's select bus service cut down idle time by collecting tickets at stops, rather than on the bus

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Jane Jacobs and the Power of Women Planners

In a field dominated by men, Jacobs broke through with groundbreaking, decidedly female ideas about how cities should work

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Mapping 'Missed Connections'

An artist analyzes the geography of New York Craigslist personal ads

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The Geography of Great Restaurants

Why tolerant, happy places provide the best places to eat

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So Are People Moving Back to the City or Not?

A new analysis shows downtown cores are gaining population, but the numbers are still up for debate

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Where the Twitterati Live

Why the world's most popular tweeters are clustered in a handful of American cities—and Brazil

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The Politics of New York's Stalled Taxi Plan

A sweeping new proposal by Mayor Bloomberg would expand cab coverage beyond Manhattan. So why hasn't it gone anywhere?