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New York's Legal Battle Over Stop and Frisk Comes to an End

The new mayor plans to settle the landmark case. 

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Anthony Weiner Used to Hate Bike Lanes. Now, He Loves Them.

If only he'd made this a central plank in his campaign for mayor! (And not been an Internet skeezball.)

Niizeki Hiromi

A Poignant Love Letter to New York's Chewed Sidewalk Gum

An artist pays respect to the victims of the Japanese tsunami with cute, heart-shaped gum wads.

Sina

The Fuzzy Logic of a Jaywalking Crackdown in New York

Officials hope it'll make streets safer. But pedestrians are often the victim of careless, speeding drivers.

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This Year's Super Bowl Has a Particularly Embarrassing Neighbor

Chris Christie described it as "the ugliest damn building" in the state, "and maybe America."

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The Future of Honking

Cars are getting quieter. Should horns be getting quieter as well? 

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The Narrow Geography of the Grammy Awards

Half of the nods for this year's biggest awards went to artists living in L.A., New York, or Nashville.

A Photographic Tour of 1970s Brooklyn

Portraits of a borough in transition.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

In New York, a Heated, Beach-Themed Bus Stop to Escape the Dreary Winter

We can't imagine a better ad for a Florida vacation.

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Bixi Files for Bankruptcy, But Bike-Share Goes On

The company's bike-sharing systems are in place in cities all over the world. So what happens next?

Yes, You Can Buy an iPhone Case That Doubles as a Stun Gun

Next time someone tries to pick your Apple, give them a taste of your Yellow Jacket. 

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De Blasio's 'Vision Zero' Plan Could Set a New Standard for Traffic Safety

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to eliminate pedestrian deaths.

This Chart Explains Why the Nation Is Riveted By the Chris Christie Scandal

Never underestimate the power of commuting issues.

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Say Hello to Your Newest Urban Animal: the Snowy Owl

The fluffy-white hunters are everywhere this year, from New York to Baltimore all the way down to Florida.

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How the Politics of Transportation Made Chris Christie, and Could Break Him

The New Jersey governor became a conservative icon after shutting down a major tunnel project. Now, his reputation hangs in the balance.

Anthony Scerri

The Magical Beef-Based Transit System of 'Burgertown'

Where one man's fascination with burgers and New York's MTA intersect.

Beefing Up Population Density Won't Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new map showing the carbon footprint for nearly every zip code indicates that suburbs are powerful greenhouse-gas emitters.

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Should Cities Ditch Their Mayoral Mansions?

This outdated tradition may cause new mayors more headaches than its worth.

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Bill de Blasio Shovels His Own Snow, Thank You Very Much

Unlike certain, ahem, other mayors.