A ban on outdoor gas heaters from Parisian cafés doesn't look like it will be implemented anytime soon.
Michel Holley built a mini-city of hulking towers on the Left Bank. He thought he was creating a utopia, but most of the city disagreed.
The view from the city's electronic music scene.
Haven't you always wanted to sleep in a rusty car lofted over Amsterdam?
More than 200 years after it was initially drafted, the law was repealed. By a lady. Who may or may not have been wearing pants.
Observation decks can be good business, and The Shard in London hopes to cash in.
Here's what the originals look like.
How a band of dedicated housing activists got the French government's attention (and participation).
Man against machine.
The world like you've never seen it before.
There are serious cultural reference points to be found in China's obsession with 'duplitecture.'
We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.
The city is getting soft.
Public spaces decked out in the season's finest.
Two artists cover a Montmartre wall with more than 200 expressions of adoration.
The French capital's third tramway extension in a month.
Starting in 2013, Paris will shut off all neon lights between 1 and 7 a.m. Will it kill the city's famous nightlife?
In hindsight, supersonic commercial travel turned out to be a very brief period in the history of aviation.
As Russia considers reviving "Stalingrad," we scan the map for other unsavory historical figures.