Could Oregon's largest city be helmed by a tree-climbing arsonist, a man who holds proof of God's existence, or the guitar genius behind the tweaker anthem, "Mobile Crank Lab"?
Thanks to funding from a lawsuit, a lush new park was created in the city's south side.
Four years after "cleansing" the city of its strays in advance of the Olympics, somewhere between 500,000 and 5 million cats have returned to Beijing. But is relying on volunteers to trap, neuter, and release them the best plan?
They're sending money, medical supplies and even a makeshift border patrol.
Last night, Sheboygan voters tossed out Mayor Bob Ryan in the city's first-ever mayoral recall election.
The Brooklyn grocery is in the news for wanting to ban products from Israel, but over the years it's also exiled grapes, apples, sugar, light bulbs, water, tuna salad, etc., etc.
Unlike Europe, the U.S. hasn't had a rash of mass urban violence in a generation.
In Baarle-Nassau, pieces of Belgium and the Netherlands sit side-by-side, creating some strange municipal politics.
Also recently banned: Bath salts in Tennessee, prayers in England, and possibly "reckless skateboarding" in Los Angeles.
It's about time.
A new website offers communities practical advice on energy efficiency, transportation alternatives and more.
Two great global cities went head-to-head in a battle of words over which one is the best.
The rise and fall of the South, as staged in the backyard of West St. Paul councilman Ed Hansen.
Upset with Western decadence, the government of Uzbekistan is urging its citizens to shun Valentine's in favor of Emperor Babur.
A look back at 6 years guiding one of the world’s most livable cities.
The country's conservative drift is only deepening.
After a four-year rewrite process, the District of Columbia's proposed new zoning harkens back to before the 1950s.
New census figures show population dominance moving away from the east.
Plus, Tucson kills its Mexican American Studies program to comply with state law; Gulfport, Mississippi, clears out lawn couches; a meat thief is banned in Britain.