An artist's collection of "postcards" offers a grim and hilarious view of the hyper-developing city.
The city's schools may have been closed, but Tuesday was still full of learning opportunities.
After hours of rioting around the city, the clean-up begins.
As the Supreme Court hears arguments toward a landmark ruling on same-sex marriages, public opinion has already turned largely in favor of gay unions.
Does the number of governments in a given metro area really matter?
In a rare sign of solidarity, shipping owners are supporting the day-long protest.
Highway money is on pace to run out in July.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The documentary "The Hand That Feeds" is a humanizing portrait of one battle in the wage war.
An illuminating new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York focuses on the legacy of historic preservation.
The city produces a massive amount of waste, none of which is managed very efficiently.
The Massachusetts region has four times the suicide rate of the rest of the state. Would a privately run system help or hurt?
In response to a wave of ADA-related complaints about Uber and similar companies, a new ruling could raise the accountability bar for ride-hailing services.
Longtime holdout New Orleans just banned smoking in bars. But there are better measurements of what most major cities are doing to clear the air.
The agency hopes a new satellite office will strengthen its relationship with the tech industry.
In 1970, cities epitomized everything that was wrong with the planet. That's changed, partly because of Earth Day.
That goal is part of the mayor's forthcoming "One New York" equity initiative.
"It may be crazy to swim in the canal," says Christopher Swain. "But what's crazier is that the Gowanus Canal is so messed up."
Dead fish are choking Rio's waterways, and the government doesn't seem to be doing much about it.