Mayoral candidate Ada Colau thinks squatters shouldn't be evicted from unused buildings. Some polls show she's in the lead.
Cities and states have shot far past Congress in raising the minimum wage. Will the feds ever catch up?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The department's reforms in the decades following the 1992 Los Angeles riots could provide direction for other police forces.
"Space is power, right? We don't have a lot of it."
On Thursday, members of the "No Expo" movement took to the streets. Tens of thousands more are expected to march against the event Friday.
A powerful new map of the city shows how its current poverty rates match up to racist mortgage policies of the past.
'BOOMTOWNERS' examines how American communities weather rapid transformation in the thick of an oil boom.
In a baseball first, no one was allowed to attend Wednesday's afternoon game in the city, rescheduled during a week of civil unrest.
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.