Hurricane Sandy exposed striking vulnerabilities in the city's supply chains.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The flag of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast wasn't deemed "gay propaganda."
Without addressing the complexities of local law, even the most resilient designs risk lingering on computer screens and drawing boards without implementation.
A new study reminds us that poverty is the giant backpack dragging down American students.
Officers explain in their own words what happens when city services can't keep up with a population explosion.
As expected, he won a New Jersey special election Wednesday night, but the path ahead is far from clear for Washington's newest political celebrity.
Scenes from a city reopened.
Tea Party America doesn't look much like the base of the big-business Republican Party.
Joe Lhota's "white woman clutching a subway pole with a black man in the background" moment.
Experts are divided over a law currently being considered by the Illinois State Legislature.
Farmers today produce 145 percent more food than just a few decades ago, but they're also responsible for a third of greenhouse gases.
It will call its last conscript this week, a tradition left over from the USSR.
The working theory: If big, liberal cities won't liberalize their marijuana laws, statewide initiatives are bound to fail.
The city's incoming middle- and upper-class families are rallying around public schools.
Society has been quantifying the "best" places to live for a long time, but the things we care most about are never fixed.
Spain's capital is banning everything from dangerous rollerblading to jumping in a fountain.
He won't face any jail time though.
The bathtub alone cost $20,000.