The Islanders asked Long Island for a more urban stadium. Voters refused, and the rest is history.
Also, a California city outlaws never-ending going-out-of-business signs and a Tucson hotel welcomes back Rod Stewart.
Here's the logic: Sandy threw the ocean at the land, and because of global warming, there were about eight inches more ocean to throw.
Officials may close as many as 100 public schools in Chicago this year. But the politics of right-sizing are never easy.
A cities-focused look at the outcome of key state and local ballot initiatives.
Revelry and misery at bars, watch parties and rallies across the country.
The Obama administration probably won't tackle major urban policy reform, but they do have an opportunity to set our neighborhoods on a better path.
Just take a look at these maps.
8 policy ideas the president should feel more than free to steal.
Images of the election booth, the world over.
While the 2012 presidential election will likely be the most expensive in history, a similar money-race is happening on the local level.
A quick survey of polling place waits around the country.
The trend over the past decade is clear.
And some other House races to keep your eye on.
In Bishkek, public officers and private security companies compete for business.
A Cities guide to the very close state-level elections.
America's major cities lean Democratic, but these swing state metropolises could end up playing a deciding role.
In chart form.
"We really don't care about the election right now, it's the furthest thing from our minds," one resident says. Still, officials are scrambling to keep the polls open Tuesday.