How America's oil and gas capitol came to design a park at the forefront of green public space.
To help citizens better understand the budget process, Calgary's mayor let them craft it themselves.
Also, Bogota outlaws public handguns; L.A. says no to beach football; a palm-reading aptitude test is no longer acceptable in China; and Hoboken bans Snookie.
A new report finds growing urban and minority populations that will affect redistricting and reapportionment in the Mountain West.
Janice Daniels, the tea party mayor of Troy, Michigan, recently said something bad about homosexual people at a student forum on bullying and suicide. But what was it, exactly?
He’s seeking a “strong-mayor” system, but opponents of the plan have prevented it from happening since 2008.
The capital of post-Soviet Azerbaijan is decking itself out for Europe's kitschy song contest.
Cities ban things! Also in this week's edition: D.C. outlaws Occupy protesters and large dogs are no longer welcome in one Chinese city.
The East Haven mayor has apologized for seeming to suggest his city's racial ills could be cured with delicious Mexican food.
Today's business-centric view of the mail system stands in contrast to its historical civic mandate
Baltimore's program to mediate disagreements between gang members successfully prevents homicides
The issues facing the nation's cities were largely ignored in the president’s speech
The revival of Guayaquil offers a powerful model for urban recovery
Urban areas around the country are drying up - are there any easy solutions?
The numbers don't lie: Prejudice isn't just morally reprehensible, it's economically punishing as well.
That's the number of mayors who have pledged their support to a new city-based gay marriage advocacy group
In 1937, a California city just southwest of Hollywood tried to change its name - to Hollywood