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
The serious economic challenges facing the next three GOP primary states may hurt Romney and help more conservative candidates
The city council went ahead and voted to accept millions in federal money Tuesday, despite the mayor's objections
Sheboygan's embattled mayor, who's Internet famous for epic displays of public drunkenness, survived the first stage of a recall effort on Tuesday
The majority of China now lives in cities
Wet shelters may be connected to more deaths than we'd like, but they offer a last-resort home to the chronically homeless
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have been getting most of their campaign contributions from the same place: the monied ‘burbs.