After a four-year rewrite process, the District of Columbia's proposed new zoning harkens back to before the 1950s.
New census figures show population dominance moving away from the east.
Plus, Tucson kills its Mexican American Studies program to comply with state law; Gulfport, Mississippi, clears out lawn couches; a meat thief is banned in Britain.
Neighborhood has been seeking incorporation for decades, but is turned down over financial concerns.
New numbers from the Urban Institute require some context.
Georgia says it’ll let Chattanooga have a piece of its air economy in exchange for water.
America's mayors have joined up to battle criminal-gun trafficking... and to make entertaining football commercials, apparently.
In an increasingly globalized world, Occupy Wall Street reinforced the primacy of place.
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.