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How Baltimore's Curfew Is Throwing Off the Night Shift

Baltimore's 10 p.m. curfew may be keeping things calm, but it's a tough slog for local workers.

Damn the Developers?

Regular old home buyers are having a hard time finding places they can afford. Are investors to blame?

Using Public Shame to Stop Litterbugs

Hong Kong used DNA analysis to put a face to the typically anonymous crime.

'We Disagree With Any Implication That Freddie Gray Severed His Own Spinal Cord'

A leaked police report suggests that the Baltimore man tried to injure himself, a notion that his family and supporters angrily reject.

Why Great Transit Is Worth Loads of Money to Local Businesses

Reliable buses cut down on employee turnover—dramatically.

Vandals Built a Brick Wall in the Door of This German Train

It's like the commuter version of The Cask of Amontillado.

'I Don't Believe in Paying Rent'

One woman's off-the-grid living arrangement—in a yurt.

In Front of Zero Fans, the Baltimore Orioles Win

In a baseball first, no one was allowed to attend Wednesday's afternoon game in the city, rescheduled during a week of civil unrest.

Americans Think the Middle Class Is Shrinking

The recession appears to have convinced many that they will never escape the working class.

L.A.'s Love/Hate Relationship With Waze Continues

One councilmember is pushing the city to partner with the app to reduce congestion on residential streets.

How Sanitary Are Your Local Restaurants?

New apps make it simpler for consumers and researchers to evaluate restaurant cleanliness.

Mapping Every City’s Most Scenic Routes, One Photo at a Time

The "Geotaggers' World Atlas" follows the path of Flickr images.

Hey, London Developers: Up Yours!

An artist's collection of "postcards" offers a grim and hilarious view of the hyper-developing city.

Stack a Desktop Cityscape

These blocks aren't just for kids.

For Bike-Share Equity, Convenience Is Key

New recommendations for building accessible systems suggest more stations in low-income neighborhoods—and more density in general.

Rent Will Remain Too Damn High for the Foreseeable Future

Homeownership is on the decline, leading to a scramble for rentals.

Get Ready to Stream Every Episode of Seinfeld

Kiss your productivity goodbye: Hulu just bought the rights to the classic '90s sitcom.

Baltimore's Day Off

The city's schools may have been closed, but Tuesday was still full of learning opportunities.

The History of 'Thug'

The surprisingly ancient and global etymology of a racially charged epithet.