Popular in northern Europe, cohousing is still a fringe option in the U.S. But the number of cohousing communities here is set to climb, thanks to Baby Boomers.
The perils of "biking while black" came into sharp focus this month.
Even after widespread protests over police brutality and racial profiling, a majority of the public thinks cops are doing well "protecting the safety and rights of minorities."
Rather than let a pub fall to developers, a community transplanted the whole thing.
Stephen Powers and ICY Signs resuscitate the art of sign-painting—along with the morale of those in Baltimore's poorest neighborhoods.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
How a sense of community can help stop a bullet.
Neither country can afford to let the recent attacks in Paris distort the policy debate on the role of law enforcement.
The media project Mundo Villa chronicles life good and bad in the informal settlements of Buenos Aires.
Twenty of the warmest years in known history have now occurred in the last 20 years.
But even Google admits the technology still has a ways to go.
Thousands of carp, tilapia and catfish will be relocated to less absurd settings by Bangkok officials.
Here's where you really don't want to swim in the Big Apple.
The weight-sensitive ZBoard 2 can dawdle or zoom at 20 mph, depending on your foot pressure.
The part of town where you live—and especially where you grew up—can profoundly affect lifetime earnings.
The new finding fits with a host of evidence linking urban greenery to mental health.
4 things to consider when you're pretty sure you might vomit on your way home.
Scientists and architects are pioneering a new cartography for blind users.
Debates over wage-requirements are common at the federal and state level, but more municipalities are joining the conversation in an attempt to address variations in the cost of living.