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Scarecrow Video

Meet the Independent Video Stores Making It in the Age of Netflix

There aren't many left, but the ones that have hung on are winning by specializing and moving into the events business.

Fabian Sixtus Körner

Bangalore Street Art Aimed at Curbing the Men Who Pee There

The 'Pee Project' is part of a tide of new public art that takes the city as its canvas and its inspiration.

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Accident of the Day: U-Lock Becomes You-Lock For a Few Hours

Way to lock up that neck.

Climate Desk

New York's Gas Crisis Is 'Like Something You See in the Movies'

Brooklyn drivers literally running on empty, stuck in gridlock.

Swoan Parker/Reuters

The Other Hurricane Sandy: The Storm's Impact in Haiti

The country's government has proven surprisingly capable in the face of its latest natural disaster.

Grim Scenes From New York's Flooded Subway System

Huge parts of the train network remain out of service. Here's why.

Carlo Allegri / Reuters

In New York, the Pay Phone Makes a Comeback, However Briefly

Nothing brings back old technology like a black out.

Manuel Silvestri/Reuters

Venice's Flooding Season

High tides come back to the Italian city.

Reuters

Next for New York: Real Flood Prevention Plans

Once the city recovers, it will have to decide what to do about the next storm.

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Behind the Scenes in Barcelona's Innovative Solar Energy Program

The Catalan city is leading the way.

Andrew Kelly / Reuters

Making Our Coastal Cities More Resilient Can't Wait

Hurricane Sandy is the wake-up call.

Shelley Miller

Sugar-Based Graffiti That Confronts the Legacy of Slavery

These cake-frosting murals may look sweet, but their message is bitter. Also, beware of wasps!

Reuters

The Legacy of the London Olympics? Memories and Debt

What were the Games good for, exactly?

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New York's Sustainability Catch-22

The city's greenest asset – its subway system – also became its greatest weakness this week.

The Blog Igniting Omaha's Tech Scene

In a city where humbleness is a virtue, Silicon Prairie News helps entrepreneurs shout from the rooftops.

Jennifer Sage

Deal of the Day: Cheap Sidewalk Lunch at a Fancy SoHo Restaurant

A silver lining, New York style.

ABC

The Surreal Evolution of Nashville in Pop Culture, From Altman to ABC

The new series may be cheesy, but it reflects some very real changes to the city it depicts.

Hurricane Sandy Likely Caused Alabama's Incredible Light Show

Every kind of solar-light phenomena there is seemed to occur all at once over Huntsville.

Andrew Kelly/Reuters

No, Looters Did Not Ravage New York During the Hurricane

Keeping calm and carrying on, literally.