City officials think so, and they've launched a low-tech campaign to get people to pay attention.
Neighborhoods within 2 miles of city hall saw huge jumps in population between 2000 and 2010, according to new numbers from the Census.
"This statue goes against the tradition of making statues to honor victories," a museum official explained. "It is an ode to defeat."
For one thing, they're more interested in night clubs and restaurants.
An artist recreates the scenes captured by Google's cameras.
It’s all about the future street pattern.
Smokers and the battle for the outdoors.
Start-ups and entrepreneurs promise a bright future. But is it a future that crowds out the poor and disadvantaged?
Mobiloc says it's invented the first GPS-enabled bike lock.
Divers? Explorers? Really bad drivers?
Accidents and defaults have riders clamoring for a public takeover. But will the promised reintegration work?
Move over balloon animals. There's a new game in town.
Blame the remoteness of D.C., or its partisan rancor.
Predicting the outcome of the 2012 election with a highly scientific analysis of wall doodles.
This proposed Chicago building doesn't look like much, but it could clean up the air around the city's expressway.
Cities are building more houses than ever, but they are priced out of reach for the poor.
A former South Bronx teacher recalls how his own idealism kept his class from learning how to write.
Expansive landscapes, colorful festivals, and stuffed bears.
Towns and cities spend lots of time and energy wooing companies. Often, they get little in return besides broken promises.