Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The Marlins are tanking, and dragging the MLB down with them.
You have to start somewhere, we guess?
Seven months later, the A train is running to the Rockaways.
Add Vice President Joe Biden to a list that includes Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, and Michael Jackson.
The city has about 16,000 empty buildings, and it's developed a unique program to rehab a small number of them.
The battle over Gezi Park has become a symbol of opposition to the city's massive urban upheaval.
Comparisons to car accidents or prescription drug overdoses offer little insight.
For now at least, the country's most sustainable form of urbanism is relegated to pilot projects.
Officials are putting up sham businesses to try to prove austerity works.
How construction and development makes life difficult for cicada broods.
Earthquakes! Buildings knocked over! Wrangler jeans spontaneously combusting! What will (not) happen in your city?
Using a plasma cutter, Colin Selig makes couches that would make Hank Hill jump with joy.
Water is now rising at a faster rate off the New Jersey coast than at any point in 6,000 years.
Four architects lay out their vision for a brighter, cheerier, more functional transit hub.
But all is well, according to the embattled mayor.
Do you know your city's "commuter-adjusted population"?
The mayor allegedly told staffers he knew where the video was stashed, citing the home of the men who may have killed to get their hands on the tape.
Right now, 15 minutes might be the best we can do. But with the right tools, we could completely overhaul in the way we forecast tornadoes.