Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Jonathan Trappe is hoping to fly from Maine to Paris in a lifeboat suspended from a handful of helium balloons.
On Tuesday, voters in those states legalized marijuana for recreational use. But the administration could make implementation very difficult.
A short documentary examines how to prevent South Lake Union from becoming another blah maze of featureless buildings.
Harvard's new ecological urbanism app explores current practices, emerging trends, and opportunities for new initiatives.
Ever wanted to eat dinner on the toilet? In China, you can!
The Islanders asked Long Island for a more urban stadium. Voters refused, and the rest is history.
This developer has done more than almost anyone else to promote green affordable housing.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
A new exhibit from the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association showcases the simple visualizations of complex ideas that have changed how we live.
Segway Inc. has fallen out of the news. Perhaps it shouldn't have.
Two experts weigh in on how to prepare our cities to fight back against nature.
An updated map to reflect the newest film.
On-time arrivals have plummeted thanks to American Airlines' ongoing dispute with its pilots.
Also, a California city outlaws never-ending going-out-of-business signs and a Tucson hotel welcomes back Rod Stewart.
This high-tech garment detects the stares of rude people and instantly deploys shields.
Here's the logic: Sandy threw the ocean at the land, and because of global warming, there were about eight inches more ocean to throw.
A nor'easter adds insult to the injury inflicted by Hurricane Sandy.
Starting today, the internet giant will begin shipping wine to a handful of states, and others may follow.