Track down a building's code violations, noise complaints, or that nagging history of chemical contamination.
Why some places might have better cognitive skills than others.
What happens when workers follow manufacturing work to a city's fringe, only to find that service jobs have returned downtown?
This "Wearable Solar" clothing allegedly can restore half of a phone's power when worn in bright sunlight.
A tale of two transit projects: Citi Bike vs. the 2nd Avenue subway.
The city has filed a lawsuit against MLB for stalling the A's move from Oakland. But there's surely a non-litigious deal to be made here.
Even when they know they're not.
Easy-to-use tools to cut through bureaucratic red tape, via the Knight News Challenge.
The elected leaders of the nation's largest cities are arguing for the right to "set whatever marijuana policies work best" for them.
He'd made it about a mile away from home before being captured in a residential neighborhood.
The country celebrates by lighting beach bonfires up and down the coast.
Google takes its cameras to a street of the vertical variety.
The Canadian city is only beginning to recover from historic floods.
There's no doubt the mayor deserves credit for major improvements to New York City schools, but the one thing he'd like to be remembered for is also his least clear-cut success story.
Broadly speaking, the answer comes down to poor planning and a commuter learning curve.
New Yorkers can mount this thing on their heads and never worry about finding a Citi Bike dock again.
New York’s Youth Justice Board has produced a compelling set of recommendations to reduce truancy rates.
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.
This was the largest and brightest the moon will look until August 2014.