A Handsome Atlas celebrates Uncle Sam’s data chops by reproducing three Statistical Atlases from the late 1800s.
Wood-framed storefronts, natural-seeming water features, commercial porches and more.
This weekend’s New York Times story on long-distance cyclists might scare off potential everyday riders.
Why blanket prohibitions are misguided.
Here's what the originals look like.
Walkability? Check. Car-free zone? Check. Glenn Beck endorsement? Check.
First it was the extreme heat, now it's horrible drifts of smothering sea lather.
A window into the steady rhythm of first responders in a major city.
A new analysis of accidents from 2000-2010 finds that drivers and riders share equal fault, but not equal suffering.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
An "important message" from CEO Byrd-Bennett.
The city's waterways have also been known to host sharks and whales.
New research shows a startling prevalence of the disease among children younger than 5.
A Boston non-profit pushes the city to enforce the state's "chastity, morality, decency, and good order" laws more forcefully. What is the world coming to?
Three months after a judge ruled to remove him from office, our favorite mayoral personality is back in business.
The governor proposes using some of the money from the Sandy relief bill to buy out property owners in the hardest-hit coastal regions.
How a band of dedicated housing activists got the French government's attention (and participation).
How transit access changes the perception of distance and accessibility of resources in a city.
He saved a freezing dog.