Transit riders will get to hear the mayor's voice on their trips throughout the Olympics.
Cai Guo-Qiang transforms fireworks into eardrum-shattering "smoke paintings" in cities across the world.
After yet another days-long mass power outage, it's naturally time to have the same argument all over again.
The U.K. is planning to protect its upcoming Olympics with missiles. Here's where they're shooting from and how far they can fly.
"People just want to live for a day in a zombie apocalypse," explains Mark Siwak, the braaaaains behind Z World Detroit.
The city's newest attraction hopes to lure tourists to its waterfront despite a massive construction project nearby.
Creating a better measure of non-physical urban factors in post-earthquake damage.
Metros where housing is already expensive, especially in California and the Pacific Northwest, are seeing the biggest increases in average rents.
One of Havana's most popular past times.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu makes the case.
As the Games approach and reality sets in for hoteliers, procrastinating tourists are starting to be rewarded.
A walk down Broadway used to be all jangle and buzz, an urban improvisation of sound and action. Now it’s more like a prerecorded loop that repeats block after block.
In Auckland, New Zealand, a micro-theater is grafted onto an existing stoop, transforming stairs into seats.
An interactive mapping effort tries to find where locals think their neighborhoods actually are.
By 2031, this summer's Olympic site should be a dense checkerboard of housing and parkland.
The Fall of the Creative Class? Not so fast.
A new book argues that locavores are terrible for the environment, the economy and global food security.
Your waste goes on a magical journey from becoming "mixed liquor" to "sludge cakes," as this photographic tour of Arlington County, Virginia's newly renovated wastewater plant reveals.
The Ansar Dine have seized the city and hope to "destroy every mausoleum in the city — all of them, without exception."