Property taxes and state aid are both down, creating major problems for local governments.
A toilet fixture in Brazil lets you shred on the guitar with the force of your urine.
A wetlands restoration project in Boston is a cautionary tale about making bad decisions in the first place.
A city branding effort people might actually care about.
A fast food restaurant in a century-old Georgian mansion.
Artist Stephen Walter maps the city below the surface.
Heavy rain has transformed even the most mundane urban tasks into a challenge.
Also, the first protester is banned from the London Olympics; shameful Japanese bureaucrats can't drink alcohol for a month; a California city outlaws charity.
Drift wants you to "unfamiliarize" yourself in familiar places.
A "third space" that encourages socialization, its easy access reduces emissions as well as drunk driving.
The impact of income, class, and religion.
Could this be the worst car accident ever put to video?
A handful of new travel companies ask what you'd learn if you approached the mundane in your own neighborhood like a tourist.
Haunted by negative top ten lists, the Indiana city tries to convince kids it's a place worth making a life in.
A local journalist offers a strange diatribe against D.C.'s bikeshare program.
Without better planning, health disparities between rich and poor neighborhoods will continue to grow.
Luke Jerram's wind-powered "Aeolus" looks like the result of smashing together a pipe organ and a porcupine.
Not much, according to one urban hactivist, as long as you've got some white tape and shopping carts.
Londoners prepare for a weekend of festivities.